Istanbul 2 -Greek Islands and Turkey Cruise 6- Athens 2 nights Tour

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Istanbul and Greek Islands Cruise and Athens Tour

with Louis Cristal Cruise

 

Istanbul 2 nights - Louis Cristal Cruise 6 nights - Athens 2 nights 

 

Itinerary
 

THURSDAY: ISTANBUL
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul


FRIDAY: ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Full day coach tour includes a visit to St.Sophia Museum (except Mondays), the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace (except Tuesdays), Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar (except Sundays). Overnight in Istanbul.


SATURDAY: ISTANBUL / CRUISE / KUSADASI
After breakfast transfer to the port to board your cruise ship. Free day in Istanbul. Sail in the evening for Kusadasi.


SUNDAY: KUSADASI (EPHESUS)

Afternoon arrival in Kusadasi (Ephesus, Turkey). Renowned for its beaches and attractive view of the Aegean, Kusadasi is near to several historical sites including Ephesus, the Temple of Artemis, and the House of the Virgin Mary.


MONDAY: SANTORINI
Arrive this morning in Santorini, and enjoy a full day on this beautiful and unique island (10:00am to 6:30 pm). Known for its breathtaking caldera, Santorini is also famous for its sandy beaches, colorful sunsets, and whitewashed buildings along the sea-cliffs.


TUESDAY: CRETE (AGIOS NIKOLAOS)
In the beautiful town of Agios Nikolaos you will experience the warm Cretan hospitality and have the chance to visit the scenic villages of the prefecture of Lasithi, the monasteries and the famous islet of Spinalonga.


WEDNESDAY: MORNING IN RHODES / AFTERNOON IN SYMI
Early morning arrival in the beautiful island of the Roses. On a hill above the charming town of Lindos rises and ancient Acropolis. Below lies the bay of St. Paul. The crusading knights of St. John left the medival city of Rhodes behind when they were defeated by Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. The presence of the Ottoman Turks is marked with their minarets, mosques and Turkish bath. An optional tour not to be missed. Afternoon arrival in the charming islet of Symi, whose capital resembles a theatrical stage. A stage filled with traditional settlements, mansions and a rich maritime history.


THURSDAY: MORNING IN CHIOS / AFTERNOON IN MYKONOS
Early morning arrival in Chios island, the fifth largest of the Greek islands. Chios, which is allegedly the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Homer and many others, is the most divinely fragrant island of eastern Aegean, with the mastic trees and the vineyards, the well preserved medieval villages and the lovely, secluded, pristine beaches. In the afternoon, arrival at the famous island of Mykonos.
Mykonos is one of the temples of the holiday in the Mediterranean, no other island is also atypical. Cubist houses, typical of the Cycladic architecture, dozens of mills, numerous chapels and long sandy beaches, Mykonos is a delight. Departure at 23:59.


FRIDAY: ATHENS / DISEMBARK CRUISE
Early morning arrival in Lavrios (Athens) port. After breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.


SATURDAY: ATHENS GUIDED CITY TOUR
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens. The striking contrast between breathtaking monuments of a glorious past and modern elegant structures is what you will enjoy during your tour of Athens. Visit the Acropolis,the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens. Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium(site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the Tomb of the unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library. In contrast, conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis museum (closed on Monday’s), a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens. Afternoon at leisure.


SUNDAY: ATHENS / AIRPORT
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport. End of our services

 
What is included?
2 nights hotel accommodation in Istanbul with breakfast
6 nights cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey (all meals included)
2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens with breakfast
Full day Istanbul sightseeing tour
Half day Athens sightseeing tour
All transfers as mentioned
Daily breakfast
Entrance fees, during guided sightseeing
24 hour assistance phone number
All taxes
All domestic taxes.

 

What is not included?
All items of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry, room service, personal insurance etc.).
Optional tours, any tips to staff.
Beverages of any types
Shore excursions on board
Gratuities
Visas to Greece or Turkey (if needed)
International flight tickets.

 

Dates
Starting Dates in 2014:
April: 03, 10, 17, 24
May: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
June: 05, 12, 19, 26
September: 04, 11, 18, 25
October: 02, 09, 16

 
Price of this program will be calculated according to your travel dates, number of participants and category of accommodations/ cabin you would like to stay in.
If you have a certain budget, you can also tell us the approximate amount you would like to spend on this program and then we will try to match the program details per your budget.