Tours & Excursions
Athens Sightseeing Tour (Half Day Tour)
Athens city tour. From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens. Depart for Panathinaiko Stadium cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop).
Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Pauls Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemans House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, ACADEMY, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church. Continue passing by Temple of Olympion Zeus and finally Acropolis (visit renovated Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon and Erechtheion.)
Delphi (One Day Tour)
Explore one of the most famous sites of classical Greece on a full day trip from Athens to magical Delphi. Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins…
Depart from Athens and continue through Thebes, Levadia (short stop) and Arachova for Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and the Museum of Delphi, with its spectacular finds, including the Bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinous. After lunch return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese (short stop).
Epidaurus & Mycenae (One Day Tour)
Explore with this one day trip the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major center of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and visit Epidaurus famous for the theater. A unique opportunity to visit two UNESCO‘S world heritage monuments in one day trip.
Explore with this guided one full day tour the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major center of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and a world heritage monument.
Depart from Athens via the coastal National highway for the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive to Mycenae and visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Visit the Palace, the Lionesses Gate and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Before lunch an optional stop in a pottery factory. After lunch through Argos proceed to Nauplia the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi (short stop).
Continue to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. The Mycenae – Epidaurus tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon
Poros- Hydra- Aegina (Full Day Tour)
The islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra are well worth the visit!! Within 2 hours, you will arrive to the island of Poros, the smallest of the three islands, separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros Town. Your time at leisure in Poros will be about 50 minutes. Immediately upon the ships departure from Poros, lunch will be served for passengers who have the first sitting. As we sail towards Hydra the remaining guests relax in the Ship’s Lounge or enjoy the sun and beautiful panoramic view from one of our spacious decks.
An hour and 15 minutes later, we enter the port of Hydra, whose amphitheater shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. From the decks, you will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history.
As soon as you disembark, it’s all there… the small narrow stone-paved streets waiting to be explored on foot or by the island’s traditional “vehicle” – the saddled donkey, captivating walks along the old seaside promenade.. crystal clear waters… radiant traditional fine-craft shops.. the beauty of Hydra will conquer you forever!
You will have about 1 hour and 30 minutes at leisure to enjoy the unique charms of Hydra and while returning back on board you will receive a homecoming welcome. The tables will be set for the second sitting giving you an opportunity to taste the gastronomic creations of our Chef. Aegina is the largest of the three islands. Apart from its harbor there are numerous interesting sites to discover on the island.
A “Traditional Greek Folk Show” with singers and dancers in original costumes form all of Greece who, together with our Officers, Hostesses and the ever amusing Jeannot will entertain and animate you up to the final moment as the ship docks in Piraeus. Finally we will wish you a warm farewell and while looking forward to seeing you again on one of our cruises!!
Cape Sounion (Half Day Afternoon Tour)
This is a great half-day tour option if you’re looking to explore Greece beyond Athens, complete with stunning views and world-class Greek ruins. Depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada,Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to Cape Sounion where you will visit the 5th century B.C.
Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world (on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.