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Ancient Splendours of Greece & Egypt

Aqaba - Athens

Dates:
31/03/2025
to  08/04/2025

9
days
8
nights on board
Starting from*
4.220 €
30% Ponant Bonus
What's Included

This 9-day itinerary combining history and archaeology will take you from Jordan to Greece. During your cruise, Le Bougainville will visit several unmissable sites between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.

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, admire the archaeological site of Ephesus from Kusadasi; from Patmos, discover the Monastery of Saint John and the Cave of the Apocalypse where the last book of the New Testament was revealed to John the Apostle; or visit the Theatre of Epidaurus and the town of Nafplio. The diversity of experiences on offer promises you intense and varied moments (to discover the full range of excursions, go to the itinerary tab).

After your embarkation in Aqaba, Jordan's only port, you will reach Ain Soukhna, the gateway to the Great Pyramids of Egypt.

You will cross the world-famous Suez Canal, built by Ferdinand de Lesseps and widened recently to facilitate trade. You will then join Rhodes, whose old medieval town, built by the Knights of St John, is surrounded by ramparts. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and was once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: its famous Colossus. 

Le Bougainville will then take you to Patmos, also known as the 'Jerusalem of the Aegean Sea', this divine island where Saint John is said to have received his visions features unique landscapes that blend long white beaches with rocky coves.

Your ship will finally set sail to the charming town of Nafplion, the departure point for visiting the famous Epidaurus Theatre and the Mycenae site, listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Your cruise will end in Athens, the mythical city dominated by the Acropolis and its monuments that form the most extraordinary architectural and artistic collection bequeathed by Ancient Greece to the rest of the world.


Ref : EG310325


Your itinerary

Your itinerary - Ancient Splendours of Greece & Egypt

From Jordan to Greece via Egypt, take a deep-dive into history and discover wonderful archaeological sites. UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba (embarkation port), the Great Pyramids of...


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Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m²)

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30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m²)

Fully booked
30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m²)

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Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

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Owner's Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m²)

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Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects stays and flights then takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


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