Cruise the Ancient World: 3 Continents, 5 Countries

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Cruise around the Mediterranean!

This 10-night vacation package combines land, sea, and three continents! Start with a few nights in Athens before boarding your cruise ship! Spend 7 nights on the Celestyal Crystal (or similar) as you sail to Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey. With different dining options, on board entertainment, a spa, fitness center, and cozy staterooms, you'll wonder why you don't cruise more often! Your vacation package includes a handful of guided sightseeing tours, all transfers, and more!

What's Included

  • Roundtrip, economy-class airfare to Athens (ATH)
  • All airport and cruise port transfers
  • 2 nights in Athens at the Titania Hotel, or similar
  • Half-day Athens city tour with the Acropolis
  • 7-night cruise on board the Celestyal Crystal (outside cabin, category XB), including the following:
    • Stops in Israel and Cyprus
    • Guided tour of Cairo including the Pyramids of Giza & National Archaeological Museum
    • Visits to the Acropolis of Lindo and the Citadel of Knights on the island of Rhodes, Greece
    • Sightseeing tour of Ancient Ephesus in Turkey
    • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily
    • All-inclusive beverage package (sparkling & mineral water, branded sodas, juices, coffees, Greek drinks, branded alcoholic drinks, classic cocktails, beer & Greek wine)
  • 1 nights in Athens at the Titania Hotel, or similar
  • Daily breakfast, 6 lunches & 7 dinners
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Great Ways to Explore
  • Explore the Acropolis and museum in Athens!

  • Visit the spectacular Pyramids of Giza in Egypt!

  • Explore Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the Mediterranean!

  • Stroll along the seafront promenade in Limassol, Cyprus!

  • Spend seven nights on a beautiful luxury cruise ship and enjoy the on board meals, entertainment, and amenities!

Package Overview

This incredible vacation package spans 5 countries on 3 continents during 10 nights! Begin with a few nights in Athens. Take a guided sightseeing tour including a visit to the Acropolis and spend free time exploring this amazing ancient city. On Day 3, you will board your cruise ship for 7 nights of fun! The Celestyal Crystal (or similar) is equipped with many amenities and luxuries to make your vacation memorable. You will love the ease and simplicity of cruising!

During the cruise part of your trip, you'll visit the following ports of call: Alexandria & Port Said, Egypt; Ashdod, Israel; Limassol, Cyprus; Rhodes, Greece; and Kusadasi, Turkey. Your included sightseeing tours are in Alexandria & Port Said, Rhodes, and Kusadasi. You'll have plenty of time in each port to explore independently, shop for souvenirs, try local foods, and more! Retreat to the ship at the end of each port day to experience delicious gourmet meals and fantastic entertainment!

At the end of your cruise, you'll return to Athens for one final night of exploration. 

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