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Aegean Odyssey
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andrewlgc avatar


6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Unexpected Farewell Cruise


The saying is: never go back! In 2012 we had an unforgettable cruise on Aegean Odyssey and we have always wanted to return. So on 26 April 2019 we flew to Athens to join her for a Classical Greece and Islands of ...
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Sail Date April 2019

TravellerWorldwide avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Perfect small ship size, but ship needs renovation and shore excursions rushed

We travelled with Road Scholar, about 20 of us. We had our own guides separate from the what was provided to the other passengers on the ship. Pros - Nice size ship, under 300. Easy on/off. Restaurants not ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Bazza99 avatar


1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Why I would not travel with VTA again

Having read numerous reviews regarding Voyages to Antiquity (VTA) and their ship, Aegean Odyssey, I was puzzled by the diverse reviews. Some appeared to love it, whilst others hated it. My conclusion, after a cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2017

JiMoBish avatar


1 Review Written

62 Helpful Votes

No more of these cruises for us......

My wife and I had never previously been keen to join a cruise. However, the itinerary of this one, its emphasis on historical exploration and the fact that the boat seemed relatively small and therefore perhaps more ...
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Sail Date May 2017

fir avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Some good and some bad

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2016

wild55 avatar


1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes


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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016

gbrock avatar


1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Good, but...

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Megamoha avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A great concept, but let down by the medium. (the ship)

WE were attracted to the "Singapore and Islands of Indonesia" cruise because of the ports of call and the concept of having "expert" lecturers on board to enhance the experience. All in all the concept worked. The ...
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Sail Date January 2015

pkdundas@centurytel.net avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Could have been better

We were so excited to try this small ship. But there were many things that were disappointing. The A/C was not adequate for the hot, humid climates. The water was brown the whole time we were on the ship, although I ...
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Sail Date January 2015

kwasnica avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Brown water onboard - beware

Ship is having problems. From Colombo, Sri Lanka - Singapore - Bali the following problems occurred: Brown water in shower and basins, a/c not working to capacity, upper respiratory disease went through the ship, ...
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Sail Date January 2015

geoffmorgan avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Could do better

A thoroughly enjoyable cruise with fascinating sites, good guides and fine hotels in Athens and Istanbul at beginning and end of cruise. There were a number of disappointing elements mostly related to the ship. The ...
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Sail Date July 2014

mikeasbury avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Tired ship. Very bland food

In common with some others we found the food, though reasonable in quality, to be extremely bland and uninteresting. One exception was a lunchtime special dish of casseroled octopus Croatian style. The largely ...
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Sail Date September 2013

snjjns avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Our Finest Hours

It was advertised as a Grand Voyage but proved to be anything but "Grand". It was made up of two cruises back to back. Bangkok to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to Bali. It was a "maiden" voyage to this area and hadn't ...
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Sail Date December 2012

behemottka avatar


3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Voyage to mediocrity

We have cruised 13 times on both mainstream and upscale ships. Good: Lectures (good to very good); the value of the extra two-day program in Istanbul (accommodation in Ritz Carlton); no casino; efficient ...
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Sail Date June 2011

sailorg avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A new venture- still to be finished!

An interesting itinerary, combining cruising with some hotel stays. We flew to Cairo and due to a delayed flight spent a short night in the Fairmont Nile Hotel before beginning our tour of the Museum, Pyramids and ...
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Sail Date November 2010



11 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Excellent staff but cabins need some serious soundproofing.

I chose this cruise for the itinerary and the quality excursions advertised. It is the smallest ship I have sailed on. I would not recommend the two night pre cruise stay in Seville. The excursions were good, ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Aegean Odyssey Ratings

Public Rooms3.03.8
Fitness Recreation2.03
Value For Money4.03.8
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