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Jewels of the Cyclades

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Galileo
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The Jewels of the Cyclades showcases the Aegean Islands known for their white-washed villages and ports, bright skies, and crystal sea. Visit well-known places on this 8-day cruise on the Galileo, such as Santorini and Mykonos and off-the-beaten-track islands such as Paros and Folegandros. The highlights of this program are the excursions in Santorini and Delos, nighlife in Mykonos, the old Greece atmosphere in Folegandros and your swimstops in some secluded bays where you can swim from the boat.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Embark at Marina Zea | Poros
Day 2 : Poliegos | Folegandros
Day 3 : Santorini
Day 4 : Antiparos | Paros
Day 5 : Delos | Mykonos
Day 6 : Syros
Day 7 : Kythnos | Marina Zea
Day 8 : Disembark at Marina Zea

Highlights

  • Dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas in Folegrandros
  • Tour a local winery in Santorini
  • Explore the unique archaeological site of Delos
  • Walk through Syros and view the unique architecture

Ship

Galileo

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

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

Day 1 Embark at Marina Zea | Poros

Arrive in the port of Marina Zea in time for embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3-hour visit before setting sail to Kimolos. Overnight at sea.

Day 2 Poliegos | Folegandros

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
In the morning arrive in Poliegos or Kimolos, two very small islands known for their amazing beaches. Enjoy a morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. In the afternoon sail to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less-known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.

Day 3 Santorini

Arrive in the morning at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Join an optional excursion to a typical winery and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia known for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 4 Antiparos | Paros

In the morning enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos. At early noon arrive in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Enjoy time to have a fun night and show your fellow travelers your dancing skills during the famous Greek Night on board. Overnight in Paros.

Day 5 Delos | Mykonos

An optional morning tour is offered to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Later on stop at one of Mykonos's beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into Tourlos port in Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 6 Syros

After a morning swim arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands, where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.

Day 7 Kythnos | Marina Zea

In the morning arrive in Kythnos where you can enjoy a swim in Kolones Bay and then set sail for Marina Zea where you arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.

Day 8 Disembark at Marina Zea

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark the Galileo after breakfast and say good bye to your fellow travelers.

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Notes

- 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.

Please Note:
Single Supplement is 50% on this journey.
Third person reduction in Category C & Category B is 30%.

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)

Included

  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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