12 Days Classical Greece
$ 3,229per person
Set sail from Athens for a 3-day cruise across the Agean Sea on your way to the beautiful isle of Mykonos. Continue on through Ephesus, with Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations, Patmos, a pilgrimage site, Knossos, a Bronze Age settlement, and the dreamy isle of Santorini which is quite the sight on a good day. It's an amazing tour that showcases all the great things about Greece.
Land and sea will become the stage of your next big adventure, especially in the picturesque Greek ocean and views. The ocean breeze will surely set the mood for the different adventures you're about to experience.
- Hotel accommodations
- Welcome drink in Athens
- Full buffet breakfast daily
- Four (4) three-course dinners
- Full à-la-carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners while cruising
- Land transportation via air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi
- Professional Tour Director
- Local Guides
- Individual headsets
- Optional excursions
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE.
Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
DAY 2 ATHENS
ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening.
DAY 3 ATHENS–CORINTH–MYCENAE–EPIDAURUS–NAUPLIA
CORINTH Cross the canal and visit ancient Corinth.
MYCENAE Free time for lunch. Guided visit of the excavations and museum.
EPIDAURUS Guided visit to the 2,300-year-old open-air theater before continuing to Nauplia.
132 mi / 212 km
DAY 4 NAUPLIA–OLYMPIA
Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains.
OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. Cooking demonstration this evening to learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer.
112 mi / 181 km
DAY 5 OLYMPIA–PATRAS–DELPHI
Drive by the busy seaport of Patras.
DELPHI Guided visit to the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening, learn how to dance the sirtaki while sipping a glass of ouzo. 149 mi / 239 km
DAY 6 DELPHI–METEORA AREA
Drive past Lamia and Trikala en route to Kalambaka.
METEORA Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries.
155 mi / 249 km
DAY 7 METEORA AREA–THERMOPYLAE–ATHENS
THERMOPYLAE Stop at the battle site.
ATHENS Free time late afternoon and evening.
236 mi / 380 km
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Athens with a traditional Greek dinner by the sea. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.
DAY 8 ATHENS (EMBARKATION)–MYKONOS
MYKONOS Free time to explore this evening.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9 CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY–PATMOS, GREECE
KUSADASI Visit the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus.
PATMOS Afternoon call.
DAY 10 CRUISING: HERAKLION, CRETE–SANTORINI, GREECE
HERAKLION Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos.
SANTORINI Afternoon call (weather permitting).
DAY 11 ATHENS (DISEMBARKATION)
ATHENS Disembarkation. Free day.
DAY 12 ATHENS
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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