Classical Greece

An exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Classical Greece

Special Offer

May 4, 11

30% reduction in DBL occupancy or
No single supplement for single travelers

7-night 8 Day cruise

Why go: there are two reasons to take this cruise. On the one hand  there are some sites and sights that should be on every culture-vulture’s bucket list. On the other, this is quintessential Greek Island hopping cruising at its finest. It’s a classic combination of awesome antiquity and natural beauty.

In brief: you can look at this as a holiday cruise with some super culture attached or some terrific culture visited courtesy of 7 days on board a luxurious cruise ship. This is small group cruising at its most easy-going with something for everyone.

Optional: Cruise & Stay

Stay for two nights pre or post cruise at a fabulous boutique hotel,  just a stone’s throw away from the Acropolis Museum and the historic centre of Athens, or

Spend seven nights before or after the cruise at the Aegean Beach Hotel in the Athenian Riviera, on the beach by the imposing view of Cape Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon

Considered the birthplace of western civilization, this hitsoric & cosmopolitan metropolis has something for everyone, from the world renowned Acropolis and other ancient sites, to world class museums, great shopping and lively nightlige. Optional excusions include a half day city tour and an afternoon coastal trip to the temple of Poseidon at cape Sounio

Your vessel: The M/Y Harmony V

Harmony V in Santorini

Ports of call: Athens – Delos – Mykonos – Santorini - Rethymnon – Kythira – Monemvasia – Napflion – Hydra – Athens

The Yacht Cruise Experience

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Athens Antiquity to Byzantium

Athens

Transfer from Athens airport to Marina Zeas mid-afternoon to board Harmony V. Set sail via Cape Sounion to kea with time to explore the small port of Korrisia after dinner. Overnight sail to Delos.

A Guide of Mykonos Island

Delos  – Mykonos

Optional morning tour of Delos. Next we will move on to the port of Mykonos, making a swim stop along the way. Free time in the afteroon. Overnight in port.

Harmony G

Santorini

We will depart Mykonos in the morning and sail to Santorini, to arrive by noon. Optional tour to archaeological sites and villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.

Rethymnon Crete Classical Greece

Rethymnon, Crete

Morning arrive in Crete at the port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient Royal Palace of Knossos. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight at sea.

Kythira Classical Greece

Kythira

On the way to Kythira we will make a swim stop late in the morning, and will arrive in Kythira by the afternoon. Evening at leisure. Overnight in port.

Monemvassia Classical Greece

Monemvasia and Nafplion

Early morning sailing to the medieval fortified town of Monemvassia. Time at leisure for exploring.Depart for Napflion early in the afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival in Napflion. Overnight in port.

Napflion – Hydra

Optional tour to the ancient Mycenae, before an early afternoon departure for island of Hydra. Time at leisue to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.

Nafplion Classical Greece

Hydra – Athens

Departing Hydra in the early hours,  we make our way home to Athens. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.

Harmony G Sun Deck

The Weather

Reliable sunshine is virtually guaranteed during the season between early May and late October, with temperatures ranging from the low 70’s in early and late season up to the high 80’s or even low 90’s from late June until August. Winds are predictable with moderate winds (Force 3-4) from the NW.

M/Y Harmony V

The Harmony V is a modern elegant yacht with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world. The 56 meter long/8.4 meter wide Mega-Yacht was launched in June 2009 and complies with Eurosolas safety regulations while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising.

A spacious lounge with classy seating and an American Bar leads into a dining area decorated with warm colors. Both areas offer large windows providing for the most beautiful views of all destinations the ship cruises to.

The 200 m2 sundeck offers a shaded outdoor area for all day dining and a bar as well as sun chairs and loungers. The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities.

M/YHarmony V
Launched / Rebuilt2009
Length55.00 meters
Breadth8.20 meters
Draft3.00 meters
Crew16 - 18 persons
Cruising speed11.00 knots
Cabins25

Cabins

Harmony V Cabin Category C

Category C:

Main Deck

1 Double Bed

The category C cabins are located on the main deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Harmony V Cabin Category B

Category B:

Main Deck

2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed

The Category B cabins are located on the Main Deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Harmony V Cabin Category A

Category A:

Upper Deck

2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed

The category C cabins are located on the main deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Harmony V Cabin category P

Category P:

Upper Deck

2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed

The Category P cabins are located on the Upper Deck offering a sofa, large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Cruise & Stay

 

Round your cruise up with a two night stay in the centre of Athens near the Acropolis Museum, the markets and shopping areas of this vibrant city or relax for seven nights at a beach resort next to the temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio.

Optional excusions include a half day city tour and an afternoon coastal trip to the temple of Poseidon at cape Sounio

 

Includes:

  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel
  • Two night stay the elegant 4 star Hera hotel in the historic centre of Athens on B&B
  • Transfer to the cruise ship
  • Transfer from cruise to Athens airport for the return flight.
  • Accommodation in your chosen grade of cabin  with private SH/WC & air conditioning, mini fridge and flat screen TV with complimentary movies.
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local themed party evening , fun BBQ on the beach or on deck (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment and sea kayak (subject to availability).
  • Professional English speaking Cruise Director.

Prices

Classical Greece

2018 PRICES (£) PER PERSON
FRIDAY DEPARTURES FROM ATHENS
OPERATED ON M/Y HARMONY V or M/Y CALLISTO
Departure DatesCategory CCategory BCategory ACategory PEarly booking discount 
04/05/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Callisto
11/05/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Callisto
18/05/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Callisto
25/05/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Callisto
15/06/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
29/06/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
13/07/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
20/07/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
27/07/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
03/08/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
10/08/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
17/08/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
14/09/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
21/09/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
05/10/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V
19/10/2018£2,009£2,318£2,666£3,014-10%operated on M/Y Harmony V

2018 Classical Greece, Cruise & Stay

2018 prices (£) per person
Friday departures from Athens
Departure DatesCategory CCategory BCategory ACategory PEarly Booking Discount 
2/5/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Callisto
9/5/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Callisto
16/5/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Callisto
23/5/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Callisto
13/6/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
27/06/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
4/7/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
11/7/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
18/7/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
25/7/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
1/8/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
8/8/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
12/9/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
19/9/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
3/10/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V
17/10/2018£2,249£2,558£2,906£3,25410%Operated by M/Y Harmony V

Classical Greece - port charges, flights and supplements 2018

 Category CCategory BCategory ACategory P
Port charges(mandatory)£245£245£245£245
Flights inc luggage from£245£245£245£245
Transfers from£60£60£60£60
Single supplement60%60%60%60%
3rd person reduction-30%-30%-30%N/A
  • Accommodation in your chosen grade of cabin  with private SH/WC & air conditioning, mini fridge and flat screen TV with complimentary movies.
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local themed party evening , fun BBQ on the beach or on deck (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment and sea kayak (subject to availability).
  • Professional English speaking Cruise Director.
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel
  • Two night stay the elegant 4 star Hera hotel in the historic centre of Athens on B&B
  • Transfer to the cruise ship
  • Transfer from cruise to Athens airport for the return flight.
  • Accommodation in your chosen grade of cabin  with private SH/WC & air conditioning, mini fridge and flat screen TV with complimentary movies.
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local themed party evening , fun BBQ on the beach or on deck (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment and sea kayak (subject to availability).
  • Professional English speaking Cruise Director.

Beverages, except regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water.
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
Crew tips.
Passenger personal expenses
Wi-Fi (available at charge)

Flights from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Manchester morning departures. Afternoon and evening return flights from Athens.

ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 9511

Road transfer to and from marina Zea in Pireaus port approximately 30 minutes by car or minibus.

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