Spectacular Greece with Island Cruise & Crete

  • $ 4,098
    Tour Only
  • $ 4,598
    Flights Included
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Explore spectacular Greece with extra time on the beautiful island of Crete! Embrace the spirit of this region, which gave birth to Western civilization, the Olympics, and the healthful Mediterranean diet! You’ll experience all of the Greek classics—seeing the Acropolis and Parthenon, sailing the sparkling-blue Aegean Sea, and stopping at mythical islands like Mykonos, and Santorini. During our stay in Crete, we’ll discover the island’s hidden gems like Rethymno, a lovely Renaissance city influenced by the Minoans, Venetians, Turks, and Cretans. Along the way, you’ll soak up the sun, breezes, and timeless vistas.

Shorten Your Trip! Enjoy our 11-day Spectacular Greece with Island Cruise tour visiting Greece’s highlights from Athens to Delphi to Olympia plus a 4-night cruise in the Mediterranean!

For COVID-19 updates, please scroll down to our Before You Depart section.

Did you know that you can make this tour private? Find out about pricing and options for groups of 10 or more travelers.

Itinerary at
a Glance

  • 1 night in Athens
  • 4-night Greek Island Cruise (including Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and more)
  • 1 night in Delphi
  • 1 night in Olympia
  • 2 nights in Athens
  • 3 nights in Crete


  • 4-night Greek Island Cruise
  • Mykonos
  • Ephesus
  • House of Virgin Mary (Ephesus)
  • Patmos
  • Rhodes
  • Crete
  • Santorini
  • Mycenae
  • Olympia
  • Parthenon (Athens)
  • Acropolis (Athens)
  • Crete

Activity Level: Discoverer 

Your Tour

  • Round-trip airfare from New York area (passengers may also book this tour without flights)
  • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-Greece ground transportation and transfers by air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Accommodation at first-class and deluxe hotels
  • 4-night Celestyal Cruise (includes unlimited non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks on board*, gratuities for crew and port charges)
  • 24 meals: 13 full American breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 8 dinners
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours in Athens, Olympia, Delphi, and Rethymnon (Crete)
  • Two included shore excursions and optional shore excursions available to purchase on board the cruise
  • English-speaking guides (cruise escort and guide for land portion)
  • Professional guides for included sightseeing tours

*Excludes platinum bar list and premium beverages including premium liquors and wines, and freshly squeezed juices.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Depart from the U.S.

Day 2: Arrive in Athens

Day 3: Embark on Greek Island Cruise/Mykonos

Day 4: Greek Island Cruise/Kusadasi–Ephesus/Patmos

Day 5: Greek Island Cruise/Rhodes

Day 6: Greek Island Cruise/Crete (Heraklion)/Santorini

Day 7: Disembark Cruise Ship/Athens/Delphi

Day 8: Delphi/Nafpaktos/Olympia

Day 9: Olympia/Mycenae/Athens

Day 10: Athens

Day 11: Athens/Crete

Day 12: Rethymno Excursion

Day 13: Crete at Leisure

Day 14: Crete/Athens/U.S.

Guided Tour Pricing

Book by Sep. 2, 2022 to get the best price. The starting prices below reflect a $100 discount applied when you pay by echeck.

Prices and dates below include round-trip airfare from the New York area. Travelers may choose to purchase the tour only, and arrange their own arrival in destination. Please note that the tour start and end dates may vary for tour-only travelers.

2023 Tours Tour Only With Flights  
May 13
May 26
$4,628 $4,228
$5,128 $4,728
June 17
June 30
$4,498 $4,098
$4,998 $4,598
September 9
September 22
$4,698 $4,298
$5,198 $4,798
October 7
October 20
$4,598 $4,198
$5,098 $4,698
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Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Single supplement applies when not sharing a room. Select a date above to see the rates for a specific departure.

Rates are based on interior cabins without a window (IA, IB, IC). Upgrade to a higher category cabin! Select a date above to see the rates for a specific departure, and which cabin types allow single occupancy.

  • Outside cabin with a porthole (XA)
  • Outside cabin with a window (XB)
  • Upper Deck Outside cabin with a window (XC)

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 5:30pm EST) at 1.800.337.7773.

Reservations and Payments 
Reservations can be made online or by phone (1.800.337.7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $300 per person. Full payment is due 120 days prior to departure. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.

Optional Tours Customize your trip with these optional tours.

Enhance your trip with our recommended optional tours. Indicated optional tours are available to pre-book when you reserve your trip and can be added to your reservation up to final payment. This is the best option to guarantee your spot on your preferred optional tour! Optional tours require a minimum number of participants. Optional tours are non-refundable unless they do not operate.

Some optional tours can be purchased in-destination and may cost extra. The payment methods and currency information to purchase tours in-destination will be provided on final documentation.

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