CLASSICAL GREECE CRUISE 2016
The best of the Aegean Islands and Continental Greece
7 days cruises from Athens – Marina Zea on the Megayacht Harmony V
LAST MINUTE SUMMER SPECIAL OFFERS!
CLASSICAL GREECE on board the MY HARMONY V
A / August 19, 26 | October 21:
50% reduction on official rates in DBL Occupancy or NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT for Single travellers
B / September 2, 9, 23, 30| October 7, 14:
25 % reduction on official rates
Conditions and restrictions; Bookings must be secured by paying the required deposit upon confirmation. Balance - max 60 days before departure. The Summer Special Offers 2016 applies for a limited number of cabins. All reservations are on request & on first-come-first-served basis. Offers cannot be combined with any existing or future offers or existing bookings. The special offers do not apply for group bookings. Port charges are excluded from these discounts. Please mention “LAST MINUTE SUMMER SPECIAL 2016” at the moment of your booking. Otherwise, Full Rates will apply.The present Special Offer supercedes all previous specials.
2016 Classical Greece Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 – Friday
MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS - KEA
2:00-3:00 pm embarkation in Marina Zea, Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Time at leisure to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.
Day 5 – Tuesday
Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favourite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kithyra.
Day 2 – Saturday
DELOS (anchorage) - MYKONOS
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 - Wednesday
MONEMVASSIA - NAFPLION
Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 3 - Sunday
Noon arrival in Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.
Day 7 – Thursday
NAFPLION – HYDRA or SPETSES
Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the islands of Hydra or Spetses. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Overnight in port.
Day 4 - Monday
Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight at sea.
Day 8 – Friday
MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS
Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.
Note: Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the cruise operator and of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but the cruise operator guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.
2016 SAILING DATES
From Marina Zea-Athens
2016 CRUISE FARES PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
||Description of Cabins
(for details please see end of page)
|| Main deck
||Double bed cabins
||twin or double bed cabins
|| Upper deck
||twin or double bed cabins
||twin or double bed cabins
||Children 7 - 10 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT A
||Children 11-16 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT A
||Valid for Category A' only
*USD prices for USA, CANADA and SOUTH AMERICA passport holders. Euro prices for rest of the world.
Cruise fares are per person and week and include
¢ Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC
& air conditioning
¢ Half - board: American buffet breakfast and one main meal daily,
including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night , fun BBQ (weather permitting)
and Captain's Dinner.
¢ Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all
¢ Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
¢ Multilingual Cruise Escort.
¢ Beverages (except those mentioned above)
¢ Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
¢ Crew tips
¢ Passenger personal expenses
Please click here to read full terms and conditions.
HONEYMOON PACKAGE – DESCRIPTION, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
1/The Honeymooners Package features:
- 25% reduction for the bride
- Cabins with Double or King bed
- Welcome Honeymooners treatment including a Complimentary bottle of Champagne and a Fruit Basket;
- A Candle Lit Dinner at our Special Honeymooners location on board our ships (for all our programs outside Greece ) or at a preferred restaurant in Santorini or Mikonos for our Greek cruise programs;
- 10% discount for any wedding anniversary on board our ships;
- Automatic access to our Variety Club membership;
- “ Our Memories” gift at disembarkation;
- A free 1/2 hour massage for 2, if on board our Harmony V, Variety Voyager and Seychelles program vessel.
1. Please ask the details for our "Wedding and Cruise with friends and family" private charter for 40 to 72 guests.
2. This package is also available to clients wishing to renew their vows. The Vows renewal ceremony is performed by our Ship Captains.
2/ Honeymoon offers : General conditions and restrictions
a/ The Honeymoon offer is valid only provided that the couple is traveling within 6 months from their wedding date (copy of marriage certificate required);
b/ The Package cannot be combined with any existing or future SPECIAL OFFERS.
|The Variety Cruises Experience
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Classical Greece. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
The Cabins on Harmony V
The 25 cabins of the HARMONY V are located on the Main deck (9 cabins) and on the Upper Deck (16 cabins). All cabins are premium and contemporary, decorated with soft colour furnishings. Cabins are comfortable and average size is 135 sq feet. All 16 cabins on the Upper Deck offer flexible bedding configuration, which can be set to offer either two twin beds or a double bed. The 9 cabins at the Main Deck consist of 6 double bedded cabins and of 3 twin bedded cabins (no flexible bedding arrangement).
All cabins offer large windows and en suite bathrooms with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
Safety on the Harmony V
The latest addition to the Variety Cruises fleet, the HARMONY V, is a 183.5 foot megayacht launched in July 2009. The HARMONY V complies with EUROSOLAS safety regulations, ISPS (International Ships Port Safety Code) ISM, (International Safety Management), while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising
Harmony V & Harmony G Cabins
They are upscale and intimate, decorated with soft color furnishings. The cabins are equipped with twin or queen size beds with two of the cabins being triples and having large windows(portholes on the cabins of the Sirenes Deck). All cabins offer en suite bathrooms with shower, TV/VCR units, music channels, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
Life on Board
The HARMONY V is a modern Mega yacht with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world.
Life on board will centre around the Bar Lounge and Dining Room at the Main Deck and at the Sun Deck Bar where meals are served “al fresco” depending on the weather and the ship location. The classy dining room and the adjoining cosy bar lounge are surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views of the ports of call It accommodates all guests in one single seating and provides a high standard of cuisine, always with some local flavour. The Sun Deck is the ideal place to bask under the sun, read a good book or just gaze at the scenery. The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities. Service on board is provided by your Captain, the Cruise Coordinator and your experienced Marine and Hotel crew members. Service will be attentive or unobtrusive according to your requirements and priority is always given to the safety and comfort of passengers. Organised excursions are available for most ports of call and can be pre-booked or reserved 24 hours in advance.
Main Deck - 1 Double Bed
The category C cabins are located on the main deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
Category B: Main Deck - 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed
The Category B cabins are located on the Main Deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
Category A:Upper Deck - 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed
The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck offering large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
Category P:Upper Deck - 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed
The Category P cabins are located on the Upper Deck offering a sofa, large windows, an en suite bathroom with shower and elegant Corian finishing on walls and floors. The cabins are equipped with flat screen TV sets, DVD players, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
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