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Athens and Aegean Moderate

8 Days 1 Country 1 City

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

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About this trip

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.


Trip type: Cruise Rail and Combos i

Trip code: ATAM

7 Nights

accommodation

13 Meals
  • 7 breakfasts.

  • 3 cruise lunches.

  • 3 cruise dinners.

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Athens and Aegean Moderate

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 and Free Time

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. The rest of your stay in Athens is free to explore ancient sites and museums, or maybe join an Optional Experience.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Buffet Breakfast

4. 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

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

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    Service rating : The host in Athens was very competent (Frances) and helpful. On the 3-day cruise, Anne was really exceptional, being unfailingly courteous, upbeat, and very clear in her directions. The lilting Irish accent was a delight. Her organization, memory for names and requests, and

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    Service rating : GreatProduct : Everything was great. I would use again

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    Service:

    Service rating : The tour director, anne, was great. the tours and extra excursions were well worth it!Product : We loved this trip as our honeymoon!

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Sightseeing Highlights

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    • 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


What's Included

Dining

    • 7 breakfasts.

    • 3 cruise lunches.

    • 3 cruise dinners.


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Travel Highlights

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

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

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


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    • Moderate: Ref ATAM includes Metropolitan/Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens & Cat. IC or IB Standard Inside 2-berth cabin.
    • Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • Celestyal Cruise Ship: Operating this itinerary Celestyal Olympia or other ship from Celestyal fleet. 
    • Port Taxes: The above Port Taxes include Tips and Fuel Surcharge and are accurate as of July 2015.
    • 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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