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Riviera Travel Ephesus & Greek Islands Cruise

Riviera Travel Ephesus & Greek Islands Cruise

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Step back into the golden age of sailing aboard the majestic Star Clipper. Combine luxurious surroundings with historic maritime traditions and gorgeous Greek islands. Tour Athens, visit the Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum and get to know the city at leisure. Explore the ruins of Ancient Corinth, the wealthiest city-state in the ancient Greek world, before embarking on our sea voyage. Combine archaeological wonder and a relaxing stroll with visits to the Cycladic islands of Delos and Mykonos. Call into the Turkish port of Kusadasi and visit Ephesus, with its two-storey Library of Celsus and enormous amphitheatre. Discover the rich history of Rhodes, the oldest inhabited medieval city in Europe, and Kos – home of Hippocrates. Marvel at a monastery slotted into the sheer rockface in Amorgos and discover the charming island of Poros.

If you’re a fan of history, mythology, stunning natural scenery, and a classic nautical adventure, then this holiday is perfect for you.

– Visit the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes
– Discover the ancient city of Ephesus
– Tour the ruins of the island of Delos

– 7nts on-board the Star Clipper
– 3nts in 5-star hotel
– Return flights and transfers
– Selected Meals: Daily breakfast, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
– 10 visits and tours
– Services of an expert tour manager
– Checked luggage
– All port charges and airport taxes

Day 1 – Arrival in Athens
Take you flight to Athens, and upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for a two-night stay. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2 – Athens
This morning, take a tour of Athens, including a visit to the Acropolis. You’ll also visit the Acropolis Museum before strolling through the Agora. In the afternoon, there is free time for lunch and exploring the old district of Plaka.

Day 3 – Ancient Corinth
Today, you’ll leave Athens and travel towards ancient Corinth. Here you’ll visit the market and theatre, as well as other notable landmarks. Later on, you’ll travel towards Loutraki, passing the impressive Corinth Canal. Lunch is at leisure in the seaside resort of Loutraki after which you’ll continue onto the port of Piraeus to board the Star Clipper.

Day 4 – Delos & Mykonos
In the morning, visit the small island of Delos. Enjoy a guided tour of its great temple of Apollo, the Terrace of the Lions and the elegant mosaic lined houses.

From here, sail to Mykonos, where there’s free time to explore and admire the white-washed town and blue domed churches of the town.

Day 5 – Ephesus
The ship moors in the Turkish port of Kusadasi, the gateway to Ephesus. Enjoy a guided tour of the incredible ancient, seeing the Library of Celsus and the enormous amphitheatre. After lunch back on board, there’s some free time in Kusadasi before the ship departs.

Day 6 – Rhodes
Upon arrival, take a tour of Rhodes town, seeing its medieval wonders including the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Alternatively, choose an optional tour of Lindos, just 30 miles away. Here you’ll have the chance to climb up to the Acropolis which offers stunning views.

Day 7 – Kos

One of the most popular Dodecanese Islands, Kos offers picturesque beaches, traditional fishing villages, and lively towns and promenades. During your guided tour of Kos, explore the Asklepieion, which was constructed during the 4th century BC and is considered the most important archaeological site on the island. You’ll also visit the village of Zia, a centre for local arts and crafts, as well as honey and herb production. After lunch on the ship, the rest of the afternoon is free for exploring the island independently.

Day 8 – Amorgos
Today is spent exploring the Cycladic island of Amorgos, including a visit to the incredible Panagia Hozoviotissa Monastery and the old town.

Day 9 – Poros
As the ship sails back towards Athens, call at the small island of Poros. Head ashore to explore the area independently or join an excursion to the Epidaurus Theatre and Museum.

Day 10 – Sounion
This morning, disembark the Star Clipper and head to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Enjoy some time to explore the temple and admire the views, return to the Plaka District for lunch at leisure before heading to the hotel. The rest of the day and evening area leisure to explore Athens.

Day 11 – Return home
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home

Star Clipper

Wyndham Grand Athens
This superb central hotel located next to the Metaxourgeio metro station is the ideal base to explore this magnificent city.

Fact File

  • Countries: Greece and Turkey
  • Currencies: Greece – Euro; Turkey – Turkish Lira (Euros are widely used in Turkey but at a poor exchange rate)
  • Flight time: Approx 3 hrs 40 mins
  • Languages: Greece – Greek, Turkey – Turkish
  • Time zone: Greece and Turkey – GMT+2

Visa Information

British Citizens travelling to Greece and Turkey for tourist purposes are currently able to travel without a visa, however, must have a passport valid for at least six months from the date of arrival.

*All transfer times listed here are approximate

Arrival airport First hotel location Transfer time Final hotel location Departure airport Transfer time
Athens International Airport Athens 40 mins Athens Athens International Airport 40 mins


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