Grand Middle Sea, Moorish Spain, Morocco & the Canaries

07/12/2018 through 10/28/2018
07/12/2018 through 11/21/2018
Voyages to Antiquity

Grand Middle Sea, Moorish Spain, Morocco & the Canaries

Athens to Tenerife

  • 26 days
  • 2-night hotel stay in Athens
  • 1-night hotel stay in Fez
  • Free air* from select US gateways

Follow in the footsteps of ancient civilizations on a grand voyage across the Mediterranean, charting a route through what was known in times past as the Middle Sea. Your journey begins with two nights ashore in the Greek capital of Athens, for a chance to see the capital’s many wonders, including the Acropolis, site of the Parthenon.

Then visit the Minoan settlements of Akrotiri in Santorini and Knossos in Crete. Stroll through Chania’s Old Town and sail into one of the most spectacular harbors in the Mediterranean, the Maltese capital of Valletta.

Explore Sicily’s Greek and Roman ruins, the Palatine Chapel and the Cathedral in Palermo. Visit the ancient Doric temple of Segesta or the exquisite hill-top town of Erice, then cruise up the Guadalquivir River to Seville, to visit the Royal Palace of Alcazar or the Great Mosque of Cordoba.

Enjoy the sights of Cadiz and sherry-tasting in Jerez, before sailing to Morocco, for a chance to explore Casablanca, Marrakesh and the historic walled city of Taroudant. Finally, in the Canaries, enjoy excursions to the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, the Fire Mountains of Timanfaya and the volcanic coastline of Los Hervideros, before arriving in Tenerife. 

Voyage highlights

  • Two-night hotel stay in Athens
  • See the Minoan settlement of Akrotiri and the labyrinth of Knossos
  • Explore Sicily’s Greek and Roman ruins
  • Sail the Guadalquivir River to Seville and taste sherry in Jerez
  • Tour the great Moroccan cities of Casablanca, Fez, Rabat and Marrakesh
  • The natural wonders of the Canary Islands

Itinerary

Day 1 Depart North America
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Day 2-4 Athens
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Day 5 Santorini
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Day 6 Heraklion
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Day 7 Crete
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Day 8 At Sea
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Day 9 Valleta
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Day 10 Catania
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Day 11 Palermo, Sicily
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Day 12 Trapani
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Day 13-14 At Sea
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Day 15 Malaga
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Day 16 At Sea
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Day 17-18 Seville
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Day 19 Cadiz
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Day 20-21 Casablanca
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Day 22 Marrakesh
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Day 23 Agadir
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Day 24 Lanzarote
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Day 25 La Palma
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Day 26 Tenerife Island
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