4 Night Cruise sailing from Athens roundtrip aboard Celestyal Olympia.
Life onboard Celestyal Olympia is fun, friendly and relaxed. Celestyal Olympia is your gateway to a world of relaxing and fun choices. Her facilities are the following; dining room, 2 lounges, 5 bars, cinema, kids’ area, Duty Free & Travel Value Shop, boutique, library, barbershop and beauty salon, self-service launderette, conference & meeting centre, 2 swimming pools, whirlpool, fitness center & spa. The vessel is fully air-conditioned, has stabilizers, telephone, fax, satellite telephone and physian on board.
Highlights of this cruise:
Beneath its sophisticated surface, lies a quite essentially Greek island. Hundreds of tiny chapels dot this blue and white-washed island with its beautiful windmills. Find a table on the waterfront and bask in the serenity of sunset over its picturesque harbor.
A tour to nearby Ephesus should not be missed, for here history truly comes to life. Walking towards the ancient harbor, down a marble road rutted by the wheels of countless chariots, you pass architectural masterpieces like the Library of Celsus before arriving at the Great Amphitheater where St. Paul preached.
This island is known as the site of the apocalyptic revelations of St. John the Divine, written here during his exile from the Roman Empire. The cave where he lived is near the site of the Monastery of the Apocalypse. The Monastery of St. John, built on one of the island’s highest points, houses priceless icons and manuscripts in its Treasury.
The beautiful “Island of Roses” has a rich and varied history. On a hill above the charming town of Lindos rises an ancient acropolis dedicated to the goddess Athena. Below lies the bay of St.Paul, where the apostle landed during his voyages.
Heraklion is just three miles away from the fantastic ruins of the Palace of Knossos. Discovered in 1899 and partially reconstructed, the elaborate Palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos and the seat of ancient Minoan culture.
The island of Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. In the town of Thira white-washed houses,narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques cling to steep cliffs, accessible by cable-car or mule.