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The Most Beautiful Greek Islands

Ship: Le Bougainville  
Departure: Friday, July 2, 2021
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Athens
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Duration
11
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Days at Sea
0
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Ports
13
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Countries Visted
1
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  • Itinerary

    The Most Beautiful Greek Islands

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, July 2, 2021 Athens, Greece Embark 8:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Saturday, July 3, 2021 Hydra, Greece 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Hydra, Greece

    Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. In ancient times the island was known as Hydrea, which was a reference to the (now depleted) springs on the island. There is one main town, known simply as Hydra Port. It consists of a crescent-shaped harbor surrounded by restaurants, shops, markets, and galleries that cater to tourists and locals. Read more about Hydra, Greece

    3 Sunday, July 4, 2021 Nafplion, Greece 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nafplion, Greece

    Nafplion (with a variety of spellings), the first capital of Greece, is situated on the Peloponnese Peninsula just a two and a half hour drive from Athens. Its picturesque harbour, with two mountains crowned by medieval fortresses overlooking the town. The small island fortress called the Bourtzi that once protected the harbour presents a scene that will ever be remembered. The town’s history traces back to the prehistoric era when soldiers from here participated in the Argonautic expedition and the Trojan War alike. Read more about Nafplion, Greece

    4 Monday, July 5, 2021 Folegandros, Cyclades, Greece 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Folegandros, Cyclades, Greece

    Folegandros is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea that, together with Sikinos, Ios, Anafi and Santorini, forms the southern part of the Cyclades. Shining under the Aegean sun, Folegandros was named after the son of king Minos. This off-the-beaten-path destination captivates visitors with the untouched beauty of its beaches, the luminous blue of its waters, and the unadulterated style of its architecture. The “capital” of the island, Chora is one of the oldest traditional medieval towns in the Cyclades. Read more about Folegandros, Cyclades, Greece

    4 Monday, July 5, 2021 Santorini, Greece 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Santorini, Greece

    Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the Aegean Sea, about 200 km from Greece's mainland. It is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion some 3500 years ago, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and which resulted in the creation of the current geological caldera. Take the cable car to view the beautiful panorama of Santorini. The most exotic spot on Santorini is Red Beach. Read more about Santorini, Greece

    5 Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Amorgos, Greece 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Amorgos, Greece

    Amorgos - aka Yperia, Patagy - is the easternmost island of the Greek Cyclades island group, lying closest to the neighbouring Dodecanese island group. Around 3200 to 2000 BC it was the site of an ancient and powerful civilization with major population centres built around natural ports on the island's west coast. Today these are the locations of Tholaria, Stroumvos, Katapola and Castri. Amorgos, regarded as the pearl of the Aegean is simple, nostalgic, rich in history and traditions. Read more about Amorgos, Greece

    6 Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Symi, Greece 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
    View of Symi, Greece

    Symi is the main town of a Greek island of the same name. Lying NW of the island of Rhodes, it has areas of significance in history and mythology. The town of Symi is divided in two parts: the harbourside one called Gialós, and the adjacent one on the slopes of the hills, called Chorió. Gialós is of two- and three-storey traditional stone houses, painted in all colours but mostly in indigo, ochre and terracotta, with red tiled roofs and cute little balconies with railings in the style peculiar to Symi. Read more about Symi, Greece

    7 Thursday, July 8, 2021 Patmos, Greece 7:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Patmos, Greece

    The Greek Island of Patmos is possibly best known as the place where the apostle John received his vision and wrote the Apocalypse, and is subsequently sometimes called the Jerusalem of the Aegean. Whether you are interested in history and religion or not, the Monastery of St. John is regarded as a 'must see'. Looking like a huge fortress, it towers above the unique medieval village of Chora. Read more about Patmos, Greece

    8 Friday, July 9, 2021 Delos, Greece 7:00 AM 12:30 PM
    View of Delos, Greece

    Delos (or, Dilos), is the sacred island at the centre of the ring of about 220 islands called the Cyclades archipelago, in the Aegean Sea about 150 km SE of Athens. A few kilometres to the NE of Delos is the larger tourist-frequented island of Mykonos. According to Greek mythology Delos was the birthplace of the mythical Apollo and Artemis. It has been populated since the third millennium BC and today is historically and archaeologically very important. Read more about Delos, Greece

    8 Friday, July 9, 2021 Mykonos, Greece 2:00 PM 11:59 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Best known for its beautiful sandy golden beaches lapped by transparent waters, there are so many from which to choose. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    9 Saturday, July 10, 2021 Paros, Greece 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Paros, Greece

    Paros is an island of Greece, part of the Cyclades island group, in the central Aegean Sea. Historically it was known for its fine white marble; today it is considered as the 'island for every man', as almost every ferry stops here, and according to the locals once people stop here some simply do not want to leave. Visitors enjoy the many delightful beaches that offer a range of water-based activities including kayaking, windsurfing and sailing. Then there’s horseback riding on the beaches and hills, the sampling of food at the great local restaurants, as well as shopping for affordable gifts for family and friends. Read more about Paros, Greece

    10 Sunday, July 11, 2021 Ermoupolis, Greece 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Ermoupolis, Greece

    Ermoupolis is not only the capital of Syros Island, but also the capital of the Cyclades, and thus well-connected with Athens. It is a beautiful island off the normal tourist track. Syros is the place to visit to experience authentic Greek island culture. There are two distinct communities living on two hills on Syros. Read more about Ermoupolis, Greece

    11 Monday, July 12, 2021 Sifnos, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Sifnos is a small island located just 135 km SW of Athens within the Western Cyclades. Inhabited since very early times, Sifnos's main claim to fame in the ancient world was for its gold and silver mines, some remains of which still exist. The island became known by 600 BC as one of the most prosperous places in Greece. Despite increasing tourism, it retains much of its traditional atmosphere. Read more about Sifnos, Greece

    12 Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Athens, Greece 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

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    Average Cabin Size – 45.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area: 45 m². Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 30 m². Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

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