Rome / Civitavecchia / EmbarkArrive in Rome and transfer to Civitavecchia to embark the Corinthian.
Cagliari, Sardinia / Su NuraxiYour first port call is Cagliari, Sardinia's capital. Drive to the village Barumini to visit Su Nuraxi, Sardinia's most important and impressive nuraghic complex. After enjoying lunch on board the ship, spend some time exploring the city on your own. Or, take an optional excursion to Nora, whose ancient remains date from the Carthaginian and Roman periods.
Bizerte, Tunisia / Tunis / CarthageStop in Tunis and tour legendary Carthage, which was founded in the 9th century B.C. Also tour the Bardo Museum and, in Tunis, visit the Medina.
Skikda / ConstantineFrom the port of Skikda, drive to Constantine. Often described as the 'City of Bridges,' the city sits atop a plateau on the edge of a deep ravine. Visit the Palais de Bey and several museums.
Algiers / TipasaTipasa's dramatic ancient temples and ruins overlook the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the Villa of Frescoes, a Roman mansion, and the Tombeau de la Chretienne, the burial place of the Mauretanian King Juba II and his wife, Cleopatra Selene. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of Algiers, Algeria's capital.
At SeaRelax on board as the ship sails for Morocco.
Tangier, MoroccoTangier, on Morocco's north coast, has been captured by the Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Visigoths, and Arabs. It offers a prime location for access to the Iberian Peninsula, allowing the city to be used as a base for the invasion of Spain. Spend the afternoon enjoying the Medina, a classic Moroccan town of narrow lanes and stepped passages. Visit Dar el Makhzen, the former palace of the sultans, now a museum of antiquities and crafts. Also stop to see the Old American legation, a former palace which was given to the U.S. government in 1777 to house America's first embassy (Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States as an independent nation).
CasablancaTour Rabat's main sites, including its Medina with the Kasbah des Oudaias, the evocative quarter of the old Almohad, and the Chellah Citadel.
Safi / MarrakechDrive to fabled Marrakech, one of Morocco's four Imperial capitals. Explore the 12th century Koutoubia Minaret, the Bahia Palace, the Ben Youssef Medressa, the Jewish Quarter, and Dfjemaa el-fna, the city's central square.
At SeaRelax on board as the ship sails to Portugal.
Lisbon / DisembarkIn the morning, disembark in Lisbon, Portugal, and transfer to the airport for your independent return flights.