Three Continents from Athens, 14 March 2020 (7 nights)

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All Inclusive Cruise with Tips & Selected Excursions included

Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Cruises
Athens (Piraeus)
Depart Date:
14th March 2020
7 nights | View itinerary
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Cruise Type:
Fly Cruise

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  • Free Excursion included in Cairo, Rhodes & Kusadasi
  • Return Flights from London
  • All Inclusive Cruise
  • Free Excursions
  • Inclusive Drinks
  • Tips Included
Inside from
£1,349 pp
Outside from
£1,529 pp
Suite from
£1,829 pp
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Cruise Id: 176276

Holiday Features

  • Full board dining in all onboard venues
  • All inclusive drinks
  • Selected shore excursions
  • Onboard entertainment & activities
  • Lounges & Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Fully equipped gym & sauna
  • Library
  • Swimming pool
  • Arts & Crafts & Language lessons 
  • Children’s playground
  • Stateroom Service - Personal/assistant steward 
  • Extensive Daily Program guide to everything going on on-board and ashore
  • On-board duty-free shopping 
  • Port charges & gratuities
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Cruise itinerary

Day Port Due Depart
1 Flight departs
1 Athens (Piraeus)
Athens (Piraeus)
Athens offers a blend of traditional Greek culture and modern hustle and bustle. The Acropolis and Parthenon are not to be missed.
2 At Sea
3 Alexandria
Dating from the 9th Century BC, Alexandria was one of the greatest cities of the ancient world and home to one of the Seven Wonders, the Lighthouse. Many ancient glories remain in Alexandria and it is the site of Egypt’s only Roman amphitheatre. Its most famous landmark is Pompey’s Pillar, a pink granite monolith erected in 297 AD, which stands 25 metres high and has a 9-metre circumference. Modern Alexandria also has its treasures. The Corniche, a broad waterfront promenade near the docks, is lined with spectacular 19th Century grand hotels and overlooks the sandy beaches. For a treat, enjoy lunch at the elegant Cecil Hotel, where Winston Churchill once stayed.
3 Cairo (Port Said)
Cairo (Port Said)
Cairo has always been attracting travellers, dating back over 10 centuries ago the time of the Mamluks. Cairo is one of the world's largest urban areas and offers many sites to visit. It is the administrative capital of Egypt and, close by, is almost every Egypt Pyramid, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza on the very edge of the city. There are also ancient temples, tombs, gorgeous Christian churches, magnificent Muslim monuments, and of course, the Egyptian Antiquities Museum all either within or nearby to the city.
4 Ashdod
Ashdod is the fifth-largest city in Israel, located in the Southern District of the country, on the Mediterranean coast, located 32 kilometres (20 mi) south of Tel Aviv and 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Ashkelon and 53 kilometres (33 mi) west of Jerusalem. Ashdod is an important regional industrial center. The Port of Ashdod is Israel's largest port accounting for 60% of the country's imported goods.
5 Limassol
A beautiful island, said to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, Cyprus is blessed with olive groves and beaches a plenty.
6 Rhodes Town, Rhodes
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
The city of Rhodes is dominated, physically by the medieval castle which stands guard over the old harbour, at the eastern end of the town, its turrets and high walls delineate the town's skyline.
7 Ephesus (Kusadasi)
Ephesus (Kusadasi)
Visit the Hellenistic and Roman city of Ephesus, founded in the 13th century BC. The site was first excavated in 1869 by British archaeologist, J T Wood and visitors can now see many of the Roman remains. One of the attractions of Ephesus is the fact that so much of it remains intact and little imagination is required to picture what the Roman city would have looked like.
8 Athens (Piraeus)
Athens (Piraeus)
Athens offers a blend of traditional Greek culture and modern hustle and bustle. The Acropolis and Parthenon are not to be missed.
8 Flight departs

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Customer reviews for Celestyal Crystal

  • Celestyal Crystal
  • Celestyal Cruises
  • 24 Sep 2019

Lovely staff, great food, good cleaners. Just felt the ship interior was looking very tired and in need of an upgrade

  • Celestyal Crystal
  • Celestyal Cruises
  • 24 Jun 2019

All arrangements organised by Iglu went without a hitch. We had a fabulous time. The ships facilities were excellent. Food was good. Entertainment was also good. The cabin was larger than I expected. The crew could not do enough for you and they were both pleasant and efficient. Times ashore on this cruise was longer than most other cruise ships excellent itinary. I would not hesitate is using this company again. Hopefully next year.

  • Celestyal Crystal
  • Celestyal Cruises
  • 24 Jun 2019

Amazing cruise experience from start to finish. Have cruised several times before with many of the bigger companies but Celestyal matched them all for service, hospitality, entertainment, itinerary and dining albeit on a smaller scale. There was enough variety of good food to satisfy the most discerning diner and hurray, there was NO midnight buffet so you didn’t fall over all those greedy people stuffing their faces with pizza and chips in the late evening which is often a feature of bigger cruise ships. If I had to find one thing which could be improved, all I would suggest is the coffee from machines in the buffet restaurant is a little on the bland side. However, all you need to do is order from the bar and it’s a different story. All inclusive aspect of the cruise is a bonus and the quality of drinks from the bar was just as good as the premium grade which you can purchase separately. In fact, my inclusive gin and tonic was just as good as the Hendricks which I treated myself to on one occasion. We had booked an outside cabin with picture window but when we boarded we decided to go a bit mad and upgrade to a balcony suite which was amazing. It was huge with every facility you could ask for and the concierge service was exceptional. Giovanni and Robert couldn’t do enough for us and seemed to anticipate what we wanted before we even asked for it. I know sometimes you think you don’t spend much time in your cabin but for the time you are in there it was a delight to have the space to relax without falling over each other and of course an amazing balcony to enjoy watching the idyllic Greek islands pass by. The itinerary is perfect and the extended time in most of the ports means you can see a lot more of the beautiful scenery and island life. The three inclusive excursions were a bonus and the process for getting on an off the ship ship to go ashore, whether on a tour or independently was very efficient and hassle free. This review wouldn’t be complete without a mention for the wonderful Cruise Director, Danny and his entertainment team who were without doubt the most professional performers I have ever enjoyed on a cruise and the twice nightly shows never failed to deliver. The hospitality team also made such a difference as you felt they were genuinely there to make sure you enjoyed your holiday without being pushy or intrusive and by the end of the week there was a real family atmosphere on board. So if you are looking for a small intimate cruise ship (we were 780 passengers) with a joyous atmosphere on board, great service and a terrific itinerary then this is the one for you. Dress code was relaxed but passengers generally chose to glam up in the evenings without going over the top, thereby avoiding the need to be overloaded with formal dresses, flashy jewellery and uncomfortable shoes - not my thing when I’m cruising. Well done Celestyal, we will certainly choosing you as our go to cruise line in the future.

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