Voyages to Antiquity is pleased to present our 2019 European cruise programme, featuring new discoveries, past masters and hidden gems. From the classical sites and civilisations of the Aegean and historic Mediterranean to the scenic splendours of Iceland, discover a world of extraordinary destinations and award-winning cruises.
New for 2019, cruise to the Baltic capitals of Copenhagen, Helsinki and Stockholm, featuring extended stays in St Petersburg, Russia. Or cruise along the Atlantic coast of Norway through magnificent fjords on your way to the Midnight Sun of the North Cape, at the top of the world. Aegean Odyssey will also be making her return to the historic ports of the Black Sea: from the classical sites of Athens to Odessa in the Ukraine, Constanza in Romania and Varna in Bulgaria.
This exciting range of new itineraries is now available to view below and book online.
See the Minoan settlements of Knossos in Crete and Akrotiri in Santorini. Enjoy a walking tour of Sicily’s Greek and Roman ruins, explore the Palatine Chapel and Cathedral in Palermo, Catania and the Maltese capital of Valletta, before disembarking in the Greek capital of Athens.
From Athens cruise to the sacred island of Delos, birthplace of Achilles, then relax on the waterfront in beautiful Mykonos. During this voyage you will also witness a traditional Orthodox Easter with a host of festivities and enjoy the spectacular views of Akrotiri and Oia in Santorini.
Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising to Corsica, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
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.
Enter the Arctic Circle on this spectacular maiden voyage for 2019, departing from London for the North Cape of Norway and the remote ports of Harstad, Honningsvåg and Tromsø. This itinerary also features Trondheim, Stavanger and the beautiful Geirangerfjord, plus Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.
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.
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.
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.
Step ashore on the sacred island of Delos, birthplace of Achilles, before relaxing on the waterfront in beautiful Mykonos. In Crete learn more about another legendary destination, the Minotaur’s Labyrinth, hidden beneath the Palace of Knossos, and visit the Acropolis of Lindos in Rhodes, or the wonders of the island’s capital. Explore the Minoan site of Akrotiri, wonderfully well-preserved beneath volcanic ash, or take a tour of the island of Santorini to the beautiful village of Oia and the Argyros wine estate for a tasting.