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2016 Departures


  Aegean Odyssey - Explore Greece & Turkey

 Aegean Odyssey 2015-2016 – Day by Day Program

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Athens - Athens (Marina Zea)  Friday departures aboord the M/Y Callisto

 

Day 1 – Friday MARINA ZEA (Athens)
Embarkation 2:00-3:00, welcome drink. After you board, you’ll enjoy a Welcome Aboard cocktail. Your ship sets sail for Ios. Welcome dinner. Overnight at sea to Ios / Santorini.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 – Saturday IOS - SANTORINI
In the morning, we stop for a refreshing swim at Manganari Beach/ Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Later at noon, we reach Santorini, formed by the half-submerged crescent of a volcanic caldera. You will go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning cluster of white buildings atop a cliff. Afternoon optional tour to Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 B.C and to Fira. The tour will end in Oia, famous for its sun set.  Overnight at sea to Patmo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 3 – Sunday PATMOS
Morning arrival in Patmos. Your optional Patmos excursion includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. Afternoon at leisure to discover Scala, the capital or swim at a nearby beach. Overnight in Patmos.    
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 4 – Monday PATMOS – KUSADASI – SAMOS
Early morning sailing to Kusadasi - Turkey. Early in the morning, we sail to Kusadasi - Turkey . Today our explorations of ancient civilizations continue with an optional tour to Ephesus, the greatest archaeological site in the Aegean region. As you tour this remarkably preserved Greek and Roman city, you may feel as if you’re about to encounter a toga-garbed resident, or hear a chariot clattering down the main avenue, the same avenue down which Cleopatra and Mark Anthony rode in procession more than 2,000 years ago! After lunch and some free time at leisure, we sail to the Island of Samos. 

Late afternoon, we reach Samos and the quaint port of Pythagorion. You can enjoy a late afternoon swim, walk the narrow alleys of the city or relax at the many seaside cafes. Late in the evening we sail to Delos Mykonos.  Overnight at sea. 
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 5 – Tuesday DELOS – MYKONOS
The ship sails into white and blue Cyclades. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On an optional guided walking tour, you’ll visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. After our 2 hour walking tour, we will sail to into a beautiful bay for a refreshing swim stop and lunch, weather permitting. Later in the afternoon we sail into Mykonos Harbour.

We reach ail into Mykonos to allow you to discover its brilliant white houses and stroll in the narrow streets. While exploring the town you can visit the archaeological museum or the maritime museum, and don’t forget to visit a bakery that has been turning out bread in wood-fired ovens since the 15th century. We suggest ending your evening as the Mykonians do and enjoy a glass of ouzo and traditional “mezedes “appetizers or enjoy Mykonos world famous night life. Overnight in Mykonos. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Day 6 – Wednesday MYKONOS – TINOS
At day break we leave Mykonos to reach the island of Tinos. We reach the beach of Ysternia for a swim stop and a barbeque. After lunch we sail into Tinos harbour - Afternoon optional excursion to Tinos Villages. We will visit the picturesque villages of Exovergo, Volax. We will visit the famous basket weavers of Tinos. and the workshops of the marble sculptors of Pyrgos. Overnight in Tinos. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Day 7 – Thursday TINOS – KYTHNOS - CAPE SOUNION – MARINA ZEA, ATHENS
In the morning we leave Tinos and sail to Kythnos for a swim stop and beach BBQ. We reach Kolones Beach in Kythnos. for our last swimstop. After lunch we sail to Cape Sounion . We reach Cape Sounion at 17:30 for a farewell cocktails & dinner under the Temple of Poseidon. In the evening, we will leave Sounio to reach Marina Zea – Athens. Overnight Marina Zea. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 8 – Friday MARINA  ZEA
Breakfast and time to leave the ship - Disembarkation between 9 and 10 am. 
Meals: Breakfast

2016 Departures & Cruise Fares 

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Cabin Categories

High Season 

Low Season 

(per person)

(per person)

Category C - Lower Deck

$2,790

$2,511

Double bedded cabins
Category B - Lower Deck

$3,150

$2,835

Twin bedded cabins
Category A - Main or Upper Deck

$3,950

$3,555

Double or Twin bedded cabins
Fare for the 3rd passenger

$2,750

$2,750

in a Category B Cabin
Single Supplement

50%

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Port Charges

$335

$335

Children 7-10 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat B

$1,970

$1,970

Children 10-16 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat B

$2,560

$2,560

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Cruise fares are per person and week and include:
-Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
-Half - board: American buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including either lunch or dinner depending on the itinerary.
-Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner, Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day
-Use of fishing and snorkel ling equipment (subject to availability)
-Multilingual Cruise Escort

Not included:
-Beverages (except those mentioned above)
-Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
-Crew tips
-Passenger personal expenses