Embark in Kusadasi, TurkeyArrive in Kusadasi and make your way to the ship. Embark your vessel, the Panorama II, between 2-3 p.m.. Once on board, join your crew and fellow travelers for a Welcome Cocktail. Set sail for Samos, arriving in the quaint port of Pythagorion late this afternoon. Enjoy a swim, walk the narrow alleys of the city, or relax in one of the numerous seaside cafes. Late in the evening, the ship sails for Delos.
Delos / Mykonos, GreeceSail 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.
Mykonos / Tinos, GreeceAt day break, depart 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.
Kythnos / Cape Sounion, GreeceLeave Tinos in the 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 cocktail and dinner under the stars at the Temple of Poseidon. In the evening, depart for Athens, arriving in time to explore the historic metropolis in theevening. Overnight in Marina Zea.
Marina Zea in Athens, GreeceJoin an optional excursion to the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum. The museum is home to every artifact found in the Ancient City of Athens. Take advantage of the opportunity to discover the unsurpassed Ancient masterpieces, as well as the thousands of dins that provide valuable insight into the day-by-day activities of ancient Greece. In the afternoon, set sail for Ios and overnight at sea.
Ios / Santorini, GreeceIn 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.
Patmos, GreeceArrive 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. This afternoon is your to spend at leisure either exploring the region's capital, Scala, or swimming at a nearby beach.
Disembark in Kusadasi, TurkeyFollowing breakfast on board the ship, disembark in Kusadasi between 9 and 10 a.m.