Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece

6th Apr 2023 10 nights Sails from Valletta Braemar M2308
FROM ONLY £2,199 per person
Braemar cruising through the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising through the Corinth Canal, Greece
FROM ONLY £2,199 per person

Excitement and awe will grasp you as record-breaking Braemar navigates Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal on this unforgettable Mediterranean voyage.[ReadMoreMob] Sailing serenely between the canal’s carefully carved cliffs, which pinch to a gap of just 24 metres between them at their narrowest point, you’ll enjoy a unique experience rarely undertaken on an ocean cruise ship, making memories that will last a lifetime.

Capture the rich history, culture and beauty of Greek islands too; your smaller ship docks centrally in almost every destination, closer to their highlights. Step back to the Byzantine era, taking in the Cretan delights and striking architecture of Agios Nikolaos; tour from Katakolon to Olympia to explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games, or to the Mercouri Vineyards; and take time to bathe in the Mediterranean sunshine, relaxing on your pick of Kefallonia’s beautiful beaches. The piece de resistance is a call at Pireaus, gateway to Athens and its iconic ancient sites such as the Acropolis and the mighty Parthenon.

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.

In recent years, we have seen a new era emerging in cruising.

There is a trend for everything to get bigger and busier, and for a cruise to be seen as an alternative to a large luxury resort, with a limitless flurry of activity. But this is not for us. Find out more 

1. WE ARE PROUD TO SAIL OUR OWN COURSE

We are free to do things a different way because we are family-run. Of course some people enjoy the bigger, busier cruises, but it is not for everyone, and it is not for us. We prefer to do things, 'The Olsen Way'.

2. SMALLER IS BETTER

We have fewer guests, so the atmosphere on board our ships is always warm and civilised. Our smaller ships allow us to visit the more interesting places that the world has to offer.

3. HAND-CRAFTED, NOT MASS PRODUCED

We pride ourselves on putting our all into the Fred. Olsen cruise experience. Our itineraries are created from scratch every year, our service is genuinely personal and each and every area of our ships is designed by hand.