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7 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

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Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Celestyal Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Volos
  • Day 5
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 6
    Santorini
  • Day 6
    Mykonos
  • Day 7
    Mykonos
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Istanbul
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Celestyal Crystal - Celestyal Cruises

Pros

High-quality shore excursions pair well with port-intensive itineraries

Cons

Visibly worn ship that lacks dining variety and other modern amenities

Bottom line

Excellent value, with an emphasis on the destination and Greek culture

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Celestyal Crystal Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.5
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lemnos, Paros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lemnos
  • Day 3
    Paros
  • Day 4
    Syros
  • Day 5
    Bodrum
  • Day 6
    Symi
  • Day 7
    Patmos
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
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Le Bougainville - Ponant

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Le Bougainville Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Molyvos, Volos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Molyvos
  • Day 3
    Volos
  • Day 4
    Hydra
  • Day 5
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 6
    Rhodes
  • Day 7
    Nafplion
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
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Le Bougainville - Ponant

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Le Bougainville Reviews

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0.0/5

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9 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Limnos Island
  • Day 3
    Syros
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Symi
  • Day 6
    Bodrum
  • Day 7
    Kos
  • Day 8
    Amorgos
  • Day 9
    Sifnos
  • Day 10
    Athens (Piraeus)
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Le Bougainville - Ponant

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Le Bougainville Reviews

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10 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Canakkale, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Canakkale
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Santorini
  • Day 5
    Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 6
    Positano (Amalfi)
  • Day 7
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 8
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 9
    Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • Day 10
    Marseille
  • Day 11
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Seven Seas Mariner - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Pro: Cruise fare covers nearly everything: drinks, tips and excellent variety of excursions

Con: Prices are among the industry's highest, even for entry-level suites

Bottom Line: Inclusive nature and great service means a Mariner cruise is all about relaxing

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Seven Seas Mariner Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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8 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

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Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lesbos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lesbos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Rhodes
  • Day 5
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 6
    Gythion
  • Day 7
    Mykonos
  • Day 8
    Santorini
  • Day 9
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Seven Seas Voyager - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Pros

All-suite, all-balcony luxury ship with contemporary look and inclusive fares

Cons

Fares are quite high, especially if you don't take advantage of included drinks and tours

Bottom Line

Once you're onboard, it's a luxurious, carefree vacation

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Seven Seas Voyager Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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9 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Nessebur, Sulina ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Nessebur
  • Day 3
    Sulina
  • Day 4
    Odessa
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Samsun
  • Day 7
    Trabzon
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Bartin
  • Day 10
    Istanbul
Ship Details

Le Bougainville - Ponant

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Le Bougainville Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Limnos Island
  • Day 3
    Syros
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Delos
  • Day 5
    Mykonos
  • Day 6
    Paros
  • Day 7
    Hydra
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Le Lyrial (Ponant) - Ponant

Pros

Elegantly appointed ship with excellent service and relaxed vibe

Cons

Unless you're in a suite, cabins are too small; strange bathroom layout

Bottom line

A beautiful small ship sailing destination-rich itineraries

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Le Lyrial (Ponant) Reviews

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0.0/5
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10 Night
Cruise from Istanbul

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lesbos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lesbos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Santorini
  • Day 5
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 6
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 7
    Corfu
  • Day 8
    Kotor
  • Day 9
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 10
    Venice
  • Day 11
    Venice
Ship Details

Seven Seas Splendor - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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Seven Seas Splendor Reviews

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

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Istanbul Cruise Reviews

lauradavids
Sail Date: Aug 2016
breathtakingly gorgeous!!! The local fava and food is so fresh.You must sit and dine at any restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean and just take it all in. Almost too difficult to put into words the beauty....Read More
mgounaris
Sail Date: Nov 2016
Have been to Crete before and seen the sites. Since I have relatives who live there we opted to visit instead. Big port so can't easily walk into town if you are on your own. Fortunately a shuttle bus is...Read More
RuthPeters
Sail Date: Nov 2016
Upon disembarkation, we went back into Rome and stayed for two days on our own and took in the highlights of Rome by ourselves. It's got so much history and is easy to walk from place to place, but either use GPS...Read More
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mckcrampton
Sail Date: Oct 2016
Took only one Ship excursion in Dubai which was a 4-hour bus trip with four stops to see the "new" Dubai. Incredible architecture and very interesting but four hours in Dubai is plenty--it's a soul-less City for...Read More
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