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Best of Greece & Turkey

From $5,642 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Athens, Cape Sounion, Ios, Santorini, Rhodes, Symi, Bodrum, Turkey, Kos, Greece, Lipsi, Patmos, Delos, Mykonos, Syros

    Group Size:
    1 to 72
    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Cruise, Midsized Vessels: Variety Cruises

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Cruise at a Glance

Cruise at a Glance

Experience the best of Greece & Turkey

  • Accommodation in a cabin with private SH/WC & air conditioning
  • Half board; breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Start Point:
  • End Point:
  • Stops:
  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Late afternoon departure.

Meals Included:
Dinner

In the morning, stop for a refreshing swim at Manganari Beach/ Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. After midday, reach Santorini, formed by the half-submerged crescent of a volcanic caldera. You will go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning cluster of white buildings atop a cliff. Afternoon optional tour to Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 B.C and to Fira. The tour will end in Oia, famous for its sun set. Overnight at sea to Rhodes.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning arrival in Rhodes. The island’s medieval Old Town is one of the best preserved mediaeval settlements in the world and has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Morning Optional excursion and early afternoon sailing to nearby Simi Island, with a swim stop on the way. Late afternoon arrival at Simi, evening at leisure. Overnight in port.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Early morning sailing to Bodrum – Turkey. Optional tour to Halicarnassus, famous for the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, also known simply as the Tomb of Mausolus, whose name provided the origin of the word “mausoleum”. Early afternoon sailing to Kos, lying on the edge of the Dodecanese. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island’s Tall palm trees, endless sandy beaches, alternating landscapes and numerous archaeological sites and attractions left by ancient Greeks, Romans, mediaeval knights, Venetians and Ottomans. Overnight in port

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning sailing from Kos. Swim stop and beach BBQ in Lipsi island, before sailing to Patmos. Early afternoon arrival in Patmos and optional Patmos excursion includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. Evening at leisure to discover Scala, the capital, or swim at a nearby beach. Overnight in Patmos.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, enjoy breakfast at anchor in Delos. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On an optional guided walking tour, you’ll visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. After our tour, enjoy a refreshing swim stop and deck BBQ lunch (weather permitting). Later in the afternoon we sail into Mykonos Harbor. Overnight in Mykonos.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, sail towards Syros. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Early afternoon arrival at Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands. Discover Ermoupoli, port and capital of Syros, with her marble flagstones paving its spacious main square, presided over by the grandiose Town Hall, one of the 19th-century masterpieces of Ernst Ziller, the famous Saxon architect who became a Greek national. Optional afternoon walking tour. Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board and overnight at sea to Marina Zea, Athens.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembarkation after breakfast, before 9am.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

7 Nights accommodation on boad vessel M/Y Variety Voyager

Professional English speaking cruise escort

Tours as per itinerary

7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 6 Dinners

Drinks with meals are not included

Regular filter coffee, tea and drinking water free all day

Beverages (except those mentioned above)

Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements

Crew tips

Passenger personal expenses

Wi-Fi (available at an additional charge)

Pricing & Availability

Filter Dates
2022
2023
Departing Ending
Owner's Suite'>

All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Ship Details

  • Built: 2012
  • Length: 68m
  • Crew: 32
  • Passengers: 72
  • Cabins: 36
  • Single seating dining Indoor & Outdoor Lounge – Bar
  • Indoor & Outdoor Restaurant
  • Special food requests
  • Audiovisual in Lounge
  • Mini library
  • Fitness equipment
  • Mini Spa Suite
  • Beach Towels
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayak
  • SUP
  • Board Games
  • Swimming Platform
  • Wi-Fi
  • Windows: upper & main deck cabins
  • Portholes: lower deck cabins
  • Triple Occupancy cabins: Category B & P
  • Flat-Screen TV
  • Mini Safe
  • Mini Fridge
  • CD & DVD player
  • Bathrobes
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Individually controlled A/C
  • Hairdryers
  • Telephone for internal use
  • Central music

Important things to note

Swim stops and port stops are weather permitting.

Itinerary is subject to weather conditions and sailing is not permitted in force 6-7 Beauford winds.

The company reserves the right to substitute the vessel.

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Best of Greece & Turkey

From $5,642 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Athens, Cape Sounion, Ios, Santorini, Rhodes, Symi, Bodrum, Turkey, Kos, Greece, Lipsi, Patmos, Delos, Mykonos, Syros

    Group Size:
    1 to 72
    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Cruise, Midsized Vessels: Variety Cruises

Or contact your local travel agent.

Greece
Speak to our Greece Expert - Dannielle

Dannielle has travelled extensively throughout Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia. Speak to her now.

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