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Classical Greece & Aegean Islands

Athens to Athens

15 days
10 included tours
2-night hotel stay in Athens
from $ 4,650 pp
  • Oct 4, 2017
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The ultimate in Greek Island cruising, this fascinating voyage around the Aegean is a true autumn treat. Starting from Athens, you will visit some of the most inspiring monuments of the ancient world.

On sunlit and whitewashed Santorini, explore the Bronze Age artifacts at Akrotiri. Then continue to the well-preserved Minoan treasures of Crete, the crusader stronghold on Rhodes as well as sacred Delos, the birthplace of Achilles. Finally, as a fitting end to this wonderful cruise, enjoy Byzantine Thessalonica and the breathtaking monasteries of Meteora before your return to Athens for your flight home.

Date Port Arrive Depart
04 Oct Wednesday Departure Depart North America     
05 Oct Thursday Athens, Greece Arrival to Athens and transfer to hotel    overnight hotel 
06 Oct Friday Athens, Greece Choice of tours: Acropolis and its Museum or Byzantine Athens.    overnight hotel 
07 Oct Saturday Athens, Greece Morning optional tour. Transfer to Aegean Odyssey in Piraeus.    8.00pm 
08 Oct Sunday Nauplia, Greece Choice of excursions: Mycenae or UNESCO World Heritage site of Epidaurus  7.00am  6.00pm 
09 Oct Monday Santorini, Greece Enjoy the spectacular views of Santorini and Akrotiri  8.00am  6.00pm 
10 Oct Tuesday Heraklion, Crete, Greece Tour of the Minoan Palace of Knossos  6.00am  6.00pm 
11 Oct Wednesday Rhodes, Greece World Heritage sites: choice of tours to Rhodes town or the Acropolis at Lindos   8.00am  6.00pm 
12 Oct Thursday Delos, Greece Morning visit to the sacred island of Delos  8.00am  noon 
12 Oct Thursday Mykonos, Greece Afternoon at leisure in Mykonos  2.00pm  11.00pm 
13 Oct Friday Patmos, Greece Visit the Medieval village of Chora and the Monastery of St John the Theologian – together a UNESCO World Heritage Site   8.00am  5.00pm 
14 Oct Saturday Kavala, Greece Morning tour to the famous site of Philippi. Afternoon at leisure  2.00pm  8.00pm 
15 Oct Sunday Thessalonica, Greece A choice of two city tours: City tour or The Byzantine heritage of Thessalonica, including 5th-century basilica Agios Dimítrios & the Rotónda or explore the Roman baths complex and the Odeon in Dion. Optional tour available.  8.00am  7.00pm 
16 Oct Monday Volos, Greece See the famous Byzantine monasteries at Meteora  7.00am  8.00pm 
17 Oct Tuesday Skiathos, Greece Enjoy a leisurely walk in Skiathos - Mamma Mia island  7.00am  2.00pm 
18 Oct Wednesday Piraeus, Greece Disembark & transfer to airport     

Fares above are per person in US$. Our website does not display live availability. All prices and availability will be confirmed at time of enquiry. Single supplement offers apply to select categories and departures only. Any special offers are strictly capacity controlled, subject to availability, may be withdrawn at any time and are not always combinable. 

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Voyage highlights

  • Greek Island immersion