Black Sea cruise guide

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Don’t let the name fool you – the Black Sea is far from a dark place! A cruise around this area in south eastern Europe will take you to a number of locations you’ll never forget.

See all the latest Black Sea cruise deals here, or read on to find out what you can expect to see while you’re there.

Why choose a Black Sea cruise?

The Black Sea is situated in a beautiful region of the world – bounded by Europe, the Caucasus and Anatolia. Parts of Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia and Georgia surround it, which means you’ll have the chance to visit places many cruise ships simply don’t reach.

Visit Istanbul, probably Turkey’s most famous city, and certainly one of the most beautiful. You’ll marvel at the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar, and you’ll never forget the sound of the prayer calls that blare across the city several times a day.

Burgas in Bulgaria isn’t a city many people think about visiting, but it’s well worth it: surrounded by the stunning Burgas Lakes and home to some truly fantastic architecture.

Athens in Greece needs little introduction: an ancient city with a rich history, home to the Acropolis and much more.

Cruise lines currently operating Black Sea cruises include Princess Cruises, Cunard Cruises, P&O Cruises and Holland America.

Book your Black Sea cruise today

Our cruises are always in high demand, so head on over to our Black Sea cruise deals page to avoid disappointment. We update our cruise deals constantly, so don’t worry if you can’t see anything that suits you – just use the search tool to see what else is available, or check back in a few days to see the updated list of deals.

In the meantime, here’s a highlight from our latest round of Black Sea cruise deals:

Black Sea and Greek Isles – fly/stay/cruise
Cruising on Celebrity Constellation
30th September 2014 for 16 nights

This trip begins with a flight from Australia to Istanbul, where you’ll stay for one night. The next day you’ll embark the 5-star Celebrity Constellation on a cruise which visits Burgas, Varna, Constanta (Romania), Trabzon (Turkey), Sinop, Mykonos (Greece), Athens, Ephesus and back to Istanbul. You’ll then fly back to Australia.

Image sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: John Morn

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Alyssa Beit

Alyssa lives in Sydney, NSW. Born on the 14th October and is a Social and Human Service Assistant at Cruise 1st Australia. She is in her early 40’s and loves tranquility on luxury cruises.

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