2 nights hotel accommodation in Istanbul
night cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey (all meals
nights hotel accommodation in Athens
Full day tour
Half day Athens sightseeing tour
All transfers as mentioned
Entrance fees, during guided sightseeing
24 hour assistance phone
Upon arrival, you will be met and
transferred to your hotel. Balance of
day at leisure.
ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Full day coach tour includes a
visit to St.Sophia Museum (except Mondays), the
Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace (except Tuesdays), Blue
Mosque and Grand Bazaar (except Sundays).
In the evening
you will be transferred to the port to
embark on your cruise boat. The ship
will remain docked in Istanbul
SATURDAY: ISTANBUL / CRUISE / MYKONOS
After breakfast transfer to the port to
board your cruise ship. Free day in
Istanbul. Sail in the evening for
In the afternoon, arrival at the famous island of Myconos. Free
evening to explore Mykonos town and its night life.
Free day in
An international "jet-set" known for its beautiful sandy
beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible night
life. Depart at midnight for the island of Patmos
TUESDAY: PATMOS /
Early morning call to the island of Patmos, where participating
in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the
Monastery and the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and
recorded the book of the Revelation.
Afternoon arrival in Kusadasi
(Ephesus, Turkey). Renowned for its beaches and attractive view
of the Aegean, Kusadasi is near to several historical sites
including Ephesus, the Temple of Artemis, and the House of the
A full day in the beautiful island of the Roses. On a hill above
the charming town of Lindos rises and ancient Acropolis. Below
lies the bay of St. Paul. The crusading knights of St. John left
the medival city of Rhodes behind when they were defeated by
Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. The presence of the Ottoman
Turks is marked with their minarets, mosques and Turkish bath.
An optional tour not to be missed.
THURSDAY: HERAKLIO (CRETE)
First port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Take the
opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Palace of
Knossos, to visit the center of the Minoan Civilization.
Continue in the afternoon to most breathtaking island, Santorini.
The town of Fira's white-washed houses, narrow streets and open
air cafes, cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or
mule. To the south, Akrotiri with its recent Minoan excavations
which support the theories that Santorini might be the lost
continent of the Atlantis.
FRIDAY: ATHENS /
arrival in Lavrios (Athens) port. After breakfast on board,
disembarkation and transfer to your selected hotel. Balance of
the day at leisure.
ATHENS GUIDED CITY TOUR
tour of Athens. The striking contrast
between breathtaking monuments of a
glorious past and modern elegant
structures is what you will enjoy during
your tour of Athens. Visit the
Acropolis,the crowning beauty and glory
of Ancient Athens, with its many
monuments atop its rocky base, including
the awesome Parthenon, the Propylea, the
temple of Athena Nike and the
Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens.
Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic
Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium(site of
the first modern Olympic Games in 1896),
the Tomb of the unknown Soldier in front
of the Parliament House on Constitution
Square. See views of government
buildings and elegant structures of the
19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou
Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral,
the Academy, University, National
Library. In contrast, conclude your tour
with a visit to the new Acropolis museum
(closed on Monday’s), a marvel of
architecture with a full exhibition of
the glory of Ancient Athens. Afternoon
SUNDAY: ATHENS / AIRPORT
According to your departure flight, you
will be transferred to the airport