This is not your ordinary Mediterranean cruise, in addition to going with other like-minded LDS travelers, you will also be going with TWO wonderful headliners/educators/entertainers. You will see, hear, and feel the lands of Peter and Paul, as you walk in the footsteps and enjoy the insights of Eric Huntsman and Michael Ballam.
Sail with Michael Ballam and Eric Huntsman as they entertain and inspire us with their incredible performances and lectures on sea days. Join our optional tours at the ports. Experience the dramatic views and historic village life of Dubrovnik and its Riviera. See the magnificent postcard view in Kotor. Ponder the teachings of the Apostles Peter and Paul in Corinth and marvel at the Acropolis in Athens. Stroll through the picturesque village of Mykonos with its famous windmills and tour the monk monastery. From Naples, view the fabulous Amalfi coast to the village and travel to see Mount Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii. The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square and the Trevi Fountain await in Rome; from Livorno, visit the leaning Tower of Pisa and see the statue of David. Savor onboard evening shows, endless gourmet delights, and private performances and lectures with Michael Ballam and Eric Huntsman. Join our adventurous LDS group as we create memories to last a lifetime.
This is a cruise we only schedule once every few years. See these picture-perfect islands without having to fly to the different islands or change hotels. You will travel to the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, and the stories and music of Michael Ballam all in an 11-day cruise in paradise.
Michael will delight and uplift our group with his incredible performances on sea days. Join Cruise Lady on our optional private tours to make the most of your cruising adventure. From Hilo visit the Volcano National Park and walk on the recently formed lava flows. Drive by the LDS Temple in Kona and visit Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, a well-restored Hawaiian "City of Refuge." In Kauai see the breathtaking Waimea Canyon also know as the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific" and take the Wailua River Cruise to the Fern Grotto serenaded by local singers the whole way. In beautiful Maui see the oldest LDS church building still standing and experience the Haleakala National Park with its ancient volcanic crater and moonlike landscape. Join the Ballams and our adventurous LDS group as we create memoires to last a lifetime!
2-day post-cruise tour in Honolulu available!
NEW YORK CITY SIGHTSEEING AND BROADWAY TOUR
This is the New York City Tour that you have dreamed about!
There isn't a better way to start your Holy Land experience than to begin it all with Jordan. See the ancient ruins of Jerash and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World – Petra – which also happens to be one of Diane (Cruise Lady) Larsen's two favorite places in the world.
The scriptures will come alive for you as you read them and learn about their history in the actual places where they took place. You will have insights and understanding like never before.
You will be traveling with others who share similar beliefs and you will hear from top LDS scholars. It is the spirit and feelings you get in these sacred sites that you will always remember, and that you will cherish for the rest of your life.
BEST OF THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN
Dates | Aug 21 - Sep 1, 2017 | Mediterranean Travel and Cruise
Sail with Michael Ballam as he inspires us with his incredible performances on sea days. Join our private tours at the ports to make the most of this incredible journey. From Florence visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa and see the statue of David. Nice offers spectacular sun-drenched coastline, charming medieval villages, and the sophisticated glamour of the French Riviera. From Barcelona take a scenic bus ride into the mountains and visit the Monastery of Montserrat, the seaside city of Sitges, and the world-famous Sagrada Familia (Holy Family Church) that has been under construction since 1882. Gain a unique perspective on Gibraltar's fascinating history with a walk through the Great Siege Tunnels, take in the panoramic views from Europa Point and of course see the Barbary Apes–the only free-roaming monkeys in Europe. In the picturesque Port of Malaga, venture to the glittering city of Granada to explore the ancient Alhambra palace. Cartagena offers a visit to the Castle of Conception and the Roman Theatre, only discovered back in the late 1980's. Stroll cobbled streets to Dalt Vila (literally "High Town"), a fortified city developed around a central castle in Ibiza. Savor onboard evening shows, endless gourmet delights, and private performances from Michael Ballam. Join our adventurous LDS group as we create memories to last a lifetime.
2-night pre-cruise tour in Rome available–see the Rome Temple!