Viking Cruises Details 2015 Mediterranean Itineraries Aboard Viking Star

Viking Cruises announced the full slate of 2015 mediterranean itineraries for the new Viking Star, as well as select 2016 sailings. The move will keep Viking Star in the Mediterranean, offering additional sailings from Rome to Barcelona. Responding to the demand for Viking Star’s maiden voyages in the Mediterranean offered earlier for the spring and summer of 2015, the new winter cruises will allow guests to explore the cultures and sites along the Mediterranean in the quiet season. Due to the popularity of the 2015 maiden voyages, select 2016 itineraries for Viking Star are now also available for booking.

·         Romantic Mediterranean (eight days; Barcelona – Rome) – While sailing along some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, this itinerary visits Toulon, Corsica and Monte Carlo, France; the Tuscan region of Italy; plus overnights in Barcelona and Rome. Introductory 2-for-1 pricing starts at $1,999 per person with discounted airfares from $595 per person.

·         Mediterranean Getaway (eight days; Rome – Barcelona) – Explore historically significant sites and cities of the southern Mediterranean with destinations that include Rome, Naples (and Pompeii), Sicily and Sardinia in Italy; Tunis, Tunisia (and Carthage); and Palma de Mallorca, Valencia and Barcelona in Spain. Introductory 2-for-1 pricing starts at $1,999 per person with discounted airfares from $595 per person.

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·         Mediterranean Explorer (15 days; Barcelona – Barcelona) – Combining the Romantic Mediterranean and Mediterranean Getaway, this itinerary visits ancient cities and iconic sites that include Toulon, Monte Carlo and Corsica in France; Tuscany, Naples (and Pompeii), Sicily and Sardinia in Italy; Tunis, Tunisia (and Carthage); Palma de Mallorca and Valencia in Spain; plus overnights in Barcelona and Rome. Introductory 2-for-1 pricing starts at $3,849 per person with discounted airfares from $595 per person.

·         Grand Mediterranean Tour (15 days; Barcelona – Barcelona) – This voyage begins with an overnight in Barcelona and includes an overnight in Rome. Stops include Monte Carlo, Toulon and Corsica in France; Tuscany and Sardinia in Italy; Tunis, Tunisia and Valencia, Spain; plus off-the-beaten path visits to Valletta, Malta and Algiers, Algeria. Introductory 2-for-1 pricing starts at $3,849 per person with discounted airfares from $595 per person.

In May 2013, Viking Cruises announced the launch of its ocean cruise product line, which will begin sailing in May 2015 with the brand-new Viking Star embarking her maiden voyages in Scandinavia and the Baltic; and then she will also sail in the Western and Eastern Mediterranean. Viking’s ocean cruises offer a small-ship experience via a custom-designed vessel that allows travelers to get closer than ever to their destinations. Additionally, the line offers itineraries highlighting history, art and culture while giving maximized time in port, privileged-access excursions and onboard experiences that truly immerse guests in the local culture.

For more information, visit www.vikingcruises.com.

 

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