Grand Voyage Venice to Durban

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This incredible repositioning cruise takes you through Italy, Greece, Jordan, Seychelles, Mauritius, Reunion, South Africa for 24 nights of top class cruising with the MSC Musica, including an overnight stay in island paradise Mauritius. You will also get one night stay in a 4-star hotel in Durban, South Africa, following your cruise.

Inclusions

  • Direct flight from Dublin to Venice
  • Transfer to the port
  • 24 nights onboard MSC Musica, based on 2 adults sharing an inside cabin
  • Meals on a full board basis while onboard MSC Musica
  • Varied onboard entertainment
  • Transfer from the port in Durban to your hotel
  • 1 night in 4-star hotel in Durban
  • Classic Drinks Package included where specified
  • Return transfer from hotel to airport
  • Overnight flight Durban to Dublin
  • Taxes, charges and 20kg check-in baggage

Itinerary

Day 1 Venice, Italy

On arrival in Venice you will be transferred to the port where you will board the luxurious 4 Star MSC Musica. You can take this day to relax and take in all of the amazing features your cruise ship has to offer. In the evening you will set sail.

Day 2 Brindisi, Italy

An unforgettable experience could just be to while away your holiday time in a bar or restaurant in Brindisi’s old town. The old town has a pleasant, almost oriental flavour about it, with a few hidden gems tucked down its narrow streets. Via Colonne, with its seventeenth- and eighteenth-century palazzi, runs up to Brindisi’s Duomo – a remarkable building, if only for the fact that it’s survived seven earthquakes since its construction in the eleventh century. Just outside is the Museo Archeologico Provinciale.

Day 3 At Sea

Cruising.

Day 4 Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Heraklion is the largest of the Crete islands and is also the administrative centre. The Bronze Age palace of Knossos, also known as the Palace of Minos, is located nearby.

Day 5&6 Transiting the Suez Canal

Today sees you pass through the Suez Canal, connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. It beholds inspiring scenery.

Day 7 Eilat, Israel

Eilat averages 360 sunny days a year with warm seas all year round. The city’s beaches, coral reef, nightlife and desert landscapes make it a popular destination for domestic and international tourism.

Day 8 Aqaba, Jordan

This vibrant coastal town is Jordan’s only sea port, offering an unmissable opportunity to journey through the Wadi Rum desert immortalized by Lawrence of Arabia and then explore the unique ancient city of Petra, hewn into the pink sandstone rock. Aqaba itself offers abundant archaeological sites alongside the superb beach life, diving and water sports for which the Red Sea is renowned.

Day 9-15 At Sea

Cruising.

Day 16 Port Victoria, Seychelles

Port of Victoria, is located in Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar. Port-Victoria has no fixed handling equipment. Ships are handled through ship’s gear by the private stevedores. Port Victoria is the capital city of the Seychelles (smallest African capital) and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé, which is the main island of the archipelago. The city was first established as the seat of the British colonial government.

Day 17-18 At Sea

Cruising.

Accommodation

4* MSC Musica

Step on board the MSC Musica and instantly you are met by the breathtaking central foyer’s three-tier waterfall and it’s transparent piano, suspended above the water on a crystal floor. On board you can go dancing in the Crystal Lounge or enjoy a cigar in the Havana Club cigar lounge. If you would prefer you could try your luck in the Sanremo Casino or enjoying a superb live show in the stunning La Scala Theatre.

Treat yourself in Il Giardino, Italian orf at the Kaito Sushi Bar.

Children and young adults can enjoy special treatment on board with indoor and outdoor play areas, a pool of their own and separate Kids and Teens Clubs.

Extra Information

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit of €250 per person
  • Optional Insurance €59 (conditions apply)
  • Currency onboard will be in Euro’s
  • Gratuities are not included in the above prices. Gratuities/Tips can either be pre-paid or paid the end of your cruise at a charge of €8.50 per person per night.
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

  Cost per person: €0pp
  Number of nights: 25

14 October 2018 €2,659 Inside
14 October 2018 €2,959 Inside with Drinks Package
14 October 2018 €3,649 Balcony with Drinks Package

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