Morning arrival in Rome. After arrival visits to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and St. John Lateran, Mass, dinner and overnight in Rome
This morning we visit the Vatican Museum including Sistine Chapel, St. Peter Basilica, and the tomb of John Paul II. Afternoon free time for leisure.
Civitavecchia - Cruise - Naple
Morning tour of Rome takes us to views of the Trevi Fountain, Piazza del Popolo, Spanish Steps and Pantheon. On to Basilicas of St. Paul outside the Walls. In the afternoon we depart to Civitavecchia and transfer to the cruise terminal and board the cruise ship. Sail to Naples, dinner and overnight
Morning drive through the beautiful Amalfi Coast, including breath-taking vistas of Belvedere viewpoint. Return to the cruise, sail to Sicily for dinner and overnight.
Island of Sicily
Morning arrival in Messina, a gateway to the Island of Sicily. Our tour takes us to Taormina founded 400 BC and beautifully located overlooking the sea. We see the Greek theatre and the sub-tropical terraced gardens before strolling along the elegant Corso Umberto to the Piazza for splendid views across the bay to the Ionian Sea. Late afternoon Return to our cruise ship.
Full day of cruising. Enjoy all the ship offers including great dining and nightly entertainment.
This morning we arrive at Santorini Island, site of ancient volcanic eruption. We explore beautiful villages, with low-lying cubical houses, made of local stone and whitewashed or lime-washed with various volcanic ashes used as colors. Dinner and overnight on the ship.
Today, we arrive at Kusadasi in Turkey and visit Ephesus, where St. Paul lived for some years. We enter through Magnesian Gate and discover numerous monuments such as the Forum, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus, the thermal baths of Scolastica and the Great Theater of Antiquity. We also visit the house of Mary, where we will celebrate Mass, according to St. John’s tradition she was brought after the death of Christ. Return to our ship for dinner and overnight.
Morning arrival in enchanting island of Mykonos in Greece. Stroll through the narrow streets, visit cafes and do some shopping. In the afternoon return to the ship for dinner and overnight.
Early morning we arrive in port of Piraeus in the suburbs of Athens. Our tour of Athens takes us to the Acropolis, the Olympic stadium, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch and other memorials. In the afternoon free time for shopping. Transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Depart to Toronto
After breakfast transfer to the airport for our flight to Toronto.
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