Cruising Corinth Canal

Braemar transitting the Corinth Canal
Braemar transitting the Corinth Canal

Dreamt up by the ruler of the Ancient Corinth, started by Roman emperor Nero, and finally completed by the French, the Corinth Canal was a project that spanned many centuries. Slicing through solid rock, the canal separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese and serves as a vital shipping link between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. [ReadMoreMob]

As impressive as it is important, the Corinth Canal has to be seen – or transited if you are lucky enough – to fully appreciate the engineering involved here, the narrowness of the canal – it shrinks down to less than just 25 metres wide at the very bottom – and the sheer scale of the carefully carved cliffs that flank the waterway. [ReadMoreDesk]

Sailing through the Corinth Canal is a very special experience, especially on board Fred. Olsen’s smaller-sized ships. Many of today’s vessels are too large to negotiate the Canal, however with Fred. Olsen you can experience the thrill of gliding between the towering cliffs, with rock-faces passing by so close that you can almost touch them.

Cruises to Cruising Corinth Canal

Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Southampton • Fri 16 Apr 2021
25 nights • Braemar • M2109

  • An outstanding voyage specially crafted to show you some of Greece’s most unique and authentic sights and experiences, this cruise is packed with the diverse highlights of an array of stunning destinations.
  • The archaeological wonders of ancient towns, cultural and historical gems, beautiful beaches, postcard-perfect scenery and much more – your smaller-sized ship will bring you closer to it all with visits to gorgeous islands such as Crete, Rhodes and Kefallonia.
  • The pièce de résistance is a simply unforgettable scenic cruise of the narrow Corinth Canal aboard Braemar, the longest ship to pass between this incredible waterway’s imposing, carefully carved cliffs.

From £4,899pp

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Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Bridgetown • Thu 17 Mar 2022
37 nights • Braemar • M220608

  • This cruise makes for a unique holiday, offering chances to explore the Adriatic, Caribbean and Greek islands – and experience magical scenic cruising – on one itinerary.
  • Taste Caribbean paradise at islands such as St Vincent and St Kitts; sail the Atlantic and fjord-like Bay of Kotor; and visit UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik and Split.
  • In Greece, you’ll navigate the Corinth Canal; and get to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Rhodes, Crete, Kefallonia and the ancient city of Athens too.

From £5,049pp

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Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Bridgetown • Thu 17 Mar 2022
59 nights • Braemar • M220610

  • Discover the sights and highlights of the Caribbean, Adriatic and Greek Islands, join a spectacular Spanish celebration, and experience unforgettable scenic cruising on one incredible itinerary.
  • Taste Caribbean paradise at islands such as St Vincent and St Kitts; sail the Atlantic and fjord-like Bay of Kotor; and visit UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik and Split.
  • In Greece, cruise the remarkable Corinth Canal and uncover iconic ancient sites; then in Spain, visit Seville in time to catch the final day of Feria de Abril.

From £7,899pp

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Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Transatlantic with Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Bridgetown • Thu 17 Mar 2022
47 nights • Braemar • M220609

  • This cruise makes for a unique holiday, offering chances to explore the Adriatic, Caribbean and Greek islands – and experience magical scenic cruising – on one itinerary.
  • Taste Caribbean paradise at islands such as St Vincent and St Kitts; sail the Atlantic and fjord-like Bay of Kotor; and visit UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik and Split.
  • In Greece, cruise between the pinching cliff faces of the Corinth Canal; and uncover ancient treasures in Crete, Kefallonia, Olympia and the legendary city of Athens too.

From £6,649pp

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Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Malaga • Fri 01 Apr 2022
22 nights • Braemar • M220708

  • An exciting exploration of the Med and Adriatic, offering chances to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of iconic destinations and experience unforgettable small-ship scenic cruising.
  • On your Adriatic adventure, sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor; explore terracotta-topped Dubrovnik and Split; and discover the legendary landmarks and canals of Venice.
  • In Greece, cruise between the pinching cliff faces of the Corinth Canal; and uncover ancient treasures in Rhodes, Crete, Kefallonia and the legendary city of Athens too.

From £3,599pp

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Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Adriatic, Greek Islands & Corinth Canal

Departs: Malaga • Fri 01 Apr 2022
32 nights • Braemar • M220709

  • An exciting exploration of the Med and Adriatic, offering chances to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of iconic destinations and experience unforgettable small-ship scenic cruising.
  • On your Adriatic adventure, sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor; explore terracotta-topped Dubrovnik and Split; and discover the legendary landmarks and canals of Venice.
  • In Greece, cruise between the pinching cliff faces of the Corinth Canal; and uncover ancient treasures in Crete, Kefallonia, Olympia and the legendary city of Athens too.

From £5,249pp

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Andalusia, Greek Islands & the Adriatic

Andalusia, Greek Islands & the Adriatic

Departs: Malaga • Fri 01 Apr 2022
44 nights • Braemar • M220710

  • An exciting exploration of the Med and Adriatic packed with highlights; discover iconic sites, be part of spectacular celebrations; and experience unforgettable scenic cruising.
  • Sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor and the remarkable Corinth Canal; and visit Seville in time to catch the final day of Feria de Abril.
  • Seek-out the historic sites of Dubrovnik, Split and ancient Greek islands and cities including Rhodes, Crete and Athens, plus capture the magic of Venice with its legendary landmarks and canals.

From £6,549pp

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Greek Islands and Corinth Canal

Greek Islands and Corinth Canal

Departs: Valletta • Wed 13 Apr 2022
10 nights • Braemar • M2208

  • Make unforgettable memories on a seemingly impossible navigation through the narrowing cliffs of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal, only possible thanks to record-breaking Braemar’s smaller size.
  • Uncover the captivating sights and sites of Greek islands, including the centuries-old wonders, beautiful beaches and palm-lined promenades of Crete, Rhodes, sleepy Syros and Kefallonia too.
  • On the mainland, Katakolon and Piraeus are your gateways to the iconic ancient sites of Olympia and Athens, home of the awe-inspiring Acropolis.

From £2,099pp

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Corinth Canal & Greek Islands

Corinth Canal & Greek Islands

Departs: Valletta • Wed 13 Apr 2022
20 nights • Braemar • M220809

  • Make unforgettable memories on a seemingly impossible navigation through the narrowing cliffs of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal, only possible thanks to record-breaking Braemar’s smaller size.
  • Uncover the captivating sights and sites of Greek islands, including the centuries-old wonders, beautiful beaches and palm-lined promenades of Crete, Rhodes, sleepy Syros and Kefallonia too.
  • On the mainland, Katakolon and Piraeus are your gateways to the iconic ancient sites of Olympia and Athens, home of the awe-inspiring Acropolis.

From £3,749pp

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Corinth Canal & Greek Islands with Andalusia

Corinth Canal & Greek Islands with Andalusia

Departs: Valletta • Wed 13 Apr 2022
32 nights • Braemar • M220810

  • Featuring an itinerary packed with highlights, this specially crafted cruise is a chance to enjoy outstanding experiences in Spain’s beautiful Andalusia region and Greece.
  • You’ll experience two unforgettable navigations of the remarkable Corinth Canal; and visit Seville in time for the final day of the annual Feria de Abril celebrations.
  • Braemar will also take you closer to the ancient sites and beaches of Greek islands, and the attractions of Cádiz and Malaga, famed for their historic, aesthetic and artistic treasures.

From £5,049pp

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Greek Islands and Corinth Canal

Greek Islands and Corinth Canal

Departs: Valletta • Sat 23 Apr 2022
10 nights • Braemar • M2209

  • Make unforgettable memories on a seemingly impossible navigation through the narrowing cliffs of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal, only possible thanks to record-breaking Braemar’s smaller size.
  • Uncover the captivating sights and sites of Greek islands, including the centuries-old wonders, beautiful beaches and palm-lined promenades of Crete and Kefallonia too.
  • On the mainland, Katakolon and Piraeus are your gateways to the iconic ancient sites of Olympia and Athens, home of the awe-inspiring Acropolis and mighty Parthenon.

From £1,999pp

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Corinth Canal & Greek Islands with Andalusia

Corinth Canal & Greek Islands with Andalusia

Departs: Valletta • Sat 23 Apr 2022
22 nights • Braemar • M220910

  • Featuring an itinerary packed with highlights, this specially crafted cruise is a chance to enjoy outstanding experiences in Spain’s beautiful Andalusia region and Greece.
  • You’ll experience an unforgettable navigation of the remarkable Corinth Canal; and visit Seville in time for the final day of the annual Feria de Abril celebrations.
  • Braemar will also take you closer to the ancient sites and beaches of Greek islands, and the attractions of Cádiz and Malaga, famed for their historic, aesthetic and artistic treasures.

From £3,349pp

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Corinth Canal and Greek Islands

Corinth Canal and Greek Islands

Departs: Southampton • Fri 23 Sep 2022
25 nights • Braemar • M22CC

  • Make unforgettable memories on a seemingly impossible navigation through the narrowing cliffs of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal, made possible thanks to record-breaking Braemar’s smaller size.
  • Uncover the captivating sights and sites of Greek islands, including the ancient wonders, beautiful beaches and palm-lined promenades of Crete, Rhodes, sleepy Syros and Kefallonia too.
  • Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean magic of stunning islands and cities in Spain, Italy, Malta and Portugal, and revel in the spectacular sight of the mighty Stromboli Volcano.

From £4,999pp

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