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Swan Hellenic Itineraries

Minerva's most frequent cruise lengths average 13 to 16 days, while some extend up to a month; two itineraries or more may also be joined together into one longer trip. Individual cruise itineraries are never repeated within one calendar year.

In 2010 and 2011, the ship will cruise Northern Europe as far north as the top of Norway, the Faroes and Iceland in the summer; the Mediterranean (including the North African coast and Black Sea) and Middle East in the spring and fall; and the Far East and India during the winter.

Airfares are included on scheduled and/or charter flights between the U.K. and the ship. For North Americans, select cruises offer flights, transfers and London hotel packages.

The riverboats cruise the Rhone and Soane in France (from Burgundy south to Provence), as well as the Camargue and the length of the Rhine and the Danube Rivers (from Passau to Vienna and Budapest). A limited number of cruises operate on select dates in May, June and September.

Baltic Sea
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Portsmouth (England) -> Dover -> Cruising -> Rosyth -> Invergordon -> Scrabster -> Stornoway -> Oban -> Stornoway -> Oban -> Belfast -> Cruising -> Cardiff (Wales) -> Isles of Scilly (England) -> Sark Island -> Portsmouth (England)
Caribbean - All
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Barbados -> Barbados -> Dominica -> St. Lucia -> Cruising -> Port of Spain (Trinidad) -> Margarita Island -> Cruising -> Curacao -> Bonaire -> Bonaire -> Bonaire -> Curacao -> Cruising -> Santa Marta -> Cartagena (Colombia) -> Cartagena (Colombia)
Europe - All
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Cruising -> Sinop -> Cruising
Mediterranean
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Cruising -> Nafplio -> Cruising -> Itea -> Sarande -> Kotor -> Hvar -> Dubrovnik -> Cruising -> Palermo -> Ponza -> Rome (Civitavecchia) -> Rome (Civitavecchia) -> Rome (Civitavecchia) -> Salerno -> Lipari -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Bejaia -> Algiers -> Cruising -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Cruising -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Portsmouth (England)
South America
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Cartagena (Colombia) -> Cartagena (Colombia) -> San Blas Islands -> Balboa -> Bahia Solano -> Cruising -> Manta -> Manta -> Guayaquil -> Cruising -> Salaverry (Trujillo) -> Cruising -> Lima -> Lima
Transatlantic
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
St. George -> St. George -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Horta -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> La Coruna -> Cruising -> Saint-Malo -> Portsmouth (England)
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Swan Hellenic Member Reviews

81% Loved It

An enjoyable cruise which, at the discounted fare, was good value for money (probably 5*) but which seems highly overpriced at brochure price. ... Read more

by cricman47

This was our first cruise on the Minerva. We normally cruise on mid size ships, but booked this cruise to celebrate special birthdays. We got an ... Read more

by LandC

Having just completed our second cruise on Minerva we think that its still doing things right. We shopped around the cruise lines at one time, and ... Read more

by sdmacg

I went on the 'Holy Lands' cruise, March - April 2013. It was fantastically good value and had the most wonderful time!

I loved being on ... Read more

by artemisiag

This was our 5th or 6th cruise on Minerva so it must be reasonably good if we keep returning. We have learned to accept the excessive engine ... Read more

by C.KENNEDY5
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