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Duration: 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
Location: Athens - Mykonos - Rhodos - Kos - Santorini - Patmos

Day1 – WELCOME TO ATHENS GREECE

Arrival at Athens International Airport, meet & greet by our professional assistant and transfer to your hotel for check in. Free time and at the indicated time (about 19.30 hrs) meet at the lobby of the hotel with our assistant and departure for the Athens by night.
Your evening begins with short panoramic drive through the city center and the slope of the sacred hill. You will be able to see Acropolis illuminated. Continue to Piraeus, the greatest European port and one of the greatest ports of the world in terms of passenger traffic and finally the tour will end at a nice traditional restaurant in Plaka area the old city of Athens.
You will enjoy the dinner with delicious Greek cuisine and the folkloric show.
Return to your hotel for overnight.

Day2 – ATHENS SIGHTSEEING TOUR – ATHENS

After your breakfast, depart at indicated time for your Athens Sightseeing tour including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Our expert guide will take you to see the centre of the city, the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National library. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and have a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. 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 famous Parthenon. Your first taste of Athens would not be complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural building where, at last, the statues have found their home and admire the wonders and architectural masterpieces of the classical era.
Lunch at local restaurant in the center of Athens and return to your hotel at about 16.00 hrs . Remaining of your day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Athens.

Day3 – 4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS CRUISE PIRAEUS – MYKONOS

Breakfast & morning transfer to the port of Piraeus. Embarkation to your cruise ship that will take you first to Mykonos, the island of the international “Jet-Set”, famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and incredible night life. Lunch , dinner and Overnight on board.

Day4 – ON CRUISE KUSADASI – PATMOS

First port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi with the option to visit Ephessus, One of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then we leave for the island Patmos, where participating in an optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery & the Grotto of St. John , where he lived and wrote the Book the Revelation. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Overnight on Board.

Day5 – ON CRUISE – RHODES

This morning you will arrive early at the port of Rhodes, the island of the roses. Participating in one of the optional tours, you can visit the medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Overnight on Board.

Day6 – ON CRUISE – HERAKLION – SANTORINI

First port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Take the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Palace of Knossos, the centre of the Minoan civilization. Then on to the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. The town of Fira’s white washed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes, cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or donkey.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Overnight on Board.

Day7 – PIRAEUS – DEPARTURE

Arrival early morning 06.00 hrs, return to Piraeus, Athens Port . Enjoy your breakfast on board and direct transfer to the Airport for embarkation to your international flight.