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The Best of Greece & Turkey on MY Voyager

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Visit: Athens, Cape Sounion, Ios, Santorini, Rhodes, Simi, Bodrum, Kos, Lipsi Island, Patmos, Delos, Mykonos, Syros, Athens

Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Greece & Turkey. The beautiful Cyclades, Santorini, Mykonos, the Dodecanese islands and Turkey. Discover much-loved or unknown gems with rich history, incomparable light, translucent water, and heavenly beaches.

 

Day 1 (Friday): Athens - Cape Sounion

Embarkation will be between 2 to 3pm. We sail to Cape Sounion.  Late in the afternoon, we reach Cape Sounion for Welcome Cocktails and dinner at anchor under the Temple of Poseidon. Departure and overnight at sea as we sail to Ios.

Day 2 (Saturday): Ios / Manganari Beach - Santorini

In the morning, we stop for a refreshing swim at Manganari Beach / Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. After midday, we will reach Santorini, formed by the half-submerged crescent of a volcanic caldera. You will go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning cluster of white buildings atop a cliff. This afternoon there is an optional tour to Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 B.C and to Fira. The tour will end in Oia, famous for its sun set.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 (Sunday): Rhodes - Simi

Morning arrival in Rhodes. The island’s medieval Old Town is one of the best preserved mediaeval settlements in the world and has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Morning Optional excursion and early afternoon sailing to nearby Simi Island, with a swim stop on the way. Late afternoon arrival at Simi.  This evening is at leisure. Overnight stay in port.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 (Monday): Simi - Bodrum - Kos

Early morning sailing to Bodrum, Turkey. On arrival there is an optional tour to Halicarnassus, famous for the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, also known simply as the Tomb of Mausolus, whose name provided the origin of the word "mausoleum". Early this afternoon we will sail to Kos, lying on the edge of the Dodecanese. This afternoon is at leisure to explore the island’s tall palm trees, endless sandy beaches, alternating landscapes and numerous archaeological sites and attractions left by ancient Greeks, Romans, mediaeval knights, Venetians and Ottomans. Overnight stay in port.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 (Tuesday): Kos - Lipsi - Patmos

This morning we sail from Kos towards Patmos. On the way, enjoy a swim stop and beach BBQ in Lipsi island, before continuing to sail onto Patmos for our early afternoon arrival. You might like to join the optional Patmos excursion which includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. This evening is at leisure to discover Scala, the capital, or why not a swim at a nearby beach. Overnight stay in Patmos.

Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Lunch

Day 6 (Wednesday): Delos - Mykonos

This morning, enjoy breakfast at anchor in Delos. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On an optional guided walking tour, you’ll visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. After our tour, we enjoy a refreshing swim stop and deck BBQ lunch, weather permitting. Later in the afternoon we sail into Mykonos Harbour. While exploring the town, you can visit the Archaeological museum or the Maritime museum, and make sure you enjoy Mykonos world famous night life! Overnight stay in Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Lunch

Day 7 (Thursday): Syros

After breakfast, we sail towards Syros. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Early afternoon arrival at Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands. Discover Ermoupoli, port and capital of Syros, with her marble flagstones paving its spacious main square, presided over by the grandiose Town Hall, one of the 19th-century masterpieces of Ernst Ziller, the famous Saxon architect who became a Greek national. Optional afternoon walking tour. Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board and overnight at sea to Marina Zea, Athens.

Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Lunch, Captain's Dinner

Day 8 (Friday): Athens - Disembarkation

After breakfast, disembarkation will be between 9 to 10am.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Cruise Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
  • Half board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a welcome cocktail, a local theme evening, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain's Dinner
  • Regular filter coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day
  • Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability)
  • English-Speaking Cruise Escort

 

Not Included:

  • Beverages (except those mentioned above)
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
  • Crew tips
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Wi-Fi (available at charge)
  • Port charges
  • Anything not mentioned in cruise program

 

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Cruise Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (vc)

Package Information

  • Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
  • Type: Cruise
  • Departures: April - October 2021
  • Cities Visited: Athens, Cape Sounion, Ios, Santorini, Rhodes, Simi, Bodrum, Kos, Lipsi Island, Patmos, Delos, Mykonos, Syros, Athens
  • Price From: Not Available