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Athens & Grecian Getaway

  • Departure DateJul & Aug 2024
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Getaway
  • 9 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £1,469 per person

Itinerary

  • Stay 2 night in Athens
  • Athens
  • Kusadasi
  • Istanbul
  • Mykonos
  • Rhodes
  • Santorini
  • Athens

Greece is a culture alive with passionate music, wonderful cuisine and thrill-seeking activities. With its ancient sun-bleached ruins, piercing blue skies, and the azure Aegean lapping an endless coastline, it was made for cruising. Begin in the world’s ancient culture capital, Athens, and explore layers of history stretching back over centuries, if not millennia. Then, hop aboard the incredible Norwegian Getaway for this extraordinary trip. Relax on the beaches of Rhodes, take a walk through antiquity as you discover its maze of cobbled streets before exploring the tradition and tranquillity in Bodrum preserved by its quaint markets rugged coastline. Head to the great glamour island of Greece, Mykonos then visit the Bronze Age ruins at the Palace of Knossos in Heraklion. Be seduced by the stunning vistas and sunsets of Santorini. Before returning to Athens you will stop at Paros, famous for its enchanting sandy beaches with transparent waters.

Highlights

  • FREE Athens Stay
  • FREE Balcony Upgrade^ - Available on 12 Jul 2024
  • Overnight in Istanbul Port^^
  • Upgrade for only £199pp & get: Premium Drinks, Speciality Dining, WiFi & Excursion Discounts

What's Included?

  • Return flights from UK (call about regional departures)
  • FREE 2 night stay in Athens on bed & breakfast basis 
  • 7 night cruise on board Norwegian Getaway on full board basis
  • Upgrade for only £199pp & get: Premium Drinks, Speciality Dining, WiFi & Excursion Discounts
  • Transfers 
  • Baggage allowance

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Jul 2024£1,599£1,999£1,999-
Aug 2024£1,469£1,859£1,899£3,789

Price based on 12 Jul 2024 & 09 Aug 2024 flying from London, itinerary may vary depending on date. ^Subject to date & availability. ^^Only applicable on 12 July 2024. Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

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Itinerary for Athens & Grecian Getaway

Day 1 - Fly UK to Athens / Enjoy Athens

Day 2 - Enjoy Athens

Day 3 - Embark Norwegian Getaway in Athens

This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping. Explore more of Athens on a European cruise!

Day 4 - Kusadasi

Take a journey into the past in richly historic Ephesus. Once an ancient Greek city, Kusadasi was known for the famed Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built, destroyed, and rebuilt again through several notably historical periods, Ephesus boasts abounding ruins and archaeological excavation sites. View what remains of the Roman Library of Celsus, the Gate of Augustus, the Tomb of John the Apostle, and the Basilica of St. John, among several other ancient remnants.

Day 5 - Istanbul

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this centre of the Ottoman empire has become one the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Head to any park and you'll see why tulips have long been the symbol of this city. Explore more of Istanbul on a European cruise!

Day 6 - Istanbul

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this centre of the Ottoman empire has become one the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Head to any park and you'll see why tulips have long been the symbol of this city. Explore more of Istanbul on a European cruise!

Day 7 - Mykonos

Mykonos is a classic Greek Island with whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches and windmills. Add a reputation for beautiful beaches and you'll understand why Mykonos is the most popular island in the Cyclades. Explore the island in a 4 x 4 or take a ferry to the tiny island of Delos. Explore more of Mykonos on a European cruise!

Day 8 - Rhodes

This Greek island just off the coast of Turkey exudes beauty and history. Take a walking tour of the old fortified city and stand in awe of the impressive Grand Master's Palace. See where the Colossus of Rhodes, a onetime Wonder of the World, once stood and savour the charm of this remarkable walled town. Along the scenic coast lies the whitewashed town of Lindos with its ancient acropolis and stunning views.

Day 9 - Santorini

Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The island's charm and subtle mystery have even made it a target of speculation as the location of the lost city of Atlantis.

Athens, disembark & transfer to airport / Fly Athens to UK/Arrive UK

This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping. Explore more of Athens on a European cruise!

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