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Luxury

Shores of the Mediterranean

Athens to Livorno
10 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBLAL10
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

On The Island of Corfu

Head to Ambelonas Farm to see its wine estate and enjoy lunch in a stunning setting.

The Majestic Corinth Canal

Experience sunset as you cruise along the Corinth Canal, which is only accessible by a small ship.

Mediterranean Islands

Experience the best islands this region has to offer including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in seven destinations
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in two locations
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 26 meals
  • Expert services of APT Cruise and Tour directors
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise

Map & Itinerary

Shores of the Mediterranean NOBLAL10 Map 2020
Athens to Livorno

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Upon arrival into Athens, be met at the airport and transfer to your luxurious small ship. Commence cruising in the early evening, where you’ll transit through the Corinth Canal, only accessible by small ship. Later this evening, enjoy your first dinner on board your luxurious vessel.

Stay: Nine Nights, Le Bougainville

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  • Dinner

Cruise to Katakolon, where you will visit the site of Ancient Olympia, one of the venues used for the original Olympics. Once upon a time, it was a small regional festival in the 11th century, which was dedicated to the God Zeus. At the main site, you will see the main temple devoted to the god, featuring a statue made out of ivory and gold. A local expert guide will also show you around the gymnasium where the athletes trained, as well as the main stadium where the games were held. Afterwards, you will enjoy a visit to a farm for lunch and a wine tasting straight from the oak barrels produced on the estate. You will be able to wander the property and see the animals.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Ambelonas Farm, whose history dates back to the 1600s. Meet the estate’s owner, who will offer you an insight into the farm’s vineyard, then enjoy lunch within this stunning setting.


Disembark your ship and travel to the picturesque village of Gastouri, where you will visit the Achilleion Palace. Here, admire intricate statues of the nine Greek muses. You’ll also have time to explore the palace rooms and take in exceptional views of the Ionian Sea. Afterwards we have prepared a special lunch for you.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Make the most of your luxurious ship with a day at sea. Perhaps take in an informative onboard lecture, relax and unwind in the revolutionary Underwater Lounge, or make the most of the sunshine and dine al fresco.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Couple chatting on sundeck at dusk holding champagne glasses

Spend a full day immersed in the ancient and modern history of Malta’s Valletta. Disembark your ship for a city tour. After lunch back on your ship, head out on an Anzac history tour, finding traces of World War I scattered over the island. In 1915, 57,950 servicemen from the Gallipoli expeditionary forces were evacuated to Malta, which earned the nickname the ‘Nurse of the Mediterranean’. Tonight, step off the ship into the heart of town to absorb Valletta’s charm.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Travel to Modica, where you will embark on a walking discovery of the village. Conclude at the Cioccolateria Bonajuto, where you will sample some of the finest Italian chocolate. Afterwards you will have some free time to explore before returning to your ship. Alternatively, you can embark on a walking discovery of Ragusa, where you will explore its historic district, medieval streets, St George’s Gate and Pola square.


From Sicily’s Pozzallo, choose your sightseeing inclusion.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On the other side of Sicily is Palermo, one of the island’s most colourful cities. During a walking exploration, your guide will show you through the medieval quarters, the Spanish courtyards and the Arab-style street markets, where history, tradition and street food are mixed with voices of the locals. Continue through Cassaro and venture through narrow streets and ancient buildings to reach Norman Cathedral. Later, visit Palatine Chapel, dedicated to Saint Peter the Apostle and famous throughout the world for its Byzantine mosaics. Afterwards, enjoy some free time to further explore.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit Nuraghe, a settlement dating back to the Nuraghic era. Then in Barumini, visit the Casa Zapata Museum and Giovanni Lilliu Centre. Or travel to Nora with a local expert to explore the excavations of Nora and the Tower of Coltellazzo.


From Sardinia’s Cagliari, choose your morning inclusion. On an afternoon discovery, see the Basilica of Our Lady of Bonaria, Poetto Beach and Molentargius Lagoon with its pink flamingos, before reaching the historic Castello district.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, arrive at the fashionable French island of Corsica. Enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating Old Town, where medieval houses are perched on limestone cliffs.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

View of ship in blue water with blue sky in background, Greece

The Luxurious Le Bougainville

With just 184 guests on board, the brand new Le Bougainville charts a course across the glittering Mediterranean waters.

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The Choice is All Yours

Design your day to your own interests thanks to our wide range of Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining inclusions.

In Expert Hands

Throughout your journey, APT cruise and tour directors are always on hand to ensure your journey runs smoothly.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary