Mediterranean: Athens, Rhodes, Florence & Istanbul to Rome Mediterranean: Athens, Rhodes, Florence & Istanbul to Rome Mediterranean: Athens, Rhodes, Florence & Istanbul to Rome

11-day Cruise on Norwegian Epic

Mediterranean: Athens, Rhodes, Florence & Istanbul to Rome

from Tel-Aviv (Haifa), Israel

Explore the rich culture, history and beauty of the Mediterranean aboard Norwegian Epic. Lavish palaces, Byzantine art, bustling bazaars and authentic mouth-watering Turkish cuisine await your arrival in Istanbul. Then discover the dawn of civilization in Athens, visiting ancient ruins like the Acropolis, the Old Marble Olympic Stadium and the Temple of Poseidon. Enjoy a day awash with color in 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.
  • /sites/default/files/ship-blue.svg
    Cruise from Israel to Italy on the award-winning Norwegian Epic.
  • /sites/default/files/tropical-blue.svg
    Explore a new incredible port nearly every day of your cruise.
Was
##PRICE##
Now
##PRICE##
PP / EUR
11 Days. 11 Ports. 1 Amazing Holiday.
Browse your cruise options with 3 Sail Dates
Port of Call
Tel-Aviv (Haifa), Israel
  • /sites/default/files/HFA_modal_mosque.jpg

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!

Port of Call
Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
  • /sites/default/files/ASH_modal_sphinx.jpg

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
Limassol, Cyprus
  • /sites/default/files/LMS.jpg

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!

Port of Call
Rhodes, Greece
  • /sites/default/files/Ports_RHO_MW_881x400.jpg

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 savour the charm of this remarkable walled town. Along the scenic coast lies the whitewashed town of Lindos with its ancient acropolis and stunning views.

Port of Call
Kusadasi, Turkey
  • /sites/default/files/port-kusadasi-881x400ver2.jpg

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, amongst several other ancient remnants.

Port of Call
Istanbul, Turkey
  • /sites/default/files/MI-IST-shutterstock_116962891.jpg

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this centre 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
  • /sites/default/files/Ports.PMG_MW_881x400.jpg

Patmos boasts idyllic beaches and swimming coves and enviable historic hilltop mansions, as it is a favourite 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.

Port of Call
Athens (Piraeus), Greece
  • /sites/default/files/PIR_03_AthensScenicCoast.jpg

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!

Port of Call
Naples, Italy
  • /sites/default/files/881x400_naples_091918_2.jpg

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 centre 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!

Port of Call
Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
  • /sites/default/files/Ports_LIV_MW_881x400.jpg

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!

Port of Call
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
  • /sites/default/files/CIV_60_ExclRomeAndColosseum.jpg

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 whilst sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Dates & prices
Staterooms & Accommodation
There's nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Our award-winning fleet offers a wide range of contemporary and lavish accommodations designed for you, your family or even a retreat with your besties. From convenient adjoining staterooms to the luxurious Haven suites, we've made room for every holidaying style.
  • Club Balcony Suite

  • The Haven

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Studio

  • Spa Suite

Experience Norwegian Epic
Welcome aboard your best holiday yet.
  • Best Cruise Ship, Contemporary
    Best Cruise Ship, Contemporary
  • 2020
    Remodeled Date
  • 4,100
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Dine how and when you want and where your palate leads you with more than a dozen dining options. Discover our Main Dining Rooms, where our daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients, or reserve a seat at a speciality restaurant for a taste of something unique and unexpected. With no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating and superb culinary experiences, nobody does dining like Norwegian.
  • Moderno Churrascaria

    Moderno Churrascaria

  • Le Bistro

    Le Bistro

  • Noodle Bar

    Noodle Bar

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Feel the energy of the pumping music as you dance till the wee hours at Bliss Ultra Lounge. Chill out, literally, inside the Ice Bar. Or just belly-up and order a cold one to go at Waves Pool Bar. Whether you're hanging with old friends or making new ones, there's always an opportunity to mix it up.
  • SKYY® Vodka Ice Bar

    SKYY® Vodka Ice Bar

  • Waves Pool Bar

    Waves Pool Bar

  • O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

    O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Entertainment
As the sun sets, the excitement heats up aboard Norwegian Epic. Be wowed by the award-winning Broadway hit Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. Or let loose at Howl at the Moon, the World's Greatest Rock N' Roll Dueling Piano Bar. With Norwegian, it's showtime, all the time.
  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

  • Burn the Floor

    Burn the Floor

Activities
Norwegian Epic has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Think you're brave? Visit Aqua Park and feel the exhilaration as you slide down 200 feet on The Epic Plunge - the only bowl slide at sea. Or go vertical whilst scaling up the rock climbing wall. Heat up your day or night at Spice H20, our adults-only beach club. With so much to do, we'll have you returning for more.
  • Epic Plunge

    Epic Plunge

  • Climbing Wall

    Climbing Wall

  • Bowling

    Bowling

Spa
Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage-just one of over 50 speciality treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. "Me time" has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Manicures

    Manicures

  • Massage

    Massage

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your holiday incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewellery, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Crest

    Crest

  • Tradewinds

    Tradewinds

  • The Collection Art Gallery

    The Collection Art Gallery