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Highlights

  • Enjoy all-inclusive luxury at its best on board Regent's Seven Seas Navigaor
  • Indulge in the likes of cooking classes and vineyard tastings with included, unlimited shore excursions
  • Contrast UNESCO-listed Old Towns with beautiful beaches in Croatia and Montenegro
  • Explore the world-famous ancient sites of Ephesus, Sparta & Athens with an expert archaeologist

Embark on luxury cruise to remember, sailing between some of Europe's most beautiful and ancient cities on the Seven Seas Navigator. Setting sail from Trieste, you'll begin with the turquoise bays and medieval old towns of Croatia and Montenegro before island hopping between Corfu, Sparta and Santorini, taking in traditional white-washed villages, secluded beaches and ancient historical sites. You'll then sail to the temples of Ephesus on the edge of Turkey's Aegean Sea, before ending amid Athen's iconic ruins. Unlimited shore excursions see you embark on the likes of expert tours, cooking classes and wine tasting at renowned vineyards, while back on board, five gourmet restaurants offer all-inclusive indulgences alongside an infinity pool, luxe spa and casino. 


Day 1

Fly to Trieste

Enjoy included UK airport lounge access before your flight to Italy, where an included transfer will see you to the port in Trieste to board Seven Seas Navigator. Settle in to your spacious, butler-served suite with its own private balcony, before myriad elegant bars await tonight for a pre-dinner aperitif. It's then time for the first of your included dinners – paired with only the finest wines, of course. 

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Dinner included

Seven Seas Navigator

Seven Seas Navigator

Seven Seas Navigator

Seven Seas Navigator


Day 2

Zadar, Croatia

Located on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, Zadar is rich in history. Ruled at various times by the Romans, Ostrogoths, and Byzantium, the city became a major commercial centre and a naval power in its heyday that rivalled Venice. Today, Zadar’s architecture, culture and history draw visitors from all over the world, as does the nearby Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Zadar, Croatia

Zadar, Croatia


Day 3

Medieval treasures in Kotor

Anchor in to Montenegro and the coastal beauty of Kotor today, home to grand Venetian mansions and pretty stone churches hidden among the cobbled streets. It's all best discovered with a walking tour to see Kotor’s walled Old Town and the 12th-century Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, or you could even enjoy a cooking class in a historic family estate or go mussel tasting by speed boat. Then, tonight, perhaps sample La Veranda back on board for the likes of spice-crusted tuna steak with a perfectly paired Tuscan wine. Finish the night at the Constellation Theatre for everything from full-scale musical revues to classical soloists, or get a taste of Monte Carlo at the casino.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Kotor's old town

Kotor's old town


Day 4

Corfu's island idyll

Explore the lush island of Corfu today, with highlights including tours of the region's many palaces and relaxing on the secluded beaches. You could even explore on a thrilling 4x4 adventure that winds through ancient villages and ends among the pine trees and olive groves of Mount Pantokrator. Be sure to make time to explore the ship’s many offerings, too, like cooking classes at the Culinary Arts Kitchen to create your own luxury brunch or fresh seafood dish. Then, there's everything from a putting green to an infinity-edge pool to enjoy, as well as a gorgeous spa for a myriad of indulgent treatments.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Paleokastritsa bay, Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece


Day 5

Katakolon & Ancient Olympia

Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, is now deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. here you can easily imagine the cheers of the spectators as athletes took their marks on the marble starting blocks, and picture the temples, the treasuries, the porticoes and statues as they were. 

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Ruin of Olympia; the birth place of Olympic games in Katakolon, Greece

Ruin of Olympia, Katakolon


Day 6

Ancient history in Sparta

Sail to the ancient seaport of Sparta, now know as Gythion, today, home to white-sand beaches and ancient treasures. Visit the famed Theatre, which still houses the ruins of the Temple of Athena, the Gates of Castorides and the Archaeological Museum of Gythion before an al fresco seafood lunch in a traditional ouzerie. We’d highly recommend making time for an optional Gourmet Explorer Tour at any of the ports that'll see you shop at local markets in the company of a knowledgeable local expert, tour the kitchens of renowned chefs and dine at gourmet, award-winning restaurants.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Ancient Sparta ruins near Gythion, Greece

Ancient Sparta

Gythion, Greece

Gythion, Greece


Day 7

Wonders of the Ancient World in Ephesus, Turkey

Sail to Ephesus today, once one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire and home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis. Explore the ruins of the Theatre, Temple of Hadrian and the magnificent Celsus Library with an expert archaeologist that will allow you to see parts of Ephesus normally off-limits to visitors. There's also the chance to visit the site that's thought to be the last home of the Virgin Mary, the Ephesus Archaeological Museum and the ancient sites of Priene, Miletus and Didyma's theatre, Roman baths and stadium.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Celsus Library, Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey

Celsus Library, Ephesus


Days 8 – 9

Istanbul, Turkey

The dramatic caldera views and classic whitewashed houses of Santorini await today. Explore its luxury shops, visit a local volcano, soak in hot springs or visit a local winery for a tasting and tour. Then, don't miss a trip to enchanting Oia, once a fishing village and now home to cobblestone lanes and past pastel-hued mansions, finishing at one of the many charming tavernas for a glass of wine or ouzo. 

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul


Day 10

Mykonos, Greece

Steeped in Greek mythology, Mykonos was named after Apollo’s grandson, Mykons, and was the site of the historic battle between Zeus and the Gigantes. Today, this island is one of Greece’s most adored destinations due to its picture-postcard setting and lively nightlife. Mykonos is a superb example of Cycladic architecture, and by law even new buildings have to be built in the same whitewashed, organic style. Be sure to allow time for a visit to picturesque Little Venice, the unique Paraportiani church, and the archeological dig at Delos.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece


Day 11

Athens to UK

After breakfast, disembark at Athens where you've got the morning to explore such icons as Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Temple of Olympian Zeus before you transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Breakfast included


About the itinerary

"With the likes of unlimited free shore excursions and some of finest dining at sea, Regent Seven Seas Cruises have long been among my favourite ways to explore the Mediterranean in depth. And, whether you're a cruise regular or a first timer, this voyage between the ancient sites of Croatia, Greece and Turkey is one not to be missed. "

Emma Sanger-Horwell

Worldwide Specialist

Pricing information

Free- 2 Category upgrade and other special offers:: save up to £890 pp
Offer ends 31 March

Guide price from £4,890 pp incl. flights

19 October 2023 from: £4,890 pp incl. flights — save up to £890 pp

Special offers:

Upgrade Your Horizon offer: enjoy a free 2-category suite upgrade on selected voyages across all regions

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Includes

    • Complimentary UK departure lounge access 
    • Scheduled flights from the UK to Venice and back from Athens in economy class (upgrades available)
    • 7 night all-inclusive Regent Seven Seas Cruise aboard Seven Seas Explorer
    • Choice of up to 47 included shore excursions

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