The beautiful whitewashed Cycladic Islands, Crete, the largest and south most Greek Island, and the Peloponnese with Monemvassia and Nafplion and their historical treasures. The crystal clear waters of Kythira. Hydra, the hidden gem of the Aegean.…
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|TOUR BEGINS||2:00-3:00 pm|
|TOUR ENDS||9:00 am on day 8th|
|YOUR VESSEL :||HARMONY G / HARMONY V|
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Classical Greece. Athens and the Acropolis at sunset. The beautiful Cyclades, Kea, Santorini, Mykonos and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Crete, the largest and southern most Greek island. The crystal blue waters of the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean sea. The Peloponese with Monemvassia and Nafplion historical treasures. Hydra, an off-the-beaten track island with her picturesque harbour. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
|Destination||Delos, Hydra, Kea, Kythira, Monemvasia, Mykonos, Nauplion, Rethymnon, Crete, Santorini|
DAY 1 - Friday
22:00-3:00 pm embarkation from Marina Zea. Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Leisure time to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.
DAY 2 - Saturday
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 3 - Sunday
Noon arrival in Santorini’s famous port of Fira. Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.
DAY 4 - Monday
Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Today you will have the opportunity to discover the exceptionally preserved palace of King Minoas, by going on an optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Overnight on board.
DAY 5 - Tuesday
Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favourite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira.
DAY 6 - Wednesday
Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. The famous Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos, described his birthplace Monemvassia as a “stone ship” about to set sail, calling you for immediate boarding for a journey through time. This uniquely preserved medieval town is carved into the majestic grey rock like a sculpture. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
DAY 7 - Thursday
Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king.Early afternoon departure for the islands of Hydra or Spetses. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.
DAY 8 - Friday
Arrival at Marina Zea and disembarkation after breakfast at 9:00.
Pricing Details (Per person rates)
Category C: € 2300
Category B: € 2750
Category A: € 3150
Category P: € 3600
Port Charges: € 270
3rd Person Reduction (in Cat. C only): 30%
Single Supplement: 60%
25% deposit is required 7 days from confirmation
75% Balance of payment no less than 60 days prior to day of embarkation
Up to 120 days from embarkation € 100-cancellation fees
119 to 90 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare
89 to 60 days from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare
59 to 30 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare
29 to 0 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare
Cancellations must be confirmed by VARIETY CRUISES in writting in all cases