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Optional Greek Island cruise add-on     Celestyal Cruises Olympia

Optional add-on Cruise departs Fridays for three nights
night Aegean cruise aboard the Cruise Ship Celestyal Olympia

Cruise Itinerary:

Fri Depart Piraeus 11.30 Arrive Mykonos 18.00 Depart Mykonos 23.00  
Sat Arrive Kusadasi 07.00 Depart Kusadasi 13.00 Arrive Patmos 16.00 Depart Patmos 21.00
Sun Arrive Heraklion 07.00 Depart Heraklion 11.30 Arrive Santorini 16.30 Depart Santorini 21.30
Mon Arrive Piraeus 07.00      

Celestyal Olympia named for the ancient sanctuary and birthplace of the Olympic Games, is the best way to see the Aegean. Enjoy your drink on the Hera deck, next to the pool and watch the Aegean sea shimmer before your eyes. The Celestyal Olympia includes two lounges, five bars, three restaurants, a fully equipped gym, a library, the Sana beauty parlour and an array of shops selling traditional Greek products and tax-free goods. The ship was renovated in 2017.

Ship specifications:
Capacity 1664 PASSENGERS
Cabins 724
Length 214 METERS
Cruising Speed 19 KNOTS

Cost of 3 night cruise in US dollars)    
Outside Stateroom  

Double occupancy
Prices range from  $1009 US to $1109 US per person

Single occupancy
Prices range from $1289 US to $1389 US
Inside Stateroom  

Double occupancy
Prices range from $829 US to $959 US per person

Single occupancy
Prices range from $1109 US to $1239 US

Price includes:

  • Cabin accommodation in the category booked
  • All meals

  • Alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks on board

  • Two shore excursions (listed below)

  • Entertainment on board

  • Port taxes

  • On board gratuities

Not included:  Taxi transfer to the ship and from the ship to the airport. There are other shore excursions offered but not included.

Included shore Excursions:

Santorini Shore Excursion:   The island of Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. In the town of Thira white-washed houses, narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques cling to steep cliffs, accessible by cable-car or mule. Driving along the road you will have the unique opportunity to admire the panoramic view of the Aegean Sea and the neighbouring islands.. Built on the Caldera rim, Oia Village is an excellent example of Cycladic architecture. Explore the village walking along the marble-paved streets and admire the white washed houses with blue shutters and the blue domed churches. One gets the impression that you are in a beautiful travel poster. Your excursion will end in Fira where your guide will show you the way to the cable car and you will make your own way back to the ship.

Kusadasi Shore Excursion:    At Ancient Ephesus you find relics of the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian era. At the archaeological site you will be given a guided tour among the Agora, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus, the marble-paved main Street of Kouretes, the Baths of Scholastica, Trajan's Fountain, the Public Latrines, the Residences of the Patricians, the Prytaneum, the Temple of Hadrian.  The Great Theatre, built in the 4th century B.C., could accommodate 24,000 spectators and it is famous even nowadays for its acoustics.

Other shore excursions are available that are not included.

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