Celestyal Cruise, Idyllic Aegean - 7 nights

Set sail on a 7 night Aegean cruise to explore Greek islands, history, culture, and cuisine. Enjoy guided tours and Mediterranean delights aboard the Celestyal Olympia.

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Set sail on a 7 night cruise to uncover the enchanting beauty of the Aegean Sea and immerse yourself in the captivating history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine of the Greek islands. Roam through rugged terrains, wander through picturesque villages, and journey back in time with expertly guided tours of the Palace of Knossos and the remarkably preserved ancient city of Ephesus, nestled in the heart of the Eastern Mediterranean. Savour the authentic flavours of Mediterranean gastronomy and embrace the enduring Greek way of life as you cruise aboard the magnificent Celestyal Journey vessel. 

Day 1: Saturday - Athens, Greece

Your perfect getaway starts in Athens. Take your time exploring the city, absorbing its unique atmosphere, and enjoying the sights around the port. Afterward, get ready for an exhilarating adventure as our cruise departs from Piraeus at 17:00

Day 2: Sunday - Thessaloniki, Greece

Arrive in Thessaloniki at 12:30. Greece's second-largest city after Athens, boasts stunning coastal beauty and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Centuries of cultural fusion have transformed Thessaloniki into a culinary paradise, teeming with an abundance of exceptional restaurants and charming eateries. Depart at 18:00 for Kusadasi. 

Day 3: Monday - Kusadasi, Turkey

Arrive in the charming coastal town of Kusadasi by 13:00 and enjoy some leisure time to explore the bustling port-side bazaar. Alternatively, you can opt for an optional guided tour to explore the iconic Hellenistic ruins of Ephesus, a wonder of the ancient world. Depart to Crete at 20:00. Optional tours available.

Day 4: Tuesday - Crete, Greece

As we pull into Crete at 10:00, you have the chance to snap the imposing 16th century walls of Koules Fortress. Here you can enjoy the calm of the stunning waterfront or opt to go on a whirlwind adventure of the Cretan countryside.o immerse yourself in Crete's history, visit the Palace of Knossos, where you can delve into Europe's earliest civilization at the Knossos Museum. Your departure for Santorini is scheduled for 07:00. Optional tours available. 

Day 5: Wednesday - Santorini, Greece

Explore Fira and Oia's quaint villages, capturing the charm of white-washed houses and blue-domed churches perched on caldera cliffs. As day turns to night, savor the joy of Santorini's legendary sunsets adorning the sky with captivating colours. Depart at 00:30 to Mykonos. Optional tours available. 

Day 6: Thursday - Mykonos, Greece 

Arrive in Mykonos at 08:00, where you can immerse yourself in the island's vibrant scene. Explore a variety of bars, dine at restaurants, discover luxury boutique-style shops, and wander through the historic town center with its charming white-washed houses and winding labyrinthine streets. We'll set sail for Milos early hours on Friday morning. Optional tours available.

Day 7: Friday - Milos, Greece

Arrive in Milos at 09:00 and immerse yourself in the captivating landscape of this Greek island. Its volcanic origins are evident in the bewitching terrain, where dramatic rock formations emerge from crystalline waters, shaping the stunning coastline. Optional tours available.

Day 8: Saturday - Athens, Greece 

As your cruise journey comes to an end, the alluring city of Athens awaits. Explore the vibrant side streets full of life and culture or venture towards the Acropolis for a breathtaking vista of the city. Optional tours available. 

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For any dietary requirements, please advise at the time of booking. 

Olympic Rating: Cruise

Official Rating: 4 Star

Accommodation

All below room types are available on a request basis

Cabin IA, IB & IC Interior Cosmo Cabins sleeps up to 4 persons featuring two lower beds and arrangements including one upper bed, one single or double sofa bed bunk, bathroom with shower, telephone, hairdryer, safety deposit box and TV. Single beds can be pushed together upon request. Cabin IA located on deck 4, Cabin IB located on deck 5 and 9. IC located on 5,6,9 and 10.  

Cabin XA Exterior Staterooms sleeps up to 4 persons featuring a porthole on deck 4. Single beds can be pushed together upon request. All the other facilities are as per cabin IA, IB & IC.

Cabin XB Exterior Stateroom sleeps up to 4 persons featuring a window on deck 4 with sea view. Single beds can be pushed together upon request, All the other facilities are as per cabin IA, IB & IC. 

Cabin XBO Exterior Stateroom sleeps up to 2 persons featuring obstructed view on deck 6 with two lower beds and all the other facilities as per the cabin IA, IB & IC. 

Cabin XC Exterior Stateroom sleeps up to 4 persons featuring a window with sea view on deck 4 and 5 with two lower beds and arrangements including one upper bed and one single or double sofa bed. All the other acilities are as per cabin IA, IB & IC.

Cabin XD Exterior Stateroom sleeps up to 4 persons featuring a window with sea view on deck 5 and 9 with two lower beds and arrnagements including one single or double sofa bed bunk, All the other facilities as per cabin IA, IB & IC. 

Cabin SP The Stargazer Suite sleeps up to 4 persons featuring a balcony on deck 10, double bed and and double sofa bed, bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub and shower, catering and dining area and all the other facilities as per cabin IA, IB & IC. The suites have access to priority check, concierge service, exclusive access to Rays - secluded sunbathing and relaxation area, dining areas in the Smoked Olive and Pink Moon restaurants for all meals, access to Compass lounge. 

Cabin SG - Grand Suite sleeps up to 3 persons featuring a double bed, sofa bed, mini bar and a large balcony with sea views. The suites are located on deck 9 and all the other facilities are as per cabin IA, IB & IC. 

Cabin SJA, SJB & SJC Junior Dream Suite sleeps up to 3 persons featuring a balcony and panoramic window on deck 9 with two lower beds and a single sofa bed, bathroom with jet tub or shower. All the other facilities are as per the cabin IA, IB & IC. The suites have designated dining areas in the Smoked Olive and Pink Moon restaurants for all meals. 

Amenities

  • Reception 
  • Duty free shop 
  • 7 restaurants
  • 8 bars 
  • Agora shops
  • WiFi (payable locally)
  • Medical assistance (payable locally) 
  • Laundry service (payable locally) 

Entertainment

  • Disco
  • Amphitheatre 

Leisure Activities

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Sundeck 
  • Gym 
  • Jacuzzi 
  • Sauna 
  • Video arcade
  • Tennis 
  • Basketball 
  • Casino ( for ages 18+ and payable locally)

For Children

  • Kids room 

Cuisine

Restaurants: Seven restaurants and the introduction of the exclusive Chef's Table, Celestyal Journey is committed to providing  guests with more of what they cherish the most. Whether guests choose to dine at Thalassa Restaurant or opt for the relaxed atmosphere of Leda Casual Dining, every guest is treated to a stylish culinary experience. 

Bars: No matter your drink preference, the eight bars provide a wide selection of both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Grab a beer and enjoy one of our daily spectacular shows at the Amphitheatre, soak in the vibrant atmosphere at the Blue Bar and Lounge or visit the Martini Bar to savour one of the exclusive signature  cocktails.

Full Board Basis: Available at 'The Taverna,' where breakfast is served buffet-style, and lunch and dinner are offered à la carte. Additionally, 'Thalassa' restaurant provides a casual dining experience with a buffet-style setup. During meal times, guests can enjoy complimentary beverages including beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, and coffee, all served by the glass.

Spa

  • Thermal Suites and Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Relaxation Room 
  • Beauty centre

The above services are payable locally.

Important Information

 Included: 

  • 7 night accommodation with full board basis
  • Crew
  • Daily activities and entertainment 
  • Selected drinks with meals 
  • £65 excursion discount (must be used 48 hours before they get on board) 
  • Port charges
  • Gratitudes

Not included: 

  • Travel insurance 
  • Optional tours in each destination 
  • Drinks outside meal times
  • Restaurants that do not serve full board 
  • All extra purchases on board are charged to the stateroom account and will be settled on check out. 

To book your 7 night Cruise, call our specialist team on 020 8492 6868

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