Captivating Crete and Aegean Cruise

Aerial view of the old Venetian harbor of Rethimno, Crete, Greece

Cruise & Tour Holidays

Crete is one of the most beautiful and diverse Greek islands and on this tale of two halves, we’ll spend a week ticking off some of the highlights: Heraklion’s Venetian harbour, the Lasithi Plateau, dotted with white-sailed windmills and the mountains of western Crete. Then we’ll board the newly refurbished MS Celestyal Journey for a fascinating 7-night cruise around the Aegean. Its smaller size allows a more in-depth experience of must-see destinations like Santorini, Mykonos, Athens and Turkey’s Ephesus.

Included with every escorted tour

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Knowledgeable tour managers
  • Included excursions
  • Selected meals and international flights


35 meals

  • 14 breakfasts
  • 7 lunches
  • 14 dinners


7 nights in hotel and 7 nights cruise on MS Celestyal Journey


Travel in destination by coach

Excursions and visits

  • Half-day excursion to Heraklion
  • Full-day excursion to Lasithi Plateau, including entrances to Panagia Kera monastery and Dikteon Cave
  • Full-day excursion to the west of the island, including Chania and Rethymnon


Celestyal’s ‘Enhance’ package

Gratuities for crew on MS Celestyal Journey

Drinks with meals on cruise (house wine, beer or soft drinks)

Exclusive Saga cocktail party on board cruise


  • 14 nights

  • Europe . Greece . Crete . Chania . Lasithi Plateau . Turkey . Kusadasi . Ephesus

  • London Gatwick Airport

  • Multiple

  • Escorted tour moderate

From £2,895 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required


Duration: 15 days


Please note

  • A levy of €7 per room per day (subject to change), is payable directly to the hotel.
  • The order of excursions is subject to change.
  • Celestyal’s ‘Enhance’ package - £130pp shore excursion credit (excursions must be booked prior to embarkation); Premium drinks package; 25% discount on speciality dining; Free Wi-Fi (one hour per day)


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