Smart Nine

Duration: 15 days / 14 nights
Mykonos windmills
per person in a triple room From 2216

     This package gives a whole new meaning to the "all inclusive" definition, featuring an extended visit to Greece enriched with exotic oriental destinations on the west coastline of Asia. Start your amazing journey from Athens, the capital of Greece and a place of captivating juxtapositions between modern creations and ancient remnants of exquisite art.
     Then cruise to the romantic island of Santorini. Visit Izmir in the Anatolian coastline of Turkey. Continue to picturesque Nafplion, the traditional and warm island of Crete, the medieval island of Rhodes, the Cesme of Turkey and finally the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos. Your return to Athens will mark the beginning of the second part of your trip in Greece, through dramatic settings, small villages and towns on the mainland, and a first-hand feel for some of the most spectacular ancient sites that embody the rich history of Greece, including the Athens Acropolis, Delphi, Epidavros, Mycenae, and Ancient Olympia.

The program addresses all budgets!

Package starting day: Every Wednesday (April - October) from Athens

  • 4 night hotel accommodation in Athens,
  • 7 day cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey by Celestyal Cruises – Inside cabin IA - Including 4 shore excursions and ‘Blue’ beverage package (cabin upgrade is possible at extra cost),
  • Half day organized Athens city tour,
  • 3 night/4 day Classical tour of Greece with Meteora including professional guide.In tourist category (3-star hotels). Hotel category upgrade is possible at extra cost.
  • All transfers as per itinerary.
  • Meals: 14 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 10 dinners.
  • Entrance fees during guided tours.
  • Hotel taxes.

Not included:

  • Domestic or international flight tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages at dinner during mainland tour
  • Visa expenses, if necessary
  • Customary tips
  • Port taxes

*Optional private Athens city tour at additional cost.

  • WEDNESDAY: 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.
  • THURSDAY: ATHENS After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the Morning Half Day Athens Sighseeing tour (visit our tour section for more information)
  • FRIDAY: ATHENS / CRUISE Afternoon transfer from your hotel to the port for embarkation on your cruise ship.
  • SATURDAY- SANTORINI: Arriving morning on the island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Shore excursion to Spectacular Oia village perched on the Caldera rim (SAN-01). Late afternoon departure to Turkey.
  • SUNDAY- IZMIR (Turkey): Morning arrival in Izmir. Shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus through the Ages (ISM-03).
  • MONDAY- NAFPLION: Arriving in the morning at Nafplion town, having an intense Medieval atmosphere. Free time at disposal to walk around the narrow paved streets of the old town and visit the fortress of Palamidi.
  • TUESDAY- CRETE (Chania): In the morning arrival at the island of Crete on the west coast of Chania. Shore Excursion to get a taste of Crete (CHA-11).
  • WEDNESDAY- RHODES: Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes with a Medieval Tour – Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
  • THURSDAY-CESME(Turkey)/MYKONOS: In the morning arrival in Cesme, a popular holiday resort dominated by Çeşme Castle with many Ottoman fountains scattered across the city. Then sail to the island of Mykonos. Free on Mykonos until midnight and departure for Lavrion port. 
  • FRIDAY- ATHENS: Early morning arrival in Athens (Lavrion Port). You will be met by our assistant and transferred by our taxi driver to your selected hotel in Athens. Afternoon at leisure.
  • SATURDAY-ATHENS/OLYMPIA: Early in the morning, departure for the 4 days classical tour. Today visit ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus theatre, famous for its acoustics. After a short stop at Nafplion depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus. Overnight in Olympia.
  • SUNDAY- OLYMPIA/DELPHI: In the morning visit the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge of Rio-Antirio. Arrive in Delphi, overnight.
  • MONDAY- DELPHI/KALAMBAKA: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing rock formations of Meteora. Overnight in Kalambaka.
  • TUESDAY-KALAMBAKA/ATHENS: Visit Meteora. Amidst striking scenery, perched on huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless monasteries where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens for overnight stay.
  • WEDNESDAY: ATHENS/AIRPORT After breakfast, you will be met by our assistant and transferred by our minibus or taxi driver to the airport for your return flight home.
  • WEDNESDAY: 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.
  • THURSDAY: ATHENS After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the Morning Half Day Athens Sighseeing tour (visit our tour section for more information)
  • FRIDAY: ATHENS / CRUISE Afternoon transfer from your hotel to the port for embarkation on your cruise ship.
  • SATURDAY- SANTORINI: Arriving morning on the island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Shore excursion to Spectacular Oia village perched on the Caldera rim (SAN-01). Late afternoon departure to Turkey.
  • SUNDAY- IZMIR (Turkey): Morning arrival in Izmir. Shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus through the Ages (ISM-03).
  • MONDAY- NAFPLION: Arriving in the morning at Nafplion town, having an intense Medieval atmosphere. Free time at disposal to walk around the narrow paved streets of the old town and visit the fortress of Palamidi.
  • TUESDAY- CRETE (Chania): In the morning arrival at the island of Crete on the west coast of Chania. Shore Excursion to get a taste of Crete (CHA-11).
  • WEDNESDAY- RHODES: Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes with a Medieval Tour – Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
  • THURSDAY-CESME(Turkey)/MYKONOS: In the morning arrival in Cesme, a popular holiday resort dominated by Çeşme Castle with many Ottoman fountains scattered across the city. Then sail to the island of Mykonos. Free on Mykonos until midnight and departure for Lavrion port. 
  • FRIDAY- ATHENS: Early morning arrival in Athens (Lavrion Port). You will be met by our assistant and transferred by our taxi driver to your selected hotel in Athens. Afternoon at leisure.
  • SATURDAY-ATHENS/OLYMPIA: Early in the morning, departure for the 4 days classical tour. Today visit ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus theatre, famous for its acoustics. After a short stop at Nafplion depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus. Overnight in Olympia.
  • SUNDAY- OLYMPIA/DELPHI: In the morning visit the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge of Rio-Antirio. Arrive in Delphi, overnight.
  • MONDAY- DELPHI/KALAMBAKA: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing rock formations of Meteora. Overnight in Kalambaka.
  • TUESDAY-KALAMBAKA/ATHENS: Visit Meteora. Amidst striking scenery, perched on huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless monasteries where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens for overnight stay.
  • WEDNESDAY: ATHENS/AIRPORT After breakfast, you will be met by our assistant and transferred by our minibus or taxi driver to the airport for your return flight home.

From June 30 to August 25 (included) the 7-day Cruise is offered with Idyllic Aegean program (please see the cruise section for more information).

Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1

Athens: 4-star Titania or 3-star Central or similar

SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 12- 27221623763357
April 28-Oct 19223524003412
Group 2

Athens: 3-star Hermes or 3-star Plaka or

SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 12-27222923943399
April 28-Oct 19226524733442
Group 3

Athens: 5-star Royal Olympic (deluxe room) or similar 

SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 12-27238025583751
April 28-Oct 19244126483933
Group 4

Athens: Superior 5-star Grande Bretagne (classic room) or similar

SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 12-27268929334460
April 28-Oct 19280431094805

ADDITIONAL COSTS :

  • Port taxes: Euros 316 per person
  • Cruise supplements to the above rates:

- Medium Season Supplement - For cruise departures from May 05 to Sep 01, 2017 (included):

  • Euros 90,00 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euros 90,00 per person in a twin cabin
  • Euros 140,00 for the single cabin

- High Season Supplement - For cruise departures from Sep 08 to Oct 06, 2017 (included):

  • Euros 150,00 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euros 150,00 per person in a double cabin
  • Euros 240,00 for the single cabin