Experience the best of both cruising worlds on a unique itinerary that offers the scope of exploration of an ocean cruise complemented by the allure and immersion of a river cruise!
Taking full advantage of 350-guest Aegean Odyssey's ideal size, we have combined coastal ocean cruising with cruising along Europe's most charming rivers on select 2018 cruises.
Each of these special cruises offers the opportunity to explore beautiful islands and inlets of the Mediterranean, Aeagean, and Northern Waters by sea, as well as the added bonus of river cruising, for a wholly unique experience. Cruise Spain's Guadalquivir River into the heart of Seville, take in the alluring French countryside as you cruise the Gironde River, or admire the spectacular shores of England as you embark from iconic Tower Bridge along the Thames.
In 2018, we will be cruising even more rivers than ever before, featuring five European rivers: the Seine, Loire, Gironde, Guadalquivir, and the Thames.
Begin your voyage with a two night stay in Rome, giving you plenty of time to see the great sites, including the Vatican, Colosseum and Ostia Antica. Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising the Italian Riviera to France, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await you. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
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 St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and visit England’s West Country.
This maiden cruise to Norway begins in London before sailing to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Cross the North Sea to Norway and enter one of the largest fjords in the world, Hardangerfjord. You will also have the opportunity to visit the village of Geiranger, capital Oslo, and the fun-loving city of Amsterdam.
Discover the dramatic and unique landscape of Iceland with gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Not only is this legendary island home to spectacular geological features, it is also blessed with fantastic bird and animal life. The other remote and equally beautiful Shetland also feature in this itinerary.
After a two-night hotel stay in London, this fabulous cruise sets sail beneath the gaze of London’s Tower Bridge, on a circumnavigation of the scepter'd isle beginning with the cobblestone streets of St Peter Port in the Channel Islands. You will also enjoy the world's largest global garden, the Eden Project in Cornwall, explore the Abbey Gardens of Tresco and step ashore on the Isle of Angelsey in Wales, before cruising to the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh, followed by York.
Discover the dramatic and unique landscape of Iceland with gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Not only is this legendary island home to spectacular geological features, it is also blessed with fantastic bird and animal life. The other remote and equally beautiful Shetland and Orkney Islands also feature in this itinerary.
No maiden cruise to the great rivers of France would be complete without a trip along one of the most romantic waterways in the world, the Seine, taking you inland to Rouen, the capital of Normandy, for an opportunity to enjoy a day out in romantic Paris, the City of Lights. This cruise also includes a stroll through the coastal port of Honfleur, wine tasting in Bordeaux and sightseeing in the Spanish province of Galicia, ending with a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
Sail the Guadalquivir River in Spain before crossing the mouth of the Mediterranean to the souks, markets and palaces of Morocco, including Marrakesh, the walled city of Taroudant and Casablanca. Explore the volcanic landscapes and parks of Lanzarote and La Palma in the Canaries, before completing your journey in Tenerife.