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Greece - Cyclades and Crete - Full / Waiting List
May 24, 2019 to Jun 06, 2019

 

Come and join an amazing USLHS lighthouse tour aboard the private yacht m/y Elena. We leave from Pireaus (Port of Athens) and for the next seven days explore the islands of  Kea, Andhros, Tinos, Mykonos, Delos, Syros, Paros, Polygas, Santorini, and Serifos.

Upon returning to Athens we fly to the ancient land of Crete where we explore Minoan culture and the lighthouses of Crete, traveling from Herkelion to Chania.


Tour Itinerary:

Friday May 24th: Welcome dinner: Athens, Greece

Saturday May 25th: Journey aboard m/y Elena .to Kea. Visit Agios Nicholas Lighthouse. Overnight in Kea.

Sunday  May 26th Travel to Andros Island. View Tourlitis & Gria lighthouses. Overnight Tinos island

Monday May 27th View Livada lighthouse Tinos. Travel to Mykonos. view Armenistis lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Overnight Mykonos                                 

Tuesday May 28th Travel from Mykonos to Delos lighthouses & view Gaidaros lighthouse. On Delos we tour the ancient mythological city of the Gods - Birthplace of Apollo. Overnight Syros or Paros Island.

Wednesday May 29th: Walk to Korakas  lighthouse.on Paros. Afternoon depart for Santorini. Visit Akrotiri lighthouse.

Thursday May 30th Morning Santorini, Afternoon travel to Folegandros island and visit Aspropunta lighthouse.

Friday May 31st View , Spathi Lighthouse on Serifos, Kimolos  lighthouse on Poliegos, Overnight Kithos Island

Saturday June 1st: View Tamelos lighthouse on Kea. m/y Elena returns to Athens at noon. Late afternoon flight to Heraklion, Crete. Overnight Heraklion, Crete.

Sunday June 2nd: Koules fortress & lighthouse remains. View Minoan civilization (3,000 -1,500BC) Visit the Palace of Knossos & archeological museum in Heraklion. Overnight Heraklion.

Monday June 3rd: Travel to Panormo and Reythmnon lighthouses. Overnight Rethimno.

Tuesday June 4th: Travel to Drapanos & Chania lighthouses. Overnight Chania..

Wednesday June 5th: Journey to Gvados island & lighthouse. Southernmost tip of Europe. Overnight Chania

Thursday June 6th: Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to Chania airport.

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Costs:

Single: $7,785
Double (per person): $7,785
What's Included: 

12 Nights Accommodation:

   1 Night in Athens

   6 Nights – 7 days aboard ship - all cabins are fully en-suite.

   5 Nights in Crete

12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 11 Dinners

Transportation & Entrance Fees


PRE-TOUR DATES AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO SIGH UP FOR THIS TOUR:

Tues May 21st: Overnight, Plaka Hotel, Kapnikareas 7 Athina 105 56. Phone +30 21 0322 2706   Meet & Greet 5.00 pm roof top lounge. 

Wed 22nd May: Visit Sousaki, Melagkavi and Antikyre lighthouses, Plus Corinth Canal. Overnight Trokadero Hotel, Itea

Thursday 23 May: Visit Psaromyta, Nafpaktos lighthouses and Antirro castle, Boat to view Agios Sostis lighthouse . Overnight Trokadero hotel, Itea.

Friday 24th May: Travel to the ancient city of Delphi – home of the Oracle. View city & museum. Journey to Athens and join main tour. Overnight Pan hotel, Athens.

PRICE: $1,234/person

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Contact Headquarters: (415)362-7255 or jeff@uslhs.org

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