Athens-Iconic Aegean Sea Cruise-Mykonos-Patmos-Rhodes-Crete-Heraklion-Santorini(GRC-1005)

Day 01 Athens Arrival (-,-,-)
Meet at Athens airport and transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.  Athens is an amazing city to discover on your own with its numerous museums, parks, and the shopping areas of Kolonaki, Hermou, Voukourestiou Street, Monastiraki and Plaka. Overnight in Athens Hotel.

Day 02 Athens-Piraeus-Embarkation 4 Days iconic Aegean Sea Cruise (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to the Athens port of Piraeus and embark on your 4 days Iconic Aegean sea Cruise.

Day 03 Mykonos (B,L,D)
At leisure on the Jet Set Cycladic island of Mykonos renowned for its striking windmills. Wander the maze of narrow alleys and an array of shops for bargains. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.

Day 04 Kusadasi-Patmos (B,L,D)
Kusadasi at leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Greek and Roman site of Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in Asia Minor and the House of Virgin Mary. Patmos, the Holy island where St. John wrote The Revelation, known as Jerusalem of the Aegean Sea. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Monastery and Grotto of St. John. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.

Day 04 Rhodes (B,L,D)
Rhodes, known as the island of the Sun. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the Acropolis of Lindos or the Palace of the Knights. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.

Day 05 Crete [Heraklion]-Santorini (B,L,D)
Heraklion, the capital of Crete. At leisure or take an optional tour to visit the fantastic ruins of the Palace of Knossos. The elaborate palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos (Minotaur legend) and the seat of the Minoan civilization. At leisure on the amazing island of Santorini (formed by the eruption of the volcano 1600 BC). The sight is the most breathtaking of all Greek islands and perhaps of the world. In the evening, enjoy the live on board entertainment or try your luck in the casino. Overnight on board.

Day 06 Cruise Arrival Athens (B,-,-)
After breakfast on board, disembark. Meet at the Athens port of Piraeus and transfer to the hotel.  Remainder of the day at own leisure. Overnight in Athens Hotel.

Day 07 Athens Sightseeing (B,-,-)
After breakfast, pickup from the hotel for your half day morning tour. See Syntagma Square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Athens Academy, the University, the National Library and the Hadrian’s Arch. Pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus and visit the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era, the museum of Acropolis. At the end of the tour, drop off at the hotel or at the city centre. Remainder of the day at own leisure. Overnight in Athens Hotel.

Day 08 Athens Departure (B,-,-)
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport included or, extend your stay in Greece.