On this cruise to Israel and Egypt, you’ll discover the extraordinary archaeological sites, bustling markets, shopping, museums, and exciting port cities that blend modern architecture with the remnants of ancient civilizations. From the iconic Library of Alexandria to some of the holiest sites in Judaism and Christianity, living history abounds at every turn. Your cruise will depart from Athens and take you through the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean to beautiful ancient ports like Alexandria, Kusadasi, gateway to the magnificent Ephesus, Haifa, and Ashdod, for Jerusalem. Explore the graceful Acropolis in Athens, the holy Dome of the Rock in Israel, Greco-Roman antiquities in Turkey, and much more as you embark on these unforgettable journeys.
Get ready to escape to the natural beauty, history and rich cultures of the Mediterranean with Norwegian. Set sail from Barcelona to Civitavecchia and explore Rome’s famous ancient ruins and works of art, from Michelangelo’s awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel to the beautifully-constructed Trevi Fountain. Then travel back in time, way back, as you visit Malta’s prehistoric temples and the caves of Ghar Dalam, where the island’s first traces of life date back an astonishing 180,000 years.
Experience the history, natural beauty and rich cultures of the Mediterranean with Norwegian. Take a short ferry ride from Mykonos to the island of Delos — the mythological birthplace of Apollo and Artemis and a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and visit ancient ruins. In Olympia, visit the site of the very first Olympic Games, explore the Archaeological Museum and get a glimpse into local life with a visit to a farm while discovering the best of the region on a guided tour. Then embark on a gondola tour of Venice’s legendary canals.
Cruise into the history, culture and dramatic landscapes of the Mediterranean aboard Norwegian Epic. Enjoy a short ferry ride from Mykonos to the island of Delos — the mythological birthplace of Apollo and Artemis and a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and visit ancient ruins. From Naples, step back in time while exploring the ruins of Pompeii — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and journey to Sorrento to savor lunch at a local family-owned farm. Nestled on the west coast of Tuscany, charming Livorno offers the freshest seafood, awe-inspiring forts and splendid coastal views with ample cafes and boutiques awaiting your discovery.
Experience the starry, limitless sky, and the unbelievable colors that move across the Arctic sky, few places on earth offer more ways to witness the northern lights than Norway. Sail past snow covered mountains, fjords and forest-lined valleys. Between the rugged terrains and the Viking history, these lands echo the promise of adventure.
From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Starting from Lyon, France’s culinary capital, savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. Enjoy hunting for truffles, refining your Provençal cooking skills, and learning how to pair chocolate with wine. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Avignon and be inspired!
This is your chance to view the Northern Lights while aboard the majestic Queen Victoria. The Northern Lights are a physical phenomenon which are visible in a belt around the North Pole. The chances of seeing the northern lights are best viewed in Northern Norway between October and March, because the polar night makes them easier to see. Late evening departures from Narvik and Tromso, 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle, give time to immerse yourself in this stunning region.
Few events are awaited with as much anticipation as Europe’s Christmas Markets. Be spellbound by Nuremberg and Regensburg’s Christmas Markets. In Linz, marvel at the small clay figurines representing the people of a typical village—the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker; and while in Vienna, visit four Christmas Markets. Embrace the holiday spirit in Germany and Austria where many Christmas traditions began on this magical journey through time.
Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations on a 7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000 year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and experience the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Vienna and Budapest.
This perfect journey combines three beautiful rivers, the Rhine, Main and Moselle, into one grand adventure. Cruise past historic vineyards and imposing hilltop castles. Discover how everything in Zell centers on the “Black Cat” and how it relates to wine, and learn the secrets of Trier’s Porta Nigra. Let the storybook villages of Rüdesheim, Wertheim, Bernkastel and Cochem captivate you. All along the way, enjoy Europe at its most picturesque.