Admire the stunning jewels of the Aegean Sea on this 8-day Turkey to Greece cruise. Beginning in cultural Istanbul, explore the Turkish coast before sailing the lesser-known islands of Greece. Disembark daily to explore the fascinating ports of call of Canakkale, Dikili, Kusadasi, Patmos, Santorini, and more. Fall in love with the magic of the islands as you sail across the Aegean to Athens.
Day 1 : Istanbul Day 2 : Canakkale Day 3 : Dikili Day 4 : Kusadasi Day 5 : Samos, Arki or Lipsi Islands / Patmos Day 6 : Delos / Mykonos Day 7 : Ios / Santorini Day 8 : Athens
Optional visits to Troy, Pergamon, and Ephesus
Explore Mykonos, Greece's most famous cosmopolitan island
Tour the ruins of Delos, a World Heritage Site
Swim and snorkel at Manganari, one of the most beautiful Aegean beaches
In the morning, arrive in Canakkale and enjoy an optional full day excursion to the cities of Troy and Assos. Troy, the legendary city of Homer's Iliad, fell during the Trojan War and have since been excavated. In the afternoon, visit the settlements of Alexandria Troa and Assos.
Arrive in Dikili and enjoy an optional excursion to the Greco-Roman city of Pergamon, which is famous for its Asclepion, the Acropolis, the Altar of Zeus, and the Temples of Athena, Trojan, and Dionysos.
Continue your explorations of ancient civilizations with an optional tour of Ephesus, one of the greatest archaeological sites 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 hear a chariot clattering down the main avenue, the same avenue down which Cleopatra and Mark Anthony rode in procession more than 2,000 years ago. In the afternoon, enjoy some free time shopping in the bazaar.
Spend the morning at a secluded beach, either Arkous or Lipsous Island. After lunch, sail to nearby Patmos and join an optional excursion to the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic center of medieval Chora.
In the early morning, arrive in Delos, once the capital of Greece. Take an optional guided walking tour and visit the ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site which was unearthed in the 19th century. Return to the ship for an early afternoon swim, then sail for Mykonos. Arrive in the early afternoon and take the time to explore this glittering town.
Spend the morning at Manganari, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Aegean, for excellent swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Set sail for Santorini and enjoy an optional excursion to visit the Akrotiri excavations, the Museum, and the Villages. The tour ends in Oia just in time to experience one of Santorini's world famous sunsets.
Day 8 Athens
Arrive in Athens in the early morning and disembark after breakfast. Transfer either into the city or the airport for your continued independent journeys.
- 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.
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.
Single Supplement is 50% on this journey
We are so glad that we chose Adventure Life. The service is top-notch. Everything is well taken care of and we just have to print the documents and go. Franny even gave us timely updates on possible airport strike.