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Ultimate Mediterranean Treasures

Discover the true essence of the Mediterranean on a 23 day journey from Barcelona to Venice. Explore Monte Carlo, the Colosseum or see the ruins of Pompeii.

23 Day
From (AUD)
$ 38,395
  • 2019 Barcelona > Venice

    The cradle of culture

    Follow in the historical footprints of the great civilizations as you uncover the true essence of the Mediterranean. With plenty of late evening departures on this epic 23 day cruise you have time to explore the cradle of culture at a leisurely pace.

    Explore the indelible and awe-inspiring contributions from the Moors and Spaniards to the French, Romans, Greeks and Turks, witness the powerful memorial of the ANZAC Day Dawn Service, and linger along the sparkling Dalmatian Coast.

    Tour Code:

    402M

    Duration:

    23 Days

    Departure City:

    Barcelona

    Return City:

    Venice

  • 23 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Barcelona

      Welcome to Barcelona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board. Raise your glass and toast to the days ahead where many wondrous moments await. Please book flights to arrive by 12pm.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Monte Carlo
      Freechoice

      Discover glamorous Monte Carlo, or explore the Medieval village of Èze.

      This evening wander the elegant streets at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Calvi, Corsica

      Lying on the northern coastline of the island of Corsica, this small port is waiting for you to discover its secrets.

      Freechoice

      Discover this small port city on a walking tour or explore the well-preserved Sant’Antonino perched on a hilltop. Feeling active then join a local guide to hike the mountainous hinterland or take a guided bike tour.

      Tonight, explore the waterfront precinct at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Ajaccio, Corsica
      Freechoice

      Follow in the footsteps of Napoleon, or visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Alternatively discover Corsica’s wine making heritage. For a more active option, join a guided bike tour or hike the scenic coastal Route des Cretes.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Rome
      Freechoice

      Marvel at the iconic Roman monuments including the Colosseum, or visit Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. Alternatively, take a walking tour of the historic city centre. 

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Sorrento (Pompeii)
      Freechoice

      Visit the ruins of Pompeii, or take a guided tour of Sorrento. Alternatively, visit a local farm or explore the island of Capri.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Messina
      Freechoice

      Take a walking tour of Messina, or visit enchanting Taormina. Alternatively visit Mt Etna.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Messina > Zakynthos:

      Cruise the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and relax on board. You may choose to create an Italian masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. This evening explore the town of Zakynthos at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Zakynthos
      Freechoice

      Take a tour of the town, or visit an olive factory and winery. Alternatively visit a traditional farm.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Milos
      Freechoice

      Take a tour of the island and explore the volcanic rock formations. Alternatively take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or sit back and relax by the beach. 

      Enrich

      Tonight be welcomed to Milos with a lively performance of traditional Greek dances.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Naxos
      Freechoice

      Tour the island, or take a walking tour of the city centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Bozcaada Island
      Freechoice

      Enjoy a walking tour of this colourful island, or discover historic Troy. Alternatively, explore the island by e-bike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Canakkale
      Freechoice

      Witness a moving ceremony paying tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War I as dawn breaks over the Gallipoli peninsula. Alternatively take a tour of Canakkale.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Canakkale
      Freechoice

      Visit the ANZAC battlefields and see the poignant memorials, historic monuments and key battle sites of the peninsula. Alternatively take a tour of Canakkale or a tour of the historic village of Cardak. For a more active option, join a guided bike tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Athens
      Freechoice

      Tour the site of the 1896 Olympics or take a private tour of the Cycladic Museum and the Benaki Museum.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Milos
      Freechoice

      Take a tour of the island and explore the volcanic rock formations. Alternatively take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or sit back and relax by the beach.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Fiskardo

      Cruise the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and perhaps create your own masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Arrive this afternoon at the charming town of Fiskardo where you’ll join your local guide for a walking tour of the town, and taste some local Greek delicacies.

      This evening there is ample time to wander this small port at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Fiskardo
      Freechoice

      Uncover the highlights of the island of Kefalonia or take a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Kotor

      Startingly beautiful, the Bay of Kotor has been inhabited since antiquity.

      Freechoice

      Discover Kotor’s historic centre on a walking tour or visit the charming Baroque town of Perast. Alternatively choose a tour into the countryside to the former capital of Montenegro, Cetinje or the more active can choose a guided tour of the city walls.

      This evening there is ample time to wander this small port at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 20 - Dubrovnik

      The historic walled city of Dubrovnik will be a highlight of your cruise. World Heritage-listed, it has remained largely unchanged since medieval times.

      Freechoice

      Discover the secrets of the historic centre, or walk the medieval ramparts of the city. Alternatively, take a scenic journey to the Konavle villages, or take a guided kayak discovery around the magnificent city walls.

      Enrich

      Be enthralled by a private concert in a Baroque Church in the historic precinct.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Hvar > Split

      Lying off the coast of Dalmatia, Hvar is acclaimed as one of the world’s most beautiful islands and provides a perfect destination for Scenic Eclipse.

      Freechoice

      Visit World Heritage-listed Starigrad, or let your guide introduce you to the intriguing historic centre of Hvar. Alternatively, take a tour to explore the island and its olive plantations.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 22 - Split
      Freechoice

      Explore the exquisite Diocletian’s Palace, or trek up Marjan Hill with your guide for spectacular views over the city. You can also choose to visit historic Trogir or a take a tasting tour sampling Croatian delicacies.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 23 - Venice

      Your leisurely cruise of the sparkling Mediterranean ends this morning as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Please book flights to depart after 1pm.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 228-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences in Dubrovnik and Milos
    • 70 Freechoice shore excursions in 18 ports
    • Discovery Leaders on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • ANZAC Day Dawn Service
    • Explore by night at your leisure in 10 ports
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore