Top 6 Accessible Cruises from Athens

By John Sage

accessible-cruises-from-athensAlthough Athens doesn’t have as many accessible cruises as Venice, Rome, or Barcelona, there are still some great options that disabled and senior cruisers should consider!

Our Top 6 Accessible Cruises from Athens are described below and include an accessible cruise through the Eastern Mediterranean, an accessible cruise to Egypt, and an accessible cruise to the Holy Land.

Before your cruise, you can learn about the wonders of the Ancient Greek civilization by taking an wheelchair accessible tour of the Acropolis or an accessible driving tour to the Temple of Poseidon.

If you book your cruise through Sage Traveling, we provide our Athens accessible trip planning services for FREE, which includes recommendations for accessible Athens hotel rooms in wheelchair-friendly areas near the Parthenon, near the National Archaeological Museum, or in the Plaka neighborhood.  You also will receive the Sage Accessibility Guide for Athens for free.

 

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Top Accessible Adriatic Cruise from Athens

Starting in Athens and finishing in Venice, Princess’s 7 night Adriatic cruise allows you to do accessible sightseeing in 7 spectacular destinations.  You can view “little Venice”, Paradise Beach (and Super Paradise Beach!), and the windmills in Mykonos.  It Katakolon, you’ll be able to visit the fascinating ruins of Olympia which were home to the ancient Olympics.  Corfu, Montenegro, and Croatia will also be visited on this wheelchair accessible Athens cruise. Accessible shore excursions are available in 100% of the ports.

Honorable mention: Princess’ 7 night Athens to Rome cruise (83% of ports have accessible excursion options).  Contact us for more details.

 

Top Accessible Eastern Mediterranean Cruise from Athens

By adding 7 nights onto the end of the cruise described above, you’ll have a 14 night accessible Athens cruise that has 12 wheelchair accessible shore excursions.  After your cruise departs Venice, you’ll spend another week exploring the Adriatic (Dubrovnik), Southern Europe (Malta & Sorrento), and Africa (Tunisia).  Your 14 night Princess Eastern Mediterranean Cruise finishes in Rome where you can take a private accessible Vatican tour or an accessible ancient Rome tour.  Sage Traveling is able to provide you accessible shore excursions in all Ports of Call on this cruise.

This cruise has only 1 sailing date so contact us to book your accessible vacation today!

Honorable mention: Princess’ 14 night Athens to Venice cruise (90% of ports have accessible excursion options).  Contact us for more details.

* Get €50 off each excursion if you book your cruise through Sage Traveling

 

Top Accessible Egypt Cruise from Athens

Both Egyptian ports on this cruise have accessible shore excursions, but that’s just the start.  Out of 17 ports on this cruise, accessible shore excursions are available in 15 of them!

This 21 night Holland America Accessible Egypt Cruise sails on the ms Ryndam, an S-Class ship, and it finishes in Barcelona.  Along the way, you’ll visit 6 Greek ports, 4 Turkish ports, 2 Egyptian ports, and 3 Italian ports. When you finish in Barcelona, you’ll be able to take an accessible walking tour through the Gothic Quarter or take an accessible driving tour to see the Gaudi architecture sights!

 

Top Accessible Holy Land Cruise from Athens

This cruise is hugely attractive to travelers because it visits the Holy Land AND Egypt!  You’ll have the opportunity to visit the Pyramids, Alexandria, the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem.  More ancient ruins outside of Israel and Egypt are included on this accessible Athens cruise, including the ruins of Ephesus, the Acropolis in Athens, and Trajan’s Market in Rome.

Before the Princess 11 night Holy Land cruise, we can provide you with accessible Athens hotels that we have personally inspected, and we’ll do the same after your cruise with accessible Rome hotels.

Honorable mention: Holland America’s 14 night Holy Land cruise (83% of ports have accessible excursion options).  Contact us for more details.

 

Luxury Cruises

Top Accessible Luxury Greek Isles Cruise from Athens

Disabled cruisers looking for a luxury accessible cruise from Athens, will love this option from Royal Caribbean’s more luxurious brand.  The Azamara Quest is an R-Class ship that was built in 2007 and only holds 694 passengers.

Azamara’s 10 night Eastern Mediterranean cruise visits 9 ports and accessible shore excursions are available in all of them. Three Greek islands (Mykonos, Santorini, and Corfu), two ancient ruins (Olympia and Ephesus), and two Adriatic cities (Montenegro and Dubrovnik) are included on this itinerary.  When you finish in Venice, you can take accessible tour of St. Mark’s or a wheelchair accessible boat tour on the Grand Canal!

Honorable mention: Azamara’s 7 night Eastern Mediterranean cruise (100% of ports have accessible excursion options), Azamara’s 7 night Adriatic cruise (80%), and Azamara’s 7 night Greek Isles cruise (75%).  Contact us for more details.

 

Top Accessible Luxury Holy Land Cruise from Athens

With two days in Ashod and one day in Haifa, you’ll be able to explore both south Israel (Jerusalem and Bethlehem) and north Israel (Sea of Galilee & Nazareth).  You’ll be able to choose from several accessible shore excursion options here…in fact 89% of the ports on this Azamara 10-night Holy Land cruise have accessible tours by Sage Traveling.

There is only one sailing date for this cruise, so contact us far in advance to book you accessible vacation!

Honorable mention: Seabourn’s 15 night Holy Land cruise (85% of ports have accessible excursion options).  Contact us for more details.

 

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  1. Exclusive Cruise Discounts – We can get you better deals than if you book direct
  2. €50 off each Shore Excursion – Receive discounted rates if you book your cruise through us
  3. Pre-trip Accessibility Consultation – We help you make informed decisions
  4. Pre-cruise Accessible Hotel Recommendations – We have personally inspected accessibility of hotel rooms and the surrounding neighborhoods
  5. Emergency Support during your Trip – We quickly solve your accessibility problems based on years of experience doing it for other clients
  6. Sage Accessibility Guides for each port – Our Sage Accessibility Guides contain essential accessibility advice for each port

 

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Read more:

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Accessible Mediterranean Cruise Port Reviews
Accessible Mediterranean Cruise Excursions
Top 12 Accessible Mediterranean Cruise Itineraries
Top 6 Accessible Cruises from Athens
Top 6 Accessible Cruises from Barcelona
Top 5 Accessible Cruises from Istanbul
Top 9 Accessible Cruises from Rome
Top 11 Accessible Cruises from Venice
Best of Accessible Azamara Cruises
Best of Accessible Celebrity Cruises
Best of Accessible Crystal Cruises
Best of Accessible Disney Cruises
Best of Accessible Holland America Cruises
Best of Accessible Norwegian Cruises
Best of Accessible Princess Cruises
Best of Accessible Royal Caribbean Cruises
6 Benefits of Booking Your Cruise through Sage Traveling

 

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