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Ancient Treasures Of The Mediterranean

Ship: Le Lyrial  
Departure: Thursday, July 6, 2023
Nights: 7 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Istanbul
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
7
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Treasures Of The Mediterranean

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, July 6, 2023 Athens, Greece Embark 6:00 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. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Friday, July 7, 2023 Nafplion, Greece 11:00 AM 6:30 PM
    View of Nafplion, Greece

    Nafplion (with a variety of spellings), the first capital of Greece, is situated on the Peloponnese Peninsula just a two and a half hour drive from Athens. Its picturesque harbour, with two mountains crowned by medieval fortresses overlooking the town. The small island fortress called the Bourtzi that once protected the harbour presents a scene that will ever be remembered. Read more about Nafplion, Greece

    3 Saturday, July 8, 2023 Paros, Greece 8:00 AM 9:00 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. Read more about Paros, Greece

    4 Sunday, July 9, 2023 Delos, Greece 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
    View of Delos, Greece

    Delos (or, Dilos), is the sacred island at the centre of the ring of about 220 islands called the Cyclades archipelago, in the Aegean Sea about 150 km SE of Athens. A few kilometres to the NE of Delos is the larger tourist-frequented island of Mykonos. According to Greek mythology Delos was the birthplace of the mythical Apollo and Artemis. Read more about Delos, Greece

    4 Sunday, July 9, 2023 Mykonos, Greece 2:00 PM 11:30 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. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    5 Monday, July 10, 2023 Patmos, Greece 7:30 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Patmos, Greece

    The Greek Island of Patmos is possibly best known as the place where the apostle John received his vision and wrote the Apocalypse, and is subsequently sometimes called the Jerusalem of the Aegean. Whether you are interested in history and religion or not, the Monastery of St. John is regarded as a 'must see'. Read more about Patmos, Greece

    6 Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Kusadasi, Turkey 6:00 AM 12:00 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. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    7 Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Limnos, Greece 7:00 AM 12:30 PM
    View of Limnos, Greece

    Limnos (Lemnos) is an island of Greece in the northern part of the Aegean Sea, lying closer to mainland Turkey than to Greece. The island’s history of conflict is very long: from pre-history, stone, bronze and iron ages; to Greek, Persian, Roman, Venetian, and Turkish rule. During WW I the island's harbour at Moudros was used by the Allies during early 1915 in support of the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign to try to capture the Dardanelles Straits, some 80 km to the ENE. Read more about Limnos, Greece

    7 Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Dardanelles, Turkey 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Dardanelles, Turkey

    The Dardanelles is a narrow strait in NW Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara. Like the Bosphorus, it separates Europe and the mainland of Asia. Of great strategic importance, it was crossed by Alexander the Great in 334 BC, was part of the Byzantine Empire until the 14th century, and was the scene of an Allied campaign in WWI. Read more about Dardanelles, Turkey

    8 Thursday, July 13, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey 8:00 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. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

  • Ship

    Le Lyrial Overview

    Le Lyrial

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    Le Lyrial refers to the Lyra constellation in the northern hemisphere. Le Lyrial offers itineraries that are impressive. She joins Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2015, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 5-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew service is personal.

  • Cabins

    Le Lyrial Cabins

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    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, PV, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 398 sq.ft. + 85 sq.ft. balcony. 20 Prestige Suites with private balcony will provide you a sea with in total discretion. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Sofa • Armchair & Pedestal table

    Privilege Suite

    Privilege Suite

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    Cabin Types

    SA, GPV, GDS

    Average Cabin Size – 51.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 11.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Bathtub or shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Large bathtub • Sofa • Table with 4 chairs • Armchair & Pedestal table

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