WEDNESDAY: ATHENS. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
THURSDAY: ATHENS. 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 – LAVRION – CRUISE. At the indicated time you will be transferred to Lavrion port to embark your cruise ship for 7 days full of fun and experiences from the different Greek Islands and Turkey. Today you sped it to know your ship and the services offered and relax.
SATURDAY: ISTANBUL While having your breakfast we are arriving in Istanbul. A full day in Istanbul with the graceful minarets of countless mosques. Istanbul's blend of East & West has resulted in some of the most magnificent architecture in the world, including the Aghia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Topkapi Palace. Stroll around the city, do your shopping, taste the local coffee and local sweets and just find out why this city was the capital of Byzantine Empire for so long time. In the afternoon embarkation and continue of our ship life while the ship is going to our next famous point.
SUNDAY: MYKONOS In the afternoon arrival at the famous island of Mykonos, an international "jet-set" known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible night life. Walk around the town and admire the small houses, all white and blue, have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars. It is for the first time that a cruise gives you the opportunity to have an overnight in Mykonos and experience the night life.
MONDAY: MYKONOS We will spend a whole day in Mykonos! Get a late breakfast and be ready for exploring the island, swim in the famous beaches, feel the clear crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea or taking the optional tour, visit the sacred island of Delos. The cruise ship will sail for the next destination at midnight.
TUESDAY: KUSADASI - PATMOS Early morning we arrive in the Holy 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. People here have their own rhythm of living with a few cars and lot of fishing and sailing. Next 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.
WEDNESDAY: RHODES 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.
THURSDAY: HERAKLION(CRETE) - 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 hotel.
FRIDAY: SANTORINI - VOLCANO CRUISE Day 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.
SATURDAY: SANTORINI - ATHENS At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Piraeus. Arrival & transfer to your selected hotel in Athens. SUNDAY: ATHENS -AIRPORT According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
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