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The first of our Greece only grand voyages, this quintessential journey into the classicism of the region begins with four nights on land, including a two-night hotel stay in Athens, giving you time to experience the capital’s many wonders, including the world-famous Acropolis, site of the Parthenon. Then take a sightseeing drive to the monastery of Osios Loukas and Delphi, before exploring one of the greatest cities of the Mycenaean civilisation, followed by the Greek amphitheatre of Epidaurus and Corinth.
Board Aegean Odyssey in Piraeus and head for the Minoan site of Akrotiri on Santorini and the Minotaur’s Labyrinth of Knossos. In Rhodes, visit the Acropolis of Lindos, then step ashore on sacred Delos, before relaxing in Mykonos. On the island of Tinos, the shrine to Our Lady of Tinos is a major landmark, as are the Byzantine Monasteries at Meteora, one of the most remarkable sights in the Mediterranean.
Mount Olympus, home of the gods, lies near Thessalonica, then cruise past Mount Athos to Philippi, where the apostle St Paul delivered his first sermon in Europe. Experience some Greece’s most beautiful islands, from historic Samothraki to picturesque Chios and Patmos, the “Jerusalem of the Aegean”, where Saint John is said to have written the Book of Revelation.
|30 Sep Sunday||Departure Depart North America|
|01 Oct Monday||Athens, Greece Arrive into Athens and transfer to hotel||overnight hotel|
|02 Oct Tuesday||Athens, Greece Visit Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum.||overnight hotel|
|03 Oct Wednesday||Delphi, Greece Morning drive for sightseeing at Osios Loukas en route to Delphi for afternoon sightseeing and overnight||overnight hotel|
|04 Oct Thursday||Nauplia, Greece Morning drive to Mycenae for sightseeing, then on to Nauplia for overnight||overnight hotel|
|05 Oct Friday||Piraeus, Greece Sightseeing in Epidaurus en route to embark Aegean Odyssey in Piraeus||8.00pm|
|06 Oct Saturday||Hydra, Greece Day at leisure to visit one of the most charming Greek islands, Hydra||8.00am||10.00pm|
|07 Oct Sunday||Santorini, Greece Enjoy the spectacular views of Santorini and Akrotiri||8.00am||6.00pm|
|08 Oct Monday||Heraklion, Crete, Greece Tour of the Minoan Palace of Knossos||8.00am||10.00pm|
|09 Oct Tuesday||Karpathos, Greece Enjoy the dramatic scenery and wild mountains in Karpathos||8.00am||8.00pm|
|10 Oct Wednesday||Rhodes, Greece World Heritage sites: choice of tours to Rhodes town or the Acropolis at Lindos||7.00am||10.00pm|
|11 Oct Thursday||Nisyros, Greece Discover the treasures of Nisyros||9.00am||6.00pm|
|12 Oct Friday||Delos, Greece Morning visit to the sacred island of Delos||8.00am||noon|
|12 Oct Friday||Mykonos, Greece Afternoon at leisure in Mykonos||2.00pm||8.00pm|
|13 Oct Saturday||Piraeus, Greece Sightseeing in Athens||6.00am||8.00pm|
|14 Oct Sunday||Tinos, Greece Visit the sleepy island of Tinos||8.00am||2.00pm|
|15 Oct Monday||Volos, Greece See the famous Byzantine monasteries at Meteora||7.00am||7.00pm|
|16 Oct Tuesday||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||7.00am||overnight|
|17 Oct Wednesday||Thessalonica, Greece Depart Thessalonica||5.00am|
|17 Oct Wednesday||Mount Athos, Greece Cruising past Mt Athos||cruising|
|18 Oct Thursday||Kavala, Greece Morning tour to the famous site of Philippi. Afternoon at leisure||6.00am||8.00pm|
|19 Oct Friday||Samothraki, Greece Explore Samothraki.||8.00am||2.00pm|
|20 Oct Saturday||Chios, Greece Discover the magical island of Chios||8.00am||8.00pm|
|21 Oct Sunday||Patmos, Greece Visit the Medieval village of Chora and the Monastery of St John the Theologian – together a UNESCO World Heritage Site||8.00am||2.00pm|
|22 Oct Monday||Piraeus, Greece Disembark Aegean Odyssey and transfer to airport for flight home|
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