Mediterranean: Italy, Greece & Turkey to Haifa Mediterranean: Italy, Greece & Turkey to Haifa Mediterranean: Italy, Greece & Turkey to Haifa

12-day Cruise on Norwegian Epic

Mediterranean: Italy, Greece & Turkey to Haifa

from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Take a Mediterranean cruise resplendent in art, history and breathtaking sites with Norwegian Epic. Visit Livorno on the west coast of Tuscany, where you’ll tour the pastel coastal villages in Cinque Terre, stroll the narrow streets of Riomaggiore and see landmarks like the black-and-white marble St. John the Baptist Church. Discover the dawn of civilization in Athens, visiting ancient ruins like the Acropolis, the Old Marble Olympic Stadium and the Temple of Poseidon. Then, lavish palaces, Byzantine art, bustling bazaars and authentic mouth-watering Turkish cuisine await your arrival in Istanbul.
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12 Days. 12 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
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Port of Call
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
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Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

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Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
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How lucky to visit the Tuscan region, Florence & Pisa, resplendent in art and history. What's even more fortunate is that all the main attractions in Florence are centrally located for the perfect walking tour. See Santa Croce, Piazza del Duomo and Michelangelo's David. Explore more of Florence & Pisa on a European cruise!

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Naples, Italy
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Cruise to Naples, located on Italy's stunning Amalfi coast, a city rich in history. A tour around Naples' grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old center will take you back centuries. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets. Explore more of Naples on a European cruise!

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Athens (Piraeus), Greece
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This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping. Explore more of Athens on a European cruise!

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Santorini, Greece
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Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The island's charm and subtle mystery have even made it a target of speculation as the location of the lost city of Atlantis.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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Take a journey into the past in richly historic Ephesus. Once an ancient Greek city, Kusadasi was known for the famed Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built, destroyed, and rebuilt again through several notably historical periods, Ephesus boasts abounding ruins and archaeological excavation sites. View what remains of the Roman Library of Celsus, the Gate of Augustus, the Tomb of John the Apostle, and the Basilica of St. John, among several other ancient remnants.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this center of the Ottoman empire has become one the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Head to any park and you'll see why tulips have long been the symbol of this city. Explore more of Istanbul on a European cruise!

Port of Call
Patmos, Greece
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Patmos boasts idyllic beaches and swimming coves and enviable historic hilltop mansions, as it is a favorite hideaway for the elite. Though many are drawn to Patmos for its natural beauty and seclusion, the island is also famous for being the site of where the Apostle John is said to have written The Book of Revelations. From visiting the Monastery of the Apocalypse – which includes a chapel over the cave where St. John lived and received his revelation – to sunbathing on pebbled beaches and strolling picturesque villages, exploring Patmos promises to be a relaxing and memorable day in the Mediterranean.

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Rhodes, Greece
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This Greek island just off the coast of Turkey exudes beauty and history. Take a walking tour of the old fortified city and stand in awe of the impressive Grand Master’s Palace. See where the Colossus of Rhodes, a onetime Wonder of the World, once stood and savor the charm of this remarkable walled town. Along the scenic coast lies the whitewashed town of Lindos with its ancient acropolis and stunning views.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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A strategic garrison for Richard the Lionhearted during the Third Crusade, Limassol provides many archaeological sites, as well as an array of contemporary designer shops for exploring. The island of Cyprus is also home to two ancient kingdoms - Kourion and Amathus. Explore more of Limassol on a European cruise!

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Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
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Dating back to 17th-century BC, Jerusalem (Ashdod) is one of the most ancient cities in the world. It's almost hard to believe when looking at today's modern port with its wide boulevards and meticulous planning. Don't miss the Ashdod Art Museum, Corinne Maman Museum, Beit Guvrin National Park and the pastoral setting of Tel Lachish. Explore more of Ashdod on a European cruise!

Port of Call
Tel-Aviv (Haifa), Israel
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Considered one of the Middle East’s most picturesque cities, Tel-Aviv (Haifa) offers incredible sights everywhere you turn. It is also close to holy sites – travel to Galilee, Nazareth or Jerusalem. The views from Bahai Gardens on Mount Carmel, the largest hanging gardens in the world, are incredible, and make for a superb picture spot. Peruse the boutiques on Massada Street or go to the artists' village of Ein Hod for hand-blown glass and crafts. Explore more of Tel-Aviv (Haifa) on a Europe cruise!

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