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10 Days - Rainbow Spirit Cruise - Athens & Greek Islands

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Discover the Spirit of the Greek Islands in the company of other LGBT travelers . Each day discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters or a glimpse of ancient history. The Harmony V has 25 premium cabins with en suite bathrooms.




Rainbow Spirit Cruise

Athens & Greek Islands 2013
10 days / 09 nights
on board the Mega Yacht Harmony V

Departure Dates: 07 and 21 August 2013

Discover the Spirit of the Greek Islands in the company of other LGBT travelers . Each day discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters or a glimpse of ancient history. The Harmony V has 25 premium cabins with en suite bathrooms.

Day 1 –  (07 or 21 August 2013) Wednesday - Athens
Arrival in Athens.
Meet at the airport by our office’s representative and transfer from the airport to Athens.
Arrival at the hotel. Check-in & settle into the rooms. Balance of the day will be free at leisure.
Overnight in Athens.

Day 2 – (08 or 22 August 2013) Thursday - Athens, Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour including Acropolis and New Acropolis Museum. Organizes Coach Tour with English Speaking Guide
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel for a fascinating tour of the Athens city.
Enjoy a tour of Athens, combining many of the city's principal modern and classical sights.
This tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Drive by the Tomb of the Unkno Soldier in front of the Parliament House in Syntagma Square,  
the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896).
See vistas of the Presidential Residence, government buildings and elegant homes. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library, Omonia Square and the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus.
In addition, we visit the Acropolis with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.
Return to the Hotel.
Evening free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Athens.

Day 3 – (09 or 23 August 2013) Friday - Athens / Marina Zea, Piraeus - Kea

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet at the Hotel at 13:00hr pm by our office’s representative who will transfer you to the Port to join the cruise.2:00-3:00 pm embarkation in Marina Zea, Depart to Cape Sounion for a swimstop and unique sunset drink where you can enjoy the evening and meet your fellow passengers.

Day 4 – (10 or 24 August 2013) Saturday- Delos (anchorage) - Mykonos

Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 5 - (11 or 25 August 2013) Sunday- Mykonos

A full day at the picturesque island of Mykonos in order to explore its unique beaches and world renowned night life.

LGBT Event in Mykonos:

25 May:

XLSIOR MYKONOS is the most exclusive International Gay Leisure Festival, launched in Sept. 2009 on the famous island of Mykonos.
With a strong international dimension, the Festival is welcoming more than 22,000 Gay travelers from all over the world.
You can expect to meet the hottest boys in the world !
XLSIOR has grown fantastically within 3 years as it combines an exclusive holiday destination with a mind-blowing Dance Festival.

The unique Mykonian summer atmosphere with the most beautiful Mediterranean beaches makes you feel on a Gay Paradise enjoying the best Parties and Artists hosted in outstanding venues like nowhere else.

Day 6 - (12 or 26 August 2013) Monday -Santorini

Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional Excursion to a typical Winery and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia know for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 7 – (13 or 27 August 2013) Tuesday- Folegandros

After a refreshing swimstop we arrive in Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.

Day 8 – (14 or 28 August 2013) Wednesday- Poliegos - Milos

Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck.  We later arrive in Milos a truly unique island whose beaches are something completely different than any other Greek Island and beautiful little villages to explore.

Day 9 – (15 or 29 August 2013)  Thursday- Hydra

Morning swimstop before arriving at the islands of Hydra. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port and farewell dinner

Day 10 – (16 or 30 August 2013) Friday- Marina Zea, Piraeus

 Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast. 

Package Price Per Person: 

CAT C (Main Deck, Double bedded Cabins)
CAT B (Main Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins) 2.197
CAT A (Upper Deck,Twin or Double bedded Cabins) 2.380
CAT P (Upper Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins) 2.561
Port Charges


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A/ Land Services and Cruise fares are per person and include
    All Transfers are based on Private deluxe taxi and English Speaking Escort
    Accommodation at Titania Hotel 4* on BB basis / Standard double room
    Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour including Acropolis and New Acropolis Museum, with English Speaking Guide (Organized Coach Tour)
On cruise:
    Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning.
    Half-board: American buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night , fun BBQ (weather permitting)            and Captain’s Dinner.
    Regular (filter) coffee, tea and  still mineral water free all day.
    Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
    Multilingual Cruise Escort.

Not included:
    Beverages (except those mentioned above).
    Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
    Crew tips.
    Passenger personal expenses.

NOT INCLUDED IN CRUISE FARE Such personal expenses as drinks (other than included in the rate), laundry and gratuities, (gratuities are optional but as a rule, satisfied clients are
expected to give to the captain, at the end of the cruise, approximately Euro 8.00-10.00 p/p p/day for distribution among crew members) medical expenses, port taxes, shore excursions (shore excursions are proposed and arranged on board by the tour leaders) expenditures incurred ashore, and anything not mentioned in cruise program.

Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of  Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but Variety Cruises guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.

Life on Board:

The Cruise Experience
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Classical Greece. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.

Safety on the Harmony V
HARMONY V, is a 183 ½ foot-wide Mega yacht was launched in July 2009. The HARMONY V complies with EUROSOLAS safety regulations, ISPS (International Ships Port Safety Code) ISM, (International Safety Management), while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising.

The HARMONY V is a modern Mega yacht with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world.
Life on board will centre around the Bar Lounge and Dining Room at the Main Deck and at the Sun Deck Bar where meals are served “al fresco” depending on the weather and the ship location. The classy dining room and the adjoining cosy bar lounge are surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views of the ports of call It accommodates all guests in one single seating and provides a high standard of cuisine, always with some local flavour. The Sun Deck is the ideal place to bask under the sun, read a good book or just gaze at the scenery.
The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities. Service on board is provided by your Captain, the Cruise Coordinator and your experienced Marine and Hotel crew members. Service will be attentive or unobtrusive according to your requirements and priority is always given to the safety and comfort of passengers. Organised excursions are available for most ports of call and can be pre-booked or reserved 24 hours in advance.

The Cabins on Harmony V
The 25 cabins of the HARMONY V are located on the Main deck (9 cabins) and on the Upper Deck (16 cabins). All cabins are premium and contemporary, decorated with soft colour furnishings. Cabins are comfortable and average size is 135 sq feet. All 16 cabins on the Upper Deck offer flexible bedding configuration, which can be set to offer either two twin beds or a double bed. The 9 cabins at the Main Deck consist of 6 double bedded cabins and of 3 twin bedded cabins (no flexible bedding arrangement).
All cabins offer large windows and en suite bathrooms with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Photos of the Vessel (Harmony V):

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