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Ancient Lands Premier summer 2017

Athens, Old Royal Palace, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Arch of Hadrian, Acropolis, Olympic Stadium, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini
8 days
22 July, 2017
Tour Type:
Cruise Rail and Combos

Trace the splendour of great ancient empires, criss-crossing the Aegean Sea from the land of gods and goddesses to the sun-drenched seaside villages of the Cyclades islands. Take a walking tour of the Acropolis, enjoy sundowner views over Little Venice in Mykonos, and soak up the laid-back island vibes of Crete and Santorini.

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Twin Share $154
Single $180
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All prices are quoted in Australian dollars on a per person basis unless stated otherwise. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Prices may vary until full payment is received, please ask your consultant for details. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking. Conditions apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

Day 1
(1 day)
Arrive Athens (2 Nights)
Welcome to Athens. Transfer to your hotel on arrival, then take time to explore this lively city or relax at a café and watch the world go by.
Day 2
(1 day)
Athens Sightseeing
Admire the sights of ancient Athens with your Local Specialist during your morning sightseeing tour, including the Royal Palace, the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch and the Agora where Socrates taught. A walking tour of the Acropolis offers views of the Parthenon. Marvel at the stadium built for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The rest of your day is free for you to explore or shop. This evening, perhaps dine on delicious local specialities at one of the many restaurants.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3
(1 day)
Embark – Mykonos
Board your ship and cruise to the glamorous island of Mykonos and spend time discovering the charming town and enjoy the sunset over Little Venice.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
(1 day)
Kusadasi – Patmos
Arrive early at the bustling port of Kusadasi in Turkey - where there is time to take an Optional Experience to Ephesus. Your cruise continues to Patmos, with an Optional Experience to the cave where the Book of Revelation was written.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
(1 day)
Arrive in Rhodes. Explore the fascinating medieval Old Town or join an Optional Experience to visit Lindos, featuring an acropolis with stunning coastal views.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
(1 day)
Heraklion – Santorini
Wake up in Heraklion on the island of Crete and disembark for your complimentary shore experience visit to the Palace of Knossos. Later continue your cruise to Santorini, a spectacular volcanic island featuring beautiful cliff-top villages with incredible views of the Caldera. Maybe sample a glass of the local vinsanto wine.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
(1 day)
Disembark – Athens
Dock this morning in Athens and transfer to your hotel in Athens. Spend the rest of your day relaxing, sightseeing or shopping for souvenirs.Buffet Breakfast
Day 8
(1 day)
Depart Athens
Say farewell to your newfound friends at the end of a remarkable journey and transfer to the airport for your return flight.Buffet Breakfast



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