Arrive in the bustling city of Istanbul, a place full of vibrant energy and culture. Check into your hotel after your travels and unwind tonight before your luxury cruise.
Your cruise itinerary begins in Istanbul. Spend the day exploring the city, including landmarks such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Board your ship at 5pm.
Myrina, Nisos Limnos, Greece
Your first stop is the volcanic island Limnos, which is shrouded in mythical history. Choose between a few great land activities (at an additional cost), or take the time to explore for yourself. The optional land activities include visiting a wine factory, a guided tour of the island, or a trip on a traditional caique boat.
Today you’ll stop at Cesme, a popular resort destination on the tip of a peninsula of the same name. Spend time exploring attractions such as Cesme Castle and the thermal baths, or opt for one of the shore activities (at an additional cost). Activities include a guided tour of Cesme or a day of windsurfing.
Bodrum offers lots of picturesque outdoor cafes and local shops to explore today, as well as historical attractions such as the remains of King Mausolus’ tomb. Optional (extra cost) activities including a tour of Bodrum castle, a drive around the Bodrum peninsula, and shopping with a local chef.
Beautiful Rhodes is your stop for today. We recommend exploring the bustling harbour and busy bazaar, or enjoying one of the optional (extra cost) activities. Today these include a heritage tour with UNESCO, a Greek cooking class, or hiring a private car to discover the island for yourself.
Thira (Santorini, Greece)
This extraordinary volcanic island boasts black sand beaches and sheer limestone cliffs to explore. Why not hop on the cable car that takes you up to the capital, Fira, too. Optional activities include a motorcoach trip to the islands highest peak – Mt Profitis Illias, volcano hiking, and yoga with wine tasting (all at an additional cost).
Spetsai, Nisos Spetsai, Greece
Today you’ll explore the gorgeous island dubbed ‘The Isle of the Aromas’, home to a charming harbour with nice shops and restaurants to enjoy. The island is quiet and relatively unpopulated, the perfect respite.
Piraeus (Athens) Greece
Today you will disembark your ship for the last time. Your last port is Athens, a wonderful location with lots to explore before your onward flight. As the cruise docks early in the morning, we suggest booking a hotel so you can drop off your things and have one more night in wonderful Greece. Just give us a call and we will be happy to discuss your options.