Mediterranean Montage<br>37 Night Istanbul to Nice

Mediterranean Montage
37 Night Istanbul to Nice

Ship: Azamara Quest
Cruise Line: Azamara Club Cruises
Departures:  21 April 2015
Duration: 37 Nights
Ports: Istanbul, Marseille, Venice, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Livorno, Kusadasi, Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Valletta, Sorrento, Split, Cadiz, Delos, Nice, Kotor, Piraeus, Ashdod, Tangier, Calvi, Korcula, Syracusa, Porto Venere, Anzac Cove, Paphos, Cruiseco Charter
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Istanbul
Airport gateway (Departure) : Nice

Join Cruiseco's exclusive voyage, Mediterranean Montage, and visit awe-inspiring destinations whilst being cosseted in absolute grandeur.


This Cruiseco Exclusive Luxury Charter includes:

  • 3 night luxury pre-cruise stay in Istanbul with tours of the city and Gallipoli
  • 34 night luxury cruise aboard Azamara Quest
  • 27 ports of call, including 11 late-night and 5 overnight stays
  • All onboard meals and house wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • Full on board program of entertainment, enhancement and port lectures
  • Sightseeing and transfers
  • Gratuities, port charges and taxes

Visit countries including:

Croatia ~ Cyprus ~ France ~ Greece ~ Israel ~ Italy ~ Malta ~ Montenegro ~ Morocco ~ Spain ~ Turkey



Daily itinerary is available in the brochure -  Click here to view the e-brochure

1 Tuesday 21 April 2015 Arrive Istanbul, Turkey
2 Wednesday 22 April 2015 Sightseeing Istanbul (B)
3 Thursday 23 April 2015  Day Tour to Gallipoli (B,L)
4 Friday 24 April 2015  Embark Azamara Quest
5 Saturday, 25 April 2015 Morning Sailing Past Anzac Cove
6 Sunday, 26 April 2015 Kusadasi, Turkey
7 Monday, 27 April 2015  Rhodes, Greece
8 Tuesday, 28 April 2015  Paphose, Cyprus
9 Wednesday, 29 April 2015  Ashdod, Israel
10 Thursday, 30 April 2015  At Sea
11 Friday, 1 May 2015  Santorini, Greece
12 Saturday, 2 May 2015 Delos &  Mykonos, Greece
13 Sunday, 3 May 2015 Piraeus, Greece
14 Monday, 4 May 2015 At Sea 
15 Tuesday, 5 May 2015 Corfu, Greece 
16 Wednesday, 6 May 2015 Kotor, Montenegro & Dubrovnik, Croatia 
17 Thursday, 7 May 2015 Dubrovnik, Croatia & Korcula, Croatia  
18 Friday, 8 May 2015 Split, Croatia 
19 Saturday, 9 May 2015 Venice, Italy
20 Sunday, 10 May 2015 At Sea
21 Monday, 11 May 2015 At Sea
22 Tuesday, 12 May 2015 Valletta, Malta
23 Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Syracusa, Sicily, Italy 
24 Thursday, 14 May 2015 Soreento, Italy
25 Friday, 15 May 2015 Sorrento, Italy 
26 Saturday, 16 May 2015 Civitavecchia, Italy
27 Sunday, 17 May 2015 Livorno, Italy
28 Monday, 18 May 2015 Portovernere, Italy  
29 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 Calvi, Corsica, France 
30 Wednesday, 20 May 2015 At Sea
31 Thursday, 21 May 2015 Tangier, Morocco  
32 Friday, 22 May 2015 Tangier, Morocco & Cadiz, Spain  
33 Saturday, 23 May 2015 Cadiz, Spain   
34 Sunday, 24 May 2015 At Sea
35 Monday, 25 May 2015 Barcelona, Spain
36 Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Marseille, France 
37 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 Nice, France
38 Thursday, 28 May 2015 Nice, France.  Disembark 



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


Category  Cabin Type TWIN SAHRE/ PP
12 Inside SOLD OUT
11 Inside $11,150
10 Inside $11,500
9 Inside $11,850
8 Oceanview $12,900
6 Oceanview SOLD OUT
5 Oceanview SOLD OUT
4 Oceanview SOLD OUT
V3 Veranda SOLD OUT
V2 Veranda SOLD OUT
VX Deluxe Veranda $16,400
N1 Suite $20,950
CO Club Ocean Suite SOLD OUT
CW Club owners suite SOLD OUT


* Conditions apply. Ask at time of booking. Single passengers must pay a single supplement.

*Prices are per person in AUD based on lowest available twin-share accommodation as at 2 February 2015. Price includes 34 night cruise aboard Azamara Quest, all main meals aboard, with port charges and onboard gratuities, three nights accommodation, extensive sightseeing and all  transfers in Istanbul. Single passengers must pay a single supplement. To be read in conjunction with full terms and conditions in the Cruiseco Exclusive Charter of the Azamara Quest 2015 brochure. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Subject to availability at time of booking. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply. ^Price does not include any additional accommodation or transfers made necessary due to flight schedules. 


Cabin Pricing

* All prices quoted are PER PERSON in Australian Dollars and include taxes, fees and port expenses (if applicable).
* All prices quoted are for the cruise departing on . Prices for alternative departure dates may vary.




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With its skyline aglow with the glimmer of domes and minarets, arriving in Istanbul is an unforgettable experience. The labyrinth of streets. Bustling bazaars. The serenity of the surrounding waters. This city offers one intriguing adventure after another. Explore Istanbul’s most famous monuments, from the Hippodrome to the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the old city walls. Its sheer size, wealth and beauty await you.

Country - Turkey
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 20kms
Currency - Turkish Lira (YTL)

Places of Interest
Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque


Marseille, the largest port in the Meditterranean and the second largest city in France, serves as your gateway to the lush fertile region of Provence and all its cultural contributions to gastronomic excellence, Impressionistic art, and ancient architecture.

Country - France
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 25kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Provence, Avignon, Aix en Provence


Breathe in the romance and Italian exuberance of this spellbinding city. Explore its mysterious and watery streets. Take a gondola ride to truly appreciate the atmosphere and architecture of the city. Sip a cappuccino in St. Mark’s Square or ride across the lagoon to the islands of Murano and Burano. From the Gothic arches of the Doges Palace to the intricate façade of St. Marks Cathedral, a day in Venice is bound to enchant you.

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

Places of Interest
Piazza San Marco, The Grand Canal, Murano and Burano


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


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


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


Meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus, now known as Kusadasi. Marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened Terrace Houses. Or, journey to three monumental cities of antiquity – Priene, Miletus and Didyma, renowned for their majestic temples and impressive, beautifully preserved stadiums.

Country - Turkey
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 75kms
Currency - Turkish Liyra (YTL)

Places of Interest
Ephesus, St John's Basilica, The Bazaar


Enjoy wandering through the narrow, winding streets of this delightful seaside village with its whitewashed houses, flowers and brightly painted shutters and doors. Stand beneath the windmills on the hill and visit the Archeological Museum and an old bakery still using a wood-burning stove and in operation since the 15th century!

Country - Greece
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 4kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
The Hora, The Beaches, Delos


Known as the sun island there are hardly any days when the sun does not shine. The third largest Greek Island, Rhodes today offers its visitor an abundance of year round leisure activities. The warm hospitality of the islanders, the natural beauty of the island and the monuments from her long and turbulent history are not to be missed.

Country - Greece (Rhodes)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 16kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Mandraki Harbour, Mt. Philerimos, Acropolis of Lindos


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


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


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


Split has a long tradition of collecting and caring for monuments. This interest appeared as early as the Renaissance. Diocletian's Palace, Mestrovic Gallery, the Archaeological Museum and the Temple of Jupiter are just a few of the impressive museums and galleries that shouldn't be missed.

Country - Croatia
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 25kms
Currency - Kuna (HRK)

Places of Interest
Diocletian Palace, Mestrovic Gallery, Archaelogical Museum


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


An uninhabited island at 10 kilometres from Mykonos, a vast archaeological site with superb monuments drawing thousands of visitors in pilgrimage. to what was for a thousand years. Today people visit Delos for it was for a thousand years or so after the ninth century BC, the political and religious center of the Aegean. The archaeological site covers almost the entire island, starting on the west side, where the sacred harbor was. From the harbor, a majestic sacred way led to the Sanctuary of Apollo, where there were temples, altars, votive offerings and other buildings. There are ruins of four temples to Apollo, one of them known as the Temple of the Athenians.

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

Places of Interest

Terrace of the Lions, Delos Museum, Temple of the Athenians, Region of the Sacred Lake


Nice France is a sparkling jewel on the French Riviera. Charming markets, narrow lanes, and all the enchantments of France, including art, food, and gorgeous architecture are present in Nice. Located along the Mediterranean Sea, Nice France features long promenades, pebbly beaches, and good weather. In town you’ll find picturesque buildings, art museums, and good hotels. Nice vacations were favored by aristocrats during the Victorian period. Today, Nice is a popular destination for a multitude of travelers, and offers a variety of things to do and see.

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

Places of Interest
Old Town, Beaches, French Riviera


Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors, with many stories to tell. The Old City of Kotor is a well preserved urbanisation typical of the Middle Ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor an UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site".

Country - Montenegro
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from Port to Airport - 6kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Old Town, Bastion Citade


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.



Tangier is a city located in northern Morocco, on the North African coast where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic. Tangier is famous for its beaches, cafes and gardens.

Country - Morocco
Distance from port to City - 2kms
Distance from port to Airport - 12kms
Currency - Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Places of Interest
Place de France, The Grand Socco Markets, Mendoubia Gardens, Caves of Hercules


Calvi is situated on the northwest of the French island of Corsica, and is one of its most popoular towns. 

Country - France
Distance from port to City - <1km
Distance from port to Airport - 6kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
The Citadel, L'Eglise Santa Maria


Korcula Island is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic sea. It is also one of the most popular travel destinations in this part of Croatia. The majority of inhabitants live off tourism and agriculture (vines, olive-trees, vegetables and citrus fruits).

Distance from port to City
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Places of Interest


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Places of Interest

Porto Venere

Anzac Cove

ANZAC Cove, located along the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. Turkey became famous as the site of the First World War landing of the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps)Tourists may visit significant War Memorials and remembrance museums as well as historic landmarks.


Here, where Aphrodite was once born from the foam of the sea, you will walk along the traces of ancient Paphos* today. Countless pilgrims streamed to the places of pilgrimage in honour of the goddess of love more than 2,000 years ago, and even today magnificent, colourful mosaics such as those in the House of Dionysus recall this thriving age on the island. A hike through nature on the island promises idyllic hours. The route leads you through the deserted Turkish villages Phasil and Androlikou, past olive and almond trees, on to Neochorio. Enjoy a time of peace and quiet and the magnificent views of the blue ocean as you walk on the island of sun.

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Azamara Club Cruises

Azamara Club Cruises

Welcome to Azamara Club Cruises, a boutique cruise line of distinction. It's a sophisticated yet relaxed way of traveling that delivers unique destinations. We know every port of call like we live there, and we share our insider's knowledge of the best sights, museums, shops and restaurants, allowing our guests to immerse themselves in the destination.

Azamara Club Cruises takes our guests to destinations, and creates experiences that are once in a lifetime. See the world through the local culture and its music, dance, art and history, or enjoy a more active excursion on extended biking trips, golf, walking or hiking. Shopping and dining are musts, of course, and our local experts can prepare you for your time ashore with insights about the right local flavors and tastes, as well as in-depth knowledge about local artisans and shops.

Not only are we destination specialists, we also provide an onboard environment of wellness and vitality with a relaxing and pampering spa, multiple gourmet dining options, specialty wines from around the globe, extraordinary service and an amazingly social environment.

Why Azamara Club Cruises? Because our guests are truly part of a club whose members love to explore the globe, and enjoy being treated to the warmth and hospitality of our onboard staff, on smaller, more intimate ships. Join us soon, and become an instant member of Le Club Voyage.

If you're on a quest to see the world, journey onboard the Azamara Club Cruises ships.


Ship info

Azamara Quest

Specifically designed to be smaller and more sleek than most cruise ships, Azamara Quest, like her sister ship, Azamara Journey, is filled bow-to-stern with wondrous luxuries and appointments that enhance your voyage of discovery-making it one that you won't soon forget.

Quest boasts two specialty restaurants, concierge amenities, our Spa and Wellness Center, piano bar, Wine Bar, live entertainment, daily enrichment programs (such as evening lectures), and much more. Satisfy your appetite for luxury and adventure on board Quest.

  • Mosiac Cafe
  • Aqualina
  • Prime C
  • The Wine Cellar
  • Discoveries Restaurant
  • Windows Cafe
  • Pool Grill
  • Looking Glass


  • Martini bar
  • Casino

Onboard Activities

  • Main Pool
  • Aqua spa by Elemis
  • Acupuncture at Sea
  • Internet access 

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage
  30,277 Tonnes
Star Rating
  Not Rated 
Size/Style of Ship   Medium/Luxury
Entered Service   November 2000
Registry   N/A
Former Name   Blue Moon
Length   181 metres
Beam   25.5 metres
Draft   6 Metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel-electric (18,600kW)/2
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   22
Passenger Capacity (twin)
Crew   390
Nationality of Officers    
Nationality of Crew    
Total Cabins   355
Total Inside cabins   26
Total Outside cabins   329
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   241
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   6
Passenger Decks   8
Cabin Electricity
Self-Service Laundry
Onboard Currency (subject to change)    

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