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MS EUROPA 2 - from Piraeus (Athens) to Kusadasi
Cruise EUX1529
23.07.2018 - 23.07.2018 (7 days)
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Cultural radiance in the Aegean

from Piraeus (Athens) to Kusadasi

Cruise EUX1529

23.07.2018 - 23.07.2018

7 days (0 days cruise only)

    The deep blue of the sea, the impressive structures and the dreamlike sandy beaches: fall for the various charms of the Aegean and enjoy unforgettable holiday moments on the EUROPA 2. The monasteries of Meteora**, which are perched a staggering height above the ground and a scene in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only, will form the prelude to your cruise before Thessaloniki welcomes you with its varied history. As one of the most pristine islands in the eastern Aegean, Chios combines gentle hills, sparse stone deserts and massive limestone rocks. Lesbos awaits you in the northern Aegean with sacred Christian buildings, a castle and majestic manors, before the charming Bay of Fethiye rounds off your cruise with its rustic cafes, jewellers and boutiques.


    International cruise
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1530 and save € 400.


    No surcharge for single travellers

    Those travelling on their own do not pay the single cabin surcharge in categories 1 – 4.

    The highlights of this cruise

    • UNESCO World Heritage Site: the monasteries Meteora** and the monastery of Nea Moni**.
    • Walks** through Greece’s enchanting natural landscape.
    • Enjoy the scenery along the Turkish coast** by boat.

     

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    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Athens and transfer to the embarkation point
    Piraeus (Athens)/Greece, departure 19.00 hrs

    Piraeus (Athens)
    You can visit the sights of Athens before setting off on your cruise with our pre-cruise programme*.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Volos/Greece, 9.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Volos
    Inland from the port city, fascinating buildings await you: perched several hundred metres above the ground, the monasteries of Meteora** were carved from rugged blocks of rock hundreds of years ago. Visit the monks and nuns in their breathtaking abode and gain insights behind the walls of the monasteries. A journey on the nostalgia train that heads over bridges and viaducts to Mount Pelion** is similarly impressive.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Thessaloniki/Greece, 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Thessaloniki
    Discover the diverse history of the city that was mentioned as early as in the Bible – ranging from the White Tower which dates back to the Ottoman era to the wonderful mosaics of the early Christian Basilica of Agios Dimitrios. An unusual way of getting to know Thessaloniki is a walk through the hidden markets**.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Chios/Greece , 8.30 – 16.00 hrs
    Inousses/Greece , 17.00 – 0.00 hrs

    Chios
    As one of the most primeval islands in the eastern Aegean, Chios is home to something of all the landscapes of Greece: gentle lines of hills and sparse stone deserts, blooming citrus plantations and massive limestone rocks. The famous monastery of Nea Moni** and its golden mosaics are protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Inousses
    Situated close to the Turkish coast, this island is the retreat of Greece’s high society. Enjoy the peacefulness and friendliness of this insider’s tip on an individual shore excursion.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Mitilini/Lesbos/Greece , 6.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Mitilini/Lesbos
    Sacred Christian buildings, a Byzantine castle and Italian manors: the charm of this port city lies in its mixture of various cultural influences. On the excursion to discover specialty from Lesbos**, you can try the island’s specialities and find out how they are made. Alternatively, walk through the olive groves of Lesbos** and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the crystal-clear sea.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Fethiye/Turkey , arrival 22.00 hrs

    Fethiye
    With rustic cafes, jewellers and leather boutiques, this city, charmingly nestled in the bay of the same name, is ideal for exploring during a relaxed stroll. Paragliding** offers breathtaking views as you fly at around 1,700 m above the fantastic landscape of Oludeniz. Alternatively, cruise through remote bays in a gulet**, a traditional wooden boat.

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Fethiye , departure 15.00 hrs

    Monday, 23.07.2018

    Kusadasi/Turkey, arrival 6.00 hrs
    Transfer to Izmir for scheduled flight to Germany

    Kusadasi
    Your eventful cruise to the coasts of the Aegean will come to an end in this lively port city.

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    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:

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ATHENS – A CITY TOUR OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

    * The pre-cruise programme is 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.

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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