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Ancient Mediterranean Antiquities
15 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 3 Countries | Delve into Greek and Roman history. Travel back in time on this enriching cruise through the legendary ports of three fascinating countries that combines Ancient Mediterranean Treasures and Journey to Antiquities. Begin with an overnight stay in Istanbul, where East meets West along the Bosphorus Strait. Marvel at the well-preserved ruins of ancient Troy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy two nights in iconic Athens. Your journey concludes amid the cultural splendor of southern Italy.
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Ancient Mediterranean Antiquities

Istanbul ↔ Rome
Nov 2022 - Jan 2023
PRESIDENT'S CRUISE
Ancient Mediterranean Antiquities
Istanbul ↔ Rome

Nov 2022 - Jan 2023 on board on board Viking Longships New Ship
PRESIDENT'S CRUISE

Veranda starting from:
$ NOW $5,999 CAD
PER PERSON
Reduced Int'l Air from $799*, Taxes & Fees Included
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INCLUDES

PLUS: DOUBLE PAST GUESTS DISCOUNT
Past Viking Guests receive an EXTRA up to $800/couple discount. Call for details.
Up to FREE Int'l Air*
  • REDUCED DEPOSIT for only $25 per person*
  • Reduced Int'l Air starting from $799*
  • FREE Transfers
  • FREE Upgrade (Deluxe Veranda Stateroom)
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value up to $)
  • FREE Silver Spirits Package (more details)
  • FREE Wine, Beer & Soft drinks
    (w/ onboard lunch & dinner)
  • FREE Specialty Coffees, Teas & Bottled Water
  • FREE Specialty Dining
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to $600 CAD/stateroom)
  • FREE Enrichment Lectures
  • ALL Taxes & Fees
  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT
    PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE

    See: Insurance Coverage Summary / Resolution Policy

Cruise Connections Exclusive Price (CAD)
Reduced Int'l Air from $799*, Taxes & Fees Included
Dates
Veranda
from/person
Air Promo
from/person
Savings
up to/couple

Nov 11, 2022
Istanbul to Rome
Viking Venus, , ,
$
$6,199
$999
$799
$400

Dec 27, 2022
Rome to Istanbul
Viking Sky, , ,
$
$5,999
$999
$799
$400

Jan 10, 2023
Istanbul to Rome
Viking Sky, , ,
$
$5,999
$999
$799
$400

*Viking Air Promo (Economy) from Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg. Many additional gateways available. Airfare may vary. Airport transfers included with Viking purchased Air (to and from cruise terminal) on cruise dates. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. Call for details.

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Istanbul ↔ Rome Istanbul to Rome

1

Courtyard of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey Straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul exudes a heady mix of Western and Eastern cultures.

2

The Whirling Dervishes performing
Istanbul, Turkey Long a significant center of trade, Istanbul was a major cultural crossroads along the world-famous Silk Route.

3

Wooden horse sculpture in Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey
Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey Ancient Troy boasts remarkably preserved structures that span Greece and Rome.

4

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Visit one of the world’s best-preserved cities to discover ancient archaeological sites.

5

Acropolis of Lindos on the island of Rhodes
Rhodes, Greece The lush, fertile island of Rhodes is home to Europe’s largest active medieval town.

6

Waves hit a seaside fortres in Heraklion
Crete (Heraklion), Greece Heraklion, Crete was once the strongest fortified city in the Eastern Mediterranean.

7

Plaka neighborhood in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

8

Caryatids in Greek architecture
Athens, Greece In Athens’s inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafés and restaurants.

9

Acropolis Parthenon Skyline in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

10

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Rich in biblical history, remarkably preserved Ephesus offers an unparalleled look into the lives of the ancients.

11

Ruins of Knossos in Heraklion, Greece
Crete (Souda Bay), Greece Souda Bay enjoys a picturesque setting between Crete’s Akrotiri Peninsula and Cape Drapano.

12

Viking Star deck, Atlantic Ocean
Sail the Ionian Sea Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.

13

Windmill in Trapani, Italy
Sicily, Italy Two miles from mainland Italy, Sicilian Messina is a historic cultural crossroads.

14

Aerial view of the bay outside of Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy Uncover Naples’s history and culture or venture to Pompeii, Sorrento or the Amalfi Coast.

15

Vatican City at night
Rome, Italy More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.

 

Rome to Istanbul

1

Vatican City at night
Rome, Italy More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.

2

Aerial view of the bay outside of Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy Uncover Naples’s history and culture or venture to Pompeii, Sorrento or the Amalfi Coast.

3

Windmill in Trapani, Italy
Sicily, Italy Two miles from mainland Italy, Sicilian Messina is a historic cultural crossroads.

4

Viking Star deck, Atlantic Ocean
Sail the Ionian Sea Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.

5

Ruins of Knossos in Heraklion, Greece
Crete (Souda Bay), Greece Souda Bay enjoys a picturesque setting between Crete’s Akrotiri Peninsula and Cape Drapano.

6

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Rich in biblical history, remarkably preserved Ephesus offers an unparalleled look into the lives of the ancients.

7

Acropolis Parthenon Skyline in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece From the city’s colonnaded Parthenon, Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle debated the role of government in civic life before captivated audiences.

8

Caryatids in Greek architecture
Athens, Greece In Athens’s inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafés and restaurants.

9

Plaka neighborhood in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

10

Waves hit a seaside fortres in Heraklion
Crete (Heraklion), Greece Heraklion, Crete was once the strongest fortified city in the Eastern Mediterranean.

11

Acropolis of Lindos on the island of Rhodes
Rhodes, Greece The lush, fertile island of Rhodes is home to Europe’s largest active medieval town.
Ship will call in Bodrum, Turkey on January 1, 2022

12

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Visit one of the world’s best-preserved cities to discover ancient archaeological sites.

13

Wooden horse sculpture in Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey
Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey Ancient Troy boasts remarkably preserved structures that span Greece and Rome.

14

The Whirling Dervishes performing
Istanbul, Turkey Long a significant center of trade, Istanbul was a major cultural crossroads along the world-famous Silk Route.

15

Courtyard of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey Straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul exudes a heady mix of Western and Eastern cultures.

 

1

Vatican City at night
Rome, Italy More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.

2

Aerial view of the bay outside of Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy Uncover Naples’s history and culture or venture to Pompeii, Sorrento or the Amalfi Coast.

3

Windmill in Trapani, Italy
Sicily, Italy Two miles from mainland Italy, Sicilian Messina is a historic cultural crossroads.

4

Viking Star deck, Atlantic Ocean
Sail the Ionian Sea Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.

5

Ruins of Knossos in Heraklion, Greece
Crete (Souda Bay), Greece Souda Bay enjoys a picturesque setting between Crete’s Akrotiri Peninsula and Cape Drapano.

6

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Rich in biblical history, remarkably preserved Ephesus offers an unparalleled look into the lives of the ancients.

7

Acropolis Parthenon Skyline in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece From the city’s colonnaded Parthenon, Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle debated the role of government in civic life before captivated audiences.

8

Caryatids in Greek architecture
Athens, Greece In Athens’s inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafés and restaurants.

9

Plaka neighborhood in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

10

Waves hit a seaside fortres in Heraklion
Crete (Heraklion), Greece Heraklion, Crete was once the strongest fortified city in the Eastern Mediterranean.

11

Acropolis of Lindos on the island of Rhodes
Rhodes, Greece The lush, fertile island of Rhodes is home to Europe’s largest active medieval town.
Ship will call in Bodrum, Turkey on January 1, 2022

12

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Visit one of the world’s best-preserved cities to discover ancient archaeological sites.

13

Wooden horse sculpture in Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey
Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey Ancient Troy boasts remarkably preserved structures that span Greece and Rome.

14

The Whirling Dervishes performing
Istanbul, Turkey Long a significant center of trade, Istanbul was a major cultural crossroads along the world-famous Silk Route.

15

Courtyard of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey Straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul exudes a heady mix of Western and Eastern cultures.

 

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PLUS: DOUBLE PAST GUESTS DISCOUNT
Past Viking Guests receive an EXTRA up to $800/couple discount. Call for details.
Up to FREE Int'l Air*
  • REDUCED DEPOSIT for only $25 per person*
  • Reduced Int'l Air starting from $799*
  • FREE Transfers
  • FREE Upgrade (Deluxe Veranda Stateroom)
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value up to $)
  • FREE Silver Spirits Package (more details)
  • FREE Wine, Beer & Soft drinks
    (w/ onboard lunch & dinner)
  • FREE Specialty Coffees, Teas & Bottled Water
  • FREE Specialty Dining
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to $600 CAD/stateroom)
  • FREE Enrichment Lectures
  • ALL Taxes & Fees
  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT
    PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE

    See: Insurance Coverage Summary / Resolution Policy

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*Viking Air Promo (Economy) from Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg. Many additional gateways available. Airfare may vary. Airport transfers included with Viking purchased Air (to and from cruise terminal) on cruise dates. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. Call for details.

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1

Courtyard of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey Straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul exudes a heady mix of Western and Eastern cultures.

2

The Whirling Dervishes performing
Istanbul, Turkey Long a significant center of trade, Istanbul was a major cultural crossroads along the world-famous Silk Route.

3

Wooden horse sculpture in Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey
Troy (Çanakkale), Turkey Ancient Troy boasts remarkably preserved structures that span Greece and Rome.

4

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Visit one of the world’s best-preserved cities to discover ancient archaeological sites.

5

Acropolis of Lindos on the island of Rhodes
Rhodes, Greece The lush, fertile island of Rhodes is home to Europe’s largest active medieval town.

6

Waves hit a seaside fortres in Heraklion
Crete (Heraklion), Greece Heraklion, Crete was once the strongest fortified city in the Eastern Mediterranean.

7

Plaka neighborhood in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

8

Caryatids in Greek architecture
Athens, Greece In Athens’s inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafés and restaurants.

9

Acropolis Parthenon Skyline in Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens’s Acropolis Hill.

10

The Temple of Hadrian at Ephesus, Turkey
Ephesus (Kuşadasi), Turkey Rich in biblical history, remarkably preserved Ephesus offers an unparalleled look into the lives of the ancients.

11

Ruins of Knossos in Heraklion, Greece
Crete (Souda Bay), Greece Souda Bay enjoys a picturesque setting between Crete’s Akrotiri Peninsula and Cape Drapano.

12

Viking Star deck, Atlantic Ocean
Sail the Ionian Sea Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.

13

Windmill in Trapani, Italy
Sicily, Italy Two miles from mainland Italy, Sicilian Messina is a historic cultural crossroads.

14

Aerial view of the bay outside of Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy Uncover Naples’s history and culture or venture to Pompeii, Sorrento or the Amalfi Coast.

15

Vatican City at night
Rome, Italy More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.

 

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Offer valid on bookings made from Jul 1 to Jul 15, 2022. Cruise from $2,599 CAD per person based on Nov 26 & Dec 13, 2022 departures of Iconic Western Mediterranean in category V2; subject to availability, other categories/departures may be higher. Call for details. $799 CAD international airfare and $25 per person deposit valid on Nov 2022-Mar 2023 departures. Prices are in CAD dollars and for CA residents only. All fares reflect cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Air prices are per person based on cruise or cruise tour check-in date and include transfers. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change until full payment of air is received. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. Airfares vary on other gateways and departures. Reduced Viking Airfares from select Canadian gateways. Air offer and pricing may vary across gateways, saildates and itineraries. Airport transfers included with Viking purchased Air (to and from cruise terminal) on cruise dates. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. Reverse itineraries available for multiple dates. Call for details. Additional restrictions may apply; call for details. Book by Jul 15, 2022. 2022: Pay in full by Jul 31, 2022. 2023: Pay in full by Sep 30, 2022. Offer expires Jul 15, 2022. Cruise Connections reserves the right to correct errors & omissions. All offers, rates & sailings subject to change & availability at the time of booking. Promotion is capacity controlled and may be pulled out at any time without prior notice. Certain restrictions apply. BPCPA #28364
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