Greek Islands and Turkey Cruises 2014

Greek Islands and Turkey Cruises

Cost Saving Cruise Packages

9 days/8 overnights

 1night in Athens and 7nights cruise

Rhodes island greek cruises

2014 Ports of Call (scroll down for 2013 itinerary) : Athens (Lavrion) - Istanbul, Kusadasi, Santorini, Crete, Rhodes, Symi, Chios, Mykonos 

Itinerary A - 7night/8days cruise and 1night in Athens - 2014

Day 1 – Thursday : Arrival Athens
Arrival at Athens airport and transfer to your hotel in Athens. The rest of the day is at your leisure to enjoy Athens

Day 2 – Friday : Athens – Cruise embarkation
Breakfast at the hotel . Transfer from Athens hotel to Lavrion port for your embarkation starting at 10am . Your luxury ship is sailing at 12h00. Enjoy your first dinner on board .

Day 3 – Saturday : Cruising – Istanbul
At 9am the ship arrives in the exotic city of Istanbul, the crossroad between Europe and Asia, the place of fabulous palaces, churches, mosques and minarets. Full board during cruise.Optional excursions.

 

Day 4 – Sunday : Kusadasi  - Ephesus
Cruising.  At 1530 arrival in Kusadasi - take part of the Ephesus excursion (optional) Ship departs Kusadasi  at 2200.

Day 5 – Monday : Santorini
At 10:00  arrival in Santorini. Go ashore and take a donkey ride or the cable car. up to the town of Thira to enjoy the spectacular view. Santorini is an island of white washed houses and stiff cliffs shaped by the volcano that formed the island. (see optional excursions)Depart at 1830.

 

Day 6 – Tuesday : Cruising Crete Ag. Nikolaos
Arrival at 0630. at Ag. Nikolaos harbor, in Crete, the largest Greek island where you relax in this beautiful traditional city (see optional excursions). The ship will set sails again at
18:00.

 
Day 7 – Wednesday : Cruising – Rhodes - Symi
At 0700. arrival in Rhodes, legendary home of the sun god Apollo and one of the loveliest Greek islands. You can visit Lindos, famous for its Acropolis, which boasts a spectacular view of the St. Paul's Bay. In the old town of Rhodes visit the Grand Master's Palace and the street of knights (see optional excursions) Sail again at 14h00 .
The next destination is the charming islet of Symi, (arrive at 1630)  whose capital resembles a theatrical stage. A stage filled with traditional settlements, mansions and a rich maritime history.Depart at 20:00.

 

Day 8 – Thursday : Chios,  Mykonos
Arrive at 7am  in Chios, which is allegedly the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Homer and many others, is the most divinely fragrant island of eastern Aegean, with its trees and the vineyards, the well preserved medieval villages and the lovely, secluded, pristine beaches. After continue sailing to Mykonos and arrive at 1730. Mykonos widely known as the Greek St. Tropez. White and glistering scattered with windmills and 365 churches. Optional excursions. Ship leaves at midnight (2430) from Mykonos to go back to Lavrion port.


Day 9 – Friday : Cruising – Lavrion– Departure
The ship enters the port of Lavrion at 06h00. Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to Athens Airport.

 

The package includes 2014 :

*    1 night Athens in 3 star hotels /
Hotel Philippos or similar (see supplement for 4 star hotel accommodation below the price chart)

*    Buffet breakfast in Athens
*    3 transfers in Athens (airport to hotel, hotel to Lavrion and Lavrion to airport) -
 11pm-7am night supplement applies

*    Full board during the cruise
*    7 nights Greek Islands and Turkey cruise in the cabin category booked
*    Land Taxes and Service charges

*    Gala evening and shows, Entrainment on board, Swimming pool & fitness center

 

The cruise rate does not include:

  • Port taxes and embarkation fees

  • Beverages of any types

  • Shore excursions (see list of shore excursions below)

  • Gratuities (included in the port taxes in 2014)

  • Personal Expenses

  • Fuel Surcharge

  • Anything not specified in "rate includes" column

DEPARTURE DATES  FOR CRUISE ITINERARY - 2014 7 NIGHTS/8 DAYS
Program start a day earlier in Athens

CRUISE SHIP LOUIS CRISTAL on all departures from Lavrion

April

25

May

2, 9, 16, 23, 30

June

6, 13, 20, 27

September

5, 12, 19, 26

October

3, 10, 17, 24

Cruise only itinerary A

Day

Port

Arr

Dep

SHORE EXCURSIONS - 2014 full description and prices

FRI

ATHENS/LAVRION*

-

12:00

Athens Monuments and the Acropolis LAV-01
Athens tour and the New Acropolis Museum LAV-07
Ancient temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion LAV-06

SAT

ISTANBUL/TURKEY

0900

1900

Ottoman Empire and Byzantine Legacy IST-03 FD
Religious visit to Orthodox churches and Greek Patriarchate IFSDT-15
Discover the hidden secrets of Sultanahmet Square IST-13 FD
Bosporus Cruise from Europe to Asia IST-12 FD

SUN

KUSADASI/TURKEY

1530 2200 House of Virgin Mary & Ancient Ephesus KUS -01
Ancient Ephesus through the Ages - KUS -02
Ancient Ephesus & the Terrace Houses KUS-07

MON

SANTORINI/GREECE 1000 1830 Spectacular Oia village - SAN01
Cruise to Santorin's islands and volcanoes SAN02
Off the beaten track Safari adventure SAN10
Akrotiri Village Excavations SAN05
TUE CRETE/GREECE 0630 1800 Elounda & Spinalonga AGH-03 HD
A Delectable Day in Crete AGH- 02 HD
Knossos & Heraklion AGH-06 HD
River Trekking AGH-05
WED RHODES/GREECE 0700 1400 Medieval tour - Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the knights
Medieval tour - Philerimos church & Palace of the knights RHO-02
Walking tour in the Medieval City -
WED SYMI/GREECE 1630 2000 Cruise & BBQ
THU CHIOS/GREECE 0700 1200 Anavatos, Nea Moni, Chios Town CHI-02 HD
Citrus & Chios Town CHI-04 HD
Mesta Anavatos CHI-05 HD
Karfas Beach Transfer CHI-06 (payable locally)

THU

MYKONOS/GREECE 1730 2430 Shuttle Bus MYK-07
FRI ATHENS/LAVRION 0600    

 

CRUISE SHIP DESCRIPTION FOR LOUIS CRISTAL          Greek cruises logo


2014 Prices in US$ per person based on double occupancy - 8days/7nights cruises

EARLY BIRD SPECIALS FOR ALL 2014 CRUISE DEPARTURES: Book and pay deposit by Feb 28th or book and pay deposit by March 31st 2014 (visit our separate page)

BELOW RATES ARE SPECIALS FOR 2014 DEPARTURES
RATES ARE VALID IN EACH CABIN CATEGORY ON A LIMITED CABIN STOCK|
WHEN CABINS ARE SOLD OUT HIGHER RATES APPLY

2014 Prices in US$ per person based on double occupancy - Cruise and land package -
Season dates reflecting the cruise departure dates (Day 2 in program)
1night Athens + transfer + 7nights cruise

Cruise Category - US$ rates 2014
Louis Cristal

(see cruise description link for more details)

Economy Season A - cruise departures

Apr 18, 25, May 2, Oct 17, 24, 31 2014

Standard Season B
cruise departures
May 9-Sep 5 2014

Peak Season - C
cruise departures
Sep 12 - Oct 10 2014
 

IA  (Standard inside) 1079 1139 1199
IB (Standard inside) 1139 1199 1259
IC (superior inside) 1199 1259 1319
ID (premium inside) 1259 1319 1379
IE (deluxe inside) 1319 1379 1439
XA(Standard Ouside) / XBO (obstructed view) 1379 1439 1499
XB (Standard outside) 1439 1499 1559
XC (Superior outside) 1499 1559 1619
XD (Premium Outside) 1559 1619 1679
XE  (Premium outside) 1679 1739 1799
XF (Deluxe outside) 1809 1869 1929
SJ (junior suite) 1989 2049 2109
S (suite) 2239 2299 2359
SB (balcony suite) 2369 2429 2489
3rd/4th adult in the same cabin with two full paying adults 945 1005 1065
Children (2-16) sharing cabin with 2 full paying adults pay only port taxes (US$ 262)  - cruise is free
Infants up to 2 years of age in the same cabin with 2 paying adults pay only port taxes and service charges (US$ 297) - cruise is free
Child rate for land portion on request!
Single supplement: 50% except deluxe cabins and suites
Single supplement for deluxe cabins and suites (XE, XF, XG, SJ, S, SB) 100%

PORT TAXES and SERVICE CHARGES  US$ 332 PER PERSON

2014: Supplement (on the top of the above package price) for 4 star hotel Accommodation in Athens:
Hotel Herodion

 US$ 32 per person for 1 night based on double - or triple

 US$ 52 per person for 1 night based on single.

 

2014 Extra nights in Athens:
Hotel Philippos: Euro 56 per person per night based on double / Euro 44 per person based on triple / Euro 92 per night for single

 

Hotel Herodion:
May/Jun/Sep/Oct: Euro 78 per person per night based on double / Euro 61 per person per night based on triple/ Euro 128 per night in single
apr/Jul/Aug: Euro 60 per person per night based on double / Euro 50 per person per night based on triple/ Euro 105 per night single

 

For more tour options in Athens, additional tours or extra nights check out our Athens city package page

 

*Euro rate varies depending the exchange rate

 

SEE ALL PREPAID Discounted SHORE EXCURSIONS