Classical Greece With Idyllic Aegean 7-Night Cruise

12/11/2019 through 09/23/2020
12/11/2019 through 10/11/2020
Globus

Ancient ruins, stunning scenery, lots of sunshine, marvellous beaches, the Greek Islands, the crystal-clear Aegean Sea, and tasty cuisine…this is Greece, and on this Greece vacation, you’ll experience all of this and more!

History comes alive on your guided tour of Greece’s ancient sights. Visit the Acropolis, dating back to the 5th century BC; Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC; ancient Corinth, dating back to the 8th century BC; the Beehive Tomb and Lion Gate in Mycenae; the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theatre in Epidaurus; Thermopylae, where the battle between the Greeks and Persians took place in 480 BC; Delphi, where you’ll hear about the Oracle; and more.

Globus has also included some traditional experiences for you to get a true sense of Greek life. Enjoy a cooking demonstration where you’ll learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. Also, enjoy a dance lesson, where you’ll learn how to dance the sirtaki.

Embark on a 7-night cruise on the Aegean Sea cruising to some of the world’s most beautiful islands world as well as Ephesus in Turkey. Visit Kusadasi and the Greek, Roman and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus in Turkey; explore the old town in Rhodes and visit the fabulous Temple of Athena in Lindos; Heraklion on Crete; Santorini (weather permitting), still an active volcano offering one of the world’s most breath-taking panoramas; Milos, the “Island of Colors” and Mykonos, Greece’s most famous jet-set island with its seafront village, sandy beaches, and whitewashed houses.

From the picturesque fishing villages and stunning islands to ancient historic sights, this is a vacation of a lifetime!

Included Features:

ATHENS
Welcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis

CORINTH
Guided visit

MYCENAE
Guided visit of the excavations and museum

EPIDAURUS
Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theater

OLYMPIA
Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; [LF] learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer

DELPHI
Guided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; [LF] learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of Ouzo

METEORA AREA
Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries

THERMOPYLAE
Guided visit

CRUISING
7-night cruise to Athens, Kusadasi (Turkey), Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos

CRUISE DETAILS:

  • Rotation of ports of call may vary for congestion reasons at certain ports with or without prior notice.
  • Cabin categories: Inside cabin (category IB) Outside cabin (category XB)
  • 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.
  • Please ask your Travel Consultant for cruise ship details. At time of printing, the ship scheduled to depart for the cruise portion of your vacation is the Celestyal Crystal, operated by Celestyal Cruises. Certain departures may be operated by other Celestyal Cruises ships of similar standard.

Itinerary

Day 1 Athens, Greece
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Day 2 Athens
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Day 3 Athens – Corinth – Mycenae – Epidaurus – Nauplia
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Day 4 Nauplia – Olympia
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Day 5 Olympia – Patras – Delphi
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Day 6 Delphi – Meteora Area
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Day 7 Meteora Area – Thermopylae – Athens
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Day 8 Athens – Piraeus (Embarkation) – Mykonos
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Day 9 Kusadasi, Turkey
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Day 10 Rhodes
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Day 11 Heraklion, Crete
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Day 12 Santorini
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Day 13 Milos – Mykonos
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Day 14 At Leisure On Mykonos
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Day 15 Piraeus (Disembarkation) – Athens
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Day 16 Athens
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