Celestyal Crystal Cruise

The Celestyal Crystal offers a 7 night 'Idyllic Aegean' itinerary which provides the ultimate Greek island-hopping experience. You will not only get to experience some of Greece’s better known islands such as Crete, Mykonos and Santorini, but you will also get the opportunity to visit lesser known yet equally charming destinations, such as Volos and Milos. Additionally, the seven-night 'Eclectic Aegean', 'Three Continents' and 'Steps of St. Paul' itineraries, which sail on limited dates, offer additional options and destinations for an even wider cruising experience in the Mediterranean.

Cruise Highlights:

  • Selection of Dining & Drinks Packages
  • Sailing to Mykonos, Milos, Santorini, Crete & more...
  • Daily activities programme on-board
  • Select Excursions Included

  • Guide Price:

  • From £809 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing an Interior Stateroom on the Inclusive Package. This is a Cruise Only price and does not include Flights or Transfers. See More

  • Duration:

  • 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • 'Inclusive' Package
    • Select drinks with meals
    • £65 Shore excursion discount

    'Enhance' Package
    • Premium drinks package
    • £130 Shore excursion discount
    • 60 mins WiFi per day
    • 25% discount on Speciality Dining

  • Passenger Decks:

  • 10 Passenger Decks

  • Star Rating:

  • 4 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • Ocean Cruise

  • Crew Members:

  • 406 Crew Members on board

  • # of Cabins:

  • 476 Cabins (313 Outside Cabins - 163 Inside Cabins)

  • Start / Finish:

  • Athens - Athens

  • 7 Night Itinerary:

  • 7 Night Idyllic Aegean departs on a Monday on the following dates*:

    April: 15, 22, 29
    May: 06, 13, 20, 27
    June: 03, 10, 17, 24
    July: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
    August: 05, 12, 19, 26
    September: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
    October: 07

    *subject to availability

  • Optional Extras:

  • Up to 29 Available Optional Land Excursions

What's Included:

  • Itinerary:
  • Idyllic AegeanView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches 7 Dinners
    Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as per selected Drinks Package
    Port and Service charges

  • Excursions:
  • 2 Shore Excursions included:
    - Acropolis of Lindos, Rhodes
    - Ephesus, Kusadasi (Turkey)

  • Activities:
  • Daily programme of activities on board

  • Gratuities:
  • Gratuities included

What's Not Included:

  • Flights & Transfers:
  • Flights and transfers (can be added according to holiday itinerary)

Note: * It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, this cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Full Itinerary

Athens (Piraeus)

Day 1 | Saturday

Embarkation at Piraeus port in Athens throughout the day. Enjoy free time to familiarise yourself with the ship. Depart from Athens in the evening at 19:00.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Day 2 | Sunday

Thessaloniki's imposing ancient walls have guarded this historic port city for centuries, but once inside you will be enchanted by the winding cobblestone streets and tree-lined avenues, home to traditional tavernas and gourmet restaurants, full of enticing local cuisine to ensure that there's something to satisfy after you have finished exploring. A particularly enjoyable way to unwind is by sitting back and cooling off with a locally made ice-cream in the shade of Aristotelus Square.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Day 3 | Monday

Morning arrival in Kusadasi, lively beach resort and coastal gateway to the famous ruins of Ephesus. Enjoy your complimentary excursion and explore the many highlights of this incredible site, including the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Crete (Heraklion)

Day 4 | Tuesday

As we arrive into Heraklion you can admire the imposing 16th-Century walls of Koules Fortress before disembarking to stroll along the stunning waterfront, explore the Cretan countryside or join our tour to discover the amazing Palace of Knossos to learn more about about the myths, legends and realities of Europe’s first civilisation.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Day 5 | Wednesday

The majestic panoramic views on the island of Santorini have become legendary in their own right: traditional winding streets of picture-perfect whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches cascade along the dramatic cliffs, which were formed by an epic volcanic eruption over 3,000 years ago. Explore this laid-back Mediterranean oasis, relax and soak up the authentic Greek island vibes before snapping some photos against the backdrop of never-ending blue sea and sky.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Day 6 | Thursday

From one iconic island to another - as we say goodbye to Santorini, it's hello Mykonos, where we will enjoy wandering the atmospheric Old Town's winding streets and alleyways, quaint and charming churches and houses and quayside tavernas. Optional excursion to neighbouring Delos island to see the ancient temple.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Day 7 | Friday

Early morning arrival in gorgeous Milos, the 'Island of Colours' for breakfast. There's plenty to enjoy here, from strolling the fascinating capital, Plaka, to exploring the millennias old catacombs or simply relaxing at stunning Sarakiniko Beach.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Athens (Piraeus) Disembark

Day 8 | Saturday

Arrive back in Athens at 09:00. Take breakfast on-board before disembarkation. Transfer to the airport or to a hotel of your choice for an extended stay.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Celestyal Crystal is smaller than Olympia carrying 1200 passengers and is 25,611 tonnes, she has 476 cabins (53 with balcony).


Olympus and Amalthia restaurant and the many lounges allow no end to the relaxation and socialising on board

Leda Buffet

Aura Grill

Pool side Helios Bar

Thalassa Bar has a jacuzzi

'Inclusive' & 'Enhance' drinks packages available


Day time and evening activities

Night club with DJ

Greek dancing

Talent shows

Themed evenings where you can experience the best of Greek food, wine, spirits and music

Greek cooking classes.

Leisure Facilities:

2 Swimming pools



Spa and massage room

Special Facilities:


Hair and beauty salon

Internet area

Video arcade


Duty Free shopping

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