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Athens - Athens - Example 12 Day Cruise aboard Emerald Azzurra
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Your 12-day Aegean adventure aboard the Emerald Azzurra starts in Athens and takes you to the Greek island of Ermoupolis and then to the coastal port of Volos before heading to Turkey and taking in Canakkale and the Turkish capital of Istanbul. Heading south, visit Kusadasi, Rhodes, Santorini, and Mykonos in Greece. 
Walking in SantoriniStroll the ancient walkways of AthensIstanbul shoreline and shipsA romantic view from the cliffs of SantoriniLearn about Classical history in AthensSunset over Athens' port
Highlights
  • Tour the diverse city of Istanbul
  • Relax in the jewel of the Turkish Riviera, Antalya
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Rhodes
  • Enjoy the clear blue skies, iconic beaches, and whitewashed windmills of Mykonos
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Embark in Athens, Greece

Upon your arrival in Athens, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

Day 2: Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The capital of the Aegean island of Syros, Ermoupolis is a stunning town. Architectural splendour is a striking reminder of a brilliant past, as a neo-classical influence combines with that of Ancient Greece and western Europe.

Day 3: Volos

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Built near the site of ancient Iolcos, Volos is situated at the foot of Mount Pelion.

Day 4: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 5-6: Istanbul

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Turkey’s economic, cultural and historic centre, Istanbul straddles Europe and Asia, something evident from the wonderful east-meets-west vibe. Meet open-minded locals as you immerse yourself in their light-hearted spirit, learn about its cultural heritage from architectural masterpieces and enjoy strong culinary diversity.

Day 7: Canakkale

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the Marmara region of northwestern Turkey, the Çanakkale Province is a destination of all-round intrigue. From the historic battlefields of Troy and Gallipoli, to the serenity of beautiful beaches, unique local food and wineries. 

Day 8: Kusadasi

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This beach resort town on Turkey’s west coast dates back to 3000 BC and is now a busy cruise port, with a renowned nightlife. Home to a small, Byzantine castle, the Grand Bazaar selling the wares of numerous merchants and much in the way of monuments to the past.

Day 9: Rhodes, Greece

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes seemingly has it all. Lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Known as the Island of the Knights, the medieval city is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 10: Santorini

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Rising from the destruction of a 16th century volcanic eruption, Santorini is now highly renowned for its beauty, carved by its after effects. Iconic whitewashed buildings grip to the beautiful rugged cliffs overlooking where the Aegean Sea meets with white sandy beaches.

Day 11: Mykonos

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Named after Apollo’s grandson, this cosmopolitan Greek island in the heart of the Cyclades is built on myth and legend. Clear blue skies, renowned beaches and whitewashed windmills make it the perfect port stop.

Day 12: Disembark in Athens, Greece

Today you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

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Emerald Azzurra

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$7,380
Oceanview Stateroom
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Oceanview Stateroom (D)
182ft² - 204ft² (17m² - 19m²). Situated on the Emerald Deck, towards the front of the yacht, Oceanview Staterooms are bigger than the average standard.
Balcony Stateroom
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Balcony Stateroom (B)
285ft² - 306ft² (26.5m² - 28.5m²). Situated on the Observation deck, Balcony Staterooms are stylish home-away-from-home. With everything you need for a great night’s sleep.
Balcony Stateroom
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Balcony Stateroom (A)
285ft² - 306ft² (26.5m² - 28.5m²). Situated on the Panorama deck, Balcony Staterooms are stylish home-away-from-home. With everything you need for a great night’s sleep.
Deluxe Balcony Stateroom
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Deluxe Balcony Stateroom (S)
382ft² - 403ft² (35.5m² - 37.5m²). Deluxe Balcony Staterooms are conveniently located on the Pool Deck and feature their own private balcony. With just two per yacht, you’ll benefit from having extra space for the assured comfort.
Terrace Suite
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Terrace Suite (T)
648ft² - 669ft² (60.2m² - 62.2m²) (includes outside terrace). Spacious Terrace Suites take pride of place at the back of the Panorama Deck. As the name suggests, you’ll enjoy a private oversized terrace, where you’ll be able to relax and take in the views as you sail into the world’s prettiest ports.
Yacht Suite
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Yacht Suite (Y)
700ft² - 721ft² (65m² - 67m²) (includes outside terrace). Positioned at the back of the Observation Deck, you’ll be treated to sensational ocean and coastal views from the private terrace. Receive a number of inclusions to help you make the most of your time in your Yacht Suite.
Owner Suite
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Owner's Suite (SA)
1,162ft² - 1,192ft² (108m² - 110.8m²) (includes outside terrace). Oversized Owner’s Suites are the largest and most opulent, located on the Pool Deck. Boasting a separate bedroom and lounge area, also enjoy the large private terrace, from which to see the stunning views of each port you visit.
Included
  • 11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 11 Dinners
  • 11 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Port Fees
  • Gratuities to Onboard Crew
  • Choice between Emerald Plus and Emerald Active Excursions
  • Wifi
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer and Soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
Excluded
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)

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