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  • 10 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Lesbos, Kusadasi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Lesbos
    • Day 3
      Kusadasi
    • Day 4
      Santorini
    • Day 5
      Athens (Piraeus)
    • Day 6
      Katakolon (Olympia)
    • Day 7
      Corfu
    • Day 8
      Kotor
    • Day 9
      Dubrovnik
    • Day 10
      Venice
    • Day 11
      Venice
    Ship Details

    Seven Seas Splendor - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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    Seven Seas Splendor Reviews

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    Fare Includes

    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
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      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

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  • 7 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Molyvos, Volos ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Ponant
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    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Molyvos
    • Day 3
      Volos
    • Day 4
      Hydra
    • Day 5
      Crete (Heraklion)
    • Day 6
      Rhodes
    • Day 7
      Nafplion
    • Day 8
      Athens (Piraeus)
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    Le Bougainville - Ponant

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  • 2019 Best for Fitness & Recreation

    7 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Ponant
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Limnos Island
    • Day 3
      Syros
    • Day 4
      Patmos
    • Day 5
      Delos
    • Day 5
      Mykonos
    • Day 6
      Paros
    • Day 7
      Hydra
    • Day 8
      Athens (Piraeus)
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    Le Lyrial (Ponant) - Ponant

    Pros

    Elegantly appointed ship with excellent service and relaxed vibe

    Cons

    Unless you're in a suite, cabins are too small; strange bathroom layout

    Bottom line

    A beautiful small ship sailing destination-rich itineraries

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    Le Lyrial (Ponant) Reviews

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    0.0/5
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  • 9 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Ponant
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 2
      Limnos Island
    • Day 3
      Syros
    • Day 4
      Patmos
    • Day 5
      Symi
    • Day 6
      Bodrum
    • Day 7
      Kos
    • Day 8
      Amorgos
    • Day 9
      Sifnos
    • Day 10
      Athens (Piraeus)
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    Le Bougainville - Ponant

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  • 2019 Best for Value

    10 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

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    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Canakkale, Kusadasi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Canakkale
    • Day 3
      Kusadasi
    • Day 4
      Santorini
    • Day 5
      Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
    • Day 6
      Positano (Amalfi)
    • Day 7
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 8
      Florence (Livorno)
    • Day 9
      Monaco (Monte Carlo)
    • Day 10
      Marseille
    • Day 11
      Barcelona
    Ship Details

    Seven Seas Mariner - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

    Pros

    Cruise fare covers nearly everything: drinks, tips and excellent variety of excursions

    Cons

    Prices are among the industry's highest, even for entry-level suites

    Bottom Line

    Inclusive nature and great service means a Mariner cruise is all about relaxing

    Reviews

    Seven Seas Mariner Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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    4.5/5
    Cabins4.5
    Dining4.0
    Service5.0
    Value4.0

    In an era when mass-market cruise ships are getting bigger and bigger, Seven Seas Mariner is a ...

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    Fare Includes

    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2019 Best for Shore Excursions

    10 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

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    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Dikili, Kusadasi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Dikili
    • Day 3
      Kusadasi
    • Day 4
      Patmos
    • Day 5
      Santorini
    • Day 6
      Rhodes
    • Day 7
      Alanya
    • Day 8
      Limassol
    • Day 9
      Jerusalem (Ashdod)
    • Day 10
      Haifa (Tel Aviv)
    • Day 11
      Haifa (Tel Aviv)
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    Seven Seas Voyager - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

    Pros

    All-suite, all-balcony luxury ship with contemporary look and inclusive fares

    Cons

    Fares are quite high, especially if you don't take advantage of included drinks and tours

    Bottom Line

    Once you're onboard, it's a luxurious, carefree vacation

    Reviews

    Seven Seas Voyager Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
    Service5.0
    Value4.5

    Regent lays claim to be the most inclusive experience among the major luxury cruise lines. Of c...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 9 Night
    Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

    Leaving:
    Istanbul
    Visiting:
    Nessebur, Sulina ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Ponant
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Istanbul
    • Day 2
      Nessebur
    • Day 3
      Sulina
    • Day 4
      Odessa
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Samsun
    • Day 7
      Trabzon
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Bartin
    • Day 10
      Istanbul
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    Le Bougainville - Ponant

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