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Aegean Odyssey<br>13 Nights Classical Civilisations of The Southern Mediterranean<br>Malaga to Athens

Aegean Odyssey
13 Nights Classical Civilisations of The Southern Mediterranean
Malaga to Athens

Ship: Aegean Odyssey
Cruise Line: Voyages to Antiquity
Departures:  13 April 2019
Duration: 13 Nights
Ports: Malaga, Trapani, Palermo, Catania, Valletta (Malta), Chania, Heraklion, Santorini, Piraeus (Athens), Athens
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Malaga
Airport gateway (Departure) : Athens

This voyage departs from Malaga to chart a course through what was known in centuries past as the Middle Sea, beginning with the fabulous island of Sicily and the ancient temples at Segesta.

You’ll also explore the sparkling mosaics of Monreale Cathedral and tour the palaces of Palermo. Sail into the Grand Harbour of Valletta in Malta and visit the Minoan settlement of Akrotiri as well as the Cretan Palace of Knossos, home of the legendary Minotaur’s labyrinth. You may also see the outstanding collection of Greek and Roman ruins in Syracuse, or the delightful medieval character of Taormina.

Step ashore in Chania’s Old Town and learn more about the architectural legacies of its turbulent past. Relax and enjoy the stunning views from Santorini’s beautiful clifftop village of Oia, then end your journey with a two-night hotel stay in the Greek capital, for the very best of its ancient sights, including the Acropolis and Parthenon.

Itinerary

 Date  Port of Call Arrives Departs
 13 April 2019  Malaga, Spain --- 19:00
 14 April 2019  At Sea --- ---
 15 April 2019  At Sea --- ---
 16 April 2019  Trapani, Sicily noon 22:00
 17 April 2019  Palermo, Sicily 07:00 17:00
 18 April 2019  Catania, Sicily 08:00 19:00
 19 April 2019  Valleta, Malta 07:00 18:00
 20 April 2019  At Sea 08:00 Overnight
 21 April 2019  Chania, Crete, Greece 09:00 11:00
 22 April 2019  Heraklion, Crete, Greece 07:00 Midnight
 23 April 2019  Santorini, Greece 08:00 18:00
 24 April 2019  Piraeus, Greece 06:00 Hotel Stay
 25 April 2019  Athens, Greece --- Hotel Stay
 26 April 2019  Athens, Greece --- ---

 

 

 

 

* Ports of call may vary based on itinerary and departure dates selected

 

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Ports

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

Trapani

Trapani is a coastal town in north-west Sicily which has been a fishing village since ancient times. Also known for its rich salt deposits, this town has a well preserved history. From the Annunciation Sanctuary to the Giudecca Palace and the Pepoli Museum, there is enough Romanesque, Gothic and Medieval treasure for history buffs to enjoy. In the evening, find a windmill from which to admire the gorgeous western mediterranean sunset.

Country - Italy
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 85kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
 

Annunciation Sanctuary, Giudecca Palace, Pepoli Museum

Palermo

Immerse yourself in the glorious history of this ancient city and its magnificant monuments like the imposing Norman Cathedral and the majestic 9th Century Arab palace and its breathtaking Palatine Chapel. Admire the marvelous opera house and the artifacts in the archaelogical museum

Country -  Italy
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 32kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Quattro Canti, Museo Archeologico, Gesu Church

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.

Valletta (Malta)

Strategically located on Mount Sceberras overlooking the Grand and Marsamxett harbours is Valletta, the capital of Malta and an icon of baroque architecture. It is a city steeped in history, culture and religion with elaborate fortifications, palaces, museums and churches. Amongst the notable highlights are the Grand Co-Cathedral of St. John, the monastoic church of the knights of St. John, the Grand Master's Palace, Mdina, the famed walled city, war and archeological museums.

Country -  Malta
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 10kms
Currency - Maltese Liyra (MTL)

Places of Interest
Hager Qim, Mnajdra, Mellieha

Chania

Much of the old town district of Chania was developed around its harbour, which was built by the Venetians during the 14th century. Here you’ll find historical attractions like the Archaeological Museum and the former Monastery of Saint Francis.

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

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Heraklion

Located between the prefecture of Rethymno and the one of Lassithi, the city Heraklion is full of wonderful beaches, interesting archaeological sites, amazing landscapes, picturesque villages and impressive gorges. Highlights include the Great Minoan ruins of the Palace of Knossos and the Lassithi Plateau with its orchids, 7,000 windmills and ancient villages

Country - Greece (Crete)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 5kms
Currency - Australian Dollars (AUD)

Places of Interest
Venezian Castle, Museum of Natural History, Lions Square

Santorini

Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The island's charm and subtle mystery have even made it a target of speculation as the location of the lost city of Atlantis.

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

Places of Interest
Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Fira

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
Distance from port to City -
Distance to Airport
Currency - Euro Dollar (EUR)

Places of Interest
Greek Maritime Museum and Piraeus Archaeological Museum.

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

 

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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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