On board MS EUROPA 2 from Piraeus (Athens) to Piraeus (Athens)
Island hopping in the eastern Mediterranean.
Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Paros and Skiathos: Cruising from island to island, enjoy Greek classics and insider tips which promise a relaxed holiday with spirit and elegance.
| Sat, 10.06.2017 |
Scheduled flight from Germany to Athens and transfer to embarkation point
Your cruise on the EUROPA 2 starts today.
| Sun, 11.06.2017 |
Rhodes/Dodecanese/Greece, 13.00 – 21.00 hrs
Stroll around the medieval old town and ride through the idyllic countryside*. Take in spectacular views from the acropolis of Lindos* situated 116 m (380 ft) above the town on a hike up Profitis Ilias*. Or our travel concierge’s recommendation: an aerial tour in a Cessna* over the Aegean Islands including Simi, Tilos and Halki.
| Mon, 12.06.2017 |
Agios Nikolaos/Crete/Greece, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Charming settings: Lake Voulismeni lies in the heart of the former fishing village of Agios Nikolaos. Nearby lie the artefacts of the Minoan culture in the legendary Palace of Knossos*. Alternatively, take an off-road vehicle* into the hinterlands or kayak* to the unmissable island fortress of Spinalonga.
| Tue, 13.06.2017 |
Thira/Santorini/Cyclades/Greece , 8.00 – 23.00 hrs
This island is quintessentially Greek like no other. Black volcanic rock juts out of the sea and 300 m (984 ft) into the air to make for a fascinating contrast to the gleaming white houses. Discover the original Santorini in the winding alleys of Megalochori* and Pyrgos*, or enjoy unique views of the coast on a catamaran ride around the caldera*.
| Wed, 14.06.2017 |
Alyki/Paros/Cyclades/Greece , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
With impressive views around every corner, Paros is Greece in miniature. Famous for its marble, the island is home to whitewashed houses, arcades, picturesque churches and villages built using traditional architecture. Two potential highlights: an island tour* to Lefkes and Naoussa or a wine-tasting session in Parikia*.
| Thu, 15.06.2017 |
- Fri, 16.06.2017
Skiathos/Sporades/Greece , 8.00 – 7.00 hrs
With cafes, bars and shops, the port of Skiathos town welcomes you with its lively atmosphere. On the island proper, relax by doing whatever you want surrounded by spectacular vistas, be it bathing on long, sandy beaches or hiking in pine forests.
| Fri, 16.06.2017 |
Skopelos/Sporades/Greece , 8.30 – 15.00 hrs
Cobbled alleys, small steps and Byzantine churches - the island's capital of the same name offers an impressive harbour backdrop and was the setting for Mamma Mia!. A stroll through the town is the perfect
| Sat, 17.06.2017 |
Piraeus (Athens)/Greece, arrival 6.00 hrs
* The post-cruise programme and 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:
YOUR PRIVATE PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME: EXPLORE ATHENS PRIVATELY
Holiday time is family time – and all the more exciting on the EUROPA 2 with lots of options for parents and children to explore the world together but also to go their own ways. 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 excursions* that have been specially designed for them. Our travel concierge will be happy to provide you with recommendations for your personal family excursions*.
* This service is not included in the cruise price.