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Black Sea Intensive Voyage Cruise

Ship: Azamara Pursuit  
Departure: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Nights: 12 nights
Departs: Istanbul
Returns: Athens
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
12
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Black Sea Intensive 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 Tuesday, May 2, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey Embark 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. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    2 Wednesday, May 3, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    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. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    3 Thursday, May 4, 2023 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. Read more about Burgas, Bulgaria

    4 Friday, May 5, 2023 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. Read more about Varna, Bulgaria

    5 Saturday, May 6, 2023 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. Read more about Constanta, Romania

    6 Sunday, May 7, 2023 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. Read more about Odessa, Ukraine

    7 Monday, May 8, 2023 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. Read more about Odessa, Ukraine

    8 Tuesday, May 9, 2023 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. Read more about Bosphorus, Turkey

    9 Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Canakkale, Turkey 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Canakkale, Turkey

    Canakkale is a pleasant Turkish town settled on both sides of a bridge of the same name, which connects the Biga Peninsula in Asia. Travelling across town is easiest by the use of regular ferries. It is well known for its proximity to the Gallipoli Peninsula, at which the famous Gallipoli Campaign took place in WW1. Read more about Canakkale, Turkey

    10 Thursday, May 11, 2023 Kavala, Greece 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Kavala, Greece

    Kavala is the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia, at the northern end of the Aegean Sea. It is the second largest city in northern Greece. Kavala is not as crowded as the famous sights in central and southern Greece, and the climate in Kavala is much milder. Read more about Kavala, Greece

    11 Friday, May 12, 2023 Thessaloniki, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Thessaloniki, Greece

    Thessaloniki is the capital of Greek Macedonia, and has a history that dates back to the fourth century BC. The rebuilt 20th-century city has a modern European layout, and is a hub for international trade and culture. Regarded by many as Greece’s ‘hippiest city’, the influence of the east is pronounced, both in the delicious food and the relaxed lifestyle. Read more about Thessaloniki, Greece

    12 Saturday, May 13, 2023 Athens, Greece 1:00 PM 12:00 AM
    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. Read more about Athens, Greece

    13 Sunday, May 14, 2023 Athens, Greece 12:00 AM Disembark
    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. Read more about Athens, Greece

  • Ship

    Azamara Pursuit Overview

    Azamara Pursuit

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    Step onboard Azamara Pursuit 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 Pursuit 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 Pursuit Cabins

    Club Interior

    Club Interior

    Club Interior on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

    ZI, YO, XB, WS, VP, RS, OS, J4, J3, GT, GS, 8N, 6V, 6D, 6B, 5D, 4V, 4U, 4M, 4D, 4B, 3V, 3N, 3B, 2T, 2N, 1V, 1N, 1M, 1L, 1K, 1D, 09, 10, 11, 12, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Pursuit Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

    V1, 04, 05, 06, 08, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.8 m2

    Size: 175 sq ft.; Balcony: 40 sq ft.* 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. Two nights guaranteed seating in specialty dining restaurants,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 Verandah

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah on the Azamara Pursuit Club Verandah on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

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

    Average Cabin Size – 16.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.5 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 Pursuit Club Suite on the Azamara Pursuit

    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 4 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 our 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 bottle 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 Pursuit

    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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    Whichever sailing you choose, you’ll enjoy amenities including:
    • Complimentary select alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
    • Specialty Dining.
    • Onboard gratuities.
    • Complimentary bespoke Azamazing evenings, delivering immersive authentic travel moments.
    • Self-service laundry.
    • Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available.
    • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations.
    • Packages are available to upgrade to include more such as unlimited WiFi, premium beverage package and spa/excursion credits.

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Cabin Availability

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Club Interior at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Interior

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Club Oceanview  at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Oceanview

From $7093
Club Verandah at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Verandah

From $8133
Club Suite at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Suite

From $10099

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    Black Sea Intensive Voyage Cruise

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