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Description

"Mykonos the Aegean" offers budget friendly hotels, from Superior Tourist to Deluxe, in Athens and Mykonos, plus an enchanting 4-day Aegean cruise. Begin your Greece vacation with a half-day Athens guided tour also takes in the legendary Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, an apogee of Western civilization. Ample time is left for personal exploration or side trips to places such as Delphi, Meteora or Cape Sounion. In your Athenian nights, or days, try delicious cuisine and wines at a taverna in the section of Plaka. You'll love it. When you land at the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, enjoy its jet set atmosphere of side walk cafes, chic boutiques and sailing or perhaps join an optional trip to picturesque Hora, the island's capital. Cruise to ports of call replete with legend, history and splendid natural settings. Begin your Turkey vacation in Kusadasi, there is an optional tour of Ephesus, one the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World and on the island of Patmos you may visit St. John's Monastery and the Grotto of the Apocalypse. In medieval Rhodes, once site of the Colossus, you may tour the town, a World Heritage Site. From Heraklion, Crete, you may elect to delve into the Minoan civilization by visiting the Palace of Knossos. You will also stop at Santorini, believed to be the site of the lost continent of Atlantis. Its spectacular landscapes, crystalline waters and outstanding Cycladic architecture will remain vivid memories of this magical holiday.


Itinerary

Day 1 - TUE - ATHENS

Arrival into Athens. Balance of the day is at leisure for you to get acquainted with Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece.

Day 2 - WED- ATHENS

Half day morning city tour includes highlights of Athens and the Acropolis plus the new Acropolis Museum. Afternoon and balance of day is at leisure. (B)

Day 3 - THU - ATHENS

A full day at leisure to explore this lively city on your own or take an optional tour. (B)

Day 4 - FRI - ATHENS IMYKONOS

Greece vacation This morning you will be transferred to the port of Athens and sail to Mykonos. Disembark in Mykonos and transfer to your selected hotel. (B)

Day 5 - SAT- MYKONOS

Two full days at leisure to explore and enjoy this cosmopolitan island. (B)

Day 6 - SUN - MYKONOS

 Greece vacations Two full days at leisure to explore and enjoy this cosmopolitan island. (B)

Day 7 - MON - MYKONOS

Afternoon transfer to your cruise ship and depart for the next port of call. (B,D)

Day 8 - TUE - KUSADASI - PATMOS

 Aegean cruise Morning arrival in Kusadasi, Turkey, located nearby Ephesus one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”. This afternoon sail to Patmos, site of the Monastery of St. John the Divine and the Grotto of the Apocalypse. Evening departure for Rhodes. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - WED - RHODES

A day on the Island of Roses, famed for its Medieval Old Town, great shopping and ancient site of the Colossus of Rhodes. Sail in the evening. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - THU - CRETE - SANTORINI

 Aegean cruises Morning call at Greece’s largest island, Crete. Later you sail for the volcanic island of Santorini. Some of the villages are perched on the rim of the volcano and believed by many to be the site of the Lost Continent of Atlantis. View a breathtaking sunset before you sail later this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - FRI - ATHENS - USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Disembark in Athens this morning and say “kali antamosi” to Greece or extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights
  • 5 days/4 nights cruise on Celestyal Cruises, inside cabin, category IB
  • 17 included meals consisting of:
    - 10 buffet breakfasts
    - 3 lunches during cruise
    - 4 dinners during cruise
  • Half day city tour of Athens, including entrance fees for Parthenon and Acropolis Museum
  • Three shore excursion package (NEW)
  • ”Blue” Drink package (NEW)
  • Transfer from Athens hotel to Lavrion
  • Transfer from Mykonos port to hotel
  • Transfer from Mykonos hotel to port
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

    • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
    • Tips and Personal items 
    • Travel Insurance 
    • Optional Tours
    • Port taxes and fees: $189

Notes

    From price is per person, double occupancy, and based on following hotels:
    Athens: Titania, Herodion, Athens Plaza
    Mykonos: Mykonos Palace, Pelican Bay Art, Mykonian Ambassador

    From price does not include:
    Port taxes and fees: $197


    A selection of different hotels, room and cabin category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary.

Departures & Rates

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