Jewels of Greece & Idyllic Aegean (With 7-Nights Cruise)
11 Days


11 Days: Athens, Delphi, Kalambaka, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos, Piraeus

Tour Overview
This tour is aptly named as you will be visiting some of the Jewels of Greece by land as well as cruising for 7 nights through the idyllic Aegean Sea. Visit Delphi and Meteora as well as exploring the capital, Athens. Your 7-night cruise makes stops in Kusadasi, Rhodes, Crete, Milos and Mykonos.

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. (BD)

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, and 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. (BD)

Day 05 – Kusadasi / on cruise

In the morning you will be arriving at port of Kusadasi in Turkey. Disembarkation for your included shore excursion to “Ancient Ephesus through the Ages”. The whole day will be spent in Kusadasi until late afternoon that the ship will set sail to Rhodes. (BLD)

Day 06 – Rhodes / on cruise

Arrival in Rhodes 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 07 – Crete / on cruise

Arrival in Heraklion early in the morning where we will stay the entire day until midnight. During your included shore excursion to the Palace of Knossos you will have the opportunity to learn all about the Minoan civilization and the legendary Minotaur. (BLD)

Day 08 – Santorini / on cruise

This morning we will be arriving at most famous island of the Aegean, Santorini. The ship will be staying here for the whole day until past midnight giving you the opportunity to explore the amazing beauties of this island and its life. You may opt for an optional shore excursion to “Oia perched on the Caldera rim”, but you will also 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. (BLD)

Day 08 & 09 – Milos, Mykonos / on cruise

In the morning we will approach at the unique island of Milos. Spend your morning exploring the magnificent island with the unique morphology and the unparalleled beaches. Early in the afternoon we continue our adventure to Mykonos. We will arrive early in the evening and you will have the whole night to explore the bustling night-life of the favorite island of the international “jetset”. The following day, will also be available for you to explore the beaches of this unique island or follow an optional excursion to the sacred island of Delos. In the evening we will set sail for the return journey to Athens. (BLD)

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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Departure dates: Every Wednesday from April 12th to October 4th
Dates DBL Occ SGL Occ
Apr 12 - Apr 22 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Apr 19 - Apr 29 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Apr 26 - May 06 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
May 03 - May 13 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
May 10 - May 20 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
May 17 - May 27 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
May 24 - Jun 03 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
May 31 - Jun 10 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jun 07 - Jun 17 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jun 14 - Jun 24 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jun 21 - Jul 01 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jun 28 - Jul 08 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jul 05 - Jul 15 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jul 12 - Jul 22 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jul 19 - Jul 29 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Jul 26 - Aug 05 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Aug 02 - Aug 12 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Aug 09 - Aug 19 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Aug 16 - Aug 26 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Aug 23 - Sep 02 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Aug 30 - Sep 09 CAD 4,190 CAD 5,660
Sep 06 - Sep 16 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Sep 13 - Sep 23 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Sep 20 - Sep 30 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Sep 27 - Oct 07 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Oct 04 - Oct 14 CAD 4,355 CAD 5,720
Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar
Iconic Aegean Cruise
Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar
Optional Tours Sale Price Per Person
Royal tombs of Vergina $134
Panoramic Thessaloniki $117
Land of Alexander the Great $202
Rich history of a famous Greek winery $235
Thessaloniki food on foot $218
House of Virgin Mary and ancient Ephesus $151
Ancient Ephesus through the ages – Hellenistic and Roman $134
Ancient Ephesus and the Terrace Houses $151
Ancient civilizations with an expert archaeologist $151
Knossos palace and the archaeological museum $134
Minoan palace of Knossos, 1st European civilization $134
Experience the Cretan countryside and lifestyle $134
Knossos palace and Cretan Landscapes $151
Heraklion food on foot $218
Spectacular Oia village perched on the caldera rim $134
Cruise to Santorini’s islands and volcanoes $134
The essence of Santorini $151
Akrotiri village excavations $134
Off the beaten track – 4x4 adventure $168
A taste of wine and tradition $218
Music, myths and history $202
Hiking to the ultimate beauty of Oia $168
Delos – Sacred island & Apollo Sanctuary $134
Mykonian dinner $142
Mykonian countryside tour with Chora and Little Venice $128
Cycladic tastes (food on foot) $142
Sacred Delos & Rhenia island $218
The beautiful art of Mosaic making $202
Home cooking and hospitality in Mykonos $286
Step back in time (Religious) $134
Step back in time $134
Nostalgic Milos cruise – land & sea $218
A geological wonder – 4x4 adventure $218
Sea kayaking and the mesmerizing Milos coastline $269
Milos food on foot $218
Trek to the heart and soul of Milos $202

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  • 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


  • 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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