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The best Crystal Cruises sailings for 2024 & 2025 to book now

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We were thrilled when Crystal Cruises returned in 2023. With extensive refurbishment that includes a huge amount of space, plenty of facilities and lots of restaurants and bars - including the return of UMI UMA by Nobu Matsuhisa Restaurant and Sushi Bar - these are the very best cruises to book now with Crystal Cruises.

Crystal 2024 and 2025 sailings to book now

The Charm of Northern Europe: 18 September 2024

Skip the airport and discover the historic cities of Northern Europe on this fascinating itinerary, sailing round-trip from Dover.

Highlights include Amsterdam's museums and galleries, the beautifully preserved Bruges, and two days in France's Rouen to explore its atmospheric Medieval quarter, a city that's also the gateway to Paris' endless charms. You'll also call in at Guernsey's St Peter Port, a pretty little town of cobbled streets and elegant architecture.

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Quebec to Bridgetown: 26 October 2024

Contrast UNESCO-listed Quebec with the laidback, beach-framed delights of Bridgetown as you marvel at French Canada and the USA's spectacle of autumn colours, with calls in at Florida's Jacksonville and Virginia's Norfolk for a vibrant cultural scene, museums and art galleries, contrasted with the stunning beaches of the Bahamas and chic Saint Barths.

Other highlights include the red-brick charm of Boston, the beautiful archipelago of Guadeloupe and, of course, the icon that is New York.

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Grand Voyage - Lisbon to Athens: 7 October 2024

If you're looking for a longer adventure then this exciting 60-night voyage will certainly appeal with its in-depth exploration of Europe.

This epic sailing on Crystal Symphony starts in Lisbon on the 7 October and begins by sailing to Spain's most beautiful coastal towns and cities, including Barcelona and Valencia, before stops at upmarket Monaco and historic Italian cities such as Florence and Rome; time spent back in the same ports later on in the sailing allows you to explore anything you may have missed. Then it's onto Greece, Montenegro and Croatia and their most-loved cities, towns and islands, before ending in the dynamic city of Athens.

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Bridgetown to Fort Lauderdale: 18 November 2024

Get your dose of winter sun nice and early with Crystal's island-hopping sojourn to the Caribbean's most famous destinations this November.

This special 7-night voyage takes you from the pitons of Saint Lucia and famous beaches of Antigua to the idyllic, laid-back island of Jost Van Dyke and chic Saint Barts, along with the perfect amount of time at sea to explore all the ship has to offer on board.

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Grand Voyage - Mumbai round-trip: 7 January 2025

Crystal's grand Asia voyage offers a dizzying range of destinations and shore excursions. The 606-guest Crystal Symphony departs the chaotic but unforgettable Mumbai on an epic 70-night round-trip voyage on 7 January 2025.

Begin with the cultural gems of Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam - with overnight calls in at the vibrant cities of Bangkok and Hong Kong - before discovering lesser-explored shores like Japan's idyllic Ishigaki Island and South Korea's Jeju. Then, it's onto the powder-white sands of the Philippines and an overnight in exciting Singapore, with India's Kochi, gateway to the idyllic Kerala Backwaters, preceding your final stop in larger-than-life Mumbai.

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Rome to Venice: 13 June 2025

Sample Venice and Rome's iconic treasures before the summer crowds descend on this lovely itinerary that'll see you sail along the Mediterranean coast, with the chance to stroll through the walled Old Town of Kotor in Montenegro, relax among Corfu's idyll and explore stylish Sorrento, the stopping point to discover such gems as Capri, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast, with an overnight in Venice to discover this enchanting city.

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Athens to Thessaloniki: 1 July 2025

If you're looking for the ultimate Mediterranean sailing this is the perfect choice, leaving historic Athens on 1 July 2025 to explore some of Greece's most popular islands including Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini and Mykonos, with a stop at upmarket Patmos and the chance to visit the archaeological site of Turkey's Ephesus.

Then, you'll finish with an overnight in Greece's Thessaloniki, home to a multitude of fascinating ancient sites, fantastic gastronomy, a buzzing nightlife and wineries and beaches close by.

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Meet the author

Claire is Marketing Manager at Mundy Cruising, having worked with the company for nearly a year and in travel for over 8 years. Most recently she's cruised on Seabourn and has also sailed with Ponant and Uniworld. Her favourite destination is Sweden however she's also enjoyed cruises in the the Galapagos, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Northern Europe, Greek Isles and the Far East. When she’s not travelling she loves weekends away in the countryside.

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