SATURDAY: ATHENS (PIRAEUS) – KUSADASI, TURKEY
Embark on the 4-day cruise and sail at 20:30 to Kusadasi in Turkey. Dinner & overnight on board ship.
SUNDAY: KUSADASI, TURKEY
At 08:00 our cruise-ship docks at Kusadasi in Turkey, starting point for the included guided excursion to visit the ancient city of Ephesus, where the Apostle Paul preached and lived for three years (Acts 18:19-21). Visit the Odeon, the magnificent Library of Celsus, the Agora, as well as the Great Theatre, built in the 4th century BC., famous even nowadays for its acoustics. At 18:30 sail back to Rhodes, Greece. All meals and overnight on board.
MONDAY: RHODES, GREECE
At 07:30 our cruise-ship docks in Rhodes. Enjoy the included guided morning excursion to visit Lindos, situated 55 km (40 miles) from the town of Rhodes, where we visit the ruins of the Acropolis of Lindos with the ancient Temple of Athena, built in 300 BC. In the center of the village you will find the Church of the Virgin Mary (Panagia) of Lindos, with frescoes from the 15th century. In the medieval walled town of Rhodes you will walk through D’Amboise Gate to the Street of the Knights. Along this street you will find the residences of the Knights, separated according to Order, which bear until today their corresponding crests. Lunch on board. Sail to Santorini at 18:30. All meals and overnight on board.
TUESDAY: SANTORINI, GREECE
At 07:30 arrive in Santorini (disembarkation by tender-boats, sea & weather permitting). Join the optional guided excursion to visit the beautiful and picturesque village of Oia where you can see the famous blue domed churches, or take the cable-car up to the town of Fira, perched high on the rim of the ancient volcano. Free time for taking photos, browsing, shopping and enjoying the breathtaking view of the caldera. Sail for Lavrio at 22:30. All meals and overnight on board.
WEDNESDAY: ATHENS (LAVRIO), GREECE
At 06:30 arrive at the port of Lavrio. Disembarkation after breakfast.