Ancient Empires: Tunis, Malta, Sicily & Sardinia

Dates: June 20, 2014 - June 28, 2014 (9 days)
Tour Leader: Roderick McIntosh

Watchtower in Valletta's harbor, Malta
Watchtower in Valletta's harbor, Malta
Map of this itinerary Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia. Image by Svenz Bardo Museum. © R. Todd Nielsen Church @ Erice, Sicily, Italy. Image by P. Lazrus Segesta, Sicily, Italy. Image by P. Lazrus Category B cabin on the Variety Voyager Dining room on the Variety Voyager Lounge on the Variety Voyager

You are invited to join Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Roderick McIntosh on a fascinating seven-day cruise aboard the beautiful, 36-cabin yacht Variety Voyager to explore ancient Roman, Punic, and Carthaginian sites in the western Mediterranean. See exquisite Roman mosaics in Tunis’s Bardo Museum and, nearby, the remains of the great civilization of Carthage, an evocative UNESCO World Heritage site. Embark the Variety Voyager in Tunis and cruise to Malta, a strategic gem coveted by a succession of empires; the ancient Greek colony of Selinunte, the Carthaginian stronghold of Erice, and Segesta’s beautiful Greek temple on Sicily; and the ancient ruins of Sulci, where the Carthaginian general Hannibal took refuge, on Sardinia. Optional extensions in Tunis and Rome are also available, for those who wish to extend their explorations before and/or after the main program.

36-cabin Variety Voyager


Pricing starting at $6,490 Per Person Double Occupancy
Single Supplement starting at $3,250


 

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Itinerary

Friday & Saturday, June 20-21, 2014 - HOME | EMBARK | TUNIS, Tunisia
Sunday, June 22 - TUNIS
Monday, June 23 - VALLETTA, Malta
Tuesday, June 24 - SICILY, Italy (SELINUNTE)
Wednesday, June 25 - SICILY (ERICE & SEGESTA)
Thursday, June 26 - AT SEA | SARDINIA
Friday, June 27 - AT SEA
Saturday, June 28 - ANZIO | DISEMBARK | HOME

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If you have any additional questions, please email us at aia@studytours.org (and include your full name) or call us toll-free at (800) 748-6262 (toll: 603-756-2884).

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