Classical Greece

Experience the spectacular wonders of Classical Greece aboard the impressive Mega yacht Harmony G. This superb 8-day cruise will take you through the azure Aegean Sea to the legendary Peloponnese, stopping along this great route at the balcony of the Aegean, Santorini, the cosmopolitan Mykonos and sacred island of Delos, the unknown island of Hydra, the historic and versatile island of Crete and the medieval castle town of Monemvasia. On board the cruise you will have the fantastic opportunity to join optional tours, gaining further insight and understanding of each town’s sites, culture and historic significance. You can experience the very best of Classical Greece on a Half Board basis, which includes a delightful Captain’s dinner. Take this amazing cruise and see Greece’s remarkable history and dynamic present spring to life.

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Santorini famous sunsets, sugar cube domes and historical site of Akrotiri
  • Mykonos and nearby Delos (Apollo’s sacred island), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Hydra island
  • Crete, the largest of the Greek islands
  • Monemvasia on the east coast of the Peloponnese

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board | Breakfast & Lunch / Dinner

  • Departures:

  • April: 17, 24
    May: 01, 22, 29
    June: 05, 19, 26
    July: 17, 24, 31
    August: 07, 28
    September: 04, 18, 25
    October: 09, 16, 23

What's Included:

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC and air- conditioning

  • Half Board: Buffet Breakfast and one meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek night evening, fun BBQ, weather permitting and Captain’s Dinner

  • Complimentary all day regular/filter coffee, tea and drinking water

  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)

  • English speaking cruise escort

What's Not Included:

  • Beverages (except those stated as included)

  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land excursions

  • Crew tips

  • Wi-Fi (additional charge)

  • Boutique items & gratuities

  • Medical expenses

  • Port charges

  • Personal expenses such as drinks, other than those included in the rate

  • Expenditures incurred ashore

Full Itinerary

Athens – Kea

Day 1 | Friday

Embark on board M/G Harmony G between 2pm-3pm, enjoying a delightful and refreshing welcome drink, whilst you meet your crew and other fellow passengers. You will depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. On arrival in Kea you will have time at leisure to explore the its tiny port, Coressia, after dinner. You will depart in the early hours for Delos, spending overnight at sea.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delos – Mykonos

Day 2 | Saturday

In the morning you have the option of joining a tour of the archaeological site of Delos, Apollo’s sacred island. You will also have the chance to enjoy a swim in Mykonos along the way, before you have a free afternoon and evening to explore the island’s chic and cosmopolitan way of life. Overnight stay in Mykonos.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Santorini Island

Day 3 | Sunday

In the afternoon you will arrive in Santorini, anchoring at Fira. On arrival you will experience the stunning dramatic landscape of the volcanic caldera, with an optional tour of its archaeological sites and typical Cycladic villages with splendid views of the Aegean sea. Overnight sail to Crete.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Rethymnon, Crete

Day 4 | Monday

In the morning you will arrive at the largest island of Greece, Crete, in the lively port of Rethymnon, with the option of joining a tour of the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. In the later part of the day you will depart for Kythira, with an overnight at sea.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kythira, Greece

Day 5 | Tuesday

On route you will enjoy a swim stop before arriving in the afternoon in Kythira, a less known island, fast becoming a favourite amongst visitors. In the evening you have time at leisure to visit the main town of Chora and experience its restaurants, bars and shops. Overnight in Kythira.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Monemvasia – Nafplion

Day 6 | Wednesday

Early in the morning you will sail to Monenvasia where you will discover this great medieval town, with time at leisure. This fortified town will surely impress with its preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and natural landscape. After this you will depart for Nafplion, with a swim stop along the way, arriving into Nafplion in the evening. Overnight in Nafplion.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Nafplion – Hydra – Athens

Day 7 | Thursday

In the morning you have the option to go on a tour of Mycanae, Agamemnon’s walled palace. In the afternoon you will depart for the island of Hydra with time to explore the port town. As this is your final evening you will enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Dinner, arriving at midnight at the Marina Zea in Athens.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Marina Zea, Athens

Day 8 | Friday

Following breakfast, you will disembark for an extension of your stay or to be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of Variety Cruises and of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but Variety Cruises guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.

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