Athens - 4 Night Cruise

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Traditional houses and windmill by night, Santorini island sunset
Package rate per person in double room during low season From 855

This package includes an itinerary ideally suited for those looking to discover Greece’s beautiful landscape while immersing themselves in the country's history. Your journey begins in the cosmopolitan capital of Greece which juxtaposes modern urban architecture with monuments from days long past. The half day tour will give you the opportunity to visit the marvel that is Acropolis, an ancient temple perched splendidly above the city. Your exploration continues with an amazing 4 night cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey.

First stop is Mykonos, an island encompassing the Cycladic spirit with whitewashed houses and windmills. The nightlife alone is a source of attraction for visitors from all round the globe. You will then be transported to Kusadasi, one of Turkey's principle holiday resorts and make an excursion to ancient Ephesus. The comes Patmos, a place of incredible religious importance due to the years John the Revelator spent on the island. Continuing south, you reach Rhodes, the place of the strong contrasts between medieval monuments and traditional elements and lacy beaches next to pine covered mountains. Next stop is Heraklion, the largest city in Crete, where you can experience the traditional Cretan lifestyle, the indescribable delicacies found only on the island and the warm hospitality of the locals. The final stop of your cruise before returning to Athens is Santorini, the most popular island in all of Greece.

Arrival in Athens: Every Saturday (April - October)

  • 2 nights accommodation in Athens
  • Athens Half-Day city tour including the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum
  • 4-Night Iconic Aegean Cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey by Celestyal Cruises, including a standard inside cabin cat. IA' on Celestyal Olympia (cabin upgrade is possible at extra cost), 2 shore excursions, full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), beverage package and shuttle bus to Mykonos town
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
  • Meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • VAT for all services

 

Not included:

  • International flight tickets to/from Athens
  • Personal expenses
  • Port taxes & gratuities on Celestyal cruise
  • Cruise supplement according to seasonality
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Stayover hotel tax (paid directly to the hotel)

     

 

Optional: You can upgrade the Athens' sightseeing group tour into a private service, at additional cost.

 

 

  • Saturday – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Sunday – Athens sightseeing
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
  • Overnight: Athens
  • Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Embark on cruise and visit Mykonos
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our minibus or taxi driver to embark on your cruise ship. Afternoon free on Mykonos island.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Tuesday – Visit Kusadasi & Patmos
    Morning arrival at the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with a shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02). Then on to the island of Patmos, famous for its Monastery, the Grotto of St. John and the Cave of the Apocalypse (optional excursion available).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday – Visit Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with Medieval Tour - Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday – Visit Crete (Heraklion) & Santorini
    Visit the island of Crete with an optional excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the first European civilization. Then on to the volcanic island of Santorini (optional excursion available), believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Friday– Return to Athens and departure
    Upon disembarkation (after a fulfilling breakfast), you will be met by our assistant and transferred by our minibus or taxi driver to the airport for your return flight home.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Saturday – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Sunday – Athens sightseeing
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
  • Overnight: Athens
  • Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Embark on cruise and visit Mykonos
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our minibus or taxi driver to embark on your cruise ship. Afternoon free on Mykonos island.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Tuesday – Visit Kusadasi & Patmos
    Morning arrival at the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with a shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02). Then on to the island of Patmos, famous for its Monastery, the Grotto of St. John and the Cave of the Apocalypse (optional excursion available).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday – Visit Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with Medieval Tour - Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday – Visit Crete (Heraklion) & Santorini
    Visit the island of Crete with an optional excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the first European civilization. Then on to the volcanic island of Santorini (optional excursion available), believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Friday– Return to Athens and departure
    Upon disembarkation (after a fulfilling breakfast), you will be met by our assistant and transferred by our minibus or taxi driver to the airport for your return flight home.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • To ensure the safety of our guests, all transfers will be private and in line with health protocols.
  • The hotels included in our vacation programs comply with the mandatory health and safety protocols instituted by the Greek National Health Organization in collaboration with the Greek Government.
  • Cruise itineraries are subject to change or to be canceled by the shipping company with or without prior notice.
  • The shipping company reserves the right to substitute the cruise vessel with a similar one & also to amend the departure/arrival port at any time with or without prior notice.
  • In Mykonos, Patmos, and Santorini disembarkation will be implemented by tender boats, as long as the weather permits it.
  • You are kindly requested to check with your Embassy/Consulate whether you need to obtain a multiple-entry Schengen visa for the above cruise itinerary, depending on your country of origin.
  • Please make sure your identification cards, passports and multiple entry Schengen visas are valid and up to date.

 

Cabins available at Celestyal Olympia:

Interior: IA, IB, IC
Exterior: XA, XB, XC
Suites: Junior Suite (SJ), Suite with Balcony (SB) and Large Suite (SG)

Rates per person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1
  • Athens: 3-star Central (superior room / standard room for 3 persons) or similar
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April 18 - Oct 167908551229

Port taxes & gratuities on Celestyal cruise: EUR 176 per person

Group 2
  • Athens: 4-star Hera (standard room / junior suite Acropolis view for 3 persons) or similar
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April 18 - Oct 169159061296

Port taxes & gratuities on Celestyal cruise: EUR 176 per person

Group 3
  • Athens: 5-star Electra Palace (superior room Acropolis view / classic room for 3 persons) or similar
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April 18 - 30 & Aug 01 - 31 & Oct 01 - 1687510581658
May 01 - July 31 & Sept 01 - 3090210771698

Port taxes & gratuities on Celestyal cruise: EUR 176 per person

Cruise supplements applied to the above rates for departures during Medium and High season:

Medium season supplement from May 03 to Aug 30, 2021 (included) & Oct 04 - 18, 2021 (included)

  • Euro 88 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euro 131 per person in a twin cabin
  • Euro 171 for the single cabin

High season supplement from Sept 06 to 27, 2021 (included) 

  • Euro 129 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euro 194 per person in a twin cabin
  • Euro 252 for the single cabin