Our Tour director was Marianna Xilinas, and our tour company partner was Explorica, Inc. Our student travelers/wedding party were Natalie, Mariah, Alyssa J, Simone, Emily, Alyssa R, Maria, Julissa, Lilia, Andrea, Adrienne, Jazmin, and Allyssa S. They were all wonderful traveling companions, great friends and excellent Americans while abroad. Air travel courtesy of Air Canada Rouge. Cruise accomodations provided by Celestyal Cruises.
Day One - LAX to Toronto to Athens.
Day Two - Athens City Walk.
Met the tour director, Marianna, at the airport and checked into Candia hotel. Took the Metro to downtown for an Athens city walk: Syntagma Square, Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus. Lunch and shopping in the Plaka District.
Day Three - Athens Landmarks.
Athens guided sightseeing tour. Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the 2004 Olympic Games. Acropolis visit, Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike. Erechtheion. Acropolis Museum visit. Shopping in the Plaka. Greek dance and culture show.
Day Four - Delphi Excursion.
Delphi guided sightseeing tour: Delphi site visit, Temple of Apollo Archaeological Museum of Delphi. Open air movie at Cinema Αίγλη: "Mamma Mia 2."
Day Five - Celestyal Cruises: Piraeus to Mykonos.
Depart Athens on four‐day Aegean cruise. Mykonos visit. Weaver shop visit, art galleries, windmills, sunset on the island. Cruise overnight to Samos.
Day Six - Samos to Patmos to Rhodes.
Samos visit. Breakfast at sunrise. Greek Orthodox Church visit. Samos winery tour and wine tasting. Heraion of Samos. Cruise on and visit Patmos. Dancing in the Muses Lounge. Cruise overnight to Rhodes.
Day Seven - Rhodes to Crete.
Rhodes visit. Lindos Acropolis visit, Temple of Athena Lindia. Medieval town walking tour, Citadel of the Knights of St. John. Sunset wedding at sea. Cruise overnight to Crete.
Day Eight- Iconic Aegean Cruise: Crete to Santorini to Athens.
Crete visit. Archaeological Museum of Heraklion. Cruise on and visit Santorini. Cruise overnight to Athens.
Day Nine- Cape Sounion Excursion.
Arrive back in Athens at Piraeus Port. Cape Sounion guided excursion. Temple of Poseidon. Glyfada Beach. Rooftop lounge.