Odysseys of Ancient Civilizations: Adriatic and Aegean Seas with Norm Olsen
June 27 - July 5
Join Norm Olsen, Retired Senior U.S. Foreign Service Officer as he returns to lead our wonderful exploration of the beautiful Adriatic and Aegean Seas. Cruise from picture-perfect Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast and through the Corinth Canal to Athens. Enjoy a custom-designed, seven-night itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL. Visit five countries and six UNESCO World Heritage sites, exploring the influence of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations on this comprehensive program featuring ports inaccessible to larger vessels, including Hvar, Korčula and the Bay of Kotor. In Croatia, tour Split’s Roman Diocletian’s Palace and Dubrovnik’s beautifully restored, 15th-century walled city; Kotor’s medieval fortifications and architecture in Montenegro; the remarkable archaeological site of Butrint, Albania; and, in Greece, Corfu’s Old Town, rooted in the eighth century B.C., and the ancient Greek site of Delphi. To further enhance your cruise, enjoy an exclusive COASTAL LIFE FORUM with local residents, a special folk music performance and learn more about Norm's diplomatic experience in this region. Venice Pre-Cruise Option and Athens Post-Cruise Options are offered.
From $4,395 per person plus airfare. Wait List Only.
Odysseys of Ancient Civilizations
“Norm Olsen is outstanding in addressing issues. He always leapt ahead to make sure people were taken care of and safe. He anticipated not just our needs, but also wants. He took considerable time and effort to provide insight, commentary and photos to everyone. Norm is a keeper!” – Cathy Pringle, TX
“We have traveled with WAC before so were expected a wonderful trip and it was!” – Daria Lissy