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Treasures of the Aegean – Southbound

2015 Prices From $6,990 for 14 Days - Tauck Cruising

Tauck's Turkey and Greece tour and cruise explores Athens and Istanbul, and sails through the Aegean aboard Wind Star, a motor-sailing yacht that hosts just 148 guests. See the best of the ancient world, from the Parthenon to the Blue Mosque, plus museums brimming with art and other treasures. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Acropolis in Athens, Mycenae, Delos and the medieval city of Rhodes. Examine ancient ruins and attend a special dinner with live music at the famous library in legendary Ephesus, stroll the atmospheric town of Fira, and explore Istanbul's historic district, the Spice Bazaar and ornate palaces and mosques.

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  3. Accommodations
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  1. Southbound


    Day 1

    Arrive in Istanbul

    Meals

    D

    Day 2

    Istanbul's Topkapi Palace & other sights

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 3

    The Hagia Sophia & Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

    Meals

    B

    Day 4

    The Blue Mosque & more, then embark your ship in Istanbul

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 5

    A full day of cruising

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 6

    From Kusadasi, explore the antiquities of Ephesus

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 7

    Discover the island of Rhodes

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 8

    Turkish coast wonders in Bodrum

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 9

    The spectacular island of Santorini

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 10

    Explore the islands of Mykonos & Delos

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 11

    Disembark in Piraeus for Mycenae, Epidaurus and on to Athens

    Meals

    B, L

    Day 12

    Amazing archaelogical museums in Athens

    Meals

    B, L

    Day 13

    The Acropolis & Athens as you please

    Meals

    B, D

    Day 14

    Journey home

    Meals

    B

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Tauck has all of it down perfectly. From the time of arrival where they picked us up on time until our drop off, our Tauck Director left nothing to chance. The sights were amazing, hotels excellent and food delicious. The Wind Star was incredible. Would have stayed on it longer!

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