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Globus Classical Greece with Iconic Aegean 3-Night Cruise(RGK)

12 days from Athens to Athens 
Let the sun and games begin on this lively land and cruise tour to Classical Greece, ancient Turkey, and the breezy Greek Isles. After following in the footsteps of profound philosophers and legendary Olympians, your mind and body will set sail from Athens for three triumphant nights on the brilliant blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Trade the discus throw for dancing and the chariot games for a chair by the pool as you peacefully float to the glamourous island of Mykonos; the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus; the pilgrimage site of Patmos; the Bronze Age settlement of Knossos; and the dreamy whitewashed isle of Santorini (weather permitting). With brilliant sights and sunsets on the itinerary from the mainland to Crete, you’re destined to bring home the golden this winning tour of Greece.
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Itinerary (2023)

Day 1ARRIVE IN
 ATHENS, GREECEWelcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
Day 2ATHENS.
 ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 3ATHENS–CORINTH–MYCENAE–EPIDAURUS–NAUPLIA
 CORINTH Cross the canal and visit ancient Corinth.
MYCENAE Free time for lunch. Guided visit of the excavations and museum.
EPIDAURUS Guided visit to the 2,300-year-old open-air theater before continuing to Nauplia. (B,D)
132 mi / 212 km
Day 4NAUPLIA–OLYMPIA.
 Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains.
OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. [LF] Cooking demonstration this evening to learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. (B,D)
112 mi / 181 km
Day 5OLYMPIA–PATRAS–DELPHI
 Drive by the busy seaport of Patras.
DELPHI Guided visit to the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening [LF] learn how to dance the sirtaki while sipping a glass of ouzo. (B,D) 149 mi / 239 km
Day 6DELPHI–METEORA AREA
 Drive past Lamia and Trikala en route to Kalambaka.
METEORA Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries. (B,D)
155 mi / 249 km
Day 7METEORA AREA–THERMOPYLAE–ATHENS.
 THERMOPYLAE Stop at the battle site.
ATHENS Free time late afternoon and evening. (B)
236 mi / 380 km

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Athens with a traditional Greek dinner by the sea. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 8ATHENS (EMBARKATION)–MYKONOS
 ATHENS Embarkation.
MYKONOS Free time to explore this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 9CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY–PATMOS, GREECE
 KUSADASI Visit the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus.
PATMOS Afternoon call. (B,L,D)
Day 10CRUISING: HERAKLION, CRETE–SANTORINI, GREECE
 HERAKLION Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos.
SANTORINI Afternoon call (weather permitting). (B,L,D)
Day 11ATHENS (DISEMBARKATION)
 ATHENS Disembarkation. Free day. (B)
Day 12ATHENS
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Welcome drink in Athens; full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners; full à-la-carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners while cruising

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Globus Pricing Details

Port Taxes $129 & Gratuities $30 to service personnel on board the ship are not included but are additional and mandatory. These fees will be added to your Vacation Estimate. Gratuities for Cruise Host are included in the Globus price.

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05/06/2022 $3,430.00
05/13/2022 $3,430.00
05/20/2022 $3,430.00
05/27/2022 $3,430.00
06/03/2022 $3,430.00
06/10/2022 $3,430.00
06/17/2022 $3,430.00
06/24/2022 $3,430.00
07/01/2022 $3,410.00
07/08/2022 $3,410.00
07/15/2022 $3,410.00
07/22/2022 $3,580.00
07/29/2022 $3,410.00
08/05/2022 $3,410.00
08/12/2022 $3,410.00
08/19/2022 $3,410.00
08/26/2022 $3,540.00
09/02/2022 $3,540.00
09/09/2022 $3,540.00
09/16/2022 $3,540.00
09/23/2022 $3,430.00
09/30/2022 $3,430.00
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