Iconic Aegean

8 or 9 nights / 9 or 10 days
athens • mykonos • rhodes • santorini • patmos • crete • kusadasi (turkey)

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Relax and indulge yourself on a three-night cruise of the incredible Aegean Islands, then enjoy ample free time on dreamy Santorini.

Visit iconic Greek islands and experience the history, charm and sunny skies of this incredible region. Your flights, accommodations, land and ferry transfers are included, and you’ll have ample time to explore the islands at your own pace.

Please contact us for 2019 Prices from your gateway*:
Sample Prices (based on May 25 departure):
$3917/pp tax incl (Comfort)/from Toronto
$4133/pp tax incl (Comfort)/from St. John's
$3922/pp tax incl (Comfort)/from Halifax
$3967/pp tax incl (Comfort)/from Edmonton
*Prices are in CAD funds, per person, based on double occupancy with round-trip flight in Economy Class
Prices are always subject to change, please request an updated quote price


DAILY ITINERARY

Day 1        Depart Canada
Fly to Athens.

Day 2        Welcome to Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, check into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring Athens at your own pace.

Day 3        Athens: At leisure
Wander through Athens with one full day of leisure time. Make your own itinerary, or choose an optional tour of the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum ($).
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4        Athens - 4-Day Cruise - Mykonos
After breakfast, head to the Piraeus port to embark on your four-day cruise of the Greek Islands and Turkey. Your first port of call is the lovely island of Mykonos, with its beautiful white houses, windmills and chapels. Be charmed by the island's capital, with its narrow cobbled streets, chic boutiques, elegant nightclubs and fantastic cafés. Don't miss the neighbourhood of Little Venice and its charming views. Hop back on board your ship late in the day for evening passage to Kuşadasi and Patmos.
Meal(s): Breakfast; Lunch and dinner on board

Day 5        Cruise - Kuşadasi: Shore Excursion - Patmos

Two ports of call today: Kuşadasi in Turkey and Patmos in Greece. In Kuşadasi, head out on an excursion to ancient Ephesus, included in your package. Continue to Patmos in the afternoon.
More Moments Activity Included

  • Kuşadasi Shore Excursion - Ancient Ephesus Through the Ages: Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site and see relics from Hellenistic and Roman eras. Stroll through the ancient city and see the Agora, the Temple of Hadrian and the Library of Celsus.

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board

Day 6        Cruise - Rhodes: Shore Excursion
Wake up at Rhodes, the island of knights. Arrive in Rhodes, the island of knights.
More Moments Activity Included

  • Rhodes Shore Excursion: Acropolis of Lindos and Citadel of the Knights: Explore the island with an included Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights excursion. Admire the view from the top of the citadel. At the Citadel of the Knights, stroll through a perfectly preserved glimpse of history.

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board

Day 7        Cruise - Crete (Heraklion) - Santorini
In the morning, visit Crete’s capital city, Heraklion. Then, sail to Santorini, where you’ll bid farewell to your cruise.
Meal(s): Breakfast and lunch on board

Days 8 to 9        Santorini: At leisure
Fully explore Santorini over two blissful days. Santorini is renowned for its romance, fascinating archaeological sites and history, and top-notch beaches. If you like, visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera in Fira ($), which hosts artifacts from the sites of Akrotiri and Ancient Thira. Be sure to check out Oia’s incredible sunsets.
Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 10        Santorini - Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to the Santorini airport for your local flight to Athens, where you will board your flight home.
Meal(s): Breakfast

HOTEL CHOICES (or similar)
OPTION 1 - Comfort
Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the trip.

  • Athens: Polis Grand Hotel 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Cruise: Option of Standard Inside or Standard Outside cabin (3 nights)
  • Santorini: Star Hotel Santorini 3-star (or similar) (3 nights)

OPTION 2 - Superior

  • Athens: Athenaeum Grand Hotel 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Cruise: Option of Standard Inside or Standard Outside cabin (3 nights)
  • Santorini: Kalisti Hotel & Suites 4-star (or similar) (3 nights)

OPTION 3 - Premium

  • Athens: Electra Metropolis Hotel 5-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Cruise: Option of Standard Inside or Standard Outside cabin (3 nights)
  • Santorini: Costa Grand Resort & Spa 5-star (or similar) (3 nights)

Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE COST

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (if flight/hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Santorini to Athens
  • Airport and port transfers in Athens and Santorini
  • 5 nights of hotel accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners; alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on cruise
  • 3 nights of cruise accommodation on all-inclusive basis
  • More Moments - 2 shore excursions : 1 in Kuşadasi and 1 in Rhodes
  • Porterage and gratuities on cruise
  • Earn Aeroplan® Miles

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals other than those detailed
  • Baggage handling/porterage
  • Gratuities
  • Optional tours
  • Fees for visa if required

REMARKS
• 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.

WHY CHOOSE US?

We are Greece experts, having travelled to the Greek Islands and the mainland of Greece numerous times, we can give you first-hand experience what distances are covered in Greece, what to watch for, and how to get value for your money.

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