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Cruising the Islands of Greece & Turkey

From £2705 for 9 days
Trip Overview
With sunny beaches, ancient ruins, local flavours and spectacular sunsets, this 9-day cruise offers a hearty dose of Greek island life with a splash of Turkish delights. From the idyllic shores of Santorini and Mykonos that attract sun-seeking crowds (for good reason!) to the less-visited island gems hidden within the Cyclades, sail through sparkling waters on a small ship and soak up the salty-sea breeze as you explore charming hill villages and secluded beaches. Visit ancient archaeological sites like Delos and spend a day in Turkey touring the ruins of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis. Add a healthy helping of delicious Greek cuisine and endless opportunity to splash and snorkel off the back of your boat, and you’ve got yourself and unforgettable aquatic adventure through the Aegean.
Essential Info
Starts: Athens
Ends: Athens
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Adventure Cruising
Trip Code: IZSGT
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Greece, Turkey
What's Included

Meals

8 Breakfasts included
4 Lunches included
5 Dinners included

Transport

Small cruise ship,bus

Accommodation

Hotel (1 night),Small cruise ship (7 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Whether you want to revel in the atmosphere of Mykonos or relax on own your private paradise at Manganari Beach, there are plenty of opportunities to soak up the sun

•   Watch the spectacular colours of Santorini’s famous sunset bathe the caldera as you enjoy an evening picnic with fellow travellers – what could be better!

•   Get away of the tourist trail with a stop in Amorgos, where a striking 11th-century monastery built into a cliff offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea

•   Brush up on your history and mythology by touring the important archaeological sites of Delos with local guides

•   Cross into Turkey to tour the ruins of Ephesus and discover the fascinating relics that remain of this vibrant ancient city including the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Where you'll be staying

Galileo

The M/S Galileo is your home at sea in Greece. As a Motor Sailer, the Galileo mostly uses motors for propulsion, reaching a cruising speed of 11 knots, but also has sails for a more romantic option. Built in 2007 and renovated in 2016, the Galileo can accommodate 49 guests in 25 nicely appointed cabins. Traditional wood panelling and trim are found throughout the boat, adding to the old-world charm. We believe in travelling on our stomachs, so the onboard menu reflects typical Greek dishes. And as a smaller ship, the Galileo can dock in smaller ports that larger ships can’t reach, away from the tourist crowds.

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Dates & Availability
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Price
Availability
Departing: 7th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£2,705pp
This price is for a 'lowerDeckStandardTwin' room type
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 7th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£3,225pp
This price is for a 'mainDeckPremiumTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 7th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£3,050pp
This price is for a 'mainDeckTwin' room type
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 7th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£3,485pp
This price is for a 'upperDeckPremiumTwin/Double' room type
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 7th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£2,705pp
This price is for a 'lowerDeckStandardDouble' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 11th Jun 2020
Returning: 19th Jun 2020
£3,485pp
This price is for a 'upperDeckPremiumTwin/Double' room type
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 11th Jun 2020
Returning: 19th Jun 2020
£3,050pp
This price is for a 'mainDeckTwin' room type
G
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 11th Jun 2020
Returning: 19th Jun 2020
£3,225pp
This price is for a 'mainDeckPremiumTwin' room type
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 11th Jun 2020
Returning: 19th Jun 2020
£2,705pp
This price is for a 'lowerDeckStandardTwin' room type
G
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Athens, Greece’s historic capital city. You will be met on arrival at Athens airport and transferred to your hotel. There is a lot to do and see here in one of the world's oldest cities, so you may wish to arrive a few days early to explore. The Archaeological Museum of Athens is highly recommended. There are no activities planned for today, other than an important welcome meeting which will take place at your hotel this evening.
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