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Classical Greece

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Harmony V
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Classical Greece shows Greece at its best: The beautiful whitewashed Cycladic Islands of Santorini and Mykonos, Crete the largest and southern- most Greek Island and the Peloponnese with Monemvassia and Nafplion and their historical treasures. Add to these destinations the less know and quaint islands of Kythira - will probably see turtles swim inside the port of Kythira where you will be docking for the night - and Hydra, a summer destination for the Athenians. Board the Harmony V for a weeklong round-trip cruise! 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Athens
Day 2 : Delos - Mykonos
Day 3 : Santorini
Day 4 : Rethymnon, Crete
Day 5 : Kythira
Day 6 : Monemvassia / Nafplion
Day 7 : Nafplion / Hydra or Spetses
Day 8 : Athens

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful Cyclades Islands: 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!

Ship

Harmony V

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 Athens

Arrive this afternoon for embarkation in Marina Zea. Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Time at leisure to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.

Day 2 Delos - Mykonos

Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Tourlos in Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 3 Santorini

Noon arrival in Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.

Day 4 Rethymnon, Crete

Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight at sea.

Day 5 Kythira

Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a lesser known island gem, that is fast becoming a favorite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira.

Day 6 Monemvassia / Nafplion

Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.

Day 7 Nafplion / Hydra or Spetses

Optional tour to Mycenae, the walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the islands of Hydra or Spetses. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.

Day 8 Athens

  • 1 Breakfast
Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.

Harmony V

Per person starting at
$2,950
Harmony V Cabin Category C
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Category C
Main deck, 1 double bed, large windows, en suite facilities, flat screen TV, mini fridge, A/C, safe deposit box. 12.5 square meters.
Harmony V Cabin Category B
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Category B
Main deck, 1 double bed or 2 lower beds, large windows, en suite facilities, flat screen TV, mini fridge, A/C, safe deposit box. 15.5 square meters.
Harmony V Cabin Category A
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Category A
Upper deck, 1 double bed or 2 lower beds, large windows, en suite facilities, flat screen TV, mini fridge, A/C, safe deposit box. 16 square meters
Harmony V's Category P Cabin.
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Category P
Upper deck, 1 double bed or 2 lower beds, sofa, large windows, en suite facilities, flat screen TV, mini fridge, A/C, safe deposit box. 20 square meters

Notes

$75 single supplement
Single Supplement is 50% on this journey

- 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 fares include:
• Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
• Half-board: buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
• Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day.
• Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability)
• Multilingual Cruise Escort

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

Please Note:
Single Supplement is 50% on this journey

Included

  • 7 Breakfasts
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