CLASSICAL GREECE

Traditional houses in Plaka area under Acropolis ,Athens,Greece8 Days/ 7 Nights


Day 1 (Friday): Afternoon embarkation at Marina Zea. Sail via Cape Sounion to Kea. Time is yours to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia. Depart in the early hours for the island of Delos, birthplace of the god Apollo. (B/L or D)

Day 2 (Saturday): Delos (anchorage) – Mykonos

Take an optional * morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Sail onto the port of Tourlos in Mykonos, with a swim stop along the way. The rest of the day and night are free for you to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos. (B/L or D)

Day 3 (Sunday): Santorini

Arrive into Santorini at noon, anchoring at Fira. Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Take an optional tour * to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to the beautiful island of Crete. (B/L or D)

Day 4 (Monday): Rethymnon, Crete

Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Take a worthwhile, optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for the island of Kythira. Overnight at sea. (B/L or D)

Day 5 (Tuesday): Kythira

Enjoy a morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a lesser- known island gem amongst the Greek Isles. The evening is yours to explore the picturesque main town, Chora, and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira. (B/L or D)

Day 6 (Wednesday): Monemvassia – Nafplion

Sail onto Monemvassia early this morning. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop along the way. Arrive at Nafplion, where the old quarter’s narrow streets and characteristic period architecture turns on its charm. Overnight in Nafplion. (B/L or D)

Day 7 (Thursday): Nafplion – Hydra or Spetses

Enjoy an optional tour to Mycenae, the walled palace of Agamemnon. Set sail in the afternoon for the island of either Hydra or Spetses, each one unique in that no cars or motorised vehicles are permitted. (B/L or D)

Day 8 (Friday): Marina Zeas (Athens)

Early morning departure for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Disembark after breakfast. (B)

*All optional tours at an additional cost. May be pre-booked prior to departure or in Greece.

 

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