Cruise to Greek Islands and Turkey from Athens

(4 customer reviews)
Tour is rated as #13 in destination Greece
Duration 📅

10 Days

Flights ✈️

International flights are NOT included

Airport Transfer 🧳

Drop-Off, Pickup

Accommodation 🛏️

4 Star Hotel, Cruise

Tour Size 🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏻


Language 🌐


Visa 🛂

NOT Included

Difficulty 🚥


Transport 🚍

Airconditioned Vehicle, Cruise Ship, Ferry


2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
3 nights hotel accommodation in Mykonos
4 nights cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey
2 Shore excursions during the cruise as per itinerary
Unlimited drinks package during the cruise
Ferryboat tickets Piraeus – Mykonos
Half-day Athens sightseeing tour
All transfers as mentioned

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💎 Why we love it ?

Enjoy a full-day city tour in Athens. Transfer to Piraeus port to embark on your ferryboat to Mykonos. 2 Days at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, sea & the beauties of this unique island. Embark the cruise ship and start your 4-day cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on day six. You have a chance to discover Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini islands. This tour gives you the opportunity to visit Ephesus,  an ancient Greek city and later a major Roman city, on the coast of Ionia in Kusadasi, the old medieval city, and the famous Acropolis of Lindos in Rhodes, and Santorini villages that retain their authenticity, with beautiful blue and white buildings and barren volcanic rocks.


🏁 Tour Itinerary: Cruise to Greek Islands and Turkey from Athens

Day 1 – Wednesday: Athens

Upon arrival, we will meet and transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day at leisure.

🏚️ Hotel Option: President or Polis Grand or similar.


Day 2 – Thursday: Athens – Half Day City Tour

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop).
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, theNational Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content.

🏚️ Hotel Option: President or Polis Grand or similar.


Day 3 – Friday: Athens – Mykonos

In the morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark your ferryboat to Mykonos. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel in Mykonos.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Yiannaki or Pelican Bay Art Boutique Hotel or similar.


Day 4 & 5 – Saturday & Sunday: Mykonos

2 Days at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, sea & the beauties of this unique island.
Mykonos is known around the world as the Ibiza of the Aegean, the most popular destination of the  Mediterranean. An international “jet-set” known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels, and incredible nightlife. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great nightlife. It’s easy to get lost in its maze of gleaming white walls dotted with blue domes and windows and balconies full of flowers. Have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars and promise to return for a longer stay and more experiences.
Do not miss the visit to the shrine of Delos in honor of the Greek god Apollo, which can be reached after a delightful boat ride.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Yiannaki or Pelican Bay Art Boutique Hotel or similar.


Day 6 – Monday: Mykonos – Cruise

Morning free on the island and afternoon transfer to the port in order to embark the cruise ship and start your 4-day cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Cruise Ship.


Day 7 – Tuesday: Kusadasi – Patmos

Kusadası a resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast. In ancient times settlers include the Aeolians in the 11th century BC and Ionians in the 9th century who made Kusadasi a center of art and culture. In the early years of Christianity. St John the Evangelist and (according to Roman Catholic sacred tradition) Mary (mother of Jesus) both came to live in the area.
The included tour gives you the opportunity to visit Ephesus,  an ancient Greek city and later a major Roman city, on the coast of Ionia. The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
You can also visit the  House of the Virgin Mary,  purported to have been the last home of the Virgin Mary,  based on the visions of Sister Anne Catherine Emmerich. It is a popular place of Catholic pilgrimage which has been visited by three recent popes.
Then on to the island of  Patmos,   a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Patmos is a destination for Christian pilgrimage. Participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery & the Grotto (the Cave of the Apocalypse) of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Cruise Ship.


Day 8 – Wednesday: Rhodes

Today we visit the magnificent island of the roses, Knights, and Butterflies.  Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
The included tour will take you to visit the old medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos. If you want to be on your own you can swim on one of the many beaches of the island or just stroll in the old city and imagine being one of its inhabitants of ancient times.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Cruise Ship.


Day 9 – Thursday: Heraklion – Santorini

We will spend this morning exploring this beautiful city, the capital of Crete,  the largest of the Greek islands. Archaeological treasures, magnificent ruins and museums, glorious beaches, and fabulous restaurants make Crete a complete vacation spot.
With the optional tour, you will visit the ruins of Knossos, which in Minoan times was the largest center of population on Crete and are located within close proximity or the Archaeological Museum of the city, one of the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.
One of the jewels of small volcanic archipelagos five islands is undoubtedly Santorini. Santorini was created due to a volcanic eruption that culminated in the explosion of a volcano caldera, therefore, its rugged landscapes dotted with huge cliffs. Santorini’s capital, Fira, with white-washed houses, narrow streets, and open-air cafes that cling to a steep cliff, is at the top of the beautiful island where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay.  Discover Santorini villages that retain their authenticity, with beautiful blue and white buildings and barren volcanic rocks. It is a very fascinating and picturesque island. A magical place that has nothing to do with the rest of the Greek islands, a place to spread the peaceful and hospitable nature of its people.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Cruise Ship.


Day 10 – Friday: Piraeus – Airport

After breakfast on board, disembarkation & transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

4 reviews for Cruise to Greek Islands and Turkey from Athens

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  1. Marie123

    The cruise experience was just UNBELIEVABLE! I enjoyed the whole experience since our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you!

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  2. John121kj

    I can’t express my experience in a few words. The only thing I can say is that I recommend this tour to everyone. It exceeded my expectation, and I truly admire our fantastic guide.

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  3. Sarah

    It was the best trip I’ve ever had. Everything was on schedule and the cruise trip was just WOW. Definitely recommended

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  4. Samantha998

    Our knowledgeable guide was a very fun guy who helped us to have a fantastic journey, both in Turkey and Greece. I will come back soon!

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    Hotel change

    If a hotel you request is not available we will find and suggest another selected hotel similar to the requested. The same applies to the hotels mentioned in the tour packages (the hotel will be substituted by another of the same category and level of service).

    Cruise changes

    Cruise lines reserve the right to change the vessels, itineraries and rates and the sequence of the events and places visited without prior notice. Shore excursions operated by cruise companies are optional unless specified as included.

    Land tours

    Land tours are operated by air-conditioned busses and include the services of a professional English speaking guide and the entrance fees to the archaeological sites. Most of the times guides speak in two languages.

    What is included?

    ** Packages do not include air transportation unless specified as included.

    ** Meals included in each tour are clearly specified.

    ** All rates are expressed in Euro unless another indication exists in the specific service. All rate quotes for hotels are per room. All rates for organized tours and cruises are per person in sharing a twin room. For a single room/cabin, there is an extra charge for a hotel or cruise room. cannot arrange for sharing accommodation.

    Hotel rates are per room and come according to a number of persons sleeping in the same room: Single: 1 person, Double: 2 persons, Triple : 3 persons, Quad: 4 Persons.

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    Local tour or cruise operators need prior notice for the participation of persons who have a physical or mental disability and need special attention and treatment. It is necessary to communicate such information at the time of booking and have acceptance of participation after sharing this information with the involved parties.


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    Valid passport or identity cards are necessary for travellers from the European Union. Valid passports for all the rest and visas for citizens from some countries are compulsory for every traveller. You can check if you need a visa by visiting the official site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For those needing a visa please find here the list of the authorities of the Hellenic Republic in your country. Special note for the participation in cruises to the Greek Islands and Turkey: All citizens needing a visa to enter Greece must have a multiple-entry Schengen visa.

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    Children may have special discounts. Give us details when booking.

    Cancellation policy

    All cancellation requests must be in writing and are in effect after 24 hours after receipt. If a cancellation is received less than 60 days prior to arrival a cancellation fee is due: Days Prior to Arrival Cancellation Fee
    60-45 Days euro 200 per person
    44-30 Days 20% of the total price
    29-15 Days 35% of the total price
    14-08 Days 50% of the total price
    07-00 Days & Non Shows 100% of total price When a special note for cancellation policy is made at hotel reservation form this note supersedes the general cancellation policy
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    For programs that include Cruises with Celestyal Cruises, cancellation fees apply if the reservation is cancelled 90 days prior to arrival. No refund will be made for unused services or changes in itineraries made by clients without prior authorization. Any change required at the destination must be processed directly from your travel agency.

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