Arrival in Istanbul, transfer to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
TUESDAY: ISTANBUL / ANKARA / CAPPADOCIA
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara, visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. After lunch continue to Cappadoccia. Dinner & overnight.
Capadoccia full day tour, including a visit to the Uchisar Citadel and the underground Kaymakili town. After lunch visit to the Goreme Valley and the open-air museum. The tour ends at Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
THURSDAY: CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE
Depart for Konya early in the morning, visit to the 13th century Caravanserai "Sultanhan", arrival in Konya, where the Mevlana Museum and the Theological School of Whirling Dervishes are located, lunch en route, drive to Pamukkale. Dinner & overnight.
FRIDAY: PAMUKKALE / KUSADASI / IZMIR / ISTANBUL
Visit to the ancient Hierapolis town, the Necropolis (graveyard) ruins, the Roman Baths, the Basilica and Calcium cliffs during the morning. Driving to Aphrodisias, lunch, visit to the Greco-Roman settlement which had been devoted to Aphrodite, the Love Goddess, during ancestry. Dinner & overnight at Kusadasi town. Transfer to Izmir airport for the flight back to Istanbul. Pick up from Istanbul airport and transfer to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
SUNDAY: ISTANBUL / ATHENS
At indicated time, transfer to the airport and depart for Athens. Arrival and transfer to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
MONDAY: ATHENS / MYKONOS
Early in the morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark the ship for the 4-night cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey. First stop Mykonos, an island known for its fantastic sandy beaches, its vivid nightlife, Little Venice and famous windmills.
TUESDAY: KUSADASI (TURKEY) / PATMOS
First port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi port with the option to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John where he lived and wrote the book of the Revelation.
Early morning arrival in the magnificent island of the roses situated in the southeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. Rhodes island is visited by hundreds of tourists every year since it offers a combination of great historical sites, marvelous beaches, a vivid nightlife and great shopping areas. By participating in one of the optional tours, you will be able to visit the medieval city and the famous Lindos Acropolis.
THURSDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) / SANTORINI
First port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Knossos Palace, the center of the Minoan Civilization. In the afternoon arrival in Santorini island which is said to be the lost continent of the Atlantis.
FRIDAY: PIRAEUS / ATHENS
The cruise ship will arrive at Piraeus port early in the morning. Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to your selected hotel to stay in Athens. Balance of the day at leisure.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel, and you will be led to a guided Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldierís Tomb, the Hadrianís Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Balance of the day at leisure.
SUNDAY: ATHENS / AIRPORT
Depending on your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Athens airport.
Rates are per person, in Euro (€)
Medium season supplement $75 per person from April 29 to August 19 inclusive
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