Your Adriatic and Ionian sea odyssey spans the millennia, from Paleothic times to Roman conquest, Byzantine era to Venetian dominance; pause to reflect on the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque treasures that we’ll discover.
Built in 1992 and recently refurbished, the Island Sky is a comfortable and contemporary expedition vessel. Public spaces include a large lounge, elegant bar with piano, library stocked with fiction and reference books along with a selection of games, and a single-seating dining room. Outside decks feature a bar, spa pool, and a sun deck where meals are served in pleasant weather. All suites feature ocean views, a sitting area, en suite bathroom, large wardrobes, small refrigerator, and television.
Ship Details & Deck Plan
The Fabled AdriaticMay 30 — June 11, 2016
Circumnavigation of the Black SeaOctober 4 — October 18, 2016
Centuries of history and architecture come to life as you discover the countries surrounding the Black Sea—Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria—and its busy bazaars, archeological treasures, and stunning landscapes.
Splendors of the Turquoise Coast with Cyprus & GreeceJune 4 — June 18, 2017
Visit 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this cruise along the legendary Turquoise Coast. Stroll through the medieval city of Rhodes, tour the magnificently-preserved city of Ephesus, and discover Lycian rock tombs, Roman cities, and exquisite Ottoman architecture.
Baltic Odyssey: Germany, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania & SwedenJuly 14 — July 24, 2017
Follow in the historic footsteps of explorers as you cruise down the legendary Thames River to the North Sea. Discover the scenic beauty of Bornholm Island; visit Visby, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and once trading center of the Hanseatic League; and enjoy a daylight transit of the 61-mile Kiel Canal.
Baltic Odyssey: Sweden, Latvia, Estonia, Russia & FinlandJuly 21 — July 30, 2017
Discover the Hanseatic legacy of Riga, Tallinn, and Stockholm, all with rows of merchant houses, charming cobblestone streets, and medieval market squares. Spend two days in magnificent St. Petersburg, and visit Turku, Finland’s oldest city and historic capital.