Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece

27th Mar 2023 20 nights Sails from Valletta Braemar M230708
FROM ONLY £3,949 per person
Braemar cruising the Corinth canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth canal, Greece
FROM ONLY £3,949 per person

Specially crafted to present you with some of the most unique and authentic sights and experiences Greece has to offer, this outstanding itinerary features an extensive array of highlights.[ReadMoreMob] Cultural gems, ancient archaeological treasures, postcard-perfect scenery and much more, Fred. Olsen will bring it all closer to you. And, as if that wasn’t enough, you’ll get to experience a unique sense of excitement while smaller-sized, record-breaking Braemar navigates the Corinth Canal. As you sail serenely between the canal’s carefully carved, imposing cliffs, which pinch to a gap of just 24 metres between them at their narrowest point, you’ll delight in dramatic views and a cruising experience rarely enjoyed on an ocean cruise ship. On both of your journeys through this man-made wonder, you’re sure to make memories that last a lifetime.

You’ll experience rich history, culture and beauty during visits to gorgeous Greek islands too. Step back to the Byzantine era, taking in the Cretan charms, interesting museums and striking architecture of Agios Nikolaos; and trail the ancient sites of Rhodes. UNESCO-listed Rhodes Town is a treasure trove of highlights, such as the Avenue of the Knights and imposing Palace of the Grand Masters, to unlock, while legendary ruins, temples and the Crusader Castle await in Lindos. At Syros and Kefallonia, Braemar’s size-advantage comes to the fore again, allowing you to dock close to heart of Ermoupoli and Argostoli, where pastel-hued villas and palm-lined promenades, Ouzeries and glorious beaches exude Mediterranean magic. Meanwhile, on the mainland, Katakolon and Pireaus are gateways to the iconic landmarks of Olympia – the home of the Olympic Games – and Athens, such as the awe-inspiring Acropolis.

Bringing the world closer

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

Braemar is the shortest of Fred. Olsen's four smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ships, with dimensions perfect for cruising picturesque, size-restricted rivers and docking in the heart of fascinating towns and cities.

Like the rest of the fleet, Braemar assumes the welcoming feel and intimacy of a country house hotel, and a sense of timeless style and elegance flows through the ship's comfortable bars and lounges, restaurants and spacious accommodation for up to 929 guests.