Crystal
Crystal Cruise

COASTAL BEAUTY AND CULTURAL HISTORY

Piraeus (Athens) to Civitavecchia (Rome)
25 April to 9 May 2024 | 14 Nights
Fares from $8 100 per person sharing

Sail on a captivating Mediterranean journey, commencing in Athens and sailing to Rome. From exploring Turkey’s cultural wonders and coastal towns to relaxing on the beaches of Mykonos and Chania and exploring the history of Valletta, Sicily, and Naples, this voyage perfectly blends history, culture, and scenic beauty.

1 Map
2 Athens

DAY 1 - PIRAEUS (ATHENS), GREECE

Explore Piraeus, Athens’ historic port to the Aegean islands. From here, it’s just a short trip to Athens, the cradle of Western civilization and democracy.

3 At Sea

DAY 2 - DAY AT SEA

Lose track of time by the Seahorse pool, where sun-kissed relaxation meets blissful leisure time.

4 Istanbul

DAYS 3 & 4 - ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Discover Istanbul, a city bridging two continents, where ancient architecture, diverse cuisine, and a rich cultural blend create a unique tapestry at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

5 Izmir

DAY 5 - IZMIR, TURKEY

Turkey’s third most populous town, Izmir, is a city full of history and heritage, as revealed in its fascinating archaeological sites and museums.

6 Kusadasi

DAY 6 - KUSADASI, TURKEY

Kusadasi is the gateway to Ephesus – the UNESCO-listed, 4,000-year-old city – as well as the Temple of Artemis (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), Basilica of St. John, and House of the Virgin Mary.

7 BODRUM

DAY 7 - BODRUM, TURKEY

Explore Bodrum’s vibrant Old Town, which blends contemporary shops, traditional bazaars, lively cafés, and the awe-inspiring Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, another of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

8 RHODES

DAY 8 - RHODES, GREECE

This architecturally diverse island features Hellenistic, Byzantine, Medieval, and Turkish influences under abundant sunshine.

9 MYKONOS

DAY 9 - MYKONOS, GREECE

This quintessential Greek gem boasts winding streets, graceful windmills, inviting beaches, and charming, blue-accented houses.

10 CHANIA

DAY 10 - CHANIA, GREECE

This spectacular town is known for its charming ambiance, incredible beaches, and medieval monuments, including the Frangokastello fortress.

11 At Sea

DAY 11 - DAY AT SEA

Visit Aurōra to enjoy a range of treatments accompanied by sauna and steam rooms, or head to the Technogym® fitness center.

12 VALETTA

DAY 12 - VALETTA, MALTA

Discover the capital city of Malta, a vibrant Mediterranean hub home to stunning baroque architecture and ancient ruins.

13 MESSINA

DAY 13 - MESSINA, SICILY, ITALY

Located in northeast Sicily, Messina is an Italian gem rich in historical monuments such as Messina Cathedral or the Temple of Christ the King. It is also known for its gelato and local wine.

14 NAPLES

DAY 14 - NAPLES, ITALY

An icon of Southern Italy, Naples is a historical treasure trove of architectural wonders, stunning coastal vistas, and culinary delights.

DAY 15 - CIVITAVECCHIA (ROME), ITALY

Discover the charming port town of Civitavecchia, the gateway to Rome, and the treasures of the Eternal City. Civitavecchia is noted for its fine seafood and beautiful monuments.

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16 ENTERTAINMENT

ENTERTAINMENT

Crystal proudly offers the most exceptional variety and quality of entertainment at sea, with multiple must-see performances most evenings.

PERFECTLY AT HOME

 

Warm, intuitive service; spacious and comfortable suites and social areas, butler service in every suite… all that’s left for you to do is relax.

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18 UMI UMA

UMI UMA

Few restaurants can boast a creative vision of contemporary cuisine like Nobu. Prepare to lose yourself in the beautiful décor and signature Japanese-Peruvian dishes.

24-HOUR IN-SUITE DINING

Enjoy a meal from the comfort of your suite while relaxing in Crystal comfort. Select from our inspired menu to delight you while you stay in, watch a movie, or read a favorite book.

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