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Greece, Croatia & Italy Cruise with NCL

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9 nights
23 Oct 24 to 01 Nov 24
Book by 31 Mar 24
Norwegian Pearl and explore some of the Mediterranean's most enchanting and renowned destinations. Indulge in authentic Greek cuisine amidst the charm of windmills, glistening bays, exquisite beaches, and iconic blue-domed houses along the scenic coastline of Mykonos. Traverse through the countryside adorned with lemon and olive trees to reach the summit of Analipsis hill, near the Kanoni area, where Mons Repos Palace proudly stands. Stroll along the charming streets of the Old Town, uncovering the Venetian quarters of Cambiello and the historical center of Corfu. Continue your journey to Split, where you'll transition from grand cathedrals and marble streets in the town center to a picturesque harbor framed by cafes against a backdrop of coastal mountains.

Includes

  • 9 nights accommodation onboard the Norwegian Pearl in an inside cabin
  • NCL’s Freestyle Dining in many restaurants and Freestyle entertainment in various bars and lounges
  • Port charges and government fees
  • Beverage & speciality dining surcharges
  • ​Beverage package (incl. surcharges)
  • Speciality Dining package - 1 meal worth USD50 (incl. surcharges)
  • 150 min Wi-Fi package per person
  • USD50 shore excursions credit per tour per stateroom
  • BONUS: R3,000 flight credit per cabin

Excludes

  • Compulsory daily gratuities of USD20 per person per day, can be pre paid
  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Highlights

  • 9 Night cruise
  • All meals & drinks incl.
  • R3,000 flight credit per cabin

Itinerary

Day 1: Athens (Piraeus), Greece

The port of Piraeus is one of the last old-style Mediterranean ports from where you can catch ferries to all of the Greek islands and travel a short distance to Greece's capital city Athens. In the heart of the city lies the ancient Plaka district, with its honeycomb of streets, little shops - and tavernas that come alive at night. Situated on the north and east slopes of the Acropolis, it is rich with historic sites, such as ancient monuments and churches. Within Athens there are eight large hills, including the Acropolis, and on the outskirts, Mount Parnitha, Mount Pendeli and Mount Hymettos surround the city. A trip to Athens' most famous tourist attraction, the impressive Parthenon built on the Acropolis around 2,500 years ago, will be memorable to say the least. There are an extraordinary number of historic tourist sights in Athens and many of these are known world-wide. Some of the top Athens attractions include the Agora - a grand, ruined Roman building, Hadrian's Arch - originally the city gate linking the Roman quarters with original town of Athens and the stunning Dionysos Theatre - the world's oldest theatre where many great plays have been performed over the years. Things to See & Do Acropolis The Panathenaicon Stadium - site of the first Olympiad The Temple of the Olympian Zeus Plaka district

Day 2: Santorini, Greece

Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km south-east from Greece's mainland. It is one of the best-known of the Cyclades where towering cliffs crowned by tiny white houses plunge straight into the depths of the sea. The steep coastline of the west is countered by the vast beaches of the east side, some of them sandy and others with pebbles. Santorini is famous for dramatic views, stunning sunsets from Oia town, the strange white aubergine, the town of Thira and naturally its very own active volcano. There are also fantastic beaches such as the Perissa and Kamari. Things to See & Do * Caldera volcano * Towns of Fira and Oia * Thirassia – small island * Black pebble and white beaches

Day 3: Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos is the most famous tourist island in the Eastern Mediterranean and certainly the most cosmopolitan among the Cyclades. Mykonos easily captures the visitors interest, thanks to the great variety of choices on offer here. There is something for everyone; “holidays” here can mean anything from the most peaceful relaxation to the wildest partying. Located on the islands’ western harbor, the “Chora” of Mykonos is a very beautiful old island town, which in the past had its own merchant fleet. Today it maintains a balance between tourism-related development and the preservation of its very picturesque features.

Day 4: Zakinthos, Greece

Zakynthos is the third largest of the Greek Ionian Islands, and is one of the most beautiful and fertile islands of the Mediterranean. Due to repeated earthquakes, the morphological structure of the island is of great interest. Thus, the beaches on the northeastern side of the island are sandy and flat, while the beaches on the southwestern side are rocky and steep. Zakynthos has a thriving tourism industry and is one of the top tourist destinations in Greece. Top tourist attractions on the island include the well-photographed Wreck beach and the popular Blue Cave at Cape Skinari on the northern side of the island. On the northeastern side, are the islands Marathonisi and Pelousi as well as the bay of Laganas, one of the most frequented beaches in Greece. There are also many mineral springs dating back to ancient times to be found on the island. Such springs are the St. Panteleimon springs in the village of Koukesi and the Tsouri springs in the village of Aghios Dimitrios. The mineral springs are an ideal therapeutic treatment for arthritis and rheumatism. Things to See & Do * Solomou square – Zakynthos Town * Shipwreck beach (Navagio) * Blue Caves * Agios Nikolaos beach and the Bay of Laganas The Vatican City has many spectacular buildings and churches to visit principle amongst which is the Sistine Chapel with its Michelangelo ceiling. It is the world's smallest independent sovereign state and also features St. Peter's Basilica was built over 1,500 years ago the Vatican Library hand the Vatican Garden. Modern Rome is a city of restaurants, open piazza's, wonderful shopping and more. Things to See & Do * Vatican City * Sistine Chapel * St. Peter Basilica * The Colosseum * Trevi fountain

Day 5: Corfu, Greece

Corfu is the second largest Greek island on the north side of the Ionian Sea, in the entrance of the Adriatic Sea, 6 km’s from the coast of Albania. The principal town of the island is also named Corfu, or Kerkyra in Greek. The island is steeped in history and it is directly connected to the history of Greece starting from Greek mythology. Corfu is a popular tourist destination, offering something for everyone. It boasts many beachside resorts, leisure and entertainment facilities, unspoiled countryside, secluded coves, traditional villages and scenic mountain walks. There are two excellent beaches close (about 25 km) to Corfu Town at Benitses Glyfada and Paeleokastritsa. Things to See & Do * Palaio Frourio - Old Fortress * Achillio Palace * Korissia Lagoon * Beaches and watersports * Corfu old section

Day 6: Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro. It is located in a most secluded part of Gulf of Kotor. Kotor is an old Mediterranean port and major tourist destination. It has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic, listed with UNESCO world heritage sites. This small medieval town on the beautiful Kotor Bay is both charming and seductive. Narrow streets, contiguous houses, bulwarks, churches, cathedrals, squares, carnivals and feasts, create an environment that one cannot resist. Kotor has numerous other sights, such as Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in the old town (built in 1166), and ancient walls which stretch 4,5 km directly above the city. Sveti Đorđe and Gospa od Škrpijela islets off the coast of Perast are also among more popular destinations in Kotor vicinity. Things to See & Do * Cathdral of Saint Tryphon * City walls * Sveti Đorđe and Gospa od Škrpijela islets * Beaches on the Budva Riviera * Old town area

Day 7: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is located on the Adriatic Sea coast in the extreme south of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist resorts, a seaport and the center of the Dubrovnik–Neretva county. Nicknamed "Pearl of the Adriatic", Dubrovnik is a beautiful medieval walled city which is over 1,000 years old and virtually untouched by the modern world. The same light-coloured stone can be seen in the marble-paved squares, cobbled streets, tall houses, convents, churches, palaces, fountains and museums. The oldest pharmacy in Europe, located in the Friars Minor monastery is a highlight. Things to See & Do * Sponza palace * fortresses * Franciscan monastery * Medieval walls encircling the city

Day 8: Split,Croatia

Split is not only an urban, cultural and traffic centre of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia's numerous summer resorts, but it is itself often a popular tourist destination. A city with a 1700-year old tradition, there is a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which is the well-known Palace of Diocletian . Split has a variety of restaurants and wine cellars, offering domestic specialties. There are many beaches and public beaches in the city and its surroundings, the most popular of them being Bacvice, a sand beach almost in the very heart of the town. The cultural and entertainment offer of Split is extremely rich, particularly in the summer, when the city squares, yards and other areas turn into a large open-air stage. The Split Summer, a traditional festival in the middle of the summer season, includes dramas, operas and concerts. Split has several theatres, among which the Croatian National Theatre, established in 1893, deserves a special mention as a house hosting theatrical festivals, the Split Summer and the Days of Marulic. There is also the Youth Theatre, and the Split Puppet Theatre. If you visit city Split remember it is a city of history, culture, and tradition but it is also a city of fun parties and great night life. Things to See & Do * Diocletian’s Palace * Cathedral of St Dominius * People’s Square * Mestrovic Gallery * Maritime Museum

Day 9: Venice, Italy

The city of Venice sits at the top of the Adriatic Sea in the north east corner of Italy. It is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city sits on 118 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon – a salt marsh. In the 12th century Venice became a city state and its location at the top of the Adriatic made it a key naval and commercial centre as well as a flourishing art centre. Modern Venice is stunning and retains the wonderful history of this unique city. It is a city of museums, galleries, piazzas, palaces, churches and more. One visit isn’t enough to see all that Venice has to offer but visitors should try and see the Basilica San Marco and San Marco Square, the Doges Palace and the Gallerie dell'Accademia which houses some of Italy’s finest art treasures. Things to See & Do * San Marco Square * Doge's Palace * Basilica San Marco * Grand Canal

Day 10: Venice (Trieste), Italy

Trieste is a city and port in north-east Italy, on the border of Slovenia. It is a modern, lively city which enjoys a prominent location on a hillside surrounded by rugged countryside and a beautiful coastline. Most typical of Trieste are its turn-of-the-century cafés that, like Vienna’s coffeehouses, are popular as social and cultural centers. In fact, the city is regarded as one of the most famous coffee towns in the world. The vast Piazza Unità d’Italia is a popular meeting place, with sidewalk cafés and a number of buildings of architectural interest. Among Trieste’s highlights are the Cathedral of San Giusto, containing beautiful Byzantine mosaics and medieval frescoes. At the Piazza della Borsa stands the neoclassical former stock exchange, which serves now as the Chamber of Commerce. Crowning the hilltop is the Castello de San Giusto, built by the Venetians in the 15th century and enlarged by the Hapsburgs to its present size. Today it houses a museum with excellent exhibits of weaponry, armor, furniture and tapestries. Things to See & Do * San Giusto - Cathedral and Castle * Piazza della Borsa * The Miramare Castle * Views from Prosecco * Roman Theatre Attractions in Livorno include the Natural History Museum and the Aquarium, the Villa Henderson, which combines antique finds with modern educational tours, and also has a Botanic Garden. The quarter known as Nuova Venezia (New Venice), built during the 17th century, still preserves some of its original features. Particularly interesting are the Medicean Fossi, a network of navigable canals connecting the warehouses and homes of merchants which, like those in Venice, had entrances at water level leading to rooms where goods were once stored. Piazza della Republica is still admired today for its unusual architecture. It is in fact a bridge covering a long stretch of navigable canal. Things to See & Do * Natural History Museum and Aquarium * Medicean Fossi - a network of navigable canals * Nuova Venezia (New Venice) * Villa Henderson * Piazza della Republica

Ship info

Norwegian Pearl
Launched in 2006, the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship stands as a testament to Norwegian Cruise Line's commitment to providing an exceptional seafaring experience. Part of the Jewel class, this vessel combines modern elegance with a variety of onboard amenities. The Norwegian Pearl features a range of entertainment options to cater to diverse tastes.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. All savings have already been applied to advertised price. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. High season supplements and block out dates may apply. Compulsory daily gratuities of USD20.00 per person per day (Club Balcony Suite and below) are NOT included in advertised price, and can be pre paid, applicable to ALL guests in cabin (guest 1,2,3,4). NOTE: $25.00 per person per day for The Haven & Suites. All guests in stateroom must choose same offer. Cancellation Fees also apply based on the booking/sailing date; therefore, Norwegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of travel protection on all bookings. Offers are non-transferable, non-refundable, have no monetary value and cannot be substituted or customized. Offer and combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line's discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Norwegian Cruise Line reserves the right to cancel or withdraw this offer at any time. Itinerary subject to change. Open Bar: Applicable to guests 1-8 on the reservation. If 3-8 guest is under 21 years of age, Open Bar does not apply and soda package will not be given as a substitution. Guest 1-2 must be at least 21 years of age at time of sailing to qualify for the Open Bar. Guests under 21 will receive the soda package. Retail value of Open Bar is $109.00 USD pppd. Retail value of the Adult Soda Package is $7.95 USD pppd. Package price is subject to change. 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Open Bar and/or Soda Package are charged but included in the advertised price. Speciality Dining Package: 7-11 Night cruises includes 1 Meal worth USD50.00 per person when booking aStudio, Inside, Oceanview stateroom. Applicable to guests 1-2 on the reservation. Dining package is applicable to guest ages 2 and older. 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Specialty Dining Package is charged but included in this advertised price. Packages are based on a per meal basis. Any Harvest Caye bars, restaurants, or venues, The Bake Shop, Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, specialty items in the Asian restaurant, Special Occasion/Holiday menus (New Year's, Christmas, etc.),Jazz Brunch, Wine Lovers and Murder Mystery lunches, and beverages are not included as part of the Specialty Dining Packages. Specialty Dining Packages include one main course per person at Cagney's and Le Bistro. Additional main courses will be charged at the a la carte price listed on the menu. Package price is subject to change. Free wifi: Internet package is based on number of nights. 150 minutes per person for 7-11 Day Cruises. Offer will be applied to the 1st and 2nd guest in the stateroom. Internet package is per person. Two logins per stateroom. Can be used only on one device at a time.$50 USD Shore Excursion Credit: Offer is applicable to first guest on the cruise reservation. The first guest shall receive free shore excursions priced at $50 or less (“the promotion”). In the alternative, first guest will receive $50 in Shore Excursion Credits to apply against shore excursions priced greater than $50. $50 Shore Excursion Credit is applicable to all tours, including debarkation tours. In the event the tour is less than the value of the credit the $50 Shore Excursion Credit will be adjusted to match the tour value. The first guest may redeem the promotion of $50 Shore Excursion Credit on more than one shore excursion per port.$50 Shore Excursion Credit has no monetary value, are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for actual currency of any value. Other guest in the stateroom are not eligible to receive the promotion or $50 Shore Excursion Credits. More terms and conditions apply, please ask us. EFT payments only to qualify for this offer. Can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. Offer is subject to availability, however offer is capacity controlled and can be withdrawn at anytime. Airport to port and port to airport transfers are not included. Visas are not included. Flight credit offer: Flight credit can only be utilised once full payment has been recieved. EFT payments only to qualify for flight credit offer. Flight credit mentioned is per cabin, and not per person. Can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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R3,000 flight credit
R35,480
per person sharing incl. taxes
Details
Excludes daily gratuities of USD20 pppd
Stay
9 nights
Dates
23 Oct 24 to 01 Nov 24
Book by
31 March 24
Experience ID
404
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