Winter cruises and more time on land, in the CelestyalCruises program
As of July 30, CelestyalCruises has announced an ambitious program for 2021 and 2022. </p> As of July 30, its cruises in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean have been suspended.
Specifically, the company adds to its network of destinations Syros, Agios Nikolaos in Crete and Thessaloniki, while due to increased demand it puts additional routes for the seven-night cruises “The Steps of the Apostle Paul”.
At the same time, it sets the routes to give more time on land, so that passengers can enjoy the destination better.
In the new, winter cruises “Exploration Images” of three and four nights with CelestyalOlympia, Syros is included as a new destination and an all-day stay in Santorini is offered in all departures. In Syros, there is also a walking tour “Walk in Syros”, on the sights of the island. The cruise also includes a second trip to the ancient city of Ephesus, during the cruise ship’s all-day stay in Kusadasi, Turkey.
The winter departures of the three- and four-night cruise “Exploration Images” will take place from October 25 to November 26, 2021, from March 4 to 11, 2022, and from October 31 to November 25, 2022.
Also, the small summer getaways of three and four nights “Aegean Images” continue between March 15 and October 22, 2021 and March 14 to October 28, 2022.
In addition, on the seven-night cruise “Idyllic Aegean”, Heraklion is replaced by Agios Nikolaos, offering the possibility of pre-booking on five trips to Crete.
The seven-night cruises “Idyllic Aegean” depart between April 3 and October 9, 2021 and April 30 and October 8, 2022.
On the cruise “Fine Aegean”, Thessaloniki replaces Heraklion, for a better connection with the Balkans, while there is a whole day in Santorini. Departures from Thessaloniki will take place at midnight, so that visitors can have all day to enjoy the second largest city in Greece.
The seven-night cruise “Fine Aegean” departs between October 23 and November 6, 2021, April 9 to 23, 2022 and October 29 to November 12, 2022.
As for the “3 Epirus” cruise with CelestyalCrystal, it travels directly from Athens to Port Said, Egypt, removing Alexandria as an intermediate destination, so that the cruise can be enriched with a visit to the Pyramids of Giza, excursion to Cairo.
The seven-night cruise “3 Epirus” departs between 6 and 27 March 2021, 20 November to 25 December 2021, with a special New Year’s itinerary, which includes an additional free overnight stay on the cruise ship in Athens upon return. Departures run from March 5 to April 2, 2022 and November 19 to December 31, 2022, including Christmas and New Year departures.
At the end of the seven-night cruise “The Steps of the Apostle Paul”, with CelestyalCrystal, passengers will take part in a religious and historical trip with specialized guides, which will include visits to the birthplace of the Apostle Paul, which was once a Roman city of Tarsus and now is part of Turkey. Passengers will also have the opportunity to tour the Holy Monastery of Vlatada, where the Apostle Paul stayed and preached, Philippi, where the Apostle Paul and the Apostle Sylas were imprisoned, but also to visit me cable car to the Acropolis of Pergamon, as well as the ancient city of Ephesus.
The seven-night cruise “The Steps of the Apostle Paul” departs on October 16 and November 13, 2021, and on October 15 and 22, 2022.