We would love for you to join us on this magnificent cruise experiencing an incredible itinerary touching key Old and New Testament sites as well as gorgeous ports on the Mediterranean, Ionian, Agean and Adriatic seas.We will gather for regular devotions, incredible experiences and lots of R&R.~ Neil & Kate
THE WIND IN YOUR FAVOR
Sail among some of the most historically and spiritually momentous ports of the Mediterranean, from walled Dubrovnik and ancient Ephesus to affable Ancona and monumental Athens, with extra time to explore hallowed Istanbul and Israel.
- Journey from Ancona to resplendent San Marino, a mountaintop city blessed with extraordinary architecture and sublime vistas
- Wander the lavishly ornamented rooms of the Topkapi Palace, once home to the sultans and today part of Istanbul’s city-wide UNESCO World Heritage site
- Imagine Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, emerging from the turquoise waters at Cyprus’ stunning Petra tou Romiou, her legendary birthplace
- Visit the scholarly and artistic town of Safed, at 3,200 feet the highest population center in Israel and a superb perch from which to survey Galilee
Ports of Call
Venice, Italy – Savor the majestic beauty of this amazing city as you glide along its canals and under its bridges, opulent palazzi and elegant churches lining the route. Discover Venice’s secret quarters down narrow alleys opening into spacious campos. Admire the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. Visit lovely Burano and the glass factories on Murano. Or enjoy the scenic countryside with its stunning Palladian villas.
Umbria, (Ancona) Italy – Travel through the scenic countryside to beautiful Urbino, birthplace of Raphael, and visit the magnificent Palazzo Ducale, designed by Renaissance masters, and see the treasures in the palace’s art museum, including significant works by Raphael. Or visit the tiny independent country of San Marino, nestled in the mountains, and explore it on your own.
Dubrovnik, Croatia -Enjoy a walk through this famous walled medieval city and its exquisite Venetian monuments. See the Franciscan monastery and explore the Rector’s palace and the cathedral. Or explore the countryside with a visit to lovely Cavtat, an enchanting seaside resort that began life as a Greek and then Roman colony. Then visit a local family in a Konavle Valley village and enjoy their hospitality over a traditional welcome of brandy and figs with a serenade by local musicians.
Athens, (Piraeus) Greece – Climb up the magnificent Acropolis and stand in awe of the Parthenon, the beautiful temples and the view over Athens stretched out before you. See city highlights including the new and old Olympic stadiums. Journey to Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon overlooking the sea, or visit ancient Corinth and the narrow Corinth Canal cut through miles of solid rock.
Ephesus, (Kusadasi) Turkey – Meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus and marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened Terrace Houses. Or journey to three monumental cities of antiquity – Priene, Miletus and Didyma – renowned for their majestic temples and impressive, beautifully preserved stadiums.
Istambul, Turkey – Indulge your eyes and senses in this magnificent city astride two continents. Visit beautiful Topkapi Palace, the awesome Hagia Sophia and the impressive Blue Mosque. Cruise the Bosphorus to see the city and its surroundings from another perspective. Visit one of the many museums or stroll through the spice market and the famous Grand Bazaar.
Limassol, Cyprus – Limassol is the jumping off point to explore the ancient riches of Cyprus. See ruins, majestic mountains and scenery, stunning beaches, and vast groves of lemons, oranges and olives. Visit Lemesos Castle, where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre, and its fascinating museum. Or stroll through ancient Curium and admire its stunning mosaics, theater, basilica and panoramic views over the sea. Venture inland to Nicosia and its wonders like the Cathedral of St. John, the Venetian fortifications, a restored old town and mosque, and the Cyprus Museum.
Jerusalem, (Haifa) Israel – Visit the land of miracles – Galilee, the Jordan River, the Mount of the Beautitudes and Tabgha. Venture to Nazareth, home of the young Jesus. See the largest hanging gardens in the world at the Bahai Gardens of Haifa. Or visit the Nahalal Moshav, a commune established in 1921 by Jewish immigrants.
Jerusalem, (Ashdod) Israel – For Christians, Jews and Muslims, Jerusalem is one of the holiest cities on earth, and it is also one of the oldest. Early Bronze Age tools and writings show that Jerusalem has been settled since the 4th millennium B.C. Marvel at the beauty of the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, as you stroll through winding streets where people have lived for centuries.
Redemption Gilbert, we are taking a cruise through ports of history on October 28 through November 09. 2020. Will you join us? Take a look at the details here. Please check back often for updates. Stateroom availability is limited so please send your request via the fill in form below. Our travel specialists Joanne Tashjian and Linda Mitchell are ready to help. You may also email them with any questions by clicking on their names.
Joanne and Linda are on EST so replies to your email or call will be timed accordingly.
Stateroom categories and levels can be viewed on the attached deck plan.
Pricing below is TOTAL per stateroom, for 2 people.
Included in pricing:
Veranda Stateroom – 216 square feet
B1 – Stateroom assigned at sailing – guarantee only
$10,398.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy – Inclusive of economy air
Concierge Level Veranda – 216 square feet – Veranda
A1 – 7044, 7075, 8069
$11,198.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy – Inclusive of economy air
A2 – 6093, 7001, 7025, 7027, 7082, 7084, 7085
$10, 998.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy – Inclusive of economy air
A3 – 7009
$10,798.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy – Inclusive of economy air
Penthouse Suite – 322 square feet – Veranda
PH1 – 8011, 8019, 8023, 8025, 8040, 8041, 8043
$14,398.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy
PH2 – 8004, 8047, 8049, 8050, 8054, 8055, 8057
$13, 998.00 – per stateroom – double occupancy
Vista Suite – 786 square feet – Veranada
$20,598.00 – Per suite – double occupancy
All availability is subject to change. When filling out request form below, include 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice please. Your stateroom will be held according to availability of choices. You will then be sent an invoice to make the deposit. At any time the ship availability can go from choosing your stateroom by number to a guaranteed stateroom, which means that you will get your booked category or possibly higher, but won’t find out your stateroom number until 45 days from sailing to possibly day of sailing! BOOK EARLY to choose your stateroom from availability above!