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The Aegean Experience II

New for 2018

Athens to Athens

14 days
from $ 4,095 pp
  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 11 included tours
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A dedicated Greek cruise, beginning with a two-night hotel stay in Athens where you will see the capital’s many wonders, including the world-famous Acropolis and Parthenon, then enjoy a sightseeing drive to the monastery of Osios Loukas and Delphi on the slopes of Mount Parnassus.

At Corinth, explore one of the largest and most important cities of the ancient world, including the Temple of Apollo. On the island of Tinos, the shrine to Our Lady of Tinos is a major landmark, as are the spectacular 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, sowing the seeds of Christianity.

Experience some classic Greek island-hopping 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.

Date Port Arrive Depart
09 Oct Tuesday Departure Depart North America      
10 Oct Wednesday Athens, Greece Arrive in Athens and transfer to hotel    overnight hotel 
11 Oct Thursday Athens, Greece Choice of tours: Acropolis and its Museum or Byzantine Athens    overnight hotel 
12 Oct Friday Delphi, Greece Morning drive for sightseeing at Osios Loukas en route to Delphi for afternoon sightseeing and overnight    overnight hotel 
13 Oct Saturday Piraeus, Greece Morning drive to Corinth for sightseeing en route to Piraeus to embark Aegean Odyssey    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 of 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 also available  7.00am  overnight 
16 Oct Tuesday Thessalonica, Greece     5.00am 
17 Oct Wednesday Mount Athos, Greece Scenic cruising past Mt Athos  3.00pm  6.00pm 
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   8.00am  2.00pm 
20 Oct Saturday Chios, Greece   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 Athens Airport for flight home  6.00am   

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Voyage highlights

  • Two-night hotel stay in Athens
  • Tour the Acropolis and Parthenon
  • 2-day tour of Classical Greece including overnight in Delphi
  • Greek Island cruising at its best including maiden calls at Tinos, Samothraki and Chios
  • Visit the “monasteries in the sky” at Meteora