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#300 | 7 Day Athens and Jewels of the Aegean | Foreign Independent Tours - FIT Tours
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7 Day Athens and Jewels of the Aegean
Athens, Turkey, Crete and the Greek Isles
Land and Cruise

Package #300

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
  • 2 nights in Athens at the Polis Grand Hotel, including breakfast.

  • 4-night cruise to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini on board the m/s Cristal, operated by Louis Cruise Lines.

  • Inside Cabin (IB). Cabin Upgrades Available

  • Full a-la-carte breakfast, lunches, and dinners while cruising.

  • Airport Transfers included.

  • Assistance available throughout the cruise.
  • HOTELS USED
    Athens, Greece
    Polis Grand Hotel
    Athens to Athens
    m/s Cristal
    NOT INCLUDED

    Airfare: International or Domestic unless otherwise indicated.
    We can offer airfare from the airport closest to you. Ask your Destination Specialist.

  • Shore Excursions (purchased on board).
  • Port Taxes $155
  • OPTIONS FOR YOUR TRIP

  • Shore Excursions (Purchased locally on board)
  • ITINERARY
    This is an Escorted Tour.
    DAY 01: SAT - Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met and assisted at the airport then transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Athens.

    DAY 02: SUN - After breakfast, explore Athens visiting the Acropolis site and museum. Observe what makes Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides take you to see the city center, Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, and the National Library. Drive down Herod Atticus Street to see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. See Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis, visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. Conclude your visit at the New Acropolis Museum. Balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Athens. (B)

    DAY 03: MON - After breakfast, you will be transferred to Piraeus Port to board your cruise ship. First stop is Mykonos: the island of the international "Jet Set" and famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and incredible night life. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)

    DAY 04: TUE - Today visit the Turkish port of Kusadasi with the option to visit Ephessus; one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Continue to Patmos Island. Here you will have the option to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and wrote the Book of Revelation. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)

    DAY 05: WED - Arrive early this morning in Rhodes, the island of roses. Here you will have the option to visit the medieval city and famous Acropolis of Lindos. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)

    DAY 06: THU - Today's port is Heraklion in Crete. You will have the option to tour the Palace of Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization. Continue to the breathtaking island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. The town of Fira's whitewashed houses, narrow streets, and open-air cafes cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or donkey. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)

    DAY 07: FRI - After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)