Cruise to Greece “The 7-Day Jewels of the Cyclades” A Cyclades cruise on board a yacht visiting these fabulous Islands.

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The best of the Greek Isles

Aboard the gorgeous m/s Galileo, you will glide along the rich blue waters of the Aegean Sea in a vessel that combines the luxury of private yachting and the added space and amenities of a conventional cruise ship.

This combination offers the privacy, luxury, and added fun one looks for in a special cruise through the Mediterranean. Along your travels through the sea, you will find yourself amidst gorgeously picturesque towns and homes that stand stark white along the shore of a rich sea and beach.

Within these towns and islands your cruise to Greece will

transport you into a world of calm simplicity as you enjoy the shops and cafes in each village as well as a remote winery. Go further in your exploration by experiencing the ancient and mythological history that Greece is known for.

On your Cyclades cruise to Greece discover the revered archaeological island of Delos, an area rich with history and mythological import – believed to be the birthplace of the mythical Apollo. Along your travels you will also be awed by the gorgeously preserved palaces and temples that pepper these islands and lend to an atmosphere that stands still in time – a truly breathtaking sight to behold.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 – FRIDAY: MARINA ZEA – POROS
  • Day 2 – SATURDAY: POLIEGOS – FOLEGANDROS
  • Day 3 – SUNDAY: SANTORINI
  • Day 4 – MONDAY: ANTIPAROS  -PAROS
  • Day 5 – TUESDAY: DELOS – MYKONOS
  • Day 6 – WEDNESDAY: SYROS
  • Day 7 – THURSDAY: KYTHNOS – CAPE SOUNION – ATHENS
  • Day 8 – FRIDAY: MARINA ZEA- DISEMBARKATION

Jewels of the Cyclades

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Day 1 – FRIDAY

MARINA ZEA – POROS

Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea.

Day 2 – SATURDAY

POLIEGOS – FOLEGANDROS

Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Afternoon sailing to Folegandros to continue with your cruise to Greece to one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas. Overnight in Folegandros.

Day 3 – SUNDAY

SANTORINI

Early in the morning depart  for Santorini. Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional Excursion to Akrotiti excavations and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia know for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 4 – MONDAY

ANTIPAROS  -PAROS

In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos . Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint

village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night. Overnight in Paros.

Day 5 – TUESDAY

DELOS – MYKONOS

Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Later on, we stop at one of Myconos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 6 – WEDNESDAY

SYROS

After a morning swim we will arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.

Day 7 – THURSDAY

KYTHNOS – CAPE SOUNION – ATHENS

In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones bay and will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.

Day 8 – FRIDAY

MARINA ZEA– DISEMBARKATION

Disembarkation AT 8-9 am after breakfast. End of your Cyclades cruise.

Information

Departures:

2020

From Athens, Marina Zea

Friday Sailings

*Red Star Marked Dates have a discount of 10%

Included:

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning.
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and 1 meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek night Evening, fun BBQ, weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and  drinking water free all day.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
  • English-Speaking Cruise Escort.

Price:

  • per person in US $ in DBL/TWIN
  • Cat C Lower Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins    $2.390
  • Cat B Lower Deck, Flexible bedded Cabins    $2.950
  • Cat A Upper Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins    $3.6503rd Person Rates in Cat A    $2,555
  • Children 7-10 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat A    $1,825
  • Children 10-16 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat A    $2,372.5
  • Port Charges:    $ 305Cancellations
  • Up to 120 days from embarkation € 100—cancellation fees
  • 119 to 90 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare
  • 89 to 60 days from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare
  • 59 to 30 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare
  • 29 to 00 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare

 

Not-Included:

  • Beverages (except those mentioned above).
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
  • Crew tips.
  • Passenger personal expenses.
  • Wi-Fi (available at charge).

Remarks:

Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of cruise company and of the Vessel’s Captain in case of adverse weather conditions – winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions.

Want to know more about the Greek Islands you’ll visit? Check Zeus Guide,  the Cultural Greek Travel Guide we sponsor.

Galileo or Panorama

Galileo

Imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Imagine 157 feet of comfort, old style beauty, and safety classified by the latest International “Safety of Life at Sea” (SOLAS) standards. Imagine your floating home on board the sleek, classic design Mega Yacht as she spreads her white sails through the seas under the name GALILEO, waving her Greek flag through the wind. Discover the world by sea at 11 knots per hour, in her un-rushed pace, one island or seashore at a time. Galileo loves to seduce her select 49 guests with her classic lines and wood paneled lounges redefining what yachting was meant to be. A spacious lounge with ample space, dining areas decorated with warm colors, rich library and two decks for sunbathing, shaded areas and outdoor bar and loungers are just some of the elements that define her essence. 360° views of unobstructed ocean are your eyes’ canvas painted with ocean blue and deep green mountains. Embrace freedom as the Galileo sets her white sails seduced by the clear winds of the sea. Mingle with likeminded travelers in` our public areas, enjoy a moment to yourself in our ample deck space, or retreat to one of our 24 ocean view cabin-sanctuaries all offering portholes connecting you with mother nature’s wonders. Galileo’s experienced crew of 18 is trained with hospitality at heart to pamper her guests and guarantee the ultimate home away from home experience.

 

Panorama

Imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Imagine 173 feet of comfort, sleek beauty, and safety classified by the latest International “Safety of Life at Sea” (SOLAS) standards. Imagine your floating home on board the sleek, classic design Mega Yacht as she spreads her white sails through the seas under the name PANORAMA, waving her Greek flag through the wind. Discover the world by sea at 11 knots per hour, in her un-rushed pace, one island or seashore at a time on board the ultimate 3 masted motor sailer cruiser. Panorama loves to seduce her select 49 guests with her classic lines and wood paneled lounges redefining what yachting was meant to be. A spacious lounge with ample space, dining areas decorated with warm colors, rich library and two decks for sunbathing, shaded areas and outdoor bar and loungers are just some of the elements that define her essence. 360° views of unobstructed ocean are your eyes’ canvas painted with ocean blue and deep green mountains. Embrace freedom as the Panorama sets her white sails seduced by the clear winds of the sea. Mingle with likeminded travelers in our public areas, enjoy a moment to yourself in our ample deck space, or retreat to one of our 25 ocean view cabin-sanctuaries all offering windows or portholes connecting you with mother nature’s wonders. Panorama’s experienced crew of 18 is trained with hospitality at heart to pamper her guests and guarantee the ultimate home away from home experience.

 

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