Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems
71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase
Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart from and return to Piraeus.
3- and 4-Day Iconic Aegean Cruises feature five and six Aegean harbours, respectively: the 3-Day calls at Mykonos, Samos or Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion (Crete) and Santorini; the 4-Day calls at Mykonos, Samos or Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion and Santorini. Both itineraries include a full evening on Mykonos and a full evening on Santorini, while the 4-Day includes an entire day on Rhodes. The 3-Day Iconic Aegean Cruises set sail on 15 March 2019, with the final cruise of the season on 15 November 2019; the 4-Day Iconic Aegean Cruises set sail on 18 March 2019, with the final cruise of the season on 11 November 2019.
The 2019 Idyllic Aegean Cruise calls at Mykonos, Milos, Samos or Kusadasi, Heraklion and Santorini. This is the perfect cruise for those who want to experience the glamorous nightlife of Mykonos and Santorini, as this cruise includes an overnight on each island. This itinerary also includes an entire afternoon on Milos, a geological marvel famed for its natural beauty, its culture and history and its amazing beaches, some accessible by car, some by boat, all of them waiting to be explored; this itinerary also features an entire day on Crete. The first 7-Day Idyllic Aegean Cruise of 2019 embarks 15 April 2019; the last cruise sails 28 October 2019.
“We’ve planned these itineraries to include some of the region’s icons alongside some of its lesser-known destinations,” said Celestyal Cruises CEO Kerry Anastassiadis. “Based on the positive response we have received to the recently-introduced extension of our 2018 Aegean cruise season and the growing demand for the Celestyal Cruises experience, we will increase the number of calls our Iconic Cruises make in 2019 by nine percent over 2018.”