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Voyages To Antiquity: Officially The Best Small-Ship Cruise Line

Voyages to Antiquity was recently awarded with the prestigious title of ‘Best Small Ship Cruise Line’ in the consumer voted British Travel Awards 2017, we also managed to pick up a Silver award for ‘Best Specialist Cruise Line’, but it doesn’t end there. Since 2009, VTA has collected enough industry-recognised awards to fill a ship and we couldn’t have done it without you.  Voyages to Antiquity has come a long way since its creation back in 2009 and we’re incredibly …

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London To Rome Through A Camera Lens

Every year, a photography competition is open to Probus members across Australia and in 2017, the first-prize winner of that competition – in association with Cruise Traveller and Voyages to Antiquity – was Jenny Kohlhagen. The theme of the competition this year was “40 years of friendship, fellowship and fun” and Jenny’s photo outshined all others, making her the lucky winner of a London to Rome sailing aboard Aegean Odyssey. This was her experience of small-ship cruising. What a fantastic …

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Cruise Spotlight: European Connoisseur

In June 2018, Aegean Odyssey will begin her ‘European Connoisseur’ sailing from Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. As she heads north along the Iberian coast, she will make calls in Portugal and northern Spain before arriving in France and England. This exciting itinerary features 9 included tours, and in our blog today, we’re taking a closer look at what awaits during you visits to Seville, Lisbon, Oporto, Vigo, Bordeaux, Falmouth and Dartmouth. Before joining Aegean Odyssey, you …

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A Winter’s Tale From Voyages To Antiquity

Our blog today is a story from our Managing Director, Jos Dewing, that tells of Voyages to Antiquity’s unique beginning and ultimately sheds light on our winter 2018/19 programme. A season that we are immensely proud of and that is a true epic of the ocean waves; a five-month, six-cruise exotic adventure that begins and ends in Aegean Odyssey’s spiritual home of Athens and takes in half the world in between. It is always fascinating to learn that the things …

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Cruise Spotlight: Classical Italy And The Adriatic

Spring is a wonderful time of year to visit the Adriatic and in May 2018, Aegean Odyssey will sail from the port of Venice to the eternal city of Rome on her ‘Classical Italy and the Adriatic’ cruise. Today in our blog, we’re putting the cruise spotlight on the spectacular destinations you can explore on this sailing and taking a closer look at a selection of our included tours that are offered in Venice, Urbino, Split, Dubrovnik, Lecce, Corfu, Sarande, …

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Cruise Spotlight: Ancient Greece And The Dalmatian Coast

In May 2018, Aegean Odyssey will sail from the port of Athens on her ‘Ancient Greece and Dalmatian Coast’ cruise. Spring is a very pleasant time of year to visit this region and today in our blog, we’re putting the cruise spotlight on the wonderful destinations you can explore on this sailing and taking a closer look at a selection of our included tours that are offered.  Your journey begins with a 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay in the ancient city …

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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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