Tours & Cruise in Greece

Highlights of Greece Tour + 3-day Aegean Cruise

Last-minute discounts for March

Great solo and twin share rates! Travel back to a time of legends, gods and philosophers, as you journey from the ancient city of Athens to Crete, passing the Sacred Way at Delphi and the vibrant Aegean ports of Mykonos, Kusadasi and Santorini.

FROM
$2,145PP
Get your quote
DURATION
7 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Daily breakfast
  • Day tours
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Selected transfers

About this holiday

Slide 1 of 1
Read on for the full day-by-day itinerary...

Tour Highlights

  • ATHENS: Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the magnificent Acropolis. View the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch
  • CRETE: Spend time in the port town of Heraklion
  • DELPHI: Visit the home of the Oracle and the Temple of Apollo with a Local Specialist
  • KUSADASI: Visit the thriving Turkish port town
  • METEORA: Visit one of the iconic rock monasteries with a Local Specialist
  • MYKONOS: Spend the evening exploring this lively island PATMOS Explore this idyllic island
  • SANTORINI: Enjoy a relaxing evening in the cliff top town of Fira

Inclusions

Dining

  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 3 cruise lunches
  • 4 three-course dinners

Features

  • Audio headsets provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Selected transfers

Accommodation

Please see the itinerary section below for hotels on each date.

Travel dates

Pricing based on 11 March, 2019 departure. Please contact us for availability and pricing on alternative departure dates.

  • Twin share from $2,145pp
  • Solo rate from $2,675pp

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Athens
Welcome to Athens. You are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. After checking, spend the rest of the day relaxing or exploring the city. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Meeting this evening.

Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel

Day 2: Athens Sightseeing
Your Local Specialist takes you on a morning sightseeing tour of Athens starting with a visit to the ancient Acropolis and the Parthenon, which is considered to be the most important building to survive from Classical Greece. View the Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, the Evzone guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a host of other famous sites including the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. This afternoon, leave Athens and travel north towards the stunning region of Mt. Parnassos for your overnight stay in Delphi.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Hotel: Nafsika Palace/Nidimos

Day 3: Delphi Sightseeing - Kalambaka
Meet your Local Specialist this morning to tour Delphi and see the site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Walk the Sacred Way to the Temple of Apollo dating from the 4th century. It was here that, every four years, athletes competed in the Pythian Games, dedicated to Apollo and the arts. Drive this afternoon to Thermopylae, famous for the heroic defence by King Leonidas and his brave Spartans against the invading Persians. Arrive later in Kalambaka, where you dine tonight at your hotel.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Famissi Eden/Famissi

Day 4: Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens
This morning, travel to Meteora, with your Local Specialist, and visit one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, built on sandstone rocks above the town. Later, return to Athens.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel

Day 5: Embark 3-night Cruise - Mykonos
Transfer to the port and cruise to stunning Mykonos. Spend time discovering this island paradise with its distinctive white-washed houses and maze of narrow cobbled streets before setting sail to Turkey.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kusadasi - Patmos (Cruising)
Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey and take in the incredible ruins of Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis, on your included shore experience. Continue your cruise to Patmos, where there is time to shop, relax on the beach or take an Optional Experience to the Monastery of St. John.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Heraklion - Santorini (Cruising)
Wake this morning in Heraklion, on the island of Crete, and enjoy a complimentary shore experience visit to the Palace of Knossos. Continue to the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini, where you have the opportunity to visit the islands' spectacular Oia village.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Disembark - Depart Athens
This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and transfer to the airport.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Questions

Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

Travel at 60 and Trafalgar booking conditions apply. Please enquire for more information.

Not what you're looking for?
Show me more