Join us for this exclusive odyssey to the windswept paradise of Greece’s ancient islands and Turkey’s fabled coast. Cruise from Athens to Istanbul aboard the exclusively chartered MS L’Austral. Meet local residents for a personal perspective on the true character of the Aegean Sea’s maritime culture. Discover the very cradle of Western civilization during carefully designed, expert-led excursions, highlighted by the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the classical ruins of Delos, the Old Town of Rhodes, the Monastery of St. John on Pátmos, and legendary Troy. Visit Mykonos, known for its iconic windmills and sugar-white cube houses. Enjoy panoramic views of Santorini’s caldera from a cable car. Then, stroll the marble-paved boulevards of Ephesus, the most spectacularly preserved Greco-Roman city in the world. Sample authentic Greek and Turkish cuisine during exclusive excursions. Extend your voyage with the Athens pre-cruise option and the Istanbul or Cappadocia post-cruise option.
$$ From approximately $3,595 per person based on double occupancy, plus airfare