Athens, the Greek Isles & Turkey 2024 (9 Night Cruise)

NCL Getaway All-Inclusive 9 night Med Cruises from Athens to the Greek Isles and Turkey in 2024

Includes Two-nights' Five-Star B&B Hotel Stay In Athens

Prices Available
1st September 2024
£1669
10th September 2024
£1799
  • Departure Date: 30th August 2024
  • Total Nights: 11 Nights
  • Cruise: Norwegian Getaway
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
From
£1669 *pp
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Norwegian Cruise Line

Founded in 1966, Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), part of global cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (which also owns Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises), is the third-largest cruise line in the world in terms of cruise passengers. NCL has become well-known for its colourful ships featuring a pop-icon style painted hull.

3963
Passengers
1646
Crew
2014
Launched
2020
Last refit
145655t
Tonnage
326m
Length
52m
Width
22kts
Speed
14
Decks
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Currency
Overview
  • Return flights from the UK with luggage allowance
  • All transfers
  • Two-nights' five-star bed-and-breakfast accommodation in Athens
  • Nine-nights' full-board cruise accommodation on Norwegian Getaway
  • Premium all-inclusive drinks package
  • Specialty dining package
  • 150 min' pp wi-fi package
  • $50 per stateroom per port shore excursion credit
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Fly from the UK to Athens, Greece
Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. Athens received a make-over for the 2004 Olympics. There is lots to see here such as the Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Poseidon and Athena, Odeon Herodus of Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysos.
Day Days 2 to 3
Athens, Greece
A further overnight hotel stay. Then transfer to Piraeus port and embark ship.
Day 4
Kusdasi, Turkey
Kusadasi is the staging post for Ephesus (the Turkish equivalent of Pompeii) well known for the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and is a popular tourist destination.
Day Days 5 to 6
Istanbul, Turkey
Overnight onboard in port. Where east meets west straddling the Bosphorous Strait. Visit either Asia Minor or Europe in one city, check out the Blue Mosque and St Sophia - its twin, haggle in the Grand Bazaar, visit Topkapi palace and try out an invigorating Turkish Bath.
Day 7
Volos, Greece
Volos is one of the largest cities of Thessaly and the capital of Magnesia prefecture. A large, dynamic and modern city on the coast of the Pagasitic Gulf shaded by the beautiful Pelion with its picturesque villages. Located almost in the centre of Greece, between the capital Athens (distance 325 km) and the second largest city Thessalonica (distance 215 km).It is situated at the foot of Pelion and it is built on the site which was the ancient Iolkos, where Jason started with the Argo and his companions for the Argonauts.
Day 8
Mykonos, Greece
Frequently visited by many cruise ships for its Greek charm and upmarket cosmopolitan atmosphere – plus there are some excellent beaches.
Day 9
Rhodes, Greece
Rhodes Old Town is an ancient walled city with its cobbled streets and history that dates back to the crusades and the Knights of St John. Visit the Acropolis of Rhodes, Temple of Apollo, Palace of the Grand Master, Modern Art Gallery and perhaps have a flutter in the casino. Stand in the footsteps of the Colossus of Rhodes at the entrance to Mandraki harbour or head for the picture-postcard Lindos with is winding cobbled streets and large beach.
Day 10
Heraklion, Crete
Crete is the southernmost and largest of the Greek Islands. The major port of call is the Capital Heraklion in the centre of the Island. This is close to the ancient Palace of Knossos and the Minoan civilisation from 4000 years BC. Knossos is home to the ancient myth of the Minotaur and the Labyrinth . During world War II Crete was the last bastion of the Greek resistance when the locals helped Allied troops escape South through the Samaria Gorge as German paratroopers invaded from Souda Bay. Here you will high snow-capped mountains, an incredible 12km hiking trail through the Samaria Gorge and ancient Lassithi Plateau with its windmills and the birth-place of Zeus.
Day 11
Santorini, Greece
The most popular port of call on any cruise itinerary is the photographer’s paradise of Santorini. This volcanic island is made up of a crescent shaped Caldera which is the edge of an ancient volcano . Ancient legend suggests that this was the site of the lost city of Atlantis – when the volcano erupted the centre of this island disappeared in to the sea leaving the remnant known as Santorini.
Day 12
Fly Athens, Greece to UK
Disembark the ship after breakfast in Piraeus and transfer to Athens airport for your flight home.
Ship Details
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Getaway combines the most magnificent amenities Norwegian has to offer with unforgettable destinations. Stroll The Waterfront, an innovative, industry-first open-air promenade designed to connect guests with the ocean like no other cruise line.

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Your Hotel Stay

Wyndham Grand Athens

5 star hotel
Total Nights: 2 Night Stay
Customer Reviews
4.4
out of 6 customer reviews
Cruise Overall
4.3
Ship
4.5
Dining
4.5
Service Onboard
4.7
Accomodation
4.7
Public Rooms
4.7
Embark & Disembark
4.7
Shore Excursions
2.7
Value For Money
4.5

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