8 days / 7 nights: Athens (2 nights), plus City Tour - Mykonos (2 nights) - 4-Day Aegean Cruise
This itinerary combines a visit to Mykonos, the Jewel of the Aegean, with a fantastic 4-Day Cruise of the Greek Islands and Turkey. We offer total relaxation combined with interesting sights and exquisite landscapes, plus an opportunity to visit the ancient site of Ephesus, or shop 'til you drop at the bazaars of Kusadasi. Though a lot is included in only one week, the pace is relaxed and the variety of destinations included is both remarkable and memorable.
Athens Acropolis: The Erechtheion Karyatides
| Day 1 Athens International Airport, Athens City|
Upon arrival at Athens International Airport, meet our representative and transfer to your Hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore the central areas of Athens, especially the old quarter, Plaka. Overnight Athens.
Athens Acropolis: View at Sunset of the Parthenon
| Day 2 Athens City|
After breakfast, begin your morning sightseeing tour of Athens, including all of its major monuments and historic buildings. The highlight of the tour will be your visit to the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Transfer to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Athens.
Mykonos Little Venice
| Day 3 Athens City, Mykonos (Island)|
Early morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark on the highspeed boat to Mykonos (or transfer to the airport, if you have chosen a flight). Arrival at Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. You'll have the day at leisure to explore the maze of Mykonos Town and have a refreshing swim at one of the amazing beaches on the island, plus a full evening ahead to indulge in the famed Mykonos nightlife. Overnight Mykonos.
Mykonos At Night
| Day 4 Mykonos (Island)|
Day at leisure on this beautiful island to enjoy the sun, the sandy beaches and the incredible nightlife. Do consider a visit to the Sacred Island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Overnight Mykonos.
Mykonos Town moving Flower-Shop; it also produces the indispensable manure by itself!!!
| Day 5 Mykonos (Island)|
Your morning is free for last-minute shopping, with an afternoon transfer to the port to embark on your cruise ship and start your 3-day cruise to the Greek Islands & Turkey. Overnight on board.
Ephesus Archaeological Site: Domitianus Temple, seen from the Street of the Curetes
| Day 6 Patmos (Island)|
Your first port-of-call for today is the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with the option to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of the Revelation. Overnight on board.
| Day 7 Santorini (Island)|
This morning, we arrive at the magical island of Santorini, where we have a fantastic full day to explore the island and even take part in one of the many tours offered. You can choose a winery tour, the caldera tour, or a visit to the recently re-opened site of Akrotiri. Ample time is provided to visit Fira Town, walk along the caldera's edge, and catch the famous sunset. Overnight on board.
Athens Acropolis View
| Day 8 Piraeus Port, Athens International Airport|
After breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to the Athens International Airport for your departure flight.
For prices please contact our Agency using our Request Form. All prices will be given in Euros, per person in double occupancy, and will include:
- 2 Nights in Athens at selected hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis
- 2 Nights on Mykonos at selected hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis
- 4-Day Cruise Greek Islands and Turkey on Full Board basis
- Athens City Tour
- English-Speaking Guide and Air-Conditioned Motor Coaches
- Entrance Fees to all places visited on the Tour
- Highspeed or Air Tickets Piraeus/Mykonos
- All transfers as per Itinerary
- Hotel taxes and service charges
- Port Charges
Supplement for single occupancy: +50%
*All tours are operated by a Tour Organizing Company. Cruise fuel surcharges, if any, are not included.
Gay or Gay friendly Hotel selections from our program, as well as your mode of transport from Athens to islands and between islands, are carefully selected by Windmills Travel to match your specific needs.
Any excursion suggested in this itinerary can be pre-booked at any time prior to the start of your holiday.