2018 - Classical Greece on the M/Y Callisto
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Classical Greece. Athens and the Acropolis at sunset. The beautiful Cyclades, Kea, Santorini, Mykonos and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Crete, the largest and southern most Greek island. The crystal blue waters of the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean sea. The Peloponese with Monemvassia and Nafplion historical treasures. Hydra, an off-the-beaten track island with her picturesque harbour. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Friday MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS - HYDRA
2:00-3:00 pm embarkation in Marina Zea. Arrival at Hydra after Welcome Dinner. Time at leisure to explore Hydra's picturesque port and enjoy the island's nightlife. Overnight at port.
Day 2 - Saturday HYDRA - NAFPLION
Early morning departure and arrival at Nafplion. Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaen king. The old quarter of Nafplion is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Early morning departure and overnight at sea to Monemvassia.
Day 3 - Sunday NAFPLION - MONEMVASSIA - KYTHIRA
Early morning arrival at Monemvassia, a remarkable medieval fortified town. Explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. We depart for Kythira Island, a quaint beauty with crystal waters. Early afternoon arrival & time for a swim in the bay. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora. Overnight at sea to Rethymnon, Crete.
Day 4 - Monday KYTHIRA - RETHYMNON, CRETE
Morning arrival at Crete's famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Today you will have the opportunity to discover the exceptionally preserved palace of King Minoas, by going on an optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Overnight at sea to Santorini Island.
Day 5 - Tuesday RETHYMNON - SANTORINI
Early morning arrival in the popular island of Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural scenery of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight at sea to Delos & Mykonos.
Day 6 - Wednesday SANTORINI - DELOS- MYKONOS
Morning arrival in Delos Island. Optional tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity's most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island's cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 7 - Thursday MYKONOS - KEA
Early morning departure for Kea Island. Time at leisure to explore Kea's tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Depart via Cape Sounion. Overnight at sea.
Day 8 - Friday MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS
Arrival at Marina Zea and disembarkation after breakfast at 9:00.
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- Cruise Line
- Variety Cruises
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 8 Days
- Cruise Ship
- M/Y Callisto
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- * Cruise Fares
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