GREAT VALUE SAILAWAY CRUISES INCLUDING: return economy flights from London, all meals aboard Aegean Odyssey, complimentary wine, beer or soft drinks with evening meals on board, award-winning shore excursion and guest speaker programme, and all gratuities on board.
Discover the temples of sacred Delos and relax on the waterfront of beautiful Mykonos. You will also see the magical windmills of the Lassithi plateau, witness a traditional Orthodox Easter with a host of festivities and visit the crusader stronghold on Rhodes, before exploring scenic Santorini or the Minoan treasures of Akrotiri.Discover more
Starting in Seville, this cruise visits the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.Discover more
Enter the Arctic Circle on this spectacular maiden voyage for 2019, departing from London for the North Cape of Norway and the remote ports of Harstad, Honningsvåg and Tromsø. This itinerary also features Trondheim, Stavanger and the beautiful Geirangerfjord, plus Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.Discover more
A cruise to Norway featuring a host of new ports for 2019, beginning in the Danish capital of Copenhagen for a sailing to Grenaa and the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Experience one of the largest fjords in the world, Hardangerfjord, then admire the beautiful landscapes of Geiranger before exploring the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.Discover more
No cruise to the great rivers of France would be complete without a trip along the Seine, taking you inland to Rouen for an opportunity to enjoy a day out in romantic Paris. This cruise also includes a stroll through the coastal port of Honfleur, wine tasting in Bordeaux and sightseeing in Spanish Galicia.Discover more
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence in Italy.Discover more
Aegean Odyssey makes a welcome return to South Africa, India and Southeast Asia this winter with a programme of longer-duration cruises that promise ancient wonders, vibrant cities, captivating tropical islands, fascinating cultures and memorable wildlife encounters.
Quite possibly Voyages to Antiquity’s most spectacular season ever! Take a look at all Winter cruises departing in 2019 >
A remarkable journey from the summer sunshine of South Africa’s Cape Town to the wild coast of Namibia, the warm Atlantic Bom Bom Island, Praia in Cape Verde and Las Palmas in the Canaries, followed by the incredible sights, sounds and atmosphere of Morocco.Discover more
Jungle landscapes and Buddhist temples give way to tropical islands and big game parks on this 33-day voyage from Asia to South Africa, taking you to Sri Lanka, the Maldives, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion Island, before included wildlife safaris and three nights in Cape Town.Discover more
Enjoy the dynamic city of Singapore, cruise the stunning islands of Thailand, historic Malaysia and spiritual Sri Lanka, with two nights in the heart of Rangoon, a place described by Rudyard Kipling as “quite unlike any land you know about,” an observation that still rings true today.Discover more
Stella Grace Lyons gained her BA in the History of Art with a First in her dissertation from the University of Bristol, and her MA in History of Art at the University of Warwick. She spent a year studying Renaissance art in Italy at the British Institute of Florence, and three months studying Venetian art […]
Guest lecturer John Hughes joined Aegean Odyssey on her ‘European Connoisseur’ sailing from Seville to London in 2018. This popular itinerary includes calls to some of the most iconic ports in Spain, Portugal and France. We asked John to pick several of his favourite destinations from the cruise and he opted for Honfleur, Porto, Dartmouth […]
Aegean Odyssey is currently sailing to more historical and culturally rich destinations and as she does, her guests and crew are preparing to celebrate Christmas on board. When dinner is served on December 25th, she’ll be cruising the Red Sea, en-route to exciting ports in Oman and India. How Christmas is celebrated is different for […]
We have many guests that travel alone aboard Aegean Odyssey and they each fill their time in varying ways. Sharon is one of those guests and she enjoys exploring with her trusted friend, a Canon 60D. Sharon’s story is one we enjoyed and one we think many others will also appreciate. Her love of photography […]
Ecologist Andy Bunten is one of our expert guest lecturers and he joined Aegean Odyssey earlier in the year on her British Isles sailing. Andy offered several interesting talks, but he also spent a lot of time out on the open decks, chatting with guests and looking for seabirds and marine life. We have a […]
2019 is going to be Voyages to Antiquity’s most varied European season ever, with a return to the Black Sea and brand-new itineraries introducing Norway’s breath-taking North Cape and the mesmerising maritime cities of the Baltic, taking their place alongside perennial Mediterranean and Northern European favourites. Join us as we go from the Aegean to […]
Guest lecturer Hugh Ellwood provides us with a very interesting blog today, looking at kings and caliphs: Arab conquests and a masterpiece of cooperation between the Christian King and the Islamic Caliph. It all centres around Spain and a time when in Western Europe, the ‘Dark Ages’ were upon us. However, at the same time […]
Myanmar (Burma) is one of the most interesting places on earth, we know, we’ve been there several times and we are looking forward to introducing new guests to this enchanting land during our winter season. One place we must always visit is the Shwedagon Pagoda. It is an absolute marvel and given its religious and […]
The world’s oldest intact shipwreck has been found in the Black Sea and archaeologists say it has been there for around 2,400 years. It is thought to be an ancient Greek trading vessel and its discovery, over 1 mile below the water’s surface, is not only an incredible find, it’s also something we’re very excited […]
At Voyages to Antiquity, we have created a cruise experience which is designed for travellers who want to understand more about the history, culture and natural wonders of the ancient world. Today, Aegean Odyssey called to the Greek island of Samothraki (or Samothrace), a destination that is rarely visited by cruise ships and one that […]
There is a particular pleasure that comes with cruising aboard a smaller ship. Hosting an average of just 350 passengers, Aegean Odyssey is no ‘floating city’. She is small enough to sail rivers and put into the more characterful ports inaccessible to the ‘mega-ships’, the service is more personal and you get plenty of time to interact with the onboard experts.
Yet on the other hand, she is large enough to offer a superb selection of amenities, including two dining venues, several comfortable lounges and bars, a relaxing spa centre and well-stocked library. Cabins are spacious, modern and intelligently designed, and 39 cabins across a range of categories (including balcony) are set aside for solo travellers at low supplement.
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