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EARLY BOOKING OFFER - Jewels of the Cyclades Cruise from Athens (8 Days)

Rebuilt in 2004 and renovated in 2007, the Galileo is a classic steel motor sailor furnished with 26 comfortable cabins and well-appointed public areas. The elegantly decorated interiors include a spacious dining room with wood and leather finishing and a warm, cozy lounge area with an American bar. Guests on board the Galileo can also relax on the shaded deck area with its outdoor bar or sunbathe on the loungers on the spacious sun deck.





Embark in Marina Zea, Athens between 2pm and 3pm.

Day 1: Marina Zea - Poros

Board the Galileo between 2-3pm and enjoy a welcome drink during which you meet your crew and fellow passengers. Later, depart for Poros for a 3 hour visit before an overnight sailing towards Poliegos.

Day 2: Poliegos - Folegandros

This morning you will arrive into Poliegos, a small island known for its breathtaking beaches. Enjoy a refreshing morning swim stop followed by a barbeque on deck. In the afternoon sail to Folegandros, a remarkable, hidden gem of the Cyclades. Explore the magnificent Upper City and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.

Day 3: Santorini

Disembark in Santorini for a walk around its unique capital, Fira. Join an optional excursion to a typical winery boasting a spectacular view and take a tour of the beautiful island villages, such as Oia. The ship will remain in Santorini overnight.

Day 4: Antiparos - Paros

Enjoy a refreshing swim stop in the morning in an enchanting bay off Antiparos. Arrive into Paros in the early afternoon. Here you can visit the beautiful town of Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. In the evening experience some traditional music and dance in a most enjoyable Greek Night. Overnight in Paros.

Day 5: Mykonos

This morning you can join an optional excursion to the unique archeaological site at Delos, antiquity's most sacred island. Then stop for a swim in one of Mykonos' beautiful bays before sailing into the island's port. The ship will remain in Mykonos overnight so you can enjoy the nightlife of this vibrant tourist spot.

Day 6: Syros

After a morning swim sail to Syros, the capital of the Cycladic Islands, where you can relax on one of the beautiful sandy beaches or walk through the town and take in the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.

Day 7: Kythnos - Marina Zea

Arrive in Kythnos in the morning and enjoy a dip in Kolones Bay before setting sail for Marina Zea, passing through Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.

Day 8: Marina Zea

Disembark this morning after enjoying your final breakfast on board.


Disembark in Marina Zea, Athens after breakfast on the last day.


  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the Galileo
  • Half board: Buffet breakfast and one meal daily, including Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night, BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain's Dinner
  • Coffee, tea and mineral water available throughout the day
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment
  • Services of a Multi-lingual Cruise Escort


  • Transport to and from the ship
  • Beverages (other than those already mentioned)
  • Shore excursions and other land arrangements
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal insurance
  • Passport and visa costs, where applicable

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