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Aboard Aegean Odyssey - small enough to sail rivers; large enough to offer a superb range of facilities
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      Book now for Free Roundtrip Airfare* on select cruises from these North American gateways: JFK, LAX, PHL, ORD, SEA, IAD, BOS, YVR and YYZ.

      The Three Rivers

      The Three Rivers

      11 Aug, 2019

      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, ending with a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.

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      Iceland, Faroes & Shetlands

      Iceland, Faroes & Shetlands

      27 Jul, 2019

      Discover the dramatic and unique landscape of Iceland, a place of gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Not only is this legendary island home to some spectacular geological features, it is also blessed with fantastic bird and animal life. The equally remote and beautiful Shetland Islands also feature on this itinerary.

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      European Connoisseur

      European Connoisseur

      03 Jun, 2019

      Starting in Seville, this cruise visits the magnificent city of Cordoba, 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.

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      Renaissance Italy & Historic Islands

      Renaissance Italy & Historic Islands

      22 May, 2019

      Begin your voyage with a two-night stay in Rome, giving you plenty of time to see the great sites, including the Colosseum or Ostia Antica. Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising to Corsica, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.

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      The Black Sea & Greek Islands

      The Black Sea & Greek Islands

      01 May, 2019

      This year Aegean Odyssey returns to the Black Sea on a spectacular journey from the classical sites of Athens to Odessa in the Ukraine, Constanza in Romania and Varna in Bulgaria. Along the way you will also cruise to Volos at the foothills of Mount Pelion, holy Patmos, beautiful Skiathos and the sacred island of Lemnos.

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      MEDITERRANEAN in 2019

      South Africa, Namibia & the Skeleton Coast

      Cape Town to Malaga 33 days - 12 Mar, 2019

      from: $6,795

      Namibia & Atlantic Islands SailAway

      Cape Town to Malaga 30 days - 15 Mar, 2019

      from: $5,750

      Grand Classical Greece & Black Sea

      Athens to Athens 25 days - 21 Apr, 2019

      from: $6,350

      Classical Greece & Islands of the Aegean

      Athens to Athens 14 days - 21 Apr, 2019

      from: $3,795

      Grand Black Sea & Southern Italy

      Athens to Rome 27 days - 01 May, 2019

      from: $6,750

      The Black Sea & Greek Islands

      Athens to Athens 15 days - 01 May, 2019

      from: $4,050

      Grand Aegean & Mediterranean

      Athens to Seville 28 days - 12 May, 2019

      from: $6,850

      Grand Voyage from Rome to London

      Rome to London 30 days - 22 May, 2019

      from: $7,495

      Renaissance Italy & Historic Islands

      Rome to Seville 18 days - 22 May, 2019

      from: $4,505

      Grand Voyage from Iberia to the North Cape

      Seville to Copenhagen 31 days - 03 Jun, 2019

      from: $8,450

      European Connoisseur

      Seville to London 18 days - 03 Jun, 2019

      from: $4,905

      Grand Iceland & Western France

      London to Lisbon 33 days - 27 Jul, 2019

      from: $9,195

      The Three Rivers

      London to Lisbon 18 days - 11 Aug, 2019

      from: $4,940

      Grand Rivers, Rivieras & Renaissance

      London to Rome 30 days - 11 Aug, 2019

      from: $7,995

      Mediterranean Odyssey

      Lisbon to Rome 18 days - 23 Aug, 2019

      from: $5,195

      Grand Mediterranean

      Lisbon to Venice 28 days - 23 Aug, 2019

      from: $7,595

      Grand Italy, Dalmatia & Greece

      Rome to Athens 28 days - 04 Sep, 2019

      from: $7,295

      Italian & Adriatic Highlights

      Rome to Venice 16 days - 04 Sep, 2019

      from: $4,695

      Dalmatia & Ancient Greece

      Venice to Athens 14 days - 18 Sep, 2019

      from: $3,950

      Grand Adriatic & Aegean Experience

      Venice to Athens 20 days - 18 Sep, 2019

      from: $5,450

      Classical Greece & Islands of the Aegean

      Athens to Athens 14 days - 24 Sep, 2019

      from: $3,995

      Classical Greece & Islands of the Aegean

      Athens to Athens 14 days - 02 Oct, 2019

      from: $3,995

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      Britain & Northern Waters in 2019

      Grand Voyage from Rome to London

      Rome to London 30 days - 22 May, 2019

      from: $7,495

      Grand Voyage from Iberia to the North Cape

      Seville to Copenhagen 31 days - 03 Jun, 2019

      from: $8,450

      European Connoisseur

      Seville to London 18 days - 03 Jun, 2019

      from: $4,905

      Grand Norway & Baltic Capitals

      London to Copenhagen 32 days - 15 Jun, 2019

      from: $9,295

      Land of the Midnight Sun

      London to Copenhagen 19 days - 15 Jun, 2019

      from: $5,695

      Baltic Capitals & St Petersburg

      Copenhagen to Copenhagen 15 days - 02 Jul, 2019

      from: $5,495

      Grand Baltic, St Petersburg & Norwegian Fjords

      Copenhagen to London 31 days - 02 Jul, 2019

      from: $9,450

      The Norwegian Fjords

      Copenhagen to London 18 days - 15 Jul, 2019

      from: $5,595

      Iceland, Faroes & Shetlands

      London to London 19 days - 27 Jul, 2019

      from: $5,695

      Grand Iceland & Western France

      London to Lisbon 33 days - 27 Jul, 2019

      from: $9,195

      The Three Rivers

      London to Lisbon 18 days - 11 Aug, 2019

      from: $4,940

      Grand Rivers, Rivieras & Renaissance

      London to Rome 30 days - 11 Aug, 2019

      from: $7,995

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      SOUTH AFRICA, INDIA & SOUTHEAST ASIA IN 2018/19

      The Golden Triangle to the Strait of Malacca

      Delhi to Singapore 28 days - 01 Jan, 2019

      from: $7,250

      Beyond Burma & the Malay Peninsula

      Singapore to Colombo 21 days - 22 Jan, 2019

      from: $4,795

      Grand Asia, Indian Ocean & South Africa

      Singapore to Cape Town 51 days - 22 Jan, 2019

      from: $10,550

      Grand Asia & Southern Africa

      Singapore to Malaga 82 days - 22 Jan, 2019

      from: $13,750

      Grand Indian Ocean & Southern Africa

      Colombo to Malaga 63 days - 10 Feb, 2019

      from: $12,295

      Islands of the Indian Ocean & South Africa

      Colombo to Cape Town 32 days - 10 Feb, 2019

      from: $7,950

      South Africa, Namibia & the Skeleton Coast

      Cape Town to Malaga 33 days - 12 Mar, 2019

      from: $6,795

      Namibia & Atlantic Islands SailAway

      Cape Town to Malaga 30 days - 15 Mar, 2019

      from: $5,750

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      Our blog

      My Camera, My Companion

      My Camera, My Companion

      Dec 13, 2018

      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 […]

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      What A Fabulous Thing To Do!

      What A Fabulous Thing To Do!

      Nov 30, 2018

      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 […]

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      From The Aegean To The Arctic

      From The Aegean To The Arctic

      Nov 21, 2018

      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 […]

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      Kings And Caliphs With Hugh Ellwood

      Kings And Caliphs With Hugh Ellwood

      Nov 8, 2018

      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 […]

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      A Short History Of The Shwedagon Pagoda

      A Short History Of The Shwedagon Pagoda

      Oct 31, 2018

      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 […]

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      World’s Oldest Intact Shipwreck Is Found In The Black Sea

      World’s Oldest Intact Shipwreck Is Found In The Black Sea

      Oct 23, 2018

      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 […]

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      A Visit To The Unspoiled Island Of Samothraki

      A Visit To The Unspoiled Island Of Samothraki

      Oct 19, 2018

      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 […]

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      The Gourmet Traveller: Mumbai

      The Gourmet Traveller: Mumbai

      Oct 18, 2018

      Today, our ‘Gourmet Traveller’ blog series is focusing on the flavourful delicacies and traditional dishes that await us in Mumbai – one of our favourite Asian destinations. Food and travel go hand in hand and one of the great pleasures of visiting a new city or country is sampling local culinary favourites. In India, of […]

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      City Guide: Copenhagen

      City Guide: Copenhagen

      Oct 9, 2018

      “Hygge” is a Danish word that is impossible to translate and difficult to define, but loosely speaking it is that very particular concept of conviviality and comfort that lies at the heart of Danish contentment. One may be tempted to think of it as having to do with candles, open fireplaces and warm blankets, but […]

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      Al-Iskandariyya: One Of The Greatest Cities In The Mediterranean

      Al-Iskandariyya: One Of The Greatest Cities In The Mediterranean

      Oct 8, 2018

      Aegean Odyssey will call at Alexandria (Al-Iskandariyya in Arabic), Egypt, later this month and we’re incredibly excited to be taking our guests back to this ancient land. Egypt is a place filled with wonderful history, culture and intrigue, and it’s a destination that we fell in love with several years ago when Aegean Odyssey visited […]

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      AEGEAN ODYSSEY -
      The best in small-ship cruising

      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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