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7DAY CRUISE "IDYLLIC AEGEAN"

MONDAY: ATHENS (PIRAEUS) – MYKONOS, GREECE
Embark on the 7-day cruise and sail at 21:00 to Mykonos, a cosmopolitan paradise, famous for its beaches and vibrant nightlife. Dinner & overnight on board ship. 

TUESDAY: MYKONOS, GREECE
At 07:00 we dock in Mykonos and enjoy our morning walking tour, exploring the pebbled streets of cosmopolitan Chora and “Little Venice”. As we spend the night here, there will be ample time to discover the pretty alleyways of Mykonos town and the gorgeous beaches, or ancient Delos. All meals and overnight on board. 

WEDNESDAY:  MYKONOS – MILOS, GREECE
At 07:00 sail to Milos. Arrive at 13:00 at Milos. This island is a geological marvel and home to the biggest selection of diverse and beautiful beaches in Cyclades, some of them formed by ancient volcanoes.  Enjoy the unique landscape of Sarakiniko beach, the town of Plaka, the harbor of Adamas and take a tour at the mining museum or visit the Church of Panagia Thalassitra. At 23:59 sail to Santorini. All meals and overnight on board.

THURSDAY: SANTORINI, GREECE
At 08:00 arrive in Santorini (disembarkation by tender-boats, sea & weather permitting). We participate in the organized shore-excursion to Oia, where we stroll through the marble-paved alleys, we see the famous blue domed churches and gaze at the cute little boutiques and take breathtaking pictures. We become acquainted with the characteristic buildings, carved into the rocks. All meals and overnight on board. 

FRIDAY: SANTORINI, GREECE
Sprinkled like sugar over sheer, black volcanic cliffs, Santorini’s capital, Fira, is a site to behold. Wander through the narrow streets and enjoy panoramic views over the caldera. A visit to the intriguing archaeological excavations of Akrotiri is highly suggested. At 23:00 sail to Crete. All meals and overnight on board. 

SATURDAY: HERAKLION CRETE
At 07:00 arrive in Heraklion, Crete. Capital of the island, a former Venetian harbor with fascinating architecture. We have our guided visit to the archaeological site of Knossos, the first European civilization. Learn about the legends of Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur as you walk from room to room in the Palace. Step through the remarkable Hall of the Royal Guard and the King’s Chamber breathing in the legendary stories of King Minos. Sail at 20:30 to Kusadasi, Turkey. All meals and overnight on board.

SUNDAY: KUSADASI, TURKEY
At  11:30 our cruise-ship docks at Kusadasi in Turkey, starting point for our shore-excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus, where the Apostle Paul preached and lived for three years (Acts 18:19-21). Visit the Odeon, the magnificent Library of Celsus, the Agora, as well as the Great Theatre, built in the 4th century BC., famous even nowadays for its acoustics. At 17:00 sail back to Piraeus (Athens). All meals and overnight on board. 

MONDAY: PIRAEUS (ATHENS), GREECE
At 09:00 arrive at the port of Piraeus. Disembarkation after breakfast.


DEPARTURES 2019
FROM ATHENS (PIRAEUS)
APRIL 15, 22, 29
MAY 06, 13, 20, 27
JUNE 03, 10, 17, 24 
JYLY 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 
AUGUST 05, 12, 19, 26 
SEPTEMBER 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
OCTOBER  07,14

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