CUSTOM TRAVEL PROGRAMS GREECE Small Ship Sailing
Jewels of the Cyclades ( 7 nights / 8 days )
Sails from Athens for one week: Friday to Friday
Visits: Poros, Poliegos, Folegandros, Santorini, Antiparos, Paros, Delos, Mykonos and Syros
Embarkation: Athens (Marina Zea)
Ship: M/S Galileo
Sailing Dates: 01 Apr 2011 to 18 Nov 2011
The 26 cabin "GALILEO" is a classic steel Motor Sailer built with the most stringent safety regulations, and with spacious and well appointed interiors. Rebuilt in 2004 and renovated in 2007.
Day 1: Friday Marina Zea - Poros
Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2: Saturday Poliegos - Folegandros
Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and least known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.
Day 3: Sunday Santorini
Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional Excursion to a typical Winery and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia know for it’s breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 4: Monday Antiparos - Paros
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos . Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night. Overnight in Paros.
Day 5: Tuesday Delos (Anchorage) Mykonos
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Later on we stop at one of Mykonos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into Tourlos port in Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6: Wednesday Syros
After a morning swim we arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands, where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.
Day 7: Thursday Kythnos - Marina Zea, Athens
In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones bay and will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via CapeSounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.
Day 8: Friday Marina Zea - Disembarkation
2011 early-booking offer - Free Athens Stay
Disembarkation after breakfast.
2 nights accommodation at a deluxe hotel in Athens (Ledra Marriott or similar), Buffet Breakfast daily, 3 transfers in Athens via private air conditioned taxi (Airport - Hotel; Hotel – Marina; Marina – Airport). For all cruises during July and August also includes a half day motor coach tour of Athens with visit to Acropolis and New Acropolis Museum. Offer available for limited number of cabins per sailing.
Conditions & Restrictions
1) Offer available for a limited number of cabins and does not apply for group bookings.
2) Port charges are excluded from these discounts .
3) All reservations are on request and on first come first served basis.
4) Offer cannot be combined with any existing or future offers.
5) Bookings must be paid in full by february 1, 2011.
For reservations made after this date, payment in full is due upon confirmation.
What is the Variety Cruises Concept?
Variety Cruises is unique for offering a small ship experience in the pampering environment of our premium sail cruisers and mega yachts. For years, we have been striving to make our guests feel as if they were spending their precious vacation days on a friend’s private yacht. As you are about to experience, this is not a typical cruise. We assure you that everything under our control has been done to secure a safe, comfortable and enjoyable time onboard. We have combined the cruise experience with plenty of free time to get to know the local people. Furthermore, the best of the ports of call on your itinerary have been carefully selected by experts to ensure you see these amazing places and experience local customs.
Greece - Jewels of the Cyclades( 7 nights / 8 days )Cruise Fares:
Category C: From $ 1700 To $ 1890
Category B: From $ 2060 To $ 2290
Category A: From $ 2690 To $ 2990
Port Charges:$ 210
Single Supplement: %50
3rd Person Reduction: %30