Sail to some of the most cultured cities on Europe aboard Oceania Cruises’ Nautica. Embarking from Rome, cruise to Greece and explore the mysterious countries in Middle East. Spend 19 nigths aboard Oceania Cruises's Nautica leaving Civitavecchia in November 2019.

  • Day 1

    Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Travel to Rome and revel in the magnificent monuments, from the ancient Roman Forum and Coliseum to the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica with Michelangelo's Pietà and his breathtaking frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Or enjoy a drive through the lush farmlands of the Roman countryside to lovely medieval Castelgandolfo.

     

  • Day 2

    Naples/Pompeii, Italy

    Spend a day exploring the fabulous ruins of ancient Pompeii or Herculaneum with their stunning temples, frescoes and mosaics. Explore fascinating Naples and its famed museums, visit charming Sorrento or take a boat trip to the beautiful Isle of Capri.

     

  • Day 3

    At Sea, International Waters

  • Day 4

    Heraklion (Crete), Greece

    Visit the great Minoan ruins of the Palace of Knossos, famous as the home of the labyrinth where the Minotaur roamed, and the archaeological museum that houses many superb artifacts from the complex. Explore the stunning, mountain-fringed Lassithi plateau with its orchards, 7,000 windmills and ancient villages.

     

     

  • Day 5

    At Sea, International Waters
     

     

  • Day 6-7

    Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel

    Visit the land of miracles - Galilee, the Jordan River, the Mount of the Beautitudes and Tabgha. Venture to Nazareth, home of the young Jesus. See the largest hanging gardens in the world at the Bahai Gardens of Haifa. Or visit the Nahalal Moshav, a commune established in 1921 by Jewish immigrants.

  • Day 8-9

    At Sea, International Waters

  • Day 10-11

    Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

    Take a thrilling journey to Luxor and see the majestic Karnak and Luxor temples. Cross the Nile to the famed Valley of the Kings with the long forgotten tomb of Tutankhamun, the nearby mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the enormous Colossi of Memnon. Or take a jeep safari into the desert to a Bedouin settlement and enjoy the dramatic beauty of the vast sand dunes.

     

     

  • Day 12

    Aqaba, Jordan

    Visit Aqaba’s castle fortress, archaeological museum and mosque. Or journey to magnificent Petra, an ancient city hidden behind rugged mountains. As you enter Petra’s main square through a narrow chasm, the superb facades of imposing monuments carved into the cliffs are revealed, the hues of the stone changing as the sun moves across the sky.

     

     

  • Day 13-15

    Cruising the Red Sea

     

  • Day 16

    Cruising the Gulf of Aden
     

  • Day 17

    Salalah, Oman

    Discover this lovely old city, its charming streets, museums and lively souks. Travel into a lush countryside of coconut and banana plantations, mountains and seascapes to Job's Tomb. Or explore a rugged landscape of desert, fishing villages and starkly beautiful mosques. Visit ancient Mirbat, the medieval capital of Dhofar and the starting point for camel caravans.
     

  • Day 18

    Cruising the Arabian Sea

  • Day 19

    Muscat, Oman

    Admire the colorful Sultan's palace and the Jelali and Merani forts, stroll through the markets and narrow alleys and browse in the bustling souks. Or view the city from above by traveling on the Corniche and head out along the scenic Batinah coast and enjoy the desert, the oases, fishing villages and the historic medieval Nakhl Fort. Then spend time at a glorious beach resort.

  • Day 20

    Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

    The only emirate on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Persian Gulf, Fujairah is blessed with fine beaches and offers excellent deep-sea fishing and snorkeling. It's separated from the rest of the country by the Hagar mountain range that looms majestically behind the port of Fujairah. Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort and the spring-fed Ain Al Madhab Gardens lie nearby.

  • Day 21

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Explore this amazing emirate where ultra-modern architecture soars over traditional Arab styles. See the impressive Jumeirah Mosque and stroll through the narrow alleys of old Dubai. Visit a museum in a former all-boys school or journey along Dubai Creek in a dhow. Visit fascinating Sharjah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its fabulous souks.

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Save up to 10% on this inspiring voyage! Enjoy OLife Ultimate inclusive package on this voyage, which includes all of the incredible amenities below: 

  • FREE Internet
  • FREE 8 Shore Excursions 
  • FREE House Beverage Package 
  • FREE US$800 Shipboard Credit 
  • Amenities are per stateroom

OLife Ultimate is valid on Categories C2 through PH1

Offers ends 30th September 2019

Route Details

17 Nov Sun Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
18 Nov Mon Naples/Pompeii, Italy
19 Nov Tue Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
20 Nov Wed Heraklion (Crete), Greece
21 Nov Thur Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
22 Nov Fri 
23 Nov Sat
Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel
24 Nov Sun Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
25 Nov Mon Suez Canal Transit
26 Nov Tue
27 Nov Wed
Luxor (Safaga), Egypt
28 Nov Thur Aqaba, Jordan
29 Nov Fri
30 Nov Sat
1 Dec Sun 
Cruising the Red Sea
2 Dec Mon Cruising the Gulf of Aden
3 Dec Tue Salalah, Oman
4 Dec Wed Cruising the Arabian Sea
5 Dec Thu Muscat, Oman
6 Dec Fri  Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
7 Dec Sat  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Cruises Fare 
Fare from USD 4399 per guest

Date
Departure from 17 Nov to 07 Dec 2019

 

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