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Athens and Aegean Superior

8 Days 1 Country 1 City

Journey through Greece and Turkey's regions during this trip, stopping off in Athens, Mykonos and Santorini.

"The vacation of our life"

Jeffrey

About this trip

Glide through the azure Aegean sea past ancient cliff-top villages and pretty seaside towns. Shades of cerulean blue, shimmering white and fuchsia line the cobbled villages of Mykonos and Santorini's Fira. Explore the ancient high city of Athens, the picturesque suburb of Plaka at the foot of the Acropolis, and Minoan myths and legends in Knossos.


Trip type: Cruise Rail and Combos i

Trip code: ATAS

7 Nights

accommodation

13 Meals
  • 7 breakfasts

  • 3 cruise dinners

  • 3 cruise lunches

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Athens and Aegean Superior

Your Itinerary

1. 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.

2. Athens Sightseeing

See the wonders of ancient Athens this morning with a Local Specialist on your guided sightseeing tour, which includes a walking tour of the Acropolis and views of the Parthenon among other sights. This afternoon, perhaps join one of our Optional Experiences and later a lively dinner in the old quarters of the city.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

3. Athens

Enjoy a free day in Athens, exploring ancient sites and museums, or maybe join an Optional Experience to Delphi.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

4. Embark – Mykonos

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

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

5. 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

6. 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

7. Disembark – 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

8. Depart Athens

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

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 3 Reviews

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Nikon was excellent guide.

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : Everyone worked hard to make sure everything was perfect. Nothing was overlooked.Product : We loved the hotel in Athens. They provided a free shuttle to downtown and the Plaka that ran almost every hour. Also, the Delphi tour was superb.

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : Had a wonderful tripProduct : Really enjoyed Erin, our trip director and John, our guide when we were in Turkey.

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Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Athens

    • See Hadrian's Arch and the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens

    • View the Parthenon, the white-washed houses and windmills on Mykonos and the Caldera on Santorini

    • 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


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Dining

    • 7 breakfasts

    • 3 cruise dinners

    • 3 cruise lunches


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Travel Highlights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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    • Port Taxes: The above Port Taxes include tips and are accurate as of July 2016. For up-to-date pricing, please visit our website.
    • Celestyal Cruise Ship: Operating this itinerary will be Celestyal Olympia or other ship from Celestyal fleet.
    • Triple cabins are available on this trip.
    • Moderate: Ref ATAM includes Metropolitan/Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens & Cat. IB or ID Standard Inside 2-berth cabin. Superior: Ref ATAS includes Metropolitan/Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens & Cat. XB Standard Outside 2-berth cabin. Premier: Ref ATAL includes Metropolitan/Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens & Cat. XD Superior Outside 2-berth cabin. Premium: Ref ATAP includes Metropolitan/Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens & Cat. XF Superior Outside 2-berth cabin.
    • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions in the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or unforeseen circumstances.
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  • 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. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
  • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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. 

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