Aegean Odyssey (Athens) Cruise

Adventure Life
Witness the Changing of the Guard in Athens
Traditional architecture in Greece.
Adventure Life
The ruins of Athens
Taking a swim in sunlit lagoons
The whitewashed walls of Greece
Outdoor dining
Dining room
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Aegean Islands and of Turkey. Each day discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.

Day 1

    Embark in Athens, Greece

    Arrive in Greece. Make your way to Marina Zea where you embark your vessel, the Panorama II, between 2-3 p.m. Once on board, enjoy a welcome cocktail reception where you can get to know your fellow travelers and the ship's crew. In the evening, set sail and enjoy a welcome dinner. Overnight at sea to Ios.

    Day 2

      Ios / Santorini, Greece

      In the morning, stop for a refreshing swim and Manganari Beach in Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning duster of white buildings atop a cliff. Join an optional tour this afternoon to Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 BC. The tour ends in Oia, a city famous for its sunset. Overnight at sea en route to Patmos.

      Day 3

        Patmos, Greece

        Arrive in Patmos and join an optional excursion to discover more in this port town. Your tour includes two UNESCO world Heritage Sites: the Grotto and Monastery of St. John, and the history center of the medieval town of Chora. The afternoon is your to spend at leisure either exploring the region's capital, Scala, or swimming at a nearby beach.

        Day 4

          Kusadasi, Turkey / Samos, Greece

          Arrive in Kusadasi early in the morning. Drive to ancient Ephesus on an optional tour: the greatest archeological site in the Aegean region. As you tour this remarkably preserved Greek and Roman city, you may feel as if you're about to encounter a toga-garbed resident or rhear a chariot clattering down the main avenue - the same avenue down which Cleaopatra and Mark Anthony rode in procession more than 2,000 years ago. After lunch and some free time, sail to the Island of Samos. In the afternoon, the ship arrives in the quaint port of Pythagorion. Here, enjoy a swim, walk the narrow alleys of the city or relax at one of the numerous sea-side cafes. Overnight at sea to Delos and Mykonos.

          Day 5

            Delos / Mykonos, Greece

            Sail into the white and blue Cyclades. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. One an optional guided walking tour, visit the archeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. After a 2-hour walking tour, sail into a beautiful bay for a refreshing swim stop and lunch. Later in the afternoon, sail into Mykonos harbor. Discover its brilliant white houses and stroll along its narrow walkways. While exploring the town, visit the archeological or the maritime museum, and don't forget to visit a bakery that has been turning out bread in wood-fired ovens since the 15th century. A great way to end this day is with a glass of ouzo and a plate of traditional "mezedes" appetizers. More adventurous travelers may want to stay out late and enjoy the islands' world-famous nightlife. Overnight in Mykonos.

            Day 6

              Tinos, Greece

              At day break, leave Mykonos for the island of Tinos. Reach the beach of Ysternia for a swim stop and a barbeque. After lunch, sail into the harbor and join an optional excursion to the picturesque Tinos villages of Exovergo and Volax. Visit the island's famous basket weavers and marble sculptors of Pyrgos. Overnight in Tinos.

              Day 7

                Kythnos / Cape Sounion, Greece

                Leave Tinos this morning and sail to Kythnos for a swim stop and beach BBQ. Arrive in Kolones Beach for one last dip in the Aegean before reaching Cape Sounion. Arrive in time for a farewell cocktail and dinner under the stars at the Temple of Poseidon. In the evening, depart and sail overnight for Athens.

                Day 8

                  Disembark in Athens, Greece

                  Following breakfast on board the ship, disembark at Marina Zea in Athens.
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                  - Please note that fares do not include port charges and possible fuel surcharges. Contact us for details.
                  - Please note that shore excursions are offered at additional costs.

                  Child Discount:
                  Children between the ages of 7-10 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 50% discount. Children between the ages of 10-16 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 35% discount.

                  Cruise Fare Includes:
                  - Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
                  - Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner
                  - Regular coffee, tea and drinking water free all day
                  - Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability)
                  - Multilingual Cruise Escort

                  Not included:
                  - Beverages (except those mentioned above)
                  - Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
                  - Crew tips
                  - Passenger personal expenses
                  - Wi-Fi (available at a charge)