7-day Jewels of the Cyclades cruise
Some of the best Greek islands in the Aegean on a cruise from Athens-Marina Zea
on board the 49 passenger motor sailer "Galileo".
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery in Greece, unravelling the wonders of the Cyclades islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
7-day cruise to the Cycladic islands itinerary
|Day||Ports / Cruise Program|
|Sat.||Marina Zea, Piraeus(Athens)|
Embarkation between 14:00-15:00. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers.
Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea.
Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck.
Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper City and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.
Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira and experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera.
Optional excursion to a typical winery and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia known for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos.
Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night. Overnight in Paros.
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island.
Later on, we stop at one of Mykonos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.
After a morning swim we will arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands, where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through the town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.
|Fri.||Kythnos (Kolona Bay)|
In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolona bay.
|Marina Zea, Piraeus(Athens)|
We will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.
|Sat.||Marina Zea, Piraeus(Athens)|
Disembarkation after breakfast.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTE: In the year 2017 the cruise will start/end on Fridays following the same itinerary as above.
Information on "Marina Zeas" on the map of Piraeus port.
7-day cruise sailling dates & ships
Pre- & post-cruise package
With rates starting from EUR151 per person, you get
- two overnights, in double room, in a centrally located hotel in Athens including breakfast
- both ways private transfers between Athens and the cruise port.
Why to take this package deal?
- Athens, the city close to the cruise port is more than just the place your cruise begins and ends; it's an exciting and world renowned destination!
- If you have to take an overnight flight or a long haul flight you need at least a day to recover, otherwise the first day or two of your cruise can be an absolute waste.
- It functions as a "safety-cushion" in case of flights' or other delays.
- It is a convenient way to get by pre-arranged transfers from your hotel to the pier and back. Like this you avoid to carry heavy luggage in public means of transportation.
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as well as information on available upgrades.