Iconic Aegean - 3 Nights - 2021/2022

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. Included in the price are guided excursions to one of the most iconic historical sites in the eastern Mediterranean – the ancient city of Ephesus and the Minoan Palace of Knossos – the first advanced civilization of Europe.

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

Cruise itinerary

At-a-Glance Itinerary
Day 1
Depart: 11:30

Athens

(Greece)

ATHENS (Greece) 

 

Your three-night adventure starts as we head out to the idyllic island of Mykonos. Home to the famous white windmills, the Island of the Winds is a picturesque paradise with traditional villages, charming churches, whitewashed houses and a lively waterfront lined with bohemian cafes and welcoming bars. 

Day 1
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 2
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 2
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 3
Depart 12:00

Heraklion

(Greece)

We arrive in Crete where you will embark on another highlight of your three-day adventure – to the mysterious Minoan Palace of Knossos. Legend states the tyrannous King Minos kept a man-eating minotaur in the subterranean labyrinth beneath the palace – and as you explore the ancient ruins, only you can decide whether the beast was part man or myth.

Day 3
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 4
Arrive 07:00

Athens

The overnight journey back to the mainland signals the end of your three-day adventure. We bid you farewell as we dock in Athens where you have the entire day to visit the abundance of classical tourist attractions, art galleries and world-class museums the Greek capital as to offer.

Amazing excursions carefully curated

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Half Day

ANCIENT EPHESUS THROUGH THE AGES – HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN

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MINOAN PALACE OF KNOSSOS – 1ST EUROPEAN CIVILISATION

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ATHENS MONUMENTS AND THE ACROPOLIS

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ATHENS TOUR AND THE NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

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MYKONIAN DINNER

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MYKONIAN COUNTRYSIDE TOUR WITH CHORA AND LITTLE VENICE

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HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY & ANCIENT EPHESUS

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ANCIENT EPHESUS AND THE TERRACE HOUSES

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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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TRADITIONAL FEAST IN PATMOS

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EXPERIENCE THE CRETAN COUNTRYSIDE AND LIFESTYLE

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VENETIAN HERAKLION AND THE UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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SPECTACULAR OIA VILLAGE PERCHED ON THE CALDERA RIM

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