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Corinth Canal & Greek Isles

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Braemar
Date 23rd Apr 22
Nights 10 Nights
1
Valletta, Malta
Fly from your selected UK airport to Valletta. On arrival, transfer to the port to embark on board Fred. Olsen's Braemar for your ten night cruise.
2
At Sea
3
Crotone, Italy
Crotone is a city and commune on Southern Italy's Calabrian coastline. Points of interest include the Cathedral with its Black Madonna and the 16th-century Castello di Carlo V and its museum. Take a walk around the narrow alleyways and cobblestoned streets of the Pescheria District - the historic centre of town. The walled hamlet of La Castella on nearby Cape Rizzuto Island, the National Archaeological Museum, and the Pythagorean Museum are all well worth a visit too.
4
Argostoli, Kefalonia
Argostoli is Kefalonia's main port town and boasts a beautiful natural harbour. Stroll around the town centre and discover plentiful shops, cafes, bars and restaurants around Plateia Valianou and along Lithostroto main street. Pay a visit to the Museum of Archaeology and the Cultural Museum. Head to Kampanas Square and enjoy breath-taking views of the town and the beautiful Koutavos Lagoon. Keep your eyes peeled for the wild loggerhead turtles each morning in Argostoli Bay. Walk across the De Bosset Bridge and enjoy the stunning views. Watch the sea flow inland and disappears into sinkholes at the Katavothres. Soak up the sun on nearby Fenari beach and discover the picturesque St Theodore lighthouse.
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Katakolon, Greece
The sleepy fishing port of Katakolon sits on the west coast of the Peloponnese, close to Pyrgos. The port is gateway to one of Greece's most famous landmarks - Olympia. Visit the ancient ruins of the Olympic Stadium where the sacred flame is lit each Olympic year. Pay a visit to the remains of the 7th-century BC Temple of Hera and the Temple of Zeus. Admire the classical, Roman and Greek treasures at the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Pay a visit to the Mercouri Estate Winery to enjoy a wine tour and taste the wine.
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Cruising Corinth Canal
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Piraeus, Greece
Piraeus is a charming port city in the region of Attica in Greece, located within the Athens urban area. The Archaeological Museum is one of the city's main attractions; discover fascinating artefacts from Mycenaean times to the Roman period here. Wander the beautiful bay and natural harbour and spot at the entrance the remains of Piraeus ancient walls and shipyard foundations of Athen's triremes ships. Hop on the Athens Metro and you'll be in the heart of the capital; marvel at the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, and visit the Acropolis Museum to look at the friezes of the Parthenon. Check out old uniforms, photographs, and books at the Electric Railway Museum of Piraeus and take pictures next to the Agia Triada.
8
Agios Nikolaos, Crete
The coastal town of Agios Nikolaos sits on the Greek island of Crete, east of the island's capital Heraklion. Lake Voulismeni is home to many tasty seafood restaurants and independent cafes; stroll around here and keep an eye out for ducks. Shop along the port area of Agios Nikolaos or perhaps take a boat tour to Spinalonga Island and appreciate the ruins caused by Turkish invasion. Voulisma Beach is the perfect combination of spectacular clear waters and soft sand; rest here on sunny days. Wander the waterfront and come across the Europa Statue & Horn of Amalthea; two impressive works of art. For a true taste of Cretan village life, you'll discover that Kritsa is a short drive away and is home to white-washed houses and timeless olive groves.
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At Sea
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Valletta, Malta
Disembark in Valletta and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Flights from London Gatwick or Manchester included
  • Overseas transfers
  • Five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets
  • Upgrade to All Inclusive from only £19 per person, per night
Why Book
Why Book
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the wild loggerhead turtles each morning in Argostoli Bay 
  • Visit the ancient ruins of the Olympic Stadium in Katakolon where the sacred flame is lit each Olympic year
  • Shop along the port area of Agios Nikolaos or perhaps take a boat tour to Spinalonga Island and appreciate the ruins caused by Turkish invasion

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Braemar
Overview
A timeless style flows throughout Braemar's interiors. Large windows bathe the ship's public areas in natural light and provide spectacular views, and the polished wooden fixtures, decadent fabrics and elegant décor assume the feel of a traditional country house hotel. One of the focal points on Braemar is the beautifully painted, five-deck-high Atrium area, while the cascading outside decks at the stern enhance the ship's elegant profile and offer stunning vistas no matter which outside deck you're on. Show less Capable of comfortably accomodating up to 929 passengers, Braemar has a uncrowded, intimate feel, with friendly staff providing a fantastic level personal, attentive service and catering to your every need. On board, guests can enjoy an unforgettable cruise holiday in the comfort and ample space of recently refreshed rooms and suites, and updated restaurants, bars and lounges offering sumptuous cuisine, a wide range of beers, wines and spirits, and fantastic daily entertainment from talented performers. What's more, as Braemar is the shortest of the four ocean-going ships in the Fred. Olsen fleet, it is perfect for cruising rivers and bringing you closer to the heart and highlights of towns and cities across Europe and beyond.
Braemar
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Food & Drink

Two restaurants, a café and a range of casual snack options are available onboard, as well as a choice of set dinner times or freedom dining in relaxed or formal surroundings. Special themed dinners are also available on certain nights.

Entertainment

Entertainment onboard Braemar is varied with large selection of lounges, each with their own atmosphere. From live comedians to card rooms, you're bound to find something to entertain yourself whilst onboard, whether you're looking to have some fun, or just relax for a bit.

Braemar - Card Room Braemar - Photo Gallery Braemar - Photo Gallery Braemar - Library Braemar - Morning Light Pub Braemar - Observatory Lounge Braemar - Boutique Braemar - Port Shop Braemar - Neptune Lounge Braemar - Braemer Room Braemar - Marquee Pool Bar Braemar - Marquee Pool Bar Braemar - Coral Club Braemar - Coral Club Braemar - The Bookmark Cafe Braemar - Daytime Activities Braemar - Evening Entertainment
Braemar - Atlantis Spa and Salon Braemar - Fitness Centre Braemar - Swimming pools Braemar - Swimming pools Braemar - Whirlpools Braemar - Promenade
Health & Fitness

A selection of health, fitness, beauty and relaxation areas are available onboard. From The Atlantis Spa & Salon to the state-of-the-art Fitness∘ Centre, where you can work up a sweat in one of the many fitness classes on offer.

Kids & Teens

During the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays only, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer organised and hosted children’s activities within the Little Skippers Club∘ subject to a minimum number of children booked on the cruise. The Little Skippers Club supervises children from ages 5-11, with Children’s Hosts arranging meet and greets with parents and children when they embark.

The Little Skippers Club offers a wide range of activities including games, contests, scavenger hunts, sports and fitness instruction, arts and crafts, pizza making and cooking sessions, pool and swimming sessions, discos, karaoke and kids bingo.

Braemar - Little Skippers Club
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