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Aegean Odyssey<br>25 Nights Grand Black Sea & Southern Italy<br>Athens to Rome

Aegean Odyssey
25 Nights Grand Black Sea & Southern Italy
Athens to Rome

Ship: Aegean Odyssey
Cruise Line: Voyages to Antiquity
Departures:  02 May 2019
Duration: 25 Nights
Ports: Athens, Piraeus (Athens), Patmos, Skiathos, Volos, Lemnos, Odessa, Constanza, Varna, Gythion, Katakolon, Itea, Corfu, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Lecce, Brindisi, Catania, Sorrento, Rome
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Athens
Airport gateway (Departure) : Rome

The Ancients of the Mediterranean and the switching cultures of historic generations intermingle on this wonderful Grand Voyage to contrasting destinations. After two nights in the Greek capital of Athens, experience even more classical Aegean magic on the untouched islands of Patmos and Skiathos. This itinerary also includes Volos, home of the famous monasteries of Meteora, sacred Lemnos, the ruins of ancient Sparta and the Byzantine hilltop city of Mystras.

Cruise the beautiful Dardanelles strait to Marmara, the smallest sea in the world, followed by the meeting point of continents, the Bosphorus, as you enter the crossroads of the ancient world, the legendary Black Sea.

Overnight in Odessa, home of the breathtaking Potemkin Steps, then explore the historic Roman port of Varna, built on the site of an ancient Thracian civilisation. Tour the architectural marvels of Constanza, the island of Corfu, Dubrovnik and the stunning Amalfi Coast, including the tragic ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Finally, experience a two-night hotel stay in the Italian capital of Rome, for plenty of time to uncover its many treasures.

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Itinerary

 Date  Port of Call Arrives Departs
 02 May 2019  Athens, Greece Hotel Stay Hotel Stay
 03 May 2019  Athens, Greece Hotel Stay Hotel Stay
 04 May 2019  Piraeus , Greece --- 18:00
 05 May 2019  Patmos, Greece 08:00 14:00
 06 May 2019  Skiathos, Greece 08:00 20:00
 07 May 2019  Volos, Greece 07:00 22:00
 08 May 2019  Lemnos, Greece 09:00 15:00
 09 May 2019  At Sea --- ---
 10 May 2019  Odessa, Ukraine 10:00 Overnight
 11 May 2019  Odessa, Ukraine --- 16:00 
 12 May 2019  Constanza, Romania 10:00 18:00
 13 May 2019  Varna, Bulgaria 08:00 18:00
 14 May 2019  At Sea --- ---
 15 May 2019  Piraeus , Greece 06:00 18:00
 16 May 2019  Gythion , Greece 07:00 20:00
 17 May 2019  Katakolon , Greece 08:00 19:00
 18 May 2019  Itea , Greece 07:00 18:00
 19 May 2019  Corfu , Greece 08:00 14:00
 20 May 2019  Dubrovnik , Croatia 07:00 19:00
 21 May 2019  Lecce (Brindisi) , Italy 07:00 14:00
 22 May 2019  Catania , Sicily 13:00 19:00
 23 May 2019  Sorrento , Italy 14:00 Overnight
 24 May 2019  Sorrento , Italy --- 18:00
 25 May 2019  Rome , Italy 08:00 Overnight
 26 May 2019  Rome , Italy --- Overnight
 27 May 2019  Rome , Italy --- ---
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* Ports of call may vary based on itinerary and departure dates selected

 

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Ports

Athens

You reach the bustling port of Piraeus, just a hop away from the ‘Mother of Civilisation’, peerless Athens. Redolent with mythology, what better place could there be to start the day than with a visit to the Acropolis? Now in ruins, the grandeur of this magnificent city is still breathtaking. You may also view the dramatic landscape of Attica at Cape Sounion.

Country - Athens
Distance from port to City - 11kms
Distance from port to Airport - 30kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
The Acropolis, Hill of the Muses, Hadrian's Arch

Piraeus (Athens)

Piraeus is located to the south of Athens. It is the capital of the Piraeus Prefecture and belongs to the Athens urban area. It was the port of the ancient city of Athens and it was chosen to serve as the modern port when Athens was re-founded in 1834. Piraeus remains one of the busiest shipping and industrial centres of the Mediterranean.

Country - Greece
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Currency - Euro Dollar (EUR)

Places of Interest
Greek Maritime Museum and Piraeus Archaeological Museum.

Patmos



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Skiathos



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Volos

Lemnos

Country - Greece

Odessa

"Pearl of the Black Sea." From the seafront, it is 192 monumental Potemkin Steps to bustling Primorsky Boulevard. Your reward: museums, shops, and delightful open-air cafes with views of the Gulf of Odessa.

Country - Ukraine
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 27kms
Currency - Hryvnia (UAH)

Places of Interest
Old Town, Opera House

Constanza

Varna

Country - Bulgaria
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Currency - Bulgarian Lev (BGN)

Places of Interest

Gythion

Katakolon

Katakolon was once ancient Olympia where the Olympic Games began in 776 B.C. Highlights include visiting the old Olympic site, admiring the old temples, altars and sanctuaries where ancient atheletes once competed.

Country - Greece
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Distance from port to Airport - 30kms
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Places of Interest
Ancient Olympia

Itea



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Corfu

One of lushest of the Greek Isles, Corfu is rimmed by dramatic blue waters and topped with tranquil hillside villages. A collection of quaint cafes in the town of Corfu and the island's secluded coves and sandy beaches could only be found in the Greek Isles.

Country - Greece
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 3kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Paleokastritsa, Palace of Achilleion, Monastey of the Virgin Mary

Dubrovnik (Croatia)

On the beautiful Adriatic coast sits the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik, where medieval ramparts encircle a tight maze of narrow streets and ornate stone buildings. The walls, completed in the 13th century, have a circumference of more than a mile and a half, and along with the Old City, have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Country - Croatia
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 20kms
Currency - Kuna (HRK)

Places of Interest
Rector's Palace, Cavtat, Old City

Lecce

Lecce (Italian: [ˈlettʃe] ( listen) or locally [ˈlɛttʃe]; Sicilian: Lecci, Griko: Luppìu, Latin: Lupiae, Ancient Greek: Ἀλήσιον) is a historic city of 93,300 inhabitants (2013) in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Lecce, the second province in the region by population, as well as one of the most important cities of Apulia. It is the main city of the Salentine Peninsula, a sub-peninsula at the heel of the Italian Peninsula and is over 2,000 years old.

Brindisi

Catania

Catania (Italian: [kaˈtaːnja] ( listen)) is an Italian city on the east coast of Sicily facing the Ionian Sea, between Messina and Syracuse. It is the capital of the Province of Catania, and is the second-largest city in Sicily, the tenth in Italy, and the hundredth-largest city in the European Union.

Sorrento

Renowned for its serene way of life, this romantic port exudes a special magic. Its dramatic bluffs and surrounding flowered hills bid travelers welcome to a town overflowing with charm and character. It is easy to relax in this languid southern Italian atmosphere

Country - Italy
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Distance from port to Airport - 50kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Amalfi Coast, Pompeii

Rome

Civitavecchia is the closest port to the Eternal city, Rome. Rome has been the focal point for many of the world's greatest artists, architects, rulers and philosophers. See Michelangelo’s masterly ceiling, the famous Swiss Guards in the Vatican and the Imperial splendours of the Colosseum. Climb the Spanish steps. And don’t forget to throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain to guarantee your return to this sublime city.

Country - Italy
Distance from port to City - 70kms
Distance from port to Airport - 100kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Vatican City, The Colluseum, Trevi Fountain

 

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Aegean Odyssey

MV Aegean Odyssey is a premium class ship that provides the best features of a mid-size ship such as gracious public rooms, a choice of restaurants and stability in inclement weather whilst offering the personal service and intimate surroundings of a small ship.

Originally a vessel carrying up to 570 passengers, Aegean Odyssey's new configuration includes generously-sized suites, deluxe staterooms and cabins, with and without balconies. She now carries an average of 350 passengers. These changes have enabled us to create a special level of accommodation entitled "Balcony Class" in categories A to D, which offers additional amenities such as complimentary soft drinks in your cabin and priority sightseeing boarding.

Classically elegant, but far from stuffy and formal, Aegean Odyssey has been designed to offer the sophisticated traveller every comfort at sea. With tastefully understated interiors, Aegean Odyssey combines the best of traditional elegance with all the modern conveniences of a first-class ship.


Dining

This ship has 3 restaurants
 

 
  • The Marco Polo (Lunch and Dinner)
  • The Terrace Cafe (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Tapas on the Terrace (Dinner)
  • Room service & late night snacks
     

Entertainment

  • Ambassador Lounge
  • Observation Lounge
  • 4 bars 
  • Lecture Theatre and Cinema

 

    Onboard Activities
  • Library
  • Shop
  • Photo Gallery 
  • Internet Centre 
  • Outdoor Pool 
  • Spa and Jacuzzi 
  • Athena Health Spa & Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Studio

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage 11,563 Tonnes
Star Rating TBA
Size/Style of Ship Small
Entered Service TBA
Registry Malta
Former Name None
Length 140.5 metres
Beam 20.4 metres
Draft 6.1 metres
Propulsion/Propellers 2 Stabilisers
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots) 18 knots
Passenger Capacity (twin) 378
Crew TBA
Nationality of Officers TBA
Nationality of Crew International
Total Cabins 198
Total Inside cabins 46
Total Outside cabins 152
Cabin/Suites with Balcony 38
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 2
Passenger Decks 7
Cabin Electricity 220v 110v transformers available
Elevators TBA
Self-Service Laundry No
Onboard Currency (subject to change) TBA

 

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