Three Nights Cruise Itinerary:
Athens (Piraeus), Greece, Depart at 11h30
Mykonos, Greece, arrive at 18h00 and depart at 23h00
Embarkation on our cruise. Welcome on board!
After embarkation this morning, on board, a range of activities are available to you; sip a cocktail by the pool, try your luck in the casino, work-out in the fitness centre or just relax and soak up the glorious Mediterranean sun. You will be wined and dined with an array of enticing international and Greek cuisine. At 18h00 the ship will dock in Mykonos; an island that needs little introduction! A summer holiday meeting point for jet setters worldwide, this glittering, glamorous island has everything you expect: fantastic beaches with crystal clear water, whitewashed sugar-cube houses with blue wooden shutters, narrow streets to stroll around, and last, but not least an incredible nightlife! Take the opportunity to stroll the famous matoyiannia and little Venice scenic areas of the town and enjoy the sights and sounds of this amazing island. It is easy to feel the ambiance of Mykonos and why it has been a favourite of the jet set for over fifty years. It is incredibly beautiful. The evening is yours to enjoy this beautiful iconic Cycladic Island.
Kusadasi or Samos and Patmos
Kusadasi (Ephesus)Turkey, Arrive at 07h00 and depart at 13h00
Samos (Pythagoreion) Turkey, Arrive at 04h30 and depart at 14h30
Patmos, Greece, Arrive at 16h00 and depart at 21h00
Kusadasi or Samos and Patmos
Samos has been included as an option on the Celestyal Olympia 3 night Iconic Cruise; passengers on all 2017 Iconic Cruises can therefore decide and advise their SIVA Travel Representative upon arrival in Athens which option they would like to select.
Kusadasi Option (Piraeus-Mykonos-Kusadasi-Patmos-Rhodes-Heraklion/Crete-Santorini):
Early morning breakfast will be served on board as the ship docks at the Port of Kusadasi. This is a very 'full' day with lots of things to see and do. For those of you that have not visited Kusadasi before, we highly recommend the optional tour to Ancient Ephesus or perhaps you may prefer to walk around this colourful town on your own. Late afternoon arrival in Patmos and explore the Monastery of St John and the Grotto of Revelations with the optional tour. Early evening return to the ship where dinner awaits you as you sail for Crete.
Samos Option (Piraeus-Mykonos-Samos-Patmos-Rhodes-Heraklion/Crete-Santorini):
Disembarkation will commence at 04:30 AM each Saturday in Pythagoreion, Samos (technical call via tender boats). Passengers who will choose to visit Samos instead of Kusadasi and have a Kusadasi Shorex already included in their cruise can select from a variety of outstanding shore excursions on Samos, including a hearty breakfast in a traditional Samian restaurant in the island's capital, Samos Town (Vathi). Samos offers many delights, including the opportunity to stroll through the main square of Vathi to visit the Church of St. Spyridona and the lovely town hall. The island is also home to a wonderful wine museum where visitors are introduced to artistry and tradition of local wine production. We will also offer passengers the chance to tour the picturesque seaside village of Kokkari, home to a cheerful maze of alleyways, a small, homey port and some of the Aegean's most envied beaches. There will also be time to ramble about Pythagoreion before we return to the ship at 14:30 to enjoy a buffet lunch and set sail for Patmos.
Crete (Heraklion) and Santorini
Crete (Heraklion), Greece, Arrive at 07h00 and depart at 11h30
Santorini, Greece, Arrive at 16h30 and depart at 21h30
Early morning breakfast will be served on board as the ship docks at the port of Heraklio.
In Heraklion passengers have the opportunity to participate in a marvellous excursion Knossos and see the ruins of the Palace of King Minos. Or alternatively explore the town of Heraklion and enjoy a coffee in one of the outdoor cafes.
In the afternoon marvel at the captivating views of this magnificent island as you arrive and anchor in Santorini. Passengers participating in the optional tour to Oia and Thira will disembark first via tender boats to Athenios Port where motor coaches will await. All other passengers will disembark via tender boats to Santorini`s small port where you can experience a fantastic journey up the caldera by cable car or donkey or foot. Early evening return to the ship via cable car and tender boat.
We will enjoy our dinner on board as the ship departs from Santorini to sail back to Piraeus.
Disembarkation. Athens (Lavrion), Greece
Athens (Piraeus), Greece, Arrive at 06h00.
An early breakfast is served on board before we disembark our cruise ship.
Embarkation and disembarkation possibilities also from/ to Kusadasi, Crete.