Ancient Civilization: Cruising the Adriatic and Aegean Seas abroad Le Lyriad
September 15 - 23, 2019
Cruise from picture-perfect Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast and through the Corinth Canal to Athens. Enjoy a custom-designed, seven-night itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered, Five‑Star, small ship Le Lyrial, featuring balconies in most of its ocean‑view Suites and Staterooms. Visit five countries and six UNESCO World Heritage sites, exploring the influence of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations on this comprehensive program including ports inaccessible to larger vessels, such as Hvar, Korčula and the Bay of Kotor. In Croatia, tour Split’s Roman Diocletian’s Palace and Dubrovnik’s beautifully restored, 15th‑century walled city; Kotor’s medieval fortifications and architecture in Montenegro; the remarkable archaeological site of Butrint, Albania; and, in Greece, Corfu’s Old Town, rooted in the eighth century B.C., and the sacred ancient Greek site of Delphi. To further enhance your cruise, enjoy an exclusive Coastal Life® Forum with local residents and a folk music performance. Venice Pre‑Cruise Option and Athens Post-Cruise Options are offered.