Eclectic Aegean from Istanbul - 7 Nights

Discover the dazzling diversity and historic treasures of the glorious Greek Islands and the Mediterranean. Blessed with stunning scenery, shimmering emerald bays, dramatic cliffs and fascinating architecture, this 7-night tour is a full-filled and fascinating adventure you do not want to miss.
You can follow your senses around the vibrant markets of Istanbul, savor the rich flavors and aromas of the Cyclades, and discover the rich history and fascinating legends of mythical gods and centaurs.

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1 Istanbul
2 Mykonos
3 Kusadasi
4 Rhodes
5 Santorini
6 Athens
7 Istanbul

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1-2
Depart: 18:00

Istanbul

From the crossroads of the world to the Aegean. Explore the cultural hotspot of Istanbul by sailing down the Bosphorus Strait on a private boat, where you’ll catch heartstopping views of the Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Hisari Fortress. Set your senses ablaze by a wander through a historic spice market before you set sail for the Aegean.

Day 3-4
Depart 01:00

Mykonos

The sun-drenched island of Mykonos is affectionately known as the ‘Island of the Winds’. Easily recognised by its iconic 16th-Century windmills perched high on the hill, the vibrant Mykonos Town is an alluring landscape of smooth sandy beaches dotted along a dramatic coastline. Indulge in the islands culinary delights or take a short boat trip to explore the sacred island of Delos.

Day 4
Depart 18:00

Kusadasi

The dynamic beach resort of Kusadasi welcomes you with its warm and friendly ambience. From here you will be whisked away for a guided tour round ancient Ephesus, one of the highlights of this Aegean cruise. Before rebounding the ship, take time to enjoy the scenic seafront promenade and the town’s impressive Grand Bazaar.

Day 5
Depart 18:00

Rhodes

The stunning landscape of Greece’s largest Dodecanese island, Rhodes, seamlessly incorporates dramatic ancient and historic sites with charming modern hillside villages. Here you will visit the majestic medieval fortification of the Acropolis at Lindos perched on the clifftop above the crystalline Aegean and explore the cobbled alleyways and narrow arteries in the Old Town where you will discover opulent architecture with Ottoman and Italian influence.

Day 6
Depart 21:00

Santorini

The mesmerizing landscape of Santorini is instantly recognizable all over the world with its sweeping cluster of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. Here you have the opportunity to experience the island’s charming villages on our unforgettable excursions to the picturesque beauty spot of Oia perched on the Caldera rim. You won’t want to forget your camera.

Day 7
Depart 16:00

Athens

While your cruise may be drawing to an end, the tantalising city of Athens still lies ahead. Delve deep into the city’s sidestreets, bursting with life and culture. Or, clamber up high to the Acropolis for a stunning view of this thriving, cosmopolitan city. As the sun sets, take in the Athens skyline by night and wonder at the dancing Aegean. There’s no better place to end your cruise than here.

Day 8
Arrive 16:00

Istanbul

Your journey ends at the crossroads of the world – Istanbul. Explore this legendary city by sailing down the Bosphorus Strait on a private boat to catch heartstopping views of Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Hisari Fortress. Before you leave, set your senses ablaze in a historic spice market for a lasting Aegean memory.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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Ancient Ephesus

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Greek wine and holy water: Philippi and beyond

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Kavala up close: walk through the ages

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Thessaloniki Food on foot

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Rich history of a famous Greek winery

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A taste of wine and tradition

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Music, myths and history

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Pelion Spoon Sweets

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A delicious taste of ‘liquid gold’

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The secrets of Pelion cuisine

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Hiking to the ultimate beauty of Oia

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Whirling Dervishes & dinner

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Turkish Baklava Making

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Gents Anatolian well-being (Berber and Hammam)

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Painting on Water: Turkish Ebru Art

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Athens Food on foot

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Turkish Baths

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Ottoman Empire and Byzantine Legacy Tour

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Discover the Hidden Secrets of Sultan Ahmet Square

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Bosphorus Cruise and the Spice Market

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A Taste of Istanbul: Street Food Tour

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Volos & Mt. Pelion

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The spectacular rocks & the ‘hanging’ Monasteries

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Legendary Moutzouris (Mountain Train Ride)

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Drink and Eat like a local

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Land of Alexander the Great

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The Royal Tombs of Vergina

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Panoramic Thessaloníki

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Spectacular Oia Village perched on the caldera rim

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Cruise to Santorini’s islands & volcanoes

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Akrotiri Village Excavations

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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Panoramic Athens and Corinth Canal Crossing

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The Acropolis & The New Acropolis Museum

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KAVALA – Prophets, Legends and the heroes of Philippi

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