The Mediterranean’s far-reaching empires and vivid cultures come to life as we sail from Athens to Barcelona. Alongside historians, archaeologists, and National Geographic experts, explore evocative ancient ruins in Greece and Sicily, delve into medieval history and architecture in Malta, and see vestiges of mysterious prehistoric cultures in Menorca. Hear of crusading knights and Moorish kings as we trace the arc of history from classical Greece to the Age of Discovery, voyaging to the ancient port cities of Heraklion, Valletta, and Siracusa. At the crossroads of many cultures over the millennia, discover vestiges of intriguing civilizations and explore the modern-day towns that occupy the same sites. Along the way, sample regional delicacies like Greek cheese and Marsala wine.
Walk amidst iconic classical ruins like the Parthenon, Palace of Knossos, and the Valley of the Temples on this fascinating four-country voyage
Explore vestiges of Greek, Roman, Ottoman, Talayotic, and Minoan civilizations alongside expert historians and archaeologists
Marvel at the transparent blue waters of Malta and the stunning natural beauty of Crete’s Gorge of Samaria
Discover the Sardinian island of Isola di San Pietro, whose population's unique history personifies the blending of cultures across the Mediterranean
Sample regional specialties like Marsala wine, Greek cheese, and tuna and sardines from Sardinia