North Africas Mediterranean Coast Through the Centuries« All Corinthian cruise options
|Dates||Deck + Cabin Type|
|Category E||Category D||Category C||Category B||Category A||Category AA||Category VS||Category PHS|
A limited number of cabins have been designated for single travelers in Categories C - A at no supplement to the per person, double occupancy rates. Additional cabins are available at either 1.2 or 1.7 the double occupancy rate.
Day 1 Malaga, Spain / Embark
Arrive in Malaga and transfer to embark Corinthian.
Day 2 Tangier, Morocco
Founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century b.c., Tangier was subsequently held by the Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, and Visigoths, followed by the Arabs in 709, who used it as the base for their invasion of Spain. Spend the afternoon exploring the medina, a classic Moroccan town of narrow lanes and stepped passages, dominated by its old citadel, or kasbah. Also visit the Dar el Makhzen, the former palace of the sultans, now a museum of antiquities and crafts, and the Old American Legation, a former palace given to the U.S. government in 1777 to house America’s first embassy. (Morocco was the first overseas country to recognize the independent United States.)
Day 3 Ghazaouet, Algeria
Drive to Tlemcen, one of Algeria’s finest cities, noted for its cultural and architectural heritage. Experience the 11th-century Great Mosque and the deconsecrated Sidi Bel Hassan Mosque, now housing a museum with mosaics, carvings, and pottery.
Day 4 At Sea
Enjoy lectures and Corinthian’s amenities while sailing to Algiers.
Day 5 Algiers / Tipasa
Tipasa’s ancient temples and ruins overlook the Mediterranean to dramatic effect. Visit
the Villa of Frescoes, a Roman mansion; 2nd-century a.d. Judicial Basilica; 4th-century
Christian Basilica; the site’s museum; and the Tombeau de la Chretienne, burial place of Mauretanian King Juba II and his wife, Cleopatra Selene. Enjoy an afternoon tour of Algiers, Algeria’s capital.
Day 6 Bejaia / Djemila
From Bejaia, take an excursion through impressive countryside to the well-preserved Roman ruins of Djemila. The site includes the Triumphal Arch to Emperor Caracalla, built in a.d. 216; Grand Baths; market; and Old Forum, featuring stunning friezes and a 3rd-century altar. Also visit the museum, with its collection of superb mosaics and other artifacts.
Day 7 Skikda / Constantine
From the port of Skikda, drive to Constantine, often called the “City of Bridges”, due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the mountains the city is built on. This picturesque city, built atop a plateau at the edge of a deep ravine, is home to multiple museums and historical sites, some of which you will have the opportunity to visit, including the Palais du Bey, located in Constatine’s well-preserved and historic casbah.
Day 8 Annaba / Hippo Regius
From Annaba, visit the ancient site of Hippo Regius, which bears the marks of Phoenicians, Romans, Vandals, and Byzantines, among others. Explore the Roman Forum, the largest and oldest in North Africa, and the Baths, dedicated to Septimius Severus. Also visit the modern-day Basilica of St. Augustine, which crowns the hill overlooking the site.
Day 9 Tunis / Carthage
From Tunis, travel to storied Carthage, a Phoenician stronghold since the 9th century b.c. The site includes several Phoenician remains, such as Tophet, the sanctuary of the gods Tanit and Baal, as well as many monuments from the Roman period. Also tour the Bardo Museum, world- renowned for its spectacular collection of Roman mosaics, and enjoy time at leisure visiting the medina and its souks.
Day 10 Palermo, Sicily, Italy / Disembark
Disembark in Palermo and transfer to the airport for return flights to the U.S.
Itinerary NotesPROGRAM INCLUSIONS:
• 9-night cruise aboard the all-suite, 100-guest Corinthian
• Complete program of tours and excursions
• Welcome and farewell cocktail receptions aboard ship
• All meals aboard ship, including house wine, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
• Open bar aboard ship throughout the cruise
• Educational program of lectures and discussions by accompanying study leader
• Professional tour staff
• Complete pre-departure materials
• Baggage handling and transfers abroad on the program arrival and departure dates
• Port and embarkation taxes
• Gratuities to porters, guides, and driver
Deposit & Payment
Initial deposit is $1700, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at: https://www.adventure-life.com/forms/fourways.php
Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure.
Final payment by bank transfer, check or Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or Amex. Credit Card payments subject to 3% convenience fee and maximum $15,000 charge.
Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 100 days prior to departure.
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|Days Prior to departure||Fee|
|91 days or more||$500|
|90-61 days||55% cruise cost|
|60-0 days||100% cruise cost|
- Ship Highlights
- Passengers : 100
- Luxury Expedition Ship
Recently re-launched after extensive refurbishment, redecoration and other improvements, the all-suite Corinthian offers the finest in small-ship cruise travel. Taken together with her limited guest capacity, excellence of design, craftsmanship, and material, Corinthian’s spaciousness and intimate ambiance combine to make her ideal for distinctive cultural and expedition voyages.
This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 spacious suites, each of which affords ocean views and is equipped with luxurious attention to detail and amenities.
Attractive Amenities & Public Facilities:
The luxuriously appointed public facilities include a restaurant accommodating guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, an expansive library with Internet access, gym, spa, beauty salon, boutique, Jacuzzi, doctor’s office, and ample deck areas for relaxing and sunbathing. An elevator serves all decks.
Decorated with rich fabrics, handsome wood, polished brass, rare antiquities and fine works of art, the yacht’s public spaces are warm and inviting. These include:
• Library with Internet access
• 2 Lounges with audiovisual facilities
• State-of-the-art gym/spa
• Beauty salon
• Elevator to all passenger decks
• Dining room
• Two sun decks
• Swimming platform
Each of the 50 suites all of which affords ocean views, measure 215 square feet or more and is appointed with a sitting area or separate living room, twin or queen-size beds, spacious closets and climate control. Guests staying in the spacious Penthouse Suites and Veranda Suites will also enjoy a private balcony, private butler service, and other exclusive in-suite amenities. Additional amenities for all suites include:
• Satellite TV, DVD/CD player
• Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries and teak floor
• Plush terry robes and slippers
• Fresh flowers and fruit basket
• 24-hour room service
Safety and Security:
Corinthian complies with the latest international and U.S. Coast Guard safety regulations and is outfitted with the most current navigational and communications technology as well as with retractable fin stabilizers for smooth sailing, an ice-strengthened hull and a fleet of Zodiacs. Corinthian is staffed by 60 European officers and crew.
Deluxe suites, Ariadne & Leto Decks, windows and sitting area. 215 sq ft. Suites *342-*345,*428, *429 *Partially obstructed view
Deluxe suites, Ariadne & Leto Decks with window and sitting area. 215 sq ft. Suites 334 - 335, 433.
Deluxe suites, Athena Deck with portholes and sitting area. 275 sq ft. Suites 246 - 252
Deluxe suites, Ariadne Deck with windows and sitting area. 225 sq ft. Suites 336 - 341
Deluxe suites, Leto Deck with window and sitting area. 235 sq ft. Suites 420 - 427, 430 - 431
Deluxe suites, Cleo Deck with forward windows and sitting area. 285 sq ft. Suites 505 - 506
Deluxe Veranda Suites, Cleo Deck with private balcony and sitting area. 245 sq ft. Suites 507 - 518
Deluxe Penthouse Suites, Phoebe Deck with private balcony, window and sitting area. 260 sq ft. Suites 601 - 604