Every Tuesday from 27 March until 30 October
DAY 01:TUESDAY: ATHENS
Upon arrival in Athens International airport, our representative will meet you & transfer to the hotel.
(Check-In after 13:00pm) and check in to hotel. Rest of day is leisure and Overnight in Athens.
DAY 02:WEDNESDAY: ATHENS / OLYMPIA
Leave Athens early in the morning heading towards the Corinth Canal (first stop). Next stop to the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus world known for its acoustics. Quick visit to Nafplion town and then off to the archaeological site of Mycenae and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Departure to Olympia town in the afternoon, the place where the Olympic Games were born, passing by Tripolis and Megalopolis towns. Dinner & overnight in Olympia.
DAY 03:THURSDAY: OLYMPIA / DELPHI
In the morning you will visit the Archaeological site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then you will be driven by the plains of Heliad and Achaia till you reach the impressive bridge which connects Rion to Antirion. On the way you will have the opportunity to take a glimpse of the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea. Arrival in Delphi. Dinner & overnight.
DAY 04:FRIDAY: DELPHI / METEORA
Visit the archaeological site of Delphi known in antiquity as the center of the world, the Museum with the famous statue representing "The Bronze Charioteer". Departure to Kalambaka, a small town built at the foothill of Meteora. Dinner & overnight.
DAY 05:SATURDAY: METEORA / ATHENS
Visit to Meteora where dozens of monasteries containing priceless historical and religious treasures are built on huge rocks with a magnificent view. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae with a short stop at Leonida's statue and then again to Kammena Vourla area. Arrival in Athens in the evening.
DAY 06:MONDAY: ATHENS
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel and you will be led to a guided Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier's Tomb, Hadrian's Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 07:MONDAY: ATHENS / MYKONOS
Early in the morning you will be transferred to Piraeus port and then you will depart for the 4-night cruise. First stop Mykonos, an island known for its fantastic sandy beaches, its vivid nightlife, Little Venice and famous windmills.
DAY 08:TUESDAY: KUSADASI (TURKEY) / PATMOS
Next port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi with the option to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John where he lived and wrote the book of the Revelation.
DAY 09:WEDNESDAY: RHODES
Early morning arrival in the magnificent island of the roses situated in the southeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. Rhodes island is visited by hundreds of tourists every year since it offers a combination of great historical sites, marvelous beaches, a vivid nightlife and great shopping areas. By participating in one of the optional tours, you will be able to visit the medieval city and the famous Lindos Acropolis.
DAY 10:THURSDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) / SANTORINI
Next port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Knossos Palace, the center of the Minoan Civilization. Departure to Crete and arrival in Santorini island in the afternoon, the island which is said to be the lost continent of the Atlantis.
DAY 11:FRIDAY: ATHENS (LAVRIO) / AIRPORT
The cruise ship will arrive at Lavrio port early in the morning. Disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your flight back.