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Mediterranean Fables

Operated by: Insight Vacations

11 Days from $3,375 per person
APR - OCT 2022
Sunset on Mykonos Island, Greece

Countries Visited

Greece, Turkey ...more Greece, Turkey

Locations Visited

Athens, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos ...more Athens, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos
  1. Day 1 Athens, City of Gods

    You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. At 19:00, join your Insight Vacations Representative and fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink.

    hotel Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
  2. Day 2 The Glories of Athens

    See all the remarkable glories of Athens on a tour of the city. The highlight, of course, is a visit to the Acropolis with the remarkable Parthenon. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
  3. Day 3 Cruising to Kusadasi Relaxed Start

    The morning is at your leisure. Late afternoon, board your cruise ship and set sail for the ancient city of Kusadasi. While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on-board daily. Your cruise includes a selection of alcoholic beverages and non alcoholic hot and cold beverages are included.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  4. Day 4 Kusadasi Relaxed Start

    This morning explore the Turkish port of Kusadasi and explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus with a Local Expert. In the evening, sail on to Rhodes.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  5. Day 5 Rhodes Relaxed Start

    Upon arrival at Rhodes, chosen by the Crusaders as their fortified headquarters, the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Join your Local Expert on an included walking tour of the old town surrounded by medieval walls and visit the Acropolis of Lindos or simply enjoy a relaxing day on the golden beaches. In the evening, your cruise continues to Crete.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  6. Day 6 Discovering Crete Relaxed Start

    Sail to Crete, home to the birthplace of Zeus according to the Greek mythology. There is time at leisure to explore Agios Nikolaos or perhaps join a Local Expert for an Optional visit to the site of King Minos' Palace in Knossos. In the evening, set sail for Santorini.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  7. Day 7 Santorini sightseeing Relaxed Start

    Wake up in Santorini with a full morning at leisure to relax. Gaze at the sheer cliffs of Santorini and dazzling panorama. Explore the capital of Thira, with its clifftop restaurants and cafés, breathtaking views and amazing sunsets. Perhaps join a Local Expert for an optional visit to Oia, one of the most picturesque villages of the island boasting panoramic views of the caldera. This evening is free for you to explore Santorini's buzzing nightlife.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  8. Day 8 Milos to Mykonos Relaxed Start

    This morning enjoy plenty of time to venture through the gorgeous island of Milos, with its crystal waters and white cliffs. Later in the afternoon, you set sail for Mykonos. Tonight, the maze of walkways, welcoming tavernas and nightlife are yours to discover.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  9. Day 9 Mykonos Relaxed Start

    The full day is yours to relax and explore Mykonos, with its dazzling sugar cube houses and whitewashed windmills. This evening, there is time to enjoy the buzzing nightlife.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
    hotel MV Celestyal Experience (or similar).
  10. Day 10 Athens at Leisure Relaxed Start

    Disembark in the morning and transfer to your hotel where you are at leisure. Relax, shop or bargain in the local market. Perhaps ask about an optional experience to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion?

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
  11. Day 11 Depart Athens

    Bid farewell to Athens. Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport.

    meals Breakfast
Mediterranean Fables Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Additional Included Highlights

  • On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • You will enjoy the services of a Cruise Director, while on board, and all port taxes and crew gratuities are included.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily onboard your ship and we provide a complimentary drinks package, featuring a selection of alcoholic, soft drinks and hot beverages.
  • Transfers are included between Insight hotels and cruise port. Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations.

Choice Highlights

Well-being

  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).
  • : Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. In Athens, your knowledgeable local Insight host will ensure your time in this city is seamless.
  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with onboard washroom. Alternate vehicles without onboard washroom or 40 seats may be used on occasion. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches. ​
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Travel Director

  • : "The trick to really connecting with the Greeks is to say 'Kalimera!' (Good morning!) loud and proud to everyone you meet each morning, as we do, and to relax long enough to let your sense of humour come though. The Greeks appreciate people who lay the cards on the table, are authentic and show interest in the places they visit. "
  • : "I love how guests react to hearing the Zorba the Greek song. It’s amazing that one old song can still unite and spread so much enthusiasm."
  • : "In Greece, we still break plates when we are excited, happy, dancing, celebrating our namedays or birthdays, get married or divorced!"

Authentic Dining

  • Athens: Get to know your fellow travelers over a delightful Welcome Drink.
  • Dining Summary: 10 Breakfast (B), 7 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 6 Lunch with Wine (LW)

Top Rated Highlights

  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century B.C. Steps away you'll see the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion.
  • Athens: Visit the Greek Islands of Crete, Mykonos, Santorini, Milos. Explore the Turkish port of Kusadasi.
  • Ephesus: Discover one of the world's finest ancient sites. Led by your Local Expert, walk the Arcadian Way, see the Library of Celsus and Amphitheatre and visit the House of the Virgin Mary.
  • Rhodes: With your Local Expert, explore the classical Acropolis of Lindos and the Temple of Athena in Rhodes. These awe-inspiring ruins date back to the 4th century and offer panoramic views of the stunning coastline.

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