See the real Pompeii and Herculaneum with Voyages of Discovery
and Swan Hellenic
History enthusiasts and fans of the British Museum’s celebrated ‘Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum’ exhibition (running until 29 September 2013) can see the real ruins for themselves this year with Voyages of Discovery and Swan Hellenic.
Join Voyages of Discovery’s (www.voyagesofdiscovery.com / 0843 221 8499) 15-day Mediterranean Medley cruise to the Italian port of Castellammare di Stabia where passengers can enjoy a guided tour of the ruined cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii on foot, followed by lunch in a local restaurant. Prices start from £1,399 per person (Saver Fare, based on two people sharing an inside cabin).*
Cruise departs from Marseille (France) and calls at Nice (France), Livorno (Italy), Civitavecchia (Italy), Castellammare di Stabia (Italy), Messina (Italy), Brindisi (Italy), Ancona (Italy), Venice (Italy), Sibenik (Croatia), Hvar (Croatia), and Dubrovnik (Croatia)-overnight. Price is based on a 12 September 2013 UK departure
Alternatively, join Swan Hellenic’s (www.swanhellenic.com / 0844 822 0679) 14-day cruise, Through the Pillars of Hercules. As well as visiting Pompeii, passengers will also be able to listen to special guest lectures from Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe – an expert in Archaeology. Other highlights of the cruise include a full day visit to the Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada and a chance to explore Cadiz (Spain) – one of the oldest cities in Europe. Price starts from £1,395 per person (Saver Fare, based on two people sharing an inside cabin).
The Through the Pillars of Hercules cruise departs from Naples (Italy)-overnight, and calls at Catania (Italy), Palermo (Italy), La Goulette (Italy), Malaga (Spain), Cadiz (Spain), Funchal (Madeira), and Tenerife (Spain)-overnight. Price is based on a 5 November 2013 UK departure.
Price for both cruises includes return flights to/from the UK (for fly cruises), all relevant overseas transfers, meals and entertainment and the Guest Speaker programme on board the ship. Cabin numbers will not be allocated at the time of booking.
*Voyages of Discovery ‘Herculaneum and Pompeii’ excursion is subject to a supplementary charge of £75 per person