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Athens & Aegean Discovery

ITINERARY

Visit: Athens, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion, Santorini, Piraeus

Day 1: Athens

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure for you to relax or explore Athens. 

Day 2 : Athens

The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit of the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon and the Erechtheion. Later, we will continue our day with a guided visit to the Acropolism museum voted one of the best museums in the world. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, relax or maybe do some shopping at Ermou street.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Athens - Mykonos

After breakfast, transfer to Piraeus port to embark the Celestyal cruise ship for the three night Iconic Aegean cruise. Your first stop is the beautiful island of Mykonos, with arrival at 18:00pm. You will have free time to explore the bustling town of Mykonos until late in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Samos or Kusadasi - Patmos

Early in the morning you will be arriving at the island of Samos. Those who do not wish to continue to Turkey, will be able to disembark in Samos and join the included excursion “Panoramic Samos”. The cruise ship will continue onto Kusadasi. Those who stayed onboard will depart for the included excursion “Ancient Ephesus through the Ages”. In the afternoon, and after a short stop in Samos, the ship will arrive in Patmos with the famous monastery of St. John and the Grotto of the Apocalypse.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Heraklion - Santorini

We will arrive in Heraklion early this morning. You may like to join the optional excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos. In the afternoon we will arrive at the unique island of Santorini. During your included tour, you will visit the village of Profitis Ilias and the most popular village of Santorini, Oia, with its stunning views of the caldera and the volcano.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Piraeus

We will arrive at Piraeus port early in the morning. After breakfast on board, disembark and transfer to Athens airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Cruise and Land Package Includes:

  • 2 nights acccomodation in Athens with breakfast
  • Athens City tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, including English speaking guide
  • The 4 days/3 nights cruise to the Greek islands, with all meals, drinks package, port taxes and service charges, tips/gratuities on board and the two above mentioned shore excursions included.
  • All transfers
  • Meet and Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services.

 

Not Included:

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals (cruise includes beverage package)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any tips (included for the cruise)
  • Any porterage at hotels
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions

 

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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. (ht)

Package Information

  • Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
  • Type: Cruise
  • Departures: March - October 2019
  • Cities Visited: Athens, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion, Santorini, Piraeus
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