Eclectic Aegean from Istanbul - 7 Nights

Discover the dazzling diversity and historic treasures of the glorious Greek Islands and the Mediterranean. Blessed with stunning scenery, shimmering emerald bays, dramatic cliffs and fascinating architecture, this 7-night cruise is a full-filled and fascinating adventure you do not want to miss.

Experience the vibrant markets of Istanbul, savor the rich flavors and aromas of the Cyclades and discover the rich history and fascinating legends of mythical gods and centaurs.

View the excursions available on this cruise

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1 Istanbul
2 Kavala
3 Thessaloniki
4 Volos
5 Santorini
6 Athens
7 Istanbul

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1
Depart 18:00


From the crossroads of the world to the Aegean. Explore the cultural hotspot of Istanbul by sailing down the Bosphorus Strait on a private boat, where you’ll catch heartstopping views of the Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Hisari Fortress. Set your senses ablaze by a wander through a historic spice market before you set sail for the Aegean.

Day 2
Depart 20:00


Perched on the slopes of Mt Symvolo, this vibrant seaport resort has been a little-known favourite for centuries. Its name, Kavala, is said to have been based on Alexander the Great’s favourite horse. These days it’s also affectionately known as ‘the blue city’, boasting crystal-clear waters and dreamy sea views. For a taste of ancient life, you can also explore the nearby ruins of Neapolis and Philippi, with a specialist guide bringing their stories to life.

Day 3
Depart 19:00


Thessaloniki’s ancient ruins rooted in the heart of the city create a unique tapestry of roman agora and byzantine baths, and with iconic landmarks such as the Rotonda and the Arch of Galerius nearby, this is the perfect midpoint of your cruise. Stock up on the famous treats and pastries, before you head on to your next leg.

Day 4
Depart 18:30


Volos itself offers everything you need for an exciting or relaxing day in port. Step off your Volos cruise, and you’re greeted by a thriving university city whose energetic pace will whisk you up into its whirlwind of activity, along the edge of the beautiful natural harbor and in the tsipouradika—traditional tavernas—and set you on course to uncover some real architectural gems, both ancient and neoclassical. Wander around and you’ll find grand urban mansions sitting beside nods to the city’s long-lasting industrial heritage.

Day 5
Depart 20:00


The mesmerising landscape of Santorini is instantly recognisable all over the world. The sweeping cluster of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches are instantly recognisable, and you have the opportunity to experience the island’s charming villages on our complimentary excursions to the picturesque beauty spot of Oia perched on the Caldera rim.  You won’t want to forget your camera.

Day 6
Depart 15:00


You’re making your way through your Aegean getaway and dropping anchor in Athens. As one of the oldest cities in the world, the vibrant modern metropolis boasts an intriguing and contrasting mix of old and modern architecture in perfect harmony and balance. Soak up this ancient city’s unique blend of cultures and tastes, before you take to the sea once more.

Day 7-8
Arrive 15:00


Your journey ends at the crossroads of the world – Istanbul. Explore this legendary city by sailing down the Bosphorus Strait on a private boat to catch heartstopping views of Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Hisari Fortress. Before you leave, set your senses ablaze in a historic spice market for a lasting Aegean memory.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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Spectacular Oia Village perched on the caldera rim

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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