11 Day Turkey & Greek Islands with 7 Day Cruise

Athens, Istanbul, Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini,

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Price Includes
  • Round trip flights NYC-Athens
  • Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Athens
  • 7 nights sea cruise on [M/V Cristal]
  • All transfers
  • 23 meals: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1:  Tuesday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Greece. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey.
DAY 2: Wednesday - Arrive in Athens
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
DAY 3: Thursday - Athens City Tour
Your morning tour of Athens includes visits to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Panathenian Stadium, the ruins of the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis. This afternoon, explore Athens independently. ( B )
DAY 4: Friday - Embark Cruise
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Athens. At Constitution Square, perhaps catch a glimpse of the colorfully-costumed Evzone guards, outfitted in the traditional Greek style. See the Ancient Agora with its impressive temples and public buildings or walk through the old Plaka district. This afternoon transfer to the port in Piraeus (Athens) for embarkation. The ship sails at 6:00 pm. Sail overnight to Istanbul. ( B, L, D )
DAY 5: Saturday - Afternoon in Istanbul
Relax on board today as you cruise the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Arrive to Istanbul at 4 pm. The ship will remain moored in Istanbul overnight. ( B, L, D )
DAY 6: Sunday - Day at Leisure in Istanbul, Sail to Mykonos
Enjoy the day at leisure in Istanbul, the only city in the world spanning two continents and the cultural and financial center of Turkey. Take an optional tour to explore the city or just spend the day exploring the city on your own. Sail for Mykonos at 7:00 pm. ( B, L, D )
DAY 7: Monday - Afternoon in Mykonos
Afternoon and evening at leisure in Mykonos. Aside from Mykonos` landmark windmills and whitewashed homes, the island is most famous for its unique architecture, particularly the Paraportiani (molded) church, first begun in 1475, and Delos, one of Greece`s oldest archaeological sites. Sail for Patmos at midnight. ( B, L, D )
DAY 8: Tuesday - Morning in Patmos, Afternoon in Kusadasi
Enjoy breakfast on board and the morning at leisure in Patmos (Greece) from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Afternoon at leisure in Kusadasi (Ephesus, Turkey) from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 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. Next, Sail to Rhodes. ( B, L, D )
DAY 9: Wednesday - Full Day in Rhodes
Enjoy a full-day at leisure on the island of Rhodes (Greece) from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, the largest island of the Dodecanese archipelago. Explore the island`s medieval Old Town, preserved in and around the walls of a Venetian castle, built by the 14th century Knights of St. John. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the citadel of Rhodes is located at the far northern end of the island and is considered one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean. Cruise in the early evening to Heraklion. ( B, L, D )
DAY 10: Thursday - Morning in Crete, Afternoon in Sant
Arrive this morning in Agios Nikolaos (Crete, Greece) at 7:00 am. Take a half-day tracing the footsteps of the artist El Greco on this once pirate-laden island, independently. At noon, cruise to Santorini, and enjoy an evening on Santorini Island from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, an island known throughout the world for its sandy beaches, colorful sunsets, and whitewashed buildings along the sea-cliffs. ( B, L, D )
DAY 11: Friday - Disembark Cruise
Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the USA. ( B )
Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :

Notes

  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Stanley Hotel Athens is included when you select an Inside Cabin. Amalia Hotel is included when you select a Standard Outside Cabin. Royal Olympic Hotel is included when you select a Superior or Deluxe Outside Cabin. Choose your cabin category and hotel in Athens above in the "Select Your Cabin Category.
  • US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.
Not Included
Airport taxes and fees Shore excursions, and gratuities
Port taxes of $222

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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