Aegean Odyssey: Where You'll go

  1. Athens  (Wednesday July 8 - Friday July 10)
  2. We’ll be spending two nights in Athens, complete with photo shoots and tours of some of the most popular sites.  On embarkation day you’ll board between 2:00pm -  3:00pm.  After boarding, you’ll enjoy a welcome aboard cocktail and dinner.  Overnight sailing to Ios.
  3. Ios  (Saturday, July 11)
  4. In the morning, we stop for a refreshing swim at Manganari Beach/Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. 
  5. Santorini  (Saturday, July 11)
  6. 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 Patmos
  7. Patmos   (Sunday, July 12)
  8. 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.
  9. Kusadasi, Turkey  (Monday, July 13)
  10. Early morning sailing 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. 
  11. Samos  (Monday, July 13)
  12. 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.
  13. Delos  (Tuesday, July 14)
  14. 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 harbor.
  15. Mykonos  (Tuesday, July 14)
  16. 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 Mykonos.
  17. Tinos  (Wednesday, July 15)
  18. 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.
  19. Kea  (Thursday, July 16)
  20. In the morning we leave Tinos and sail to Kythnos or Kea for a swim stop and beach BBQ. We reach Kolones Beach in Kythnos. for our last swimstop. After lunch we sail to Cape Sounion. 
  21. Sounion  (Thursday, July 16)
  22. 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 Zeas/Athens. We reach Marina Zea/Athens right after midnight. Overnight at Marina Zea.
  23. Marina Zeas (Athens)  (Friday, July 17)
  24. Breakfast and time to leave the ship. Disembarkation between 9 and 10 am.
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  26. Please do not schedule return flights before noon.

 

Don’t forget that this is a small ship and the seas and weather affect sailing schedules    Come with an open mind and an adventurous spirit.