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14 Days / 13 Nights

Day 01 - Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

Day 02 - City tour / Athens (B)
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.

Day 03 - Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae / Olympia (B,D)
After our breakfast we depart towards the Peloponnese. First stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 - Olympia / Delphi (B,D)
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.

Day 05 - Delphi / Kalambaka (B,D)
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in the antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.

Day 06 - Meteora / Athens (B)
This morning we will be visiting Meteora. Amazing rock formations, like towers of sandstone, stand ageless, and have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. A number of monasteries are hidden on top of Meteora. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece and belongs to Unesco's list of world heritage monuments. After our visit, we will take the road back to Athens. On the way, we will make a short stop at Thermopylae, to admire the statue of Leonidas king of Sparta. Overnight in Athens.

Day 07 - Piraeus - Mykonos / Mykonos (B)

In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 08 - At leisure / Mykonos (B)

At leisure to explore the famous island, a meeting point of the international "jet set". Discover its amazing beaches, and enjoy the unique night-life.

Day 09 - At leisure / on cruise (AI)

Another day to explore more of the beauties of Mykonos. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the port to embark the «Celestyal cruises» cruise ship for the «Iconic Aegean» cruise.

Day 10 - Kusadasi - Patmos / on cruise (AI)

Arrival in Kusadasi early in the morning and depart for your included excursion to ancient Ephesus, and the covered bazaar in Kusadasi. In the afternoon, the ship will arrive in Patmos with the famous monastery of St. John and the Grotto of the Apocalypse.

Day 11 - Rhodes / on cruise AI)
Arrival in Rhodes early in the morning. During our included "Medieval" tour, we will visit the Acropolis of Lindos and the citadel of the Knights (Rhodes’ old town).

Day 12 - Heraklion - Santorini / Santorini (B,L)
Arrival in Heraklion early in the morning. Possibility of an optional excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos. In the afternoon we will arrive at the unique island of Santorini, where we will disembark and transfer to our hotel.

Day 13 - At leisure / Santorini (B)
At leisure to explore the magical island of Santorini. Discover Fira & Oia with the breathtaking views to the volcano, and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Explore the unique black-sanded beaches or take a boat tour to the islands of the caldera.

Day 14 - Departure (B)
Morning at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport.
Note
For the departures of March 26th and April 2nd, the cruise is operated by Celestyal Nefeli and on inside cabin type IA (instead of IB) and on XA (instead of XB) for the Superior class, respectively. All other departures are operated by Celestyal Olympia and based on inside cabin type IB (and XB respectively).

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2018              
Departure dates:              
  Every Sunday from March 25th until October 14th.              
    With Inside Standard Cabin Type IB          
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL            
  April 1, 8, 15, 22 $3,205 $4,546 $2,995            
  April 29 $3,265 $4,620 $3,060            
  May 6, 13 $3,265 $4,620 $3,060            
  May 20, 27 $3,350 $4,770 $3,135            
  June 3, 10 $3,350 $4,770 $3,135            
  June 17, 24 $3,350 $4,770 $3,135            
  July 1, 8 $3,605 $5,260 $3,350            
  July 15, 22, 29 $3,660 $5,360 $3,390            
  August 5, 12, 19 $3,660 $5,360 $3,390            
  August 26 $3,550 $5,095 $3,310            
  September 2, 9 $3,550 $5,095 $3,310            
  September 16, 23 $3,350 $4,775 $3,135            
  September 30   $3,205 $4,545 $2,995            
  October 7, 14   $3,205 $4,545 $2,995            
                       
      With Inside First Class Cabin Type IB          
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL            
  Mar 25   $3,430 $4,990 $3,220            
  April 1, 8, 15, 22   $3,505 $5,190 $3,290            
  April 29   $3,615 $5,345 $3,390            
  May 6, 13   $3,615 $5,345 $3,390            
  May 20, 27   $3,740 $5,585 $3,490            
  June 3, 10   $3,740 $5,585 $3,490            
  June 17,24   $3,820 $5,740 $3,555            
  July 1   $3,820 $5,740 $3,555            
  July 8, 15, 22, 29   $4,005 $6,100 $3,720            
  August 5, 12, 19, 26   $4,005 $6,100 $3,720            
  September 2, 9   $3,885 $5,810 $3,620            
  September 16, 23   $3,795 $5,635 $3,545            
  September 30   $3,560 $5,290 $3,325            
  October 7, 14   $3,560 $5,290 $3,325            
                       
      With Outside Deluxe Cabin Type XB          
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL            
  March 25   $3,925 $5,610 $3,570            
  April 1, 8, 15   $4,110 $5,955 $3,720            
  April 22   $4,205 $6,160 $3,785            
  April 29   $4,365 $6,405 $3,915            
  May 6, 13   $4,575 $6,810 $4,090            
  May 20   $4,725 $7,085 $4,250            
  May 27   $4,845 $7,315 $4,310            
  June 3, 10   $4,845 $7,315 $4,310            
  June 17   $4,970 $7,565 $4,355            
  June 24   $5,200 $8,015 $4,550            
  July 1, 8   $5,200 $8,015 $4,550            
  July 15, 22, 29   $5,245 $8,100 $4,580            
  August 5, 12, 19   $5,245 $8,100 $4,580            
  August 26   $5,175 $7,895 $4,600            
  September 2, 9   $5,020 $7,595 $4,455            
  September 16   $4,900 $7,370 $4,335            
  September 23   $4,670 $6,935 $4,160            
  September 30   $4,295 $6,365 $3,830            
  October 7, 14   $4,295 $6,365 $3,830            
                       
  *For departures within the Greek Orthodox Easter week, please ask as itineraries may not be available or maybe altered.      
       
  Accomodations:      
                       
  Athens                    
  Hotel Crystal City, Hotel Golden City, Hotel Oscar, Hotel Achilleas, Hotel Arion, Hotel Stanley, Hotel Best Western Candia Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Titania, Hotel Polis Grand, Hotel Zafolia, Hotel Golden Age, Hotel Alexandros, Hotel Athenian Callirhoe Or Similar (FC)      
  Hotel NJV Athens Plaza, Hotel Radisson Blue, Hotel Royal Olympic, Hotel St. George Lycabettus, Hotel Wyndham Grand Or Similar (DLX)      
                       
  Olympia                    
  Hotel Antonios Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                       
  Delphi                    
  Hotel Hermes & Hotel Olympic Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                       
  Kalambaka                    
  Hotel Orfeas & Hotel Antoniadis Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                       
  Mykonos                    
  Hotel New Aelos, Hotel Vanilla, Hotel Alkistis, Hotel Elena, Hotel Domna Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Harmony, Hotel Elena, Hotel Kamari, Hotel Yannaki, Hotel San Antonio, Hotel Pelican Bay, Hotel Madalena Or Similar (FC)      
  Hotel Porto Mykonos, Hotel Pietra & Mare, Hotel Saint John, Hotel Mykonian Ambassador, Royal Myconian Or Similar (DLX)      
                       
  Cruise                    
  Celestyal Crystal & Celestyal Olympia or Similar      
                       
  Santorini                    
  Hotel Solaris, Hotel Central, Hotel Alexandra, Hotel Polydefkis, Hotel Epifanis, Hotel Albatros, Hotel Kamari beach Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Splendour, Hotel El Greco, Hotel Santorini Palace, Hotel Aphrodite Venus, Hotel Acqua Vatos, Hotel Albatros, Hotel Rocabella, Hotel Theoxenia, Hotel Orizontes Or Similar (FC)
  Hotel Majestic, Hotel Lillium, Hotel Cliff Side suites, Hotel De sol, Villa Lucas Or Similar (DLX)      
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos and 2 nights in Santorini.
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 4-day classical Greece & Meteora tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Ferry tickets Piraeus - Mykonos regular ferry, economy class.
  • The 4-days/3-nights cruise to the Greek islands, with all meals, drinks package, and the three above mentioned shore excursions included.
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services
Exclusions:
  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals (cruise includes «blue» drink package)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any tips
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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