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Ancient Treasures of the Mediterranean - 18 Night Fly, Stay, Cruise PACKAGE (PON15893)

Cruise the Croatian coast before making your way through the Greek Islands to the exotic city of Istanbul.

Tour Departure: Jul 13, 2021


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Cruise the Croatian coast before making your way through the Greek Islands to the exotic city of Istanbul.


18 Night Package Includes:
  • Economy Class airfare from Australia to Venice, returning from Istanbul
  • 2 night pre cruise hotel stay at Bauer Palazzo Venice, including breakfast
  • Half Day Sightseeing tour of Venice including entrance to St Mark's Basilica
  • 14 night cruise from Venice to Istanbul aboard Le Lyrial
  • All main meals (excluding specialty restaurants) and entertainment onboard
  • 2 night post cruise hotel stay at Sofitel Istanbul Taksim, including breakfast
  • Full Day Istanbul City tour
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout
  • Port charges, government fees and air taxes


Day 1 - 2:Singapore Airlines Wcl EX SYD MEL BNE ADL PER to VCE OJ IST

Depart from either: SYD MEL BNE ADL PER

To: Europe


SALES VALIDITY: Until further notice

FARE TYPE: SQ Economy Booking Class W Please observe the TTL set by SQ in the PNR

CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS/FEES: For further information refer to the Terms & Conditions located on our website.


Tue 13 Jul 2021
Day 2:Private boat transfer from Airport to Hotel
Wed 14 Jul 2021
Day 2 - 4:Bauer Palazzo

The Bauer Palazzo offers a taste of urban Venetian lifestyle. Located in the full heart of the city, near Piazza San Marco one cannot miss its unmistakable 1940s façade. Beautifully adorned by 40s and 50s style furnishings, this hotel offers spacious and luxurious suites and guest rooms. 

Wed 14 Jul 2021
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 3:Half Day Venice Sightseeing Tour

Half Day Sightseeing tour of Venice including entrance to St Mark's Basilica.

Thu 15 Jul 2021
Day 4:Private boat transfer from Hotel to Port
Fri 16 Jul 2021
Day 4:Venice
Fri 16 Jul 2021
Depart 6:00 PM
Day 5:Hvar
Sat 17 Jul 2021
2:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Day 6:Dubrovnik
Sun 18 Jul 2021
7:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Day 7:Kotor
Mon 19 Jul 2021
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 8:Brindisi
Tue 20 Jul 2021
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Day 9:Fiskardo, Cephalonia
Wed 21 Jul 2021
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Day 10:Crossing the Corinth Canal
Thu 22 Jul 2021
Day 10:Itea
Thu 22 Jul 2021
7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Day 11:Athens
Fri 23 Jul 2021
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 12:Nafplion
Sat 24 Jul 2021
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Day 13:Paros
Sun 25 Jul 2021
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Day 14:Delos
Mon 26 Jul 2021
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Day 14:Mykonos
Mon 26 Jul 2021
2:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Day 15:Patmos
Tue 27 Jul 2021
6:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Day 16:Kusadasi
Wed 28 Jul 2021
6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Day 17:Sailing in the Dardanelles
Thu 29 Jul 2021
Day 17:Limnos Island
Thu 29 Jul 2021
6:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Day 18:Istanbul
Fri 30 Jul 2021
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 18:Private transfer port to hotel
Fri 30 Jul 2021
Day 18 - 20:Sofitel Istanbul Taksim

A brand new property only a few steps from Taksim Square, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim is in a great location. Rooms come with air-conditioning, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, a shower, hair dryer and desk. Rooms have private bathrooms equipped with toiletries.

Fri 30 Jul 2021
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 19:Istanbul City Tour

Visit St. Sophia Museum, one of the great architectural marvels of the ancient world. Continue on to the Hippodrome, the sportive and political centre of the Old City and the Blue Mosque, facing St. Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Then visit Topkapi Palace, seat of the Ottoman Empire for four centuries. At last browse around the exciting Grand Bazaar, a maze of over 4000 tiny shops selling gold, jewelry, leather work and fine carpets.

NOTE: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

Sat 31 Jul 2021
Day 20:Private transfer hotel to airport
Sun 1 Aug 2021
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.



*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by flight schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.

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