Passengers will get the chance to explore the birthplace of Western civilisation in Athens (Greece), enjoy a scenic train journey climbing the slopes of Mount Pelion (Greece) and experience a special evening performance in the famous Odessa Opera House (Ukraine)*. Professor Ian Beckett – an expert in the Crimean War and Dr Steve Kershaw – a specialist in Greek and Roman history, will also join the panel of Guest Speakers on board to bring the destinations to life.
Greece and the Crimea – Black Sea cruise departs from Piraeus (Greece)-overnight, Syros (Greece), Volos (Greece), Thessaloniki (Greece), Mudanya (Turkey), Yalta (Ukraine), Sevastopol (Ukraine), Odessa (Ukraine)-overnight and Istanbul (Turkey) - overnight. Price is based on a 10 April 2013 UK departure.
Prices includes return flights from a major London airport and relevant transfers, a tailor-made programme of shore excursions in every port – worth up to £500 per person, talks by eminent Guest Speakers, meals and entertainment on-board, all gratuities and all relevant cruise taxes/fees.
Swan Hellenic passengers choosing a Superior Balcony Suite or higher (Grades A-C) can enjoy a complimentary return chauffeur service from their home to the UK departure airport or port within a radius of 75 miles (excess mileage charges on journeys over 75 miles will apply) on all 2013 cruises departing from 13 February 2013. *A supplement for this shore excursion may apply.
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