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Sailings
21 Nights Mediterranean
departing from Barcelona, Spain
Cruise Line Viking Ocean Cruises
Ship Viking Venus
Departing Fri, Oct 21, 2022
Return Port Istanbul, Turkey
Ports of Call Barcelona, Spain | Sete, France | Marseille, France | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy |...
Viking Ocean Cruises
Barcelona, Spain | Sete, France | Marseille, France | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy | Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Naples, Italy | Messina, Sicily, Italy | Crete, Greece | Romer Fjord, Greenland | Piraeus (Athens), Greece | Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece | Rhodes, Greece | Istanbul, Turkey
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Fri, Oct 21, 2022 Barcelona -- --
    Sat, Oct 22, 2022 Barcelona -- 6:00 pm
    Sun, Oct 23, 2022 Montpellier (Sete) 8:00 am 9:00 pm
    Mon, Oct 24, 2022 Marseille 7:30 am 6:00 pm
    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 Monte Carlo 8:00 am 8:00 pm
    Wed, Oct 26, 2022 Florence/Pisa (Livorno) 8:00 am --
    Thu, Oct 27, 2022 Florence/Pisa (Livorno) -- 6:00 pm
    Fri, Oct 28, 2022 Rome (Civitavecchia) 5:00 am 6:00 pm
    Sat, Oct 29, 2022 Naples 7:30 am 5:30 pm
    Sun, Oct 30, 2022 Sicily (Messina) 7:30 am 5:30 pm
    Mon, Oct 31, 2022 Cruise the Ionian Sea -- --
    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 Crete (Souda Bay) 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Wed, Nov 02, 2022 Ephesus (Kusadasi) 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Thu, Nov 03, 2022 Athens (Piraeus) 7:00 am --
    Fri, Nov 04, 2022 Athens (Piraeus) -- --
    Sat, Nov 05, 2022 Athens (Piraeus) -- 6:00 pm
    Sun, Nov 06, 2022 Crete (Heraklion) 7:00 am 6:00 pm
    Mon, Nov 07, 2022 Rhodes 7:00 am 6:00 pm
    Tue, Nov 08, 2022 Ephesus (Kusadasi) 7:00 am 6:00 pm
    Wed, Nov 09, 2022 Troy (Canakkale) 11:30 am 6:00 pm
    Thu, Nov 10, 2022 Istanbul 7:00 am --
    Fri, Nov 11, 2022 Istanbul -- --
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Viking Ocean Cruises
General

Ocean Cruise Destinations
Experience the world in depth, and at a relaxed pace. The small size of our elegant, 930-passenger ships gives you access to fascinating ports that larger ships simply cannot reach. Our ocean and world cruises traverse six continents and offer enriching cultural experiences.


Highlights of a Viking Ocean Cruise
On a Viking ocean cruise, you will sail into the heart of your destination. From our prime, central berths in the worldÂ’s great cities such as Venice, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, and in seldom-visited ports like Kotor, Montenegro and ScotlandÂ’s Shetland Islands, enriching cultural discoveries are just a short walk from your ship. Further, you will spend more time in port, with overnight stays in virtually all ports of embarkation and disembarkation.


Ship
Viking Venus
Overview

Expand your horizons on this comfortable, award-winning ship, intimate and thoughtfully created by experienced nautical architects and designers to enrich your interaction with your destination in every way.

Ship Facts
  • Guests: 930
  • Length: 745 ft.
  • Beam: 94.5 ft
  • Class: Small ships
  • Year built: 2021
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • DV1 Deluxe Veranda
    DV2 Deluxe Veranda
    DV3 Deluxe Veranda
    DV4 Deluxe Veranda
    DV5 Deluxe Veranda
    DV6 Deluxe Veranda
    ES1 Explorer Suite
    ES2 Explorer Suite
    ES3 Explorer Suite
    OS Owners Suite
    PS1 Penthouse Junior Suite
    PS2 Penthouse Junior Suite
    PS3 Penthouse Junior Suite
    PV1 Penthouse Veranda
    PV2 Penthouse Veranda
    PV3 Penthouse Veranda
    V1 Veranda
    V2 Veranda
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Deck 9

Deck 9
Destination
Mediterranean
History. It's everywhere you turn. Down narrow, cobble-stoned streets, atop rugged mountain cliffs just off the decks of your cruise ship. Escape all the pressures of civilization without missing out on any of its pleasures.

Your days ashore are invitations to adventure, education and the pure pleasure of seeing things you've only read about before. Visit castles, museums and galleries. Explore ancient cities through winding canals. From glorious gardens and gilded theaters to famous boulevards and fabled landmarks, you're in for a picture-perfect experience.
Ports of Call
Barcelona, Spain
City Barcelona

Barcelona is the cultural heartland of Spain, yet its first language is Catalan, the native tongue of the proudly independent Catalonia region. Stroll down the shady, tree-lined Ramblas between street musicians and elegant bistros. Then perhaps visit the venerable Gothic cathedral, Picasso Museum or enjoy the architectural genius of Antonio Gaudi's Church of the Holy Family.

Sete, France
City Sete

Nearby the charming port of Sete is Carcassonne, the best surviving example of a medieval walled city which dates back to the time of the Roman Empire. While the knights and their horses have long been gone, their presence can still be felt as you walk along Carcassonne's winding streets. Explore the town's boutiques and cafes. Be sure to sample "cassoulet," a delightful combination of meats cooked with beans which is the city's specialty.

Marseille, France
City Marseille

Marseille is France's second largest city, but it often goes unnoticed and unvisited by travelers... They are missing out on one of France's most diverse cities, both in terms of people and activities... Today, Marseille faces the same problems as any growing city. Crime is an issue, as is racial tension between the native French population and the arriving North African immigrants. Twenty-five percent of the population in Marseille is of North African descent, and that number is growing. But the city has come to embrace its newfound diversity, and is eager to put its best foot forward to attract a piece of the ever-growing tourism industry.

Monte Carlo, Monaco
City Monte Carlo

Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy
City Livorno

From Livorno (Leghorn), your path leads through the rolling green hills of Tuscany to Florence, the flower of the Renaissance. The creative explosion happened right here, with masterworks by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi and Botticelli now landmarks of daily life. Ufizzi, Academmia, il Duomo: the art treasures of a golden age are commonplace to blessed Florentines.

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
City Civitavecchia

The port of Civitavecchia is the gateway to The Eternal City, where all roads lead. Mad traffic careens past monuments of the great civilizations of the past. You will want to see it all: the soaring inspiration of St. Peter's, the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel; the flow of life along the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Via Veneto and Trevi Fountain. Be sure to leave time for la dolce vita in one of the piazzas.

Naples, Italy
City Naples

One of the most spectacular bays in the world lies in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. Visit the San Carlo Opera House and the cathedral of San Janarious, or tour the ancient ruins in the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Messina, Sicily, Italy
City Messina

The setting for Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Messina has much to offer in the way of history. Its dramatic, boulder-filled harbor has challenged navigators since the days of Ulysses. Try to visit the city's Bell Tower at the stroke of noon--the hour when one of the world's largest and most fanciful mechanical clocks springs into action. Messina's museum is also noteworthy for its Renaissance masterworks.

Crete, Greece

...A proud exhibitor of archeological wonders, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous surroundings, visitors to Crete will find themselves encircled by luxury...natural wonders with plenty of industry to accommodate the tourist's desires to shop, eat, relax, and learn all at once...

Romer Fjord, Greenland

Romer Fjord, Greenland

Piraeus (Athens), Greece
City Piraeus

Piraeus is the seaport for Athens, the capital of western civilization, which boasts a fantastic mix of classical ruins and vivacious modern life. In a single day, you can climb the hill of the Acropolis to wonder at the Parthenon, join the lively Athenians in Constitution Square, and then find a welcoming taverna for some spirited bizouki music, plenty of ouzo to drink, and with luck, energetic Greek dancing.

Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
City Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece

Rhodes, Greece
City Rhodes

Legend has it that Apollo blessed this isle with sunshine and beauty. True to the myths, the "Island of Roses" is rich in magnificent scenery and umbrella-lined beaches. Take an excursion to Lindos, where high on a hill rises an ancient acropolis dedicated to the goddess Athena. You will also want to see the medieval Old Town, once home to the Crusading Knights of St. John, and tour the Grand Master's Palace, an Italian restoration famed for its superb mosaic floors.

Istanbul, Turkey
City Istanbul

Once called Constantinople, the former capital of the Byzantine Empire is the only city in the world to straddle two continents: Europe and Asia. This is the Golden Horn, the door between East and West, and your first vision of its domes and minarets is unforgetable. Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Sultan treasures in Topkapi Palace await - as does the Grand Bazaar, laden with carpets, beaten brass and spices from afar.

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