The ultra-premium travel brand Crystal Cruises introduced its Grand Voyage 2022 - the 132-night "Caribbean Idylls and Mediterranean Masterpieces" itinerary scheduled for Crystal Serenity ship. The voyage starts in PortMiami Florida (on January 17) and ends in Los Angeles California (on May 29, 2022).
The destination-rich itinerary visits a total of 82 ports in 32 different countries and includes 11 overnights in some of the most iconic cities in the world including Cannes (French Riviera), Naples (Italy), Monte Carlo (Monaco), and Istanbul (Turkey), as well as the Canary Islands, St Barts, Madeira, and more.
The new Grand Voyage replaces Crystal’s 2022 World Cruise, which was canceled due to the Coronavirus crisis - many of the countries on the original itinerary remained uncertain in their ability to welcome passengers back.
The new 2022 Grand Voyage is also offered in 11 smaller itinerary segments, ranging in length from 9- to 16-nights.
A standout feature of the Grand Voyage is the number of islands on this itinerary, a total of 45, including 19 calls in the Caribbean, and immersive exploration of the Canaries with calls in 6 out of 7 of the main islands and overnight in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Other explorations include the Azores, Cape Verde, Madeira, Gibraltar UK, Corsica, Sardinia, Spain's Balearics, Sicily, Malta, Cyprus, Crete, Greek Isles, Bermuda.
A wealth of UNESCO sites, port-rich transatlantic crossings, a Panama Canal transit and explorations of ancient empires, magnificent architecture, natural wonders, and legendary art round out the grand voyage.
The "Masterpieces" voyage departs PortMiami on January 17, 2022, bound for the "ABC Islands" (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao) then to Costa Rica.
Reservations for the 2022 Grand Voyage open to 2022 World Cruise booked passengers for an exclusive 10-day booking window between September 14-23 and to the general public on September 24.