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2012 Sailing Dates
|May||4, 11, 18, 25|
|September||14, 21, 28|
|Port Taxes||270 E|
10% Discount for all departures marked in red
2:00 - 3:00 pm embarkation.
After you board, you'll enjoy a Welcome Aboard cocktail. Your ship sets sail for Delos that evening, passing Cape Sounion in the distance, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand on a high promontory and are illuminated at night. Overnight at sea.
The ship sails into white and blue Cyclades. Enjoy an optional visit to tiny Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On an optional guided tour, you'll visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. Next, we sail to one of Mykonos beautiful bays for a nice swim stop and lunch, weather permitting. Later in the afternoon we will sail into Mykonos to allow you to discover its brilliant white houses and stroll in the narrow streets. While exploring the town you can visit the archaeological museum or the maritime museum, and don't forget to visit a bakery that has been turning out bread in wood-fired ovens since the 15th century. We suggest ending your evening as the Mykonians do and enjoy a glass of ouzo and traditional "mezedes" appetizers or enjoy Mykonos world famous night life.
At daybreak we leave Mykonos to reach the island of Lipsi for a revitalising swim stop and a barbeque on deck. In the afternoon, we set sail for Samos. Overnight in Samos.
Today our explorations of ancient civilizations continue with an optional tour to Ephesus, the greatest archaeological site in the Aegean region. As you tour this remarkably preserved Greek and Roman city, you may feel as if you're about to encounter a toga-garbed resident, or hear a chariot clattering down the main avenue, the same avenue down which Cleopatra and Mark Anthony rode in procession more than 2,000 years ago! After lunch, you will have some free time at the Kusadasi's bustling market before we sail for Patmos the tiny yet spectacular island featuring whitewashed houses with colourfully painted shutters and doors, stone-paved streets, and narrow alley. Overnight in Patmos.
Your optional Patmos excursion includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. After lunch we will set sail for the picturesque island of Amorgos which we reach in the evening. Overnight in Amorgos.
In the morning, we stop at Manganari Beach/Ios, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Later at noon, we reach Santorini, formed by the half-submerged crescent of a volcanic caldera. You will go ashore and take a cable car to the town of Fira, a stunning cluster of white buildings atop a cliff. Here, you'll enjoy a guided optional walking tour among Fira's narrow, picturesque streets. You'll also visit the Prehistoric Museum, which houses fascinating artifacts from Akrotiri, a city buried in the eruption that created the caldera in 1600 B.C. In the evening there is time for a visit to Oia, famous for its sun set. Overnight in Santorini.
In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos Island where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones Bay. In the afternoon we sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon. Overnight in port.
After breakfast, it is time for you to bid farewell to your fellow passengers and to your crew and disembark.
Note: The cruise itinerary is subject to weather conditions.
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Aegean Islands and of Turkey. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
The PANORAMA was launched in 1993 and was renovated in 2001 and 2008. This state of the art sail cruiser has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings, has sailed from the Seychelles to Monte Carlo and from the Black Sea to Tunis and offers the highest standard of accommodation, comfort and safety.
During the day, life on board centers around the outdoor areas including the 2 bars and the sun deck. In the evening you can relax in one of the ship's two lounges, the library, and enjoy a drink while listening to piano music. The swimming platform on PANORAMA's stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.
The PANORAMA's cabins are located on 3 decks and are finished with wooden furniture and light fabrics. Cabins on the Upper and main decks are equipped with windows while cabins on the lower deck have portholes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble. All cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone (for internal use), hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, public address system and safe boxes.
|C - Lower deck||Twin or double bedded cabins||$2,450|
|B - Lower Deck||Twin bedded cabins||$2,950|
|A - Main or Upper Deck||Twin or double bedded cabins||$3,500|
|3rd Person||Reduction for 3rd in Cat. B cabins||30%|
The Company reserves the right to substitute vessel with one of equal or better quality. Swim stops are weather permitting. Itinerary is subject to weather conditions and sailing is not permitted in force 7-8 Beaufort winds.Terms and Conditions Back to Scheduled Cruises Main Page