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8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 01 - Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

Day 02 - City tour / Athens (B)
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.

Day 03 - Delphi / Kalambaka (B,D)
After our breakfast we depart northwards towards Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). In the afternoon, and after a short break for lunch (not included), we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 - Meteora / Athens (B)
This morning we will be visiting Meteora. Amazing rock formations, like towers of sandstone, stand ageless, and have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. A number of monasteries are hidden on top of Meteora. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece and belongs to Unesco's list of world heritage monuments. After our visit, we will take the road back to Athens. On the way, we will make a short stop at Thermopylae, to admire the statue of Leonidas king of Sparta. Overnight in Athens.

Day 05 - Athens – Mykonos / on cruise (AI)
Breakfast and transfer to Piraeus port to embark on «Celestyal cruises» for the three night «Iconic Aegean» cruise. Arrival in Mykonos in the afternoon. Free time to explore the bustling town of Mykonos until late in the evening.

Day 06 - Kusadasi – Patmos / on cruise (AI)
Early in the morning you will be arriving at the port of Kusadasi. Disembarkation for your included shore excursion to "Ancient Ephesus through the Ages". Around mid-day, the ship will set sail again for a short trip to Patmos. Do no miss the optional excursion to the famous monastery of St. John and the Grotto of the Apocalypse.

Day 07 - Heraklion – Santorini / on cruise (AI)
Arrival in Heraklion early in the morning. During your included excursion you will be visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos with the legendary Minotaur. Return on board an in the afternoon we will arrive at the unique island of Santorini. You can choose to take the cable car up to Fira town or follow an optional excursion to "Spectacular Oia village perched on the caldera rim".

Day 08 - Piraeus / Departure (B)
Arrival at Piraeus port early in the morning. Breakfast on board. Disembarkation and transfer to the Athens airport for your departure.

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2019    
Departure dates:    
Every Monday and Tuesday from March 11th until November 11th.    
   
     
    With Inside First Class Cabin Type IA    
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL    
  March 11,12,18,19,25,26 CAD 2,338 CAD 3,256 CAD 2,181    
  April 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23 CAD 2,456 CAD 3,444 CAD 2,281    
  April 29,30 CAD 2,663 CAD 3,731 CAD 2,431    
  May 6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28 CAD 2,663 CAD 3,731 CAD 2,431    
  June 3,4,10,11,17,18,24,25 CAD 2,663 CAD 3,731 CAD 2,431    
  Jul 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23,29,30 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,644 CAD 2,400    
  August 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,644 CAD 2,400    
  September 2,3,9,10,16,17,23,24 CAD 2,850 CAD 3,969 CAD 2,550    
  September 30, CAD 2,663 CAD 3,731 CAD 2,431    
  October 1,7,8,14,15,21,22 CAD 2,663 CAD 3,731 CAD 2,431    
  October 28,29 CAD 2,481 CAD 3,488 CAD 2,306    
  November 4,5,11 CAD 2,338 CAD 3,256 CAD 2,181    
       
    With Outside Deluxe Cabin Type XA    
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL    
  March 11,12,18,19,25,26 CAD 2,825 CAD 3,963 CAD 2,531    
  April 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23 CAD 2,944 CAD 4,169 CAD 2,631    
  April 29, 30. CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  May 6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28 CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  June 3,4,10,11,17,18,24,25 CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  Jul 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23,29,30 CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  August 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 CAD 3,175 CAD 4,500 CAD 2,781    
  September 2,3,9,10,16,17,23,24 CAD 3,363 CAD 4,769 CAD 2,913    
  September 30, CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  October 1,7,8,14,15,21,22 CAD 3,213 CAD 4,581 CAD 2,813    
  October 28,29. CAD 3,031 CAD 4,344 CAD 2,694    
  November 4,5,11 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,025 CAD 2,550    
     
       
  Accommodation:    
  Athens:          
  Hotel Titania, Hotel Polis Grand, Hotel Zafolia, Hotel Golden Age, Hotel Alexandros, Hotel Athenian Callirhoe or similar    
           
  Kalambaka:          
  Hotel Amalia or Hotel Divani or similar          
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 2-day Delphi-Meteora tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • The 4-days/3 nights cruise to the Greek islands, with all meals, drinks package, port taxes and service charges, tips/gratuities on board, and the two above mentioned shore excursions included.
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services
Exclusions:
  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals (cruise includes beverage package)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any tips (included for the cruise)
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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