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Eastern Mediterranean Gems - Istanbul to Athens Cruise

  • Departure DateFri 2nd Aug 2024
  • Oceania Cruises Vista
  • 12 Night Cruise From Istanbul
  • Cruise Only From £4,779 pp

Itinerary

  • Istanbul
  • Mitilini (Lesvos)
  • Kusadasi
  • Santorini
  • Katakolon
  • Corfu
  • Kotor
  • Dubrovnik
  • Chania, Crete
  • Athens

What's Included

  • Complimentary Shore Excursion Credit
  • Complimentary Champagne, Wine & More
  • Complimentary Gourmet Speciality Dining
  • Complimentary Soft Drinks, Bottled Water, Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Unlimited WiFi
  • Luxurious accommodation in stylish staterooms on board Mid-sized, elegant ships
  • Finest cuisine at sea, served in a variety of distinctive open-seating restaurants, all at no additional charge
  • 24-hour room service
  • WiFi
  • Overseas Shuttle Service on selected journeys
  • Concierge Level Staterooms with exclusive Privileges including access to Concierge Lounge
  • 24-hour Butler service & additional amenities in Penthouse Suites and above including: Priority embarkation & luggage delivery, in-suite dining, garment pressing & shoe shine service & welcome bottle of Champagne

Prices from pp

TypeBalconySuite
Cruise Only
£4,779
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Fly Cruise
£5,429
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Cruise Only - price based on cruise only, call to add flights from your regional airport.
Fly Cruise - flights are included, call to discuss flights from your regional airport, flight supplements may apply.
Voyage Code: VIS240802

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Day 1 - Istanbul

Arrive: Fri 02 August 2024

Indulge your eyes and senses in this magnificent city astride two continents. Visit beautiful Topkapi Palace, the awesome Hagia Sophia and the impressive Blue Mosque. Cruise the Bosphorus to see the city and its surroundings from another perspective. Visit one of the many museums or stroll through the spice market and the famous Grand Bazaar.

Day 2 - Istanbul

Depart: Sat 03 August 2024 at 18:00

Indulge your eyes and senses in this magnificent city astride two continents. Visit beautiful Topkapi Palace, the awesome Hagia Sophia and the impressive Blue Mosque. Cruise the Bosphorus to see the city and its surroundings from another perspective. Visit one of the many museums or stroll through the spice market and the famous Grand Bazaar.

Day 3 - Mitilini (Lesvos)

Arrive: Sun 04 August 2024 at 09:00 / Depart: Sun 04 August 2024 at 18:00

Explore this bustling city's ancient roots, and visit the huge castle perched on the hill - the beautiful Greek theater that the Romans repaired and then copied back in Rome! See the impressive Cathedral and the Church of St. Nicholas, converted from a mosque. Enjoy the Archaeological Museum or one of the fine art museums with collections of important works. Venture into the old quarter near the waterfront to enjoy the old Turkish mansions or into the countryside and discover quaint villages where time has stopped.

Day 4 - Kusadasi

Arrive: Mon 05 August 2024 at 08:00 / Depart: Mon 05 August 2024 at 21:00

Meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus and marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened Terrace Houses. Or journey to three monumental cities of antiquity - Priene, Miletus and Didyma - renowned for their majestic temples and impressive, beautifully preserved stadiums.

Day 5 - Santorini

Arrive: Tue 06 August 2024 at 07:00 / Depart: Tue 06 August 2024 at 16:00

Visit the beautiful whitewashed hilltop towns of Oia and Fira and their breathtaking views of the caldera below. See the stunning artifacts in Fira's museum, including recent finds from the excavation of Akrotiri, thought by many to be the legendary city of Atlantis, or visit a winery. Stroll through the winding streets with fantastic views around every corner.

Day 6 - Katakolon

Arrive: Wed 07 August 2024 at 08:00 / Depart: Wed 07 August 2024 at 18:00

Visit ancient Olympia where the Olympic Games began in 776 B.C. and stroll around this deserted sanctuary, admiring the temples, altars and treasuries, and stand on the ground where ancient athletes practiced before competing. Or enjoy a pleasant drive through the countryside past quaint villages to a local vineyard and sample the wines, local cheeses and other foods.

Day 7 - Corfu

Arrive: Thu 08 August 2024 at 08:00 / Depart: Thu 08 August 2024 at 18:00

Immerse yourself in this island of glorious scenery and beaches, serene monasteries, beautiful palaces, traditional mountain towns and Corfu's lovely old Venetian quarter. Or visit the ornate Achilleion Palace, built by Empress Sissi of Austria and filled with dramatic sculptures of the Greek hero Achilles.

Day 8 - Kotor

Arrive: Fri 09 August 2024 at 08:00 / Depart: Fri 09 August 2024 at 19:00

Kotor is a beautiful walled medieval city of twisting, pink-paved streets, markets and architecture reflecting Byzantine to Venetian influences. Stroll through the compact old town, admire the impressive walls and tour the imposing St. Tryphon Cathedral, consecrated in 1166.

Day 9 - Dubrovnik

Arrive: Sat 10 August 2024 at 07:00 / Depart: Sat 10 August 2024 at 19:00

Enjoy a walk through this famous walled medieval city and its exquisite Venetian monuments. See the Franciscan monastery and explore the Rector's palace and the cathedral. Or explore the countryside with a visit to lovely Cavtat, an enchanting seaside resort that began life as a Greek and then Roman colony. Then visit a local family in a Konavle Valley village and enjoy their hospitality over a traditional welcome of brandy and figs with a serenade by local musicians.

Day 10 - Cruising the Ionian Sea

Day 11 - Chania, Crete

Arrive: Mon 12 August 2024 at 07:00 / Depart: Mon 12 August 2024 at 18:00

Chania wears its past on its sleeve. Spend the day in museums, from those uncovering the ancient history buried beneath the rocky soil to those celebrating Greece’s magnificent maritime history and the region’s unique folklore. Visit the ruins of the city-state of Aptera, a powerhouse in Minoan and Hellenistic times and eventually a Roman stronghold.

Day 12 - Athens

Arrive: Tue 13 August 2024 at 06:00

Climb up the magnificent Acropolis and stand in awe of the Parthenon, the beautiful temples and the view over Athens stretched out before you. See city highlights including the new and old Olympic stadiums. Journey to Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon overlooking the sea, or visit ancient Corinth and the narrow Corinth Canal cut through miles of solid rock.

Day 13 - Athens

Depart: Wed 14 August 2024

Climb up the magnificent Acropolis and stand in awe of the Parthenon, the beautiful temples and the view over Athens stretched out before you. See city highlights including the new and old Olympic stadiums. Journey to Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon overlooking the sea, or visit ancient Corinth and the narrow Corinth Canal cut through miles of solid rock.

Vista From Oceania Cruises

Vista is your world from a new perspective and honors our passion for serving The Finest Cuisine at Sea with imaginative new dining concepts and the debut of new epicurean delights. Be among the first to experience Ember, the newest addition to the Oceania Cruises family of restaurants, and Aquamar, Kitchen, offering an array of indulgent, wellness-inspired dishes. Enjoy unforgettable dining experiences at treasured and iconic dining venues that have been elevated to new heights, from the refined elegance of The Grand Dining Room to the ultimate steakhouse experience at Polo Grill. Join us as we embark on the next chapter of Oceania Cruises’ culinary story.

Ship Cabins

Concierge Level Solo Veranda Stateroom

Solo travelers have a fresh reason to delight in this new category of stateroom designed exclusively for them. Spacious and airy yet cozy, each features all of the comforts and luxuries world travelers expect. Concierge Level Solo Veranda Staterooms offer a sitting area overlooking the private veranda, separate sleeping area with a sumptuously comfortable Tranquility Bed and copious storage space. Solo guests, like all sailing in Concierge Level, receive an astonishing array of amenities such as free laundry service and keycard access to the exclusive Concierge Lounge and unlimited use of the sublime Aquamar Spa Terrace. Exclusive Concierge Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from The Grand Dining Room Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority noon ship embarkation Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board++ Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda Complimentary pressing of garment upon embarkation++ Complimentary shoeshine service

Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

Vista’s Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms envelop guests in lavish comfort. Shades of cream and rich fawn set the tone for a luxuriant respite with an extravagantly dressed queen-size Tranquility Bed, sumptuously comfortable sitting area and a private veranda to take in the marvels of the surrounding seascapes. All feature extraordinary closet and storage space, and a marble bath with walk-in rainforest shower. A wealth of additional amenities, such as a dedicated Concierge Lounge, unlimited use of the Aquamar Spa Terrace, room service from The Grand Dining Room and free laundry services, elevates the experience to the sublime. Exclusive Concierge Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from The Grand Dining Room Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority noon ship embarkation Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board++ Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda Complimentary pressing of garment upon embarkation++ Complimentary shoeshine service

Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

Vista’s Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms envelop guests in lavish comfort. Shades of cream and rich fawn set the tone for a luxuriant respite with an extravagantly dressed queen-size Tranquility Bed, sumptuously comfortable sitting area and a private veranda to take in the marvels of the surrounding seascapes. All feature extraordinary closet and storage space, and a marble bath with walk-in rainforest shower. A wealth of additional amenities, such as a dedicated Concierge Lounge, unlimited use of the Aquamar Spa Terrace, room service from The Grand Dining Room and free laundry services, elevates the experience to the sublime. Exclusive Concierge Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from The Grand Dining Room Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority noon ship embarkation Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board++ Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda Complimentary pressing of garment upon embarkation++ Complimentary shoeshine service

French Veranda Stateroom

Measuring 240 square feet, Vista’s French Veranda Staterooms are the epitome of spaciousness and ingenuity. Bathed in soft tones of harvest and wheat punctuated with seagrass and bold sienna, each is furnished with a queen-size Tranquility Bed piled high with plush linens and plump pillows, a comfortable seating area, thoughtful amenities, abundant storage space and an oversized bathroom. French Veranda Stateroom Amenities Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive, with 1,000-thread-count linens Complimentary soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar Complimentary still & sparkling Vero Water Bulgari amenities Room service menu 24 hours a day Twice-daily maid service Oversized rainforest shower Belgian chocolates with turndown service Interactive television system with on-demand movies, weather and more Wireless Internet access and cellular service Writing desk and stationery Plush cotton towels Thick cotton robes and slippers Handheld hair dryer Security safe

Veranda Stateroom

Veranda Stateroom

Oceania Suite

Spacious and sophisticated with a metropolitan flair, the 14 Oceania Suites are situated in prime locations atop the ship to offer unparalleled views. Averaging approximately 1,000 to 1,200 square feet, each radiates an ambiance of exquisite residential luxury. Thoughtfully appointed living and dining spaces, including the oversized private teak veranda, invite gracious entertaining while the master bedroom provides the perfect retreat for relaxation with its grand king-size bed, dressing room and opulent marble-clad bathroom. Each home away from home features the added luxury of a cozy study or guest studio and guest bathroom. Oceania Suites offer a dedicated Butler and keycard access to the suites-only Executive Lounge. Oceania Suite Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority 11 am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day 24-hour Butler service Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Fresh fruit basket replenished daily Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board Customized entertainment system Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities Choice of daily printed newspaper Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery Cashmere lap blankets Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection Complimentary shoeshine service Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++

Owner's Suite

Spanning the full beam of the ship, each of the three Owner’s Suites on board Vista boasts more than 2,500 square feet of luxury. Adding to the spaciousness, floor-to-ceiling windows in every room create an airy atmosphere filled with natural light and surrounded by extraordinary views. These seagoing suites are styled exclusively in Ralph Lauren Home in a harmonious symphony of new furniture introductions and iconic classics. The dramatic double-doored entry opens onto a grand foyer that leads to the dining room, where an arching wall of glass overlooks the sea. The centerpiece here is an elegant Brook Street Salon dining table surrounded by Holbrook Director’s Chairs from Ralph Lauren Home, while the adjacent living room showcases a pared-down approach to modern furnishings with a nautical flair and glamorous accents. A chic rosewood cocktail bar stands ready to entertain, and another wall of glass opens onto an expansive teak veranda. The master bedroom is an entire retreat unto itself, featuring a luxurious Cote d’Azur king-size bed, capacious walk-in closets, and an opulent master bath with a large soaking tub and an ocean-view shower. A second teak veranda off the master bedroom promises peaceful solitude amidst the refined elegance. Owner Suite Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority 11 am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day 24-hour Butler service Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Fresh fruit basket replenished daily Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board Optional private in-suite embarkation day lunch from noon to 2 pm in Owner’s Suites Customized entertainment system Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities Choice of daily printed newspaper Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery Cashmere lap blankets Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection Complimentary shoeshine service Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++

Penthouse Suite

An overabundance of space and elevated levels of luxury define the Penthouse Suite experience. Ingenious design and tony furnishings punctuate the space, which is resplendent in rich upholstery, fine leathers and stunning works of art. Measuring 440 square feet, Penthouse Suites feature the added luxuries of a walk-in closet, an oversized bath with dual vanities and of course, a large private veranda overlooking the sea. Penthouse guests also have unlimited use of the sublime Aquamar Spa Terrace along with Butler service and keycard access to the suites-only Executive Lounge with a dedicated Concierge. Penthouse Suite Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority noon ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day 24-hour Butler service Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board Cashmere lap blankets Complimentary shoeshine service Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++

Vista Suite

Offering the loftiest of locations that afford sweeping 180-degree views and 1,450 to 1,850 square feet of living space, the eight Vista Suites are designed to be the ultimate seaside villas. Swathed in subtle tones that pay deference to the sea and sky and accented by luminescent marbles, granites and rich weathered oak, each is a true retreat. The airy living room is flanked by a handsome dining room and bar area, which feature commanding views and open onto the expansive teak veranda. An extravagant master suite features a capacious wardrobe room and dressing area adjacent to the oversized and sunlit master bathroom complete with porcelain soaking tub. Vista Suites offer an additional layer of pampering with 24-hour Butler service and access to the suites-only Executive Lounge. Vista Suite Privileges In addition to Stateroom Amenities Complimentary laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority 11 am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day 24-hour Butler service Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Fresh fruit basket replenished daily Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board Customized entertainment system Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities Choice of daily printed newspaper Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery Cashmere lap blankets Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection Complimentary shoeshine service Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++
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