Aegean Splendour

AEGEAN SPLENDOUR – 7 NIGHTS
athens • mykonos • rhodes • patmos• santorini • crete • kusadasi

Mykonos at Sunset

(7 nights accommodations: 4 nights/5 days All-Inclusive Greek Island Hopping Cruise and 3 nights Athens)

A great introduction to glorious Greece! In Athens, explore the Acropolis and indulge in its wonderful shopping and nightlife. Then, discover the island of Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, and of course, the breathtaking splendour of the Aegean.

2020 Departure Dates
Thursdays from April 1 to October 31.
Rates from $2619CAD/pp (txs of $886.19 included)

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A great introduction to glorious Greece! In Athens, explore the Acropolis and indulge in its wonderful shopping and nightlife. Then, discover the island of Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini and of course, the breathtaking splendour of the Aegean.

Good to Know
– Cruise Portion: Inside Cabin and Outside Cabin are available for all options.
– High-Speed/Ferry Transfer: Options 1 & 2 – Economy Class; Option 3 – Business Class.
– Land transfers: all transfers between the airports, the ports and the hotels are included.
– Port times may vary by ship and are subject to change. Disembarkation by tenders at some ports.
– Tips and drinks package included during the cruise. Details upon request.
– Note: Greek Hotel City Taxes are additional. Prices are per adult based on double occupancy. Prices are subject to change.

Greek Hotel Tax Rates

Apartments (all categories): 0.50 Euros per room per night

Hotels:
1-2 star: 0.50 Cents per room per night
3 star: 1.50 Euros per room per night
4 star: 3.00 Euros per room per night
5 star: 4.00 Euros per room per night
Payment can be made by cash or card directly at each hotel.

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DAILY ITINERARY

DAY 1: Depart Canada to Athens
Departing late afternoon or evening to Athens (approximately a 10-hr flight). Arrive Athens next morning, and transfer directly from airport to Piraeus port to embark for your Greece Islands 4 day cruise.
CRUISE TO THE ISLANDS BEGINS

DAY 2: Welcome to Athens, and visiting Mykonos tonight
Arrive Athens, and transfer to Piraeus port to embark for your Greece Islands 4 day cruise.
Athens depart at 11:30 am
Mykonos arrive at 6:00 pm – depart at 11:00 pm
Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3 Cruise: Mykonos – Kusadasi – Patmos
Ports of Call:
Kusadasi (Turkey) arrive at 7:30 am – depart at 1:00 pm
VISIT INCLUDED: Ancient Ephesus through the ages – Hellenistic/Roman
Explore the archaeological site of Ephesus with a guide. See the Agora, Odeon, Library of Celsus, marble paved Curetes Street, and many other attractions of this ancient site.
Patmos arrive at 5:45 pm – depart at 9:30 pm
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 Cruise – Rhodes
Rhodes arrive at 7:00 am – depart at 6:00 pm
VISIT INCLUDED – Medieval tour – Acropolis of Lindos & Citadel of Knights
Visit the city of Lindos and its acropolis, as well as the ancient Temple of Athena. Then, visit Rhodes’ old town for a medieval walk around the city via D’Amboise Gate and the Street of the Knights.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 Cruise – Crete – Santorini
Crete (Heraklion) – Santorini
Crete arrive at 7:00 am – depart at noon
Santorini arrive at 4:30 pm – depart at 9:30 pm
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CRUISE TO THE ISLANDS ENDS

DAY 6/7/8: Athens (Piraeus)
Athens arrive at 7:00 am
Disembark ship and transfer to your hotel for 3 nights in Athens.
The next few days are for you to discover the city’s long and rich history. The list of historic monuments are seemingly endless, but you absolutely must make it a point to visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon.
Breakfast

DAY 9: Athens – Toronto
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

HOTEL CHOICES (or similar)
OPTION 1

Greek Island & Turkey Cruise
Celestyal Olympia or / ou equivalent for 4 nights
Room type: Inside Cabin
Meals: All meals included

Athens / Athènes
President Hotel or equivalent 4* for 3 nights
Room type: Room
Meals: Breakfast

OPTION 2
Greek Island & Turkey Cruise
Celestyal Olympia or / ou equivalent for 4 nights
Room type: Inside Cabin
Meals: All meals included

Athens / Athènes
Amalia Hotel Athens or / ou equivalent 4* for 3 nights
Room type: Room
Meals:Breakfast

OPTION 3
Greek Island & Turkey Cruise
Celestyal Olympia or / ou equivalent for 4 nights
Room type: Inside Cabin
Meals: All meals included

Athens / Athènes: Divani Caravel or / ou equivalent 5* for 3 nights
Room type: Room
Meals: Breakfast

OPTION 4
Greek Island & Turkey Cruise
Celestyal Olympia or / ou equivalent for 4 nights
Room type: Inside Cabin
Meals: All meals included

Athens / Athènes: Kinetta Beach Resort 4* for 3 nights
Room type: Room
Meals: All meals included

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE COST
– Round-trip flights to Athens from Toronto or Montreal (connector fares from all gateways in Canada, we can help you with flights from your airport to YYZ or YUL)
– Airport and port transfers in Athens
– 3 nights hotel accommodations in Athens
– 4 nights of cruise accommodation on full board (3 meals per day) basis
– 15 Meals: 7 breakfast, 4 Lunches and 4 Dinners

NOT INCLUDED
Meals other than those detailed
Baggage handling/porterage
Gratuities
Optional tours
Fees for visa if required
Greek Hotel City Taxes

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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