Exotic Empires of the Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Overview

From the heart of the Ancient Greek Empire, Athens to the centre of the Ottoman Empire Istanbul. This adventure around the eastern Mediterranean after a brief stop in Athens, explores the charming islands of Mykonos, Patmos and Crete. Where olive and lemon groves are spread over the rocky countryside and quaint whitewashed villages cling to sun drenched shorelines. Continue to the port of Kusadasi, Turkey where you can visit the ancient site of Ephesus built in the 10th Century and the remains of this once infamous city. Your final destination is the Turkish capital of Istanbul, where east meet west a true cross roads of cultures. The city has in the past been occupied by the Greeks, Romans and Venetians before the Ottomans stormed in town. Straddling two continents, it is easy to see why this city was of strategic importance. Sprinkled through the city you can see architectural influences from each of the previous occupants from the ancient walls to the many palace, castles and towers, notably the Hagia Sophia which today is home to a museum. The food also follows the feeling of the meeting of two world with everything for tasty Asian treats to sumptuous Italian affairs, the choice is literally endless.  This fantastic city is a great end to an escape the Eastern Med!

  • Exotic Empires of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Seabourn
  • Seabourn Ovation
  • Eastern Mediterranean
  • 23 October 2020
  • 11 nights
  • Athens (Piraeus)
  • CDT73824
  • Cruise and Stay

      Included in this Package

    • International flights from London
    • Private transfers
    • One Night Five-Star Bed & Breakfast Hotel Athens
    • Three Nights Five-Star Bed and Breakfast Hotel Istanbul
    • Full Day City Tour Istanbul with Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar
    • Seven Night Ultra Luxury Inclusive Cruise aboard Seabourn Ovation

1 London / London

Fly from London to Athens. Private transfer to hotel

2 Athens (Piraeus)

Private transfer to the port, embark Seabourn Ovation and depart

3 Patmos
4 Kusadasi
5 Mykonos
6 Skiathos
7 Bozcaada
8 Istanbul

Private transfer to hotel

9 Istanbul, Turkey

Full Day City Tour Istanbul with Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar

10 Istanbul, Turkey
11 Istanbul, Turkey
12 London / London

Private transfer to the airport for return flight to London

* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.

What's Included

  • All Inclusive Cruise
  • City Tour
  • Hand & Hold Luggage
  • Post Cruise Hotel Stay
  • Pre Cruise Hotel Stay
  • Private Transfers
  • Scheduled Flights

Extra Benefits

  • ★ City Tours
  • ★ Hotel Stays

  • 09-Oct-2020
    Exotic Empires of the Eastern Mediterranean
    £3249
* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.
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