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11 Days from $1,563 - Land Only,






2 Nights Istanbul, 2 Nights Athens, 6-Night Cruise of the Greek Islands & Turkey


DAY 1, thu - istanbul:
Upon arrival in Istanbul. You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 2, FRI - ISTANBUL:
After breakfast, board the motorcoach for your full day tour of Istanbul. Visits include St. Sophia Church, now a museum, Blue Mosque, Turkish Art Museums, Hippodrome and Grande Bazaar. Lunch included. Evening at leisure. (B,L)
day 3, sat - istanbul:
Transfer to the pier in the morning and board your cruise ship. Enjoy dinner and entertainment on board. (B,D)
DAY 4, sun - kusadi:
This morning, enjoy the shipboard activites before a mid-afternoon arrival nto Kusadasi. From Kusadasi, yo can take an optional excurson to the ancient city of Ephesus, the most sublime anct city in Asa Minor. (B,L,D)
DAY 5, mon - santorini:
You will spend the majority of today in Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world. Walk around the narrow streets of the town of Thira or visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera offering panoramic views of breathtaking beauty. (B,L,D)
DAY 6, TUE - Crete (agios nicolaos):
Early morning arrival into Agios Nicolaos, one of Crete's resort areas. A highlight of this visit is an optional excursion to the Palace of Knossos, which was he cener of the Minoan civilization and home of te mythical Minotaur kept by King Minos. (B,L,D)
DAY 7, WED - RHODES / symi:
Arrive in the island of Rhodes this morning. Opt to take an excursion to the city of Rhodes and th rocky Acropolis of Lindos to visit the Temple of Athena. Sail on to the scenic island of Symi, with is precipitous cliffs ad small bays, where you will spend the afternoon. (B,L,D)
DAY 8, THU - chios / nykonos:
Morning visit to Chios, the fifth largest island in Greece. This island, known for its production of a special type of resin, is home to more than 30 monasteries and many medieval villages. Sail on to Mykono where you will enjoy the whitewashed houses, picturesque windmills and livelytown with its many restaurants and chic boutiques. (B,L,D)
DAY 9, FRI - LAVRION / ATHENS:
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the hotel in Athens. Spend the day at leisure or explore this fascinating city on your own. (B)
DAY 10, SAT - ATHENS:
Begin today with an Athens city tour. Visits include the Acrpolis and the Acropolis Museum, Panathinaikon Stadium and much more. Return to your hotel in the early afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. (B)
DAY 11, SUn - ATHENS / USA:
You will be transfered to the airport for your return flight home. Arrival same day. (B)

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Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Triple occupancy and children prices are available upon request.
Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.