8 Day/7 Nights
Day 1: Depart Athens (Lavrion)
Day 2: First stop, Istanbul, home to Byzantine and Ottoman architectural jewels such as Hagia Sofia, the Greek Patriarchate, Sultanahmet Square and the incredible Grand Bazaar.
Day 3: Sail to the white sand beaches of quiet Kusadasi near Ancient Ephesus, where you can visit the House of the Virgin Mary, beautiful Sirince Village and the thrilling metropolis of Izmir.
Day 4: Spend the following day in Santorini, whose majestic volcanic cliffs tower above the Aegean.
Day 5: Sail overnight to the pretty Cretan town of Agios Nikolaos. Crete is easy to love and hard to leave!
Day 6: Continue sailing onto Rhodes, where you may explore the Palace of the Grand Masters in the old walled city of Rhodes, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a trip to the ancient Acropolis of Lindos, and walk in the Citadel of the Knights.
Sail onto the charming island of Symi, a protected architectural site since the 1970’s.
Day 7: How about breakfast in the fragrant island of Chios before finally anchoring at Mykonos, and stroll the enchanting cobbled alleys down to “Little Venice” on the island.
Day 8: Arrive Athens (Lavrion), 6 am