Day 1: Cruise Embarkation in Venice - Cruise to Bari
Welcome to Italy. On arrival, you will meet our local representative who will transfer you to MSC Musica Cruise Ship. Embarkation to the MSC Musica Cruise Ship from Venice Port of Italy. Following the check-in procedures in your private cabins, ship will depart at 05:30 PM for Bari. Welcome dinner buffet hours at choice of several restaurants of the ship will be announced on board. At night our cruise will sail for Bari.(Dinner)
Today following breakfast and some casual time on board. At 1:00 PM, our cruise will arrive at port of Bari in Italy and will stay in the harbor until 06:00 PM. Situated at the heel of Italy Bari is an increasingly popular tourist destination, thanks to its famous beaches, hill towns and fabulous food. Commercial and administrative capital of Puglia, a university town and southern Italy`s second city, Bari has its fair share of interest.
Bari's rich cosmopolitan past, embracing Byzantine, Norman, Arabic, Angevin and Pisan cultures, is reflected in the city's glorious architecture, especially the remarkable 12th century basilica dedicated to the city's patron, Saint Nicholas. For Bari you have the chance to join our optional Shore Excursion programs to enjoy the comfort of organized sightseeing programs. In the afternoon our cruise weighs anchor and sails overnight to Katakolon. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 3 : Tuesday, Port of Katakolon - Cruise to Santorini
This morning following breakfast and some casual time on board, at 12:30 AM our cruise will arrive at the Greek port town of Katakolon, and will stay at the harbor until 05:30 PM. Katakolon on the shores of the Ionian Sea is known as the 'gateway to Olympia' as it lies just East of the ancient city of Olympia, which was the birthplace of the Olympic games.
Join us on our optional Olympia Shore Excursion program to have a greater understanding of the ancient Hellenic civilization. The ship will weigh anchor in the afternoon and while we enjoy lunch on board, will sail to the Santorini. Overnight on board during voyage in the Aegean Sea. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 4 : Wednesday, Island of Santorini - Island of Mykonos - Cruise to Athens
This morning following the breakfast on board the ship will arrive to the Greek Island of Santorini at 08:00 AM and will stay at the port until 02:30 PM. Following breakfast on board, we arrive to the Greek Island of Santorini at noon on the same day and stay at the harbor for the rest of the day. Santorini is an exceptionally beautiful island of white washed houses and churches with their domes painted in turquoise blue in many charming villages, set on the steep volcanic caldera cliffs. You might like to go to Fira Town by cable car or on the island's traditional donkey ride on your own and be sure not to miss the dazzling sunset, or join us for one of our optional Santorini Island Shore Excursions.
During lunch and tea time on board in the afternoon the ship will sail, and arrive Greek Island of Mykonos. The harbor anchorage hours are between 07:30 PM and 01:00 AM midnight. Mykonos Island with its white washed cubic houses, stylish atmosphere and one of world's most beautiful sunsets which can be viewed either from the hill with the historic windmills or from many cafes and bars of the Little Venice area is the cosmopolitan jewel of the Aegean Sea and one of prime holiday and party destinations. The operation hours of dinner buffets on board will be announced pre-arrival. The ship sails overnight to Athens. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 5 : Thursday, Piraeus Port of Athens - Cruise to Corfu
Following breakfast on board this morning, our cruise will arrive at Piraeus Port of Athens at 07:30 AM and will stay at the harbor until 04:30 PM. Athens is the world famous historic city; the birth place of European culture and democracy.
Dominating the city center, the flat-topped Acropolis hill is the UNESCO heritage site of the Parthenon Temple, which is one of the most visited classical monuments of the world. Enjoy exploring on your own, or join us on one of our optional Athens Shore Excursions to have an organized guided tour and drive in the most important sites, including the New Acropolis Museum. In the afternoon the cruise will weigh anchor and sail to Corfu. Dinner will be during voyage overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Today we cruise on the Aegean Sea all morning and noon. This is a good chance to enjoy pool, fitness facilities and pre-announced entertainments on board during voyage. Breakfast will be on board while sailing. Following lunch on board, the cruise will arrive on Greek Island of Corfu at 01:00 PM and will stay at the harbor until 07:30 PM. Corfu is the northernmost and the second largest of the Ionian island group. The island spells endless natural beauty and is a place of song and music, of unending inspiration, a compelling combination of the cosmopolitan and the traditional.
Discovered by European royals and elite like Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany and Empress Elisabeth of Austria as early as in the 20th century, Corfu today is still popular among global elites. Members of the Rothschild family and Russian oligarchs own homes on the northeast of the island. Today enjoy time to explore on your own on the island, or join us optionally on one of our Corfu Shore Excursion programs. Dinner is on board while the ship sails for Dubrovnik. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 7 : Saturday, Port of Dubrovnik - Cruise to Venice
Following breakfast on board this morning, our cruise will arrive at Port of Dubrovnik at 08:00 AM and will stay at the harbor until 02:00 PM. Dubrovnik is the capital of South Dalmatia in Croatia and reputed to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Many writers and holiday-makers remain enthralled by its charm and the town is fondly known as both as the pearl of Adriatic and the Slav 'Athens'.
Today is at your choice of strolling in the UNESCO old town on your own, or joining us for our optional Shore Excursion tours to be guided and hosted by local professional tourism experts. Lunch and dinner buffet hours on board will be announced pre-arrival at the port. In the afternoon and at night our cruise will sail back to Venice. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)