GREECE WITH 4 DAYS ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE
Athens – Mykonos – Kusadasi (Turkey) – Patmos – Rhodes – Crete (Heraklion) – Santorini – Athens
(7 Days / 6 Nights)
SUN. ARRIVAL: (Dinner) Meet in the arrival’s hall at Athens airport and transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure (No Coach Service). Athens is an amazing city to discover on your own with its numerous museums, parks, and the shopping areas of Kolonaki, Hermou, Voukourestiou Street, Monastiraki and Plaka. In the evening, transfer to Plaka, the old part of Athens for dinner at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner transfer back and overnight in Athens Hotel.
MON. ATHENS – PIRAEUS – EMBARKATION 4 DAYS ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE : (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the Athens port of Piraeus to embark on your 4 days Iconic Aegean sea Cruise.
DAY PORTS ARR. DEPT.
Monday ATHENS (PIRAEUS), Greece – 11:00
Monday MYKONOS, Greece 18:00 23:00
Tuesday KUSADASI (EPHESUS), Turkey 07:00 13:00
Tuesday PATMOS, Greece 16:00 21:00
Wednesday RHODES, Greece 07:00 18:00
Thursday CRETE (HERAKLION), Greece 07:00 11:30
Thursday SANTORINI, Greece 16:30 21:00
Friday ATHENS (PIRAEUS), Greece 06:00 –
NOTE: THE SEQUENCE OF THE CRUISE ITINERARY CAN NOT BE CHANGED
MYKONOS: At leisure on the Jet Set Cycladic island of Mykonos renowned for its striking windmills. Wander the maze of narrow alleys and an array of shops for bargains. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
TUE. KUSADASI (Turkey) – PATMOS: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Kusadasi at leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Greek and Roman site of Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in Asia Minor and the House of Virgin Mary. Patmos, the Holy island where St. John wrote The Revelation, known as Jerusalem of the Aegean Sea. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Monastery and Grotto of St. John. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
WED. RHODES: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Rhodes, known as the island of the Sun. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Acropolis of Lindos or the Palace of the Knights. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
THU. CRETE (HERAKLION) – SANTORINI: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Heraklion, the capital of Crete. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the fantastic ruins of the Palace of Knossos. The elaborate palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos (Minotaur legend) and the seat of the Minoan civilization. At leisure on the amazing island of Santorini (formed by the eruption of the volcano 1600 BC). The sight is the most breathtaking of all Greek islands and perhaps of the world. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
FRI. CRUISE ARRIVAL ATHENS – ATHENS SIGHTSEEING TOUR: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) After breakfast on board, disembark. Meet at the Athens port of Piraeus and with an official English Speaking Guide proceed on your Half Day Athens City Tour. See Syntagma Square, the House of Parliament and the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones in their traditional costume. See the Athens Academy, the University and the National Library. Stop at the Pan Athenaic Olympic stadium, (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896). See the archaeological site of the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the Parthenon. Completing the tour, transfer for lunch to a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After lunch, transfer to the hotel and check in. In the evening transfer to Plaka for dinner at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner, transfer back and overnight in Athens Hotel.
SAT. DEPARTURE: (Breakfast) Breakfast in the hotel. Free at own leisure (No Coach Service). Transfer to the Athens airport for your flight back home.
Return air ticket : Dubai/ Athens / Dubai with all taxes and services charges
2 Nights BB Hotel Accommodation in Athens Including Breakfast, Taxes and Service Charges.
5 Days/4 Nights FB Iconic Aegean Sea Cruise (MON. to FRI.) Including Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Tea, Coffee, Cookies and Midnight Snacks. (First meal: Lunch, Last meal: Breakfast).
Port Taxes for the Cruise.
Athens Sightseeing Tour on Private Basis with an English Speaking Guide and Entrance Fees included.
Arrival and Departure Airport/Port Transfers by Private Modern A/C Coach.
Modern 50 seat coach used for transfers & tours.
Meals when and as Indicating in the Itinerary with Upgraded Group Menus.
Roundtrip transfers for meals when and as indicating in the itinerary by Private Modern A/C coach.
Services of an English Speaking Assistant in Athens on Transfers and Meals.
Bus & Hotel Porterage.
NOT INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:
Visas as Double Entry Schengen
Optional Shore Excursions on the Cruise.
Tipping to Cruise Staff (to be collected before departure).
Items of a personal nature, calls, drinks, dry clean…etc
Airport Porter age / Airport Trolleys if required
Wish you a Lovely Trip…..