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The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik

A History Of Dubrovnik Old Town

Our small-ship Aegean Odyssey takes our guests to some of the most historical and beautiful places in the world in true style and ultimate comfort, and two of the regions that we sail – the Adriatic and the Aegean – are always firm favourites. To celebrate this fascinating area of our world, we wanted to highlight some of the wonderful things you can see and do with us on voyages to the region and today, we’re looking at the UNESCO …

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Aegean Odyssey: Par Excellence

Respected travel writer Anthony Nicholas recently joined Aegean Odyssey on a 2-week sailing around the Mediterranean, visiting destinations such as Livorno, Cadiz, Monte Carlo, Genoa and Marseille. We asked Anthony if he would write a blog about his cruise and instead of the destinations taking the spotlight, it is Aegean Odyssey herself that has the leading role and she may just steal a little piece of your heart. There are quite a few compelling reasons why a voyage on Aegean …

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Greek Island Cruising And The Arts Society 50th Anniversary

In October 2018, Aegean Odyssey will sail out of Athens for a very real voyage to the stories and art of Antiquity. This is a journey that will celebrate The Arts Society (formerly known as NADFAS) 50th Anniversary and with that comes a visual feast of art, architecture and the vivid stories behind them. Joining the sailing will be Archaeologist Gillian Hovell and aside from offering interesting lectures on board, she will also be exploring ashore. These are some of …

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The Beautiful Waterfalls Of Iceland

In 2018, Aegean Odyssey will once again visit the charming shores of Iceland, allowing her guests to witness some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Among the highlights are two waterfalls that leave visitors in awe each year: Godafoss and Gullfoss. Our included tours feature both, but many people don’t realise there’s so much more behind them than just a torrent of water. In our blog today, we take a look at the history of these impressive natural …

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Casablanca: Founded In The Berber Kingdom Of Barghawata

One of our favourite destinations to visit is Morocco, it’s a vibrant country that is steeped in exciting history and culture, and where you will find one of the most impressive mosques in the world: the Hassan II Mosque. We visit Morocco almost every year and Casablanca has become one of our most-loved ports. There’s so much to see and do here and it’s a highlight on our upcoming Seville to Malaga and Andalusian Spain and Morocco cruises in October …

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Aegean Odyssey 2018 Autumn Highlights: Ancient Cultures And Fascinating History

Our wonderful 2018 journeys have been designed to take advantage of the seasons. Along the way, you will enjoy expertly-crafted tours of the great treasures of antiquity, scenic and river cruising and a variety of social events on board. Join us in 2018 as we explore some of the most impressive regions on earth and with part 3 and ultimately the final part of this blog series, we head south for autumn and end with the ancient treasures of lands …

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Aegean Odyssey 2018 Summer Highlights: Inaugural Visits And New Adventures

Our unforgettable 2018 journeys have been designed to take advantage of the seasons. Along the way, you will enjoy expertly-crafted tours of the great treasures of antiquity, scenic and river cruising and a variety of social events on board. Join us in summer 2018 as we explore some of the most impressive regions on earth and with part 2 of this blog series, we venture north to the British Isles, Norwegian Fjords and Iceland. River cruising, cities, chateaux and Vineyards …

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Aegean Odyssey 2018 Spring Highlights: Exciting Destinations And Spectacular Sights

Our unforgettable 2018 journeys have been designed to take advantage of the seasons. Along the way, you will enjoy expertly-crafted tours of the great treasures of antiquity, scenic and river cruising and a variety of social events on board. Join us in 2018 as we explore some of the most impressive regions on earth and with part 1 of this blog series, we begin with Spring and some of our more traditional ports of call in the Aegean, Adriatic and …

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Celtic Scotland and Ireland by Brian Williams

In our blog today, Professor Brian Williams, University of Aberdeen, looks at what our guests booked on Aegean Odyssey’s ‘Celtic Scotland and Ireland’ sailing in July 2017 can expect from this majestic sailing. Our award-winning small-ship will take in some of the regions most impressive scenery and some of its most alluring ports of call. Far more than just an ocean cruise, this voyage will offer breathtaking scenery ashore and from the open decks of Aegean Odyssey. Scotland witnessed the birth of the …

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Egypt: The Land Of The Pharaohs

In October 2018, Aegean Odyssey will take her guests on a remarkable journey through Greece and Egypt on a cruise and land tour that combines the very best of these two ancient lands. It’s been several years since Voyages to Antiquity visited Egypt and we are thrilled and very excited to be taking our guests back to this fascinating part of our world. Aegean Odyssey’s ‘Aegean Experience and Cairo’ adventure will begin with land tours and hotel stays in Athens, …

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