BATHE IN THE BEAUTY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Nowhere on earth has quite the same appeal as the Mediterranean. Sun-kissed beaches beckon, blue seas sparkle, food is a visual and sensual feast, and it’s all underscored with sights and sites galore. Sail these glorious waters in 2024 aboard the newly refurbished Crystal Symphony and enjoy voyages that sail from 7 to 45 nights. Crystal’s attentive staff, destination-driven dining venues, and supreme onboard comfort will make you feel right at home in a region that never fails to deliver.
Crystal Symphony (606 guests) - 12-night Piraeus (for Athens) roundtrip from 13 to 25 April 2024
Bookended by Athens’ majesty, this voyage fuses history and beauty in equimeasure. Explore Ephesus’ UNESCO World Heritage site during a stop in Turkey’s Kusadasi, visit the Holy Land in Nazareth and Jerusalem, and visit the Cave of the Apocalypse in Paphos. Island hop through Rhodes, Crete, Santorini and Mykonos, before returning to Athens.
Crystal Symphony (606 guests) - 11-night Civitavecchia (for Rome) to Lisbon from 9 to 20 May 2024
Join us as we embrace the beauty of the Mediterranean during this 11-night adventure. Starting in Rome, sail first to Livorno, Italy’s gateway to Tuscany. Espouse the French Riviera next, with stops in Villefranche and Marseille, and then it’s viva España in Barcelona, Ibiza, and Malaga. Gibraltar and its eponymous rock come next, followed by Casablanca, and finally, lovely Lisbon.
Crystal Symphony (606 guests) - 45-night Lisbon to Monte Carlo from 20 May to 4 July 2024
Trace the footsteps of explorers past on a voyage that crosses continents, cuisines and cultures. Experience Barcelona’s famous fiestas and sietas, the magic of Istanbul’s grandeur, where bazaars beckon and minarets pierce the sky and the labyrinthine canals and splendor of Venice.
Crystal Symphony (606 guests) - 7-night Barcelona to Toulon (La Seyne) from 27 May to 3 June 2024
Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean lifestyle with this journey in its most glamorous spots. Setting off from Barcelona, start with the dazzling blue waters of Palma de Mallorca and its many beaches. Next, set down the Cote d’Azur for a visit to the chic town of Cannes, home to the eponymous film festival, and overnight in glittery Monte Carlo, Monaco. Portofino and Livorno add some Italian refinement and a chance to see the Tower of Pisa before ending in our final stop in La Seyne-sur-Mer (Toulon).
Crystal Symphony (606 guests) - 7-night Toulon (La Seyne) to Venice from 3 to 10 June 2024
A week-long voyage circling the long boot of Italy, starts in La Seyne before heading for the majesty of Rome. Sorrento follows with its famous limoncello, then the ruins of Naxos ahead of a stop in Greece’s stunning Corfu. Dubrovnik in Croatia adds a different Adriatic flavor, before ending the journey in Venice and its enchanting maze of canals.
“You’re going to find the same Crystal, enhanced.”
A&K Travel Group’s Executive Chairman, Mr Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio introduces the new chapter of Crystal. Discover the insights behind what he is most excited about, why A&K Travel Group acquired Crystal, what returning guests can expect onboard and on shore, and how the new Crystal is reducing its environmental footprint.
In this exclusive interview, Mr. Lefebvre answers key questions about Crystal’s journey, values, and his plans for its future. Gain invaluable perspectives from a true leader who has shaped the landscape of exceptional cruising and set new industry benchmarks.
OUR EXCEPTIONAL SUITES
UMI UMA BY NOBU MATSUHISA RESTAURANT AND SUSHI BAR
Savour the masterful cuisine of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa at Umi Uma. Incredible dining to match an incredible journey.
Crystal Symphony (606 guests)
With elegant lines and sweeping ocean views, our intimate ship houses expansive suites and guest rooms, alongside a world-class choice of dining, wellness and entertainment.
Dining with Crystal is the ultimate culinary experience. With nine distinct options, we offer the best food for whatever suits your mood. Enjoy everything from award-winning innovative fusion cuisine and signature cocktail bars to the best of traditional food and wine.
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