7 night Iconic Aegean Cruise


Departs Fridays - 8 days/7 nights cruise program of the Greek Islands and Turkey. Departing from Lavrion (Athens) and visiting Istanbul, Kusadasi (gateway to Ephesus), Mykonos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Symi and Chios. Returns to Lavrion (Athens).

Includes

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Cruising
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program

Excludes

  • Porterage
  • Shore excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Port taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Embark Lavrion–Istanbul (Cruise)

(FRI) - Embark on your 7-night cruise and take an overnight journey to Istanbul. The ship departs from Lavrion at 12:00 pm. (L,D)

Day

2

Istanbul (Cruise)

(SAT) - Arrive in Istanbul at 9:00 am. You will have a full day in Istanbul which gives you the opportunity to visit the famous Grand Bazaar and other highlights of this exotic city or take a variety of optional tours to see Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, and the Hippodrome. The ship will depart from Istanbul at 7:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Kusadasi. (B,L,D)

Day

3

Kusadasi (Cruise)

(SUN) - Arrive in Kusadasi at 3:30 pm. Consider joining an optional excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus. The ship will depart at 10:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Santorini. (B,L,D)

Day

4

Santorini (Cruise)

(MON) - At 10:00 am arrive in Santorini. You have a full day to explore idyllic villages or enjoy local wine at a restaurant with a magnificent caldera view (optional). The ship will depart from Santorini at 6:30 pm. (B,L,D)

Day

5

Crete (Cruise)

(TUE) - Arrive in Agios Nikolaos, on the fabled island of Crete, at 7:00 am. You will have a full day to explore the town on your own or join an optional excursion to the Palace of Knossos. The ship departs from Crete at 6:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Rhodes. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Rhodes & Symi (Cruise)

(WED) - Arrive in Rhodes at 7:00 am. You have the option to explore the Old Town or visit idyllic Lindos. At 2:00 pm, continue your cruise to Symi. Arrive in Symi at 4:30 pm. You will have time for an optional tour or explore this island on your own. The ship departs from Symi at 8:00 pm and will take an overnight cruise to Chios. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Chios & Mykonos (Cruise)

(THU) - Arrive to the port of Chios at 7:00 am. You will have time to explore the island on your own. At 12:00 pm proceed to Mykonos. You will arrive in Mykonos at 5:30 pm. Consider an optional excursion or explore the island on your own. The ship departs from Mykonos at 12:30 am for an overnight cruise to Lavrion, Athens. (B,L,D)

Day

8

Disembarkation-Athens

(FRI) - Early morning (6:00 am) arrival in Lavrion to disembark the ship. (B)