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Ancient jewels of the Mediterranean

Athens - Valletta

Dates:
13/7/2025
to  20/7/2025

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8
days
7
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$6,470
30% Ponant Bonus
What's Included

Kid Explorers Club in partnership with MAUD FONTENOY FOUNDATION.

Starting in Athens, step aboard Dumont-d’Urville for an 8-day cruise between Greece and the majestic Maltese coast.

Throughout your journey, you will benefit from an excursion included per person per port of call, to choose from a selection offered by PONANT. During this cruise, discover the typical villages of Lefkes and Naoussa on the island of Paros, visit the former Rodolico shipyard in Aci Trezza, near Taormina, or meet a famous puppeteer in his workshop in Syracuse. The diversity of experiences on offer promises you intense and varied moments (to discover the full range of excursions, go to the itinerary tab).

Your ship will call at Paros. Nestling in the heart of the Cyclades archipelago, this island reputed for its sublime white marble offers a real concentration of Greek beauty, from whitewashed houses to olive groves to ancient monuments.

This cruise will also enable you to discover Hydra, a small island with yesteryear charm, where all motor traffic is forbidden. You will then sail along the Corinth Canal and will call at Galaxidi.  You will be charmed by this picturesque village where calm and tranquillity reign.

Southern Italy promises suspended moments where the beauty of the shores combines with the beauty of its historical remnants, which remain fascinating. In PugliaGallipoli, meaning “beautiful town” in Greek, reveals its Hellenic origins and offers up its singular atmosphere, where life is good.

You will take the sea to discover Taormina, overlooking Etna’s blanket of snow. Its streets will lead you to its famed ancient Greek theatre, where the quality of the acoustics is exceptional. In Syracuse, the Sicilian soul unfolds across the island of Ortygia - the oldest part of the city -, a maze of small streets dotted with churches, palaces, ancient remnants, sheltering a majestic cathedral in its very heart.

Your cruise will come to an end in Valletta, capital of the island of Malta and former stronghold of the Knights of the Order of Malta.


Ref : EU130725


Your itinerary

Your itinerary - Ancient jewels of the Mediterranean

Kid Explorers Club in partnership with MAUD FONTENOY FOUNDATION. A cruise from Greece to Malta via the Sicilian coast, discovering majestic landscapes. UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Acropolis of Athens,...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(19 m²)

From AU$6,470
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m²)

From AU$6,810
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m²)

From AU$7,140
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(19 m²)

From AU$7,550
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m²)

From AU$12,160
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m²)

From AU$12,160
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m²)

From AU$12,160
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

From AU$13,490
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m²)

From AU$13,830
30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m²)

From AU$14,500
30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m²)

From AU$14,500
30% Ponant Bonus

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

From AU$17,500
30% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m²)

From AU$24,790



Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Shore Excursions, Overlands & Pre/Post Programmes
To complete your voyage, PONANT can organise a range of shore excursions, pre & post cruise activities and packages, plus transfers.


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