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Explore the shores of empires

Witness the convergence of ancient, medieval and modern in the Mediterranean’s once-powerful kingdoms. Immerse yourself in the most insightful way as local guides reveal Tuscany’s Renaissance treasures and the historic Vieux Port of Marseille, the cathedrals and fortresses of Seville and Granada, and the vestiges of the silk trade in Valencia. Overnight stays in Barcelona and Lisbon let you delve even deeper.

Explore the shores of empires

Witness the convergence of ancient, medieval and modern in the Mediterranean’s once-powerful kingdoms. Immerse yourself in the most insightful way as local guides reveal Tuscany’s Renaissance treasures and the historic Vieux Port of Marseille, the cathedrals and fortresses of Seville and Granada, and the vestiges of the silk trade in Valencia. Overnight stays in Barcelona and Lisbon let you delve even deeper.

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Day by Day

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 Western Mediterranean Explorer your Viking Resident Historian is delivering the following iconic lectures:

  • - The Roman Empire
  • - The Italian Renaissance
  • - History of France
  • - History of Spain
Map of Western Mediterranean Explorer itinerary
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