Let the unspoiled history of the Mediterranean take your breath away.
From the dramatic views and landscapes of Amalfi to people-watching over a fine glass of wine in Santorini, join Seven Seas Mariner ®, recently voted “SHIP OF THE YEAR” by The World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society, aboard a spectacular 10-night journey through the very best of the Eastern Mediterranean coast. On August 27, sail to three glistening countries as your every wish, your every whim and your every want are met with gratifying luxuries.
While docked in Sorrento/Capri, experience a unique blend of scenic beauty and tragic history during a memorable visit to the ancient city of Pompeii. Join the “Food & Wine Trails – Amalfi’s Artisans & Vintner from Tramonti,” tour and discover how this region of Italy is a wealth of artisan farmers and budding vintners. In Taormina, admire spectacular palaces, scenic vistas and historic sites high above the magnificent Bay of Naxos.
Stroll through charming Argostoli, flowing up from the turquoise bay along the sides of white limestone hills with its colorful fishing boats, vibrant open-air market and relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch al fresco in a traditional ouzerie in Gythion. Have your camera handy in Santorini as you capture breathtaking views of classic whitewashed houses clinging perilously to the side of the caldera. Your last stop in Greece is in Mitilini, famed for its olive oil, with undulating hills said to support 11 million olive trees!
Seven Seas Mariner ® heads toward Turkey for its finals tops on this extraordinary journey. Meander along the relaxing Kordonboyu oceanfront promenade in Izmir, enjoying delicious shish kebabs or a traditional kumru sandwich as you head off to explore its beautiful beaches. Overnight in Istanbul where “East meets West,” and tour the magnificent courtyards of Topkapi Palace, stroll among the treasures of the Blue Mosque with its unique six minarets, then view Dolmabahce Palace, the one-time residence of the sultans.
Ancient Reveries features up to 35 FREE Shore Excursions, FREE Roundtrip Business Class Air* for Penthouse Suites & higher, and specially-priced Business Class Air* Upgrades in all other suite categories. Anticipate an unforgettable journey to Europe’s most historic destinations where everything is included, without exception and without compromise.