Celestyal Cruises Announces 2015 Adriatic Itineraries
New Cruises Include 24-Hour Stops in Venice & Dalmatian and Ionian Ports
has announced the Celestyal Cruises 2015 Adriatic itineraries
. Beginning this year, Celestyal Cruises
passengers can visit some of the most incredible ports in the Adriatic and the Ionian, including Venice, La Serenissima, for a full day and night. The line’s routes take cruisers along the exquisite Dalmatian Coast to some of its most spectacular destinations, including UNESCO World Heritage sites Dubrovnik and Kotor. Ports of call also include evergreen Corfu and stately Patras, at the crown of the Peloponnese, and at Bari, Italy, on the Puglia coast.
There are three new Celestyal Cruises to the Adriatic and the Ionian offered onboard the Celestyal Crystal, all sailing in October:
– Venice (Chioggia) to Venice from the 11 th to the 18 th and from the 18 th to the 25 th
– Bari to Bari from the 10 th to the 17 th and from the 17 th to the 24 th
– Departing from Bari on the 24 th or from Venice (Chioggia) on the 25 th and disembarking in Lavrion on the 30 th
Travelers can also add two extra days to the Venice to Venice cruise
by embarking in Athens (Lavrion) on the 9 th
of October and disembarking in Venice (Chioggia) on the 18 th
Like Celestyal Cruises ’ Aegean programs, the company’s Adriatic and Ionian cruises present guests with the “Real Greek Experience,” which comprises authentic Greek cuisine, superlative hospitality, special themed events that take passengers deep into Greek culture and history, and thrilling entertainment. Passengers can easily combine these cruises with their land-based holidays in Italy and Greece.
Celestyal Cruises ’ Adriatic and Ionian cruises will include shore excursions to some of the region’s most incredible spots, many of them UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Butrint, Albania, which has been inhabited since prehistory; Budva, one of the oldest settlements in the Balkans, and Ston, near Dubrovnik, a walled city completed in the 1500s and home to the longest defensive wall in the world. Other highlights include the incredible beaches of Corfu and the New Archeological Museum of Patras, one of the largest archeological museums in Greece.
About Celestyal Cruises :
Celestyal Cruises is the preeminent cruise line for the Greek Islands and Turkey. The brand operates a fleet of ships sailing from the two major ports of Athens, Piraeus and Lavrion. From Piraeus and Lavrion, Celestyal Cruises sails to Chios, Crete, Ios, Kos, Milos, Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Symi and Syros, and to the Turkish ports of Cesme, Istanbul and Kusadasi. In addition to Piraeus and Lavrion, travelers can create their own stay & cruise vacations, with embarkation for three-, four- and seven-day cruises from Kusadasi, Istanbul or Heraklion, Crete.