On board MS EUROPA 2 from Piraeus (Athens) to Limassol
A journey through millennia
Enjoy unforgettable experiences between Greek mythology and history, and between exciting culture and dreamlike natural landscapes. On your cruise with the EUROPA 2, Skiathos awaits you with its rustic tavernas and landscape of gentle hills. Afterwards, the former fishing village of Agios Nikolaos on Crete will be the starting point for your visit to the legendary palace of Knossos**, and Antalya in Turkey will provide a detour into ancient times with Perge and Aspendos**. With Jerusalem and Bethlehem**, as well as the Sea of Galilee**, you can experience Biblical stories first-hand before setting off to Cyprus – the “island of the gods” – to start your journey home.
Highlights of this cruise
- Mythical Knossos**: in the footsteps of King Minos.
- Rafting on the Koprucay River**.
- Biblical sites: Jerusalem**, Bethlehem** and the Sea of Galilee**.
| Sat, 17.10.2015 |
Scheduled flight from Germany to Athens and transfer to the embarkation point
| Sun, 18.10.2015 |
Skiathos/Sporades/Greece , 13.00 – 0.00 hrs
| Mon, 19.10.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Tue, 20.10.2015 |
Agios Nikolaos/Crete/Greece, 5.00 – 20.00 hrs
| Wed, 21.10.2015 |
Marmaris/Turkey, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Thu, 22.10.2015 |
Antalya/Turkey, 8.00 – 23.00 hrs
| Fri, 23.10.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Sat, 24.10.2015 |
Haifa/Israel, 6.00 – 21.00 hrs
| Sun, 25.10.2015 |
Ashdod/Israel, 6.00 – 22.00 hrs
| Mon, 26.10.2015 |
Paphos/Cyprus , 12.00 – 19.00 hrs
| Tue, 27.10.2015 |
Limassol/Cyprus, arrival 2.00 hrs
* 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.
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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
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: CYPRUS – ISLAND OF THE GODS
A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family – and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in specifically tailored excursions*. Our travel concierge service will be happy to suggest personalised family excursions* for you.* This service is not included in the cruise price.