Classical Greece shows Greece at its best: the beautiful white-washed 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 known and quaint islands of Kythira, where you are likely to see turtles swim inside the port, and Hydra, a summer destination for the Athenians. Board the Harmony V for a week-long round-trip cruise!
Day 1 : Athens | Embark Day 2 : Delos | Mykonos Day 3 : Santorini Day 4 : Rethymnon, Crete Day 5 : Kythira Day 6 : Monemvassia | Nafplion Day 7 : Nafplion | Hydra Day 8 : Athens | Disembark
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!
Arrive this afternoon for embarkation in Marina Zea. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Optional tour to Mycenae, the walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the islands of Hydra. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.
Day 8 Athens | Disembark
Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.
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Main deck. One double bed, windows, en suite bathroom with shower, flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
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Main deck. One double bed or two twin beds, windows, en suite bathroom with shower, flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
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Upper deck. One double bed or two twin beds, windows, en suite bathroom with shower, flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
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Upper deck. One double bed or two twin beds, sofa, windows, en suite bathroom with shower, flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
- 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 in Category A. Children between the ages of 10-16 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 35% discount in Category A.
Third person reduction in Category A is 30%.
Cruise fares include:
• Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
• Half-board: breakfast on a daily basis and one main meal per day. Main meal can be lunch or dinner according to the daily program. Includes 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
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.