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10 Days from $2531 - Land Only,






2 Nights Athens & 7-Day Yacht cruise of the Greek Islands and Mainland


DAY 1, WED -aTHENS:
Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 2, THU - ATHENS:
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens. Visits include the Acropolis and its museum. Afternoon free to explore this fascinating city on your own (B)
DAY 3, FRI - aTHENS/pIREAUS:
Early afternoon transfer to Piraeus (Marina Zea) to board the mega-yacht, Harmony V, for your 7-day cruise. Arrive in Kea passing by Cape Sounion. After dinner explore Kea’s tiny port Korrisia. (B,D)
DAY 4, SAT - dELOS/mYKONOS:
Morning arrival in Delos, the birthplace of the god Apollo and his sister, the goddess Artemis. Optional tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. En route to Mykonos stop for a swim. Free time in Mykonos to enjoy the island’s whitewashed houses, picturesque windmills and cosmopolitan lifestyle (B,L)
DAY 5, SUN - sANTORINI:
Noon arrive in Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world. Walk along the narrow streets of the town of Thera or visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera offering panoramic views of breathtaking beauty (B,D)
day 6, mon- rethymnon, crete:
Arrive at Crete’s lively town of Rethymnon. You may take an optional excursion to the Palace of King Minos at Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization. Late departure for Kythira (B,D)
day 7, tue - kythira:
Arrive to the less known island of Kythira in the afternoon. There is free time to visit on your own the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. (B,L)
day 8, wed - monemvasia/Nafplion:
Morning arrival at the remarkable medieval fortified town of Monemvassia. Time at leisure to explore the uniquely Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of its natural setting. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon with a swim stop en route. Evening arrival in Nafplion, the charming town with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. (B,D)
day 9, thu - Napflion/Hydra:
Today you may take an optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean King. Early afternoon depart for the island of Hydra. Here you can visit an art gallery and see buildings dating back back to 18th century. (B,L)
day 10, fri - pireaus/athens / usa:
Return to Piraeus (approximately 7am at port). Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Athens Airport. (B)

Cruise itinerary is subject to weather conditions.


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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.