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Black Sea Brilliance

Ship: Riviera  
Departure: Sunday, July 17, 2022
Nights: 10 nights
Departs: Istanbul
Returns: Athens
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Black Sea Brilliance

    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 Sunday, July 17, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey Embark 9:00 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. 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

    2 Monday, July 18, 2022 Nesebur, Bulgaria 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nesebur, Bulgaria

    Nesebur is an ancient town and a major seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea. It is so beautifully preserved that it is regarded as one of the world’s rarest historic treasures, and subsequently named as a World Heritage Site. It is renowned for its array of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine remains and with more than three millennia of history, it has been proclaimed a city-museum. Interestingly there are forty churches, either wholly or partly, in the town and these represent the rich architectural heritage of the Eastern Orthodox world as well as being home to some early Christian basilicas and medieval cross-domed churches. Read more about Nesebur, Bulgaria

    3 Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Constanta, Romania 6:00 AM 12:00 AM
    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

    4 Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Constanta, Romania 12:00 AM 8:00 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

    5 Thursday, July 21, 2022 Odessa, Ukraine 9:00 AM 6:00 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

    6 Friday, July 22, 2022 Cruising Dardanelles & Bosphorus Straits
    7 Saturday, July 23, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 9:00 AM 11:00 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

    8 Sunday, July 24, 2022 Bodrum, Turkey 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Bodrum, Turkey

    Bodrum Peninsula is located in the Aegean region of Turkey. The Aegean Coast is an extraordinary place, with its immense unspoilt coastline and warm climate which offers all year round sunshine. The place where the first Christian Church was built, and where the art of wine making was developed, it boasts astonishing historical sites and natural wonders that rival any other place in the world. The sense of history is never too far away on the Bodrum peninsula, with ancient ruins, such as Myndus Gate (Alexander's Gateway to the East), the Bodrum Amphitheatre, and beautiful Rabbit Island, to remind you of past cultures and civilisations. Read more about Bodrum, Turkey

    9 Monday, July 25, 2022 Santorini, Greece 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Santorini, Greece

    Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the Aegean Sea, about 200 km from Greece's mainland. It is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion some 3500 years ago, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and which resulted in the creation of the current geological caldera. Take the cable car to view the beautiful panorama of Santorini. The most exotic spot on Santorini is Red Beach. Read more about Santorini, Greece

    10 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Mykonos, Greece 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Best known for its beautiful sandy golden beaches lapped by transparent waters, there are so many from which to choose. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    11 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Athens, Greece 6:00 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. 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

  • Ship

    Riviera Overview

    Riviera

    5
    (from 7 verified customers)

    Riviera entered service in May 2012 and, at 66,084 GT and with 1258 guests, is the largest of Oceania’s fleet. The vessel is decorated internally with rich woods, Italian marble, granite, wool carpets and leather. Intimate lounges abound, keeping the Line’s small-ship feel, and the layout makes it easy to find your way around.

  • Cabins

    Riviera Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Riviera Inside on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    C, F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 242 sq. ft. / 22 sq. mt. Features: UltraTranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player with extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Riviera Verandah on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    B1, B2, B3, B4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Private teak veranda. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub/shower and separate shower. Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security Safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Concierge

    Concierge

    Concierge  on the Riviera Concierge  on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, A4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Room service from The Grand Dining Room menu during lunch and dinner. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority noon ship embarkation. Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Riviera Penthouse on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, OC, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 83.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 2,000 sq. ft. / 185 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (some restrictions apply). Priority Noon ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. 24-hour Butler service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from the suite beverage menu. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. Optional private in-suite embarkation day lunch from noon to 2 pm in Owner’s Suites. Customized entertainment system. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complementary iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Riviera

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette

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    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Riviera Departure: Sunday, July 17, 2022 Nights: 10 nights Departs: Istanbul Returns: Athens

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