02/04, 09/04, 16/04, 23/04, 30/04, 07/05, 08/10, 15/10, 22/10
DAY 1: Welcome to Athens Greece: Arrival at Athens International Airport, meet and transfer to your hotel for check in. Remainder of your day at leisure for your first taste of Athens. Discover Plaka, the oldest district of Athens, located under the Acropolis, the only district a visitor may see the Greek capital as it was 100 years ago or enjoy your shopping at Ermou, Kolonaki and Voukourestiou streets. Overnight at your hotel in Athens. Arrival at Athens International Airport, meet and transfer to your hotel for check in. Remaining of your day at leisure for your first taste of Athens. Overnight at your hotel in Athens.
DAY 2: Athens Sightseeing tour Athens: After your breakfast, depart at indicated time for your Athens Sightseeing tour including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Our expert guide will take you to see the center of the city, the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National library. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and have a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. 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 famous Parthenon. Your first taste of Athens would not be complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural building where, at last, the statues have found their home and admire the wonders and architectural masterpieces of the classical era . Return to your hotel and remaining of your day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Athens
DAY 3: Embarkation Seven Day Cruise – Cruising: Transfer to the port of Piraeus for boarding on the cruise. Depart at 4:00pm. (Lunch & Dinner on board)
DAY 4: Seven Day Cruise – Istanbul , Turkey: 3:30pm Arrival in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul (formerly Constantinople) is the capital of Istanbul Province, and the most populated city in Turkey. Istanbul is historically important as the capital first of the Byzantine Empire and later of the Ottoman Empire. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 5: Seven Day Cruise – Istanbul, Turkey: Enjoy your included excursion in Istanbul. *compulsory shorex IST-04 : Bosporus cruise from Europe to Asia. Cruise ship sets sail for Canakkale, Turkey at 8:00pm. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 6: Seven Day Cruise – Canakkale , Turkey: Arrival at 7:00am to Canakkale. Çanakkale is a city and seaport in Turkey, on the southern coast of the Dardanelles at their narrowest point and the nearest major town to the site of ancient Troy. Cruise ship sets sail for Volos, Greece at 5:00pm. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 7: Seven Day Cruise – Volos , Greece:
Arrival at 7:00am to Volos , Greece . Enjoy an optional tour to Meteora , visit the breathtaking monasteries of Meteora, perched on huge granite rocks, the monasteries seem to suspend between earth and sky, providing a magnificent view. Each monastery contains priceless historical and religious treasures. Cruise ship sets sail for Crete (Heraklion), Greece at 5:00pm. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 8: Seven Day Cruise – Crete: Today’s first port of call is the Island of Crete and its capital Heraklion (1:00pm) where you will have the opportunity to discover the *Minoan Palace of Knossos or discover on your own the “old town” areas of Heraklion, established from medieval times. The Venetian fortress at the harbour gate, strikes visitors first. The pedestrian 25th August Str., a shopping street, is directly opposite the Old Harbour and extends to Lion Square and Morosini Fountain, in the city hub. *compulsory shorex Her-01 : Knossos Palace. Cruise ship sets sail for Santorini, Greece at 11:59pm. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 9: Seven Day Cruise – Santorini, Greece: Admire upon the cruise ship’s arrival in Santorini (7:00am) the spectacular caldera, created by the eruption of the island’s volcano in ancient times and the white washed houses perched on the edge. Discover with your tour (optional tour) the breath-taking panorama of Oia, the most photographed spot in Greece, known worldwide for its fascinating sunset. *compulsory shorex San-01 : Spectacular Oia Village perched on the Caldera Rim. Cruise ship sets sail for Mykonos, Greece at 1:00pm. Arrive at 7:00pm to Mykonos, Greece the island of the international “Jet-Set”, famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and incredible night life. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board)
DAY 10: Piraeus Disembarkation: Cruise ship sets sail for Piraeus, Greece at 2:00pm. Arrive in Piraeus port at 9:00am and after breakfast, disembark your 7 Day Greek Island Cruise and transfer to your hotel in Athens. Overnight stay.
DAY 11: Athens Departure: Breakfast. Transfer to Athens Airport.
- 3 Night accommodation in Athens on bed and breakfast basis.
- All transfers in Athens (Airport-Hotel, Hotel-Port, Port-Hotel, Hotel-Airport).
- Half day Athens sightseeing tour in seat in coach
- 7 Day Cruise
- Excursions as per program
- Beverage package