Celestyal Cruises, the award-winning, number one choice for cruise travellers to the Greek Islands and the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce that it has successfully resumed operations with its signature seven-night Idyllic Aegean itinerary on Celestyal Crystal. This Greek island itinerary set sail on 12th June round trip from Athens with calls in Kusadasi, Rhodes, Santorini, Lavrion, Mykonos, Milos and Crete. 
“Following a most difficult and challenging year,  we are beyond thrilled to be welcoming guests back onboard this summer on our most popular, signature Greek island itinerary, the Idyllic Aegean.  This was no small task and is due to the unwavering dedication and unified teamwork of the Celestyal team, both shoreside and onboard, as well as the support from our strategic partners, both large and small.  We are all excited to be welcoming guests back onboard to experience our award-winning, warm and genuine Greek hospitality that only Celestyal can deliver and to coming back stronger than ever,” said Celestyal Cruises’ CEO, Chris Theophilides. 

“It is with great pride for all of us working in the Greek tourism industry that we see the return of Celestyal ships to the Greek seas this summer,” said Greece’s Minister of Tourism, Harry Theoharis.The resumption of cruising under our new health and safety guidelines – and the strong commitment to Greece from the cruise industry at large – is further proof of how resilient Greece is and how quickly we can bring back a sense of normality, just in time for the summer travel season.”
The start of the summer season with the deployment of Celestyal Crystal will be followed by the deployment of Celestyal Olympia, which will set sail on 28th June through 30th August on Celestyal’s new, seven-night Legendary Archipelago itinerary round trip from the cruise line’s dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port and Marina (Athens), located just 16 miles from Athens Airport and a similar driving time from the city centre as the Port of Piraeus.  The “Legendary Archipelago” itinerary will introduce Thessaloniki as well as call in Mykonos, Santorini, Agios Nikolaos, Rhodes and Limassol.  Celestyal is the only cruise line calling in Thessaloniki on a regular basis.

As of 30th August, Celestyal Olympia will operate her scheduled  three- and four-night Iconic Aegean and Iconic Discovery itineraries from Lavrion Port and  Marina for the remainder of the season.  In the autumn, Celestyal Crystal  will operate seven-night Eclectic Aegean, Steps of St Paul and Three Continents itineraries as per the previously announced programme.
For more information or to book visit: https://celestyal.com/gb/

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