12 Days - Mainland and 07 days Yacht Cruising
Day 01 (Monday): Athens
Arrival in Athens. Meet at the airport by our office’s representative to transfer you from the airport to your hotel in Athens.
Arrival at the Hotel. Check-in & settle into the rooms. Balance of the day will be free at leisure.
Overnight in Athens.
Day 02 (Tuesday): Morning Athens Sightseeing Coach Tour including New Acropolis Museum.
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.
Our tour will end with a visit to the Acropolis Museum. The new Acropolis Museum is a whole nation’s duty to its own cultural heritage! The tour in it is a journey to the history and the Greek ‘soul’ where the Aesthetics of Logic, the Ethics of Freedom and the Rationality of Beauty, are all fused together and carved in stone for eternity.
Return to the Hotel.
Evening free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Athens.
Day 03 (Wednesday): Delpi
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Athens to start your luxury coach tour to Delphi.
The scenery on the way to the Sanctuary of Delphi, it starts to dry transformer of, imposing and majestic mountains, passing through the area of the tragic Thebes, to the slopes of Mount Parnassus, after Arahova. Under the two giant boulders, the Fedriades, impresionannte on a cliff of Mount Parnassus, was founded in the famous ancient oracle of Delphi, where he was worshiped Apollo, god of harmony and music, keeper of the sacred laws of Zeus. Para old, Delphi was the center of the world, the "navel" of the soon Tierra. Desde the Delphic Oracle acquired great influence throughout the known world of those predictions tiempos.Los the priestess of Apollo, whose name was Pitio , greatly influenced individual decisions and sometimes had a tremendous impact on the history of cities and states of antiquity. God spoke through her in a language incomprehensible to listen and interpret the priestesses. We walk the Sacred Way leading up to the temple of Apollo and was decorated with countless offerings of Greek and foreign cities, as well as statues, dedicated to the god of cities, treasures to hold the offerings in the form of small temples. It also visit one of the most important buildings are located on the Via Sacra, the Treasury of the Athenians. We see the second largest sanctuary of Delphi, was dedicated to Athena Pronaia.
Visit the Museum of Delphi, one of the most important museums in Greece, home to the findings in the region. The lobby features an omphalos (navel) stone of the Roman period and parts of a frieze with scenes of the exploits of Hercules . Of the pieces that we know will be recorded in the memory a statue of the "Bronze Charioteer," the young alleged driver of the carriage of the sun, Iniohos.
Lunch at a traditional tavern in Delphi.
Day 04 (Thursday): Athens
Day at leisure. We suggest you visit the modern market of Athens, or have a coffee at the various coffee shops in the elite Kolonaki area. For culture lovers, a solitary early morning or afternoon walk through Ancient Agora, leafing through a booklet-guide, may prove unforgettable.
Day 05 (Friday): Kea
Marina Zea, Piraeus – Kea
Meet at the Hotel at 13:00hr pm. We will transfer you to the Port to start your unforgettable yacht cruise.
2:00-3:00 pm embarkation in Marina Zea, Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Time at leisure to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.
Day 06 (Saturday): Delos & Mykonos
Delos (anchorage) – Mykonos
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Tourlos in Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 07 (Sunday): Santorini
Noon arrival in Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.
Day 08 (Monday): Rethymno (Crete)
Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Over night at sea.
Day 09 (Tuesday): Kythira
Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favourite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kithyra.
Day 10 (Wednesday): Monemvassia & Nafplion
Monemvassia – Nafplion
Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 11 (Thursday): Nafplion & Hydra
Nafplion – Hydra
Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the island of Hydra. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.
Day 12 (Friday): Athens
Marina Zea, Piraeus
After breakfast, it is time for you to bid farewell to your fellow passengers and to your crew and disembark.
Return transfer to the Airport.
- 4 nights Hotel accommodation in Athens on Bed and Breakfast Basis
- All Transfers as mentioned in the above program are operated by private taxis.
- All tours are operated by deluxe coaches with guide.
- Full day tour to Delphi with lunch, based on professional guide
- Entrance Fees , as per the above mentioned program
- Service Charges
- Local taxes
- 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.(7 meals)
- Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day.
- Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
- Multilingual Cruise Escort
- Tips to Guides & Drivers
- Any personal nature expenses
- Any services which are NOT mentioned in the above program
- Beverages (except those mentioned above)
- Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
- Crew tips