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Crystal Serenity <br> 7 Night Ionian Impressions <br> Athens to Rome

Crystal Serenity
7 Night Ionian Impressions
Athens to Rome

Ship: Crystal Serenity
Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises - Ocean
Departures:  04 May 2019
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Piraeus (Athens), Nafplion, Santorini, Valletta (Malta), Taormina, Sorrento, Civitavecchia
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Athens
Airport gateway (Departure) : Rome

Itinerary

DATE

PORTS

ARRIVAL

DEPART

May 04, Saturday

Athens/Piraeus, Greece

 

9 PM

May 05, Sunday

Nafplion (Navplion)

8 AM

6 PM

May 06, Monday

Santorini/Thíra, Greece

7 AM

10 PM

May 07, Tuesday

Cruising the Ionian Sea

 

 

May 08, Wednesday

Valletta, Malta

8 AM

9 PM

May 09, Thursday

Taormina/Giardini Naxos, Italy

7 AM

6 PM

May 10, Friday

Sorrento, Italy

7 AM

7 PM

May 11, Saturday

Rome/Civitavecchia, Italy

6 AM

 


 

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

 

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Ports

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.

Nafplion

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

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

Taormina

Enjoy magnificent panoramic views on the way up to the town where you can stroll down medieval lanes past stunning palaces. See the famed Greek Theater and its fantastic view of Mt. Etna. Or take a trip to the volcano itself and get a first-hand look at cones, craters and lava streams from previous eruptions and a fantastic view over the Gulf of Catania. Venture into the countryside and its lovely hill towns, one with a Norman Castle built of black lava, and visit beautiful old Catania.

Country - Italy
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 55kms
Currency - Euro (EUR)

Places of Interest
Messina Gate, Clock Tower, Arabian Necropolis

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

Civitavecchia

Civitavecchia is the closest port to Rome. It serves mostly as a gateway, however there are still a few points of interest in this seaside town. Most notably the Fort of Michelangelo, built in the 1500s as a major defence post. Also of interest are the ancient ruins of the Baths of Traiano, a complex of Roman Baths once used for their therapeutic benefits.


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

Places of Interest
Fort of Michelangelo, Baths of Traiano

 

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Crystal Cruises - Ocean

Crystal Cruises - Ocean

Luxury, as they say, is in the details. It is so often the little details that make all the difference. And on a Crystal cruise, the differences are many. Here are some of the things that set us apart and have resulted in us receiving "World's Best Large-Ship Cruise Line" honors year after year.

Exclusive to the Crystal Experience

* Full 360° open air teak Promenade Deck with exclusive WOW® - "Walk on Water" - fitness program
* The Bistro, our popular European-style coffee and wine bar, which offers complimentary specialty coffee and tea drinks, along with light snacks served throughout the day
* Up to seven evening dining options including a choice of classic main or late seating in our Crystal Dining Room, or open seating in our specialty restaurants, so guests can always choose where, when and with whom they would like to dine
* European-trained wait staff in the Crystal Dining Room and in our specialty restaurants featuring the cuisine of Nobu Matsuhisa, Wolfgang Puck and Piero Selvaggio
* Wine cellar with more than 200 vintages including Crystal's exclusive "C" label
* Crystal Casino: offering mini-Baccarat, dice tables, roulette, blackjack and over 100 slot machines, all governed by the State of Nevada Gaming Regulations
* Our innovative Creative Learning Institute®, offering complimentary Yamaha piano lessons and Berlitz language classes on every cruise; and on select sailings, special certification enrichment with Cleveland Clinic Wellness Seminars, Pepperdine University Business Seminars, the Smithsonian Associates, Society of Wine Educators and Sotheby's
* Computer University@Sea® facility with 24-hour e-mail and Internet access plus instruction in the latest software
* The only Feng Shui-inspired spa at sea featuring exotic massages, facial therapies and energy boosting treatments
* One of the highest space per guest ratios at sea, offering Crystal Cruises' unparalleled service in luxurious comfortable surroundings
* Pre-reservations available for all optional Crystal Adventures shore excursions
* Crystal Society Rewards and Recognition Program for returning guests

Always included in the Crystal Experience

* Frette bathrobes and Aveda bath products in every stateroom
* Egyptian cotton linens and menu of pillow options for every bed
* All meals served on elegant Villeroy & Boch china and all wine served in fine Riedel crystal in the Crystal Dining Room
* Most staterooms feature spacious private verandahs with table and chairs for casual dining or relaxing
* Stateroom Internet access, television and DVD player to keep in touch with the world if you so choose
* Penthouse butler service with personal bar
* Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffee drinks throughout the ship
* Abundant space, exceptional quality, numerous choices and award-winning service
* Complimentary wi-fi internet access - one free hour per guest, per day for Deluxe Stateroom and Penthouse guests ; 90 minutes for Penthouse Suite guests



Take your next voyage with Crystal and discover for yourself why the difference is Crystal clear.

 

Smoking Policy

Effective from the first cruise in 2014, Crystal Cruises will eliminate smoking in all indoor areas, except for the Connoisseur Club smoking lounge. Outside smoking will be allowed in a limited number of designated places.

 

Ship info

Crystal Serenity


At 68,000 tons and capable of serving 1,080 guests, Crystal Serenity is our largest ship. However, like her sister ship, she maintains one of the highest space-per-guest ratios at sea, so you'll never feel crowded. Featuring many of the same popular public spaces and amenities as Crystal Symphony, Crystal Serenity serves up innovation in the form of new dining venues like Tastes, Silk Road and The Sushi Bar.
 


Dining

  • Lido Cafe
  • Tastes
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • Palm Court
  • Crystal Dining Room
  • The Silk Road
  • The Sushi Bar
  • Prego
  • In-Suite & In Stateroom Dining
  • The Vintage Room



Entertainment

  • The Galaxy Lounge
  • Crystal Casino
  • Dazzling Production Shows
  • Celebrity Entertainers
  • Crystal Cove
  • Avenue Salon
  • Starlite Club
  • Stardust Club
  • Club 2100
  • Hollywood Theatre

 


Onboard Activities

  • Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Crystal Salon
  • Crystal Spa & Fitness Centre
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • Jogging Track
  • Paddle Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Golf Driving Range
  • Putting Greens
  • Shuffleboard


Smoking Policy

Effective from the first cruise in 2014, Crystal Cruises will eliminate smoking in all indoor areas, except for the Connoisseur Club smoking lounge. Outside smoking will be allowed in a limited number of designated places.



 

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage
 
  68,000 Tonnes
Star Rating
 
  5 Star
Size/Style of Ship   Mid/Luxury
Entered Service   Jul 2003
 
Registry   Bahamas
 
Former Name   None
 
Length   250 metres
 
Beam   31 metres
 
Draft   7.6 metres
Propulsion/Propellers   2 Pods/Diesel Power
 
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   20
Passenger Capacity (twin)
 
  1,100
Crew   655
Nationality of Officers   European
Nationality of Crew   International
Total Cabins   550
Total Inside cabins   0
Total Outside cabins   550
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   466
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   8
Passenger Decks   9
Cabin Electricity
 
  110v/220v
 
Elevators   8
Self-Service Laundry
 
  Yes
 
Onboard Currency (subject to change)   US Dollar

 

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