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Experience the best of Italy and Greece during their quieter seasons, when the weather is perfect and the crowds are gone. On this small ship voyage, you'll visit lesser-known ports and dock closer to key attractions, giving you a more intimate and personalized experience. Admire the breathtaking beauty of ancient ruins, inhale the delightful aromas of each region and witness the unique magic of each port, from the bronze characters of the clock tower in Messina to the pink flamingos of Trapani and the sweet sound of mandolins in Argostoli. This 12-night voyage is a celebration of the best that Italy and Greece have to offer, and it's sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.

This itinerary is simply a snapshot of what we can offer, and ports/excursions are subject to change, so contact our Luxury Cruise Travel Specialists to make the most of their expertise and the latest offers.

Day 1 to 3 Welcome to Barcelona, Spain

Day 1 to 3Welcome to Barcelona, Spain

Fly to Spain and take a private car transfer to Mandarin Oriental Barcelona for a two-night stay pre-cruise.  

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Day 3 Barcelona, Spain  

Day 3Barcelona, Spain  

Spend the day exploring the city, from the Sagrada Familia and the Park Güell to the iconic Las Ramblas and the many beautiful museums, before embarking on your seven-night cruise.  

Day 4 At Sea 

Day 5 Cagliari, Sardinia

Day 5Cagliari, Sardinia

The capital of the Italian island of Sardinia, Cagliari is a city that has something to offer everyone. From its historical landmarks and vibrant cultural scene to its stunning beaches and delicious cuisine, Cagliari truly has it all.

Day 6 Trapani, Sicily

Day 6Trapani, Sicily

Discover the beauty of Trapani through its renowned cuisine, brimming with fresh seafood and Sicilian flavours. Explore the vibrant streets lined with shops selling unique crafts and designer clothes. Experience the warm hospitality and friendly demeanour of Trapani's people, and let the city leave a lasting impression on you.

Day 7 Messina, Sicily

Day 7Messina, Sicily

Known for its beautiful beaches, its charming old town and its stunning views of Mount Etna, Messina is the third-largest city in Sicily. The city's Cathedral is one of the most impressive in Italy, and its astronomical clock is a masterpiece of engineering and artistry.

Day 8 Argostoli, Greece

Day 8Argostoli, Greece

Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia, Greece, is a charming seaside town with a lot to offer visitors. An island paradise with stunning scenery, charming villages and delicious food, Argostoli is the perfect place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Day 9 Corfu, Greece

Day 9Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece is a stunning island that will captivate you with its scenic beauty, rich history, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine. Visit the Old Town of Corfu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Achilleion Palace, the former summer residence of the Empress of Austria.

Day 10 Delphi, Greece

Day 10Delphi, Greece

Located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, Delphi was once home to the Oracle of Delphi, one of the most important religious sites in the ancient Greek world. Stand on the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, look out at the breathtaking views of Mount Parnassus or spend time at the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

Day 11 to 13 Athens, Greece

Day 11 to 13Athens, Greece

Disembark in Athens and enjoy two-nights post-cruise at The Dolli at Acropolis. Spend your time in Athens sampling some of the delights on offer before your return flight to the UK.  

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