Celestyal Cruises has released details of its 2021 and 2022 deployment featuring new ports of call in Syros, Agios Nikolaos (Crete) and Thessaloniki.
The cruise line has also incorporated additional seven-night Steps of Paul sailings due to popular demand and amended itineraries to ensure guests enjoy as much time ashore as possible.
Highlights of the 2021 and 2022 sailings include:
- New three and four-night “Iconic Discovery” Celestyal Olympia- The all-inclusive, three-night “Iconic Discovery” itinerary provides an exceptional value, starting at just $610, per person, and the four-night “Iconic Discovery” itinerary starts at just $770, per person. Winter departures for the three- and four-night “Iconic Discovery”are from Oct. 25th to Nov. 26th, 2021; Mar. 4th to 11th, 2022; and Oct. 31st to Nov. 25th, 2022.
Summer mini-break sailings for the three- and four-night “Iconic Aegean”itinerary also start at just $610, per person and remains unchanged between Mar. 15th and Oct. 22nd, 2021; and Mar. 14th to Oct. 28th, 2022.
Seven-Night “Idyllic Aegean” on Celestyal Crystal- On the seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” round-trip itinerary from Athens, Heraklion (Crete) is replaced with Agios Nikolaos (Crete). Celestyal Cruises offers five pre-bookable excursions from Agios Nikolaos: “The Palace of Knossos & Cosmopolitan Heraklion”; “A Delectable Day in Crete”; a “River Trekking Tour through the amazing Richtis Gorge”; a “Cretan Jeep Safari;” and the “Crystal Clear Waters of Elounda & Spinalonga.”
The seven-night ‘Idyllic Aegean” all-inclusive cruise starts at $1,250, per person and has departures between April 3rd and Oct. 9th, 2021 and April 30th and Oct. 8th, 2022.
Seven-night ‘Eclectic Aegean’ sailings on Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Cruises has amended the “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary to maximize time ashore and to enable a new embarkation/disembarkation port for the added convenience of drive markets from the Balkans and additional airlift from Western and Northern Europe. Thessaloniki has replaced Heraklion and there is now a full day in Santorini, guaranteeing the “signature sunsets” on all departures, even in the spring, autumn and winter. Pre-bookable excursions in Thessaloniki include Panoramic Thessaloniki; The Royal Tombs of Vergina and Land of Alexander The Great.
The seven-night, all-inclusive “Eclectic Aegean” start at $1,250, per person and has departures between Oct. 23rd and Nov. 6th, 2021, April 9th to 23rd, 2022 and Oct. 29th to Nov. 12th, 2022.
Award-Winning seven-night “Three Continents” sailings on Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Cruises has removed the technical call into Alexandria, Egypt on the “Three Continents” itinerary and Celestyal Crystal will sail directly from Athens to Port Said, Egypt, maximizing the included full-day excursion to Cairo with a visit to the Pyramidis of Giza.
The seven-night, all-inclusive “Three Continents” cruise starts at $1,250, per person and has departures between Mar. 6th to 27th, 2021; Nov. 20th to Dec. 25th, 2021 with a special New Year’s sailing which includes an extra free night onboard in Athens upon the return; Mar. 5th to April 2nd, 2022 and Nov. 19th to Dec. 31st, 2022 including Christmas and New Year’s departures.
Seven-Night “Steps of St Paul” sailings on Celestyal Crystal
Due to popular demand, Celestyal Cruises has added extra departures to this special itinerary, which traces the footsteps of St. Paul, the Apostle, across the Mediterranean. Guests will join expert guides on a religious and historical journey with visits to St. Paul’s birthplace in what was once the Roman city of Tarsus and is now part of Turkey. Guests will also visit St. Paul’s Tribune at the Vlatadon Monastery, Philippi, the prison where St. Paul and St. Sylas were held captive, and will have the opportunity to ride a cable car to the Acropolis in Pergamon as well as visit the ancient city of Ephesus.
The seven-night, all-inclusive “Steps of St Paul” starts at $1,500, per person and has departures on Oct. 16th and Nov. 13th, 2021, and Oct. 15th and 22nd, 2022.
All 2021 and 2022 cruises feature the award-winning Celestyal All-Inclusive Experience with unlimited classic drinks, all locally-inspired cuisine on-board, entertainment, two shore excursions, port and service charges and gratuities included in the fare.
The 2021 and 2022 itineraries are all currently bookable. A digital brochure can be downloaded here: Brochures Celestyal.
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