Journey to Antiquities - Athens to Rome

Explore the lands of ancient empires

Travel through waters once ruled by mighty empires and flourishing city states during an insightful 8-day cruise from Rome to Athens. Visit Naples, gateway to Pompeii, and Messina, Sicily's cultural crossroads. Explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Katakolon, and discover Crete, the former seat of the once flourishing Minoan kingdom. Immerse yourself in Athens, the "birthplace of democracy," and admire the famous Acropolis and see the bustling Plaka District.

Viking Inclusive Value


  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
  • Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Access to top-rated spa & state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Self-service launderettes
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase


  • Private veranda
  • King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens & pillows
  • Separate seating area
  • 42" flat-screen LCD TV with intuitive remote & complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Spacious closet & drawers
  • Mini-bar; security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

    Day by Day

    Day 1 - Athens, Greece

    In Athens's inviting Plaka District, historic buildings house cafes and restaurants.

    Day 2 - Athens, Greece

    The legacy of ancient Greece looms large atop Athens's Acropolis Hill.

    Day 3 - Crete, Greece

    Souda Bay's natural harbor has been an important stop for traders since antiquity.

    Day 4 - Katakolon, Greece

    Katakolon is a gateway to legendary Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.

    Day 5-6 - Cruise the Ionian Sea

    Gateway to the Adriatic, the Ionian Sea kisses picturesque and historic shores.

    Day 7 - Naples, Italy

    The legacy of the kingdom of Naples is visible in its grand architecture.

    Day 8 - Rome, Italy

    More than 2,500 years of history live in the storied streets of Rome.

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    Cruise Line
    Viking Ocean Cruises
    Offer valid through 9/30/2018
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Star

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    Day 1Athens  
    Day 2Athens  
    Day 3Crete  
    Day 4Katakolon  
    Day 5-6Cruise the Ionian Sea  
    Day 7Naples  
    Day 8Rome  

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    • Journey to Antiquities - Athens to Rome

      From $2,599.00 (USD)

      Destination: Europe
      Ship: Viking Star
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