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Aegean discovery     4 days

Greece + Turkey Cruise from € 420

This cruise is operated by Celestyal Cruises on board   the Celestyal Crystal
Day Port Arrival Departure
Friday Lavrion(Athens), Greece   13:00
Friday Mykonos, Greece 18:00 24:00
Saturday Kusadasi (Ephesus),  Turkey 07:00 13:00
Saturday Samos, Greece 15:30 22:00
Sunday Milos,  Greece 09:00 20:00
Monday Lavrion (Athens),  Greece 06:30  

 FRIDAY: LAVRION (ATHENS) - MYKONOS: Embarkation starts at 09:00. Our cruise ship will leave the port of Piraeus at 11:00 for a 3 full days of fun and experiences. We go along the Athens Riviera in the Saronic Golf to the south end of Attica passing close to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion. This afternoon is a good opportunity to get around and know your ship and the services we provide. In the afternoon arrival at the famous island of Mykonos, known around the world as the Ibiza of the Aegean, the most popular destination of the Mediterranean. An international "jet-set" known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible night life. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great night life. It's easy to get lost in its maze of gleaming white walls dotted with blue domes and windows and balconies full of flowers. Have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars and promise to return for longer stay and more experiences.

SATURDAY: KUSADASI - SAMOS: Kusadası a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast. In ancient time settlers include the Aeolians in the 11th century BC and Ionians in the 9th century who made Kusadasi a centre of art and culture.Iin the early years of Christianity. St John the Evangelist and (according to Roman Catholic sacred tradition) Mary (mother of Jesus) both came to live in the area.
Take the opportunity to visit Ephesus, an ancient Greek city and later a major Roman city, on the coast of Ionia.The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
You can also visit the House of the Virgin Mary, purported to have been the last home of Virgin Mary, based on the visions of Sister Anne Catherine Emmerich. It is a popular place of Catholic pilgrimage which has been visited by three recent popes.
We will continue to Samos. In ancient times Samos was a particularly rich and powerful city-state.
It is home to Pythagoreion and the Heraion of Samos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Eupalinian aqueduct, a marvel of ancient engineering. Samos is the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, after whom the Pythagorean theorem is named, the philosopher Epicurus, and the astronomer Aristarchus of Samos, the first known individual to propose that the Earth revolves around the sun.
Samian wine was well known in antiquity, and is still produced on the island.

SUNDAY: MILOS: We will spend the whole day in Milos. Milos is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group.
The island is famous for the statue of Aphrodite (the "Venus de Milo", now in the Louvre), and also for statues of the Greek god Asclepius (now in the British Museum.
Milos was a source of obsidian (natural glass used for razor sharp "stone tools") during the Neolithic ages for the Aegean and Mediterranean as early as 13,000 years ago.
There are about 70 beaches on Milos Island. Also an interesting archaeological Museum.

MONDAY: LAVRION (ATHENS): Early we arrive in Lavrion port located aprox. 60 kilometers from Athens. After breakfast disembarkation and continue for your Greece vacation or for your return home trip.


Important notice: For passengers who need visa to enter Schengen Countries, this must be: Multiple Entry Schengen Visa, in order to participate in this cruise

In cruise price are Included: all meals on board.
Not included drinks and shore excursions 



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