Mediterranean Collection

9 Days
Piraeus (Athens) to Venice
From (USD)
$ 8,495
Dates & Pricing

2021 Piraeus (Athens) > Venice

Sparkling coastlines

Cruise the Adriatic and the Aegean and explore the medieval warrens of Dubrovnik and Kotor.
Delight in the beauty of the Balkan Peninsula and let us escort you to Koper for an in-depth exploration of sophisticated Slovenia. From the islands of Greece and Croatia to the coastline of Dalmatia and the Italian Riviera, the sights, scents and tastes of this spectacular region await.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101M
Duration:
9 days
Departure City:
Piraeus (Athens)
Return City:
Venice

9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens, Greece

    Fly into the ancient capital of the world, Athens, and be transferred to Scenic Eclipse to commence your discovery of the Greek Isles & Dalmatian coastline.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Paros Island

    Quieter than its more famous neighbours, Paros is a blend of traditional architecture, stunning beaches, a vibrant nightlife and gorgeous little rural villages tucked into the countryside.

    Freechoice

    Experience the tastes of the island with a wine, olive and cheese tasting, or enjoy a guided walking tour of Parikia and see a special performance from the male choir inside the Church of 100 Doors. Alternatively, visit the Cycladic village of Marpissa with its whitewashed cubic houses, narrow streets, churches and windmills, or visit a local farm to see the organic production.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Fiskardo

    Fiskardo is a sailors paradise, home to fish tavernas and cafes that offer the quintessential Greek dining experience travellers dream of.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit the rolling hills of the Omala Valley to learn about the local wine industry from a wine cooperative, and visit the mesmerising Melissani Lake.

    Discovery

    If you’re feeling active, join a local for a hike or a kayak tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Kotor, Montenegro

    Startlingly beautiful, the Bay of Kotor has been inhabited since antiquity and is often described as the Mediterranean’s only fjord.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a guided walking tour of this world heritage listed city, or visit Perast with architecture dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, before boarding a boat to Our Lady of the Rock island to visit the chapel filled with magnificent paintings by local Baroque artists. Alternatively, visit the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, and the village of Njeguši.

    Discovery

    Join a guided hike of the Kotor city walls to St John’s Fortress and be awed by the views of Kotor and Boka Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    The historic walled city of Dubrovnik will be a highlight of your cruise. World Heritage-listed, it has remained largely unchanged since medieval times.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the historic city centre and visit some of Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks, or walk the city walls, climb the Minceta Tower and hear fascinating stories from your guide. Alternatively see the Croatian country side with a tour to the Konavle Valley, taste local wines and discover the tradition of silk weaving.

    Discovery

    Take a Discovery excursion by kayak and see the medieval walls from the sea.

    Enrich

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Hvar

    The Town Square in Hvar is among the most beautiful and the largest in Croatia. The medieval streets of Hvar Town are a treat to wander on this dreamy island.

    Freechoice

    Visit world heritage-listed Starigrad or explore the picturesque medieval centre of Hvar on a walking tour. Alternatively, discover the island of Hvar, visit a family owned cellar for an olive oil tasting and see the magnificent views from the Fortica fortress.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rovinj

    This fishing village on the Croatian Adriatic is famous for the St. Euphemia Cathedral, the highest church tower in Istria.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the well-preserved historic centre that started developing in the 3rd century, or visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula built at the same time as the Colosseum in Rome in the 1st century.

    Discovery

    Choose a Discovery excursion by kayak with a local or a guided bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Koper, Slovenia

    Koper, Slovenia’s largest town, is a well-kept secret. The picturesque medieval old town is a delightful mix of Venetian architecture surrounded by a nature reserve teeming with bird and animal life.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Walk around Koper, a former island and discover the legends of centuries ago, or delve into the village of Lopar and learn of its heritage and flavours. Choose to visit the Postojna cave with a guide and learn the secret of this underground world, or learn the history of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital and largest city.

    Discovery

    Explore the Dragonja valley on a hiking tour or take a panoramic bike tour of Parenzana.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Venice, Italy

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your homeward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Pricing & Availability