Upon arrival in Athens you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel, and you will be led to a guided Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier’s Tomb, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Balance of the day at leisure.
FRIDAY: ATHENS / MYKONOS
Early in the morning you will be transferred to Piraeus port and then
you will depart for the 3 night cruise. First stop Mykonos! An island
known for its fantastic sandy beaches, its vivid nightlife, Little Venice
and famous windmills.
SATURDAY: KUSADASI (TURKEY) / PATMOS
Next port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi with the option to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John where he lived and wrote the book of the Revelation.
SUNDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) / SANTORINI
Then we visit the Cretan port of Heraklion. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Knossos Palace, the center of the Minoan Civilization. Departure to Crete and arrival in Santorini island in the afternoon, the island which is said to be the lost continent of the Atlantis.
MONDAY: ATHENS / AIRPORT
The cruise ship will arrive at Piraeus port early in the morning. Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight back.
• 2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
• 3 night Cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on full board basis (based on the minimum inside cabin category)
• Half day Athens sightseeing Tour including the Acropolis
• Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours