Travel back through the centuries among the magnificent vestiges of antiquity from Rome to Athens on this 7-night journey aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Begin your journey in Rome and revel in the magnificent monuments, from the ancient Roman Forum and Coliseum to Michelangelo’s breathtaking frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Next, sail to Pompeii and Naples Italy to enjoy famed museums and stunning temples. From there, visit beautiful Taormina and marvel at its famous Greek theatre and the magnificent view of Mt. Etna.
In Greece, immerse yourself in serene monasteries, beaches, traditional mountain towns and Corfu’s lovely old Venetian quarter. In Katakolon, visit where the ancient Olympic Games began in 776 B.C. and stroll around temples, altars and treasuries, and stand on the ground where ancient athletes practiced before competing. Visit the beautiful, white-washed hilltop towns of Oia and Fira and their breathtaking views of the caldera below.
In Turkey, meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus and marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened Terrace Houses. End your grand voyage by climbing up the magnificent Acropolis and stand in awe of the Parthenon, the beautiful temples and the view over Athens stretched out before you.
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