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Discover Greece at its best on this 8-day cruise on the M/Y Callisto. Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery. Experience Athens and the Acropolis at sunset. Visit the beautiful Cyclades - Kea, Santorini, Mykonos, and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Cruise to Crete, the largest and southernmost Greek Island and swim in the crystal blue waters off the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean Sea. Enjoy the historic treasures of Monemvassia and Nafplion as well as Hydra, an off-the-beaten track island with a picturesque harbor. Each day discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters, a glimpse of ancient history, and rich cultural diversity.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Embark in Athens
Day 2 : Nafplion
Day 3 : Monemvassia | Kythira
Day 4 : Rethymnon, Crete
Day 5 : Santorini
Day 6 : Delos | Mykonos
Day 7 : Kea
Day 8 : Disembark in Athens

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful Cyclades Islands: Kea, Santorini, Mykonos, and Delos
  • Discover the exceptionally preserved palace of King Minoas on Crete
  • Tour the old quarter of Nafplion & the medieval fortified town Monemvassia
  • Experience archaeological and historic sites on Delos, Santorini, and more!
  • Swim in crystal blue waters off the island of Kythira, a hidden gem

Ship

M/Y Callisto

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Traditional architecture in Greece. Donkeys are a traditional form of transportation in Greece Door to beach in Santorini The ruins of Athens Athens Acropolis

Day 1 Embark in Athens

Arrive this afternoon for embarkation at Marina Zea, Athens. Arrive at Hydra after a Welcome Dinner. Spend time at leisure exploring Hydra’s picturesque port and enjoying the island’s nightlife. Overnight at port.

Day 2 Nafplion

Depart early this morning for Nafplion. Join an optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaen king. The old quarter of Nafplion is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Depart and overnight at sea to Monemvassia.

Day 3 Monemvassia | Kythira

In the morning arrive at Monemvassia, a remarkable medieval fortified town. Explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart for Kythira Island, a quaint beauty with crystal waters, arriving early in the afternoon with time for a swim in the bay. Enjoy an evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora. Overnight at sea to Rethymnon, Crete.

Day 4 Rethymnon, Crete

In the morning the ship calls in at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Today you have the opportunity to discover the exceptionally preserved palace of King Minoas by going on an optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Overnight at sea to Santorini Island.

Day 5 Santorini

Arrive early morning in Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. An optional tour is offered to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Sail overnight to Delos & Mykonos.

Day 6 Delos | Mykonos

Arrive in Delos Island this morning for an optional tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Then head to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Enjoy a free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 7 Kea

Depart for Kea Island, arriving with time at leisure to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia, after dinner. Depart via Cape Sounion and overnight at sea.

Day 8 Disembark in Athens

  • 1 Breakfast
Arrive at Marina Zea and disembark after breakfast at 9:00.

M/Y Callisto

Per person starting at
$2,950
Marble bathroom on the M/Y Callisto
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Cat C
Located on the lower deck featuring port holes.
Callisto Employee Attending to Cabin Bathroom
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Cat B
Located on the lower deck featuring port holes.
Callisto twin cabin
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Cat A
Located on the Main deck featuring large windows. Category A cabins at the bow section of the Main deck have Double beds, while all other Category A cabins have Twin beds.
Callisto double bed cabin
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Cat P
Located on the Main deck featuring large windows. Category P cabins located at the bow section of the Main deck are equipped with Double beds, while all other Category P cabins at the Main Deck are equipped with Twin beds.

Notes

Child Discount:
Children between the ages of 7-10 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 50% discount on the cruise fare per person in twin cabin. Children between the ages of 10-16 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 35% discount. 

Please Note:
Single Supplement is 75% on this journey.
Third person reduction in Category C & Category B is 30%.

Cruise fares are per person and include:
- Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
- Ocean transportation
- Half-board: buffet breakfast and one meal daily
- On board entertainment as specified in the itinerary  

Not included:
- Port charges
- Fuel surcharge
- Travel insurance
- Transfers
- Airport facility charges
- Taxes/fees
- Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
- Crew tips
- Items of a personal nature: alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, and Wi Fi charges

Included

  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
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