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Mediterranean indulgence with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

13-day ocean cruise from £7,675 pp incl. flights

Free 2-Category suite upgrade

Summary

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Explore the best of the Eastern Mediterranean with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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Highlights

  • Lose yourself on the sun-kissed islands of Santorini, Crete and Rhodes
  • Discover ancient treasures in Ephesus
  • Seek out marine life amid the bays of Bozcaada
  • Join the cultures of east and west in bustling Istanbul
  • Enjoy it all alongside the all-inclusive luxuries of a Regent cruise

In Brief

  • 1 Night Athens
  • 1 Night Santorini
  • 1 Night Rhodes
  • 1 Night Alanya
  • 1 Night Limassol
  • 1 Night Antalya
  • 1 Night Kos
  • 1 Night Agios Nikolaos
  • 1 Night Bodrum
  • 1 Night Ephesus
  • 1 Night Bozcaada
  • 1 Night İstanbul

About

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Ocean cruise

Sailing in all-inclusive style from Athens to Istanbul, this is your chance to explore the best of the Eastern Mediterranean with Regent Seven Seas Cruises. It all begins in the Greek capital, where you'll step aboard your ship and into a world of unmatched, all-inclusive luxury showcased across a spectacular range of dining venues, public spaces and indulgent suites and staterooms, before setting sail to Santorini. Then, between the delights of the Greek Islands and the ancient wonders of Turkey's Bodrum and Ephesus, you'll discover everything from secluded bays to age-old fortresses as you sail onward to Istanbul and the meeting point of East and West.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Athens, Greece

Begin your holiday in style with included UK airport lounge access before your flight to Athens. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to the port in nearby Piraeus where you’ll board your waiting ship. Settle into your stateroom or suite, the settle into life onboard, perhaps with a relaxing treatment at the spa before indulging with the first of your included dinner. You’ll set sail this evening.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: D

Day 2
Santorini

You’ll arrive in Santorini this morning, a Greek Island jewel of whitewashed villages and dramatic volcanic landscapes tumbling down to the cobalt Aegean Sea. A choice of included shore excursions will introduce you to the best of the island, with everything from volcano, hot spring and wintery visits to wellness experiences and even an expert-led appreciation of Santorini’s musical heritage. 

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 3
Rhodes

Today you’ll delve into the rich history of Rhodes – site of the former Colossus, a wonder of the ancient world. From its Crusader inns to its famed Palace of the Masters and, of course, the Acropolis of Rhodes, you’ll join expert guides to unravel its myriad secrets, picking from a range of included excursion options. From history-rich tours to culinary adventures and even kayaking adventures, there’s something to suit all interests.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Alanya, Turkey

Alanya rose to prominence during the Middle Ages under the Seljuks, a tribe from central Asia that built the fortress and protective wall that still dominate the city. Thousands of archaeological pieces in the Alanya Museum attest to the city's importance through the ages. But history only touches on Alanya's considerable allure. The city sits on a lovely gulf, backed by the pine-forested Taurus Mountains on Turkey's beautiful Mediterranean coast. Discover ancient treasures and natural wonders alike on today’s choice of shore excursions.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Limmasol, Cyprus

Limassol is the jumping-off point to explore the ancient riches of Cyprus. View ancient ruins, vast groves of lemons, oranges and olives, majestic mountains and stunning beaches. Take the chance to explore Lemesos Castle, where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre or stroll through ancient Curium to admire its stunning mosaics, grand basilica and panoramic views over the sea. Otherwise, take the chance to venture inland to Nicosia and its wonders, the Cathedral of St. John, the Venetian fortifications, a restored old town and mosque and a fascinating museum.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Antalya Turkey

Discover this delightful ancient town and its many treasures, from Ottoman mansions and Byzantine churches and mosques to the impressive Hadrian’s Gate and the ancient Roman harbour, now restored and alive with cafés and pleasure boats. Or, head for the magnificent ruins of Perge and Aspendos and imagine the history of these cities, from Alexander to St. Paul, the Romans and Arabs. Stand in awe of the huge Roman theatre and the crumbling aqueduct, then seek out local handicrafts in the old town including carpets, copper ware, jewellery, leather goods and textiles. Finally, get a flavour for the region, showcased in everything from succulent kebabs to stuffed vine leaves and delicious cheese-filled pastries.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Kos, Greece

The island of Kos is rich in monuments and stunning scenery. You will find that the preferred way to get around the island is by bicycle and the preferred pastime is to bask on any of its beautiful beaches. Among the marquis attractions is the archaeological site of Asklepeion, thought to be the world’s first hospital built in honour of Hippocrates, the famed Greek physician. Toast to Kos by sampling the local wine at one of the many award-winning wineries or take a boat to Nisyros, famously known as the Island of the Volcano.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Crete

Crete’s eastern corner is home to the resort of Agios Nikolaos, a port that leads the way to the island’s most significant ancient ruins. The ancient Minoans lived on Crete as far back as 2500 BC in a society that was by far the most advanced at the time. The ruins of the Minoan palaces at Knossos date from 1700 to 1500 BC and reveal remarkable achievements. Join experts who'll showcase the hidden secrets of these ancient wonders, or head out along glorious coastlines to take in the island's other charms, from its delicious food to its glorious beaches and countryside.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 9
Bodrum, Turkey

Located in the southwestern corner of Anatolia, Bodrum is a seacoast town in which sleek yachts are anchored in twin bays beneath the walls of a medieval Crusaders’ castle. The town owes its fame to a man long dead (Mausolus) and his famous “Mausoleum,” one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bodrum’s other claim to fame comes from Herodotus, the “Father of History,” and the first person to write a comprehensive world history of the West.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Ephesus

Europe’s classical metropolis, Ephesus, was one of the largest cities in all of the Roman Empire, boasting one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis. Explore the ruins of its massive Theater, the Temple of Hadrian and the magnificent Celsus Library.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 11
Bozcaada

The tiny island of Bozcaada floats peacefully off the western coast of Turkey in the Dardanelles Strait that connects the Marmara to the Aegean. This charming port boasts untouched bays with a rich marine life, delightful local culture, significant historical heritage, and world-class wine.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 12
Istanbul

Once serving as the capital of the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires, Istanbul today offers impressive architecture, historic sites, dining, shopping, nightlife and exotic atmosphere. Spend time in the Old City to explore renowned places, like the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.

Stay: Seven Seas Navigator or Voyager

Meals: B L D

Day 13
Istanbul, Turkey

After breakfast this morning it’s time to disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Otherwise, you might want to extend your stay in Istanbul. Our specialists will be in hand to help with any arrangements.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

13-day ocean cruise from £7,675 pp incl. flights

Departure:

Free 2-Category suite upgrade
Book by: 30 January 2023

Special offers:

Upgrade Your Horizon offer: enjoy a free 2-category suite upgrade on selected voyages across all regions

Reduced deposit offer on all sailings

Includes

  • Scheduled flights from the UK to Athens and back from Istanbul
  • All-inclusive 12-night cruise aboard Seven Seas Navigator or Seven Seas Voyager depending on sailing date
  • Unlimited shore excursions included - choose from up to 59
  • Unlimited WiFi throughout the ship
  • Unlimited beverages including Fine Wines and Spirits throughout the Ship,
  • Specialty Restaurants
  • Pre-Paid Gratuities included
  • Penthouse suites and higher include personal butler service

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.



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