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11 Days / 10 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. Delphi / Kalambaka
After our breakfast we depart northwards towards Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). In the afternoon, and after a short break for lunch (not included) we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 03. Meteora / Athens
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. (B)

Day 04. City tour / on cruise
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. After some free time to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, you will be transferred to the port to embark on “Celestyal Cruises" for your 7-night “Idyllic Aegean" cruise. (B,D)

Day 05. Mykonos / on cruise (AI)
Arrival in Mykonos early in the morning. You will have a whole day and a whole night to explore the favorite island of the international “jetset". Enjoy one if its unique beaches during the day, follow an optional excursion to Delos, and make sure you explore the bustling night-life of the island.

Day 06. Milos / on cruise (AI)
We set sail early this morning and just after mid-day, we will be arriving at the unique island of Milos. Spend the rest of the day exploring the magnificent island with the unique morphology and the unparalleled beaches.

Days 07. Santorini / on cruise (AI)
This morning we will be arriving at most famous island of the Aegean, Santorini. The ship will be staying here for two whole days giving you the opportunity to explore the amazing beauties of this island and its life. During your included shore excursion, you will visit “Oia perched on the Caldera rim", but you will have plenty of time to explore other sites of this amazing island and the volcano, either on your own or by joining other optional excursions.

Days 08. Santorini / on cruise (AI)
This morning we will be arriving at most famous island of the Aegean, Santorini. The ship will be staying here for two whole days giving you the opportunity to explore the amazing beauties of this island and its life. During your included shore excursion, you will visit “Oia perched on the Caldera rim", but you will have plenty of time to explore other sites of this amazing island and the volcano, either on your own or by joining other optional excursions.

Day 09. Crete / on cruise (AI)
Arrival in Heraklion early in the morning where we will stay until the evening. During your included shore excursion to the Palace of Knossos you will have the opportunity to learn all about the Minoan civilization.

Day 10. Samos or Kusadasi / on cruise (AI)
In the morning you will be arriving at the island of Samos. Those who do not wish to continue to Turkey, will be able to disembark in Samos and learn about the island of Pythagoras, experience the scenery and the culture of the island and taste some of the local wines during an included shore excursion. The cruise ship will continue and arrive in Kusadasi. Those who chose to stay onboard will depart for the included excursion “Ancient Ephesus through the Ages". Late in the afternoon, and after a short stop in Samos, the ship will set sail to Piraeus.

Day 11. Piraeus / Departure
Arrival at Piraeus port in the morning. Breakfast on board. Disembarkation and transfer to the Athens airport for your departure. (B)

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2018      
Departure dates:      
Every Friday from May 4th until October 5th (except 13/7, 27/7, 10/8, 17/8)      
    With Inside Standard Cabin Type IB      
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL      
  May 4, 11, 18, 25 $3,115 $4,390 $2,935      
  June 1, 8, 15, 22 $3,210 $4,490 $3,030      
  June 29 $3,325 $4,600 $3,130      
  July 6, 20, $3,325 $4,600 $3,130      
  August 3, 24 $3,325 $4,600 $3,130      
  August 31 $3,210 $4,490 $3,030      
  September 7, 14, 21 $3,210 $4,490 $3,030      
  September 28 $3,115 $4,390 $2,935      
  October 5 $3,115 $4,390 $2,935    
   
    With Inside First Class Cabin Type IB      
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL      
  May 4, 11, 18, 25 $3,240 $4,600 $3,050      
  June 1, 8, 15, 22 $3,335 $4,695 $3,145      
  June 29 $3,410 $4,735 $3,225      
  July 6, 20, $3,410 $4,735 $3,225      
  August 3, 24 $3,410 $4,735 $3,225      
  August 31 $3,335 $4,695 $3,145      
  September 7, 14, 21 $3,335 $4,695 $3,145      
  September 28 $3,240 $4,600 $3,050      
  October 5 $3,240 $4,600 $3,050      
       
    With Outside Deluxe Cabin Type XB    
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL    
  May 4, 11, 18, 25 $3,810 $5,245 $3,432      
  June 1, 8, 15, 22 $3,965 $5,400 $3,565      
  June 29 $4,065 $5,495 $3,665      
  July 6, 20, $4,065 $5,495 $3,665      
  August 3, 24 $4,050 $5,460 $3,655      
  August 31 $3,965 $5,400 $3,565      
  September 7, 14, 21 $3,965 $5,400 $3,565      
  September 28 $3,810 $5,245 $3,430      
  October 5 $3,810 $5,245 $3,430      
     
  Accomotions:      
               
  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)
 
  Cruise  
  Celestyal Crystal & Celestyal Olympia or Similar  
             
  Kalambaka  
  Hotel Orfeas & Hotel Antoniadis Or Similar (STD)  
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar (FC & DLX)  
             
   
   
               
             
   
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 2 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 2-day Delphi-Meteora tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner).
  • All transfers
  • The 7-nights “Idyllic Aegean" cruise, including all meals, drinks package, port & services charges, tips/gratuities on board, and the above mentioned 3 shore excursions.
  • 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 beverage package)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any tips (included for the cruise)
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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