Mediterranean Dreams - Premier, Classic Group, Summer

Tour Type: Regional
Brochure Type: IV Europe Summer 2023 v2

Sail the deep blue Aegean Sea and marvel at the stunning white cliffs on this epic 8-day tour that whisks you from the birthplace of Western civilization to the world's most idyllic islands. See the mighty Acropolis and the ruins of the Parthenon temple perched above Athens, the City of the Gods. Stop in Kusadasi and join a Local Expert for a guided tour of Ephesus, a temple to the goddess of the hunt. Walk through the fishing village of Rhodes to its Lindos Acropolis for sweeping views of the island and sea. Explore the capital city of Santorini, Thira, and perhaps dine at a clifftop restaurant over the caldera.

Choice Highlights
Authentic Dining
  • Athens: Get to know your fellow travelers over a delightful Welcome Drink.
  • Dining Summary: 7 Breakfast (B), 4 Lunch with Wine (LW), and 4 Dinner with Wine (DW)
Top Rated Highlights
  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century B.C. Steps away you'll see the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion.
  • Athens: Visit the Greek Islands of Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete and Santorini. Call in at the Turkish port of Kusadasi.
  • Ephesus: Discover one of the world's finest ancient sites. Led by your Local Expert, walk the Arcadian Way, see the Library of Celsus and Amphitheatre and visit the House of the Virgin Mary.
  • Rhodes: With your Local Expert, explore the classical Acropolis of Lindos and the Temple of Athena in Rhodes. These awe-inspiring ruins date back to the 4th century and offer panoramic views of the stunning coastline.

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Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer valid through 3/31/2023
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1AthensAthens, City of Gods: You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. At 19:00, join your Insight Vacations Representative and fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink.
Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
Day 2AthensThe Glories of Athens: See all the remarkable glories of Athens on a tour of the city. The highlight, of course, is a visit to the Acropolis with the remarkable Parthenon. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.
Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
Day 3Cruising to MykonosCruising to Mykonos Relaxed Start: Board your cruise ship and set sail for the lovely island of Mykonos with its dazzling sugar cube houses and whitewashed windmills. Tonight, the maze of walkways, welcoming tavernas and nightlife are yours to explore. Late in the evening, your cruise sails across the Aegean to Turkey. While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served onboard daily. Your cruise includes a selection of alcoholic beverages and non alcoholic hot and cold beverages are included.
MV Celestyal Olympia (or similar).
Day 4Kusadasi and PatmosKusadasi and Patmos: Today explore the Turkish port of Kusadasi and visit the ancient ruins of Ephesus with a Local Expert. In the afternoon, sail to the island of Patmos where St. John the Devine was exiled by the Emperor Domitian. Later, your cruise sets sail for Rhodes.
MV Celestyal Olympia (or similar).
Day 5RhodesRhodes Relaxed Start: Upon arrival at Rhodes, chosen by the Crusaders as their fortified headquarters, the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Join your Local Expert on an included walking tour of the old town surrounded by medieval walls and visit the Acropolis of Lindos or simply enjoy a relaxing day on the golden beaches. In the evening, your cruise continues to Crete.
MV Celestyal Olympia (or similar).
Day 6SantoriniCrete and Santorini Relaxed Start: In the morning, you dock at Heraklion in Crete. Perhaps join an optional visit with a Local Expert to the site of the ruins of King Minos' Palace of Knossos. Later, cruise beneath the sheer cliffs of Santorini. Explore the capital of Thira, with its clifftop restaurants and cafes, breathtaking views and amazing sunsets. In the evening you sail onto Athens.
MV Celestyal Olympia (or similar).
Day 7AthensAthens at Leisure Relaxed Start: Disembark in the morning and transfer to your hotel where you are at leisure. Relax, shop or bargain in the local market. Perhaps ask about an optional experience to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion?
Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
Day 8AthensDepart Athens: Bid farewell to Athens. Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport.

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/01/2023$2,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/08/2023$2,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
04/15/2023$2,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/22/2023$2,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/29/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/06/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/13/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/20/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/27/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/03/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/10/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/17/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/24/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/01/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
07/08/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/15/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/22/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/29/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/05/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/12/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/19/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/26/2023$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/02/2023$2,950.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/09/2023$2,950.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/16/2023$2,950.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/23/2023$2,950.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/30/2023$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/07/2023$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/14/2023$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/21/2023$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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  • Mediterranean Dreams - Premier, Classic Group, Summer

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    Tour Type: RegionalBrochure Type: IV Europe Summer 2023 v2Sail the deep blue Aegean Sea and marvel at the stunning white cliffs on this epic 8-day tour that whisks you from the birthplace of Western civilization to the world's most idyllic islands.

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