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Discover a sweeping history

Explore ancient civilizations and today’s cultural centers on a 22-day cruise when you combine Venice, the Adriatic & Greece, Journey to Antiquities and Iconic Western Mediterranean. On one enlightening journey, you will uncover the vestiges of empires, architectural masterworks and the stunningly scenic backdrops against which history unfolded. Overnight stays in Venice, Athens and Tuscany broaden your view and allow you to immerse yourself more fully.

Discover a sweeping history

Explore ancient civilizations and today’s cultural centers on a 22-day cruise when you combine Venice, the Adriatic & Greece, Journey to Antiquities and Iconic Western Mediterranean. On one enlightening journey, you will uncover the vestiges of empires, architectural masterworks and the stunningly scenic backdrops against which history unfolded. Overnight stays in Venice, Athens and Tuscany broaden your view and allow you to immerse yourself more fully.

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To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.

Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.

Pre & Post Cruise Extensions

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.

On Antiquities of the Mediterranean your Viking Resident Historian is delivering the following iconic lectures:

  • - The Italian Renaissance
  • - History of France
  • - History of Spain
  • - The Venetian Republic
  • - The Roman Empire
  • - Greek Civilization
  • - Ottoman Empire
Map of Antiquities of Mediterranean itinerary