Iconic Aegean Summer from Kusadasi - 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 Kusadasi (Turkey)
2 Patmos (Greece)
3 Heraklion, Crete
4 Santorini (Greece)
5 Athens (Greece)
6 Mykonos (Greece)
7 Kusadasi (Turkey)

LINGER LONGER WITH A HOLIDAY PACKAGE

Up to 4-nights Athens hotel stay + transfers

PRELUDE:

1-night hotel stay before you cruise

EPIC PRELUDE:

2-night hotel stay before you cruise

EXPLORER: 2-night hotel stay before you cruise

+ 1-night hotel stay after you cruise

ULTIMATE EXPLORER: 2-night hotel stay before you cruise

+ 2-night hotel stay after you cruise

An extra day or two either side of your cruise can make all the difference.

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Cruise itinerary

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

Kusadasi

(Turkey)

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

(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 2
Depart 12:00

Heraklion,

Crete

As we pull into Heraklion, you have the chance to snap the imposing 16th-Century walls of Koules Fortress. Here you will 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 2
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 3
Depart 13:00

Athens

We pull into the magical city of Athens, one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Join your included tour to the crowning glory of Athens. Join our expert guide and discover the fascinating history of ancient Greece and witness the enduring image of the Parthenon up close and personal.

Day 3
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 4
Arrive 07:00

Kusadasi

(Turkey)

Kusadassi 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.

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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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Cruise to Santorin’s islands and volcanoes

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Akrotiri Village Excavations

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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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Minoan Palace of Knossos – 1st European Civilisation

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Experience the Cretan Countryside and Lifestyle

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Athens monuments and the Acropolis

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Athens tour and the New Acropolis Museum

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