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Insight Vacations

Mediterranean Fables Cruise Standard (Summer 2017)

Greece, Turkey
11 days
18 October, 2017
Tour Type:
Regional Journey

Care-free voyages of discovery around Turkey and the Greek Islands with 8 Days' Premium Cruising.

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Single $230
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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 Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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)
Athens, City of the Gods
You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Later, join your Insight Vacations Representative and fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink.(WR)
Day 2
(1 day)
The Glories of Athens
In the morning, all the glories of Athens are on display during sightseeing. The highlight, of course, is a visit to the Acropolis to admire the Parthenon. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 3
(1 day)
Cruising to Santorini
(Relaxed Start) The morning is at your leisure. In the late afternoon, transfer to the port of Lavrion to board your cruise ship and set sail for the blue waters of the Mediterranean. While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served on board daily. Your cruise includes complimentary soft-drinks, tea and coffee. Once on-board, your drinks package can be upgraded for an additional cost, to include alcohol if you wish.
Day 4
(1 day)
(Relaxed Start) In the morning, awake to the blue waters of the Aegean to arrive at Santorini, famous for its white cuboid houses that cling to the sheer cliffs. Enjoy the day at leisure exploring or simply relaxing on-board or on-shore. In the evening you depart for Izmir.(BB / L / D)
Day 5
(1 day)
Izmir and Ephesus
Disembark at Izmir to journey to the ruined city of Ephesus where your Local Expert will guide you through one of the world's finest archeological sites. In the evening your cruise will continue to Nafplion.(BB / L / D)
Day 6
(1 day)
(Relaxed Start) Cruise through Nafplion, one of the most beautiful town in Argolis, where you have a full day to explore the treasures of Epidaurus and Mycenea. As evening descends, sail along the Peloponnese for your overnight journey.(BB / L / D)
Day 7
(1 day)
Exploring Chania on Crete
(Relaxed Start) Wake up to the picturesque island of Crete, home to the birthplace of Zeus according to the Greek mythology. Start your day with an exploration of Chania, the lively capital of western Crete. In the evening, cruise onto Rhodes.(BB / L / D)
Day 8
(1 day)
(Relaxed Start) Awake as you cruise to the harbour of Rhodes, 'the island of roses' founded by the Ancient Greeks and then chosen by the Crusaders for their fortified headquarters. The day is yours to further explore or unwind as you wish. Late in the afternoon, cruise along the Turkish coast to the town of Çeşme, on the Turkish peninsula.(BB / L / D)
Day 9
(1 day)
Cesme to Mykonos
(Relaxed Start) Enjoy relaxing on the sugar-sand beaches of the Turkish coast and discover the myriads of fountains scattered across the city. In the early afternoon, continue to your next port of call, delightful Mykonos, where you enjoy time at leisure to explore the maze of walkways, whitewashed houses, magnificent windmills and uninhibited nightlife.(BB / L / D)
Day 10
(1 day)
(Relaxed Start) Disembark in the morning and transfer to your hotel where you are at leisure. Relax, shop or bargain in the flea market. Perhaps ask about an optional experience to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion?(BB)
Day 11
(1 day)
Depart Athens
Bid farewell to Athens. Your tour ends with a transfer to the airport.(BB)

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