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Cruise the Mediterranean, Turkey, Italy & France in 5-star comfort (Athens-Barcelona, Nov 2023)

Rediscover your passion for exploration in 2023 with this amazing journey sailing from Athens to Barcelona via Turkey, Italy & France. Featuring an overnight in Istanbul, this fabulous voyage of discovery brings the ancient world to life through ornate mosques, historic temples and fascinating ruins, which pair perfectly with Renaissance masterpieces and poetic Provence.
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About this holiday

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Your itinerary at a glance

T​his 10-night cruise truly encompasses the very best of Europe. Discover classic Mediterranean cities, the French Riviera and the sun-splashed Greek Isles all in one itinerary.

The beauty of cursing on a small ship such as the Rivera is that you get to explore more boutique ports that offer unique curated travel experiences and enjoy more overnight stays as well as extending evening visits. Experience the diverse cultures, fascinating history and delicious cuisines of these regions.


  • All meals onboard the ship - Every restaurant on board is complimentary and features open seating so you may dine wherever and whenever suits your taste and schedule.
  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, tea and coffee.
  • 24hr room service.

Book your cruise before 2 April 2023 to enjoy Free Pre-Paid Gratuities^ and choose one of the following:

  • FREE - 6 Shore Excursions; or
  • FREE - Beverage Package; or
  • FREE - US$600 Shipboard Credit
    Amenities are per stateroom


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Veranda Staterooms are some of the largest at sea. Featuring a comfortably furnished private veranda, our most requested luxury, each stateroom also includes a plush seating area, refrigerated mini-bar, spacious closet and a marble and granite-clad bathroom with a shower.
  • 1238 Guests
  • 776 Staff Members
  • Year Refurbished 2022

The stunning Riviera was designed to be special in so many ways and reflects a new level of grace and elegance through designer touches, upholstery and fabrics throughout. She features multiple gourmet restaurants and offers unforgettable food and wine pairings at La Reserve by Wine Spectator as well as the opportunity for private dining at opulent Privée.

Upgrade Your Experience -

Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms offer an unrivalled combination of luxury, privilege and value. A wealth of benefits, such as room service from The Grand Dining Room and free laundry services, elevates the experience to the sublime. On board Riviera, you will also have the services of a dedicated Concierge and Private Concierge Lounge access. Located in the most desired of locations, each Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom is much more than simply a stateroom – it’s an experience.

Exclusive Concierge Privileges - In addition to Stateroom Amenities
  • Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from The Grand Dining Room
  • Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+
  • Priority noon ship embarkation 
  • Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day
  • Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne
  • Priority online specialty restaurant reservations
  • Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace
  • iPad® upon request for your enjoyment onboard++
  • Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag
  • Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda
  • Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++
  • Complimentary shoeshine service

+Up to 20 garments per laundry bag; additional restrictions apply.
++Certain limitations apply.

Travel dates


Book your cruise before 2 April 2023 to enjoy Free Pre-Paid Gratuities^ and choose one of the following:

  • FREE - 6 Shore Excursions; or
  • FREE - Beverage Package; or
  • FREE - US$600 Shipboard Credit
    Amenities are per stateroom

Embark in Athens, 9 Nov 2023 - Disembark Barcelona, 19 Nov 2023.

  • Inside Stateroom from $3,250pp twin share - Waitlisted
  • Veranda Stateroomfrom $5,370pp twin share / $10,740pp sole use
  • Penthouse Suite from $8,040pp twin share
  • Oceania Suite from $13,350pp twin share
  • Vista Suite from $14,560pp twin share
  • Owner’s Suite from $19,250pp twin share

Cruise fares and category availability are subject to change without notice.


  • Nov 9 Thu - Athens (Piraeus), Greece - Embark 1 PM, Depart 5PM
  • Nov 10 Fri - Kavala/Philippi, Greece - 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Nov 11 Sat - Istanbul, Turkey - Arrive 10 AM
  • Nov 12 Sun - Istanbul, Turkey - Depart 3 PM
  • Nov 13 Mon - Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
  • Nov 14 Tue - Messina (Sicily), Italy - 11AM to 7PM
  • Nov 15 Wed - Naples/Pompeii, Italy - 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Nov 16 Thu - Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy - 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Nov 17 Fri - Florence/Pisa/Tuscany (Livorno), Italy - 7 AM to 7 PM
  • Nov 18 Sat - Provence (Marseille), France - 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Nov 19 Sun - Barcelona, Spain - Disembark 8 AM



When can I board?
Guests are required to be on board the vessel at least one hour prior to the scheduled departure time. Early boarding is available to guests booked in Concierge-level staterooms and above. A lunch buffet is served from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Is there a dress code?
Recommended onboard clothing is resort or country club casual. For evening dining, elegant casual resort wear is suggested. We request that casual jeans, shorts, t-shirts, baseball caps, or tennis shoes not be worn in the restaurants after 6 PM. Baseball caps may be worn in the Terrace Café after 6 PM. 

Do you have room service?
For your convenience, complimentary room service is available 24 hours a day from our extensive room service menu.

Is there a fee associated with the specialty restaurants?
We do not charge an additional fee should you wish to dine in one of our specialty restaurants.

How is luggage handled at embarkation and debarkation?
If you did not receive luggage tags with your Cruise Vacation Guide prior to departure, you will receive luggage tags at the pier before embarking. Your luggage will be delivered directly to your stateroom on embarkation day. If the luggage has not arrived one hour prior to sailing, guests should contact reception from their stateroom telephone. On the last night of the cruise, guests should pack their luggage and leave it outside their stateroom door before retiring for the evening. You should not pack personal items such as medicine and toiletries that you will require the next morning. Staff members will collect the luggage during the night and deliver it to the cruise terminal. All luggage being disembarked from the vessel should weigh no more than 70 pounds per piece.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

*Fares and itineraries are accurate as of 9th January and are subject to change or withdrawal. Fares shown are for category Inside Stateroom, Veranda Stateroom, and Penthouse Suite. The quoted fares are valid for sale until 2nd April 2023, unless sold out prior and include any/all savings/upgrades. Airfares must be purchased separately and not via Oceania Cruises. Cruise fares are per person, twin share (except fares for Solo categories, which are for single travellers), in AUD and include all taxes and port fees. A Cruise Ship Fuel Surcharge may apply and, if applicable, is additional revenue to Oceania Cruises. OLife Choice offers are valid until 2nd April 2023.

OLife Choice amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change; except OLife Choice amenities for single travellers who are booked in a Solo category, and are at the per guest rate. Free Internet amenity does not include streaming and includes one login per stateroom, except Owner’s, Vista & Oceania Suites, which receive two logins per suite. Visit for more details.

OLife Choice Free Shore Excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food & Wine Trails, Wellness Discovery Tours by Aquamar, Go Local, Go Green, Beyond Blueprints and Culinary Discovery Tours. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free excursions; 10-13 days receive 6 free excursions; 14+ days receive 8 free excursions, except for a single traveller booked in a Solo category, and are at the per guest rate. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing.

OLife Choice Beverage Package amenity is House Select and is one per full-fare paying adult of 21 years of age or older with a maximum of two per stateroom. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity. Free Shipboard Credits are USD per stateroom, based on double occupancy and cannot be redeemed for cash or used for further discount off cruise fare, may be used for onboard services only and any unused credit will be forfeited at the end of the cruise. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity.

Not all promotions are combinable. Fares are valid only for residents of, and booking through travel advisors located in Australia, or through the Australia contact centre and are valid for new bookings only.