Athens - 7 Night Cruise 'Idyllic Aegean' SPECIAL OFFER!

Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
Caldera panorama, Santorini island
Package rate per person in a double room during low season 1183

This 11-day break consists of a fabulous combination of relaxation and sightseeing. With plenty of time to do your own exploring, let us guide you through some of the most picturesque old towns and amazing archaeological sites. Start from Athens, a place combining the allure of antiquity in the form of historical monuments like the Acropolis with the comfort and luxury of a modern metropolis. Continue with a unique cruise to sun-bathed Greek islands enriched with oriental destinations. First stop is the cosmopolitan Mykonos, a magnet for celebrities and home of Europe's liveliest nightlife. Visit the picturesque island of Milos and bask in its natural beauty with a relaxing swim in one of its numerous sandy beaches. Experience the glorious sunsets at the volcanic island of Santorini from the top of Thira with a glass of local wine in your hand. Taste local Cretan delicacies at Heraklion before getting a feel of the orient in the resort of Kusadasi, on the Turkish coastline.

Start your adventure today. You'll thank us later!

Arrival in Athens: Every Thursday (April - October)

  • 3 nights accommodation in Athens
  • 7 Night 'Idyllic Aegean' Cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey by Celestyal Cruises, accommodation in a standard inside cabin cat. IA' (upgrade is possible at extra cost) on "Celestyal Experience", including 2 shore excursions, full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and classic drinks package
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 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)

Please note that the cruise itinerary, ports of call, sailing dates and vessel are subject to change at any moment, without prior notice. Please consult our agents for further information.

  • Thursday - 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: -
  • Friday - Explore Athens
    Free day to explore the city. Discover Athens, a historic cradle of western civilization and an open air museum. Wander between ancient creations, temples, statues and theaters that share the landscape with contemporary buildings and museums. Stroll among the streets of this modern metropolis and discover shops, cozy bars, exquisite taverns and restaurants.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Saturday - Embark on Cruise
    Afternoon transfer from your hotel to the port for embarkation on your cruise ship.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Sunday - Kusadasi
    Morning arrival in the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Monday - Arrive at Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with a Medieval Tour of the Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Tuesday - Arrival at Crete (Agios Nikolaos)
    In the morning you will arrive at Crete island. Along the spectacular Cretan coast east of Heraklion, you will find the energetic resort towns of Hersonissos and Malia and also the capital of the Lassithi region, Agios Nikolaos. The charming resort town, whose name (Saint Nicholas in English) refers to Greece’s patron saint of sailors, fronts the wide blue bay of Mirabello. The town’s landmark around the lake Voulismeni-where the goddess Athena is said to have bathed-connects to the sea.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday - Arrival at Santorini
    Arrival in the morning at the island of Santorini. Until the following morning, you are free to explore the volcanic island and its' stunning caldera. Perched on the edge of steep cliffs, the picturesque villages of Santorini offer great views to the Aegean Sea and the submerged volcano. Apart from the caldera villages with the traditional Cycladic architecture, such as Oia and Fira, there are many sights to visit in Santorini, of which the most important one is the Minoan Akrotiri.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday - Arrival at Milos & Mykonos
    Early morning arrival in Milos, another volcanic island, whose unique geology offers marvelous views and opportunities for photographs that will keep this vacation etched in your memory forever. Afternoon arrival at the island of Mykonos. 24 hours at disposal in Mykonos island.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Friday - Mykonos
    You have the morning free to laze in the sunshine on one of the island's magnificent sandy beaches and explore the cosmopolitan nightlife. The island’s progressive attitude and vivid nightlife render it a magnet for celebrities so expect to casually run in to a few. Departure from Mykonos in the evening.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Saturday - Return to Athens
    Morning arrival at Athens port. You will disembark (after a filling breakfast), meet our assistant and then you will be transferred by our taxi driver to your selected hotel in Athens. Afternoon is at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Sunday - Departure from Athens
    Transfer from your hotel to Athens airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your return flight home.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Thursday - 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: -
  • Friday - Explore Athens
    Free day to explore the city. Discover Athens, a historic cradle of western civilization and an open air museum. Wander between ancient creations, temples, statues and theaters that share the landscape with contemporary buildings and museums. Stroll among the streets of this modern metropolis and discover shops, cozy bars, exquisite taverns and restaurants.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Saturday - Embark on Cruise
    Afternoon transfer from your hotel to the port for embarkation on your cruise ship.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Sunday - Kusadasi
    Morning arrival in the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Monday - Arrive at Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with a Medieval Tour of the Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Tuesday - Arrival at Crete (Agios Nikolaos)
    In the morning you will arrive at Crete island. Along the spectacular Cretan coast east of Heraklion, you will find the energetic resort towns of Hersonissos and Malia and also the capital of the Lassithi region, Agios Nikolaos. The charming resort town, whose name (Saint Nicholas in English) refers to Greece’s patron saint of sailors, fronts the wide blue bay of Mirabello. The town’s landmark around the lake Voulismeni-where the goddess Athena is said to have bathed-connects to the sea.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday - Arrival at Santorini
    Arrival in the morning at the island of Santorini. Until the following morning, you are free to explore the volcanic island and its' stunning caldera. Perched on the edge of steep cliffs, the picturesque villages of Santorini offer great views to the Aegean Sea and the submerged volcano. Apart from the caldera villages with the traditional Cycladic architecture, such as Oia and Fira, there are many sights to visit in Santorini, of which the most important one is the Minoan Akrotiri.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday - Arrival at Milos & Mykonos
    Early morning arrival in Milos, another volcanic island, whose unique geology offers marvelous views and opportunities for photographs that will keep this vacation etched in your memory forever. Afternoon arrival at the island of Mykonos. 24 hours at disposal in Mykonos island.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Friday - Mykonos
    You have the morning free to laze in the sunshine on one of the island's magnificent sandy beaches and explore the cosmopolitan nightlife. The island’s progressive attitude and vivid nightlife render it a magnet for celebrities so expect to casually run in to a few. Departure from Mykonos in the evening.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Saturday - Return to Athens
    Morning arrival at Athens port. You will disembark (after a filling breakfast), meet our assistant and then you will be transferred by our taxi driver to your selected hotel in Athens. Afternoon is at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Sunday - Departure from Athens
    Transfer from your hotel to Athens airport by our minibus or taxi driver 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, Milos 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 Experience:

Inside: IA, IB, IC
Outside: XA, XB, XC, XD
Suites: SJA, SJB, S, SV, SG
Wellness Suites: WSJ, WS, WSV, WSG

Rates per person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1
  • Athens: 4-star hotel Athens Cypria (superior room / standard room for 1 person) or similar
SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 22 - 30110311831700
May 01 - Oct 07112612161726

Port taxes & gratuities on Celestyal cruise: EUR 300 per person

 

Cruise supplement applied to the above rates for departures during Medium season:

Medium season supplement from May 01 till October 09 (included)

Euros 260 per person in triple cabin
Euros 345 per person in twin cabin
Euros 447 for single cabin