Iconic Aegean Summer from Heraklion (Crete) - 3 Nights

Our magical Iconic Aegean cruise delivers a packed schedule and takes you to no fewer than six enchanting destinations in the romantic Aegean Sea. Embark on a fascinating journey as you glide through emerald waters to unravel the mystery of history, take in breathtaking landscapes and discover iconic landmarks. This remarkable voyage invites you to experience the Mediterranean lifestyle, sample authentic Greek cuisine and visit iconic locations.

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1 Heraklion, Crete
2 Santorini (Greece)
3 Athens (Greece)
4 Mykonos (Greece)
5 Kusadasi (Turkey)
6 Patmos (Greece)
7 Heraklion, Crete

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1
Depart 12:00

Heraklion,

Crete

Your Greek adventure begins in Heraklion – the land of history, hilltop fortresses and half-man myths. Wander through the lush countryside, venture along to the Palace of Knossos or just watch the world float by at the waterfront. As we set sail, and watch the white-washed buildings disappear on the horizon, we’re excited for what’s to come…  

Day 1
Depart 21:30

Santorini

(Greece)

The romantic charm of Santorini is one of the most celebrated Greek islands in the Aegean. Here you will have the opportunity to explore the magical villages of Fira and Oia and photograph the whitewashed houses and blue-blue-domed churches perched on caldera cliffs. With extraordinary from an elevated position, this idyllic island is the perfect location to watch the sunset.

Day 2
Depart 13:00

Athens

(Greece)

Greece’s vibrant capital is one city you’ll never forget. While we’re here, explore everything from the iconic Acropolis, to the Plaka, to the towering Mount Lycabettus. Considering this has been a hive of activity for more than 3000 years, it’s not surprising there’s so much to see and do.  

Day 2
Depart 23:00

Mykonos

(Greece)

The magical sun-kissed island of Mykonos invites you to admire its stunning coastline, soft sandy beaches, and rugged rocky landscape. Affectionately known as the ‘Island of the Winds’, Mykonos is home to the 16th-Century windmills that have become iconic landmarks on postcards. The energetic Greek island is well known for its beauty, diverse range of bars, cafes and restaurants and a vibrant atmosphere.

Day 3
Depart: 13:00

Kusadasi

(Turkey)

We arrive in the stunning coastal town of Kusadasi in the morning where you will disembark to join your expert guide for the complimentary excursion to the iconic Hellenistic ruins of Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Upon returning, you’ll have just enough time to browse the port side bazaar.

Day 3
Depart 21:30

Patmos

(Greece)

In the afternoon, we head to the volcanic island of Patmos with its enchanting lace-like coastline and dramatic sheer cliffs. Patmos is where John the Baptist is thought to have penned the Book of Revelation and you have the opportunity to visit the “Cave of the Apocalypse” and monastery or indulge in a traditional feast.

Day 4
Arrive 07:00

Heraklion,

Crete

We arrive back in Heraklion with a heavy heart, but a mind full of incredible memories. Before we wave goodbye, there are still a few more hours to get stuck into this fascinating island’s sights. Snap a picture of the Byzantine buildings and take a dip in the Aegean before it’s time to get back to reality. 

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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Half Day

House of Virgin Mary & Ancient Ephesus

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Ancient Ephesus through the ages Hellenistic and Roman

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Ancient Ephesus and the Terrace Houses

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Full Day

Ancient Ephesus & Miletus

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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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Half Day

Akrotiri Village Excavations

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Religious visit to St John’s Monastery – Grotto of Apocalypse

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Athens tour and the New Acropolis Museum

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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Experience the Cretan Countryside and Lifestyle

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Mykonian countryside tour with Chora and Little Venice

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Mykonian Dinner

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Countryside tour with Chora and the Grotto of Apocalypse

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