Cruises in Greece
Holiday Aplicable : From 01/03 to 31/11
Duration : 8 days
Starts Every : Friday
Value of Holiday
- Cabin accommodation in the category booked
- Full board
- Gala evening and shows
- Entrainment on board
- Port Charges
- Swimming pool & fitness center
- Transfers to and from Athens
Friday: Departure from Piraeus at 18.00 for Istanbul.
Saturday: Arrival in Istanbul at 16.00. See Instabul by night. Enjoy a variety of Turkish specialties while you are entertained by Turkish musicians, belly dancers and folk dancers, performing dances from different regions of Turkey.
Sunday: Go sightseeing in the Old City. Visit the Byzantine Hippodrome, which was once one of the largest chariot race arenas in the Byzantine Empire. The Sultanahmet Mosque, where large groups of pilgrims start their pilgrimage to Mecca. It is decorated with 21.000 blue Iznik tiles from where it gets its name, the Blue Mosque. Walk to the world famous monument of Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine Church of Divine Wisdom, where you can see the superb mosaics and the marble decorations. Visit to the Topkapi Palace, the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans. See the famous treasury and the Spoonmaker’s Diamond, the 7th biggest diamond in the world. Departure at 19.00 for Mykonos.
Monday: Arrival in the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos at 15.00.Your coach will take you to Hora the island’s capital where you will enjoy a walking tour in the narrow cobbled streets of the town, passing by chic boutiques, elegant nightclubs and white–washed houses until reaching Alefkandra. Alefkandra is a charming corner of Hora, known also as the Venice of Mykonos. You will return then to Mykonos Town (Hora) from where you will take the ship’s shuttle service back to the port to meet your ship. Departure at 24.00 for Patmos.
Tuesday: Arrival in Patmos at 07.00. Patmos is best known as the place where St. John received his visions and wrote the Book of Revelation during his exile from the Roman Empire. Skala, the harbour area and Chora, the hilltop area dominated by the Monastery of St. John, are the two main "cities" in the island. In Patmos the translucence of the light is remarkable and the landscape gives an inescapable sense of harmony and balance. Arrival in Kusadasi, Turkey at 14.30. A tour to nearby Ephesus should not be missed, for here history truly comes to life. Walking towards the ancient harbour, you pass the architectural masterpieces like the Library of Celsus before arriving at the Great Amphitheater where St.Paul preached. Departure at 20.30 for Rhodes.
Wednesday: Arrival in Rhodes at 07.00. Enjoy a full day in the "jewel" of the Dodecanese islands. Take a tour to Lindos, one of the most important of the three great cities of ancient times or walk at the old walled city. Departure at 18.00 for Agios Nicolaos, Crete.
Thursday: Arrival in Agios Nikolaos at 07.00. Go sightseeing and get a taste of Crete. Departure at 11.30 for Santorini. Arrival in Santorini at 17.00. The island of Santorini has the most breathtaking views of all the Greek Islands.Santorini is particular famous for its spectacular sunsets and many visit the village of Oia on the northern tip of the island to experience this amazing phenomenon. Don't miss a visit to the Volcano. Departure at 21.00 for Piraeus.
Friday: Arrival in Piraeus at 06.00.
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