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Antiquity to Byzantium (Greece)

DEPARTING FROM:AthensFINAL DESTINATION:Athens

DURATION:8 Days/ 7 NightsREGION:EuropeSHIP:Galileo

Join an exciting voyage of discovery aboard the intimate Galileo, unravelling the wonders of Antiquity and Byzantium around the coast of the Peloponnese. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a leap back into Greece's ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you. With the guidance and knowledge of 

an experienced lecturer and guide you’ll get to know the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, the Tomb of Agamemnon, the Mycenae burial complex, as well as Ancient Olympia and famous Delphi. Visit historic and picturesque cities, such  as Nafplio and Monemvasia, Gytheio and Pylos, all waiting to be discovered.

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Galileo

Galileo

Operated by: Variety Cruises

The 48-metre Galileo is a classic steel Motorsailer, with spacious and well appointed interiors renovated in 2016. On the main deck, a lounge area with an American bar leads into a warm and elegant dining room finished with wood and leather. Guests on the Galileo enjoy the shaded outdoor deck area with an outdoor bar and the ship's sun deck.  The M/S Galileo, built with the most stringent safety regulations, was launched in 1992 and rebuilt in 2007. The most recent refurbishment took place between November 2015 and March 2016 and included significant upgrading of the guest accommodations as well as the indoor and outdoor public areas.

Key Facts

Crew
16
Officers
Greek
Guests
49
Tonnage
564
Length
157 Feet / 48 Metres
Width
33 Feet
Speed
11 Knots
Passenger Decks
4
Built
1992
Registry
Greece
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Inclusions

Your cruise price includes:

  • Accommodation aboard Galileo for seven nights
  • Ocean transportation
  • All onboard meals
  • On board entertainment as specified in the cruise program
  • Port charges and fees

 

Your cruise price does not include

  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today)
  • Transfers to/from Galileo
  • Optional shore excursions and meals ashore
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Items of a personal nature (laundry, communications and bar expenses) 
  • Gratuities for ship's crew (at your discretion, but allow €10 per person, per day if satisfied with service)
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Please note: This cruise is sold in AUD

Variety Cruises reserves the right at its sole option and discretion and that of the Captain of the ship, without liability for damages or refund of any kind, to deviate from the ship's advertised or ordinary itinerary or route. 

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Should you require a single cabin, a 30% single supplement is payable. Single space is capacity controlled. Enquire for details.

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