Delos – Mykonos – Lipsi - Patmos – Bodrum – Kos – Simi – Rhodes – Santorini - Syros - Ios
The Cyclades and Dodecanese islands and Bodrum - by 36 Cabin mega yacht Variety Voyager
Day 1 Friday: MARINA ZEA, ATHENS – CAPE SOUNION
Embarkation 14:00-15:00. We sail to Cape Sounion. Late in the afternoon, we reach Cape Sounion for Welcome Cocktails & dinner at anchor under the Temple of Poseidon. Departure and overnight at sea to Ios.
Day 2 – Saturday: IOS/MANGANARI BEACH – SANTORINI
In the morning, we stop for a refreshing swim at Manganari Beach/ Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. After midday, we reach Santorini, formed by the half-submerged crescent of a volcanic caldera. You will go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning cluster of white buildings atop a cliff. Afternoon optional tour to Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 B.C and to Fira. The tour will end in Oia, famous for its sun set. Overnight at sea to Rhodes
Day 3 – Sunday: RHODES – SIMI
Morning arrival in Rhodes. The island’s medieval Old Town is one of the best preserved mediaeval settlements in the world and has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Morning Optional excursion and early afternoon sailing to nearby Simi Island, with a swim stop on the way. Late afternoon arrival at Simi, evening at leisure. Overnight in port.
Day 4 – Monday: SIMI – BODRUM – KOS
Early morning sailing to Bodrum- Turkey. optional tour to Halicarnassus, famous for the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, also known simply as the Tomb of Mausolus, whose name provided the origin of the word "mausoleum". Early afternoon sailing to Kos, lying on the edge of the Dodecanese. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island’s Tall palm trees, endless sandy beaches, alternating landscapes and numerous archaeological sites and attractions left by ancient Greeks, Romans, mediaeval knights, Venetians and Ottomans. Overnight in port.
Day 5 – Tuesday: KOS – LIPSI – PATMOS
Morning sailing from Kos. Swim stop and beach BBQ in Lipsi island, before sailing to Patmos. Early afternoon arrival in Patmos and optional Patmos excursion includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. Evening at leisure to discover Scala, the capital, or swim at a nearby beach. Overnight in Patmos.
Day 6 – Wednesday: DELOS - MYKONOS
This morning, enjoy breakfast at anchor in Delos. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On an optional guided walking tour, you’ll visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. After our tour, we enjoy a refreshing swim stop and deck BBQ lunch, weather permitting. Later in the afternoon we sail into Mykonos Harbor. While exploring the town, you can visit the Archaeological museum or the Maritime museum, and make sure you enjoy Mykonos world famous night life! Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 7 – Thursday: SYROS
After breakfast, we sail towards Syros. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Early afternoon arrival at Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands. Discover Ermoupoli, port and capital of Syros, with her marble flagstones paving its spacious main square, presided over by the grandiose Town Hall, one of the 19th-century masterpieces of Ernst Ziller, the famous Saxon architect who became a Greek national. Optional afternoon walking tour. Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board and overnight at sea to Marina Zea, Athens.
Day 8 – Friday: MARINA ZEA, ATHENS Disembarkation at 9:00 am after breakfast.
M/Y VARIETY VOYAGER CABIN CATEGORIES & PRICES
Category C - Lower Deck cabin, Twin or double beds from £1,998 per person
Category B - Lower Main Deck cabin, Twin or double beds from £2,398 per person
Category A - Main Deck cabin, Twin or double beds from £2,798 per person
Category P - Upper Deck cabin, Twin or double beds from £3,198 per person
Owner's Suite - Upper Deck – Double bedded Cabin from £4,098 per person
Port Charges/Tax extra: £310 per person
Please note above prices included 20% discount
Prices are per person per week and include:
Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme 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 not included:
Travel healt advisory - precautionary measures pre-embarkation & during the cruise
Beverages (except those mentioned above)
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
Passenger personal expenses
Wi-Fi (available at charge)
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