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Black Sea Voyage Cruise

Ship: Azamara Journey  
Departure: Friday, August 26, 2022
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Istanbul
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Black Sea Voyage Cruise

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, August 26, 2022 Athens, Greece Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Saturday, August 27, 2022 Paros, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Paros, Greece

    Paros is an island of Greece, part of the Cyclades island group, in the central Aegean Sea. Historically it was known for its fine white marble; today it is considered as the 'island for every man', as almost every ferry stops here, and according to the locals once people stop here some simply do not want to leave. Visitors enjoy the many delightful beaches that offer a range of water-based activities including kayaking, windsurfing and sailing. Then there’s horseback riding on the beaches and hills, the sampling of food at the great local restaurants, as well as shopping for affordable gifts for family and friends. Read more about Paros, Greece

    3 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 8:00 AM 10:30 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. See all this in a pleasant walk. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    4 Monday, August 29, 2022 Bosphorus, Turkey 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Bosphorus, Turkey

    The Bosphorus is the 32km strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Turkey. It separates European Istanbul from Asian-Istanbul. The Bosphorus (or Bosporus) is a natural strait 31km long, and at its minimal width of 700 m is the narrowest internationally significant waterway. The strait runs through the heart of Istanbul at its southern end, and from the many commuter vessels crossing daily, presents a landscape of views: the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Hagia Sophia, several Ottoman palaces including Topkapi, fortresses, and villages with tea gardens, cafes, restaurants, and old wooden houses lining the shores. Read more about Bosphorus, Turkey

    5 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Burgas, Bulgaria 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Burgas, Bulgaria

    Burgas (or, Bourgas) is the second-largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. At the end of the 19th century the city had fewer than 3000 inhabitants. Burgas Bay turned out to be very favourable for the navy, and the Port of Burgas developed in the beginning of 20th C. Trade and industry are the driving force of the city even today. Read more about Burgas, Bulgaria

    6 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Varna, Bulgaria 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Varna, Bulgaria

    Varna is the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and the third largest city in Bulgaria. Because of its history and its economic and cultural significance, it is often called the Sea Capital of Bulgaria. Varna’s origins date back almost five millennia, but it wasn’t until seafaring Greeks founded a colony there in 585 BC that the town became a port. The modern city is both a shipyard and port for incoming freighters and the navy, and a riviera town visited by tourists. Read more about Varna, Bulgaria

    7 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Constanta, Romania 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Constanta, Romania

    Constanta, Romania’s largest seaport, is situated on the western coast of the Black Sea. It is an ancient metropolis that traces back its history for some 2,600 years. The old town centre is well worth visiting. Explore its amazing archaeological treasures such as many ancient ruins, vestiges of Roman culture, historic buildings, facades, and mosques. Read more about Constanta, Romania

    8 Friday, September 2, 2022 Odessa, Ukraine 9:30 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Odessa, Ukraine

    Odessa is located on the NW shore of the Black Sea in southern Ukraine. Its architecture is a delightful mix of Russian, French, and Italian styles while some buildings are a mixture that includes Art Nouveau and Renaissance. Interestingly, many of the homes were built of limestone mined nearby. The abandoned mines were first used by smugglers and then, during WWII, served as hiding places for partisans. Read more about Odessa, Ukraine

    9 Saturday, September 3, 2022 Odessa, Ukraine 12:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Odessa, Ukraine

    Odessa is located on the NW shore of the Black Sea in southern Ukraine. Its architecture is a delightful mix of Russian, French, and Italian styles while some buildings are a mixture that includes Art Nouveau and Renaissance. Interestingly, many of the homes were built of limestone mined nearby. The abandoned mines were first used by smugglers and then, during WWII, served as hiding places for partisans. Read more about Odessa, Ukraine

    10 Sunday, September 4, 2022 At Sea
    11 Monday, September 5, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. The influence of Asia and Europe, the religion of Christians and Muslims, and the culture of Turks, Persians and Asians, have all found their way into the daily life of this bustling metropolis. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    12 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. The influence of Asia and Europe, the religion of Christians and Muslims, and the culture of Turks, Persians and Asians, have all found their way into the daily life of this bustling metropolis. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

  • Ship

    Azamara Journey Overview

    Azamara Journey

    4.4
    (from 28 verified customers)

    Step onboard Azamara Journey and be treated to a luxurious boutique hotel at sea. This mid-sized ship offers elegant and modern suites with thoughtful finishing touches, helping you unwind and indulge. Renowned for longer port stays, Azamara Journey will take you to where you can maximise the destination experience. Be spoilt for choice with 6 dining options onboard that will complement the destinations you are visiting with locally inspired menus. Take advantage of the exclusive AzAmazing Evenings providing guests with unforgettable experiences on most itineraries.

  • Cabins

    Azamara Journey Cabins

    Club Interior

    Club Interior

    Club Interior on the Azamara Journey Club Interior on the Azamara Journey

    Cabin Types

    09, 10, 11, 12, AZ, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 158 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests. Description: Interior Staterooms have two beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed with a pillow-top mattress and duvet, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own plasma flat-screen television, direct-dial telephone and voice mail, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, refrigerator with mini-bar, individual safe, hair dryer, 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service. Tote bag. Two nights guaranteed seating in specialty dining restaurants. Complimentary shoe shine-service.

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Journey Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Journey

    Cabin Types

    04, 05, 06, 08, AY, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 170 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests Amenities: Queen-sized bed which may convert into two twin beds, window, 23" plasma TV, private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, refrigerator with mini-bar, in-room safe. 24-hour room service, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian-cotton bathrobes, Elemis bath products. Two nights guaranteed seating in specialty dining restaurants, tote bag, complimentary use of binoculars, daily fruit basket, fresh-cut flowers, complimentary use of umbrella, stationery, complimentary bottle of Evian water, afternoon Canapes and shoe shine service.

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah on the Azamara Journey Club Verandah on the Azamara Journey

    Cabin Types

    P3, P2, P1, VX, V1, V2, V3, AX, X

    Average Cabin Size – 16.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.4 m2

    Size: 175 sq ft.; Balcony: 46-64 sq ft.* Location: Forward. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests Amenities: Queen-sized bed which may convert into two twin beds, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors which open to a private balcony, sitting area, 23" plasma TV, refrigerator with mini-bar, private bath with shower, hairdryer, in-room safe, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian cotton bathrobes, Elemis bath products. 24-hour room service.All the same features as the Club Veranda Stateroom, plus: More veranda space. Complimentary Internet (120 minutes) or $130 towards a full voyage unlimited package. One free bag of laundry service per stateroom, every seven days. One night of complimentary specialty dining for two - every seven days. Priority embarkation and debarkation. Complimentary in-room spirits. Shoe-shine service, complimentary use of binoculars, tote bag, complimentary bottle of Evian water, stationery, complementary use of umbrella and afternoon Canapes. *All measurements are approximate. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

    Club Suite

    Club Suite

    Club Suite on the Azamara Journey Club Suite on the Azamara Journey

    Cabin Types

    CW, CO, SP, N1, N2, W

    Average Cabin Size – 37.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.9 m2

    Size: 603 sq ft.; Balcony: 233 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 3 guests. The largest suites have been transformed to feature contemporary design elements that create an elegant and organic feel. The design draws inspiration from nature—a sandy cliff, flowing river beds, exquisite white sand beaches, and rustling grasses. These luxurious accommodations feature a large living room with a separate bedroom, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to your own private veranda, marble master bath, large flat-screen television, refrigerator with mini-bar, and many other amenities. Enjoy everything the Club Owner’s Suites have to offer, and of course, all of the pampering that comes with them. Amenities: King size bed in the bedroom with 40" TV in the bedroom. 55" TV in the living room. Complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian-cotton bathrobes, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, fresh cut flowers, Elemis bathroom products, Butler service, complimentary use of binoculars, welcome fruit basket, afternoon canapes, complimentary use of umbrella, stationery, shoe-shine service and 24-hour room service. Additional suite amenities include: welcome bottle of champagne, complimentary garment pressing, complimentary nonalcoholic specialty coffees (in-suite), sodas, and bottled water, priority luggage delivery at boarding, priority shore excursion booking, opportunity to book in-suite spa services, silk-wrapped hangers, priority tender service, priority check-in and departure. Complimentary seating throughout the voyage in specialty dining restaurants. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Azamara Journey

    Legend

    • Convertible Sofa Bed
    • Club Continent Suites with Tub
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Interior Stateroom Door Location
    • Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom
    • Restrooms
    • Smoking Area

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