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14-night Black Sea Voyage

Cruise Line:
Azamara Club Cruises®
Ship:
Azamara Journey
Destination:
Roundtrip Athens
Departure Date:
9/12/2020
Length:
14
Offer ID:
1310866
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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Athens (Piraeus)
Suggested Private Excursion
9/12/2020
9/12/2020

Piraeus is the seaport for Athens, the capital of western civilization, which boasts a fantastic mix of classical ruins and vivacious modern life. Climb the hill of Acropolis to wonder at the Parthenon, join the lively Athenians in Constitution Square, and find a welcoming taverna for spirited bizouki music, plenty of ouzo to drink, and energetic Greek dancing. Piraeus is the largest harbor in the country. The white chapel of St. George at its summit has a theater bearing the same name. The hill of Nymphs is the site of a planetarium, which is located above magnificent Thesseio temple. Among all of these hills, Acropolis is the one that glorified Athens and the whole Greek world and became the symbol of the western civilization. Bays and small rocky or sandy coves dot the area and during the summer are filled with Athenians and foreigners enjoying their beauty.

Suggested Private Excursions

Athens at a Glance - 3 hours

Athens - Enlightening Classical Athens Tour w/ lunch - 6 hours

Athens - Enchanting Cape Sounion at Sunset with dinner - 6 hours

Athens - The Athenian Riviera & the Temple of Poseidon - 4 hours

Delphi – History & the Oracle w/lunch - Full Day Tour

Athens - Ancient Corinth Tour - 4.5 hours

Athens - Jewish History Tour - Half Day Tour

Piraeus: The Ancient City of Athens - 8 Hours

Piraeus: Cape Sounion - 5 hours

Kusadasi (Ephesus)
Suggested Private Excursion
9/13/2020
9/13/2020

Visitors come to Kusadasi for beaches and nearby ruins of Ephesus. The major attraction is the archaeological site of ancient Ephesus, considered to be most important in Turkey. The history of this ancient city dates back to 10th century BC; many remarkable structures seen today are result of an excavation and restoration program. Along a white marble road grooved by ancient chariot wheels, the two-story Library of Celsus presents a striking sight. There are temples, houses of noblemen, and community buildings lining ancient streets. Nestled in the mountainside is a 25,000-seat amphitheater, still used for performances during Festival of Culture and Art. Bible buffs may know Ephesus as inspiration for St. Paul’s Epistle to Ephesians and the site of one of the first seven churches of Asia Minor. Treasures are kept in the Seljuk Archaeological Museum. Among the better-known ancient sites near Kusadasi are ancient Miletus and Dydima. Remains include a well-preserved Roman theater at Miletus and Dydima's sacred temple of Apollo.

Suggested Private Excursions

Kusadasi Port - The Glories of Ephesus (Full Day Tour)

Kusadasi Port - A Taste of Ephesus- (Half day tour)

Kusadasi Port - Ephesus & Virgin Mary House - (Half Day Tour)

Kusadasi: Ancient Ephesus Tour - 7 hours

Kusadasi: Priene Day Tour - 7 hours

Kusadasi: The Greco-Roman City of Ephesus & the Wine-making Village of Sirince - 7 hours

Ephesus & Sirince Full Day Tour - 8 hours

Ephesus Full Day Tour - 8 hours

Ephesus Half Day Tour - 4 hours

Kusadasi Port - Three Ancient Cities; Didyma, Miletus & Priene (Full Day Tour)

Kusadasi Port - Biblical Tour of Ephesus ( Full Day tour)

Kusadasi Port - Ephesus & Didyma & Miletus (Full Day Tour)

Ephesus 3D Experience Full Day Tour – 6 hours

Bosphorus Strait
9/14/2020
9/14/2020

The Bosphorus is the strait flowing between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.

Varna
9/15/2020
9/15/2020

Varna has a cosmopolitan atmosphere where visitors can mingle with uniformed sailors as they promenade along shady boulevards lined by 19th and early 20th century buildings. Attractions include the 19th century Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin; the 2nd century thermae, the remains of the largest Roman public building in Bulgaria; the granite monument commemorating the 1444 Battle of Varna. The Varna Museum is full of historical treasures of interest. Other museums include Ethnographic Museum, with interesting displays of costumes, masks, and jewellery, and Natural History Museum of coastal flora and fauna. The chief attraction is Botanical Garden, which surrounds the small summer palace of the Romanian Queen Marie. Euxinograd Palace, a royal summer residence built in 1882, and its wonderfully kept formal gardens resemble a French chateau set in beautiful wooded parkland which reaches down to a fine sandy beach.

Constanta
9/16/2020
9/16/2020

Romania's second largest city, Constanta attracts by the harmony between ebulient business world and intense cultural life.
Developed upon the ancient ruins of the Greek stronghold Tomis, Constanta has always been a centre of ethnic and spiritual diversity, a pole of economic exchanges in the Black Sea region and in South-Eastern Europe

Odessa
9/17/2020
9/17/2020

Cosmopolitan Odessa is an area thriving with beaches, special saline baths and mild climate. This city continues as a major cultural center, and Odessa’s citizens are proud of their heritage and culture stemming from a multiethnic mix including Ottoman Turks, Greeks, Bulgarians and Jews. Under Catherine the Great, Odessa became capital of New Russia. In recognition of the inhabitants’ valiant stand in World War II, Odessa was proclaimed the Hero City. Many 19th century French-style buildings reminiscent of St. Petersburg survived, adding greatly to the city’s numerous attractions, including Vorontsov Palace, the remains of the Turks' fortress Enu Dunia, and the former Stock Exchange. The pride and glory is the neo-classical Opera House that saw musical events conducted by Tchaikovsky and Anna Pavlova ballets. Thanks to temperate climate and prime beaches, Odessa and its surrounding resort areas attract scores of visitors who are pampered in seaside spas and visit opulent palaces, or engage interested residents in a conversation to learn about the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

At Sea
9/18/2020
9/18/2020

No information currently available.

Sochi
9/19/2020
9/19/2020

With the Caucasus Mountains as its backdrop, the Black Sea town of Sochi is the jewel of the Russian Riviera. Sand and pebble beaches stretch nearly 20 miles along the Black Sea coast. With its subtropical climate, warm seas and adjoining trendy resort complex of Dagomys, the resort has long attracted heads of state, foreign tourists, and Russians alike. Botanical Gardens, therapeutic pools, and the dachas (country houses) of the powerful and famous are all local landmarks. Historical and architectural monuments, unique flora and fauna, magnificent panoramas, mysterious canyons and caves, and dramatic waterfalls are all found in Sochi.

Batumi
9/20/2020
9/20/2020

Batumi is located on the Black Sea Coast and is close to the Turkey border. The town has a great beach and a small city center that can be seen on foot. There a some houses that date back to the 19th century that are great to see!

Trabzon
Suggested Private Excursion
9/21/2020
9/21/2020

Trabzon is a historical port city in Turkey that lines the eastern side of the Black Sea. Founded by the colonists of Miletus in the 8th century BC, this port is now known for its St. Sophia Church and the magnificent Sumela Monastery. The St. Sophia Church was constructed in the 13th century and is now a museum. The Sumela Monastery was built on the side of a cliff. This spectacular structure houses a library, a church, priests living quarters, a chapel and a sacred spring of water. The surrounding area is now a national park and is just as beautiful as the monastery.

Suggested Private Excursions

Trabzon: The Multi-Cultural Highlights of Trabzon - 7 hours

At Sea
9/22/2020
9/22/2020

No information currently available.

Bosphorus Strait
9/23/2020
9/23/2020

The Bosphorus is the strait flowing between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.

Kavala
9/24/2020
9/24/2020

Kavala is one of Greece's most attractive large port cities. The large community squares, modern buildings and shopping districts on the west side of the city are a pleasant contrast to the traditional homes and small gardens of the eastern side. Visitors will find charming alleyways and picturesque views of the harbor on the more traditional side of Kavala. There is also an archaeological museum containing ancient finds from Greece's past. Villages adjacent to Kavala are filled with treasures such as Early Christian Basilicas, a Roman Forum, the acropolis and a theater. Performances of ancient dramas are held in the renovated theater every summer.

Skiathos, Greek Isle
9/25/2020
9/25/2020

One of the Greek Sporades islands, its pine-clothed hills and lovely coves and beaches ringed by cobalt-blue seas, Skiathos is a fashionable Aegean haunt of great natural beauty. The only center of any size is Skiathos Town, whose pretty harbor is filled with graceful yachts, and its narrow streets and sunlit waterfront with stylish bars, restaurants and boutiques. In and around the walled town of Skiathos are several monasteries, reflecting the history of the islands from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. A short boat trip will bring you to the ruined clifftop citadel of Kastro,once a haven from pirates. Handicrafts are also still made including pottery, fabrics and furniture, and on Skiathos Island, boats known as caiques are built.

Athens (Piraeus)
Suggested Private Excursion
9/26/2020
9/26/2020

Piraeus is the seaport for Athens, the capital of western civilization, which boasts a fantastic mix of classical ruins and vivacious modern life. Climb the hill of Acropolis to wonder at the Parthenon, join the lively Athenians in Constitution Square, and find a welcoming taverna for spirited bizouki music, plenty of ouzo to drink, and energetic Greek dancing. Piraeus is the largest harbor in the country. The white chapel of St. George at its summit has a theater bearing the same name. The hill of Nymphs is the site of a planetarium, which is located above magnificent Thesseio temple. Among all of these hills, Acropolis is the one that glorified Athens and the whole Greek world and became the symbol of the western civilization. Bays and small rocky or sandy coves dot the area and during the summer are filled with Athenians and foreigners enjoying their beauty.

Suggested Private Excursions

Athens at a Glance - 3 hours

Athens - Enlightening Classical Athens Tour w/ lunch - 6 hours

Athens - Enchanting Cape Sounion at Sunset with dinner - 6 hours

Athens - The Athenian Riviera & the Temple of Poseidon - 4 hours

Delphi – History & the Oracle w/lunch - Full Day Tour

Athens - Ancient Corinth Tour - 4.5 hours

Athens - Jewish History Tour - Half Day Tour

Piraeus: The Ancient City of Athens - 8 Hours

Piraeus: Cape Sounion - 5 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $269.08 additional for all guests. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
9/12/2020
Number of Nights
14
Cruise Inclusions:

INCLUSIVE AMENITIES FOR ALL GUESTS:

  • Complimentary AzAmazing Evenings® event (on most voyages)
  • Select standard spirits, international beers and wines
  • Gratuities
  • Bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and teas
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations

 

PLUS ADDITIONAL INCLUSIVES FOR SUITE GUESTS:

  • English butler service
  • 235 complimentary internet minutes, per guest
  • Complimentary seating in the specialty restaurants
  • One free bag of laundry service per suite, each seven days
  • Afternoon tea service in-suite
  • $300 Onboard Credit per person
    • (Club World Owners, Club Ocean & Spa Suite categories only)
Available Addons:

Optional Roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions

Remarks:
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses are additional for all guests. Pricing for 3rd and 4th guests are available upon request and are subject to stateroom category availability. Prices change frequently

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1310866

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