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Historic Gems of the Mediterranean

Set sail from maritime Portsmouth and trace the Iberian coast to historic Portuguese cities. Traverse the legendary Strait of Gibraltar and witness the territory’s unique mix of cultures, from Britain’s iconic pillar boxes to its blend of architectural styles, the legacy of centuries of settlers. Visit the lesser-known isle of Gozo in the beautiful Maltese archipelago and immerse yourself in the ancient history of Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Historic Gems of the Mediterranean

Set sail from maritime Portsmouth and trace the Iberian coast to historic Portuguese cities. Traverse the legendary Strait of Gibraltar and witness the territory’s unique mix of cultures, from Britain’s iconic pillar boxes to its blend of architectural styles, the legacy of centuries of settlers. Visit the lesser-known isle of Gozo in the beautiful Maltese archipelago and immerse yourself in the ancient history of Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Day by Day

To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.

Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.

Pre & Post Cruise Extensions

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions vary by itinerary and are subject to change.

On Iberia, the Mediterranean & Malta your Viking Resident Historian is delivering the following iconic lectures:

  • - History of Britain
  • - Explorers: The Age of Discovery
  • - Oceans in Context
  • - History of Malta
  • - History of Navigation
Map of the Iberia, the Mediterranean & Malta itinerary