Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content.
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops
FRIDAY: ATHENS - MYKONOS
Morning transfer to the port in order to embark the cruise ship, which will take you to Mykonos. Arrival, disembarkation & transfer to your selected hotel in Mykonos.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: MYKONOS
Days at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, the sea & the beauties of this unique island. Not to miss the night life Mykonos is famous for.
Morning free. In the afternoon transfer to the port to embark the cruise ship and start your 4-day cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey.
TUESDAY: KUSADASI - PATMOS
First port of call today 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 & the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation.
Today we visit the magnificent island of the roses, Knights and Butterflies. Participating in one of the optional tours, you can visit the old medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos. If you want to be on your own you can swim in one of the many beaches of the island or just stroll in the old city and imagine being one of its inhabitants of the ancient times, Late evening return in the ship.. Participating in one of the optional tours, you can visit the famous Acropolis of Lindos.
THURSDAY: HERAKLION - SANTORINI
New port, new places, new interesting sites in Crete. We will wake up in Heraklion, the biggest city of Crete, the island full of archaeological sites, beautiful beaches and fantastic scenery. Take the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Palace of Knossos, the centre of the Minoan Civilization.
We continue and this afternoon we visit the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. You can participate in the optional tours or just relax in one of the famous cafes of the town and admire the sunset on the Caldera, known to be the most famous. Disembarkation and transfer to your selected hotel.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: SANTORINI
Days at your leisure to enjoy the unique views, the black sandy beaches as well as the most romantic sunset of the world. Enjoy a half day cruise to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera, the Hot Springs with the Green and yellow waters (with free time for swimming) and the island of Thirassia. Admire the town of Fira’s whitewashed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes that cling to s steep cliff accessible by cable car or mule
SUNDAY: SANTORINI - ATHENS
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port for your cruise ship which will take you to Piraeus (Athens) next morning. Enjoy your dinner and also the night entertainment on board
MONDAY: PIRAEUS - AIRPORT
After breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your flight out of Greece.
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