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. Our collection of Europe cruises highlights the natural beauty and historical gems of the Aegean and Adriatic, too - the landscapes of the Greek isles, the ancient sites along Croatia’s spectacular Dalmatian coast.
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.
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.
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.
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 artists
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 Jordan, Pharaonic Egypt 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 the natural wonder of Kotor Bay, Dubrovnik and Diocletian’s massive mausoleum in Split, this voyage also includes the magnificently well-preserved remains of Pompeii or Herculaneum, as well as our maiden visit to the legendary port of Sparta.
From Seville cruise the Guadalquivir River to the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. 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.