Description

A 19 day cruise to Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, & Cyprus with Celestyal Cruises

Celebrate the festive season in every way you can imagine. Joining us on a Christmas odyssey across Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll explore waterfalls near the birthplace of Santa Claus, trace the story of Mary and Joseph on Christmas Day, and watch New Year’s Eve fireworks in Istanbul. Because why shouldn’t Christmas last 19 days?

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Cruise itinerary

Days Ports of Call Arrival Departure
Saturday

Athens, Greece

- 15:00
Sunday

Thessaloniki, Greece

08:00 15:00
Monday

Izmir, Turkey

09:30 15:30
Tuesday

Crete (Agios Nikolaos), Greece

08:30 15:00
Wednesday

Antalya, Turkey

10:00 17:00
Thursday

Limassol, Cyprus

07:00 12:30
Friday

Alexandria, Egypt

07:00 -
Saturday

Alexandria, Egypt

- 13:00
Sunday

Haifa, Israel

09:00 -
Monday

Haifa, Israel

- 16:00
Tuesday

At sea

- -
Wednesday

Athens (Lavrion), Greece

08:30 17:00
Thursday

Crete (Herakleion), Greece

08:00 17:00
Friday

Rhodes, Greece

08:00 18:00
Saturday

Kusadasi, Turkey

08:00 14:00
Sunday

Istanbul, Turkey

12:00 -
Monday

Istanbul, Turkey

- 23:30
Tuesday

At sea

- -
Wednesday

Volos, Greece

07:00 17:00
Thursday

Athens, Greece

08:00 -

*Please note: Disembarkation by tender boats (Weather permitting)

What's Included

  • Complimentary $80 Shore Excursion Discount
  • Complimentary Select Drinks Included With Meals
  • Complimentary Onboard Dining
  • Onboard entertainment including shows, discos, comedy clubs, bars, lounges, etc
  • Onboard Gratuities

2023 Sailing Dates

December 2023 16

Rates for 2023 Departures

IA - Interior Stateroom

  • Occupancy:Up to 4 guests (~118 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds, 3rd/4th berth, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box and TV.
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  • December
  • Rate:$1460$1600

IB - Interior Stateroom

  • Occupancy:Up to 4 guests (~118 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds, 3rd/4th berth, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box and TV.
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  • December
  • Rate:$1610$1700

IC - Interior Stateroom

  • Occupancy:Up to 2 guests (~129 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box and TV.
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  • December
  • Rate:$1710$1810

XA - Exterior Staterooms

  • Occupancy:Up to 4 guests (~129 sq ft)
  • Amenities: 2 lower beds, 3rd/4th berth, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV and a porthole.
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  • December
  • Rate:$1800$1910

XBO - Exterior Staterooms

  • Occupancy:Up to 4 guests (~107 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds, 3rd/4th berth, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV and a window (obstructed view).
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  • December
  • Rate:$1800$1910

XB - Exterior Staterooms

  • Occupancy:Up to 4 guests (~118 sq ft)
  • Amenities: 2 lower beds, 3rd /4th berth, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV and a window.
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  • December
  • Rate:$2000$2130

XC - Exterior Staterooms

  • Occupancy:Up to 2 guests (~150 sq ft)
  • Amenities: 2 lower beds, 3rd/4th bunk bed and sofa bed, bathroom with shower, air conditioning, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV and a window
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  • December
  • Rate:$2090$2230

XD - Exterior Staterooms

  • Occupancy:Up to 2 guests (~166 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 low beds, 3rd/4th bunk bed, sofa bed, bathroom with shower, air conditioning, telephone, hairdryer, safe, TV and window
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  • December
  • Rate:$2180$2340

SBJ - Junior Suite

  • Occupancy:Up to 3 guests (~166 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds and 1 sofa bed, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV, refrigerated mini bar and balcony
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  • December
  • Rate:$2490

S - Junior Suite

  • Occupancy:Up to 3 guests (~322 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds and 1 sofa bed, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV, refrigerated mini bar and 2 windows
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  • December
  • Rate:$2660

SB - Junior Suite

  • Occupancy:Up to 3 guests (~387 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds and 1 sofa bed, bathroom with shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV, refrigerated mini bar and balcony
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  • December
  • Rate:$3230$3190

SG - Junior Suite

  • Occupancy:Up to 3 guests (~376 sq ft)
  • Amenities:2 lower beds and 1 sofa bed, bathroom with bathtub and shower, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV, refrigerated mini bar and large balcony with private whirlpool bath
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  • December
  • Rate:$3440$3720

Please note: The above prices are per Person for Double Occupancy in the cabin. Single supplement for inside / outside cabins: +30% | Single supplement for Suites: +70%

Port taxes and Service Charges: $799

3rd/4th adult: $1190

Policies

Infants from 3 months up to 1,99 years old in the same cabin with 2 full paying adults pay only port charges

Children from 2 - 11 years old in the same cabin with 2 full paying adults pay only $570

Cancellation of sold space for individual bookings will be subject to the following cancellation penalties (cancellation policy applies on the cruise fare only):

  • 90 days or more prior to sailing: No charge/ Full Refund
  • 89 - 30 days: Loss of deposit amount
  • 29 days or less: No refund except for port and service charges
  • Celestyal Crystal Cruise Ship

    Celestyal Crystal

    Ship Statistics

    • Date Launched: 1980
    • Refurbished Date: 2007
    • Tonnage: 25.611 grt
    • Length: 532 ft
    • Beam: 83 ft
    • Speed: 17 knots
    • Guest Capacity: 1452
    • Total Staff: 406
    • Officers:International
    • Crew:International
    • Registry: Malta
    • Ship Type: Mainstream

    Ship Amenities

    Bars and Lounges

    • Thalassa bar
    • Helios bar
    • Muses Lounge and Bar
    • Eros Lounge and Bar

    Entertainment and Nightlife

    • Muses Lounge
    • eros Lounge and Bar
    • Casino

    Internet and Communications

    • Telephone Connection
    • Internet Connection

    Other Facilities and Services

    • Shopping Area
    • Photographer
    • Medical Services

    Restaurants and Dining

    • Leda Casual Dining
    • Aura Casual Dining
    • Amalthia Restaurant
    • Olympus Restaurant

    Spas and Wellness

    • Beauty Salon
    • Full Service Spa
    • Sauna / Jacuzzi
    • Pools
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