Greek islands cruise with a Mega Yacht, from 2115€ Net
8 day / 7 nights
Explore ATHENS | CRUISE to DELOS | MYKONOS | SANTORINI | CRETA | KYTHIRA | MONEMVASIA | NAFPLIO | HYDRA | SPETSES and PIRAEUS
The HARMONY V is a modern Mega yacht with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports around the world.
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Classical Greece. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
> day 1 | Marina Zea (Piraeus) - Kea - In port. Boarding between 14:00 and 15:00 in Marina Zea. Departure for Kea via Cape Sounion. After dinner, free time to explore the little port of Kea, Korrisia. Then departure for Delos. Night at sea.
> day 2 | DELOS (anchorage) - MYKONOS. Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Tourlos in Mykonos, with a swim - stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
> DAY 3 | SANTORINI MORNING HALF DAY TOUR
We will start with Akrotiri Archaeological site Guided visit (with professional licensed Guide) at one of the most important prehistoric settlements of Greece. Akrotiri is a Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed by a huge eruption during the 17th century BC and buried under the volcanic ash, which preserved the whole city in perfect conditions so as to be referred often as “Prehistoric Pompei” The settlement has been suggested as a possible inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis. The site has been excavated since 1967. (Guided Tour 1 & ½ h) Entrance Fees not included in the price. We will continue with Red Beach Free time for photos or for walk at the famous beach, well known for the unique colour of the sand and the hill behind it. Soaring red lava cliffs which drop right to the sandy shore and into the clear blue sea. (45m) .
We will continue with Perivolos black sand beach One of the longest beaches in Cyclades & the best beach in Santorini, considered as the trendiest beach of the island. Offers a big variety of restaurants, taverns, cafes, beach bars & watersports. Ideal destination for those they want to combine relaxation, swimming & good food . time at leisure for lunch or swimming1 & ½ - 2 h ) Lunch not included in the price. We will walk at Megalochori (Walking Tour) at Megalochori, one of the most beautiful traditional villages of the island. Typical traditional cycladic houses, neoclassic buildings and small houses dug in the volcanic rock blend together with harmony. We find here also the typical small white churches with blue domes.(25 min)
Profitis Ilias mountain: The highest peak of the island (567 meters) is located between Pyrgos and Kamari. The Mountain's name is Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah), coming from the Monastery with the same name located at the top. From this vantage point, you will enjoy a striking view of the entire island, from the patchwork agricultural plains to the hilltop village of Oia. ( Photo stop 20 min).
Oenotourism Center - Santo Wines: Follow the whole wine making process, from the moment of the grape pressing up to bottling. Taste the distinctive wines of the island and learn about the unique in the world Santorini vineyard! Specialized enologists give away the wine's hidden secrets, while the visitors may taste and get to know the various types of company's famous wines . (45m).
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world.
> DAY 4 | RETHYMNON, CRETE. Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight
> DAY 5 | KYTHIRA. Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favourite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira.
> DAY 6 | MONEMVASIA - NAFPLION. Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart to Nafplion early in the afternoon, with a swim - stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
> DAY 7 | NAFPLION - HYDRA or SPETSES. Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the island of Hydra. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.
> DAY8 | MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS Departure in the early hours to Marina Zea, Piraeus. After breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your departure flight home.
The package includes:
> Accommodation in a double cabin of the chosen category.
> Full board, welcome cocktail, Commander’s dinner.
> Water, tea and coffee available all day.
> A Multilingual personel on board.
> Port taxes.
> Port airport transfers A / R.
> Drinks other than those mentioned.
> Optional excursions.
> Tips for the crew onboard (€ 15 per day per person recommended).
> personal expenses on board (laundry, spa, shop ...) and stops / WiFi (surcharge).
> repatriation assistance insurance (+ 20 € / person). > Everything that is not mentioned in the price includes.