"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.
- 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