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The single ship of the Voyages to Antiquity fleet is Aegean Odyssey, a decades-old vessel that was radically overhauled to upgrade cabins and public areas, giving the ship a casual sophistication. But its real ...
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chellelovescruising
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 helpful votes
I wanted a cruise to celebrate/commiserate a significant birthday and thought the ports looked interesting and unusual. I loved the size of the ship, the crew were excellent as was the food. The shore excursions that I went on were ... Read more
fir
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
It was recommended for the quality of lectures and excursions, which I found excellent. Before the trip I was sent the wrong documents (for another passenger!) and had to wait for my e-ticket to arrive by post rather than by email which ... Read more
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Tlctime60
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the small size of the ship, number of passengers on board, the very interesting itinerary and number of places visited. We were not disappointed and had the most relaxing, enjoyable and memorable holiday. ... Read more
gaomm
Member Since 2007
1 review
169 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Let me begin by saying this was our 5th cruise with Voyages to Antiquity, so obviously we like the cruise line. What do we like in general? We like the size of the ship (approx 350 passengers), we like the friendliness of both ... Read more
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hatedit
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
I chose this tour on the recommendation of a friend and travel professional. I felt completely duped. the fire on board would have been forgivable if the crew had remotely been professional. Instead, the chief service manager opted to ... Read more
VtoA regular
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The itinerary was very interesting, and having traveled on the ship previously, you can always expect to meet up again with people that you know. The atmosphere on board is comfortable and friendly. The ship offers good value for the cost, ... Read more
William N Bernhard
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The officers and crew did a great job handling an onboard fire situation in the English channel. Our safety was assured and the company arranged repairs in Cherburg France. They also offered free drinks for days and rearranged our shore ... Read more
wild55
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We chose the Grand Voyage to the Rivieras (London to Rome) on Aegean Odyssey in June-July 2016 because it was a small ship which promised an educational program and visits to antiquities. Selecting a four week cruise was always going to be ... Read more
NandBg
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
I've been on several other cruises with this company and have enjoyed each one. The staff are very friendly and courteous. They remember you when you return and I see other passengers that have sailed with this company many times. The ... Read more
gbrock
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Well, as ever, it was quite good. Emphasis on "quite". The good things. Despite my criticisms below, Voyages to Antiquity are good value for money. I cannot emphasise that enough. But... The staff. They are wonderful. ... Read more
Carolefig16
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was a wonderful cruise. The ship is small which meant we got to know many other passengers quite well and we plan to keep in touvh with some of them.. The service on this ship was second to none. The largely Asian staff were so ... Read more
Mrs Rose
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I chose this cruise because of the included Brandenburg Sing-at -sea choral experience, which was very enjoyable. I hope it will be repeated. The two days in Athens, the departure city! got us off to an excellent start being ... Read more
Robocat
Member Since 2010
1 review
27 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Aegean Odyssey. Our first cruise in January 2015 was a bit disappointing, mainly because of problems with discoloured water and some poor shore excursions. However, we decided to give them a second chance ... Read more
Mahalski
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
We chose this cruise ( a cruise of a life time) because it commenced in Singapore then other ports where we disembarked at Mumbai then continued to the "Golden Triangle" by other means. We paid £11000-00 for a Deluxe ... Read more
campergal
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
34 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked this cruise because we were attending a wedding in Malaysia at the end of February. The cruise was a perfect fit leaving Colombo, Sri Lanka, arriving in Singapore in time for our wedding. We would visit several places we had ... Read more
"Little Toot"
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
94 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband has always been interested in visiting South Africa and he discovered this holiday cruise from Cape Town to Richards Bay around the bottom of the horn and then returning to Cape Town via Namibia which included four safari day ... Read more
Evar
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Excellent lecturers. Top class opera group Barcarola was just amazing. Enjoyed the violinist in the Odessey Trio her playing was magic. The service, food was very good, lots of choices. A great cruise for singles, or couples, good ... Read more
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kwasnica
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This sailing I had no brown water. A/C was working. Excellent quality of lecturers. Top class opera group Opera Barcarola. Wonderful violinist in Odyssey Trio. Enjoyed Maritime Memories lecturers also. Internet was working (unlimited ... Read more
Jo66
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 helpful votes
I booked this cruise last year and then worried after reading the reviews below so went fearing the worst. However my concerns were un necessary. The ship is great. It is beautifully clean and the crew worked tirelessly to keep everything ... Read more
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bbolling
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
23 forum posts
23 helpful votes
I was prepared to love this ship as the concept completely appeals to me: not a mega ship, emphasis on education and destinations. But my tiny, sterile, airless cabin ("Premium Outside" with a "partially obstructed" ... Read more
unhappyJan
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
All depends what you want - I like a relaxing holiday, here we were up early every morning, off onto the red bus, herded around an ancient site, back on the bus...very organised, no down time, no scope for individual planning. Hard to get ... Read more
GoldCoastCruise
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
I have just returned from my first experience of cruising on the Aegean Odyssey from Venice to Istanbul and I must say it was most enjoyable in all respects. Voyages to Antiquity is particularly geared towards a clientele with an interest ... Read more
Mike and Inez
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We are small boat travellers and picked the Aegean Odyssey in part for this reason. This is a clean ship with hospitable staff. The food is simple but good. The only criticism is the quality of the coffee in the morning. We would very much ... Read more
Kamaaina II
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
We started in Istanbul and ended there. The main focal point of the cruise was to see the ancient Greek ruins on the various islands and learn about their history. We were not disappointed. We had local guides on the various islands who ... Read more
Dan_Clements
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
18 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
We had a group of eight, and all had an excellent trip. Prior to boarding there were tours of Amman sites, Dead Sea, and Petra. For the most part, well done. This is an educational outing, and lecturers were outstanding. Voyages to ... Read more

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