Spend 3-nights in Athens. Visit the ancient Mediterranean metropolis highly recognized for its unique place in history. Spend your time at leisure or take advantage of the many optional excursions. Perhaps a one-day cruise around nearby islands, or take a tour of the city including the Acropolis and the Panathenaikon Stadium, the place of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Don’t forget to visit the Plaka (old city) to wander the cobblestone streets, peruse in the shops or dine in one of the many traditional Greek Tavernas.
What better way to see the Greek Islands in one week’s time. First, the ship will take you to Ismir. Here you can drive to ancient Ephesus and visit one of the world's largest open air archaeological museums. After leaving Ismir, you will stop in Nafplion, where you can take a stroll thru the narrow streets and lovely squares of the old town. Enjoy waterfront views of the small island fortress the Castle of Bourtzi located in the middle of the harbor. Next stop you will sail to Crete (Chania). Take a drive along the coastal highway to Kournas Lake and enjoy the relaxing and beautiful scenery. Continue to Rethymon city famous for its medieval architecture and lovely Venetian Port. Arrive in Rhodes next morning and opt to take an excursion to the city of Rhodes or the rocky Acropolis of Lindos. The next morning you will sail to Cesme, known for its beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear water. In the afternoon sail on to Mykonos where you will enjoy the whitewashed houses, picturesque windmills and lively town with its many restaurants and chic boutiques.