WONDERS OF GREECE - ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Athens – Mykonos – Kusadasi (Turkey) – Patmos – Crete (Heraklion) – Santorini – Athens –Delphi – Kalambaka (Meteora) – Athens
Day 1 (THU)
ARRIVAL: (Dinner) Meet in the arrival’s hall at Athens airport and transfer to the hotel. In the evening transfer for dinner to a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner transfer back and overnight in Athens Hotel.
Day 2 (FRI)
ATHENS – EMBARKATION 3 DAYS ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE : (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the Athens port of Piraeus and embark on your 3 days Iconic Aegean sea Cruise.
MYKONOS: At leisure on the Jet Set Cycladic island of Mykonos renowned for its striking windmills. Wander the maze of narrow alleys and an array of shops for bargains. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
Day 3 (SAT)
KUSADASI (Turkey) – PATMOS: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Kusadasi at leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Greek and Roman site of Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in Asia Minor and the House of Virgin Mary. Patmos, the Holy island where St. John wrote The Revelation, known as Jerusalem of the Aegean Sea. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Monastery and Grotto of St. John. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
Day 4 (SUN)
CRETE (HERAKLION) – SANTORINI: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Heraklion, the capital of Crete. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the fantastic ruins of the Palace of Knossos. The elaborate palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos (Minotaur legend) and the seat of the Minoan civilization. At leisure on the amazing island of Santorini (formed by the eruption of the volcano 1600 BC). The sight is the most breathtaking of all Greek islands and perhaps of the world. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.
Day 5 (MON)
CRUISE ARRIVAL ATHENS - 2 DAYS DELPHI - METEORA TOUR: ATHENS - DELPHI: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast on board, disembark. Meet at the Athens port of Piraeus and proceed on your Two Days Tour. With an official English Speaking Guide, leave for Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus, arrive in Delphi, visit the Archaeological site and the Museum. See the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios, the Treasury of the Athenians. Lunch at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). In the afternoon leave Delphi for an interesting trip through central Greece to Kalambaka (Meteora). Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka hotel.
Day 6 (TUE)
2 DAYS DELPHI - METEORA TOUR: KALAMBAKA (METEORA) – ATHENS: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast in the hotel. Visit Meteora with its impressive scenery, ageless Monasteries, suspended between earth and sky. Inside, see priceless historical and religious treasures. Lunch at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae. Arrive back in the evening and transfer to a local restaurant for dinner (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Athens hotel.
Day 7 (WED)
ATHENS SIGHTSEEING TOUR - DEPARTURE: (Breakfast, Lunch) Breakfast in the hotel. Pick up from the hotel and with an official English Speaking Guide proceed on your Half Day Athens City Tour. See Syntagma Square, the House of Parliament and the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones in their traditional costume. See the Athens Academy, the University and the National Library. Stop at the Panathenaic Olympic stadium, (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896). Pass by the archaeological site of the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the Parthenon. Completing the tour, transfer for lunch to a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After lunch, transfer to the Athens airport for your Flight back home.
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