Arrival - Athens
Meet at Athens Airport and transfer to hotel. Remainder of day at leisure. Athens is an amazing city to discover on your own with its numerous museums, archaeological sites, parks, hills and the shopping areas of Kolonaki, Hermou, Voukourestiou street, Monastiraki and Plaka. Overnight hotel in Athens.
Athens - Piraeus – Embarkation (B/L/D)
5 Days Jewels of The Aegean Sea Cruise.
After breakfast, transfer to the Athens port of Piraeus and embark on your 5 days Jewels of the Aegean sea Cruise.
Day Ports Arrival Departure :
Monday, Port : Athens (Piraeus), Arrive Greece, Dept 11.00
Monday, Port : Mykonos, Arrive Greece, Dept 18.00, Dept 23.00
Tuesday, Port : Kusadasi (Ephesus), Arrive Turkey 07.00, Dept 12.00
Tuesday, Port : Patmos, Arrive Greece 16.00, Dept 21.00
Wednesday, Port : Rhodes, Arrive Greece 07.00, Dept 18.00
Thursday, Port : Crete (Heraklion), Arrive Greece 07.00, Dept 11.30
Thursday, Port : Santorini, Arrive Greece 16.30, Dept 21.00
Friday, Port : Athens (Piraeus), Arrive Greece 06.00
Mykonos. At leisure on this Jet Set Cycladic island 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.
Kusadasi, Turkey - Patmos, Greece (B/L/D)
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. Take the optional tour to visit the Monastery and Cave of the Apocalypse by St. John. Overnight on board.
Rhodes, known the island of the Sun. Full day at leisure to explore the city of Rhodes or take any of the optional tours to visit the Acropolis of Lindos or the Palace of the Knights. In the evening, enjoy the on board entertainment. Overnight on board.
Crete Heraklion – Santorini (B/L/D)
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. 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. Enjoy the last night on board live entertainment, disco or, casino, etc. Overnight on board.
Cruise Arrival in Athens (B)
Breakfast on board. Disembark. Meet at the Athens Port of Piraeus and transfer to Athens hotel. At own leisure. Overnight in Athens Hotel.
Athens Sightseeing (B)
After breakfast, pickup from the hotel for your Half Day morning tour. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). 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 monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the New Acropolis Museum the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era, and the replica of Parthenon.(Mondays closed). Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight hotel in Athens.
Athens - Departure (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the Athens Airport included or, extend your stay in Greece.