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Italy and the Greek Islands Cruise
Make your own Mediterranean postcard memories
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Discover ancient cities, Italian coasts, and Greek Islands
Stay in centrally located hotels with upgraded meals
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Sail through the Greek Islands on a 3 day 3 night cruise
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Soak up the talian summer sun in Sorrento and Capri Island
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Explore the ancient cities of Rome, Pompeii, Delphi, Athens, and Ephesus
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Join us for a 2019 summer in the Mediterranean that you will never forget

Italy and the Greek Islands Cruise

Rome, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri Island, Delphi, Athens, and a 3 day 3 night Greek Islands Cruise

12 days    July 2019

Ancient cities, Italian coasts, and a 3 day Greek Islands cruise through the dazzling Aegean Sea – this could be the story of your 2019 summer.

Flying into Rome, get your city fix as you discover age-old sights like the Colosseum and the Vatican. Head down to the Italian coastal town of Sorrento, with a stop-off at Pompeii and a day trip out to Capri Island. Then it’s over to Greece, as you take in the history of Delphi and Athens before boarding your 3 day 3 night cruise across the emerald waters of the Aegean Sea. See those recognizable Greek postcard scenes come to life; swaying windmills, dramatic cliffs, and whitewashed houses as you island hop your way to some of the most iconic Greek Islands including Mykonos and Santorini.

Enjoy tour highlights which include:

  • A 3 day 3 night Greek Islands cruise departing from the port of Piraeus in Athens, and making stop-offs at Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion (Crete), and Santorini
  • Included excursions to Ancient Ephesus (Kusadasi) and Oia Village (Santorini)
  • Sailing aboard a modern cruise ship including facilities such as lounges, bars, and restaurants, a fully equipped gym, access to a range of daily activities including yoga, dance classes and more
  • Guided sightseeing tours for The Colosseum and Roman Forum, The Vatican, Pompeii, Delphi, and Athens
  • All entrances the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican Museum, St Peter’s Basilica, Pompeii, Delphi, and the Acropolis
  • A day trip to the Italian island of Capri
  • Full daily buffet breakfasts as well as daily delicious dinners – of upgraded quality. On the 3 day cruise you will enjoy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

From ancient history to sparkling seas, sign up for a 2019 summer in the Mediterranean that you will surely never forget as you discover Italy and Greece like never before.

 

Tour Route

MAP - Italy and the Greek Islands Cruise IGI971

Italy and the Greek Islands Cruise

Starting off with 2 days in Rome, you'll also explore Pompeii, Sorrento, and Capri Island before taking the overnight ferry from Italy to Greece.
Learn about the history of Delphi and Athens before setting sail on your 3 day 3 night cruise through the Greek Islands.
Return to Athens for your return flight home.

Accommodation

Quality Hotel Accommodation

Centrally located hotel stays

  • Rome (2 nights)
  • Sorrento (2 nights)
  • Ferry - Italy and Greece (1 night)
  • Athens (2 nights)
  • Cruise (3 nights)
All hotels are centrally located and of 3-4 star standards. The exact hotels will be communicated closer to departure time.

Resturants & Meals

Educational Student Tours Steak upgraded meals

Upgraded, high quality tour meals

When you travel with Lingo Tours, you will always enjoy meals of upgraded quality.
On this tour you'll enjoy full daily buffet breakfasts as well as daily delicious dinners.
On the 3 day cruise you will enjoy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.
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Streets of Rome

Acropolis - Athens

Sorrento

Capri - Italy

Delicious meals

Santorini

Pompeii Sightseeing

Colosseum - Rome

Making memories

Ancient Ephesus

Delphi

Mykonos

Vatican

Capri Island

Pompeii

Patras Ferry

Group photo!

Athens

Day by Day

  • Fly overnight from New York to Rome, Italy.
  • Arrive in Rome where your Tour Manager will greet you at the airport. Explore the city on a Tour Manager led walking tour of the highlights of the city as well as a guided sightseeing of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Unwind at the end of the day with your Welcome Dinner – buon appetito!
  • Start the day with guided sightseeing and entrance to The Vatican and St Peter’s Basilica. After lunch see more of the big name sights that you haven’t already – the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Fontana di Trevi, and Piazza Navona. Dinner at night.
  • Time to head out of the big city with a transfer to Sorrento. On the way, you’ll make a stop at the ancient Roman town that was buried in ashes in 79 AD, Pompeii, as you learn about the facts on a guided sightseeing tour. Once in Sorrento, take an early evening stroll with your Tour Manager through the iconic town, before sitting down for a relaxing dinner.
  • Get out on the water with a day trip to Capri Island where you’ll have time to visit the island community of Anacapri. Soak up the sun with some dedicated beach time before circumnavigating the island via a boat trip. Head back to Sorrento to refuel with a delicious dinner.
  • Head east travelling through the landscapes of Puglia and say goodbye to Italy as you board your overnight ferry to Patras, Greece. You’ll enjoy dinner aboard your ferry, cruising overnight.
  • Welcome to Greece! From the port town of Patras, you’ll travel east to Athens, making a stop along the way for a guided sightseeing tour of Delphi. Arriving in Athens by the evening, marvel at the history of this age-old city on an evening stroll through some of Athens most happening neighborhoods on route to dinner.
  • Get the most out of your time in Athens with a guided sightseeing tour of the city as well as entrance to the Acropolis; climb to the top of the hill and enjoy the view looking out past one of the 2,400 year old columns. Catch your breath with some free time in the afternoon before regrouping all together in the evening for dinner.
  • Let’s go island hopping! Board your cruise in Athens and sail off to Mykonos Island where you will arrive in the early evening. Make the most of your 5 hours to explore the dreamy iconic Greek island which is known as the “island of the winds” with it’s distinctive windmills. Return to your cruise ship by 11pm for your overnight journey to the next port.
  • Today you’ll make stop-offs at Kusadasi and Patmos, taking an included bus tour in Kusadasi to discover the ancient Ephesus which was built 3,000 years ago. Then cruise over to the hourglass-shaped island of Patmos, known among locals as the “Holy Island” named after St John the Apostle. Spend the afternoon and evening here before you depart for Heraklion at 9pm.
  • Sailing into Heraklion in the morning, marvel at the Koules Fortress that guards the ancient capital of Crete. Then be back onboard by 11:30am for your next island hop to Santorini where you will be greeted by the striking cliffs vertically dotted with traditional white Greek houses and blue domed churches. Enjoy an included excursion to see the spectacular Oia village up-close, perched high on the caldera rim. Start your sail back to Athens at 9:30pm.
  • Arrive back to in Athens in the early morning and transfer to the airport for your return flight to USA.

Included on tour

  • Round-trip airfares and all European airport transfers
  • A 3 day 3 night Greek Islands cruise
  • A specialist Tour Manager from beginning to end
  • Centrally located 3 to 4 star hotels
  • Full daily buffet breakfasts as well as daily delicious dinners – of upgraded quality. On the 3 day cruise you will enjoy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Guided sightseeing tours for The Colosseum and Roman Forum, The Vatican, and Pompeii, Delphi, and Athens
  • Entrances to selected highlights and museums including the The Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican Museum, St Peter’s Basilica, Pompeii, Delphi, and the Acropolis
  • Overnight ferry crossing from Italy to Greece
  • Transportation for all scheduled activities including a boat trip to Capri Island, all ferries and cruises as well as a private high-quality motor coach for excursions
  • Smartphone app for all travelers with schedules, timings, menu choices, maps, hotel info and more

Travel Dates

18 July 2019 – Departing from New York, USA to Rome, Italy.
29 July 2019 – Departing from Athens, Greece to New York, USA.

Greek Island Cruise

Your 3 day, 3 night Greek Islands Cruise departs from the port of Piraeus in Athens and includes:
  • Stop-offs at Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion (Crete), and Santorini
  • The included excursions to Ancient Ephesus (Kusadasi) and Oia Village (Santorini)
  • A modern cruise ship with facilities on-board that includes lounges, bars, and restaurants, a fully equipped gym, a library, a children’s playground, as well as shops selling various traditional Greek products
  • Full breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for each day you are onboard including drinks
  • Access to a range of daily activities onboard including yoga, dance classes and more
  • A range of other excursions and half day trips are also available (not included)

Rates

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Multiple room rate

$4,147
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Double/Twin room rate

$4,348
Girl travel sea adventure

Single room rate

$4,607

Notes

1. Multiple room rate is for travellers sharing one room with either triple or quadruple single bed formations. Twin/double room rate is for travellers sharing one room with two single beds or a double bed formation. Solo travellers who chose these options will be matched up into these room formations based on gender.
2. Rates do not include excess airline luggage fees, nor transport to/from USA airport.
3. Rates are based on no/little fluctuation in exchange rate between USD and Euros. Should the USD weaken significantly towards the Euro a correction in tour price would be done accordingly.
4. Minimum amount of travellers is 20 students + 1 teacher.

Enroll online to cruise through Italy and the Greek Islands

Take me on tour!

Sign up online with tour code IGI971 and secure your space by paying the registration fee.
If you would like more information (PDF tour brochure, rates etc.) please feel free to contact us or the Group Leader, Mr Lionel Heath, who is organizing this tour.

Athens

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Delphi

Athens, Sorrento and Rome Tour

Pompeii

Rome

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Sorrento

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Capri Island

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