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Idyllic Aegean - 7 day Cruise - from Lavrio

Duration:
7 Days
Departure:
Every Friday
Company: Celestyal Cruises Cruise:
Celestyal Olympia
from

 Athens (Lavrion), Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Samos, Milos, Athens (Piraeus), Syros, Cesme (Turkey), Kos, Ios, Santorini, Athens (Lavrion)

Day 1: Athens (Lavrion) - Departure at 13:00
60 kilometres from Athens, Lavrion is a bustling port and is an ancient silver mining center. The city’s silver mines date to prehistory and a bustling port. From here you can tour the following: Cape Sounion, The Cape of Columns, The Temple of Poseidon, Keeping on the Good Side of the God of the Sea.


Day 1: Mykonos - Arrival at 18:00/ Departure at 23:59
Mykonos is a delightful island renowned for its lovely countryside and its beaches, its iconic windmills and sea breezes. Petros the Pelecan welcomes you in the island, visit  Mykonos Town an Exquisite Whitewashed Maze, the Alefkhandra Neighbourhood Myconos liltle Venice and the traditional Cycladic village Ano Mera.


Day 2: Kusadasi Arrival at 07:00 / Departure at 13:00
The area has been a center of art and culture since some of the earliest recorded history, and has been settled by many civilizations since being founded in 3000 BC. Kusadasi is currently one of the finest is resort town on the Aegean coast. Some of Kusadasi highlights are House of the Virgin Mary,Ancient Ephesus, The Magnesian Gate,The Odeon, The Library of Celsus and more.


Day 2: Samos Arrival at 15:30/ Departure at 22:30
You’ll be amazed by this island’s lush landscapes and crystal clear waters. Samos was home to some of the great minds of ancient Greece, including Aesop and Pythagoras.
Samos is naturally wonderful, visit the wine museum, Pythaforeio, the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani and the Kokkari village.


Day 3: Milos Arrival at 09:00 / Departure at 20:00
A geological marvel, this volcanic locale and its rare rock formations will astonish you. The island is also home to the greatest number of beaches in the Cyclades, many of them formed by ancient volcanoes.


Day 4: Athens (Piraeus) Arrival at 06:00
The bustling port of Piraeus, made famous by classic films like Never On Sunday and Stella, is a brief Metro or taxi ride from Athens. This vibrant, cosmopolitan, historically rich city is dense with ancient monuments, chic cafés and unique shops. Athens Monuments and the Acropolis.Time to browse and do a little shopping at the stores located at the base of the Acropolis will be allotted. Leaving the Acropolis, the tour passes by some of the most iconic places Athens has to offer. You will see The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, manned by guards dressed in traditional costume known as Evzones. The Parliament, which was completed in 1843, is the symbol of the Hellenic Democracy since 1934 and one of the greatest landmarks of the city. The Panathinaikon Stadium, home of the first modern Olympic games of 1896. The entire stadium was built of pure white marble. You will also see three buildings representing 19th century architecture blended with classical influence, the Library – the Academy – the University. Last but not least, you will pass through two historic city squares, Omonia Square which is the commercial centre of Modern Athens andSyntagma Square which is the business and cultural centre of contemporary Athens.


Day 4: Syros - Arrival at 18:00/ Departure at 23:30
Syros is the capital of Cyclades and once the centre of all trade activities. You can still see and admire the mansions built by the island’s bankers, merchants and ship owners. Ermoupolis is a beautiful city with cobbled streets, two hills, the orthodox and the catholic one staring at each other and a magnificent central square that is definitely worth visiting.


Day 5: Cesme Arrival at 07:00 / Departure at 22:00
Cesme is one of the most popular resorts on the Turkish coast. The sugar-sand beaches of Cesme will dazzle you, as will its myriad Ottoman fountains. Visit Ancient Ephesus which was founded by Ancient Greeks, The House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her final years, Incredible Izmir-the third largest city in Turkey.


Day 6: Kos Arrival at 07:00/ Departure at 18:00
The island is the home of Hippocrates, where we sail into the Harbour beneath a 14th century fortress. Just beyond bustling Kos Town. Visit the Asklepion, an ancient health and healing centre and the village of Zia, a lovle traditional arts-and-crafts.


Day 7: Ios Arrival at 07:00 / Departure at 14:30
Home to the pre-historic settlement of Skarkos, and 365 churches – you’ll find many of them on the sun-soaked hillsides of Hora. Surrender to the sun and the sea at beautiful Manganari Beach on the south coast, or join us for the trek north to the Tomb of Homer.


Day 7: Santorini Arrival at 14:30 / Departure at 21:00
Its incredible cliffs rise from the blue waters of the Aegean toward the azure sky. Take a jeep safari into the interior or a cruise to Santorini’s smaller islands and volcanoes. Explore the Akrotiri Village excavations, wander about the beautiful hilltop village of Fira, the island’s unique capital, or just relax in a café in stunning Oia Village, and watch the sunset from 300 meters above the sparkling sea. Enjoy a glass of wine with a view from the sky…


Day 8: Athens (Lavrion) Arrival at 06:30
60 kilometres from Athens, Lavrion is a bustling port and is an ancient silver mining center. The city’s silver mines date to prehistory and a bustling port. From here you can tour the  Cape Sounion, the Cape of Columns and The Temple of Poseidon. 

Prices and Services

Internal cabins External cabins
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The prices are per  person.

Included

  • Accomodation, full board (breakfast, Lunch & dinner), taxes & other expences, transfers by bus to Myconos city centre, excursion to Kusadasi (KUS-02), “All Inclusive Drink Package”, gym, entertaining programm.

Not included

  • Optional excursions, transfer services to/of departure ports, travel insurance, spa services, personal expenses
Order a drink on the Hera deck, beside the Olympia’s sparkling pool, and watch the Aegean unfurl before your very eyes. Two lounges, five bars, three restaurants, fully-equipped Olympian Gym, the Sana Beauty Centre, the Travel Value & Experiential Shopping Centres, the library and a Kids’ Club are always at your service. Celestyal Olympia can accommodate up to 1664 passengers in 724 cabins with en suite WC, TV, Radio and A/C.
Construction: 
1982
Max capacity: 
37,584 τμ
Width: 
28,4μ
Crew members: 
525
Max speed: 
17κ
Renovation: 
2005
Length: 
215μ
Passengers: 
1664
Total Cabins: 
724