Don’t Miss the Boat


There is nothing quite like a Mediterranean cruise in the summer and right now ALBATours is offering some special pricing on a number of its departures, including select sailings in June and July.

For instance, travellers can take a 10-day/eight-night Western Mediterranean cruise aboard the MSC Musica for $2,099 plus taxes per person departing June 20, or $2,419 plus taxes per person departing July 18. Pricing includes airfare, a one-night pre-cruise stay in Rome, a seven-night cruise that starts and ends in Rome and travels to Palermo, La Goulette (Tunis), Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Marseille and Genoa, and all transfers in Italy.

“Customers just book their cruise package and we handle the rest,” says Firdosh Bulsara, vice-president, ALBATours. “We organize flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, cruising, most meals and tours – when you book with ALBATours, you get a comprehensive package at a really great price.”

ALBATours still has space available through the summer months until mid-October, but the pricing that’s available now is only guaranteed on bookings made by June 18.

Other cruise options available include:

!!! A nine-day/seven-night Eastern Mediterranean itinerary on the MSC Fantasia that sails roundtrip out of Venice stopping in Bari, Katakolon (Olympia), Santorini, Athens, Corfu and Dubrovnik;

!!! A 12-day/10-night Eastern Mediterranean itinerary on the MSC Preziosa that sails roundtrip out of Venice stopping in Bari, Katakolon (Olympia), Izmir, Istanbul and Dubrovnik;

!!! A 14-day/12-night Western Mediterranean itinerary on the MSC Splendida that sails roundtrip out of Naples stopping in Messina (Taormina), La Goulette (Tunis), Barcelona, Marseille and Genoa.

ALBATours also offers a 22-day/20-night “European Grand Voyage” aboard the MSC Poesia, visiting a total of seven countries, starting off in Rome for two nights before taking an escorted coach tour that visits Frankfurt (two nights), Dresden (two nights) and Berlin (two nights), followed by a 10-night cruise that sails out of Warnemünde to Zeebrugge (Brussels), La Coruña, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Marseille and ending in Genoa, after which customers spend two nights in Florence before flying back to Toronto out of Rome.

This tour and cruise package departs on Sept. 5 and is priced at $4,019 plus taxes per person.


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