11 Day Venice & 7 Day Eastern Med & Greek Isles Cruise
Independent Tour & Cruise Package Includes
DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Italy
DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Venice and transfer to your hotel on your own. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 3, Saturday - Full Day in Venice. Today is yours to explore Venice independently. Discover the city’s rich culture and history on your own or perhaps participate in the morning optional tour to the Islands of Venice Lagoon. In Murano, visit a glass blowing factory and witness the methods used in this fascinating art. Continue to Burano, the most scenic island of the Lagoon and visit Baldassarre Galuppi street filled with shops that sell famous handmade lace. In the afternoon join the optional walking tour of Minor Venice and Gondola ride. Optional Excursions.
DAY 4, Sunday - Cruise Embarkation. Enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to the port to embark your cruise. This evening get settled in your cabin and begin exploring the many unique features of your floating hotel. The ship will sail for Greece at 6:00 pm.
DAY 5, Monday - At Sea. Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail across the Adriatic Sea. Take advantage of your ship's many unique features including tennis and volleyball courts, or simply relax by one of the pools.
DAY 6, Tuesday - Full Day in Corfu, Greece. Arrive to Corfu at 8:00 am. Known as the "Emerald Island" because of its lush greenery and breathtaking beauty, Corfu is one of the hidden treasures of the Ionian Sea. The second largest of the seven Ionian Islands, Corfu has a breathtaking coastline and a lush countryside filled with olive groves, cypress, lemon and orange trees. Perhaps hike to the top of Mount Pantokrator for a panoramic view of the island's natural beauty. Set sail at 3:00 pm.
DAY 7, Wednesday - Afternoon in Santorini, Greece. At 1:00 pm arrive on the island of Santorini, known throughout the world for its stunning Red Beach, colorful sunsets, and whitewashed buildings along the sea-cliffs. Its harbor, the island's distinctive caldera, was formed thousands of years ago by one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions in history. This event, which created the island's placid harbor, is believed to have led to the demise of the ancient Minoan culture and inspired several Greek myths. Set sail at 10:00 pm.
DAY 8, Thursday - Full Day in Mykonos, Greece. Arrive to Mykonos at 8:00 am. Situated between Tinos and Naxos, the island is one of the most picturesque of the Cyclades archipelago and has become one of the world's top travel destinations because of its captivating, cosmopolitan atmosphere, beautiful beaches and exciting nightlife. History buffs will not want to miss the opportunity to visit the nearby island of Delos, one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. Continue sailing at 4:00 pm.
DAY 9, Friday - At Sea. Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail across the Adriatic Sea back to Italy.
DAY 10, Saturday - Afternoon in Ravenna, Italy. Arrive in Ravenna at 12:00 pm. Discover this historic town, once the westernmost pillar of the Byzantine Empire. Perhaps visit the Basilica di San Vitale, which dates from the mid-6th century and contains exquisite Byzantine mosaics. This church was the prototype for the famous Hagia Sophia, built just 10 years later. Stroll through the old streets and peaceful squares, browse in the fine shops, or taste the famously delicious food of the Emilia-Romagna region before sailing at 8:00 pm.
DAY 11, Sunday - Depart Italy. This morning, arrive in Venice at 8:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport on your own for your departure flight.
How to Book:
To book, phone Karyn Fallon at Imagine Tours & Adventures, LLC ~ Let us help you get away!
1 (603) 744-3135
* The following additional fees are not included, where applicable: optional tours and gratuities.