Athens Escape plus 7-night Eclectic Aegean Cruise
Escape to the blue waters of the Mediterranean to explore Greece and Turkey by land and by sea. Begin and end in legendary Athens—site of Greek mythology, the first Olympians, and epic literature and includes guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide.Embark on a fantastic 7-night Aegean cruise to Istanbul, Turkey. Stroll through Istanbul’s Spice Market, and explore the former city of Constantinople—walking in the footsteps of the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. Cruise to Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and wander around its small, colorful streets, and historical buildings. Hear the legend of Jason and the Argonauts in the Greek coastal city of Volos. Head to Santorini (weather permitting), “The Black Pearl of the Aegean,” for an included excursion to the cliff-top Oia. Return to Athens to visit the Acropolis, see the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, and more during the off season with fewer crowds and lower prices!
Highlights of Athens Escape plus 7-night Eclectic Aegean 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 added to your Vacation Estimate. Gratuities for Cruise Host are included in the Globus price.
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 cruiseNOTESPlease 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.The cruise itinerary for the departures April 8, April 15 & April 22 does not stop in Canakkale, instead the ports of call are as follows – Athens – Istanbul – Kavala – Thessaloniki – Volos – Santorini – Athens. The ship scheduled to depart for the cruise portion of your vacation on these 3 dates is the Celestyal Experience, operated by Celestyal Cruises.
Motorcoach; sea cruise
Headsets on the cruise ship.
Acropolis Athens|Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
Full Buffet breakfast daily; welcome drink in Athens; plus all meals on board daily featuring full à la carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
ATHENS–(EMBARKATION)–CRUISING ATHENS Embarkation. Cruising. (B,D)
CRUISING: ISTANBUL, TURKEY ISTANBUL Free time. (B,L,D)
ISTANBUL ISTANBUL Private cruise on the Bosphorus. Free time to browse around the Spice Market. (B,L,D)
CRUISING: CANAKKALE CANAKKALE Free time to explore. (B,L,D)
CRUISING: THESSALONIKI, GREECE THESSALONIKI Free time. (B,L,D)
CRUISING: VOLOS VOLOS Free time. (B,L,D)
CRUISING: SANTORINI SANTORINI Visit the clifftop village of Oia. (B,L,D)
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)
ATHENS Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|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|