Join Voyages to Antiquity’s range of specialist guest speakers, including biologist Professor Sandy Primrose, author and historian Professor John Phillips, and wine connoisseur Maggie McNie, on board this summer.

The 14-day Celtic SailAway cruise departs Greenock on 26 July 2017 and travels via Scotland, Ireland and Wales, calling at islands as diverse as the Isle of Mull (Tobermory), Isles of Scilly (Tresco) and Jersey, as it makes its way south towards London (Tilbury). The cruise features lectures from biotechnologist Professor Sandy Primrose, who specialises in plants and gardening.


On 22 August the London to Lisbon SailAway cruise will leave Tilbury on a 14-day cruise to France, Spain and Portugal, including Honfleur’s picturesque Norman harbour and the historic port of La Coruña, known as the City of Glass. The cruise features lectures from master of wine Maggie McNie.

The 13-day Lisbon to Rome SailAway cruise will set off from the Portuguese capital on 3 September. As it skirts the Hispanic coastline, guests will have the chance to visit Cadiz, Malaga, Valencia and Barcelona, as well as southern France, before exploring two of Italy’s most iconic cities, Florence and Rome. The cruise features lectures from historian and author Professor John Phillips.

Prices for all three summer departures start from £1,995pp, including all meals and drinks with dinner on board, gratuities, guest speakers and shore excursions. Solo travellers can also capitalise on no single supplements across the SailAway cruises.


For more information and to book visit or call 01865 302550.Guest speakers are an integral part of the Voyages to Antiquity experience – they closely complement the in-depth

Guest speakers are an integral part of the Voyages to Antiquity experience, closely complementing the in-depth programme of shore excursions in bringing to life the art, history and culture of the regions visited. MV Aegean Odyssey is a premium class ship which explores areas that bigger ships are unable to access. The vessel provides the best features of a mid-size ship, such as passenger space and choice of restaurants, with the personal service and intimate surroundings of a smaller vessel.