Athens & Island Hopping

Day 01, Monday Arrival in Athens
On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by private vehicle. 
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens
Day 02, Tuesday Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning half day Athens sightseeing tour.  This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.
Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). 
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon.
Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The Acropolis museum.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens
Day 03, Wednesday Athens / Mykonos
In the morning transfer to Athens airport (to take a flight) or port (to take a regular ferry) to Mykonos island.  
Upon arrival on the island, pick up at the airport/port and transfer to hotel for check in. 
In the afternoon half day sightseeing tour of Delos archaeological site and Mykonos island. 
Overnight at hotel
Day 04, Thursday Mykonos
Day at leisure in Mykonos. 
Overnight at hotel
Day 05, Friday Mykonos / Kusadasi
Day at leisure in Mykonos. 
At night, transfer to cruise port to embark on Celestyal Cruise Ship which departs the island at 11pm towards Kusadasi/ Turkey. 
Overnight on board

Day 06, Saturday Kusadasi / Patmos
Early morning arrival in Kusadasi Port in Turkey.

You will have Ephesus tour included in your cruise program.

Built 3,000 years ago, Ephesus shaped the history of Greek, Turkish and Christian civilizations from its privileged location, chosen (according to legend) by the oracle of Delphi.

A site of pilgrimage, due to its proximity to the Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Wonders of the World) and the presence of major Christian figures (the apostles Paul and John and the Virgin Mary) within the city walls, Ephesus is currently one of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the Mediterranean

As we explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site you will have the opportunity to breathe in the centuries of cultural effervescence, visible in the Ephesus Agora, Odeon, the Houses of the Patricians, the beautiful Temple of Hadrian and the astonishing Library of Celsus.

Departure from Kusadasi at 1pm towards Patmos island with estimated arrival at 4.30pm. You will have 5 hours of free time on Patmos island till the departure of the cruise at 9.30pm.
Overnight on board.

Day 07, Sunday Heraklion / Santorini
Early morning arrival in city of Heraklion on Crete island.

A half day tour of Knossos Palace is included in your cruise program. As we venture into the incredible open-air museum of the Palace of Knossos, our bus tour will take you along the proud Venetian heritage of Heraklion - the Koules Fortress (the stronghold overlooking the Heraklion harbour), the Venetian Loggia (the 17th century administrative and social center), the harmonious Morozini fountain and the 10th century Church of St. Titus. As you explore the Palace of Knossos, considered Europe’s oldest city, you are entering and experiencing the incredible world of the legendary Minoan civilization.

After the visit, enjoy free time to savour the beauty and uniqueness of Crete’s largest city (and the fourth largest in Greece) till the departure of the ship at 12pm towards Santorini with estimated arrival at 4.30 pm.

Upon arrival in Santorini, pick up from the port and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in hotel.

Day 08, Monday Santorini
Free day on this enchanting island to enjoy its breathtaking views, sizzling black sandy beaches and dazzling sunsets.
Overnight in hotel
Day 09, Tuesday Santorini
Full day island tour including Akrotiri site, wine tasting in a local winery. 
Overnight in hotel 
Day 10, Wednesday Return to Athens
Morning transfer to Santorini airport for flight back to Athens. On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your selected hotel by your private vehicle in Athens. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens
Day 11, Thursday Flight back home Athens to Airport
After breakfast, you will be met by our assistant and transferred to the airport for your return flight.
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