Ancient Civilizations Adriatic & Aegean Odyssey

Ancient Civilizations Adriatic & Aegean Odyssey



Cruise from Venice along the stunning Adriatic Coast and through the Corinth Canal to Athens on this seven-night itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered, Five‑Star small ship Le Bougainville, with private balconies in all of its ocean-view Suites and Staterooms.
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 the Bay of Kotor, Korčula and Hvar. In Greece, visit the ancient Greek site of Delphi and Corfu’s Old Town, rooted in the eighth century B.C.; in Albania tour the archaeological site of Butrint; in Montenegro visit Kotor’s medieval fortifications; and in Croatia, see Dubrovnik’s 15th‑century walled city and tour Split’s Roman Diocletian’s Palace.

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Early booking discount of  up to $2,000 per cabin!

Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
Departure Dates
Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 2, 2021


Optional Pre Cruise Venice
$1395 per person based on double occupancy
$2145 per person based on single occupancy

Optional Post Cruise Athens
$1195 per person based on double occupancy
$1795 per person based on single occupancy


  • Barbara Horlbeck

    Barbara Horlbeck

    Barbara Horlbeck, M.A., is an arts and culture professional with extensive global experience. She is a lecturer, writer, independent researcher and adjunct instructor of art history, and has developed and teaches college and university-level art history courses, including “Arts of the Islamic World” and “Arts of the Ancient World.”  As Founder of Arts and Influences, Barbara developed the successful Food for Thought Lecture and Lunch Series and created a series of in-depth seminars covering a broad range of topics from “Arts of the Medieval World,” and “Arts of China, India and Japan” to “Collectors, Collections, and the Modern Museum.”  As a docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Art for nearly 20 years, Barbara has led tours for educators, specialists and the general public. She has traveled in nearly 40 countries, including five continents and the North Pole, as well as Iran, India, Pakistan and China. Barbara loves helping travelers develop a deeper understanding of our rich artistic and cultural legacy while, at the same time, placing works of art and architecture in their rich historical context.



If reserved by May 31, 2021. Cancellations for all or any part of the program including Pre/Post Program(s) reservation(s) will not be effective until received in writing in the offices of Gohagan. Should you have to cancel, the following terms will apply: No penalty/fees 96 days or more prior to departure: 100% 95 days or less prior to departure (main/pre/post) In addition, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply.



Adriatic map


  • day Sept. 27

    Depart the U.S.

  • day Sept. 28

    Venice, Italy/Embark Le Bougainville

  • day Sept. 29

    Split, Croatia

  • day Sept. 30


  • day Oct. 1

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Visits to the Rector’s Palace and Maritime Museum. Walking tour of the Old City.  Klapa folk music performance

  • day Oct. 2

    Kotor, Montenegro

    Walking tour of the Old Town, including St. Tryphon Cathedral.

  • day Oct. 3

    Sarandë, Albania, for Butrint/Corfu, Greece

  • day Oct. 4

    Itea for Delphi/Corinth Canal Cruise

  • day Oct. 5

    Piraeus/Disembark ship/Athens/ Return to the U.S. or Canada

    Disembark ship/Return to the U.S.

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