This comprehensive Greece itinerary gives you 14 days in Greece and Turkey to sail between the islands as part of your 3 night Greek Island Hopper cruise, and then indulge in Greek Island Stays in each of Crete and Santorini, with a final few nights in the historical city of Athens.
ITINERARY FOR SUNDAYS DEPARTURES
16 DAYS - 14 NIGHTS - 25 MEALS
2018 Prices from $3409CAD/pp
(Taxes incldued, based on double occupancy)
*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and are based on Toronto departures with roundtrip flight in Economy Class on board Air Transat (subject to change without notice).
DAY 1: Toronto • Athens
Depart for Athens
DAY 2 Arrive Athens (L, D)
Transfer to and embark ship 11:30 AM
GREEK ISLANDS & TURKEY CRUISE BEGINS
IN PORT: Mykonos 6:00 PM 11:00 PM
IN PORT: Kusadasi (Turkey) between 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (B, L, D) + visit included (see below)
IN PORT: Patmos (Greece) between 5:45 PM - 9:30 PM
IN PORT: Rhodes between 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (B, L, D) + visit included (see below)
IN PORT: Crete (Heraklion) at 7:00AM (B, D)
Disembark ship and transfer to your hotel for 4 nights in Crete
GREEK ISLANDS CRUISE ENDS
DAYS 6 - 8: Crete (B, D)
At leisure in Crete, or take part in some excursions on the island
DAYS 9 - 11: Crete • Santorini (B)
Transfer by high-speed/ferry for 3 nights in Santorini
DAY 12: Santorini (B, D)
Transfer to and embark ship 4:30 PM 9:30 PM
DAYS 13 - 15 Athens (B)
Disembark ship at 7:00AM and transfer to your hotel for 3 nights in Athens.
DAY 16: Athens • Toronto (B)
Transfer to the airport for your return flight
SIGHTSEEING INCLUDED DURING THE CRUISE:
Ancient Ephesus through the ages - Hellenistic/Roman (KUSADASI)
Explore the archaeological site of Ephesus with a guide and see the Agora, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus,
the marble paved Street of Kouretes, and so much more that this ancient site has to offer.
Medieval tour - Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of Knights (RHODES)
Visit the city of Lindos and its Acropolis with the ancient Temple of Athena. Then visit Rhodes OlPd Town for
a medieval walk around the city via d’Amboise Gate, and the Street of the Knights.
ACCOMMODATION (or similar)
Cruise — 3 nights (ALL OPTIONS): Celestyal Olympia
Crete — 4 nights: Albatros Spa & Resort 4*
Santorini — 3 nights: Albatros 3*
Athens — 3 nights: President Hotel 4*
Crete — 4 nights: Galaxy 5*
Santorini — 3 nights: Daedalus Hotel 4*
Athens — 3 nights: Titania Hotel 4*
Crete — 4 nights: Kalimera Kriti 5*
Santorini — 3 nights: Santorini Palace 4*
Athens — 3 nights: Divani Palace Acropolis 5*
INCLUDED WITH YOUR TOUR PACKAGE COST
• Travellers should always cover their shoulders and legs when visiting some religious sites.
• In Europe, hotel rooms are generally smaller than in North America. There are rarely two double beds in a room. Triple rooms usually feature one double bed and one single bed or three single beds or one double bed and one foldaway bed or two single beds and one foldaway bed.
• Some types of sports equipment, including golf bags, etc., are not accepted in the rooms. They have to be kept in a specific area, which is usually locked.
• All hotels provide towels; some do not offer face cloths.
• In most European countries the voltage is 220V.
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