The Times is delighted to team up with Swan Hellenic to offer readers the chance to experience small ship cruising in country house style aboard the Minerva.
Refreshed and updated, Minerva welcomes passengers to a warm atmosphere with open-seating dining and includes sightseeing in every port, authoritative guest speaker programmes, and all gratuities.
Swan Hellenic has been defining the art of discovery cruising for more than 50 years. Each cruise itinerary is a unique, cultural travel experience, blending world-class sites with smaller, off the beaten track destinations.
Swan Hellenic has won many awards for her unique style of discovery cruising including, most recently, the Conde Nast Traveller 'Favourite Cruise Line: Small Ships' award in their 2009 Readers' Travel Awards.