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Aegean & Ionian Dreams

Departure: Saturday, August 20, 2022
Nights: 22 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Venice
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
22
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
19
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Aegean & Ionian Dreams

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, August 20, 2022 Athens, Greece Embark 9:00 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 Sunday, August 21, 2022 Mykonos, Greece 8:00 AM 9:00 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

    3 Monday, August 22, 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

    4 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region, and the economic centre of this Greek Island. It is a town with modern buildings, but it is probably the surrounding area of amazing beaches, delightful villages, and impressive gorges that accord it its popularity. Heraklion is home to some of Greece's most important archaeological sites. Just five kilometres south of Heraklion is Knossos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, and remains the legendary centre of the Minoan civilization from 1900 to 1400 BC. Read more about Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    5 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Bodrum, Turkey 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    6 Thursday, August 25, 2022 Antalya, Turkey 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Antalya, Turkey

    Antalya is the 'capital' of the Turkish Mediterranean Coast. It is a sprawling modern city, but Old Antalya which surrounds the Roman harbour, with its historic museum, and the many buildings - now restored as homes, boutique hotels, inns and restaurants - that date back to Ottoman and even Roman times, give it its own distinctive atmosphere. There are numerous fascinating archaeological sites to visit, or take a day excursion to one of the wonderful National Parks, and even experience some white water rafting, or you can simply enjoy the dramatic sea and mountain views. Read more about Antalya, Turkey

    7 Friday, August 26, 2022 Rhodes, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rhodes, Greece

    Rhodes is the principal city of the island of the same name, situated in the Aegean Sea. It is renowned for having the longest summer of any of the Greek islands. It is famous for being the site of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - as well as being the home of the Citadel of Rhodes, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. The capital itself is very beautiful. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    8 Saturday, August 27, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 8:00 AM 6:00 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

    9 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Dikili, Turkey 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Dikili, Turkey

    Dikili is a small coastal town and a district of Izmir Province, Turkey, facing the Aegean Sea. It lies 73 km N of the large and more frequently visited city of Izmir, and faces out to sea the island of Lesbos. Dikili has a fine port large enough to accommodate three passenger ships simultaneously, and the port has good land transport connections. The district is quite picturesque both along its shoreline and in its interior parts and is a popular summer resort, becoming largely deserted in winter except for residents. Read more about Dikili, Turkey

    10 Monday, August 29, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey 9:00 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

    11 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 AM 5:00 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

    12 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Kavala, Greece 10:00 AM 6:00 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. This is a very attractive city that rises from the picturesque harbour with its numerous brightly coloured moored fishing boats, resembling an amphitheatre, to a huge Byzantine fortress. Read more about Kavala, Greece

    13 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 10:00 AM 7:00 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

    14 Friday, September 2, 2022 Athens, Greece 8:00 AM 7:00 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

    15 Saturday, September 3, 2022 Katakolon, Greece 11:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. More than 3 million people annually visit the site and its companion facility, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, a treasure trove of pieced-together sculptures and statues that once adorned the ancient structures. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    16 Sunday, September 4, 2022 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    17 Monday, September 5, 2022 Bari, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Bari, Italy

    Bari, situated on the Adriatic Sea, is the second most important economic centre of mainland Southern Italy, and is perhaps best known for being the city of Saint Nicholas. To the north is the Old Town, built on a peninsula between two modern harbours, with the splendid Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral of San Sabino and the famous Swabian Castle. On the neck of the headland are a couple of elegant and historic interlocking public squares, Piazza del Ferrarese and Piazza Mercantile. This is a good place to stop for lunch or a drink, with a choice of restaurants and cafes with outside tables. Read more about Bari, Italy

    18 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Kotor, Montenegro 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. It is typical of the middle Age cities built between the 12th and 14th century. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    19 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Dubrovnik, Croatia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. This complex structure, one of the most beautiful and strongest fort systems in the Mediterranean, consists of a series of forts, bastions, towers and detached forts, originally used to protect the vulnerable city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    20 Thursday, September 8, 2022 Zadar, Croatia 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Zadar, Croatia

    Zadar is a Croatian city located not far from Sibenik. It is a several thousands of years old town and it was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. Several layers of city walls with their attractive and impressive entries dating back to the 16th century, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque monuments, as well as a preserved collection of church silver and gold, all bear witness to the city's tumultuous past. Visit the old town and absorb the atmosphere of its rich history, while viewing the delightful marble streets, the fascinating architecture, and the famous churches, each with a story to tell. Read more about Zadar, Croatia

    21 Friday, September 9, 2022 Ravenna, Italy 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Ravenna, Italy

    Ravenna is an inland city in Italy that is connected to the Adriatic Sea by a canal. Interestingly it is the second largest commune in land area in the country, though it is a little larger than half the size of Rome, the largest. It has eight early Christian monuments built in the first half of the first century AD, all of which are inscribed on the World Heritage List. Truly amazing. Read more about Ravenna, Italy

    22 Saturday, September 10, 2022 Venice, Italy 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Venice, Italy

    Located at the head of the Adriatic Sea between the mouths of the Piave and Po Rivers, an intricate web of 118 tiny islands and canals make up the enchanting city of Venice in Italy. Considered to be an extremely beautiful and romantic destination, it is not surprising that Venice has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music. One must take a gondola ride along some of the over 150 canals, including the Grand Canal. Be amazed at the numerous bridges – such as the Rialto bridge – and absorb the glorious renaissance architecture with its panorama of superbly detailed facades. Read more about Venice, Italy

    23 Sunday, September 11, 2022 Venice, Italy 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Venice, Italy

    Located at the head of the Adriatic Sea between the mouths of the Piave and Po Rivers, an intricate web of 118 tiny islands and canals make up the enchanting city of Venice in Italy. Considered to be an extremely beautiful and romantic destination, it is not surprising that Venice has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music. One must take a gondola ride along some of the over 150 canals, including the Grand Canal. Be amazed at the numerous bridges – such as the Rialto bridge – and absorb the glorious renaissance architecture with its panorama of superbly detailed facades. Read more about Venice, Italy

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    Average Cabin Size – 31.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.0 m2

    Suite: 332 ft2 (30.8 m2) | Balcony: 83 – 132 ft2 (7.7 – 12.2 m2). Layout: Private Balcony. Intimate Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Walk-in Closet With Safe. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. L'Occitane Amenities. FREE Unlimited WiFi*.

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    Average Cabin Size – 42.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Suite: 450 ft2 (41.8 m2) | Balcony: 111 – 176 ft2 (10.3 – 16.3 m2). Layout: Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom & Hair Dryer. Daily Canapés. Butler. Bathroom Guerlain Amenities. Private Balcony. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. FREE Unlimited WiFi.

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    Average Cabin Size – 92.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 63.3 m2

    Suite: 1,064 – 1,114 ft2 (98.8 – 103.5 m2). Balcony: 831 – 994 ft2 (77.2 – 92.3 m2) Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. 2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms. Private Balcony. Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. FREE Unlimited WiFi. Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

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    Average Cabin Size – 84.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 27.8 m2

    Suite: 3,026 ft2 (281.1 m2). Balcony: 1,417 ft2 (131.6 m2). Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. 2 Private Balconies with an Outdoor Jacuzzi Overlooking the Bow of the Ship. 2 1/2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms, 1 with Hot Tub. Private In-suite Spa with Sauna, Steam Room & Jacuzzi, King Size Savoir Bed with Mollissima, Duvet in Master Bedroom, Spacious Living Room, Private Vista Garden. Steinway Arabesque Piano by Dakota Jackson.Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. King-size Savoir Bed in Master Bedroom. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. Unlimited Laundry and Pressing*. FREE Unlimited WiFi (one log-in per suite). Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

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