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Get Cultured in the Central Mediterranean

Central Mediterranean countries often include Spain, France, Corsica, Sardinia, and Italy. This region is rich in tradition, Old World culture, music, art, and cuisine.

The Central Mediterranean is alive with lots to do and experience. Ports you may visit could include Malaga, Valencia, Barcelona, and Cadiz (Seville) — and that’s only in Spain. In Italy, see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Parthenon, the Coliseum, and countless works of art in Rome and Florence.

Cruise lines sailing to the Central Mediterranean include popular fleets and deliver fantastic future memories. These fleets include: Princess, Holland America, Costa, Crystal, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and many more.

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Exclusive Santorini, Oia and Winery Tour
$52

A perfect day in Santorini, a visit to the artist village of Oia, and a sampling of Santorini's other art, wine making in groups never larger than 30 guests.

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Best of Dubrovnik
$74

Experience Dubrovnik's top attractions on this unique sightseeing tour through the walled city.

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A Day in Monaco
$145

Avoid the masses on this full day program with a fast paced orientation tour of the varied geography and charm of Monaco and the French Riviera.

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Markets and Ruins of Ancient Athens Tour...
$99

Experience Athens’s city life firsthand on this guided sightseeing tour.

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Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast Combo
$149

Visit the extraordinary Amalfi Coast, and then travel back in time as you walk through the ruins of Pompeii. Beautiful sights are everywhere!

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Vatican Museums
$91

Experience the Vatican and more on this tour of Rome that takes you through its beautiful streets and piazzas and inside the Vatican's walls.

 
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7 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Civitavecchia (Rome)

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Saturn (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Rome (civitavecchia), Florencepisa (livorno), Florencepisa (livorno), Monte Carlo, Marseille, Montpellier (sete), Barcelona, Barcelona (Itinerary Details)

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7 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Athens

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Mars (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Athens (piraeus), Athens (piraeus), Crete (heraklion), Rhodes, Ephesus (kusadasi), Troy (canakkale), Istanbul, Istanbul (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Istanbul

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Mars (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Istanbul, Istanbul, Troy (canakkale), Ephesus (kusadasi), Rhodes, Crete (heraklion), Athens (piraeus), Athens (piraeus) (Itinerary Details)

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7 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Civitavecchia (Rome)

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Jupiter (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Rome (civitavecchia), Florencepisa (livorno), Florencepisa (livorno), Monte Carlo, Marseille, Montpellier (sete), Barcelona, Barcelona (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Istanbul

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Sea (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Istanbul, Istanbul, Troy (canakkale), Ephesus (kusadasi), Rhodes, Crete (heraklion), Athens (piraeus), Athens (piraeus) (Itinerary Details)

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