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Set off on a voyage of discovery to the cradle of ancient Greek civilization, Athens, and enjoy the picture-postcard beauty of the surrounding islands on board a luxury high-end yacht Harmony V.
City:
Athens, Mykonos, Santorini
Duration:
10 days
Type:
4-star cruise
From:
$3,490
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Athens

Arrival in Athens. Transfer to  the hotel, check-in and free evening to enjoy Greek capital on your own.

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Day 2
Athens City Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing tour of Athens highlights including Constitution Square, the Presidential Palace, the Panatheinac Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and more. Overnight in your cozy hotel.

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Day 3
Departure from Marina Zeas (Piraeus) & Trip to Kea

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the port where you embark your luxurious yacht Harmony V for a full day of cruising ahead.

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Day 4
Optional Delos Tour & Trip to Mykonos

Day of cruising and optional tour of Delos - one of the most outstanding mythological and archeological sites in Greece.

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Day 5
Trip to Santorini

In the afternoon you arrive at Santorini - Greece's tourist mecca. You have a chance to explore the island for several hours or take one of our optional tours. Return to the yacht in the evening

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Day 6
Visit to Crete & Optional Tour to Knossos

In the morning you arrive at Crete. Enjoy free time or take our optional tour to Knossos - place famous for its legendary Palace of Knossos and the myth of the Minotaur. Return to the yacht in the evening.

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Day 7
Trip to Kythira

In the morning you arrive at Kythira - the island that is considered to be the birthplace of Aphrodite. Free time on the island and return to the yacht in the evening.

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Day 8
Trip to Monemvasia & Nafplion

In the morning you arrive at Monemvasia - a small island with an impressive town that was carved on the back side of a sea rock. After some free time here you continue sailing on to Nafplion. Upon arrival you have free time to enjoy the beautiful town of Nafplion. Return to the yacht in the evening.

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Day 9
Optional Tour to Mycenae & Visit to Hydra or Spetses

In the morning you are invited to join an optional tour to Mycenae. In the afternoon your yacht heads to the islands of Hydra or Spetses. Free time on the isles and return to the yacht in the evening.

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Day 10
Departure from Marina Zeas

In the morning you arrive at Marina Zea. This is the final destination of your Greek adventure. After disembarkation your driver transfers you to the Athens airport for your flight home.

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Price

$4,490
Deposit $898
Category A Cabin
Based on double occupancy
$3,990
Deposit $798
Category B Cabin
Based on double occupancy
$3,490
Deposit $698
Category C Cabin
Based on double occupancy
$4,990
Deposit $998
Category P Cabin
Based on double occupancy

What's included

ATHENS PART:

  • Accomodation at remarkable hotel in Athens;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Private sightseeing tour with professional English-speaking guide;
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with a private driver.

CRUISE PART:

  • Accommodation on board the Harmony V yacht;
  • Half-board with buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening, BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner;
  • Complementary coffee, tea and drinking water;
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability);
  • Multilingual Cruise Escort.

Not included: international airfares, visas, port charges, shore excursions, Wi-Fi (available at charge), tips and all personal expenses. 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Athens

Welcome to the historical capital of the entire Europe - Athens! Your driver meets you at the airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfers you to the hotel for check-in.The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring an exhilarating Greek capital on your own, dine in a local restaurant and take a good rest to overcome a jet lag.Overnight in your hotel in Athens.

Day 2: Athens City Tour

Following breakfast you enjoy a sightseeing tour around the most outstanding Athens attractions, including Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, the National Library, the Presidential Palace, the Panatheinac Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch.Then you visit the world-renowned Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon - one of the world's greatest cultural monuments that is regarded an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, Athenian democracy and western civilization. After the tour you are free to spend the rest of the day at your leisure. 

Overnight in your hotel in Athens.

Optional Athens Food Tour: We invite you on a specially prepared gastronomical walking tour of Athens to taste the most mouth-watering specialties of the Greek cuisine. Your guide will take you through the aromatic fruit and spice stalls, colorful and enticing delicatessens, tempting bakeries, sweet shops and the famous food market of Athens. Along the way your guide will give you a deep insight into the unique culinary heritage of Greece and the Mediterranean region.

Day 3: Departure from Marina Zeas (Piraeus) & Trip to Kea

Following breakfast at your hotel you are transferred to the Port of Piraeus where you will board your luxurious yacht Harmony V. In the afternoon you depart from Marina Zea and sail via picturesque Cape Sounion to the island of Kea that is famous for its exceptional beaches and beautiful landscapes. You have some free time to explore Kea on your own.Later you return on board and continue cruising. Overnight on board.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

Day 4: Optional Delos Tour & Trip to Mykonos

In the morning you are invited for an optional tour to the magnificent island of Delos - one of the most outstanding mythological and archeological sites in Greece. This island has a lot of interesting places to discover, including the Archeological Museum of Delos, the Sacred Lake and the Terrace of the Lions. Later your yacht heads to the port of Tourlos in Mykonos. Along the way you will take a swim stop to enjoy the warm waters of the Aegean Sea.The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy Mykonos on your own. Overnight on board.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 5: Trip to Santorini

In the afternoon you arrive at one of the most famous Greek islands, Santorini, that was created by an enormous volcanic explosion about 3,500 years ago.You have the great opportunity to explore the picture-postcard sceneries, beautiful villages and historical attractions of the island either on your own or in a company of a private guide (optional). Later you return to your yacht and spend night on board sailing to Crete.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 6: Visit to Crete & Optional Tour to Knossos

In the morning your yacht arrives at Crete and anchors at the lovely port of Rethymnon. This charming city alone is worth a visit, however, you are also invited to join an optional tour to Knossos - one of the Europe's oldest cities that is famous for its legendary Palace of Knossos and the myth of the Minotaur. After the tour you return to your yacht and continue cruising. Overnight on board.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 7: Trip to Kythira

In the morning you enjoy a swim stop before your afternoon arrival to Kythira. This island is considered to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. You have some free time to explore the magnificent sceneries of Kythira that provide one of the most romantic views in Greece.You also have an opportunity to visit the capital town of the island, Chora, that is abundant in charming narrow streets with whitewashed houses and numerous examples of a vivid Venetian architecture. In the evening you return to your yacht and spend night on board.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 8: Trip to Monemvasia & Nafplion

In the morning you arrive at Monemvasia - a small island with an impressive town that was carved on the back side of a sea rock in the Medieval times. In the past the only way to get to the island was by boat, until recently there has been constructed the single causeway that connected Monemvasia with the mainland. After exploring this fantastic Medieval destination you depart for Nafplion and have a short swim stop along the way. Upon arrival you spend the rest of the evening at your leisure, so you can walk along the beautiful city streets enjoying the gems of traditional Greek architecture, or try some finger-licking dishes of delicious Mediterranean cuisine. In the evening you return to your yacht and spend night on board.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 9: Optional Tour to Mycenae & Visit to Hydra or Spetses

In the morning you are invited to join an optional tour to Mycenae - the cradle of the ancient civilization that dominated mainland Greece, the Aegean islands and Asia Minor. During the tour you will explore all major city highlights, including the Lion Gate and Cyclopian Walls. In the afternoon your yacht heads to the islands of Hydra or Spetses. Both of these islands provide excellent beaches, authentic atmosphere and unspoiled nature. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring this picturesue destination. Later you return to your yacht and spend night on board.

Breakfast and lunch (or dinner) are included.

Day 10: Departure from Marina Zeas

In the morning you return to Marina Zea, where your amazing Greek adventure finishes. After disembarkation your driver transfers you to the Athens airport for your flight home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

ATHENS PART:

  • Accomodation at remarkable hotel in Athens;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Private sightseeing tour with professional English-speaking guide;
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with a private driver.

CRUISE PART:

  • Accommodation on board the Harmony V yacht;
  • Half-board with buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening, BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner;
  • Complementary coffee, tea and drinking water;
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability);
  • Multilingual Cruise Escort.

Not included: international airfares, visas, port charges, shore excursions, Wi-Fi (available at charge), tips and all personal expenses. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Package type Price
Category A Cabin

Based on double occupancy

$4,490
Deposit $898
Category B Cabin

Based on double occupancy

$3,990
Deposit $798
Category C Cabin

Based on double occupancy

$3,490
Deposit $698
Category P Cabin

Based on double occupancy

$4,990
Deposit $998