Scheduled flight from Germany to Istanbul and transfer to the embarkation point
Overnight stay on board.
Istanbul, departue 24.00 hrs
Explore the city’s sights on a tour* or stroll around the oldest bazaar in the world*. Alternatively, designer fashion, boutiques and exquisite cafes invite you to linger in the Nisantasi quarter of Istanbul.
Passage through the Dardanelles
Passage through the Dardanelles
Pythagorio (Samos)/Greece, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs,
The sheer diversity of the natural beauty of the island of Samos is impressive. Discover the island on a Jeep ride into the interior* or enjoy the colourful Greek way of life and local comings and goings along Pythagorio’s harbour promenade.
Symi/Greece, 7.00 – 14.00 hrs,
Rhodes/Greece, arrival: 17.00 hrs
The island’s harbour is a protected site and with its many small cafes and restaurants is the perfect place for a relaxed stroll. In addition to numerous smaller bays that are ideal for swimming, the island also invites you to take a longer walk or go hiking.
Discover the island during the evening independently. The EUROPA 2 will anchor off Rhodes overnight.
Rhodes/Greece, departure: 18.00 hrs
Take a walking tour of the city* and discover the old town of Rhodes. Fans of maritime cuisine can try out delicious recipes for fish and seafood* during a cookery course for gourmets. Or take in Greece from a bird's-eye view on an aerial tour* with a Cessna, flying across the Aegean islands of Symi, Tilos and Halki.
Paphos/Cyprus, 14.00 – 24.00 hrs,
The most important landmark in Paphos, which is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the medieval castle that stands right by the harbour. A hike in Alektora ends with a barbecue on the beach*, while those who like an active lifestyle will be attracted by a quad bike tour on the Akamas Peninsula*.
Chrysochou Bay/Cyprus, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs,
Blue Lagoon: morning
Cruise in a Zodiac across the crystal-clear water of one of the most beautiful bays in Cyprus.
The small harbour is known for its fresh fish. Perhaps you might like to sample some in one of the rustic fish tavernas? Strung out along the coast, the sandy and pebbly beaches offer numerous outlets for making individual arrangements for water sports.
Antalya/Turkey, 8.00 – 24.00 hrs
Numerous boutiques, souvenir shops and restaurants line up along the bazaar streets of the old town; in addition, the new 5 M Migros shopping centre boasts many renowned brands. Travel from Antalya to tour the ancient city of Side* or set off on an exhilarating rafting adventure on the Koprucay River*.
Relaxation at sea
Kusadasi/Turkey 7.00 – 22.00 hrs
Situated in the heart of the modern harbour town is the Orient Bazaar as well as the Okuz Mehmet Pascha caravanserai, which was built in the 16th century. Kusadasi is also the departure point for one of the region’s main attractions: Ephesus*, one of the most important cities of the ancient world. Alternatively, enjoy some blissful horseback riding* on the beach.
Mykonos/Greece 8.00 – 18.00 hrs,
The following programmes can be booked.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
Following programmes we offer in German:
* The pre- and post-cruise programmes listed are not included in the cruise price.
** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.