The Idyllic Aegean with Turkey is an 8 Days Cruise to Athens, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Crete (Heraklion), Santorini, Milos and Mykonos aboard the MS Celestyal Crystal. Visit Kusadasi in Turkey and view the Hellenistic ruins of Ephesus, a fascinating World Heritage site and one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Explore a medieval palace in Rhodes, delve into Europe’s oldest civilization in Crete, watch a fiery sunset in Santorini and relax on the soft sandy beaches of Milos. Celebrate your last night in style in Mykonos where the food and nightlife is legendary. This cruise can be combined with any of our mainland Greek tours.
Kusadasi – Turkey
Ancient Ephesus through the Ages – Hellenistic/Roman. Visit the archaeological site of ancient Ephesus, one of the largest open-air museums in the world. See incredible relics of the Hellenistic, Roman and early Christian eras. Discover the Agora, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus and the beautifully preserved marble paved main Street of Kouretes.
Medieval tour – Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights. Our tour begins with the Acropolis of Lindos, 55 km (40 miles) from the city of Rhodes, to see the graceful Temple of Athena, built in 300 B.C. Back in the old city of Rhodes, you will walk through D’Amboise Gate and along the perfectly preserved Street of the Knights to discover the medieval residence of each order of the Knights of St John, still bearing the original crests.
Minoan Palace of Knossos. The ancient city of Knossos, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the whole Aegean, provides a fascinating insight into the sophisticated Minoan civilization. See the Throne Room, the fresco of the Prince of the Lilies, the imposing Grand Staircase and the Queen’s Megaron. The tour also includes stop in Heraklion for a short walk through the historic center before returning to the vessel.
Port Piraeus is about 15 miles from Athens city center. Approximately 40 minutes drive.
The Idyllic Aegean with Turkey 8 Days Includes:
- Cabin accommodation in your chosen category – fully air conditioned
- Breakfast, lunch & dinner – vegetarian meals included – a la carte or buffet
- Drink Package – Unlimited alcoholic & Non-alcoholic
- Daily activities & entertainment – Including yoga, dance etc – a daily schedule will be posted on board.
- Swimming pool, sauna & fitness center
- Port & Service Charges
- Gratuities included
- Shore excursions as detailed
Idyllic Aegean with Turkey 8 Days Excludes:
- Personal expenses
- Transfers to and from the port of Piraeus in Athens.
- WIFI – is available on board but there is a fee for use
2020 Prices in US$
Celestyal Crystal Features:
As soon as you step aboard Celestyal Crystal, you’ll realize your getaway couldn’t possibly feel more comfortable or more like home. Enjoy comfortable staterooms and suites, elegant restaurants, bars and lounges, spa and fitness rooms, as well as promenade decks, where you can revel in the splendor of a starlit ocean sky.
- Outside Staterooms 260
- Balcony suites 53
- Inside staterooms 163
- Guests decks 10
- Elevator doors 4
- Tonnage 25,611
- Draught 6,10 m
- Stabilizers Yes
- Electric current 110-220v c
- Crew members 406
Interior Stateroom IA and Interior Stateroom IB
Interior Stateroom IC
Exterior Stateroom XBO
Exterior Stateroom XA
Exterior Stateroom XC
Exterior Stateroom XD
Junior Balcony Suite – SBJ
Suites – S
Balcony Suite – SB
Balcony Suite SG
Deck 2 XA Exterior Staterooms:
Deck 3 IA Interior Staterooms, XB Exterior Staterooms and XC Exterior Staterooms:
Deck 4 IB Interior Staterooms and XC Exterior Staterooms. Medical Center:
Deck 5 IB Interior Staterooms and XC Exterior Staterooms. Olympus Restaurant, Thalassa Bar, Photo Shop, Duty Free Shop, Agora shop, Reception and Jacuzzi:
Deck 6 IC Interior Staterooms, XBO Exterior Staterooms, XB Exterior Staterooms, XD Exterior Staterooms, SBJ Junior Blacony Suites, S Suites, SG Grand Suites:
Deck 7 IC Interior Staterooms, XD Exterior Staterooms, SBJ Junior Balcony Suites, SB Balcony Suites:
Deck 8 Amalthia restaurant, Muses Lounge and Bar, Casino, Eros Lounge and Bar, Kids Corner, Library Stand:
Deck 9 Leda Casual Dining, Aura Casual Dining, Helios Bar, Beauty Center, Gym, Sauna, Swimming Pool:
Deck 10 Horizons Lounge and Bar
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