Mykonos town at sunsetLibrary building at Ephesus in TurkeySwimming Pool in Thira, SantoriniSunrise in the Lindos. Rhodes islandAgios Nikolaos is a picturesque town of Crete

Mykonos town at sunset

Library building at Ephesus in Turkey

Swimming Pool in Thira, Santorini

Sunrise in the Lindos. Rhodes island

Agios Nikolaos is a picturesque town of Crete

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.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Athens, the dynamic capital of Greece and home of Western-styled democracy
  • Cruise the Aegean to Mykonos, a lively harbor and picturesque island of windmills
  • Discover Ephesus, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World” and set sail for Patmos, site of St John the Divine’s Monastery
  • Spend time on Rhodes, the island of roses and the ancient site of the Colossus of Rhodes
  • Call at Crete, Greece’s largest island and travel to the volcanic island of Santorini, believed to be the site of the lost Continent of Atlantis. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset as you sail on


Itinerary

Day 1 - TUE I 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 I 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 I ATHENS

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

Day 4 - FRI I ATHENS I MYKONOS

Greece vacationThis 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

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

Day 6 - SUN | MYKONOS

 Greece vacationsFull days at leisure to explore and enjoy this cosmopolitan island. (B)

Day 7 - MON I MYKONOS

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

Day 8 - TUE I KUSADASI I PATMOS

 Aegean cruiseMorning arrival in Kusadasi, Turkey and visit 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 I RHODES

Spend a day on the island of Rhodes, 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 I CRETE I SANTORINI

 Aegean cruisesMorning call at Greece’s largest island, Crete. Later you sail for the volcanic island of Santorini where some of the villages are perched on the rim of the volcano. This island is 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 I ATHENS TO 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
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Half day city tour of Athens, including entrance fees for Parthenon and Acropolis Museum
  • Two shore excursions
  • Complimentary drinks throughout the cruise
  • Transfer from Athens hotel to Piraeus
  • 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: 9

Notes

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

Departures & Rates

Port taxes and fees: $209

Single supplement: On Request
Reduction for third and fourth person sharing twin-bedded cabin: On Request
Reduction for children sharing twin-bedded cabin: On Request
Price is per person based on double occupancy

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