Aegean Coast of Turkey, Greek Islands Cruise, 13 days Vacation

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Istanbul, Aegean coast of Turkey 4 days tour  and 4 days cruise to famous Greek islands, short stay In Mykonos and in Athens is what you are getting participating in this Vacation Package.

Istanbul_Turkey_Hagia_Sophia THURSDAY: ISTANBUL: Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.


FRIDAY: ISTANBUL After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. We begin our tour from   Istanbul_Turkey_Bosporus_Housesthe Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul at Agia Sophia. Built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD this church is one of the marvels of world architecture. Its massive dome dominates the skyline of old Istanbul. It is famed for its mosaics, including glittering portraits of emperors and empresses.
Next we visit the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial Mosque with six minarets. The Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held 100.000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire.
The Grand Bazaar was the commercial heart of the old city and its 4.000 shops are full of treasures – including carpets and kilims, silks, jewellery, ceramics, icons and leather goods. Lunch in a local restaurant and continuation of our tour. Our afternoon will begin at Topkapi Palace which, from the 15th to 19th century, was the principle residence of the Ottoman Sultans.
Little Agia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It is early domed-basilica architectural plan of famous Agia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history.


Canakkale-Castle-Turkey  SATURDAY: ISTANBUL – CANAKKALE: Afternoon departure to Canakkale, located in the Straits of the Dardanelles and where he place the Battle of the Dardanelles on the peninsula Gallipoli in 1915 during World War World. Arrival to Canakkale for dinner and overnight in the hotel.


SUNDAY: CANAKKALE – TROY- PERGAMUM – KUSADASI : Out to Troy, a  Ephesus-Turkey-The-House-Of-Vergin-Mary name that alone evokes a series Character and places full of adventures, heroes and destruction of the mystical city. Visit their ruins and the reconstructed famous timber”Horse”. Continue to Pergamum. Pergamum, was an ancient Greek city in Aeolis that played a very important role in the ancient times. Pergamum is mentioned in the Book of Revelation as one of the seven churches of Asia. Three kilometers south of the Acropolis was the Sanctuary of Asclepius (also known as the Asclepium), the god of healing. Continue towards Kusadasi known as the “Bird Island”. Dinner and overnight.


Ephesus_Turkey_Augustus_Gate  MONDAY: PAMUKKALE – EPHESUS – KUSADASI: In the morning, we will enjoy Pamukkale, spectacular place unique in the world, for the dazzling white waterfalls and natural pools. On the way to Kusadasi, we will visit the ancient Hierapolis, the Necropolis containing more 150,000 graves. Lunch and continuation to Ephesus. Visit the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor which during the first and second centuries had a population of 250,000. This city monopolized the wealth of the Middle East. During this tour will visit the Temple of Hadrian, the Romans Baths, the Library, the Odeon, the Theater of Ephesus as well as the House of the Virgin Mary and the Artemisium famous column, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In the afternoon return to Kusadasi and overnight.


TUESDAY: KUSADASI – PATMOS: After breakfast transfer to the port to board the  Patmos_Island_Greece_The_Castle 3-night cruise around the Greek Islands and Turkey. Afternoon arrival to the island of Patmos, a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Patmos is a destination for Christian pilgrimage. Participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery & the Grotto (the Cave of the Apocalypse) of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation.


Rhodes_Greece_Palace_of_the_Grand_Master_of_the_Knights  WEDNESDAY: RHODES: Today we visit the magnificent island of the roses, Knights and Butterflies. Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Participating in one of the optional tours, you can visit the old medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos. If you want to be on your own you can swim in one of the many beaches of the island or just stroll in the old city and imagine being one of its inhabitants of the ancient times.


THURSDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) – SANTORINI: We will spend this morning to Heraklion_Crete_Island_Greece_Knossos_Palace    explore this beautiful city, the capital of Crete, the largest of the Greek islands. Archaeological treasures, magnificent ruins and museums, glorious beaches and fabulous restaurants make Crete a complete vacation spot.
You can participate in one of the optional tours and visit the ruins of Knossos, which in Minoan times was the largest centre of population on Crete and are located within close proximity or the archaeological Museum of the city, one of the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.
We will then sail to and spend the afternoon in the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis, one of the jewels of small volcanic archipelagos five islands. Santorini was created due to a volcanic eruption culminated in the explosion of a volcano caldera, therefore, its rugged landscapes dotted with huge cliffs.
Santorini’s capital, Fira, with white-washed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes that cling to a steep cliff, is at the top of the beautiful island where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay. Discover Santorini villages that retain their authenticity, with beautiful blue and white buildings and barren volcanic rocks. It is a very fascinating and picturesque island. A magical place that has nothing to do with the rest of the Greek islands, a place to spread the peaceful and hospitable nature of its people.


Mykonos_Myconos_Island_Greece  FRIDAY: PIRAEUS – MYKONOS: Early morning arrival at the port of Piraeus. After breakfast, check out of the cabin and stay on board. Following the trip to to Mykonos. Arrival, disembarkation and transfer to hotel.


SATURDAY: MYKONOS: Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, sea & the  Mykonos-Island-Greece-Little-Venicebeauties of this unique island.
Mykonos is known around the world as the Ibiza of the Aegean, the most popular destination of the Mediterranean. An international “jet-set” known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible night life. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great night life. It’s easy to get lost in its maze of gleaming white walls dotted with blue domes and windows and balconies full of flowers. Have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars and promise to return for longer stay and more experiences.
Do not miss the visit to the shrine of Delos in honour of the Greek god Apollo, which can be reached after a delightful boat ride.


Academy_of_Athens_Greece  SUNDAY: MYKONOS – ATHENS: At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Piraeus. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens.


MONDAY: ATHENS: Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous Karyatides_Acropolis_Athens_Greecemonuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis.
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops.


TUESDAY: ATHENS – AIRPORT: According to your departure time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home

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Grand Tour of Greece 7 days

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Tour covering the most important ruins of ancient Greece and Byzantine Greece and showing the biggest part of mainland Greece country side. The ruins of ancient Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi, ancient Dion, Pella and Vergina and the famous monasteries in Meteora are worth visiting and will leave you with good memories. You visit Thessaloniki, the second biggest city of Greece with famous archaeological and Byzantine museums and also see a big part of the Greek countryside.

Day 1: ATHENS – OLYMPIA  Drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf you pass   Olympic-Flame-Olympia-GreeceDaphne and Eleusis and arrive to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea (short stop). Drive on to Epidaurus to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics. Continue to Nafplion, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress, the first capital of Greece, for a sort stop. Drive through the fertile plain of Argolis and arrive at Mycenae , the legendary Homeric city of the Atreides – the city ‘rich in gold’ of the ancient poets (visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Royal Tombs) and depart for Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games, through the central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and Overnight at Olympia.


Day 2: OLYMPIA – DELPHI

Delphi_Greece_Archaeological_Site  In the morning visit the Sanctuary of the Olympian Zeus and the museum and then drive through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, through Patras to Rion, cross the channel to Antirion on the ‘state of the art’ new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Crossing the picturesque town of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and via the seaside area of Galaxidi and Itea arrive in Delphi. Dinner and Overnight


Day 3: DELPHI

In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Afternoon free to Delphi_Greece_Tholos_Athina_Proneastroll around the village and admire the valley covered with olive trees like a big carpet. Dinner and Overnight


Day 4: DELPHI – KALAMBAKA – METEORA

In the morning depart for Kalambaka driving through the cities of Thessaly, Amphissa,   Meteora_Greece_The_Holy_Monastery_of_Rousanou_01Lamia and Trikala and arrive at Kalambaka. In the afternoon visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Dinner and Overnight


Day 5: KALAMBAKA – THESSALONIKI

Drive through Trikala and Larissa to the famous, sacred Macedonian town of Dion (visit). Thessaloniki_White_Tower_and_promanadeThen continue to Thessaloniki, the largest city in northern Greece. Visit the most interesting museum of Thessaloniki and the other important sites of the city. Rest of the day at leisure to stroll around this beautiful city ‘the northern beauty’ full of monuments and nice cafes. Take a walk at the sea shore and admire the white tower or do your shopping in the nice shops of the city. Dinner and Overnight


Day 6: THESSALONIKI

Pella_Greece_Lion_Hunt_Mosaic   In the morning drive to Pella, Alexander the Great’s capital (visit). Continue to Vergina to visit the tomb of the King Philip and the famous ‘Vergina Treasures’. Then on to Lefkadia to visit the excavations. Return to Thessaloniki via Veria. This is your last chance to enjoy the city and discover its beauty, taste delicious sweets and the ‘Bougatsa’, Thessaloniki is famous for. Dinner and overnight.


Day 7: THESSALONIKI – ATHENS

Start the return drive to Athens. Pass the valley of Tempi with extraordinary beauty of   Euzones-Unkown-Soldier-monument-Athens-Greecethe entire scenery. Admire the combination of the high rocks with the small river and the very old palm trees. Continue passing by Larissa and Lamia and arrive at Thermopylae famous for the ancient battle. Visit the statue of Leonidas, from Sparta, standing here and teaching people of all ages that you have to fight for your liberty and your ideas. In the afternoon arrival in Athens.

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Cosmopolitan Rhodes, Beautiful Crete, Famous Santorini

Rhodes_Greece_Sunrise 3 Greek Islands at your fingertips.
Visit Cosmopolitan Rhodes, Beautiful Crete and Famous Santorini, Enjoy the Sun, the Sea and the Greek life in the Islands and taste the Greek and Mediterranean cuisine in local restaurants and taverns. With our Volcano mini cruise have another unique experience in the Volcanic Islands and swim in the black sandy beaches.

DAY 1: ATHENS: Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of  Karyatides_Acropolis_Athens_Greeceday at leisure.


Academy_of_Athens_Greece   DAY 2: ATHENS: Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content. On Mondays the new Acropolis Museum is closed.
Afternoon free to visit Plaka (The old Athens city) with lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and taverns.


DAY 3: ATHENS – SANTORINI: At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the   Santorini_Thira_Island_Greeceport for your ferry to Santorini. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.


Sunset_Santorini_Island_Greece   DAY 4: SANTORINI: Day at leisure at the most breath-taking island. Admire the town of Fira’s whitewashed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes, that cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or mule. To the south, visit Akrotiri with its recent excavations, which support the theories that Santorini might be the lost continent of the Atlantis.
Enjoy the half day cruise to the small islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni located inside the Caldera, the Hot Springs with the green and yellow waters (with free time for swimming) and the island of Thirassia.


DAY 5: SANTORINI – HERAKLION: At the indicated time, you will be transferred to  Heraklion_Crete_Island_The_Cathedralthe port in order to embark the fast ferry to Heraklion . Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your hotel.


Heraklion_Crete_Island_Knossos_Palace   DAY 6: HERAKLION: Day at leisure to explore this beautiful island, the largest of the greek islands. Heraklio , Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Elounda, Rethymno and the Gorge of Samaria are only few of Crete’s attractions. Archaeological treasures, magnificent ruins and museums, glorious beaches and fabulous restaurants make Crete a complete vacation spot.


DAY 7: HERAKLION – RHODES: At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the  Rhodes-Rodos-Island-Greeceairport for your flight to Rhodes . Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.


Rhodes_Greece_Palace_of_the_Grand_Master_of_the_Knights   DAY 8: RHODES: Day at leisure in Rhodes, the beautiful island of roses. Situated in the southeast part of the Mediterranean Sea, Rhodes is a highly tourist oriented place, offering its visitors a combination of great history, marvellous beaches and a variety of long lasting night life and fascinating duty free shopping. Above all you should not miss the opportunity to visit the Old Medieval town and the Castle of Knights.


DAY 9: RHODES – ATHENS: At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the  Euzones-Unkown-Soldier-monument-Athens-Greece   airport for your flight back to Athens. Upon your arrival, you will check in at the hotel “Sofitel Athens Airport “, located inside the airport. Balance of the day ay leisure.


DAY 10: ATHENS – AIRPORT: After breakfast, check in for your departure flight.

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We enjoyed our custom package to the fullest!

Ortiz Party from Puerto Rico in Santorini Island Greece
Dear Apostolos,
Thank you so much for all your services and all you did for us during our Greek vacations!
We are all grateful and enjoyed our custom package to the fullest! With the problem we had when our luggage were kept in Rome’s airport for almost 2 days, we wanted to specifically thank you, since you brought all our luggages to the port even when it wasn’t your responsibility.  We will never forget that moment of joy!! You were so diligent and nice!!
All the transfers and services were good and on time.
Thanks again and we all would definitely recommend EasyTaveller to anybody for vacations in Greece!
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Cappadocia Tour, Classical Greece tour, 15 days Greece and Turkey

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This tour gives you the opportunity to visit the most important places of Greece and Turkey with visits to Athens and the nearby islands, the Classical Greece 4 days tour, Istanbul, the Cappadocia area, ancient Ephesus and Izmir all in 15 days.

SUNDAY: ATHENS: Arrival in Athens, meeting and assistance and then transfer to  Academy_of_Athens_Greeceyour  selected hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.


Karyatides_Acropolis_Athens_Greece  MONDAY: ATHENS: Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis.
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops.


TUESDAY: ATHENS – HYDRA – POROS – AEGINA: In the morning, transfer to  Hydra Island GreecePiraeus port to embark and start a full day cruise through the islands Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Lunch on board and return to your hotel late afternoon.


WEDNESDAYATHENS – OLYMPIA: Today we drive towards the Corinth Canal Olympic-Flame-Olympia-Greece where we will make our first stop. Then visit the famous theatre of Epidaurus, world famous for its acoustics and the Museum of Aesculapius (father of medicine). Passing through the city of Nauplion we go to Mycenae where we can discover the prehistoric acropolis, with the Lion Gate and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon we come across the central Peloponnese to Olympia. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.


Athena-Pronea-Temple-Delphi-Greece  THURSDAY: OLYMPIA – DELPHI: In the morning we will visit the premises of the former Olympic stadium, where were held the first Olympic Games. Visit the Museum of Olympia. In the afternoon, passing by the new suspension bridge, the largest in the world, we come to Delphi. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.


FRIDAY: DELPHI – METEORA: At Delphi, a city renowned as the centre of the world,   Holly-Monaster-of-Varlaam-Meteora-Greecevisit the local museum with its famous statue “The Bronze Charioteer” and the archaeological site. Departure to Kalambaka. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.


Meteora_Greece_The_Holy_Monastery_of_Great_Meteoron   SATURDAY: METEORA – ATHENS: In the morning visit to Meteora, which combines the natural beauty of the region, with the eternal monasteries located on the rocks. Departure to Athens, via Thermopylae, where the statue of Spartan King Leonidas . Return to your hotel in Athens, in the afternoon.


SUNDAY: ATHENS – ISTANBUL: At the appropriate time transfer to airport for flight    Istanbul_Turkey_Hagia_Sophia  to Istanbul. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of day free. Overnight at hotel.


Istanbul_Turkey_Bosporus_Houses    MONDAY: ISTANBUL: After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.


TUESDAY: ISTANBUL – ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA: In the morning, transfer to   Ankara_Turkey_Mausoleum_of_Ataturkairport for flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara and then to town to visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. Lunch and continue to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight.


Cappadocia_Turkey_High_Chimneys   WEDNESDAY: CAPPADOCIA: Full day dedicated to this wonderful region, starting with a visit to the Vila of Uchisar and the underground city of Kaymakli. Lunch and continue the tour visiting the valley of Goreme & the Open Air Museum. The last places to be visited will be Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.


THURSDAY: CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE: Morning departure to Pamukkale_Turkey_Travertine_hot_springsKonya.   En route visit the Caravanserai of “Sultanhan”. Arrival in Konya, visit Mevlana Museum and the Theological School of the Dervishes. Lunch & then to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight.


Pamukkale_Turkey_Hot_Springs_Lakes   FRIDAY: PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI: In the morning visit to Hierapolis, the ruins of the necropolis and the Roman Baths. Continue to Aphrodisias and after lunch visit to this ancient Greco – Roman city, dedicated to the Goddess of Love Aphrodite. Departure for Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight.


SATURDAY: KUSADASI – IZMIR – ISTANBUL: Departure in the morning and visit    Ephesus-Turkey-Celcius-Library  the House of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Roman capital in Asia Minor, to visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Arch, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and the Greco-Roman Theatre. After lunch, visit to the Basilica of San John and then to Smyrna. Arrival at the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Arrival & transfer to hotel.


Istanbul_Turkey_Bosporus_Houses_02  SUNDAY: ISTANBUL – AIRPORT: At the indicated time according to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.

 

 

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Delta connects again nonstop New York and Athens

Delta-Air-Lines   “We are delighted to see the return of our summer seasonal flight between Athens and New York, offering customers more choice, nonstop convenience and onward connections to more destinations in the U.S. than any other carrier including popular destinations such as Florida and California,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa. “The route is popular with both business and leisure travelers and we are already seeing very positive booking figures. This summer, our passengers will also be able to enjoy a range of new in-flight amenities, complementing Delta’s award winning on board service.”

Our BusinessElite customers will have the opportunity to experience the new Westin Heavenly® In-Flight bedding, designed and manufactured exclusively for Delta by Westin Hotels & Resorts. In addition, Delta has also introduced a new BusinessElite amenity kit featuring Tumi and Malin+Goetz products.

Nonstop service between Athens International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy airport will recommence on Sunday 2 June 2013. The flight will operate daily using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 298 seats, and will be operated in junction with Air France KLM.

In 2012, Delta carried over 125,000 passengers between Greece and the U.S. with an average load factor of nearly 85% on the route.

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Classical Greece Tour, Cruise Greek Islands 10 days

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4 Days Classical Greece Bus Tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora.
3 days Cruise to Greek Islands and Turkey visiting Mykonos, Patmos, Kussadasi, Heraklion in Crete Island and Santorini. Ancient Greece and Islands combination.

SATURDAY: ATHENS: Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected Academy_of_Athens_Greece hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.


Acropolis Museum Athens Greece  SUNDAY: ATHENS: Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content.
Afternoon free to visit  Plaka (The old Athens city) with lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and taverns.


MONDAY: ATHENS – NAUPLION – OLYMPIA: Leave by the Coastal Road to the Corinth Canal (short stop).  Olympic-Flame-Olympia-GreeceDrive on and visit the Theatre of Epidaurus famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the Town of Nauplion ( short stop) drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Departure for Olympia Through Central Peloponnese and the Towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the Cradle of the Olympic Games.


Delphi_Greece_Archaeological_Site TUESDAY: OLYMPIA – DELPHI:In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque Towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi . Dinner and overnight.


WEDNESDAY: DELPHI – METEORA:Visit the Archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. Depart for  Meteora_Greece_The_Holy_Monastery_of_Rousanou_01Kalambaka, a small Town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Dinner and overnight.


Meteora_Greece_The_Holy_Monastery_of_Varlaam THURSDAY: METEORA – ATHENS: Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine Art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit the Leonida’s monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening.


FRIDAY: ATHENS – MYKONOS: Morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark your selected cruise ship. Our  Mykonos-Island-Greece-Little-Venicecruise ship will leave the port of Piraeus at 11:00 for a 3 full days of fun and experiences. We go along the Athens Riviera in the Saronic Golf to the south end of Attica passing close to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion. This afternoon is a good opportunity to get around and know your ship and the services we provide.
In the afternoon we arrive in Mykonos, the island of the international “jet set”, famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and incredible night life. Take a taste of the island and check if you maybe like to return in the future to spend more time. In the evening return to the ship for overnight travel to our next destination


Ephesus_Turkey_Augustus_Gate SATURDAY: KUSADASI – PATMOS*: First port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the city of Ephesus. One of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated, where St. Paul was arrested and then banished. In the afternoon arrival to Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the book of the Revelation.


SUNDAY: HERAKLION (CRETE) – SANTORINI: We arrive at Heraklion in the morning and have the Meteora_Greece_The_Holy_Monastery_of_Varlaam opportunity to visit the archaeological site of Knossos Palace or the Archaeological Museum or just stroll around and see the biggest city of Crete Island.
We will then sail to and spend the afternoon in the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. You can participate in the optional tours or just relax in one of the famous cafes of the town and admire the sunset on the Caldera, known to be the most famous in the world. Do not miss to taste the Greek and Mediterranean food in one of the island’s restaurants.


MONDAY: PIRAEUS – AIRPORT: Early morning return to Piraeus port. After breakfast, disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

* For the months of June, July and August there is no visit to Patmos

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Istanbul Vacation Package 5 days

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See the fascinating Istanbul in details, admire the glory of the past, see the modern life of Turkey and bargain in the Bazaars of the  city.


DAY 1: ISTANBUL: Upon your arrival you will be ransferred to your hotel. Balance of Istanbul_Turkey_Bosphorus_Universityday at leisure.


Istanbul_Turkey_Istanbul_University    DAY 2: ISTANBUL: After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.


DAY 3: ISTANBUL – BOSPORUS: Short cruise along the Bosphorus, the strait that Istanbul_Turkey_Bosporus_Housesseparates Europe from Asia. Enjoy the view of the wooden villas, marble palaces and ancient fortresses. Landing on the European side & back to hotel.


Istanbul_Turkey_Bosporus_Houses_02   DAY 4: ISTANBUL – TWO CONTINENTSAfternoon departure for the intercontinental bridge of Bosporus, to continue to the Camlica hill at the Asiatic part of Turkey and view the magnificent Istanbul panoramically. Then visit the Beylerbeyi Palace and a typical fish village along the coast of Bosporus with time at leisure for shopping.


DAY 5: ISTANBUL-AIRPORT: According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.

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Istanbul and Cappadocia vacation package 6 days

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See the fascinating Istanbul, admire the glory of the past, see the modern life of Turkey and visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk in Ankara and the famous Cappadocia area.

DAY 1: ISTANBUL: Arrival in Istanbul, welcome & assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel. Free day.


DAY 2: ISTANBUL: After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul.Visits to the outstanding monuments of Istanbul_Turkey_Bosphorus_UniversityOttoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.


Cappadocia_Turkey_General_View  DAY 3: ISTANBUL – ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA: In the morning, transfer to airport for flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara & then to the city to visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. Lunch and continue to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight.


DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA: After breakfast, visit to the

undergroundcity of Kaymakli followed by lunch at local Cappadocia-Turkey-Housesrestaurant. In the afternoon visit to the Goreme Valley, Zelve, Uchisar and Avanos. Free time for shopping, return to hotel, dinner and overnight.


Istanbul-Turkey-Dolma-Bahce-Palace-Museum DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA – KAYSERI – ISTANBUL: After breakfast departure to Kayseri airport for return flight to Istanbul. Arrival & transfer to hotel.


DAY 6: ISTANBUL – AIRPORT: At the appointed time will be transferred to Istanbul airport to board the return flight.

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Costa de Asia Menor y las Islas Griegas

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Egeo costa de Asia Menor, combinada con un crucero a las islas Griegas.
Ver Estambul y Atenas, Bursa, Troya, Éfeso y vivir el lujo de un crucero de 3 noches a las islas Griegas.

JUEVES: ESTAMBUL: Llegada a Estambul, recepción & asistencia en el aeropuerto y traslado al hotel elegido. Resto del día libre.


VIERNES: ESTAMBUL: Después del desayuno, día completo de visita a Estambul. Las  Istanbul_Turkey_Bosphorus_Universityvisitas a los monumentos sobresalientes de los Imperios Otomano y Bizantino, el Hipódromo Romano, Santa Sofía (cerrada los lunes), la Mezquita Azul, el Palacio Topkapi (cerrado los martes), Solimán el Magnífico Mezquita y el Gran Bazar, con más de 4000 tiendas. (cerrado los domingos). Almuerzo en restaurante local y regreso al hotel al atardecer.


Bursa_Turkey_Silk_Bazaar SABADO: ESTAMBUL – TROYA – CANAKKALE: Por la mañana salida hacia Bursa, la primera capital del Imperio Otomano. Visita de la Mezquita Grande, el Mausoleo y la Mezquita Verde. Almuerzo y tiempo libre en el bazar de Seda. Continuación hacia Canakkale, cena y alojamiento.


Pergamum_Temple_of_Trajan DOMINGO: CANAKKALE – PERGAMO – KUSADASI: Visita a Troya, la famosa y  antigua ciudad de los 9 niveles. La fama de la ciudad procede de R20;IliadaR21; de Homero y la Guerra de Troya con el caballo de Troya. Almuerzo y continuación a Pergamo, ciudad rival de Alejandría en el dominio de las artes y letras. Visita de la Acrópolis en la que junto a las ruinas del Templo de Atenea y de la Biblioteca, se destacan el Gran Teatro con una inclinación impresionante y el Templo de Trajano. Continuación hacia Kusadasi, cena y alojamiento.


Ephesus_Turkey_Augustus_Gate LUNES: KUSADASI – EFESO: Salida hacia Efeso, la ciudad antigua mejor conservada de Asia menor que durante los siglos I y II tuvo una población de 250.000 habitantes. Esta ciudad monopolizo la riqueza del Oriente Medio. Durante esta excursión se visitara el Templo de Adriano, los Baños Romanos, la Biblioteca, el Odeón, el Teatro de Efeso asé como también la Casa de la Virgen Maria y la columna del famoso Artemisio, una de las Siete Maravillas del Mundo Antiguo. Por la tarde regreso a Kusadasi y alojamiento.


MARTES: KUSADASI – PATMOS: Después del desayuno traslado al puerto para Patmos_Island_Greece_The_Castleembarcar en el crucero de 4 días/3 noches por las islas Griegas y Turquía. Por la tarde llegada a la isla de Patmos, donde participando en una de las excursiones opcionales, tendrá la oportunidad de visitar el Monasterio y la Gruta de San Juan, lugar donde el Apóstol vivió y escribió el libro de la Revelación.


Rhodes_Greece_Lindos_Castle MIERCOLES: RODAS: Un día entero en la hermosa isla de las rosas. En lo mas alto de la población de Lindos se alza la Acrópolis Antigua. Cerca de la Acrópolis, la bahía de San Pablo. Los caballeros de San Juan abandonaron la isla, dejando atrás la ciudad medieval amurallada. Las huellas de la ocupación de los Turcos se ven en los minaretes, las mezquitas & los baños Turcos. No pierda la oportunidad de conocer esta isla, participando en una de las excursiones opcionales.


JUEVES: HERAKLION – SANTORINI: Por la mañana llegada a la capital de Creta, Heraklion_Crete_Island_The_CathedralHeraklio. Tendrá la oportunidad de conocer lo mas importante de esta isla, tomando la excursión opcional al Palacio de Knossos, el centro de la civilización Minoica. En seguida el crucero llega a la mágica isla de Santorini, creída por muchos como el Continente Perdido de la Atlántida.


Karyatides_Acropolis_Athens_Greece VIERNES: PIREO – ATENAS: Llegada temprano por la mañana al puerto de Pireo. Después del desayuno, desembarque y traslado al centro de Atenas. Por la mañana, visita panorámica del centro Neoclásico Ateniense: Parlamento, Universidad, Biblioteca y Academia Nacional, Palacio Ilion, Templo de Zeus, Puerta de Adriano, Estadio Panatenáico y otros muchos míticos monumentos. Finalizada la panorámica, visita a la espectacular Acrópolis. Tarde libre en la ciudad.


SABADO: ATENAS: Día libre en la ciudad para actividades personales, paseos e compras. Academy_of_Athens_GreeceLa excursión de día completo a Argólida considerase una excelente opción para aprovechar de este día libre.


DOMINGO: ATENAS – AEROPUERTO: A la hora indicada dependiendo de su vuelo de regreso, traslado al aeropuerto.

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