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Athens and Aegean Moderate 2014

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The Acropolis of Athens during sunset, GreecePalace of KnossosThe Oldest Olympic Stadium
The Acropolis of Athens during sunset, Greece
Palace of Knossos
The Oldest Olympic Stadium
  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2014
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  • Style: Regional
  • Description: Discover the history, myths and modern-day culture of six diverse destinations in Greece and Turkey - from vibrant Athens and buzzing Mykonos to the spectacular scenery and sunsets of volcanic Santorini.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    DEPART CANADA

    Overnight flight to Athens.

  • Day 2

    ARRIVE ATHENS (3 NIGHTS)

    Welcome to mythical Greece! On arrival in Athens transfer to your hotel. Relax and unwind then spend the rest of the day exploring the city at your own pace.

    Hotel: Metropolitan

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 3 to Day 4

    ATHENS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    See the wonders of ancient Athens this morning with your Local Expert on your guided sightseeing tour, which includes a walking tour of the Acropolis and views of the Parthenon. The rest of the day is yours to see more sights, shop or relax.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 5

    EMBARK – MYKONOS

    Transfer to the port and cruise to stunning Mykonos. Spend a few hours discovering this island paradise with its distinctive white-washed houses and maze of narrow cobbled streets.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

    Hotel: IC or IB Standard Inside 2-berth cabin

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 6

    KUSADASI – PATMOS

    Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey and consider an optional experience to fascinating Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis. Continue your cruise to Patmos, where there is time to shop, relax on the beach or take an optional experience to the Monastery of St. John.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 7

    HERAKLION – SANTORINI

    Wake up in Heraklion on the island of Crete. Spend a few hours exploring the port town before continuing your cruise to Santorini, a spectacular volcanic island featuring beautiful cliff-top villages with incredible views of the caldera.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 8

    DISEMBARKATION – ATHENS

    Disembark in Athens and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax, see the sights or shop for souvenirs.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Metropolitan

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 9

    ATHENS – CANADA

    Say goodbye to your fellow travelers at the end of a magical vacation. Airport transfers are provided. Conditions apply.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Insider Experiences

  • Local Expert in Athens.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City Tour in Athens.
  • Visit the Acropolis in Athens, the trendy island of Mykonos, the thriving Turkish port of Kusadasi, the idyllic island of Patmos, the port town of Heraklion and the cliff top town of Fira on Santorini.
  • View the Parthenon, the white-washed houses and windmills on Mykonos and the Caldera on Santorini.
  • See Hadrian’s Arch and the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens.

Dining

  • 7 breakfasts (including 4 buffets and 3 cruise breakfasts).
  • 3 cruise lunches.
  • 3 cruise dinners.

Travel Highlights

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.

Airport Transfers

  • For full details on transfers, please click here.
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  • Hotels are subject to change.
Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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