Greek Islands & Turkish Coastline

8 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (USD)
$ 4,375
Dates & Pricing

2022 Athens (Piraeus) > Athens (Piraeus)

Sail the azure waters of the southeastern Aegean Sea, stopping off to explore a number of the stunning Greek, Dodecanese and surrounding islands. From Rhodes, Amorgos and Mykonos, to Bodrum and Kusadasi in Turkey.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E08D
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Athens (Piraeus)
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Upon your arrival in Athens, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

    The Greek capital, Athens was the heart of Ancient Greece, the remnants of which have been beautifully preserved, namely the Acropolis.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Patmos

    In the north of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, the Aegean island of Patmos is known for being sacred as the place where Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation. A wonderful stop for those inspired by nature, architecture, history or, simply, sun-worshippers. 

    Included Excursion

    Walking tour of the old town

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Hike to the Monastery of St. John and cave of the apocalypse

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    Tastes of Patmos Island (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Kusadasi, Turkey

    This beach resort town on Turkey’s west coast dates back to 3000 BC and is now a busy cruise port, with a renowned nightlife. Home to a small, Byzantine castle, the Grand Bazaar selling the wares of numerous merchants and much in the way of monuments to the past.

    Included Excursion

    Excursion Guided tour of Ephesus

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Sightseeing bike tour of Kusadasi and surrounding areas

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    Guided tour of Sirince village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Bodrum

    Reaching from Turkey’s southwest coast into the Aegean Sea, the stunning twin bays of Bodrum are home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, built between 350 and 353 BC for Mausolus. While being historic, the city is a playground for Turkish and foreign visitors alike, with two contrasting sides, east and west. 

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    Discover one of the ancient wonders of the world: Tomb of Mausolus (extra expense)

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    Guided Scuba diving experience (extra expense)

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    Farmers market visit followed by cooking class to learn how to make local delicacies (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Rhodes, Greece

    The capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes seemingly has it all. Lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Known as the Island of the Knights, the medieval city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

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    Guided tour of Lindos (extra expense)

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    Panoramic Rhodes (extra expense)

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    Guided Scuba diving experience (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Amorgos

    The furthest eastern island of the Cyclades group, Amorgos is a secret, untouched hideaway where unique natural landscapes are dotted with Cycladic architecture, beautiful beaches welcome relaxation and hiking trails awaken the adventurer in you. 

    Included Excursion

    Guided city tour of the old town

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    Highlights of Amorgos (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Mykonos

    Named after Apollo’s grandson, this cosmopolitan Greek island in the heart of the Cyclades is built on myth and legend. Clear blue skies, renowned beaches and white-wash windmills make it the perfect port stop. 

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    Discover the ancient and modern art of mosaic making (extra expense)

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    Ancient Delos (extra expense)

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    Guided walking tour of Mykonos town with wine tasting (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Athens (Piraeus)

    Today you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board Emerald Azzurra
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Walking tour of Patmos old town
  • Guided tour of Ephesus
  • Guided city tour of Amorgos old town

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Hike to the Monastery of St. John and cave of the apocalypse in Patmos
  • Sightseeing bike tour of Kusadasi and surrounding areas

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability