New Year 2022 - 8 Nights All Inclusive

See the Istanbul skyline silhouetted against a dazzling parade of fireworks on a New Year’s Eve you’ll never forget. On an 8-day adventure like no other, you’ll encounter unique traditions and spectacular experiences across the Greek Islands and beyond. You’ll explore marbled streets and a Wonder of the World in the ancient city of Ephesus, discover the origins of the Minotaur myth at the Minoan civilisation’s Knossos Palace, and visit some of the most welcoming tavernas in the Eastern Mediterranean. When your once-a-year celebration becomes once-in-a-lifetime, moments of shared elation take on a whole new meaning. You’ve never had a new year like this before.

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1 Athens
2 Crete (Heraklion)
3 Santorini
4 Kusadasi
5 Istanbul
6 At Sea
7 Volos
8 Athens (Pireaus)

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1
Depart 17:00

Athens

Your idyllic Aegean escape begins in the majestic city of Athens. As one of the oldest cities in the world, the vibrant modern metropolis boasts an intriguing and contrasting mix of old and modern architecture in perfect harmony and balance. Explore the city and soak up the atmosphere by the harbour’s edge as you wait to embark for your exciting adventure.

Day 2
Depart 23:30

Crete

(Heraklion)

As you’re making memories on your Greek cruise, we’re pulling into Heraklion. Don’t be fooled by the imposing 16th-century walls of Koules Fortress – Heraklion is a charming Aegean paradise. The next leg of your cruise awaits – but not before you’ve taken in the seafront and explored the rolling Cretan countryside. Get to know about Europe’s first civilisation in the Knossos museum before heading on for the next leg of your journey.

Day 3
Depart 21:00

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 14:00

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 iconic Aegean cruise. Before rebounding the ship, take time to enjoy the scenic seafront promenade and the town’s impressive Grand Bazaar.

Day 5-6
Depart 23:30

Istanbul

The enchanting capital city of Istanbul is split between the continents of Europe and Asia, and offers a truly unique experience. The city’s skyline is embellished with the silhouetted minarets of the lavish Byzantine and imperial mosques that line the Bosphorus Strait. Our complimentary cruise along the Bosphorus or visit to the spice market to experience the sights, smells and sounds of this enigmatic city.

Day 7

At

Sea

A day at sea gives you the opportunity to explore the ship’s array of amenities, take full advantage of the onboard activities and indulge in our chef’s exquisite cuisine. Kick back and soak up the sun as we treat you to complimentary drinks from the bar. Alternatively, why not participate in handicrafts, language lessons, traditional dancing, games or exercise. There’s plenty to do.

Day 8
Depart 17:00

Volos

The attractive and picturesque coastal port city of Volos is associated with many captivating tales of Greek mythology. It’s the mythical home of Jason and the Argonauts, and the birthplace of the Centaur. The island’s most popular attraction, however, are the six spectacular monasteries that are perched high on the magnificent vertical rock formations collectively known as Meteora. You have to see it to believe it.

Day 9
Arrive 07:00

Athens

(Pireaus)

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.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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ANCIENT EPHESUS THROUGH THE AGES – HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN

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MINOAN PALACE OF KNOSSOS – 1ST EUROPEAN CIVILISATION

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Athens Food on foot

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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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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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