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Live one of the below 73 unique Mediterranean cultural experiences for 2023 or 2024. Visit villages and experience local cuisine with a local English speaking guide on your own private tour or small group guided tour. Discover unique local cultures on trips that include activities like village visits, cruises, small ship cruises, archaeological site visits, and luxury and cost from $1,250 for experiences of 7 to 12 days. Tell us about your ideal Mediterranean cultural trip and our Mediterranean experts will help you plan every detail of your next trip.
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Scenic view of Dubrovnik
$16,950
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Mediterranean Gems: From Dubrovnik to Naples

Dubrovnik to Naples - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Explore Gerace
  • Tour the Amalfi Coast
  • Visit Pompeii
  • Explore Dubrovnik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Marvel at ornate cathedrals and remarkable baroque buildings, explore great sites of antiquity—from renowned Pompeii to the less-visited Greek temples of Paestum—and meander through unspoiled clifftop towns, soaking up breathtaking views. Plus, with a little luck witness the orange glow …
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Naples at Sunset, Italy
$16,950
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Corsica & Sardinia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Discover Cagliari
  • Visit Nuraghe Losa
  • Enjoy the medieval city of Alghero
  • Admire Bonifacio's unique views
Starts / Ends:
Naples / Naples
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-night voyage is dedicated to the exploration of two fiercely independent islands–Sardinia and Corsica. These islands share many historic elements through millennia of empires and civilizations, but still, maintain their identities and independent attitudes from their governing nations …
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Stop in beautiful Parga
$6,915
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Mediterranean Enchantments

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit the site of Delphi
  • Explore the Albanian Riviera
  • Marvel at the town of Kotor
  • Explore ports in 4 countries
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Dubrovnik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day itinerary aboard the Emerald Azzurra is a great way to be enchanted with the Eastern Mediterranean. Explore the wealth of beauty that Greece has to offer, starting from the port of Piraeus in Athens, sail along the Corinth Canal to Itea and explore the archaeological site of Delphi, …
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Athens Acropolis
$2,990
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Jewels of the Cyclades

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galileo
  • Dine at traditional Greek Tavernas
  • Tour a local winery in Santorini
  • Explore Delos's archaeological site
  • Walk through Syros
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Jewels of the Cyclades cruise showcases the Aegean Islands known for their white-washed villages and ports, bright skies, and crystal sea. Visit well-known places on this 8-day cruise on the Galileo, such as Santorini and Mykonos and off-the-beaten-track islands such as Paros and Folegandros. …
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Korcula Island
$4,880
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The Best of Croatia

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Explore the medieval town of Split
  • Tour Dubrovnik
  • Visit Pula's ancient amphitheater
  • Wander the streets of Rovinj
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Venice, set sail for Croatia and its many hidden treasures on this 8-day voyage. Le Lyrial slips effortlessly through the turquoise Adriatic Sea, wending her way between necklaces of islands dotted here and there off the Dalmatian Coast. There are cities that thrive on their legend – and …
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The sunny coast of Sardinia
$1,890
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Ligurian Sea

Cannes Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Tour a vineyard in Portoferraio
  • Visit Monaco, full of allure
  • Discover medieval Alghero
  • View Corsica's landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Cannes / Cannes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxury tall ship Star Clipper on this special cruise which showcases the history, culture, and art of the western Mediterranean. Start in Cannes with its powdery golden sand and shallow crystal-clear blue water which deepens gradually. Admire the ancient citadel town of Bonifacio,perched …
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Sicilian landscape in the early evening
$1,890
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Amalfi & Sicily

Civitavecchia Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Gaze upon the Sistine Chapel
  • Snorkel at Palmarola
  • Visit historical Pompeii
  • Wander through the grand Duomo
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Idyllic islands, charming cobbled villages, spectacular scenery, intriguing history... capture the heart of the Mediterranean in a single cruise voyage. Each small harbor is especially suited for small ship exploration. Enjoy the best of the region — from the ancient ruins of Rome and …
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The clifftop town of Bonifacio, Corsica
$1,890
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Cannes to Rome

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Explore Napoleon's birthplace
  • Sail into Bonifacio's harbor
  • Visit Monaco, full of allure
  • Discover Corsica's landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Cannes / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on your 8-day journey from Cannes to Rome. From Cannes, sail to Monaco where you can experience true luxury.Spend time exploring the cliffs ofBonifacio and the beaches in East Corsica. Enjoy the mountainous landscape and tour Napoleon's birthplace of Ajaccio. Set sail for Portoferraio in …
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Salona ruins with city of Split in background
$1,385
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Dubrovnik to Split

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Mama Marija
  • Explore Mljet National Park
  • Visit Korčula Island
  • Enjoy Trogir's heritage
  • Stroll through relaxing Omiš
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Beautiful beaches, preserved nature, ecological agriculture, and preserved traditional architecture are unique highlights of this 8-day Croatian expedition.Board the M/S Mama Marijaand admirethe most spectacular coastline Europe has to offer as you explore tiny islands, secluded coves, and swim in …
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Mediterranean blue Dubrovnik from above
$1,090
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Elegance South Cruise from Split

Roundtrip Split - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Captain Bota
  • Swim at Zlatni Rat
  • Have a free night in Hvar
  • Tour Dubrovnik's historic center
  • Cruise to Mljet National Park
Starts / Ends:
Split / Split
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the Croatian way of life on this 8-day round trip cruise from Split, aboard the luxurious MS Captain Bota. This cruise showcases the beauty of the South Dalmatian Islands and explores the traditions of ancient cities of Dubrovnik, Bol, Hvar, and others. Relax and swim in the sun-kissed …
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Admire the temples of the Athenian acropolis
$4,780
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From the city of Gods to the canals of Venice

Athens - Venice - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Discover wonders of the Adriatic
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore ports in 4 countries
  • Sail in the Bay of Kotor
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail to discover the cultural and artistic jewels of theAegean,Adriatic, and Ionian. During this8-day cruise,LeBougainvillewill take you to Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, and Italy. FromAthens, you will follow a memorable crossing of theCorinth Canaland call atItea. NextCorfu, the most …
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Relax by the sea near colorful Nice
$4,275
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French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit Bonifacio and Calvi, Corsica
  • Explore Porto Ercole's architecture
  • Relax on the shores of Portoferraio
  • Explore France's Côte d'Azur
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Nice
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Emerald Azzura to start your 8-day adventure in Rome's port of Civitavecchia before cruising north to Port Ercole which is perched on the coast of Tuscany, and on to the towns of Bonifacio and Calvi on the northern tip of Corsica. Including stops along the Italian and French rivieras …
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Cruise the Mediterranean aboard the Royal Clipper
$890
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Croatia & Slovenia

Venice Roundtrip - 4 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Ride in a gondola in Venice
  • Visit the town of Rovinj
  • Explore Slovenia's hidden gems
  • View the domes of San Marco
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Venice
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Royal Clipper on this 4-day cruise visiting Croatia and Slovenia. Embark in Venice, Italy before making your way to Croatia. Stop in Rovinj which is dominated by the Baroque three-nave church of St. Euphemia. Next visit Piran in Slovenia, which boasts some of the country's finest …
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Cape Drastis at Corfu island in Greece
$3,024
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The Treasures of the Adriatic: Croatia, Greece, Albania and Montenegro

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV La Belle de L'Adriatique
  • Explore Apollonia
  • Visit the National History Museum
  • Take a tour of Corfu island
  • Explore the ancient city of Bar
Starts / Ends:
Dubrovnik / Dubrovnik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on MV La Belle de L'Adriatique and join this 8-day cruise through the countries in the Adriatic Sea! Between Croatia and Montenegro via Greece and Albania, between beautiful cities and archaeological remains, wild beauty and unusual landscapes. Discover Dubrovnik, the pearl of the …
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Golden hour in Venice's famed Piazza San Marco
$2,767
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From Renaissance-infused Mantua to the Canals of Venice

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Michelangelo
  • Discover Emilia-Romagna
  • Enjoy tasting authentic Parmesan
  • Explore the romantic Verona
  • Admire Vicenza's architecture
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Venice
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Mantua to Venice, enjoy a unique cruise through the heart of three Italian regions. Your trip starts with the region of Emilia-Romagna and its traditional cuisine: do not miss out on a tour of Parma and Cremona complete with a tasting of authentic cheese and ham! Lombardy welcomes you next …
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Adventures in Santorini!
$13,080
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Sailing the Greek Isles aboard the Sea Cloud

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Experience the Cyclades
  • Discover the ruins of Delos
  • Discover the age-old villages
  • Discover the beauty of Santorini
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
While there are many ways to tour the Greek Isles, exploring aboard an authentic tall ship on a Greece small ship cruise offers an unrivaled experience and guarantees an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. The combination of this peerless ship and the expedition-style voyage sends you off …
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View of Hvar harbor
$5,120
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Croatian Coast and the Best of Adriatic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Marvel at Diocletian’s Palace
  • Visit Korcula, “Little Dubrovnik”
  • Relax on the shoreline of Hvar
  • Explore Croatia
Starts / Ends:
Dubrovnik / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For eight days, sail on the Emerald Azzurra to these gorgeous Croatian destinations. Along the gorgeous Adriatic coast, azure waters abound, and Croatia exhibits a unique brand of beauty. From Dubrovnik's unmistakable terracotta buildings to the island of Korcula, dubbed "Little …
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St Tropez, France
$1,890
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Rome to Cannes

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Tour a vineyard in Portoferraio
  • Explore Napoleon's birthplace
  • Discover Stintino's beaches
  • Observe the regatta at St. Tropez
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Cannes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxury tall ship Star Clipper on this special cruise which showcases the history, culture, and art of the western Mediterranean. Start in Civitavecchia, the port city of Rome, then sail to Portoferraio. Admire the ancient citadel town of Bonifacio,perched high atop a seemingly impenetrable …
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