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Young travelers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure, and must be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveler Discount per room). Please see below for a detailed breakdown of age groups for individual brochures. Asia 5 - 11, At Leisure 5 - 18 (5 -15 for Australia and New Zealand), Australia and New Zealand 5 - 15, CostSaver 5 - 17, Europe and Britain 5 -17, Family Experiences 5 - 17, Hidden Journeys 5 - 18 (5 - 11 for Asia), South America 5 - 17, trips to Costa Rica and Panama 5 - 12, trips to Mexico 5 - 12, USA and Canada 5 - 17.
Triple room reductions are based on sharing a twin or a double bedroom with an extra bed, which may be a roll-away. Discount may not apply to all itineraries, countries, regions or travel types, ask your travel consultant for full details. Additional restrictions may apply.
Please note that there is no guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If you are unable to be matched, you will be provided a single room at no extra cost. This service does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation and all Eastern Mediterranean vacations - with the exception of Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Additional restrictions may apply.
Only one credit is available per person. Not available on extra night stays, airfares, taxes and fees, flights supplements and surcharges and airport transfers. Conditions apply.
Please note that vacations must be booked at the same time. The discount is per person only and does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation, extensions and airfares, taxes and fees, and airport transfers. Europe - excludes all Eastern Mediterranean vacations except the Greek Island Hopper, the Best of Greece (without cruise), the Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Autumn, Winter and Spring Europe - excludes Real Britain, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. Asia - excludes Highlights of China and the Yangtze, and China Tibet and the Yangtze.
Not applicable to Hidden Journeys, Israel, vacations with trains, Greek Island Hopper, Solo Traveler Discount and extra nights’ accommodations. Discount is combinable with Triple room and Young Traveler discounts. Discount limited to one group per coach.
Add a dash of Greek Island cruising to your exploration of Greece - the highlights of Mykonos, Santorini and Crete a fitting reward for a week of exploring ancient sites, and myths and legends. Wander through quaint village lanes and marvel at volcanic landscapes, enjoying views over the deep blue Aegean that stretch for miles.
Day 1 - Arrive Athens (2 Nights)
Welcome to Athens. You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax or spend time exploring the wonders of this ancient city. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception, including a light meal and welcome drink with your travelling companions and your Travel Director.Welcome Reception
Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan
Day 2 - Athens Sightseeing
Classical Athens was a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, and is widely seen as the cradle of Western Civilisation and the birthplace of democracy. One of the world's oldest cities, discover the rich heritage of Athens during your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Explore the Acropolis and view the Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. Marvel at the Agora, the Royal Palace and the Temple of Zeus. Enjoy an included visit to the spectacular Acropolis Museum containing remarkable antiquities. See Hadrian's Arch, built to celebrate the arrival of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, and the stadium where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896. Spend the rest of your day at leisure and discover Athens. In the evening, perhaps choose to dine in the lively Plaka district, the old quarter of the city.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3 - Athens – Meteora – Kalambaka
Say goodbye to Athens, and enjoy a scenic drive to Meteora, one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. En route we have the chance to pay our respects to the heroic King Leonidas and his brave Spartans who stood their ground against the invading Persians. Cross the fertile Thessaly region, the "bread basket of Greece" Later dine at your hotel in Kalambaka.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Kalambaka – Thermopylae – Delphi
This morning visit two of the six monasteries built on sandstone rocks above the town with your Local Specialist. Travel over the Pourmaraki Pass and the Bralos mountain range to arrive at the foothills of Mt. Parnassos. It was here that every four years athletes competed in the Pythian Games, dedicated to Apollo and the arts.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Delphi – Patras – Olympia
This morning, tour the breathtaking Delphi with your Local Specialist and see the site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Walk the Sacred Way to the Temple of Apollo dating from the 5th century. Cross the Gulf of Corinth and head south to the Peloponnese before continuing to Olympia. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dinner of authentic local cuisine on an olive farm.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 6 - Olympia – Nafplion
Meet your Local Specialist and spend the morning visiting the ancient Olympic site and museum and the Temples of Zeus and Hera; the wife of Zeus and one of the most important deities in Greek mythology. Arrive later in Nafplion where you will dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Nafplion – Epidarus – Mycenae – Corinth – Athens
Visit the amphitheatre and view the Sanctuary of Aesculapius, the God of Medicine in Epidaurus with your Local Specialist. The rod of Aesculapius, a snake-entwined staff, remains the symbol of medicine to this day. In Mycenae - a mighty kingdom of ancient Greece and a military stronghold - see the Beehive Tombs, the Treasury of Atreus, the Lion Gate and the remains of Agamemnon's Royal Palace with your Local Specialist. Visit the ancient city of Corinth with your Local Specialist before crossing the mighty Corinth Canal en route to Athens.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan
Day 8 - Embark – Mykonos
Transfer to the port and cruise to stunning Mykonos. Spend time discovering this island paradise with its distinctive white-washed houses and maze of narrow cobbled streets.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 - Kusadasi – Patmos
Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey and consider an Optional Experience to fascinating Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis. Continue your cruise to Patmos, where there is time to shop, relax on the beach or take an Optional Experience to the Monastery of St. John.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 - Heraklion – Santorini
Wake this morning in Heraklion on the island of Crete. Continue to the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini, explore the town or consider joining an Optional Experience to Oia and Fira.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 - Disembark – Athens
This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and board a transfer to your hotel. Buffet Breakfast
Divani Palace Acropolis
Day 12 - Depart Athens
Transfers are provided to the airport for your return flight home. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
First class travel Highlights
International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above.
Celestyal Cruise Ship: Operating this itinerary will be Celestyal Olympia or other ship from Celestyal fleet.
Moderate: Ref AGAM Cat. IB or ID Standard Inside 2-berth cabin. Superior: Ref AGAS Cat. XB Standard Outside 2-berth cabin. Premier: Ref AGAL Cat. XD Superior Outside 2-berth cabin. Premium: Ref AGAP Cat. XE Superior Outside 2-berth cabin.
Port Taxes: The Port Taxes listed above include Tips and are accurate as of July 2016. For up-to-date pricing, please visit our website.
Triple cabins are available on this trip.
Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.
Flights: Onward flights from Athens airport should not be scheduled before 11am.
Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or unforeseen circumstances.
* All prices are per person, double share.
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