Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the 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.
WEDNESDAY: ATHENS - MYKONOS
Morning transfer to Piraeus port in order to embark the ferryboat to Mykonos. Arrival, disembarkation & transfer to your selected hotel in Mykonos.
Day at leisure in Mykonos, the international “jet-set”, to enjoy the sun, the wonderful sandy beaches as well as the incredible night life.
Morning free. In the afternoon transfer to the port to embark the cruise ship and start your 3-day cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey.
SATURDAY: 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.
* During the months of June, July and August there is not visit to Patmos.
SUNDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) – SANTORINI: We arrive at Heraklion in the morning and have the opportunity to visit the archaeological site of Knossos Palace or the Archaeological Museum or just stroll around and see the biggest city of Crete Island. We will then sail to and spend the afternoon in 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 in the world. Do not miss to taste the Greek and Mediterranean food in one of the island's restaurants. Disembarkation and transfer to your selected hotel.
MONDAY: SANTORINI – VOLCANO CRUISE
Today 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 from distance the town of Fira standing like in a picture on top of the black rock.
TUESDAY: SANTORINI - ATHENS
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat back to Piraeus. Arrival & transfer to your selected hotel in Athens.
At the indicated time according to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
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