Visit smaller, less crowded harbours on the elegant Aegean Odyssey, a ship specially adapted for island and coastal cruise.
With Riviera Travel guests can take in the spectacular coastlines of Greece, Italy and Spain this autumn.
The ship carries just 378 guests, creating a unique atmosphere that is both relaxed and convivial.
The first sailing, departing October 17 2017, is an 11-night Ancient Greece and Sicily Cruise (from £1,749pp).
Guests are invited to take a tour of the iconic Acropolis in Athens, as well guided shore excursions of Knossos, Malta, Norman Palermo, Monreale Cathedral and Segesta.
The trip includes one night in a centrally located hotel in Athens with breakfast and nine nights with full board on the MV Aegean Odyssey.
Included is wine with dinner, tea and coffee, plus all port taxes, airport taxes, overseas transfers and on board gratuities — as well as return flights from a choice of regional airports.
Later in the month, is an eight-night Andalucia & Spanish Coastal Cruise (from £1,099pp).
Guests have the chance to sail closer to the southern Spanish coast and enjoy intimate views of spectacular cities, before a grand finale up the Guadalquivir river into Andalucía’s capital, Seville.
There are guided shore excursions of Granada, Cadiz or Jerez with a sherry tasting, and Seville’s Alcázar Palace, plus two nights in a centrally located hotel in Seville with breakfast.
Four nights with full board are spent on the Aegean Odyssey.
Both trips include wine with dinner, tea and coffee, plus all port taxes, airport taxes, overseas transfers and on board gratuities — as well as return flights from a choice of regional airports
Guests will also be treated to the services of an experienced Riviera Travel tour manager.
For more information, see Rivieratravel.co.uk