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Overview

Athens Escape plus 7-night 3 Continents Cruise

Escape to the blue waters of the Mediterranean to explore Greece, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Turkey by land and by sea. The true highlight of this off-season Escape is a 7-night, 3-continent Mediterranean cruise. Begin and end in legendary Athens—site of Greek mythology, the first Olympians, and epic literature—including guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide.

You’ll visit historic and cultural sites in Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey, while sailing on the glimmering Mediterranean Sea. Answer the riddle of the Sphinx and see the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the 7 Wonders of the ancient world. In Cairo, peruse the treasures of King Tutankhamun. When docking at Ashdod (Israel) and Limassol (Cyprus), choose from a selection of fascinating optional excursions. In Rhodes, you'll have plenty of time to explore the Old Town with its ramparts and palaces.Dock in Kusadasi to discover the amazing excavations of Ephesus that go back approximately 3,000 years. Return to Athens to visit the Acropolis, see the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, and more incredible sights.

Join us to take advantage of fewer crowds and lower prices on this spectacular Greek vacation and Mediterranean cruise!

Highlights of Athens Escape plus 7-night 3 Continents Cruise

Price Details US

All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.

Port Taxes $269 & Gratuities $70 to service personnel on board the ship are not included but additional and mandatory. These fees will be included in your Vacation Estimate. Gratuities for Cruise Host are included in the Globus price.

Transportation

Motorcoach; sea cruise

Notes

CRUISE DETAILS
Rotation of ports of call may vary for congestion reasons at certain ports with or without prior notice.
Outside cabin (category XA) - All cabins with two lower beds and private shower and toilet.
Full entertainment program on board.
Included drink package: selection of non-alcoholic & alcoholic drinks.
Globus Host service throughout the cruise.

NOTES
Please ask your Travel Consultant for cruise ship details. The ship scheduled to depart for the cruise portion of your vacation is the Celestyal Crystal, operated by Celestyal Cruises.

Travelers Notes

Headsets on the cruise ship.

Ship

Crystal

UNESCO Sites

Acropolis Athens

Meals

Full Buffet breakfast daily; welcome drink in Athens; plus all meals on board daily featuring full à la carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

Itineraries

Day 1

ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.

Day 2

ATHENS–(EMBARKATION)–CRUISING ATHENS Embarkation. Cruising. (B,D)

Day 3

CRUISING: AT SEA Time to relax and enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise towards Egypt. (B,L,D)

Day 4

CRUISING: PORT SAID, EGYPT CAIRO Visit the National Archaeological Museum and the Pyramids of Giza. (B,L,D)

Day 5

CRUISING: ASHDOD, ISRAEL ASHDOD Free time. (B,L,D)

Day 6

CRUISING: LIMASSOL, CYPRUS LIMASSOL Free time. (B,L,D)

Day 7

CRUISING: RHODES, GREECE RHODES Free time. (B,L,D)

Day 8

CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY KUSADASI Visit the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus. (B,L,D)

Day 9

ATHENS–(DISEMBARKATION) After breakfast on board, disembark.
ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes the Acropolis and a picture stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. [LF] Receive a small bottle of Ouzo as a souvenir. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 10

ATHENS Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Departures

# Air Start Date Land Start Date Land End Date Land Only Price Discount Final Departure Code Status

Hotels

# Name Description City Address Rating
1 Zafolia Attractive 7-story Hotel situated near museums, 1 km from Larisis train station & 35 km from El. Venizelos Airport. Athens 87-89 Alexandras Avenue First-Class
CLIA member
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ASTA
IATA
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Dove Travel & Cruises International, Travel Agency, Nashville, TN