Celestyal Cruises announced it is taking its cruise program west in 2020 fall for 6 departures in the Adriatic, calling at 7 new destinations in Croatia, Greece, Italy, and Montenegro. The new itineraries are operated on Celestyal Olympia.
The Adriatic itinerary includes 4 seven-night voyages departing from Venice on December 5,12,19 and 26, 2020 and visiting Corfu, Patras, Kotor, Dubrovnik, and Split. Dubrovnik is also available for passengers as an embarkation port.
There are also a couple of positioning sailings, the first on November 30 with a 5-night trip starting in Athens (Piraeus) and ending in Venice, visiting Katakolon, Corfu, Kotor, and Dubrovnik. A 7-night positioning voyage also departs on January 2, 2021, from Venice, Italy with overnight and ending with an overnight in Piraeus along with visits to Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu, and Katakolon.
Celestyal recently launched a new “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary beginning in October 2019, which takes the cruise line back to Istanbul and introduces travellers to Volos, Greece, for trips to the mountains of Meteora, as well as to Canakkale, Turkey, for trips to Troy and Gallipoli.
The cruise company will launch the “Three Continents” itinerary in December 2019, with 5 cruises visiting Alexandria, Port Said, Ashdod, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Limassol, and Rhodes.