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Jewels of the Cyclades

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The Jewels of the Cyclades cruise 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.
Donkeys are a traditional form of transportation in GreeceTraditional architecture in Greece.Door to beach in SantoriniThe ruins of AthensAthens Acropolis
  • 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
Activity Level: Relaxed

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Day 1: Athens | Embark | Poros

Arrive in the port of Marina Zea, Athens 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 Poliegos. 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. Overnight in Folegandros.

Day 3: Santorini

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
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

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
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

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
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

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
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 | Athens

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner
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, Athens.

Day 8: Athens | Disembark

Disembark the Galileo after breakfast between 8-9 am and say goodbye to your fellow travelers.

*Please note all shore excursions listed in this itinerary are an additional cost to allow flexibility to explore on your own.*



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Book now and enjoy 10% off on cruise fare. Honeymooners are eligible for a cabin upgrade (subject to availability) and a candle-lit dinner onboard or at a preferred restaurant, or a free 45-minute massage for two at the Jade Spas (M/Y Variety Voyager & M/Y Pegasos)

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SINGLE parent with 1 or 2 children in the same cabin. The parent pays the Single cruise fare and the children cruise for FREE.

* COUPLE with 1 child sharing the same cabin. Child 5-10 years old: NO charges. Child 11-17 years old: 50% reduction.
* COUPLE with 2 or 3 children. Both cabins will be charged at a Single rate (single adult rate).
* Discounts which only apply to children 5-17 years old: 25% reduction on all optional excursions.

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  • 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.
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  • Additional excursions during free time
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