Delve into the art, history and cultures of the ancient world aboard Aegean Odyssey. Explore the legacy of Rome and enchanting Venice, discover the decadent charms of Sicily and Malta, experience river cruising in Spain and some of our many walking tours across a host of destinations, with time to explore the heart of the Adriatic.
Our collection of Europe cruises highlights the natural beauty and historical gems of the Aegean and Adriatic – from greek island cruises to the ancient sites along Croatia’s spectacular Dalmatian coast, including the walled city of Dubrovnik.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, taste and style feature on this voyage. Also, enjoy the historical treasures of Florence.
October is the ideal month to cross civilisations from Greece to the mysteries of the ancient Egyptians, when the autumn warmth is perfect for these magical ports-of-call. This voyage includes visits to Heraklion, Crete and Cairo before a visit to Rhodes.
As the year ends, the weather in India and the Red Sea is more in keeping with summer in northern Europe. It’s the ideal time to sail from the classical myths of mainland Greece, through the historically significant Suez Canal to Pharaonic Egypt, Jordan, Oman and India.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy the spectacular view of Akrotiri and Oia, the Palace of Knossos and explore the Acropolis of Lindos and the sacred island of Delos, then relax on the waterfront of beautiful Mykonos.
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.