Island Life in Ancient Greece

Island Life in Ancient Greece

Journey to the cradle of Western civilization and the classical world on our comprehensive nine-day Aegean Odyssey. Explore the exquisitely preserved treasures and mythical landscapes of ancient Greece, uncovering layers of architectural history. Cruise to fabled halcyon islands from antiquity aboard the exclusively chartered, state‑of‑the‑art, Five‑Star Le Bougainville. Our epic voyage calls on the islands of Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes, Santorini and the Peloponnese Peninsula. Visit the spectacular ancient city of Ephesus, arguably the finest extant example of a Greco-Roman classical city. Walk through the fabled Lion Gate of legendary Mycenae and explore the monumental ruins of the Sanctuary of Asklepios of Epidaurus. Enjoy guided tours in these storied destinations, visit up to eight magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites and experience the time-honored traditions and delights of authentic Greek villages. Meet and engage with local residents who will discuss contemporary life on the islands of the Aegean Sea during the specially arranged Island Life® Forum. Extend your voyage with the Classical Athens and Mythical Cape Sounion Pre-Program and Oracle of Delphi and Antiquities of Thebes Post-Program Options.

Trip Itinerary:

October 22 Depart the U.S. or Canada

October 23 Athens, Greece/Embark Le Jacques Cartier

October 24 Delos/Mykonos

October 25 Kuşadasi, Turkey, for Ephesus

October 26 Pátmos, Greece

October 27 Rhodes/Lindos

October 28 Santorini/Akrotiri

November 29 Nafplion for Mycenae and Epidaurus

November 30 Athens/Disembark ship/ Return to the U.S. or Canada


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