Celestyal Cruises announced an extended 2019 and new 2020 itineraries. Next year, Celestyal Cruises will extend the season into December and sail back to Istanbul for the first time since 2016 with a new 7-day Eclectic Aegean itinerary, sailing 6 departures from October 21, 2019 through November 25, 2019.
The “eclectic’ cruise includes an overnight in Istanbul and visits to Volos for excursions to the mountains of Meteora, as well as to Canakkale for trips to Gallipoli and Troy. The 7-day itinerary will also visit Santorini and Heraklion and, during its visit to Mykonos, is due to depart at 2:00 a.m. so guests can fully enjoy the nightlife of the cosmopolitan island.
Celestyal Cruises also announced the launch of its 7-day “3 Continents” voyages in 2019, with 5 sailings in December, the first of which departs from Piraeus on December 2, while the 5th and final one sails from Piraeus on December 30. The 3 Continents voyage calls at Alexandria, Port Said, Ashdod, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Limassol and Rhodes. Shore excursions are offered at each of these ports.
In 2020 the cruise line will continue its 3- and 4-day Iconic cruises and strengthen its 7-day itineraries via various choices to new and returning guests. The 7-day Eclectic Cruise sails from April 6, 2020 until May 11, 2020 with a 2nd series of cruises starting September 7 and sailing through the end of October. The 7-day Idyllic Aegean cruises sail from May 18 through August 31, while the 3 Continents sails from March 2 through March 30 and November 2 through December 28.
All 2019 and 2020 Celestyal cruises feature the award winning inclusive experience of the cruise line with all meals onboard, all-inclusive drink packages, selected shore excursions, entertainment, port and service charges along with gratuities included in the cruise fare.