11 Day Athens with 7 Day Aegean Cruise

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*Not Included:
Port charges of US $303, optional shore excursions, and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers. As taxis are difficult to find upon disembarkation, we suggest that the departure transfer is pre-booked.

Passengers returning from Athens on Day 11 should select flights that depart no earlier than 2:00 pm.

Your cruise package includes the following excursions: Ancient Ephesus through the Ages (KUS-02), Minoan Palace of Knossos (HER-02), and Spectacular Oia Village (SAN-01). You may purchase additional excursions on board your cruise.

While sailing with Celestyal Cruises, passengers are subject to the cruise line’s Terms & Conditions which can be viewed at: Celestyal Cruise’s Conditions of Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage

Visas are not required for shore excursions to Kusadasi.


Accommodation Details:
Triple rooms/cabins are not available.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. The cruise is a leisurely-paced program, and affordable shore excursions are available locally on board the cruise to enhance your holiday. A local guide will be present for the Athens city tour, however please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Greece
Depart for Greece

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Athens
Arrive in Athens, the classical capital of Greece; transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to discover the ancient wonders of this city known as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy
Overnight: Athens

DAY 3, Sunday - Athens City Tour
The exploration of Athens begins with a panoramic drive through the city center. View the Panathenian Stadium and the ruins of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch, built to celebrate the arrival of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Continue on to visit the Acropolis, the ancient architectural masterpiece built during the Golden Age of Athens and the new Acropolis Museum, a striking modern building built at the base of the monument where many of the original statues from the Acropolis are now displayed. The rest of the day is at leisure. Be sure to walk to Constitution Square, where you might catch a glimpse of the colorfully-costumed Evzone guards, outfitted in the traditional Greek style. Tonight, perhaps walk through the lively Plaka area, the oldest section of Athens, a neighborhood of charming restaurants, shops and sidewalk cafes
Overnight: Athens
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Cruise Embarkation
Enjoy the morning at leisure. Arrive at the pier in the afternoon for embarkation. Embarkation will begin at 2:00 pm. Relax onboard as you set sail at 9:00 pm
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Full Day in Mykonos
At 7:00 am, arrive in the ultra popular and chic jet-set island of Mykonos with its whitewashed houses, iconic windmills and sophisticated town with trendy cafes and boutiques. This evening, find a table at a harborside taverna and gaze at the bustle of Cycladic island life and the gorgeous views. Perhaps visit one of the island’s popular night clubs, or relax at a terrace bar
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Wednesday - Full Day in Milos
At 7:00 am, depart Mykonos and sail to Milos, the southwesternmost island of the Cyclades. Arrive in Milos at 1:00 pm. The day is yours to savor all of the delights on this splendid island - from 80 beautiful beaches with crystal-clear turquoise waters to white-washed Cycladic villages, delectable food, and friendly people. Milos has been endowed with gorgeous landscapes that offer various activities, ranging from hiking to parasailing. Be sure to see the peculiarly shaped rocks on the white sandy beaches, an expression of the island's volcanic activity and the spectacular hidden caves tucked into the landscape. Walk around Plaka, the charming capital, or visit the bustling harbor of Adamantas. The ship sails towards Santorini at midnight
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Thursday - Full Day in Santorini
At 8:00 am, cruise into Santorini's caldera.* Enjoy panoramic views of the Aegean Sea as you drive north to Oia village, built on the caldera rim, famous for its white-washed houses with blue shutters. Free time to explore the marble paved alleys and become acquainted with the characteristic buildings, or relax at a cliffside café
*Due to local conditions, the order of the Santorni sightseeing might be altered. Details will be provided locally by your Cruise Director
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Friday - Full Day in Santorini
Enjoy a full day at leisure on the island. Santorini's harbor, the island's distinctive caldera, was formed thousands of years ago by one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions in history. This event, which created the island's placid harbor, is believed to have led to the demise of the ancient Minoan culture and inspired several Greek myths. Set sail this evening at 11:00 pm
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Full Day in Crete
At 7:00 am, arrive in Crete, largest of the Greek Islands. Enjoy a scenic drive highlighting the proud Venetian heritage of Heraklion, including the Koules Fortress, the Morosini Fountain, and the 10th century Church of St Titus. Then, explore the incredible open-air museum of the great Palace of Knossos, ceremonial and political center of the ancient Minoan civilization and residence of the mythical King Minos. Free time to explore on your own or, join the locals sitting in a café drinking coffee before the ship sails at 8:30 pm
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10, Sunday - Full Day in Kusadasi
Today, arrive at 11:30 am in Kusadasi, Turkey. This splendid city is renowned for its significant historical and religious sites, including ancient Ephesus, one of the most exquisite cities in antiquity. Tour the magnificent archaeological site of Ephesus, home to the Library of Celsus and Fountain of Trajan. Enjoy free time in Kusadasi to explore the shops and cafes before returning to the ship. Set sail at 5:00 pm
Overnight: Aegean Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday - Depart Greece
Arrive at the pier at 9:00 am, disembark your cruise and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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