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From the world-famous Acropolis, site of the Parthenon, to the monastery of Osios Loukas, the Greek amphitheatre of Epidauru and the Palace of Knossos, to the Acropolis of Lindos, and the sacred island of Delos, this voyage is Greek Island cruising at its very best.Discover more
Start with an overnight in Venice and then cruise to the Renaissance treasures of Urbino and the charming Croatian ports of Split and Dubrovnik before heading back to Ancient Lecce. This voyage also includes visits to Corfu, Butrint, Taormina and Sorrento.Discover more
A voyage from Athens to Malaga. Along the way visit the Minoan settlements of Akrotiri in Santorini and Knossos in Crete, as well as Catania, the Maltese capital of Valletta. Enjoy a walking tour of Sicily’s Greek and Roman ruins, and the Palatine Chapel and Cathedral in Palermo, before disembarking in Malaga or an optional 2-night hotel stay post-cruise.Discover more
Sail the Guadalquivir River in Spain before crossing the mouth of the Mediterranean to the souks, markets and palaces of Morocco, including Marrakesh, the walled city of Taroudant and Casablanca. Explore the volcanic landscapes and parks of Lanzarote and La Palma in the Canaries, before completing your journey in Tenerife.Discover more
Take an unforgettable journey between the two gems of art history Athens and Venice. Embark in Athens and explore Nauplia, Katakolon, Itea and Corfu before admiring the natural wonder of Kotor Bay, then sail to Dubrovnik and visit Diocletian’s massive mausoleum in Split. This voyage also includes a visit to the Italian city of Trieste and an overnight stay in Venice.Discover more
This mini-SailAway is the perfect Voyages to Antiquity ‘taster’ cruise at an exceptional price. From the grand city of Bordeaux, sail north to London with stops en route at Falmouth, gateway to the extraordinary Eden Project, the historic port of Dartmouth and picturesque Honfleur, with a quality of light that has attracted generations of artistsDiscover more
Enjoy the spectacular view of Akrotiri and Oia. During your voyage you will also witness a traditional Orthodox Easter with a host of Greek festivities. Explore the sacred island of Delos, then relax on the waterfront of beautiful Mykonos.Discover more
From Athens and Corfu to Dubrovnik, Olympia and Delphi, this amazing journey takes you to some of the most extraordinary sites in the ancient world. Along the way you will also visit legendary Sparta in the Peloponnese and the magnificently well-preserved remains of Pompeii or Herculaneum.Discover more
Cruise from Seville to the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela in Spain. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.Discover more
Discover the dramatic and unique landscape of Iceland, a place of gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Not only is this legendary island home to some spectacular geological features, it is also blessed with fantastic bird and animal life. The equally remote and beautiful Shetland Islands also feature in this itinerary.Discover more
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence.Discover more
This unforgettable voyage sails between the great cities of Venice and Athens. Along the way enjoy the dramatic scenery of Kotor Bay, cruise along the coast of Dalmatia, visit the sites of ancient Olympia, Monemvasia and the carless idyll of Hydra, one of Greece’s most charming islands.Discover more
Aegean Odyssey’s 2018 European season is just around the corner and the teams both on ship and shore are busy with final preparations. With a host of new ports, excursions and land tours, along with an superb team aboard Aegean Odyssey, Voyages to Antiquity is set to continue defining small-ship cruising at its best. Head of Land Product Zoe Bromley-Fox […]
Voyages to Antiquity’s 15-day British Isles circumnavigation cruise, departing 22 July 2018, visits Tresco Abbey Garden in the company of Royal Horticultural Society judge John Hughes, as well many other attractions in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Voyages to Antiquity guest lecturer Professor Sandy Primrose reveals the history of one of the UK’s great gardens […]
Francesco Papa, a member of staff in Voyages to Antiquity’s US office, chose Aegean Odyssey for his recent holiday. Read his blog to find out about his experience on board Aegean Odyssey. Booking a Voyage To Antiquity trip was quick and easy. The difficult part was in choosing the itinerary – did we want to be adventurous and try […]
In 2018, Voyages to Antiquity returns to Egypt, and the Pyramids at Giza are one of the many highlights of our October and December sailings. These extraordinary monuments may be instantly recognisable, but how much do you know about them? Read on for our introduction to an icon. The Giza pyramids, on the outskirts of Cairo, represent the height of […]
Today, our ‘Gourmet Traveller’ blog series is focusing on the moreish (and Moorish!) delicacies and traditional dishes that await us in Seville – one of our favourite European destinations. Food and travel go hand in hand and one of the great pleasures of visiting a new city or country is sampling local culinary favourites. In Spain, […]
Aegean Odyssey is heading back to South African shores in 2019, calling at Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Richard’s Bay, and we have a variety of voyages that offer the chance to get up close with some of Africa’s most remarkable wildlife – as visits to Game Reserve’s and National Parks are offered in […]
Christmas is the most important celebration in Christianity and it is filled with joy and love. Across the world, people celebrate with various customs and traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation and none are more similar than those between ancient and contemporary Greece. As the Greek Islands are at the heart […]
Voyages to Antiquity was recently awarded with the prestigious title of ‘Best Small Ship Cruise Line’ in the consumer voted British Travel Awards 2017, we also managed to pick up a Silver award for ‘Best Specialist Cruise Line’, but it doesn’t end there. Since 2009, VTA has collected enough industry-recognised awards to fill a ship […]
Every year, a photography competition is open to Probus members across Australia and in 2017, the first-prize winner of that competition – in association with Cruise Traveller and Voyages to Antiquity – was Jenny Kohlhagen. The theme of the competition this year was “40 years of friendship, fellowship and fun” and Jenny’s photo outshined all […]
In June 2018, Aegean Odyssey will begin her ‘European Connoisseur’ sailing from Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. As she heads north along the Iberian coast, she will make calls in Portugal and northern Spain before arriving in France and England. This exciting itinerary features 9 included tours, and in our blog today, […]
There is a particular pleasure that comes with cruising aboard a smaller ship. Hosting an average of just 350 passengers, Aegean Odyssey is no ‘floating city’. She is small enough to sail rivers and put into the more characterful ports inaccessible to the ‘mega-ships’, the service is more personal and you get plenty of time to interact with the onboard experts.
Yet on the other hand, she is large enough to offer a superb selection of amenities, including two dining venues, several comfortable lounges and bars, a relaxing spa centre and well-stocked library. Cabins are spacious, modern and intelligently designed, and 39 cabins across a range of categories (including balcony) are set aside for solo travellers at low supplement.
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