Eclectic Aegean - 7 Nights
Eclectic Aegean - 7 Nights
Discover the dazzling diversity and historic treasures of the glorious Greek Islands and the Eastern 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.
Cruise itineraryAt-a-Glance Itinerary
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.
An Istanbul morning is rich with the melodic call to prayer and the scent of spices going to market. This is one of the world’s truly great cities, wonderfully eclectic and full of opportunities. Be sure to take in the city’s skyline, embellished with the silhouetted minarets of lavish Byzantine and imperial mosques, to get a sense of what makes Istanbul so special.
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.
Thessaloniki’s ancient ruins rooted in the middle of the city create a rich tapestry sewn with a Roman Agora, the Arch of Galerius, the Rotonda, the Byzantine Baths and the Crypt of Agios Demetrios) together with the neoclassical architecture and the impressive Aghia Sofia. The island also has a reputation for its sumptuous culinary delights and delicious pastries.
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.
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.
Our cruise arrives in Athens early where you will have the entire day to explore the magic of this modern metropolis. The heart of ancient Greece is the cultural home to numerous important archaeological sites and famous landmarks. Take your time to discover the highlights, or alternatively uncover the colourful street art or relax on the gorgeous golden-sand beaches.
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
ON BOARD DINING
We have a proud culinary tradition and love delighting our guests with a range of sumptuous recipes.
Our speciality chefs lovingly prepare authentic international dishes bursting with mouthwatering flavors.
UNLIMITED CLASSIC DRINKS
Enjoy the ambient lounges and admire spectacular views as you indulge in our range of premium brands, selected wine and spirits.
You’ll never be lost for anything to do with our full-program of entertainment throughout the day and in the evening.
SELECTED SHORE EXCURSIONS
Discover iconic archaeological sites and idyllic hotspots such as the Minoan Palace of Knossos and ancient Ephesus.
PORT CHARGES AND GRATUITIES
We don’t believe in surprising guests with hidden fees so include port charges and gratuities with the final cost of your cruise so you can protect your travel budget.