Eclectic Aegean - 7 Nights
Discover the dazzling diversity and historic treasures of the glorious Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean. Blessed with stunning scenery, shimmering emerald bays, dramatic cliffs and fascinating architecture, this 7-night tour is a full-filled and fascinating adventure you do not want to miss.
You can follow your senses around the vibrant markets of Istanbul, savor the rich flavors and aromas of the Cyclades, and discover the rich history and fascinating legends of mythical gods and centaurs.
Cruise itineraryAt-a-Glance Itinerary
Breathtaking panoramas await you on your Eclectic Aegean 7-night odyssey. But before you get onboard , take the time to explore the sprawling capital of Athens and step back in time across more than three millennia. Clustered around its landmark 5th Century BC Acropolis are many historically important archaeological sites. You may even have time to enjoy the captivating ambience by the harbor’s edge.
Our adventure next takes us to the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Istanbul, and today you have the chance to see it from a unique perspective. Reserve your spot on a once-in-a-lifetime excursion on private boat to sail down the Bosphorus and catch spectacular views of the Topkapi Palace and the Rumeli Hisari Fortress. No visit to Istanbul is complete without a wander around the historic spice market to set your senses ablaze.
The sun-drenched island of Mykonos is affectionately known as the ‘Island of the Winds’. Easily recognised by its iconic 16th-Century windmills perched high on the hill, the vibrant Mykonos Town is an alluring landscape of smooth sandy beaches dotted along a dramatic coastline. Indulge in the islands culinary delights or take a short boat trip to explore the sacred island of Delos.
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 Aegean cruise. Before rebounding the ship, take time to enjoy the scenic seafront promenade and the town’s impressive Grand Bazaar.
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.
The mesmerizing landscape of Santorini is instantly recognizable all over the world with its sweeping cluster of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. Here you have the opportunity to experience the island’s charming villages on our unforgettable excursions to the picturesque beauty spot of Oia perched on the Caldera rim. You won’t want to forget your camera.
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.