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Swan Hellenic Cruises' MV Minerva is a small and intimate ship with just 6 passenger decks and 178 cabins - ranging in size from the impressive 360 sq. ft Owner's Suite to the modest but comfortable 140 sq. ft Standard Cabin. Interior décor is elegant and homely in style with fine wool carpets and classic wooden furniture. Essentially, she offers her guests the ambience of a country house.

Diversions onboard MV Minerva are varied and tasteful with guest speakers operating in the Darwin Lounge as well as regular classical music performances. Alternatively one has time to unwind in the ship's Library, Card Room or Cinema. There is also a gymnasium and various Spa services for the health conscious.

MV Minerva provides fine dining with creative menus and excellent cuisine. Whether guests enjoy formal meals in The Swan Restaurant or a more casual repast in the Veranda Restaurant, all tastes are catered for.

Many guests aboard MV Minerva travel unaccompanied and find the friendly Swan Hellenic style of cruising the perfect way to see the world – the ship offers several single occupancy cabins.

With a great variety of different expeditions on offer aboard Minerva - from the Antarctica to the Indian Ocean - this ship offers an elegant and adventurous cruise service.

MV Minerva Accommodation

  • 2 Owners Suites (360 sq. ft) with balcony.
  • 10 Suites (290 sq. ft) with balcony.
  • Superior/Deluxe Cabins (162 sq. ft) with picture windows.
  • Standard Outside-View or Interior Cabins (140 sq. ft) with no refrigerator.

Accommodation Includes

  • Bath/shower and toilet
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV, Hairdryer and personal safe
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk

MV Minerva Dining Options

The Swan Restaurant
The ship's formal dining venue serving high quality cuisine on an open seating basis.

The Veranda
An informal eatery with indoor/outdoor seating and excellent menus.

Bridge Café
A 24-hour bistro serving casual breakfasts, luncheons and dinners.

MV Minerva Entertainment

  • The Darwin Lounge hosts guest speakers on a variety of specialist subjects.
  • Orpheus Lounge
  • Livingstone Lounge
  • Classical concerts and musical performances in the main Lounge.
  • Card room, Cinema and Library.
  • Shackleton & Wheeler Bars

MV Minerva Facilities

  • Gymnasium
  • Beauty Salon
  • Swimming Pool
  • Internet Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Medical Centre

Minerva Cruises

Date Name Duration
6 May 2017 SAVE £250pp! Celebration of Norway 14 days
20 May 2017 Baltic Capitals and St Petersburg 15 days
4 Jun 2017 SAVE £300pp! Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Discovery 14 days
18 Jun 2017 Secret Islands of the British Isles 13 days
18 Jun 2017 Portsmouth, England to Portsmouth, England 27 days
1 Jul 2017 SAVE £300pp! Myths and Magic of Iceland 14 days
15 Jul 2017 SAVE £250pp! Summer Gardens and Castles of Britian 11 days
26 Jul 2017 Save £250pp! The Emerald Isle - Portsmouth Roundtrip 14 days
9 Aug 2017 Save £250pp! Escape to the Mediterranean - Portsmouth to Malaga 13 days
9 Aug 2017 Portsmouth to Trieste 39 days
9 Aug 2017 Portsmouth to Genoa 25 days
22 Aug 2017 SAVE £300pp! Andalucia and the Cote D'Azur 12 days
3 Sep 2017 SAVE £550pp! Treasures of the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas 14 days
3 Sep 2017 Genoa to Piraeus 28 days
17 Sep 2017 SAVE £300pp! Hidden Beauties of the Adriatic 14 days

More information

If you would like more information on the Minerva or would like to discuss a cruise, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.
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