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Aegean Odyssey<br>49 Nights Grand Voyage<br>Athens to London

Aegean Odyssey
49 Nights Grand Voyage
Athens to London

Ship: Aegean Odyssey
Cruise Line: Voyages to Antiquity
Departures:  02 May 2019
Duration: 49 Nights
Ports: Athens, Piraeus (Athens), Patmos, Skiathos, Volos, Lemnos, Odessa, Constanza, Varna, Gythion, Katakolon, Itea, Corfu, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Lecce, Brindisi, Catania, Sorrento, Rome, Florence, Livorno, Elba, Bonifacio, Ajaccio, Mahon/Menorca, Palma, Malaga, Gibraltar, Cadiz, Seville, Lisbon, Oporto, Vigo, Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Guernsey, Honfleur, London
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Athens
Airport gateway (Departure) : London

This magnificent odyssey begins with a two-night hotel stay in Athens. Then board Aegean Odyssey for Renaissance Italy and the legendary Black Sea, the Moorish masterpieces of Iberia and the idyllic countryside of France.

Along the way experience the magic of the Aegean islands, historic Odessa, Roman Varna and beautiful Constanza. Cruise Corfu and Dubrovnik to the stunning Amalfi Coast, for visits to the tragic ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Discover the Italian capital of Rome and the Renaissance treasures of Florence and Pisa, home of the iconic Leaning Tower. Cruise to Spanish Menorca and Majorca, then visit Moorish Palaces and try some sherry in Cadiz. Step ashore in Gibraltar and cruise the Guadalquivir River to Seville.

The pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela and the medieval relics of Oporto and Lisbon offer more unmissable landmarks on this fantastic voyage. You will also visit the Atlantic port of La Rochelle and enjoy wine tasting in Bordeaux. Finally, the Channel Islands and the Normandy coast of France are the perfect prelude to an extraordinary two-night stay in a top London hotel.

 

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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 18:00
 26 May 2019  Florence (Livorno) , Italy 08:00 Overnight
 27 May 2019  Pisa & Lucca (Livorno) , Italy --- 18:00
 28 May 2019  Elba , Italy 08:00 18:00
 29 May 2019  Bonifacio , Corsica 13:00 Midnight
 30 May 2019  Ajaccio , France 07:00 13:00
 31 May 2019  Mahon , Spain 09:00 20:00
 01 Jun 2019  Palma , Spain 08:00 18:00
 02 Jun 2019  At Sea --- ---
 03 Jun 2019  Malaga , Spain 08:00 23:00
 04 Jun 2019  Gibraltar , Gibraltar 07:00 18:00
 05 Jun 2019  Cadiz , Spain 06:00 12:30
 05 Jun 2019  Seville , Spain 21:30 Overnight
 06 Jun 2019  Seville , Spain --- 22:00
 07 Jun 2019  At Sea --- ---
 08 Jun 2019  Lisbon , Portugal 07:00 20:00
 09 Jun 2019  Oporto , Portugal 13:00 20:00
 10 Jun 2019  Vigo , Spain 06:00 20:00
 11 Jun 2019  At sea --- ---
 12 Jun 2019  Bordeaux , France 05:00 Overnight
 13 Jun 2019  Bordeaux , France --- 16:00
 14 Jun 2019  La Rochelle , France 08:00 20:00
 15 Jun 2019  At Sea --- ---
 16 Jun 2019  Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK 08:00 18:00
 17 Jun 2019  Honfleur , France 08:00 Hotel stay
 18 Jun 2019  London (Tilbury), England, UK --- Hotel Stay
 19 Jun 2019  London, England, UK --- ---
 20 Jun 2019  London, England, UK --- ---
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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
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 30kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

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
Distance from port to City - 0kms
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

Florence

Livorno

The lovely seaport of Livorno serves as a gateway to the opulence and artistry of Florence and the quiet intimacy and history of Pisa. Florence, the jewel of the Renaissance, symbolizes the wealth and power of Italy's golden age more than any other city in Italy.

Country - Italy
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 33kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, Leaning Tower of Pisa

Elba

As soon as you step ashore in Elba's cruise harbour Portoferraio, you will feel the centuries slip away as you imagine how Napoleon felt when he arrived to start his first period in exile. Steeped in history running way back to the Romans and Etruscans - Greek mythology even has it that Jason's Argonauts came this way too - Elba has prospered ever since the medieval Medicis arrived. You will see an imposing Medici fort, as well as a Martello Tower and second fort (Stella), looking down on you as you cruise into the harbour and then walk through the Porta a Mare archway into an old town full of cafés, bars and shops. Touring around Elba, you will enjoy beautiful scenery and discover hidden coves and beaches. You can even take a funicular to enjoy the panoramic views from the top of 3,200ft Mount Capanne. A visit to Napoleon's ornate summerhouse and gardens at San Martino will also be on your wish list.  

Country - Italy
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Places of Interest
Napoleon's summer house, Gardens at San Martino, Mount Capanne

Bonifacio

Stroll down the narrow, twisting lanes of this lovely walled cliff top medieval town past ancient buildings where native son Napoleon walked when he commanded the local garrison in 1793. Visit stunning churches like Ste. Marie-Majeur, a 12th-century structure with a fountain that collects rainwater and the old market. Or explore the starkly beautiful countryside and Sartène, a traditional Corsican town.

Country - France (Corsica)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 30kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Sartene, Aiguilles de Bavella, Fillitosa

Ajaccio

Ajaccio is located on the west coast of the island of Corsica. The birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, in this quaint little town you can visit the house in which he was born, the town also features numerous statues and streets named after him. The history of Ajaccio is distinctly french, the harbour lies to the east of the town and is protected on the south by a peninsula.

Country -  France (Corsica)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 5kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Propriano, Campomoro, Filitosa

Mahon/Menorca

One of the small, sun-bleached Balearic Islands that dot the Mediterranean east of the Spanish mainland, Menorca draws glimmering yachts and elite visitors from the mainland to its pretty beaches and rustic landscape. Mahón, perched on steep cliffs, overlooks the harbor and sports a distinctly British style, evidence of its occupied past.
 

 

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Palma

Mallorca is the Balearic Island's -- largest land mass and a sun worshipper's paradise. Its capital city of Palma boasts dramatic Gothic architecture, charming hilltop villages, olive groves and hidden beaches.

Country - Spain
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 9kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, Castell de Bellver, Pueblo Espanol

Malaga

Malaga is famous for its art galleries Museo Picasso, Malaga Fine arts museum, the Roman theatre and the  On the city outskirts you have the Alhambra Gardens and the charming resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus

Country - Spain
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 8kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Castillo de Gibralfaro, Alcazaba, Picasso Birthplace

Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British colony less than three-square miles in area, and one of the most renowned strategic military strong points in the world. Here you will find a mixture of ethnicity, with Spaniards, Moors, Arabs and British settlers making up the population. The famous Rock of Gibraltar is the reason why so many tourists flock to this part of the world

Country - Gibraltar
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 1kms
Currency - Gibraltar Pound (GIP)

Places of Interest
Rock of Gibraltar, Great Siege Tunnels, Ape's Den

Cadiz

From Cadiz you can taste the sherries of Jerez and visit an Andalusian equestrian school, or drive through cork plantations to see the marvelous city of Seville with its Alcazar Royal Palace. Cadiz itself boasts a 13th-century cathedral and ancient castle walls.

Country - Spain
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 10kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Andalusian Equestrian School, Seville, Cadiz Castle

Seville

Spain's gateway to the Atlantic, Cadiz welcomes you to 3,000 years of history and to the nearby city of Seville, famed for its bullfights, flamenco and flower-filled patios. Columbus crossed the ocean blue from Andalusia, forever tying the Americas to Seville

Country - Spain
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 140kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Royal Alcazar, Cathedral of Seville

Lisbon

With over twenty centuries of history, this beautiful city boasts tile covered building façades and narrow Medieval streets, most of which still remain today. The port's strategic location brought about Portugal's great wave of exploration during the 15th century. Trade routes from the east brought rich and varied spices, textiles and foreign influences.

Country - Portugal
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 8kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
St Jorge Castle, Praca do Comercio, Gulbenkian Museum

Oporto

Oporto (also known as Porto) is a city in northern Portugal and is the second largest city in Portugal. One of Portugal's most internationally famous products, Port wine, was named after the city because it was originally shipped from the area or, more precisely, from Vila Nova de Gaia, a city just across the river which belongs to the same conurbation. Porto is well known for its enterprising spirit, characteristic culture, people, and local cuisine. Ribeira, the historic Centre of Porto, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (1996).
 
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- Portugal
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Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Historic Centre of Oporto, Casa da Musica, Oporto Cathedral, Clerigos Church

Vigo

Located in the southwest corner of Spain known as Galacia, the densely populated city of Vigo receives more sunshine and less rainfall than the entire area's annual average. Ancient Romans enjoyed the mild climate and established the surrounding region as a bathing resort. Today, this coastal port city abounds with gardens, pinewoods and wild flowers in all seasons, and the inhabitants' Celtic roots are marked by folk legends and bagpipe celebrations.

Country - Spain
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 390kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Santiago de Compostela, El Castro, Calle Real

Bordeaux

At the mouth of the Gironde Estuary, the port of Le Verdon is your gateway to the bustling city of Bordeaux and its fine winemaking industry. Pass through through pastoral settings of charming chateaux, fertile vineyards and the Medoc region's low rising hills on the way to the famous wine producing region

Country - France
Distance from port to City - 105kms
Distance to Airport - 115kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Bordeaux Wine Country, Basilique St Michel

La Rochelle

Guernsey

Guernsey (/ˈɡɜrnzi/ GURN-zee), officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (French: Bailliage de Guernesey, IPA: [bajaʒ də ɡɛʁnəzɛ]), is a possession of the British Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As a bailiwick, Guernsey embraces not only all ten parishes on the island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Alderney and Sark – each with its own parliament – and the smaller islands of Herm, Jethou and Lihou. Although its defence is the responsibility of the United Kingdom,[3] the Bailiwick is not part of the United Kingdom but rather a possession of the British Crown. It lies within the Common Travel Area of the British Isles and is not a member of the European Union, but has a special relationship with it, being treated as part of the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods. Together, the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Bailiwick of Jersey form the geographical grouping known as the Channel Islands.

Honfleur

Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France. It is located on the southern bank of the estuary of the Seine across from le Havre and very close to the exit of the Pont de Normandie.

Country - France
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from Port to Airport - 0kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest

Pont de Normandie, Eugène Boudin Museum, Maisons Satie, Saint Catherine's Church, Notre Dame de Grace

London

London is an enormous cosmopolitan city, with all the cultural and gastronomic attractions you'd expect from a world capital. Stretching for more than 30 miles on either side of the River Thames, it is Europe's largest city, with a diverse population of about eight million. Southampton is one of several port cities and a gateway to London.

Country - England
Distance from port to City - 100kms
Distance from port to Airport - 100kms
Currency - Pound (GBP)

Places of Interest
Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Bridge

 

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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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