On the isle of Lesbos, take a special after-hours visit to this museum for dinner and a folk dance performance.
Experience the ANZAC legend first-hand with a moving excursion to Gallipoli.
On the islands of Paros and Naxos, admire quintessential whitewashed Greek archietcture.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
We meet you on arrival and whisk you to your hotel. Kick things off with a welcome dinner at an authentic Turkish restaurant.
Stay: Two Nights, Istanbul, Pera Palace Hotel or similarDaily :
Visit the Blue Mosque, aptly named due to the colour of the tiles that surround its interior. You will also wander through St Sophia Museum and head to the underground Basilica Cistern. After lunch explore the Grand Bazaar.Daily :
Perhaps explore Topkapi Palace, which once served as the residence of the Ottoman sultans. Afterwards, visit the Spice Market. Or visit the Chora Museum, depicting biblical events through mosaics. Another option is to take a relaxing cruise on the Bosphorus.
Choose your sightseeing inclusion. Later, board your luxurious small ship.
Stay: Nine Nights, Le BougainvilleDaily :
You'll have a choice of which ancient city you wish to explore – Troy or Assos.
Experience Anzac history during a morning on the Gallipoli Peninsula. See the memorials that stand as tribute to those who fought in World War I. The historic wonders continue in the afternoon, where you’ll have a choice of sightseeing.Daily :
Take an exclusive after-hours tour of the Museum of Olive Oil Production, where you will enjoy an authentic home-cooked meal and a folk dance show.
Spend the day in Mytilene, the capital of Lesbos. Admire the 19th-century mansions and the Byzantine castle of this port. This evening, we have arranged something special for you.Daily :
Disembark your ship in Dikili and travel to ancient Pergamon to explore its incredible Acropolis, including its Pergamon Altar, Temple of Athena and Gymnasium.Daily :
From the port of Kuşadası, drive to the ancient city of Ephesus today. One of the best preserved classical cities of the Eastern Mediterranean, Ephesus is a stunning, partially excavated site, complete with iconic wonders and impressive architecture. Broad streets are lined with impressive buildings including the Library of Celsus.Daily :
On the edge of the Aegean you will find the island of Symi, your next port of call. With a more sophisticated ambience than other islands and retaining its historic architecture, you will feel a sense of old world glamour. A local guide will show you around the town today. From the first sight of Gialos Harbour, you will fall in love with the pastel-coloured houses that line the shores. Almost a century ago, this special place was under Italian rule, who introduced the neoclassical architecture that Symi has adopted ever since. Later, take some time to explore on your own.Daily :
Perhaps visit the impressive ruins of the palace of Knossos and gain an insight into ancient Minoan culture. Or retrace parts of the Battle of Crete today and learn about the soldiers who fought valiantly against the forces of Axis. Otherwise, explore Rethymno and enjoy lunch at a local farm.
Arrive in Crete, the largest of the Greek Islands. Here, select your inclusion.Daily :
Today is all about island discoveries. From the bustling ports to fishing villages, Paros does not disappoint. See the traditional whitewashed houses of Nausa, before delving into Parikia’s fourth-century Byzantine complex. Continue to Naxos and explore the old villa houses of Halki. Later in Apiranthos, discover the village’s unadorned stone houses and marble-paved streets.Daily :
Your first option is to embark on an island discovery, teeming with dozens of picturesque beaches and a series of charming villages. Start with a scenic drive overlooking the Gulf of Milos, before arriving at the village of Plaka. Here, you will gain an insight into a true Cycladic village with white-washed houses, cobblestone lanes and bougainvillea flowers spiralling the walls. Your final stop is the port fishing village of Pollonia before returning to Adamas. Alternatively, should you feel like taking it easy, we will transport you to the crystal-clear waters of Paliohori Beach. In style, you will be ushered to a shaded area under a beach umbrella, with a drink in hand. You’ll return to your ship in time for lunch.
Disembark your ship in Adamas situated on the volcanic isle of Milos. Here, you will be able to choose the sightseeing that takes your fancy.Daily :
Disembark your ship for the final time and be transferred to your hotel. Tonight, be treated to an authentic dining experience.
Stay: Two Nights, InterContinental Athenaeum Athens or similarDaily :
See the Corinth Canal from above, or alternatively learn the secrets of tasty Greek cuisine with a fun cooking class.
Embark on a city tour of Athens. After lunch, you have the choice of sightseeing.Daily :
After breakfast, be transferred to the airport.Daily :
All 92 staterooms and suites feature private balconies in addition to being well-equipped and spacious.
A two-night stay in this ancient city allows you to explore numerous iconic monuments.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.