This 4-night discovery cruise takes in four iconic destinations including two of the world’s ancient seven wonders. Discover the splendor of beautiful Santorini, take in the stunning views and sample their fantastic wines and produce.

Immerse yourself in the old town of Rhodes or venture south to the picturesque town of Lindos and the Acropolis.
End the voyage in the magnificent ancient Ephesus and relaxed waterfront of Kusadasi.

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1 Kusadasi
2 Patmos
3 Rhodes
4 Crete (Heraklion)
5 Santorini
6 Athens
7 Mykonos
8 Kusadasi

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1
Depart 13:00

Kusadasi

Your adventure begins in the dynamic beach resort of Kusadasi, famous for its warm and friendly ambiance. Before you set sail with us, take the time to enjoy the scenic seafront promenade and the town’s impressive Grand Bazaar to really kickstart your Aegean adventure.

Day 1
Depart 21:30

Patmos

The monumental grid of medieval walls provides a picturesque setting as we pull into the port of Skala on the idyllic Greek island of Patmos. Locally known as the ‘island of the Apocalypse’, Patmos boasts a spiritual vibe thanks to the legends of St. John. Take time to explore the lush, forest-like hills that encircle the capital, Chora or join our local guide for an exciting adventure.

Day 2
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 3
Depart 12:00

Crete

(Heraklion)

As we pull into Heraklion, you have the chance to snap the imposing 16th-Century walls of Koules Fortress. Here you can enjoy the calm of the stunning waterfront, explore the Cretan countryside or discover the Palace of Knossos. This spellbinding tour invites you to listen to tales of intrigue and learn about Europe’s first civilisation in the Knossos museum. Was the Minotaur half-man or myth? You’re about to find out!

Day 3
Depart 21:30

Santorini

The spectacular sweeping scenery of Santorini will simply take your breath away. The romantic island is dotted with traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches that are clustered over the striking cliffs. It is instantly recognizable as one of the world’s most photographed picture-postcard landscapes. The charming villages provide a beguiling oasis of tranquility and beauty that will exceed all your expectations.

Day 4
Depart 13:00

Athens

Known for ancient industry and silver-mining, this humble town on the tip of the Attica Peninsula is making a comeback. Lavrio’s marina, beaches and mineral museum attract groups with time to explore, but even a fleeting visit leaves an impression. Meet restauranteurs boasting locally caught octopus and stuffed squid, and taverna hosts who welcome you like a friend returning from sea.

Day 4
Depart 23:00

Mykonos

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 5
Arrive 07:00

Kusadasi

Kusadasi has been an important port for centuries, hosting a variety of civilizations and for a time some of the most infamous pirates of the Mediterranean. Sizzling beaches next to sparkling blue water, lively bars and a bustling Grand Bazaar add up to exciting times in this buzzing Turkish city, but above all, it is the chief point of entry to the magnificent ruins of Ephesus.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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MEDIEVAL TOUR – ACROPOLIS OF LINDOS AND THE CITADEL OF THE KNIGHTS

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MINOAN PALACE OF KNOSSOS – 1ST EUROPEAN CIVILISATION

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JERUSALEM & BETHLEHEM

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JAFFA & TEL AVIV

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UNESCO CHURCHES IN SOLEA REGION – 2 CHURCHES

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Panoramic Limassol Curium

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PAPHOS, THE CITY OF UNESCO

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EXPERIENCE THE TRADITION

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CURIUM, THE WINE VILLAGE OF OMODOS AND LIMASSOL

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CLASSIC CAIRO

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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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ANCIENT EPHESUS & MILETUS

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TURKISH BATHS

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ISTANBUL

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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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ANCIENT PERGAMON

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LEGENDARY TROY & THE NEW TROY MUSEUM

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FULL DAY TRIP TO TROY & ASSOS

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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 THESSALONIKI

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VERIA (BERROIA)

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THESSALONIKI

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SPECTACULAR OIA VILLAGE PERCHED ON THE CALDERA RIM

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CRUISE TO SANTORINI’S ISLANDS AND VOLCANOES

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AKROTIRI VILLAGE EXCAVATIONS

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WALKING TOUR IN THE MEDIEVAL CITY OF RHODES

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PHILERIMOS CHURCH AND THE PALACE OF THE KNIGHTS

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MEDIEVAL TOUR – ACROPOLIS OF LINDOS AND THE CITADEL OF THE KNIGHTS

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TRADITIONAL FEAST IN PATMOS

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RELIGIOUS VISIT TO ST JOHN’S MONASTERY – GROTTO OF APOCALYPSE

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COUNTRYSIDE TOUR WITH CHORA AND THE GROTTO OF APOCALYPSE

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MYKONIAN DINNER

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MYKONIAN COUNTRYSIDE TOUR WITH CHORA AND LITTLE VENICE

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DELOS – SACRED ISLAND & APOLLO SANCTUARY

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CYCLADIC TASTES (FOOD ON FOOT)

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THE AMAZING BEACHES TOUR

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STEP BACK IN TIME – (RELIGIOUS)

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STEP BACK IN TIME

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Nostalgic Milos Cruise – Land & Sea

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KAVALA – Prophets, Legends and the heroes of Philippi

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RIVER TREKKING TOUR

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THE PALACE OF KNOSSOS & COSMOPOLITAN HERAKLION

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VENETIAN HERAKLION AND THE UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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MINOAN PALACE OF KNOSSOS – 1ST EUROPEAN CIVILISATION

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KNOSSOS PALACE AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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EXPERIENCE THE CRETAN COUNTRYSIDE AND LIFESTYLE

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THE ACROPOLIS & THE NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

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CORINTH CANAL, ANCIENT CORINTH, BEMA OF ST. PAUL

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ATHENS MONUMENTS AND THE ACROPOLIS

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ATHENS TOUR AND THE NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

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