Mediterranean Fables - Eclectic Superior, Summer 2020

Tour Type: Regional Journey
Brochure Type: 2020 Ancient Civilizations

Discover the exotic flavours, ancient heritage and unrivalled beauty of one of the world's most desirable destinations, as you cruise to hidden coves, sandy beaches and white-washed villages over 7 days.

Authentic Dining
  • Cruising: While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board daily. Your cruise includes a complimentary drinks package, featuring a selection of alcoholic, soft drinks and hot beverages.
  • Dining Summary: 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D) all with tea or coffee. Your cruise includes a complimentary drinks package featuring a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, and hot beverages.
Insight Experiences
  • Heraklion: While in Crete, enjoy your guided visit to the Palace of Minos at Knossos.
Top Rated Highlights
  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century B.C. Steps away you'll see the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion.
  • Mediterranean Cruising: Explore Istanbul and Canakkale in Turkey. Visit the Greek Islands of Crete, Santorini and Mykonos.
Included Insight Services
  • Your knowledgeable local Insight host will ensure your time in Athens is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with onboard washroom. Alternate vehicles without onboard washroom or 40 seats may be used on occasion.
  • On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • 7 nights aboard your mid-size cruise ship featuring air-conditioned cabins with private facilities, outdoor pool, fitness centre, beauty salon, casino, bars & restaurants.
  • You will enjoy the services of a Cruise Director, while on board, and all port taxes and crew gratuities are included.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily onboard your ship and we provide a complimentary drinks package, featuring a selection of alcoholic, soft drinks and hot beverages.
  • Transfers are included between Insight hotels and cruise port. Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations.

Call (254) 867-0155 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14887289

Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2020
Duration
11 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AthensAthens, City of Gods.: You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. At 19:00, join your Insight Vacations Representative and fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink.
Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Center, Athens.
Day 2AthensThe Glories of Athens.: See all the remarkable glories of Athens on a tour of the city. The highlight, of course, is a visit to the Acropolis with the remarkable Parthenon. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. (Breakfast)
Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Center, Athens.
Day 3TurkeySet Sail for Turkey.: Board your ship this afternoon and set sail for vibrant Istanbul, a city where continents collide. While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served onboard daily. Your cruise includes a complimentary drinks package with a selection of alcoholic, soft drinks and hot beverages. (Breakfast / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 4IstanbulExploring Istanbul.: Enjoy a full day walking through the lively streets, bustling with friendly locals, as aromatic spices fill the air. Take in the beautiful palaces and churches, adorned with colourful mosaics. Be sure to taste local treats such as Turkish delight and baklava. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 5CanakkaleOn to Canakkale.: Today you will spend your time exploring a destination with rich history. Walk the atmospheric cobble stone lanes or along the sweeping waterfront promenade. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to visit the ancient city of Troy? (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 6CreteCruise to Crete.: Spend your day at leisure today exploring the bustling city of Volos. Why not wonder along the harbour and dine in one of the picturesque restaurants, taking in the views of fishing boats and yachts that line the seafront? (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 7SantoriniSantorini.: Sail to Crete, home to the birthplace of Zeus according to the Greek mythology. There is time at leisure to explore the capital, Heraklion, site of King Minos' Palace of Knossos with a Local Expert. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 8MykonosCruise to Mykonos.: Wake up in Santorini with a full morning at leisure to relax. Gaze at the sheer cliffs of Santorini and dazzling panorama. Explore the capital of Thira, with its clifftop restaurants and cafes, breathtaking views and amazing sunsets. Later, join a Local Expert for a visit of the Cycladic village of Oia, one of the most authentic and unspoiled villages of the island. In the afternoon, set sail for picturesque Mykonos. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 9MykonosMykonos.: The full day is yours to relax and explore Mykonos, with its dazzling sugar cube houses and whitewashed windmills. Tonight, the maze of walkways, welcoming tavernas and nightlife are yours to discover. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
MV Celestyal Crystal (or similar).
Day 10AthensAthens.: Disembark in the morning and transfer to your hotel where you are at leisure. Relax, shop or bargain in the local market. Perhaps ask about an optional experience to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion? (Breakfast)
Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Center, Athens.
Day 11AthensDepart Athens.: Bid farewell to Athens. Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/02/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
04/16/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
04/23/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
04/30/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
05/07/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
10/08/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
10/15/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
10/22/2020$3,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
Disclaimer
Notes: Twin prices are per person. The prices shown above include port taxes & tips. Insight Vacations does not use base category cabins, all cabins are outside. Vessels and/ or ports of call may be re-scheduled at short notice. Visas: Some passports may require Visas, please speak to your Travel Agent at time of booking to assess your requirements.

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- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class

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