Welcome to an unforgettable journey through ancient civilizations and modern wonders! Set sail on a 14 Night Cruise that takes you from the vibrant city of Athens to the enchanting shores of Kusadasi. Immerse yourself in the mystical atmosphere of Port Said, Egypt, before embarking on a breathtaking transit through the historic Suez Canal. Indulge in the luxurious beauty of Sharm El Sheikh and Muscat, where historical forts and bustling souks await. Experience the opulence of Dubai and conclude your voyage in the vibrant city of Doha. Along the way, enjoy relaxing days at sea onboard the Celestyal Journey, where a myriad of activities, delectable dining, and captivating entertainment will ensure an unforgettable cruising experience. Get ready to embark on a unique journey, capturing the essence of Europe to the Arabian Gulf.

Book for 2024
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1 Athens, Greece
2 Kusadasi, Turkey
3 At Sea
4 Cairo (Port Said), Egypt
5 Day at Sea – Suez Transit
6 Sharm El Sheik, Egypt
7 At Sea
8 Muscat, Oman
9 At Sea
10 Dubai, UAE
11 Doha, Qatar

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1 - Saturday
Depart 17:00

Athens,

Greece

As the cradle of civilization, Athens holds an undeniable allure, with its rich history and iconic landmarks and sets the stage for an unforgettable voyage. From here, set sail on a Cruise that will take you through the captivating waters of the Mediterranean, before heading to Port Said and the Gulf of Suez, towards the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Oman, and into the captivating expanse of the Arabian Gulf, a realm brimming with enchantment and allure.

Day 2 - Sunday
Arrive 08:00 | Depart 15:30

Kusadasi,

Turkey

The dynamic beach resort of Kusadasi, famous for its warm and friendly ambience, welcomes you. From here, you’ll be whisked away for a guided tour around ancient Ephesus, one of the highlights of this iconic Aegean cruise. Before you continue your Aegean adventure, take the time to enjoy the scenic seafront promenade and the town’s impressive Grand Bazaar.

Day 3 - Monday

At

Sea

A day at sea gives you the opportunity to explore the ship’s array of amenities, take full advantage of the onboard activities and indulge in our chef’s exquisite cuisine. Kick back and soak up the sun as we treat you to drinks from the bar. Alternatively, why not participate in handicrafts, language lessons, traditional dancing, games or exercise. There’s plenty to do.

Day 4 - Tuesday
Arrive 06:00 | Depart 23:00

Cairo

(Port Said), Egypt

At the northern end of Egypt’s iconic Suez Canal, the city of Port Said evokes an entrancing air of nostalgia. It boasts a raised pedestrian boardwalk that runs along the scenic waterfront, offering fabulous views of the canal’s entry point. The surrounding late 19th-Century buildings and properties flaunt a certain charm that magically transports you to a bygone era.

Day 5 - Wednesday

Day

at Sea – Suez Transit

We bid farewell to the Mediterranean and begin a scenic transit through the iconic Suez Canal, where guests are treated to a mesmerizing spectacle of landmarks that include the Great Bitter Lake, the city of Ismailia, and the awe-inspiring Sinai Peninsula. The exhilarating journey through this historical yet bustling transport channel provides the perfect opportunity to bask in the tranquility of the surroundings while spotting landmarks along the route. Alternatively, there’s plenty of time for indulging in the ship’s luxurious amenities. Whether it’s relishing delectable cuisine, pampering oneself with a rejuvenating Sozo spa experience, or simply unwinding on the expansive deck, this day on the Suez Canal promises an unforgettable fusion of natural wonders and onboard bliss.

Day 6 - Thursday
Arrive 07:30 | Depart 19:00

Sharm

El Sheik, Egypt

As dawn breaks over Sharm El-Sheik, the golden sun casts its warmth over the Red Sea’s azure waters, promising an unforgettable day ashore. Venture to explore the vibrant coral reefs on a snorkeling expedition or traverse the desert on a quad bike for an adrenaline rush. Later, relax in a seaside café, where the blend of spices and sea air will invigorate your senses before you return to the comforts of your onward voyage.

Day 7-11 - Friday-Tuesday

At

Sea

A day at sea gives you the opportunity to explore the ship’s array of amenities, take full advantage of the onboard activities and indulge in our chef’s exquisite cuisine. Kick back and soak up the sun as we treat you to drinks from the bar. Alternatively, why not participate in handicrafts, language lessons, traditional dancing, games or exercise. There’s plenty to do.

Day 12 - Wednesday
Arrive 14:00 | Depart 23:30

Muscat,

Oman

As our cruise charts a course for Muscat, a gem in the Arabian Gulf, prepare to be enchanted by its blend of ancient culture and modern flair. Stroll along the Corniche, witness the grandeur of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and haggle in the vibrant Mutrah Souq. Muscat’s serene beaches and majestic forts are your playground for the day, offering a glimpse into Oman’s rich heritage against a backdrop of dramatic mountains.

Day 13 - Thursday

At

Sea

A day at sea gives you the opportunity to explore the ship’s array of amenities, take full advantage of the onboard activities and indulge in our chef’s exquisite cuisine. Kick back and soak up the sun as we treat you to drinks from the bar. Alternatively, why not participate in handicrafts, language lessons, traditional dancing, games or exercise. There’s plenty to do.

Day 14 - Friday
Arrive 08:00 | Depart 18:00

Dubai,

UAE

Cutting-edge architecture. Luxury hotels. Fast cars. Designer shops. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the rich and famous in the iconic port of Dubai. Step into a scene where the world’s tallest building kisses the sky, while bustling souks offer a treasure trove of wonders from exotic spices to statement jewellery. Get ready to haggle as you navigate through vibrant streets, and let the allure of this desert oasis captivate your senses.

Day 15 - Saturday
Arrive 07:00

Doha,

Qatar

Step off your Middle Eastern cruise and immerse yourself in a world where cultural heritage meets futuristic architecture. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine souks, where spices and textiles tantalize your senses. Marvel at the glistening skyline, adorned with gleaming skyscrapers and architectural wonders. Indulge in a feast of flavors at the vibrant waterfront cafes and restaurants.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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Jerusalem & Bethlehem

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Classic Cairo

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Ancient Ephesus and the Terrace Houses

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House of Virgin Mary & Ancient Ephesus

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Classical Athens and its Monuments

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The Acropolis & The New Acropolis Museum

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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Athens tour and the New Acropolis Museum

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Ancient Ephesus

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Haifa City Tour

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Masada/Dead Sea

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Nazareth & Galilee

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Highlights of Alexandria

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Landmarks of Alexandria

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Perge and Aspendos

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Antalya City Tour

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The crystal clear waters of Elounda and Spinalonga

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Cretan Jeep Safari

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River Trekking Tour

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A Delectable Day in Crete

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Ancient Temple of Poseidon and Cape Sounion

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Izmir City Tour

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Off the beaten track – 4×4 Adventure

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Classical Athens and its Monuments

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The Essence of Santorini

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Transfer to Sahara Beach

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Transfer to Perissa Beach

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Transfer to Ammoudara Beach

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Transfer to Paradise Beach

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Transfer to Kalafatis Beach

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Mykonos Magic

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Transfer to Tsambika beach

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Beauty of butterflies and Ancient Kameiros

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Capturing the true spirit of Chora

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Transfer to Agriolivadi beach

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Sacred Delos & Rhenia Island

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Adventure, spills and thrills at Adaland Water Park

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Greek wine and holy water: Philippi and beyond

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Kavala up close: walk through the ages

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Nestos River and the colours of Xanthi

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Knossos Palace & Cretan Landscapes

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Thessaloniki Food on foot

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Rich history of a famous Greek winery

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A taste of wine and tradition

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Music, myths and history

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Pelion Spoon Sweets

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Making pottery fit for the Gods

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A delicious taste of ‘liquid gold’

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Home cooking and hospitality in Mykonos

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The secrets of Pelion cuisine

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Hiking to the ultimate beauty of Oia

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A kayak adventure discovering pirate coves

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The beautiful art of mosaic making

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Trek to the heart and soul of Milos

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Milos food on foot

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Sea Kayaking and the mesmerising Milos coastline

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A Geological wonder 4×4 adventure

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Limassol Omodos – Oenoyi Winery

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Ancient Civilisations with an expert archaeologist

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Thrill of the ride Buggy Safari

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Whirling Dervishes & dinner

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Turkish Baklava Making

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Gents Anatolian well-being (Berber and Hammam)

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Painting on Water: Turkish Ebru Art

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Heraklion Food on foot

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Athens Food on foot

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Jaffa & Tel Aviv

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Jaffa & Tel Aviv

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Jerusalem & Bethlehem

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Unesco Churches in Solea Region – 2 Churches

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Panoramic Limassol Curium

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PAPHOS, THE CITY OF UNESCO

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Experience the Tradition

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Curium, the Wine village of Omodos and Limassol

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Classic Cairo

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House of Virgin Mary & Ancient Ephesus

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Ancient Ephesus through the ages Hellenistic and Roman

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Ancient Ephesus and the Terrace Houses

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Ancient Ephesus & Miletus

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Turkish Baths

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Istanbul

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Ottoman Empire and Byzantine Legacy Tour

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Discover the Hidden Secrets of Sultan Ahmet Square

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Bosphorus Cruise and the Spice Market

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A Taste of Istanbul: Street Food Tour

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Ancient Pergamon

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LEGENDARY TROY & THE NEW TROY MUSEUM

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FULL DAY TRIP TO TROY & ASSOS

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Volos & Mt. Pelion

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The spectacular rocks & the ‘hanging’ Monasteries

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Legendary Moutzouris (Mountain Train Ride)

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Drink and Eat like a local

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Land of Alexander the Great

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The Royal Tombs of Vergina

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Panoramic Thessaloníki

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Veria (Berroia)

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Highlights of Thessaloniki

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Spectacular Oia Village perched on the caldera rim

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Cruise to Santorini’s islands & volcanoes

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Akrotiri Village Excavations

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Walking tour in the Medieval City of Rhodes

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Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights

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Philerimos church and the Palace of the Knights

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Traditional feast in Patmos

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Religious visit to St John’s Monastery – Grotto of Apocalypse

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Athens tour and the New Acropolis Museum

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Bema Of St. Paul

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Panoramic Athens and Corinth Canal Crossing

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The Acropolis & The New Acropolis Museum

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Experience the Cretan Countryside and Lifestyle

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Venetian Heraklion and the Unique Archaeological Museum

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Knossos Palace And The Archaeological Museum

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Minoan Palace of Knossos – 1st European Civilisation

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The Palace of Knossos & Cosmopolitan Heraklion

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KAVALA – Prophets, Legends and the heroes of Philippi

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Nostalgic Milos Cruise – Land & Sea

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Step Back In Time

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Step Back in Time – (Religious)

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The Amazing beaches Tour

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Cycladic Tastes (Food on Foot)

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Delos – Sacred island & Apollo Sanctuary

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Mykonian countryside tour with Chora and Little Venice

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Mykonian Dinner

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Countryside tour with Chora and the Grotto of Apocalypse

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