Iconic Aegean with 4-Night Cruise
Looking for a vacation to Greece that includes sightseeing, sailing, learning, lounging, discovering, and dancing? Eureka, this is it! Just as the Greek mathematician Archimedes shouted this exclamation after his great discovery, so will you as you float through the ancient ruins of Athens and then set sail for a 4-night Aegean Sea cruise to the historic coast of Turkey and the sunny Greek Isles. In between poolside chilling, you’ll discover the hottest sights of the Greek Islands—the towering windmills of Mykonos, the fortress-lined Old Town of Rhodes, Crete’s Bronze Age settlement of Knossos, and Santorini’s serene whitewashed and blue-roofed villages. Get ready for ruins and resorts, baklava and beaches, and ouzo and oodles of fun on this relaxing land and cruise tour of gorgeous Greece.
Highlights of Iconic Aegean with 4-Night Cruise
Price Details US
Port Taxes $159 & Gratuities $40 to service personnel on board the ship are not included but are additional and mandatory. These fees will be added to your Vacation Estimate. Gratuities for Cruise Host are included in the Globus price.A fuel surcharge of $32 per person has been implemented by Celestyal Cruises for bookings made October 3, 2022 onward traveling on 2023 sailings.
6 guests in a party: $156*18 guests in a party: $38*
We’ve packed everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels and dining to the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides (with headsets to hear every word), to seamless transportation between destinations and VIP access to the world’s most iconic sites! Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi.
Welcome drink in Athens; full buffet breakfast in Athens and full à-la-carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners while cruising
ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Globus Host and travel companions for a welcome drink.
ATHENS Marvels & Myths ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)TOUR HIGHLIGHTHISTORIC SPOTS Explore the heart of Ancient Greece, in the historic empire where 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, never fail to amaze! See the Panathenaic Stadium one of the venues for the first modern Olympic Games.
ATHENS (EMBARKATION)–MYKONOS Beyond the Shore ATHENS Embark on your Greek Islands cruise.MYKONOS Enjoy free time to explore. (B,L,D)FREE TIME TIPSEXPLORE MORE Your dreams of the Greek Islands come true with free time in Mykonos. This Aegean paradise of pristine waters and beaches, mixed with a lively nightlife scene is only made brighter by the iconic 16th-century windmills that dot the hillside above.
CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY–PATMOS, GREECE Turkish Treasures KUSADASI Visit the excavations of Ephesus.PATMOS Afternoon call. (B,L,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTHISTORIC SPOT Pull into port in Turkey to explore the fascinating Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus - one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world – with the historic ruins of the Library of Celsus, the Basilica of St. John, and the Temple of Artemis.
CRUISING: RHODES Blue Heaven RHODES Enjoy a full day in port. Join a guided sightseeing of the Acropolis of Lindos. (B,L,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTHISTORIC SIGHTS Rhodes is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, in addition to its gorgeous beaches, you’ll see the fascinating archaeological ruins of the legendary Lindos Acropolis – standing over 100 meters above the sea.
CRUISING: HERAKLION, CRETE–SANTORINI Sun, Sea & Sand HERAKLION Enjoy free time to explore.SANTORINI Afternoon call (weather permitting). (B,L,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTNATURAL WONDERS The largest island in Greece, Crete captures all the wonder you have imagined a Greek island to be – a brilliant landscape of ancient ruins, lively sidewalks, and stunning beaches.
ATHENS (DISEMBARKATION) Capital Ideas ATHENS Disembark your ship for a free day in Athens. (B)FREE TIME TIPSEXPLORE MORE There are countless ways to enjoy free time in the birthplace of democracy, arts, science, and the philosophy of western civilization! Explore the urban landscapes and lively restaurants in this historic capital and enjoy the sunny slopes of this iconic city. Stroll in the shadow of the Acropolis in the village atmosphere of Plaka. Walk along the narrow cobblestone streets to browse jewelry stores and ceramics shops, then linger in a sidewalk café or taverna to celebrate your Greek adventure.
ATHENS Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|1||Stanley Hotel||Located in Athens city center and just few steps away from Metaxourgeio Metro Station, this hotel offers 380 air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, and a balcony. The hotel features a roof garden with a nice pool area, an open-air lounge bar and a restaurant, from where guests can also enjoy lovely views of the Acropolis, Mount Lycabettus and the Saronic Gulf. Among its amenities you can also find a well-equipped fitness center and a sauna. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout.||Athens||1 Odysseos St, at Karaiskaki Square||Superior First-Class|