Greek Isles September 2019 | Craig Travel

Greek Isles September 2019

Greek Isles
Voyages to Antiquity
mv Aegean Odyssey
September 24, 2019 to October 7, 2019
14 Days
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CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

Delve into the history and legacy of the Greeks, from the emergence of the great Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to the magnificent artistic and architectural achievements of the Byzantines. Explore the landmarks of Classical Greece as you discover the many wonders of Athens including the world famous Acropolis. Be blown away by the spectacular sights of the Gulf of Corinth; explore one of the greatest cities of the Mycenaean civilization, Mycenae, where Europe’s oldest piece of monumental statuary stands. Explore Epidaurus, the city dedicated to Asclepius, the God of Healing, and walk through the ruins of the medical facilities as well as through the astonishing theatre. Discover the incredibly well-preserved Minoan site of Akrotiri covered in pumice by a volcanic eruption. Take in the sights of fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites and be inspired by the unique scenery of the Greek Isles.

So, there you have it: a journey that takes you to some of the most important sites of Classical Greece and also to some of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean. All this accompanied by early autumn breezes and expert lecturers.

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CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

While the basic cruise is suitable for all clients who meet our basic criteria, this cruise includes a variety of shore excursions and land components, all of which will require a degree of physical fitness. Members should be in good physical health and physically active to thoroughly enjoy all aspects of this cruise.

Inclusive Features
  • 8 night cruise on the mv Aegean Odyssey, based on sharing a stateroom in the category selected
  • All meals and entertainment on board plus wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner
  • 2 night accommodation in Athens
  • 1 night accommodations in Delphi and Nauplia
  • 10 included shore excursions (some ports offer more than one option to choose from)
  • Included porterage where available
  • On board enrichment program and lectures from guest speakers
  • Air-inclusive rates also include: Estimated return economy airfare from cities listed; Transfers between the airport, hotels and the ship; All current air taxes, fuel surcharges and fees; Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value

Ports of Call

mv Aegean Odyssey

Voyages to Antiquity

Our 11,560 ton cruise ship is large enough to provide all the important cruise ship amenities but small enough to be intimate and personal, carrying just 378 guests in modern comfort. Enjoy the onboard services that include 2 restaurants (single seating for all meals), 3 lounges, a large lecture hall/theatre, a library, an internet centre and a medical centre. Relax on the ample deck space, in the observation lounge or enjoy the gym, sauna, spa, Jacuzzi and outdoor pool. Staterooms in Cat. G through M average 130 - 150sq ft. while staterooms in Cat. F and above are 200 sq. ft. or larger and have extra concierge amenities. All staterooms have twin beds (Cat. G and above are convertible to queen size beds). The ship does not have a casino and evening entertainment is relatively casual (no grand Vegas shows). Enrichment lectures will be a cruise feature with experts from a variety of fields.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
M Standard Inside (Columbus, Belvedere)
L Premium Inside (Columbus)
K Premium Inside (Belvedere)
J Standard Outside (Columbus)
I Premium Outside (Bridge)
H Premium Outside (Belvedere, Columbus)
G Premium Outside (Lido, Bridge)
F Deluxe Outside (Lido, Bridge, Belvedere)
E Deluxe Outside (Belvedere)
D* Deluxe Outside (Belvedere)
C* Deluxe Outside (Lido, Bridge)
B* Junior Suite (Lido)
A* Owner’s Suite (Lido)

*Cabins have a balcony. All categories are subject to availability at time of booking. Book early for best choice. Above rates are per person based on sharing the category chosen and include return airfare, the cruise and all related land arrangements. See Deck Plan for full details on various categories available. Ask for single prices or visit our website. This cruise will be escorted with a minimum of 20 travellers.

While most shore excursions are included, gratuities for local guides and/or drivers will be at your discretion (not included). Prices are based on rates, taxes and fees effective June 2018 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.


Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Montreal / Ottawa
Halifax / Winnipeg
St. John’s
Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver

Airfares from other gateways are available on request.

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended. Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $245 to $486 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $182 to $404 pp plus applicable taxes. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to our Terms and Conditions for more details. 

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Final Payment Date:
Thursday, May 23, 2019