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Treasures of the Adriatic on Seven Seas Explorer

8-day luxury ocean cruise from £5,475 pp incl. flights

2-category suite upgrade offer

Summary

Short description

Discover storied ports along the Adriatic and Aegean coast

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Highlights

  • Indulge on board the Seven Seas Explorer, an all-inclusive experience
  • Discover the architectural marvels of Venice, Santorini and Split
  • Sample local seafood and vintage wine on the beaches of Corfu
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Old Towns with expert local guides
  • Enjoy a variety of included shore excursions, showcasing the best of each port

In Brief

  • 1 Night Venice
  • 1 Night Split
  • 1 Night Kotor
  • 1 Night Corfu
  • 1 Night Gythio
  • 1 Night Santorini
  • 1 Night Ephesus
  • 1 Night Athens

About

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History & culture | Ocean cruise

Aboard Regent Seven Seas’ luxury ship, Seven Seas Explorer, you’ll explore the Adriatic and Aegean seas in pure luxury. As with all Regent cruises, no amenity will be spared as you hop from port to port. Beginning among the canals of Venice – a city rich in Italian allure – you’ll embark on a voyage of history, culture and fine food as you cruise between the storied ports of Croatia. Montenegro and Greece. Experienced local guides will show you the hidden secrets of the region’s Old Towns and temple ruins, and share stories of the past, on a full programme of included shore excursions. While at sea, you’ll be treated to the very best in regional dining, paired with only the finest wines. Take a dip in the infinity pool, work on your tennis swing or head to the spa for relaxing treatments, all onboard one of the world’s most elegant ships.


Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Venice

Enjoy included airport lounge access as you await your flight to Venice. On arrival, you'll be transferred to port, where you’ll board Seven Seas Explorer. This luxurious ship will be home for the next seven nights, as you venture down the Mediterranean coast from Venice to Greece. Enjoy the opulent restaurants onboard where only the finest ingredients and perfectly paired wines will be served.

If time permits, take to the canals and cobblestones of Venice to explore the history and colourful markets. For those in search of architecture, spend time studying the craftsmanship of the Basilica San Marco, the Rialto Bridge and the famous Doge’s Palace. Take a gondola ride under the famous Bridge of Sighs, before returning to the ship for dinner and an evening of world-class entertainment.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: D

Day 2
UNESCO gems in Split, Croatia

Enjoy the morning views from the deck as you arrive at port, where a day of adventure and history awaits in the ancient city of Split, famed for the Roman emperor Diocletian’s 4th-century palace complex. Join an included shore excursion which explores the complex in more detail and also delves into the history of the Old Town – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with a guided walking tour.

For those who have visited Split before, there are many other shore excursions to choose from. Game of Thrones fans will be inspired by the sites around Klis, an age-old village that is home to a fortress featured in the show. Alternatively, discover ancient Ottoman Empires of the 16th and 17th centuries that influenced the area and the historic town of Sinj.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 3
Famed walls of Kotor, Montenegro

Anchor in Kotor today where you’ll take in the old port, famed for its well-preserved city wall – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set off by foot to explore the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, a 12th-century marvel, and sample local favourites from the old-world shops and restaurants. Join one of the many included shore executions taking in the best highlights of the city. Knowledgeable guides will reveal the character and hidden secrets of this Montenegro coastal town.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Coastal towns in Corfu, Greece

Arrive in Corfu, an island famed for its flower-strewn countryside, beautiful coastal scenery and traditional Adriatic villages. With a range of included shore excursions, you might choose to admire the Byzantine Paleokastritsa Monastery and search for rare icons of beguiling relics in the monastery’s museum. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Corfu town, with its quaint streets and local shops. There’s also the chance to slow things down, taking a meander through the Ambelonas Wine Estate or sampling local delicacies at a waterfront sailing club.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 5
The Spartan port of Gythion

Once a vibrant seaport of the Sparta era, Gythion, with its rich history and vibrant seafood, welcomes visitors from around the world. Walk along the white sandy beaches and explore the historic past with expert local guides. Otherwise, experience the gourmet side of Gythion and visit a local farm, learning about the vegetables, fruits and olives that thrive in the area.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Iconic Whitewashed house of Santorini

Santorini, with its iconic whitewashed houses and caldera views, will win the hearts of any visitor. Browse the local shops looking for the perfect souvenir or take a walk on one of the many beautiful beaches, there is certainly something for everyone. Today, join a small group tour exploring the highlights of Santorini, viewing active volcanoes, bathing in warm thermal springs and sampling fine wine from a local vineyard. 

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Ancient Roman ruins of Ephesus, Turkey

Once one of the largest cities in all of the Roman Empire, Ephesus is now home to ancient ruins and a rich history. Take time to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – the Temple of Artemis. Browse the artefacts of the Ephesus Museum and walk amongst the ruins of the Odeon theatre, signs of a bygone past. Choose from a selection of shore excursions with knowledgeable local guides, excited to share stories of the past.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Athens to UK

After breakfast, say goodbye to the Seven Seas Explorer. Disembark in Piraeus and transfer to Athens. Known as the ‘’Cradle of Western Civilization”, Athens is host to some of the most important ruins of our past and a true historian’s delight. Explore the Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Temple of Olympian Zeus and walk the winding streets of Plaka. Speak to one of our specialists to add more time in Athens, to properly explore this remarkable city. Otherwise, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

8-day luxury ocean cruise from £5,475 pp incl. flights

Departure:

2-category suite upgrade offer
Book by: 31 January 2022

Offer:

  • Upgrade Your Horizon with a FREE 2-Category Suite Upgrade up to a Penthouse Suite (Cat. A) and reduced deposit offer

Includes:

  • Scheduled flights from the UK to Venice and back from Athens in economy class (upgrades available)
  • Transfers from airport to ship and back
  • 7 night all-inclusive cruise aboard Seven Seas Explorer
  • Choice of up to 47 included shore excursions

Price varies by departure date and suite availability, please call for details.

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