7 DAY CRUISE IDYLLIC AEGEAN
Piraeus – Mykonos – Milos – Santorini – Heraklion – Kusadasi (Turkey) – Piraeus
NEW Idyllic Aegean: 7 days
Experience an immersive vacation
Explore some of the most iconic sights of the Greek islands – and some of the most beautiful beaches – in just one week on Celestyal Cruises new, seven-day Idyllic Aegean voyage. This unique, in-depth itinerary is way more than just the chance to experience five destinations in seven days.
What’s really special is that the ship will spend one night in Mykonos and one in Santorini. This means you can enjoy a taste of authentic Greece, after dark. Discover the narrow alleys and buzzing bars and clubs of Mykonos Town, or watch the sunset over Santorini’s volcanic cliffs, long after the day trippers have left.
With the comfort of cruise ship as your floating hotel, Idyllic Aegean is all about choice, whether you’re in search of culture, or simply want to relax on some of the most stunning beaches of the region. Spend lazy days soaking up the sun, from the stunning beaches of Milos to chic spots like Platis Gialos and Paradise Beach on Mykonos.
Idyllic Aegean is an effortless odyssey; immersive; superb value; and a chance to uncover the secrets of this beautiful region in whichever way you choose.
Tour legendary archaeological sites like Ephesus and in Crete, the Palace of Knossos, or lose yourself among the temples and wildflowers of dreamy Delos on a day-long visit from neighboring Mykonos. See the 2,000-year-old catacombs of Milos and wander round Plaka, the island’s whitewashed hilltop capital.
You can join this cruise in either Athens, Heraklion or Kusadasi.
Departure DatesEvery Monday, from 15.03.19 till 14.10.19
DAY 1: PIRAEUS
DAY 2: MYKONOS
A cosmopolitan paradise that attracts celebrities, artists and socialites, famous for its beaches and its vibrant nightlife. You’ll spend the night here, so there’s ample time to discover the legendary nightlife, the pretty alleyways and cool bars of Mykonos Town after dark and the gorgeous beaches, or ancient Delos, by day.
DAY 3: MYKONOS - MILOS
Arrival to Milos - 13:00
A geological marvel and home to a wonderful selection of diverse and beautiful beaches. Take a tour and enjoy the breathtaking landscape of Sarakiniko beach, or visit the whitewashed capital, Plaka, spilling over a hilltop. Nearby, there are 2,000-year-old catacombs to explore.
Depart from Milos - 23:59
DAY 4: SANTORINI
Sprinkled like sugar over sheer, black volcanic cliffs, Santorini’s capital, Fira, is a sight to behold. Wander the narrow streets or venture along the clifftop to pretty Oia for breathtaking views, or across the island to the intriguing archaeological excavations at Akrotiri. You’ll overnight here with two full days and a chance to watch the blazing sunset from a ringside seat.
DAY 5: SANTORINI
Depart from Santorini - 23:00
DAY 6: CRETE
Capital of Crete and a former Venetian harbor with intriguing architecture. The Archaeological Museum is packed with invaluable treasures and the city is just a short drive to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, home to Europe’s oldest civilization and the setting of the legend of Theseus and the Minotaur.
Depart from Heraklion - 20:30
DAY 7: SAMOS or KUSADASI, TURKEY
This beach resort town is famous for its beautiful marina and its colorful bazaar but mostly because of its proximity to the Hellenistic ruins of Ephesus, the ancient city famed for the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Depart from Kusadasi - 17:00
DAY 8: PIRAEUS
Piraeus - Mykonos - Milos - Santorini - Heraklion - Kusadasi (Turkey) - Piraeus
PRICES ON REQUEST
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Drink Package (Unlimited Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic)
- 3 Shore Excursions:
SAN-01 (Spectacular Oia Village perched on the Caldera rim),
HER-02 (Minoan Palace of Knossos – 1st European Civilization),
KUS-02 (Ancient Ephesus through the Ages – Hellenistic/Roman) OR SAM-02 (Pythagoras Island –Culture, Scenery, Winery)
- Daily Activities (Yoga, dance, etc.) - check daily schedule on board
- Port & Service Charges
- Gratuities Included