JEWELS OF CYCLADES ISLANDS

10 nights/ 11 days
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GALLILEO DECK
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double bed cabin
lounge- dining area
Acropolis- Athens
Poros
Folegandros
Santorini
Paros
Mykonos
Syros
Temple of Poseidon- Sounio
Description

Ports of call: Piraeus,Poros, Folegandros, Santorini, Paros, Mykonos, Syros, Kythnos

Set Departures:
April 19, 26
May 3, 10, 24
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5, 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 20, 27
October 4, 11
Cruise operated by Variety Cruises
Cruise ship: Gallileo

ITINERARY

DAY 1/ WEDNESDAY: ATHENS- ARRIVAL

Arrival at Athens Airport & meet with our local representatives Transfer to your hotel
Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight in Athens

DAY 2/ THURSDAY: ATHENS- CITY TOUR

Breakfast in your hotel, in the morning you will join a SIC tour of Athens including the Acropolis & the new Acropolis museum
Begin with a Panoramic drive of the city visiting the Panathenaic Stadium (modern Olympic Games), the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Evzones in their colourful uniforms, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma)
Continue with a guided tour of the Acropolis, the Propylea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon. Then proceed to the New Acropolis museum for a guided visit
After the end of the tour transfer back to your hotel
Afternoon at leisure Overnight in Athens

DAY 3/ FRIDAY: ATHENS- CRUISE EMBARKATION 

Embarkation at Marina Zea in Athens, between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea

DAY 4/ SATURDAY: FOLEGANDROS ISLAND

Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek taverns. Overnight in Folegandros

DAY 5/ SUNDAY: SANTORINI ISLAND (optional excursion)

Early in the morning depart for Santorini. Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira Optional Excursion to Akrotiti excavations and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia know for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini

DAY 6/ MONDAY: PAROS ISLAND

In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night Overnight in Paros

DAY 7/ TUESDAY: MYKONOS ISLAND (optinal excursion)

Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island Later on, we stop at one of Mykonos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos

DAY 8/ WEDNESDAY: SYROS ISLAND

After a morning swim we will arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros

DAY 9/ THURSDAY: KYTHNOS ISLAND

In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones bay and will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounio, the temple of Poseidon. Captain’s Farewell Dinner and overnight in Marina Zea

DAY 10/ FRIDAY: ATHENS

Disembarkation after breakfast
Meet at the pier with our local representative and transfer to your hotel in Athens
Take the whole day at leisure for your last city walks and shopping
Overnight in Athens

DAY 11/ SATURDAY: ATHENS- DEPARTURE

Breakfast in your hotel and check out
Transfer to Athens International Airport for your departure flight

** The tour may start also on Thursdays by splitting the Athens stays as 1 pre and 2 post cruising

INCLUDED

A. Land portion

  • Accommodation: 3 nights in Athens city , in the selected hotel category, on bb basis (standard room types)
  • Private taxi transfers including meet & assistance
  • Athens Airport- Athens hotel and v.v.
  • Athens hotel- cruise pier and v.v.
  • Organize (SIC) tour: Athens city tour with Acropolis and the New Acropolis museum, including: pick up/ drop off at Athens hotel or near by spot, all transfers with luxury a/c coach, licensed guide, entrance fees

B. Cruise portion

7 NIGHTS- 8 DAYS cruise (JEWELS OF CYCLADES) with VARIETY CRUISES

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and 1 meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek night Evening, fun BBQ, weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day
  • Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability)
  • English-Speaking Cruise Escort

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