On board MS EUROPA 2 from Valletta to Venice

Living history on the Adriatic

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Enjoy the cultural and natural riches of the Adriatic – and look forward to a relaxing cruise. With its varied natural charm, the Ionian island of Corfu is an appealing place to begin a special cruise, whilst the entrance into the Bay of Kotor is a truly unforgettable experience. Trogir is a treasure chest of art and architecture and Croatia’s natural scenery is no less impressive, as you will see on a trip to the waterfalls of Krka**. Ravenna with its famous mosaics** and Venice with its countless bridges – these two Italian pearls of the Adriatic form the finale to your cruise on board the EUROPA 2.

from Valletta to Venice

Cruise dates:from 29.08.2015 to 05.09.2015 (7 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1525

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This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

Highlights of this cruise

  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site: the Bay of Kotor, Europe’s southernmost fjord.
  • Breathtaking scenery: the waterfalls of Krka** in Croatia.
  • An impressive lagoon city: one day and one night in Venice.



Sat, 29.08.2015

Scheduled flight from Germany to Malta and transfer to the embarkation point
Valletta/Malta, departure 21.00 hrs

An impressive castle of the Crusaders and a picturesque natural harbour: You can explore the starting point for your cruise on our pre-cruise programme*.

Sun, 30.08.2015

Relaxation at sea

Mon, 31.08.2015

Kerkyra/Corfu/Ionian Islands/Greece, 7.00 – 18.00 hrs

Legend has it that Poseidon, god of the sea, brought the nymph Kerkyra here. This island – the second largest of the Ionian Islands – is best explored on horseback**. This way you can experience the natural beauty of the island close-up in a hilly landscape of cork oaks and olive trees. Or follow in Sisi’s footsteps: once upon a time, Empress Elisabeth of Austria commissioned the Achilleon*, a building surrounded by magnificent gardens with a sculpture park.

Tue, 01.09.2015

Kotor/Montenegro , 8.00 – 15.00 hrs

An unforgettable experience: the cruise to Kotor on board the EUROPA 2. The natural harbour lies at the end of the bay of the same name, which cuts deep inland like a fjord for about 30 km. The winding alleys and Venetian palaces in the town are well protected behind the fortified city walls. As well as Kotor, you can also discover Budva**, one of the oldest settlements in the Balkans, which is a great place for sightseeing with its citadel, impressive squares and narrow streets. Alternatively you might want to combine some action with relaxation during a speed boat ride to the Blue Cave* to swim in the crystal-clear water.

Wed, 02.09.2015

Trogir/Croatia , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

Romanesque and Gothic churches, palaces and houses, narrow streets and bright courtyards: The historic centre of Trogir is a treasure chest of art and architecture, dating back more than 2,000 years, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the most impressive natural phenomena in Croatia are the waterfalls of Krka**, whilst a white-water rafting** trip will take you past some impressive cliffs and wild, primitive flora.

Thu, 03.09.2015

Ravenna/Italy, 11.00 – 20.00 hrs

The central Piazza del Popolo, with its typically Italian street cafes, is the ideal starting point for a stroll through this idyllic university town. Ravenna is famous above all for its mosaics**, which decorate the Basilica of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, for example. Another option to spend this day would be by exploring the oldest republic in the world: San Marino. Its fortress, Rocca Gualta, the city’s landmark seated on Mount Titano, already welcomes you from a distance.

Fri, 04.09.2015

Venice/Italy, arrival 7.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board

With over 400 bridges and countless palazzi lining the city’s canals, for many visitors, La Serenissima is the most beautiful city in the world. The city’s unique highlights include St Mark’s Square, the Doge’s Palace** and the cathedral with its brilliant gold mosaics. A gourmet tour** promises a traditional Italian culinary experience, with an opportunity to try local cichetti snacks and locally produced wines.

Sat, 05.09.2015

Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

* The pre-cruise programme is not included in the cruise price.
** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

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Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

Following programmes we offer in German:


Family cruise

A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family – and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in specifically tailored excursions*. Our travel concierge service will be happy to suggest personalised family excursions* for you.

* This service is not included in the cruise price.