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Mediterranean Relics: Ancient Wonders and Coastal Cities - 2023

Athens • 20-night cruise with Piraeus, Itea, Katakolon, Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Sibenik, Opatija, Pula, Rovinj, Trieste, Zadar, Split, Brindisi, Giardini Naxos, Syracuse, Valletta, Trapani, Lipari, Castellammare di Stabia/Pompeii, Civitavecchia • Rome
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Split - Diocletians Palace
    THERE ARE A WHOPPING 19 UNESCO SITES PLUS 2 INTANGIBLE HERITAGE FEATURES TO SEE ON THIS CRUISE, INCLUDING DUBROVNIK, DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, DELPHI, OLYMPIA, AND MANY MORE
  • DISCOVER THE ANCIENT ROMAN ARENA OF PULA AND THE PICTURESQUE RESORT TOWN OF ROVINJ AS YOU CRUISE THROUGH THIS REGION
  • The ruins of Olympia and the mountains of Greece
    DISCOVER ANCIENT TREASURES IN ATHENS AND THE CRUCIALLY IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES OF DELPHI AND OLYMPIA
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Florence Extension
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO THE UNESCO CITY OF FLORENCE, ITALY
  • Greece and the Dalmatian Coast small ship cruise from Athens to Zagreb with Piraeus, Kotor, Dubrovnik, and Split including Instanbul, Lake Bled Slovenia and Oberammergau extensions
    SAIL ABOARD OUR BRAND NEW SMALL SHIP THROUGH THE ADRIATIC, IONIAN, AND MEDITERRANEAN SEAS, PASSING BY MORE THAN 1,800 ISLANDS ALONG THE WAY
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Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom

Category JS: Junior Suite

Category DS: Deluxe Suite

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom

Category SS: Studio Stateroom

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Adventure Highlight: Ocean Odyssey

Cruise on the Ocean Odyssey, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t

Dubrovnik, Croatia

See and hear history come alive with a local performance and tour of old town

Olympia

Step back in time to discover temples and the origin of the Olympic games

Opatija

Uncover this lovely seaside town, which once catered to European royalty with stately villas and a seaside promenade

Athens

See the bustling capital city of Athens with modern touches and history

Istrian Peninsula

Set sail through this beautiful Croatian oasis, stopping at Pula and Rovinj

Kotor

Enjoy natural beauty in this UNESCO-listed waterway and medieval town.

Krka National Park

Experience this gem of Croatia and home to breathtaking waterfalls and gorges against a green, mountainous backdrop before enjoying a boat ride back to Skradin with drinks on deck.

Split, Croatia

Explore UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace, which the emperor chose as his retirement home because of the area’s spectacular beauty

Rome, Italy

Fall in love with the Eternal City’s grandeur, and tour the Vatican Museums.

Extension: Florence, Italy

Get under the Tuscan sun in Florence, the beating heart of Italy’s esteemed foodie region and the birthplace of the Renaissance.

Sina Villa Medici

The intimate, 100-room Sina Villa Medici dates back to 1760 and its elegant charm fits into the quiet area of Florence’s old center, within walking distance of all attractions. This Deluxe hotel was last renovated in 2017; all rooms on its five floors include air conditioning, a refrigerator, cable TV, and Internet access. Onsite there is a health club, spa, and outdoor swimming pool.

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Vantage Leading Competitor Vantage Advantage
Journey Mediterranean Relics: Ancient Wonders and Coastal Cities Barcelona to Athens
Greatest value and most comprehensive features when compared to our competitors!

 Departure Comparison 9/13/2023 4/19/2023
Per Diem $679 $963
Included Tours and Special Features 51 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $4,050

Visit 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the storied ruins of Pompeii and Dubrovnik Old City

Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service on board ship to assist with all your personal requests

Up to 135 shore excursions

 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Odyssey has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.    Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio.
Accommodations in hotels  On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.     We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port.
 Cruise-Only Price*  $16,999  $18,299 Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days 25   19
Meals 66 meals: 24 breakfasts, 20 lunches, and 22 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
FREE Specialty Restaurants
FREE Open Bars and Lounges Plus In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily
The MOST included meals
Single Travelers
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements


The leader in solo travel - best value in the industry.
Extend Your Trip

Istanbul, Turkey 4 days from $1,799
Florence, Italy 3 days from $1,299


Medieval Catalonia 4 days from 1,499
Sacred Treasures of Greece 4 days from $1,799
Extend your journey and get more value for your dollar.
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 Air Upgrades  Up to FREE Business Class
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SPECIAL SAVINGS FOR KIDS
Children age 17 or younger sail for $1,299 on this voyage
SEVEN SEAS SOCIETY SAVINGS
Past guests enjoy additional savings up to $1,550 per suite on this cruise

Vantage offers the best value in deluxe travel and the most ways to save.

Comparison date as of 9/30/22
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