Best of Greece with 7 Day Aegean Cruise Superior Summer 2019

Tour Type: Cruise or Rail
Brochure Type: Eastern Mediterranean 2019

Abandon your sea legs for the shores of Mykonos, Milos and Santorini, renowned as the most romantic town in Greece with its Venetian architecture and nostalgic Neoclassical mansions.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora
  • VISIT the Acropolis and Museum in Athens, the ancient ruins in Corinth, the Olympic Stadium in Olympia, the home of the Oracle at Delphi and the incredible rock monasteries in Meteora
  • VIEW the Parthenon, the Agora, Royal Palace and Temple of Zeus in Athens, the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius at Epidaurus and the battle site at Thermopylae
  • SEE the Corinth Canal, the Lion Gate and Agamemnon's Palace at Mycenae
Dining Highlights
  • 15 buffet breakfasts
  • 6 cruise lunches
  • 12 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (218) 773-3344 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14385060

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2019
Duration
16 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AthensArrive Athens (2 Nights): Put the 'oh' in opa and embark on an unforgettable exploration of an ancient land of gods and goddesses, myths and legends. Your springboard to your spellbinding holiday is the vibrant capital of Athens, an effortless mix of ancient treasures and modern verve, which you will have an opportunity to explore after being transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception, including a light meal and welcome drink.Welcome Reception
Divani Palace Acropolis/Marriott
Day 2AthensAthens Sightseeing and Free Time: Join your Local Specialist for a guided morning sightseeing tour to the ancient complex that was once the Cradle of Western Civilisation. Along our journey into antiquity, we'll have an opportunity to explore the Acropolis with its treasures. We'll admire the Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena, the Royal Palace, Temple of Zeus and the Agora, once the haunt of Socrates and Plato. 'Dive Into Culture' and see remarkable displays of an ancient world during an included visit to the Acropolis Museum, and see Hadrian's Arch and the stadium where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy on your own. Stroll through the Plaka, people watch in Syntagma Square or go in search of the city's tastiest souvlaki - the choice is yours. Buffet Breakfast
Day 3NafplionAthens - Corinth - Mycenae - Epidaurus - Nafplion: We depart Athens this morning, crossing the mighty Corinth Canal to the wild Peloponnesian Peninsula. Arriving in Corinth, we join a Local Specialist to explore an ancient city that several empires fought over throughout the centuries. We continue to Mycenae, a mighty kingdom of ancient Greece, where we'll see the Beehive Tombs, (the Treasury of Atreus), the Lion Gate and the remains of Agamemnon's Royal Palace, in the company of a Local Specialist. Later, we'll travel to Epidaurus to visit the ancient theatre and view the Sanctuary of Asclepius, the God of Medicine, whose snake-entwined staff remains the symbol of medicine to this day. Arriving in the Venetian town of Nafplion later, we'll dine in our hotel this evening.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Amalia/Ippoliti/Nafplia Palace
Day 4OlympiaNafplion - Olympia: We traverse the Mountains of Arcadia to ancient Olympia, the site of the first Olympic Games held in 776 BC. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals' joining the Karambellas family on their olive and wine farm for a Be My Guest dinner, some traditional dancing and characteristic Greek philoxenia.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Amalia/Europa/Olympia Palace
Day 5DelphiOlympia - Patras - Delphi: We join a Local Specialist this morning to delve into centuries of history. We'll visit the ancient Olympic site, the museum and the ruined remains of the Temples of Zeus and Hera. Leaving Olympia, we skirt the coastline north to Patras, crossing the Gulf of Corinth to mainland Greece before continuing to Delphi, our home for the night.Buffet Breakfast
Amalia/Nafsika Palace/Aegli
Day 6KalambakaDelphi - Thermopylae - Kalambaka: Tread in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, who would descend on the sanctuary of Delphi to consult with the most important oracle in the classical world. Join your Local Specialist and walk the Sacred Way to the 4th-century Temple of Apollo. View the statues immortalising the strength of the athletes who once competed in the Pythian Games, held in honour of Apollo and the Arts. A scenic afternoon drive brings us to Thermopylae, famous for the heroic defence by Leonidas and his brave Spartans against the invading Persians. We cross the lush Thessaly region, the 'bread basket of Greece', the travel over the Pourmaraki Pass towards Kalambaka. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Amalia/Meteora/Grand Meteora
Day 7AthensKalambaka - Meteora - Athens: The UNESCO World Heritage monasteries of Meteora are our first stop today. Join a Local Specialist to visit two of the six Eastern Orthodox monasteries that cling impressively to immense, rounded rock towers overlooking the town. A scenic drive returns us to Athens, where we'll enjoy a rousing Farewell Dinner with our travel companions and reminisce over an incredible journey through Greece.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Divani Palace Acropolis/Marriott
Day 8AthensAthens Free Time - Embark: Spend the day at leisure exploring what was once the Cradle of Western Civilisation, before boarding your cruise ship this evening bound for the Cyclades.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9MykonosMykonos Free Time: Wake up to spellbinding Mykonos - its labyrinthine lanes, lined with white-washed cottages and tumbling cerise bougainvillea, are yours to explore as you soak up the sunshine and laid-back island atmosphere.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10At SeaMykonos - Milos - At Sea: Enjoy some free time in the former home of the famous Venus de Milo to indulge in the mouth-watering watermelon pies of Milos island and soak up the glorious sunshine in the turquoise waters of one of its many beaches.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11SantoriniSantorini Free Time: Indulge in the laid-back island life of Santorini for the next two days. Begin your exploration of the island when you ascend to the cliff-top village of Oia on your complimentary Shore Experience. We return to our ship this evening, where we'll spend the night.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12SantoriniSantorini Free Time: Enjoy another full day on the sun-kissed shores of Santorini to explore its villages, vineyards and beaches. Sit back and enjoy the allure of the Aegean on your terms.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13At SeaSantorini - Heraklion - At Sea: We set sail for the island of Crete and spend the afternoon delving into the island's late Bronze Age heritage during our Complimentary Shore Experience to the Palace of Knossos. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14At SeaKusadasi - At Sea: Disembark at Kusadasi for a complimentary Shore Experience to the ancient city of Ephesus. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 15AthensDisembark - Athens: This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and board a transfer to your hotel.Buffet Breakfast
Divani Palace Acropolis/Crowne Plaza
Day 16Depart AthensDepart Athens: Transfers are provided to the airport for your return flight home. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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