Greek Isles

 

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line on the

Explorer of the Seas

May 27 - June 5, 2020

10 Days / 9 Nights

(Roundtrip from Rome)

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy ~ Sicily (Messina), Italy ~ Valletta, Malta ~ Santorini, Greece ~ Mykonos, Greece ~ Athens (Piraeus), Greece ~ Naples (Capri), Italy ~ Rome, Italy 


Discover idyllic beaches and ancient ruins in the birthplace of poetry and art.
Temples, amphitheaters and villages preserved in volcanic ash, digs that are still revealing the mysteries of the past — Greece and the Greek Isles hold history for the ages. Cruise to Greece to enjoy dramatic sunsets across translucent waters while exploring the white cliffs of Milos, or transport yourself to the ancient past at ruins found on nearly every Greek island. The Temple of Aphaia looms over Aegina, while Delos Island hosts the incredible Terrace of the Lions. You'll find the world-famous Acropolis on Rhodes Island and the Akrotiri on Santorini. But don't forget to watch the sun rise over the Aegean while visiting the renowned windmills of Mykonos.
 

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Greek Isles

 

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

on the Explorer of the Seas

May 27 - June 5, 2020

10 Days / 9 Nights

(Roundtrip from Rome)

Air departs US on May 26th in order to arrive in Rome on May 27th.

 

Day 1

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy (Embark) ~ 5:00 PM

The Eternal City endures with endless adventures. Sip a cappuccino in an al fresco cafe and watch the city wake. Peruse ancient artifacts in National Roan Museum and Italian masterworks in Villa Borghese. Or learn about the ancestors of the Romans at the National Etruscan Museum.

 

Day 2

Sicily (Messina), Italy ~ 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Messina is the coastal jewel of northern Sicily. Let yourself get a little lost in the city, as you wander the streets taking note of the history embedded in its architecture. See the famous Messina Cathedral - its dome has stood since 1551. Stroll among neoclassical and Art Nouveau sculptures at the Camposanto. And check out the Church of the Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani, a 12th-century church that offers a unique example of Norman architecture, blending Arab, Byzantine, and Roman elements. 

 

Day 3

Valetta, Malta ~ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Begin your Malta adventure by wandering Valletta's Grand Harbor, with its 16th-century fortifications and sweeping ocean views. Then, Learn more about this island nation at the Malta Experience Museum - here, an audio-visual show guides you through 7,000 years of the island's history. Savor Malta's eclectic mix of Mediterranean, Arabic and European flavors through dishes like alijotta, a hearty fish stew with tomatoes and garlic, thickened with rice. 

 

Day 4

Cruising

Whether you’re craving fresh-rolled sushi at Izumi Japanese Cuisine, rustic Italian eats at Giovanni’s Table, or steakhouse classics at Chops Grille℠ — with options like these, meal time is guaranteed to always be memorable. And after you’ve treated your taste buds, keep the party going with more than fifteen cruise onboard bars, clubs and lounges to choose from. Like classic cocktails at the R Bar, perfectly poured pints at the Crown & Kettle, and late-night dancing at Club Twenty.

 

Day 5

Santorini, Greece ~ 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Santorini is one of the world's most popular islands, where adventure bubbles above the Aegean Sea in breathtaking ways. Take a cable car to see Fira's old cathedrals and enthralling museums. Swim in deep blue waters that lap black pebbled beaches. And peel back layers of history in excavated Akrotiri - all while relishing the dramatic scenery of this Cyclades isle.

 

Day 6

Mykonos, Greece ~ 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Powder white houses, sparkling blue waters, and red-hot nightlife - the Island of the Winds carries you away with colorful upscale adventures. Explore Hora's bougainvillea-laced pathways and see the Folklore Museum's Mykonian ship models. Join the raucous party on the shimmering sands of Super Pradise beach. Or watch the sunset from an open-air taverna - all nestled in the heart of Greece's Cyclades islands. 

 

Day 7

Athens (Piraeus), Greece ~ 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Explore the harbors of Piraeus, which showcase the Golden Age of Greek history. Visit the Hellenic Maritime Museum and the ship sheds - here, you can see how ancient ships were crafted. In the charming Castella district, you'll find some small, quaint shops and cafes amid the elegant neoclassical buildings. Head to Sotiros Street to find brand name stores, alongside smaller local shops. 

 

Day 8

Cruising

Slip away to the adults-only indoor and outdoor retreat. The Solarium is your slice of paradise, with soothing whirlpools, warm sunshine and a refreshing water mist.

 

Day 9

Naples (Capri), Italy ~ 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The third-largest Italian city and one of the oldest in Europe. Naples combines deep history and modern verve. Check out the extravagant Royal Palace of Naples, the former home of the royal family, with its beautiful tapestries and frescoes. People-watch from a streetside cafe in the Sanita district with a glass of wine and slice of classic margherita pizza. Then, head to Herculaneum to see the ruins left in Vesuvius wake after its historic eruption in 79 A.D. 

 

Day 10

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy (Disembark) ~ 5:00 AM

 

Starting From $1,137

 

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October 16 - 25, 2020

 

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