Enjoying culture, history, and delicious food with the top Greek cruise holidays. Cruise holidays provide people with an opportunity to relax and immerse themselves in the rich culture, history, and cuisine of a foreign land.
Greece is a land of sea. With its eleventh longest coastline in the world and something like 6,000 islands and isles, it is the ideal location for a cruise holiday. Here is a Greek cruise that anyone can take advantage of and enjoy.
A seven day cruise to the Greek islands of the Cyclades by yacht or a cruise ship.
If you choose to sail on a a yacht you’ll have more time on the islands and of course a different kind of experience since you’ll find yourself with not more than 20-30 fellow passengers instead of thousands, swimming off the boat in isolated beaches with crystal clear waters and of course very close to the water and nature!
Santorini is famous for its steep cliffs and blue roof churches. The beaches are covered with black and red sand, due to the volcanic nature of the island.
Mykonos is the ideal location for those who enjoy the trilling night life that Greece can offer.
Delos is an uninhabited island near Mykonos, that is known for its excavations and it is an archaeological treasure not only of Greece but of the entire world.
Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades. It has to offer delicious food, its romantic castle, the Kouros statue, the Portara.
Paros is an island famous to windsurfers. Paroikia harbor and Naoussa fishing village are both picturesque and worthwhile visiting.
Syros is the capital island of the Cyclades complex and Ermoupolis (Syros’ capital) is a very elegant town, full of neoclassical Greek buildings.
Ios will thrill you with its amazing beaches and the breathtaking sunset you can enjoy from down-town- which actually is built upon a hill.
At the end of the cruise, a couple of days in Athens, the capital of Greece, are a must, so you’ll have time to visit the Acropolis. The Acropolis Museum of Athens opened in 2009, is a must-see location too. If you have more time you absolutely visit Cape Sounion, Ancient Epidaurus, the Oracle of Delphi and Olympia, where the Olympic games where born.
Greece is a land of incredible historical value. Today, people can get a glimpse of the past and let their imagination wonder through the centuries. One of the best ways to tour Greece is by taking a cruise and combine it with a few days in the mainland. Many of the interesting sites are located on islands, which makes Greek cruise holidays the ideal option.