Explore the lands of ancient empires
Travel through waters once ruled by mighty empires and flourishing city states during an insightful 8-day cruise from Rome to Athens. Visit Naples, gateway to Pompeii, and Messina, Sicily's cultural crossroads. Explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Katakolon, and discover Crete, the former seat of the once flourishing Minoan kingdom. Immerse yourself in Athens, the "birthplace of democracy," and admire the famous Acropolis and see the bustling Plaka District.
Viking Inclusive Value
WE INCLUDE MORE FEATURES & SERVICES THAN OTHERS: One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call Unlimited free Wi-Fi Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge 24-hour room service Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water Access to top-rated spa & state-of-the-art fitness center Self-service launderettes Port taxes & fees Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES: Private veranda King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens & pillows Separate seating area 42" flat-screen LCD TV with intuitive remote & complimentary Movies On Demand 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports Spacious closet & drawers Mini-bar; security safe; hair dryer Spacious glass-enclosed shower Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror Premium Freyja toiletries; plush robes & slippers Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
Day by Day
Day 1 - Athens, Greece
In Athens's inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafes and restaurants.
Day 2 - Athens, Greece
The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens's Acropolis Hill.
Day 3 - Crete, Greece
Souda Bay's natural harbor has been an important stop for traders since antiquity.
Day 4 - Katakolon, Greece
Katakolon is a gateway to legendary Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
Day 5-6 - Cruise the Ionian Sea
Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.
Day 7 - Naples, Italy
The legacy of the kingdom of Naples is visible in its grand architecture.
Day 8 - Rome, Italy
More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.