Ancient Greece

Islands steeped in myth and history

Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the cradle of Western civilization and the classical world. Cruise round trip to Athens, Greece, aboard the Le Lapérouse, launching in 2018. Call on Crete, Santorini, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, and medieval Rhodes. Then visit the extraordinary wonder of Meteora, where 14th- and 15th-century monasteries stand high atop soaring natural sandstone pinnacles, and walk through the Palace of Minos at Knossos, one of the most legendary sites in all of antiquity.

Enjoy guided tours in these storied destinations, free time to encounter their mysteries at your own pace during the best time of the year, and opportunities to visit seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. Meet local residents during the specially arranged Island Life® Forum for a personal perspective on the true character of the Aegean Sea’s maritime culture. You can even extend your voyage with the Athens Pre-Cruise Option and the Peloponnese Post-Cruise Option. 

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Trip Name: Ancient Greece
Dates: Oct. 3–11, 2018
Price: Prices from $4,495 per person, double occupancy, plus air.
Travel Partner: Gohagen & Company
Reservations: Contact Gohagen & Company (800) 922-3088

  • Itinerary
    DayDestination
    1Depart the U.S. or Canada
    2Athens, Greece/Embark Wind Star
    3Delos/Mykonos
    4Pátmos
    5Rhodes
    6Santorini
    7Naxos
    8Nafplion for Mycenae, Tiryns and Epidaurus
    9Athens/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada

    *Cruise itinerary subject to change.

     Highlights

    • Comprehensive Aegean Odyssey exploring iconic jewels and legendary, mythical places.
    • Exclusively chartered, seven-night cruise aboard the Five-Star, small sailing ship.
    • Small ship—only 148 guests!
    • All shipboard gratuities are included.
    • Exclusive Island Life Forum for interaction with locals.
    • Visit up to nine UNESCO World Heritage sites.
    • Ports of call: Delos, Mykonos, Patmos, Santorini, Naxos & Rhodes.
    • Walk through the fabled Lion Gate of the legendary city of Mycenae.
    • Explore the monumental ruins of the Sanctuary of Asklepios in historic Epidaurus.
    • Tour the Bronze-Age city of Akrotiri, the “Minoan Pompeii” frozen in time 3 millennia ago.
    • Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the cruise.
    • All onboard meals included.
    • Complimentary fresh fruit and flowers in your Stateroom.
    • Unpack just once!
    • Athens Pre-Cruise and Olympia Post-Cruise Options.
  • Map

    Ancient Greece Route

    Map of Ancient Greece Route

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