10 days / 9 nights: Athens (2 nights), plus City Tour - Mykonos (3 nights) - 4-Day Aegean Cruise
Here you have three fabulous nights on Mykonos combined with an excellent 4-day Cruise Greek Islands and Turkey . Your floating hotel takes you to the outstanding destinations of eastern and southern Greece, with plenty of time for relaxation, exploration, and shopping. You'll have visits to the islands of Patmos and Rhodes, with outstanding excursions available at both, and the call at Kusadasi offers you an opporunity to either visit the incredible site of Ephesus, or do some marvelous shopping in the Turkish bazaar. Your next ports-of-call will be Heraklion, Crete, and the magical and romantic destination of Santorini. With your first two nights in Athens, three sensational nights on Mykonos, plus shipboard activities and outstanding ports-of-call, this package has it all!
Day 1 Athens International Airport, Athens City
Upon arrival at Athens International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens. Balance of day at leisure. Athens is well-noted for its excellent shoping venues, such as Monastiraki, Ermou and the chic Kolonaki district. Dinner in the pedestrian area of Plaka is delightful, as well as a leisurely stroll through this old section of Athens. Plaka has many, many shopping opportunities, and shops stay open until quite late at night. Overnight Athens.
Day 2 Athens City
This morning we've scheduled your Athens sightseeing tour, including all of the essential sites of Athens City, together with the breathtaking Acropolis, and the New Acropolis Museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Athens.
Day 3 Athens City, Mykonos (Island)
In the morning, transfer to Piraeus port for your ferry or highspeed to Mykonos. On arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your selected accommodation on Mykonos. The rest of your day and evening are free to explore the town, get lost in the maze of alleyways, enjoy one of the many beaches of the island, and have an introduction to the famous nightlife and boutique shopping that has made Mykonos so well known. Overnight Mykonos.
Days 4 - 5 Mykonos (Island)
Days at your leisure on Mykonos, the international "jet-set" spot, to enjoy the sun, wonderful sandy beaches, and more of its incredible nightlife. If you're up for some watersports, you'll find a variety offered at Kalafatis beach. For nude sunbathing, try Super Paradise; and for windsurfing, check out Ftelia or Panormos. If you have an interest to visit the Sacred Island of Delos, here is your chance to see this remarkable archaeological site. 2 overnights Mykonos.
Day 6 Mykonos (Island)
You'll have most of the day free on the island, with an afternoon transfer to the port in order to embark on your cruise ship and start your 4-day cruise to the Greek Islands & Turkey. Overnight on board.
Day 7 Patmos (Island)
Your first port-of-call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with the option to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery & the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation. Overnight on board.
Day 8 Rhodes (Island)
Early morning call at the magnificent island of the roses, Rhodes. You'll have a full day on the island with plenty of time for one of the optional tours, such as a visit to the medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos. Overnight on board.
Day 9 Crete/Heraklion (Island), Santorini (Island)
Today's first port-of-call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Take the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Palace of Knossos, the center of the ancient Minoan Civilization. The cruise continues in the afternoon to the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed by many to be the lost continent of Atlantis. You'll have an opportunity to witness the magical Santorini sunset. Overnight on board.
Day 10 Piraeus Port, Athens International Airport
After breakfast onboard, disembarkation at the Port of Piraeus and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
For prices please contact our Agency using our Request Form. All prices will be given in Euros, per person in double occupancy, and will include:
* All tours are operated by a Tour Organizing Company. Cruise Fuel Surcharges, if any, are not included.
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