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Aerial view of the town of Hvar harbor, Dalmatia, Croatia
Scenic beach view in Komiza on Vis island, Dalmatia, Croatia
Diocletian's Palace's peristyle in front of Cathedral of Saint Domnius' bell tower in Split, Croatia. Diocletian palace UNESCO world heritage site in Split, Dalmatia, Croatia.
Old city Dubrovnik in a beautiful summer day, Croatia
The Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis in Sunlight. The Temple is dedicated to the Greek Goddess Athena. Athens, Greece.
Aerial view of the town of Hvar harbor, Dalmatia, Croatia
ExpeditionsAncient Mediterranean Odyssey: Exploring Greece, Croatia, and Albania 

Ancient Mediterranean Odyssey: Exploring Greece, Croatia, and Albania 

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The Dalmatian Coast enchants, with sun-soaked beaches, charming port towns, and a rich maritime history that dates to the Venetian Empire. Sail between Greece, Albania, and Croatia, delving into ancient empires and their archaeological treasures, and visiting fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites, from Delphi to Dubrovnik. Soak in the Ionian Sea’s idyllic turquoise waters, and encounter the region’s lesser-known gems, including outlying Croatian isles and vestiges of antiquity in Albania.  

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Tourist destination, passage through corinth canal, and the metal bridge, Greece
  • Navigate the iconic Corinth Canal, a spectacularly scenic cut that is inaccessible to larger ships

  • Immerse yourself in Delphi, the center of ancient Greek civilization, once home to the famed Oracle of Delphi

  • Explore Dubrovnik—the pearl of the Adriatic—while strolling atop its ancient walls, trying your hand at oystering, or participating in a cooking or silk embroidery class

  • Discover the mesmerizing tapestry of ancient ruins at Albania’s Butrint National Park, and go birding in Divjakë-Karavasta National Park, home to over 200 avian species

  • Wander through Corfu's enchanting Old Town and discover its maze of streets and shady town squares

  • Experience the lesser-visited island of Vis, uncovering its sea caves, historic tunnels, and charming town centers

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