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Ancient Wonders Voyage - 19 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Package (AZA18091)

Join Azamara Pursuit for 15 incredible nights of Eastern Mediterranean cruising from Athens to Rome!

Tour Departure: Nov 6, 2021


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Join Azamara Pursuit for 15 incredible nights of Eastern Mediterranean cruising from Athens to Rome!

Inclusions:

19 Night Package Includes:
  • Economy Class airfares from Australia to Athens, returning from Rome
  • 2 night pre-cruise stay at the Royal Olympic Hotel Athens, including breakfast
  • Full Day guided tour to the monasteries of Meteora from Athens by train
  • 15 night cruise from Athens to Rome aboard Azamara Pursuit
  • All on-board meals, entertainment and crew gratuities
  • 2 night post-cruise stay at the Savoy Hotel Rome, including breakfast
  • Half Day guided tour of the Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica
  • Private transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout
  • All port charges, government fees and air taxes

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2:Singapore Airlines Q/Scl ex SYD MEL BNE ADL PER to Europe

Depart from either Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth

To: Europe London Amsterdam Copenhagen Stockholm Edinburgh Dublin Paris Barcelona

Nice Venice Milan Rome Athens Budapest Dusseldorf Hamburg Zurich Vienna


SPECIAL FARE

SALES VALIDITY: until further notice

Aust SIN LON AMS MIL SIN Aust SQ Q classes.

All other cities Aust SIN FRA SIN Aust SQ Q class. FRA Europe FRA (max 2 sectors) LH S class.

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

CODE: SQEURFY2021ZRT1Y13

Wed 3 Nov 2021
Day 2:Private transfer from Airport to Hotel
Thu 4 Nov 2021
Day 2 - 4: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. 

Thu 4 Nov 2021
Day 3:One Day Tour from Athens by train to Meteora

Your tour will begin from "Stathmos Larissis", the fabulous central railway station of Athens where you will depart to Kalambaka from. Throughout your train journey, indulge in the unique scenic routes that the Greek countryside provides. You can discover a mosaic of unique beauty, biodiversity and enormous ecological value. At about 11:30am, you will arrive at your destination, the railway station of Kalambaka.


Once having arrived, you will meet with your guide who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. From here your tour to the Meteora Monasteries is going to begin. You can admire the amazing christian architecture, and discover how monasteries have been influenced over time, having existed for over 700 years.


After 4 hours of exploration, your tour will come to an end and you will be driven back to Kalabaka where you will have free time to spend under the shadow of giant rocks. You will arrive back in Athens at 9:25pm after a full-day exploring.



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Location

Start point:

Kalambaka Railway Station

We are picking up clients from Kalambaka's train station (they have to go by themselves to train station and catch the train to Kalabaka).


End point: Same as the starting point


Schedule

Opening dates

07:00


Duration: 14 Hours


Guide options

Guide type: Guide


Requirements

Children less than 3 years old go free if they can share a seat with their parent or guardian.

Due to the strict dress code at the monastery, men must wear trousers, t-shirt or shirt with sleeves. Women must wear a long skirt (there are usually trousers and skirts provided at the monasteries).

The tour leader will provide you with all necessary information about the sites but he will not escort you inside.

Animals are not allowed to be brought along.

Credit card are not accepted for paying the monasteries entrance fees.

You will travel by train on your own and will meet the group at the Kalabaka train station (the guide will help you check in at the hotel).

Please provide the hotel name at the moment of reservation.


Recommendations

Please wear comfortable shoes.

Fri 5 Nov 2021
Day 4:Private transfer from Hotel to Port
Sat 6 Nov 2021
Day 4:Athens (Piraeus) - Greece
Sat 6 Nov 2021
Depart 5:00 PM
Day 5:At Sea
Sun 7 Nov 2021
Day 6:Alexandria - Egypt
Mon 8 Nov 2021
Arrive 6:00 AM
Day 7:Alexandria - Egypt
Tue 9 Nov 2021
Depart 1:00 PM
Day 8:Jerusalem (Ashdod) - Israel
Wed 10 Nov 2021
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 9:Jerusalem (Ashdod) - Israel
Thu 11 Nov 2021
Depart 10:00 PM
Day 10:Haifa - Israel
Fri 12 Nov 2021
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 11:Haifa - Israel
Sat 13 Nov 2021
Depart 8:00 PM
Day 12:Limassol - Cyprus
Sun 14 Nov 2021
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 13:Alanya - Turkey
Mon 15 Nov 2021
8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Day 14:Antalya - Turkey
Tue 16 Nov 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 15:At Sea
Wed 17 Nov 2021
Day 16:At Sea
Thu 18 Nov 2021
Day 17:Catania - Sicily - Italy
Fri 19 Nov 2021
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Day 18:Naples - Italy
Sat 20 Nov 2021
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Day 19:Rome (Civitavecchia) - Italy
Sun 21 Nov 2021
Arrive 6:00 AM
Day 19:Private transfer from Civitavecchia port to Rome hotel
Sun 21 Nov 2021
Day 19 - 21:Savoy Rome

This lavish and graceful hotel is located on the corner of the famous Via Veneto, close to the Spanish Steps and the beautiful gardens of the Villa Borghese. The airport is about 30 minutes’ drive away. The hotel is set in a magnificent nineteenth-century palazzo within walking distance of the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Saint Peter's Basilica, and the fashionable shopping district near Via Condotti. Guests can enjoy city views from the roof garden and bar, and dine on Mediterranean cuisine in the restaurant. Business travellers will appreciate the added convenience of the hotel's onsite meeting rooms. This hotel is the perfect choice for those looking for luxury and sophistication in the heart of Rome. The rooms are classically stylish, each with unique décor and furnishings.

Sun 21 Nov 2021
Day 20:Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica in small groups- Skip the line - City Wonders

A visit to the Vatican Museums is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Along with Skip-the-Line Access to the Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica after the Sistine Chapel, you’ll discover the highlights in a relaxing way with less than 20 people and an art historian guide who will give you the Vatican story in just 3 hours. 

Mon 22 Nov 2021
Day 21:Private transfer from Hotel to Airport
Tue 23 Nov 2021
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.



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