There is no better way to experience the splendor of the Greek islands than by cruise ship. A cruise in Greece affords you the luxury of being gently transported to distant, faraway lands, stopping to see the best of Greece, the Greek Islands and the Aegean Sea has to offer.
Stopping at some of the most enchanting and mystical places on the earth, the cruises we offer let you to sit back, relax and enjoy the Aegean in all its glory whilst on board these luxury ships. In addition, while on our cruise ships you have the opportunity to meet people and make new friends from all over the world.
Onboard, the ship's facilities allow you to do as much, or as little as you like. Relax on the deck with a good book, workout in the gym and afterward allow our staff to pamper you in our beauty salons. How about a dip in one of our swimming pools? Try your luck in the casino, take dancing lessons, shop until you drop in the ship's colonnade, or simply relax in your cabin. In the evening, visit one of the nightclubs and party the night away, or take a romantic stroll around the decks in the moonlight. There are children's activities to keep the kids entertained during the day, allowing you some much-needed quiet time. It is up to you in which activities you wish to partake, onboard the massive cruise ship.
The food onboard is exquisite; prepared and served by our staff of qualified experts. Meals and snacks are available from early morning breakfast to the wee hours' midnight buffet. You will never go hungry on your cruise! Every meal is made from the freshest ingredients and prepared by internationally acclaimed chefs. The wine lists are distinctive and eclectic; including some of the finest wines from all over the world.
Upon your arrival at any of our numerous destinations, fascinating tours and exciting excursions have been planned to ensure you discover the best of the places your cruise takes you. Our professional guides have the expertise and knowledge to provide you with a comprehensive tour of these fascinating places. As well, you are encouraged to take your time and enjoy discovering these sites of Greece. There is never the feeling of being rushed.
A cruise in the Greek islands can turn out to be more than a holiday. It can be the beginning of life-long friendships, or a love affair with the sea and the sea-faring way of life.
Ports of Call and Shore Excursions in Greece
Mykonos, Greece. It’s no coincidence that Mykonos attracts so many visitors from all over the world. This windswept isle is the gem of the Cyclades islands, with a colourful harbour full of little fishing boats nestled happily next to each other, while the streets with their striking white homes, churches, windmills, smart boutiques, bars and excellent restaurants attract visitors day or night. Take a walk up the famous windmills, stroll through the narrow streets or just
relax on the waterfront, enjoy the sunset drinking traditional ouzo. No excursion.
Santorini, Greece. It is quite simply one of the most stunning places on earth! It is what many of your clients think when they dream of Greece and this fashionable island frequently surpasses the imagination. Few sights are more memorable than the dazzling whitewashed buildings that sit perched on the rim of black volcanic cliffs terraced with ribbons of every hue. Santorini really rejuvenates the soul. Excursions: Oia Village & Fira Town or, The Volcanic Tour and Hot Springs.
Rhodes, Greece. It is consistently blessed with the warm, soothing gaze of Helios, the god of the sun; this magical island combines the very best of Greece with a lively present and a rich historical past. Climb to the top of the Acropolis of Lindos and enjoy a breathtaking view of the great expanse of the Aegean Sea and St. Paul’s Bay below. Walk through the Medieval city of Rhodes to view the Palace of the Knights of St John; history is present everywhere. Excursions: Rhodes & Acropolis of Lindos, Rhodes Old Town & Filerimos.
Heraklion (Crete), Greece. Heraklion, where the ship docks, is the capital of Crete and the birthplace of Zeus, the king of the ancient Olympian Gods. Next to the Parthenon in Athens, Knossos is the most visited site in Greece. Europe’s first civilization, the Minoan, flourished here from 2800 to 1150 BC. The Minoan’s imaginative use of colour is displayed in their vivid frescoes and brightly painted columns of the Minoan Palace, discovered by Sir Arthur Evans. Excursions: The Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.
Patmos, Greece. This is an island of serenity, often called the Jerusalem of the Aegean. The placid, sun baked vista of Patmos, whose whitewashed homes are emblazoned with blossoms of every hue, is the perfect backdrop for its architectural masterpiece, the Monastery of St. John, the Theologian, one of the 12 disciples of Christ. It is here, in the Cave of the Apocalypse, that St. John interpreted the voice of God and wrote the Book of Revelations, the last part of the New Testament. Excursions: St John’s Monastery & Grotto of Revelations.
Kusadasi, Turkey. A dynamic resort town on the Aegean it has an electric holiday atmosphere born from its beaches, nightlife and open-air restaurants, all located at the waterfront. Despite its many attractions, Kusadasi is mainly used as a base from which to explore the Greco-Roman ancient site of Ephesus. Archaeology traces Ephesus back to the Delphic oracle and to Alexander the Great and was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Excursions: Ancient Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary.
Istanbul, Turkey. It is the largest city in Turkey, serves as the gateway for most travellers. Capital to the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires, it is the only city in the world straddling two continents-Europe and Asia. The city is an amalgam of mosques, churches, cabarets, palaces and bazaars. A visitor marvels at the magnificence of Aghia Sophia, the perfect proportions of the Mosque of Suleiman, the carpet covered floors and six minarets of the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Excursions: Overnight stay. Extensive tour selection.