2023 Ancient Civilizations – Adriatic and Aegean Odyssey

Sept. 18 – 26, 2023
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $4,995 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
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Discover the influence of Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations on this extraordinary cruise itinerary featuring visits to five countries and up to six UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tour Split’s Diocletian’s Palace; Dubrovnik’s 15th-century walled city; Kotor’s medieval fortifications; the archaeological site of Butrint; Corfu’s Old Town; and ancient Delphi. Enjoy the Coastal Life® forum with local residents and a traditional folk music performance. Enhance your journey with the Venice Pre-Program and/or Athens Post-Program Options.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart the U.S. or Canada
  • Day 2 : Venice, Italy/Embark the ship
  • Day 3 : Split, Croatia
  • Day 4 : Hvar/Korcula
  • Day 5 : Dubrovnik
  • Day 6 : Kotor, Montenegro
  • Day 7 : Sarande for Butrint, Albania/ Corfu, Greece
  • Day 8 : Itea for Delphi/Corinth Cana
  • Day 9 : Athens, Greece/Disembark ship/Return home to the U.S. or Canada


We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a Carolina Alumni member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or become a Carolina Alumni member online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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