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Boutique cruise in the heart of the Greek islands

Ponant cruises

7 Days - 6 Nights

Join us on an 8-day cruise exploring the Greek islands in the heart of the Aegean Sea. You'll enjoy beautiful bays, unique landscapes, white sandy beaches and ancient heritage. While you enjoy the destination, your child will enjoy an activity program designed just for them.

This cruise is available from 4/07/2024 to 11/07/2024. Feel free to contact us for other options.

Day 1: Athens

The trip starts in the capital of Greece, Athens. Embarkation starts from 4 pm to 5 pm and the ship departs at 6 pm. Explore some of Athens' liveliest neighborhoods: Plaka, with its maze of colorful streets, where in the evening the smell of moussaka and garlic shrimp will tantalize your taste buds. The National Archaeological Museum and the Cycladic Art Museum are also some of the city's main attractions, offering you the opportunity to discover Athens' cultural past.

Day 2: Patmos

Today you will arrive at the legendary island in the Dodecanese, Patmos. The author of the last book of the Bible, St. John, supposedly lived here. At the top of a hill surrounded by vineyards and orchards, you will discover the Apocalypse and St. John's Monastery dedicated to him. The crystal clear bays of Kambos and Lampi are the perfect swimming spot. There are three available excursions, not included in price, where you will learn more about its history, religious heritage or discover beautiful places to photograph.

Day 3: Symi

Today you will explore charming Symi. This island of cypress forests, vineyards and olive groves has a capital of the same name that is as colorful as the surrounding countryside. Don't miss the charm of the harbor district of Gialos: along its quays are picturesque houses with multicolored facades. Climb the 500 steps of the Kali Strata and behold magnificent viewpoints. Two possible excursions are included: visit the Orthodox monastery of Panormitis or take a guided walk in Symi.

Day 4: Amorgos - Santorini

Amorgos is the easternmost island of the Cyclades and stands out for its rocky coves with crystal clear waters and its small, picturesque villages. In this port you can visit one of the most beautiful villages of the Cyclades, Chora, and discover its cobbled streets and whitewashed houses, with a castle above. Byzantine churches, windmills and courtyards full of flowers complete this typical scene of timeless Greece. In the evening, sail on past Santorini and enjoy the stunning views of the whitewashed villages.

Day 5: Adamas, Milos

Milos' volcanic origins are evident in its breathtaking landscapes and cliff colors, ranging from pure white to deep red. From the deck of a ship, discover the wild beauty of the coastlines with the most beautiful beaches in Greece and enjoy privileged access to emerald green bays. Small fishing ports like Adamas hide there, with brightly colored doors and terraces. There are three available excursions, not included in price: Natural wonders and ancient remains of Milos; the beauties of northern Milos; or walking among the bays of Milos.

Day 6: Delos - Paros

Today you will visit the small island of Delos, one of the greatest archaeological sites in Greece. From the Stoa of Antigonos, the Terrace of the Lions to the sculpted marble animal statues, you will make one discovery after another against a backdrop of the Aegean Sea stretching to the horizon. From the steps of the theater on the hill, you will enjoy the expansive view. An excursion is included that visits the archaeological site. In the afternoon you will trek to Paros. Along the quays of Parikia, the main town, you will see Byzantine churches and neoclassical buildings. To make the most of the turquoise waters, stop off at Naoussa. This small fishing port is bordered by a beautiful bay. There are three available excursions, not included in price: Paros by boat with swimming stop; From Parikia to Naousa and villages; visit basilica and vineyards on Paros.

Day 7: Hydra

East of the Peloponnese, set against the slopes of a mountainous bay, is Hydra. Marvel at the beautiful stone mansions and multicolored caiques along the quays. Further along the coast you will discover the Historical Archives Museum. Collections from the National Historical Museum of Athens are displayed in the elegant villa Koundouriotis. An excursion is available, not included in the price, where you will discover the history of Hydra.

Day 8: Athens

Your adventure ends today, unfortunately. You have arrived back in Athens, the place where you started. Disembarkation is at 8 in the morning.

Price from is 8,600 euros per cabin. This is a price indication per cabin based on a standard room in all-inclusive formula including some listed excursions, guest speakers and activities for young explorers.

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