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Eastern Mediterranean Gems - 19 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Package (SBN19358)

Join Seabourn Encore for 14 incredible nights of Eastern Mediterranean cruising from Valletta to Athens!

Tour Departure: Oct 9, 2021

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Veranda Suite$13,990


Join Seabourn Encore for 14 incredible nights of Eastern Mediterranean cruising from Valletta to Athens!


19 Night Package Includes:
  • Economy Class airfares from Australia to Malta, returning from Athens
  • 3 night pre-cruise stay at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Valletta, including breakfast
  • Capital Valletta & Three Cities Orientation Tour
  • 14 night cruise from Valletta to Athens aboard Seabourn Encore
  • All on-board meals, entertainment and crew gratuities
  • 2 night post-cruise stay at the Royal Olympic Hotel Athens, including breakfast
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout
  • All port charges, government fees and air taxes


Day 1 - 2:Emirates Qcl Ex SYD MEL BNE ADL PER to BCN VCE MLA ATH

Depart from either: Sydney, Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth

To: Europe



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Tue 5 Oct 2021
Day 2:Private transfer from Malta Airport to Valletta Hotel
Wed 6 Oct 2021
Day 2 - 5:Grand Hotel Excelsior

This beautiful hotel is two minutes away from Valletta, Malta's capital and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sixteenth century fortifications surround the property with its olive gardens making it the only luxury hotel within Malta with such historic architecture. This offers guests the opportunity to re-live Malta's rich history whilst relaxing in a Mediterranean escape. The property is set apart with magnificent views of Marsamxett Harbour and Fort Manoel. Guests of the hotel are in a prime location for easy access to all tourist locations around the Maltese Islands.

Wed 6 Oct 2021
Day 3:Capital Valletta & Three Cities Orientation Tour

Capital Valletta & Three Cities Orientation Tour

A full day classical Valletta Touraccompanied by English Speaking licenced guide. Valletta is an open air museum. This tour includes a visit to the Unesco World Heritage Site, St. John’s Co Cathedral, where one finds two masterpieces of the famous Italian Artist, Caravaggio. Guests will then proceed to the Oldest Café in town for a brief stop to enjoy the typical Maltese Soft Drink, Kinnie, made with aromatic herbs and oranges and to taste a local delicacy ‘Pastizz’ made with filo pastry stuffed with ricotta cheese. Tour will include a visit to the Grand Master’s Palace State Rooms & Armoury, the Palace is today the office of the President of Malta. A 30 minute ride on a typical Maltese boat ‘ Dghajsa’ across the harbour where guests will reach Vittoriosa, which was the home to the Knights of Malta until 1571. By the dock, a two course lunch shall take place followed by a visit to the Maritime Museum, which was the Bakery of the British Fleet in Malta during the British rule. Last but not least a visit to a 4000 BC underground Temple shall take place. Transfer back to the hotel. 


  • English speaking guide
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site St John Co Cathedral tour 
  • 1837 Oldest Capital Café 30 minutes stop incl. local soft drink Kinnie / water & local delicacy Pastizz
  • Grand Master's Palace Armoury & State Rooms tour
  • 30 minutes Grand Harbour cruise crossing from Valletta Waterfront - Vittoriosa [Three Cities]
  • Dock One Seaside 2 course lunch + 1/2 wine, 1/2 water & coffee
  • Maritime Museum tour
  • Car transfers
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site 4000 B.C. underground Temple Hal Saflieni Hypogeum tour
Thu 7 Oct 2021
Day 5:Private transfer from Valletta hotel to port
Sat 9 Oct 2021
Day 5:Valletta, Malta
Sat 9 Oct 2021
Depart 11:00 PM
Day 6:Syracuse, Italy
Sun 10 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 7:At Sea
Mon 11 Oct 2021
Day 8:Iraklion (Crete), Greece
Tue 12 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 9:Mykonos, Greece
Wed 13 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 10:Patmos, Greece
Thu 14 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 11:Cesme, Turkey
Fri 15 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 12:Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Sat 16 Oct 2021
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 13:Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
Sun 17 Oct 2021
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 14:Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Mon 18 Oct 2021
7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 15:Cesme, Turkey
Tue 19 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 16:Patmos, Greece
Wed 20 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 17:Mykonos, Greece
Thu 21 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Day 18:Skiathos, Greece
Fri 22 Oct 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 19:Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Sat 23 Oct 2021
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 19:Private transfer from Port to Hotel
Sat 23 Oct 2021
Day 19 - 21:Royal Olympic Hotel Athens

This hotel revels in its central location in Athens, just opposite to the Zeus Temple and Hadrian's Arch. The hotel is situated within easy walking distance of the Plaka district and the Acropolis, as well as the Royal Palace. This wonderful hotel offers guests the ideal setting from which to explore this impressive city. The hotel is located within easy access of the National Museum, Syntagma Square, the National Gardens, the Old Town and the Megaron Convention Centre. This charming hotel enjoys an air of elegance and sophistication, beautifully blending contemporary and traditional elements. The guest rooms are superbly designed, featuring refreshing tones for a relaxing ambience. 

Sat 23 Oct 2021
Day 21:Private transfer from Hotel to Airport
Mon 25 Oct 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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