Athens & Aegean Legends (With 4-Nights Cruise)
7 Days

ITINERARY

7 Days: Athens, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini, Piraeus

Tour Overview:

Start in Athens, the capital of Greece, known as the birthplace of democracy. This modern city is a filled with historic landmarks. Tour the Acropolis, a temple built for the goddess Athena. Travel to the port and board the Iconic Aegean ship for your 4-night cruise. While on Mykonos, gaze at the hilltops studded with windmills and wander the maze of cobblestone streets. A stop will be made in Rhodes, tour the Acropolis of Lindos and the citadel of the Knights. On Heraklion, visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos. On Santorini, take the cable car to Fira town.


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

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, and 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. (B)


Day 03 – Athens – Mykonos / on cruise

Breakfast and transfer to Piraeus port to embark on «Celestyal cruises» for the three night «Iconic Aegean» cruise. Arrival in Mykonos in the afternoon. Free time to explore the bustling town of Mykonos until late in the evening. (BLD)


Day 04 – Kusadasi – Patmos / on cruise

Early in the morning you will be arriving at the port of Kusadasi. Disembarkation for your included shore excursion to “Ancient Ephesus through the Ages”. Around mid-day, the ship will set sail again for a short trip to Patmos. Do no miss the optional excursion to the famous monastery of St. John and the Grotto of the Apocalypse. (BLD)


Day 05 – Rhodes / on cruise

Arrival in Rhodes early in the morning where the ship will be docked for the whole day. During your included “Medieval” tour, we will visit the Acropolis of Lindos and the citadel of the Knights (Rhodes’ old town). Return on board of the evening. (BLD)


Day 06 – Heraklion – Santorini / on cruise

Arrival in Heraklion early in the morning. Possibility of an optional excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos with the legendary Minotaur. In the afternoon we will arrive at the unique island of Santorini. You can choose to take the cable car up to Fira town or follow an optional excursion to “Spectacular Oia village perched on the caldera rim”. (BLD)


Day 07 – Piraeus / Departure

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

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

Departure dates: Every Saturday from March 11th until November 25th. For 15/04 departure, the Athens city tour will not be operated due to public holidays.
Inside Cabin Type IA/IB
Dates Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Trp Occ
Mar 23 - Mar 29 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Mar 30 - Apr 5 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Apr 06 - Apr 12 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Apr 13 - Apr 19 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Apr 20 - Apr 26 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Apr 27 - May 03 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
May 04 - May 10 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
May 11 - May 17 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
May 18 - May 24 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
May 25 - May 31 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jun 01 - Jun 07 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jun 08 - Jun 14 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jun 15 - Jun 21 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jun 22 - Jun 28 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jun 29 - Jul 05 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jul 06 - Jul 12 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jul 13 - Jul 19 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jul 20 - Jul 26 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Jul 27 - Aug 02 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Aug 03 - Aug 09 CAD 5,619 CAD 3,713 CAD 3,288
Aug 10 - Aug 16 CAD 5,619 CAD 3,713 CAD 3,288
Aug 17 - Aug 23 CAD 5,619 CAD 3,713 CAD 3,288
Aug 24 - Aug 30 CAD 5,619 CAD 3,713 CAD 3,288
Aug 31 - Sep 06 CAD 5,619 CAD 3,713 CAD 3,288
Sep 07 - Sep 13 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Sep 14 - Sep 20 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Sep 21 - Sep 27 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Sep 28 - Oct 04 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Oct 05 - Oct 11 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Oct 12 - Oct 18 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Oct 19 - Oct 25 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Oct 26 - Nov 01 CAD 5,713 CAD 3,763 CAD 3,325
Nov 02 - Nov 08 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Nov 09 - Nov 15 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Nov 16 - Nov 22 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Nov 23 - Nov 29 CAD 5,350 CAD 3,556 CAD 3,069
Accommodations:
Athens
Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar
Cruise
Iconic Aegean Cruise
Optional Tours: Sell Price Per Person
Mykonian dinner CAD 188
Mykonian countryside tour with Chora and Little Venice CAD 169
House of Virgin Mary and ancient Ephesus CAD 200
Ancient Ephesus through the ages – Hellenistic and Roman CAD 175
Ancient Ephesus and the Terrace Houses CAD 200
Ancient civilizations with an expert archaeologist CAD 269
Religious visit to St. John Monastery and the Grotto of the Apocalypse CAD 188
Countryside tour with Chora and the Grotto of the Apocalypse CAD 188
Capturing the true spirit of Chora CAD 175
Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights CAD 175
Philerimos church and the Palace of the Knights CAD 175
Beauty of butterflies and ancient Kameiros CAD 200
Walking tour in the medieval city of Rhodes CAD 113
Making pottery fit for the Gods CAD 244
A kayak adventure discovering pirate coves CAD 356
Minoan palace of Knossos, 1st European civilization CAD 175
Venetian Heraklion and the unique archaeological museum CAD 169
Experience the Creta countryside and lifestyle CAD 175
Heraklion food on foot CAD 300
Spectacular Oia village perched on the caldera rim CAD 175
Cruise to Santorini’s islands and volcanoes CAD 175
Music, myths and history CAD 269

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on BB, 2 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 5-days/4-nights cruise to the Greek islands, with all meals, drinks package, port taxes and service charges, tips/gratuities on board, and the two 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 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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