TourCrafters is offering two affordable packages that combine two nights in Athens with a 4-day Aegean cruise.
The Iconic Aegean package includes two days in Athens, with time to see the Acropolis; an Athens by Night tour where travelers enjoy an evening of wine, dancing, and bouzouke music in Plaka; a cruise to Mykonos with stops at Patmos where travelers can see the Monastery of St. John the Theologian; Rhodes where guests can spend a day visiting the medieval Old Town and the village of Lindos; Crete to see the Heraklon and the ruins of the Minoan Palace of Knossos; and Santorini to take in the cliffside villages overlooking the caldera. The cruise will also make a detour to Turkey to the popular resort Kusadasi, which is close to the ancient ruins at Ephesus. Departures are weekly through October with starting rates at $1,405 pp dbl.
The Idyllic Aegean package also starts in Athens and then cruises to the Greek islands of Syros, Kos, Ios, and Santorini, detouring to Turkey to Cesme. Departures are weekly in July and August with rates starting at $1,465 pp dbl.
Both packages include arrival transfer, accommodations and daily breakfast at Hotel Airote, Athens by Night tour, 4-day cruise with full board, unlimited beverages, port charges and gratuities. Hotel upgrades are available. For more information, call (800) 482-5995 or visit tourcrafters.it or tourcrafters.com.