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Explore the mesmirising destinations of Greece and Turkey on this incredible sailing journey.
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Seven nights shipboard accommodation, ocean transportation, ship’s water sports programme (except SCUBA diving), all meals and on-board entertainment.
11, 25 Aug '18
Starting off from Athens, this sailing journey onboard the stunning Star Flyer takes travellers through the beautiful island of Rhodes, the ruins of the Lycian city of Caunos to breathtaking Santorini. Visit Bodrum -home to the site of King Mausolu's Tomb, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and explore Turkey's Dalyan River.
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Ride a donkey to the Monastery of Ilias in Hydra for a spectacular view.
Explore Bodrum where you'll visit the site of King Mausolu's Tomb.
Discover the beautiful island of Rhodes where its town is a mecca for sightseers and shoppers.
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Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.
Sailing at sea today.
The beautiful island of Rhodes (Island of Roses) has a rich and varied history. The beach at Lindos is among the best on the island, whose capital, Rhodes Town is a bustling mecca for both sightseers and shoppers alike.
Known in ancient times as Halicarnassus, this was the birthplace of Heredotus and the site of King Mausolu's Tomb (4th century BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
At first glance, this is a picture one hardly expects to see in Turkey - A lovely, unspoiled lake teeming with fish, a lush marshy delta, verdant farmlands, a lazy, reedfringed river meandering into the sea. On shore, you can see ruins of the Lycian city of Caunos, with its basilica and fortifications looming over the green marsh where endangered Caretta loggerhead turtles hatch in the spring.
The island of Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. Around 1500 BC, a volcanic eruption destroyed the centre of the island, leaving a crescent shaped rim of cliffs around a harbour formed in the volcano's caldera.
Hydra is a town of stately mansions all built around 1800 by blockade runners who had made fortunes outwitting the British during the Napoleonic Wars. As there are no cars, for the spectacular view from the Monastery of Ilias you'll have to ride a donkey to the top.
End your journey back in Piraeus.
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