Cruise tours pair a Greece cruise with sightseeing on land, offering a more in-depth look at some of Europe's most famous cities. Your cruise tour will take you to the sparkling Mediterranean with a land tour by train or motor coach, including stays in hotels convenient to top sights and attractions. On most Mediterranean cruise tours, the land portion is first and the cruise portion follows. The land portion typically includes overnight stays in cities in Italy, Greece or Turkey. In each city, you'll have some guided sightseeing and some time to explore on your own.
Italy cruise tours combine Greece cruise with visits to cities such as Venice, Florence, Rome and Stresa. On these cruise tours, you might see: the Duomo, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel, the Borromean Islands, the Piazzo San Marco, Dodges Palace or Lake Como.
Greece cruise tours combine a Greece cruise with visits to cities such as Athens, Delphi and Itea. On these cruise tours, you might see: Hadrian's Arch, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Theater of Dionyssos, the Acropolis or the Delphi Museum.
Turkey cruise tours combine a Greece cruise with visits to cities such as Istanbul, Ankara and Nevsehir. On these cruise tours, you might see: the Augustus Temple, the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the region of Cappadocia, the Zelve, the Pasabag Valleys, the Gorome Religious Center, the Kaymakli underground city, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace or the Grand Bazzar.
Cruise tours in the Mediterranean are available from May through October and can last from 10 to 17 nights.
Below are guidelines of what is typically included and excluded on a cruise tour. Every cruise tour is unique. Always verify the details of the trip you select with your Vacations To Go cruise counselor.
The land tour portion will include:
- Hotel or resort accommodations
- Train, bus or flight transportation between tour destinations
- Transfers and baggage handling
- Tour guide
- Some meals and drinks
The cruise portion of your trip will include:
- 7 to 14-night Greece cruise
- Accommodations onboard
- All meals onboard including 24-hour room service but excluding specialty restaurant dining
- Coffee, tea, milk, juice, non-bottled water
- Entertainment, casinos, Broadway-style shows
- Onboard activities, fitness center, pools
- Kids programming on most ships
Your cruise tour WILL NOT include:
- Shore excursions
- Spa treatments or gaming
- Beer, wine, spirits or bottled water