2018 2019

Berat and Apollonia

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# Trip

Berat and Apollonia

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Description

Berat is one of the highlights when visiting Albania, whose most striking feature is the white houses climbing up the hill to its castle. The center of Berat is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains rare examples of Ottoman-style architecture. The old quarter contains lovely ensembles of whitewashed walls, tiled roofs and cobblestone roads. Although Berat is now a major tourist site, it has managed to retain its easy-going charm and friendly atmosphere. Don't miss it! We'll enjoy lunch during our excursion and then continue on to the largest archaeological site in Albania: Apollonia. Apollonia was founded in 588 B.C. by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth. The city flourished during Roman rule and was home to a renowned school of philosophy. Julius Caesar rewarded Apollonia with the status of “free city” for supporting him during the Great Roman Civil War. The future Emperor Augustus completed his studies here. The picturesque ruins within the city walls include a small theatre and the elegant pillars on the restored facade of the city's administrative center.

Duration: approx. 9:30

  • Wear comfortable, sturdy walking shoes.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

The Treasures of North - Through two extraordinary countries: Belgium and The Netherlands

Next departure: 10/04/2019
BAM_AIPP

BRUSSELS - ANTWERP - ROTTERDAM - AMSTERDAM - Brussels

From Brussels to Amsterdam via Rotterdam and Antwerp, cruise through Belgium and the Netherlands in search of their hidden treasures. Discover the breath-taking beauty of Brussels, the Belgian capital, and the many international organizations at The Hague. Travel to the heart of iconic places such as Volendam, a former fishing village on the Ijsselmeer, and Zaanse Schans. 

6 Days FROM $ 1,550 per person
Departure city
START IN 2018 START IN 2019
Departure 10/04/2019
Arrival 10/09/2019
FROM $ 1,550 per person
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Anchors : 4
Departure 10/22/2019
Arrival 10/27/2019
FROM $ 1,550 per person
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Anchors : 4

* Price based on double occupancy

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