Greece 2020


About This Trip

If you missed the once in a lifetime adventures to The United Arab Emirates (DUBAI & ABU DHABI) and Europe ( SPAIN, FRANCE, ITALY, SICILY & MALTA) here is your chance to join the Excellence Vacation and Travel Group experience to Greece. Greece is filled with some of the great wonders of the world. You will be exploring the breathtaking City of Athens and the Greek Isles of Mykonos, Santorini, Knossos, Rhodes, and Crete. Get ready to check this off of your Bucket List! This is a 12 Day/11 Night travel package that includes Flights from the US, Hotels, Transfers, Excursions, Insurance, and an all inclusive 4-day cruise (drink package and all meals).

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Day 1: Monday, October 5, 2020 - Flight From Dulles Airport, Virginia to Athens, Greece

Day 2: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Transportation, Athens Airport to Hotel

Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met and transported to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2-4: Wednesday, October 7-8, 2020 - Athenian Callirhoe Hotel

Day 2 and 3 Spend at leisure, or explore this fascinating city on your own. Breakfast available daily.


Day 4: Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Athens City and Acropolis Tour

Morning sightseeing tour of Athens. Visits include the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum. Spend the afternoon at leisure, or explore this fascinating city on your own.

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Day 5: Friday, October 9, 2020 - Transfer from Piraeus (Port of Athens)

After breakfast transfer to Piraeus to board a ferry bound for Mykonos.

FERRY (HIGH SPEED): Athens to Mykonos coach class.


Days 5-8: Friday-Sunday, October 9-12, 2020 - Mykonos - San Marco Hotel

Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel for a glorious fun-filled, 3-day stay in Mykonos. Enjoy this beautiful white-washed island at leisure. For several decades Mykonos has been the favorite destination of jet-setters from around the world. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 8: Sunday, October 12, 2020 - Cruise Transfer from Mykonos Pier

Morning at leisure. Late afternoon transfer to port. Board the ship for the continuation of the cruise to the Greek Islands and Turkey.

4-Day Celestyal Cruises

The Celestyal Olympia is named for the ancient sanctuary that was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and for the mother of Alexander the Great. She offers cruises to some new and lesser known Aegean destinations. 

Celestyal Olympia On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 2

  • Spa: Yes

  • Casino: Yes

 Celestyal Olympia Dining Choices

  • Aegean Restaurant Cuisine: International (Capacity: 773)

Celestyal Olympia Entertainment

  • Muses Lounge

  • Selene Lounge

  • Argo Bar

  • Horizons Bar

  • Eclipse Bar

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Day 9: Monday, October 13, 2020 - Kusadasi, Turkey

Arrive in Kusadasi and take an excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus. Then on to Patmos where you can take an optional excursion to the Monastery and Cave where John the Divine wrote the Book of Revelation.

Included Shore Excursion:  Ancient Ephesus Through The Ages

Included Shore Excursion:  Heraklion:  St. John's Monastery & Grotto Rhodes


Days 10: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Rhodes

 Arrive in Rhodes.  

Included Shore Excursion:  Medieval Tour


Day 11: Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Heraklion & Santorini

Arrive in Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Take an optional excursion to the Palace of King Minos at Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization. Sail on to Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world. Visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera offering panoramic views of breathtaking beauty.

Included Shore Excursion:  Palace of Knossos in Heraklion

Included Shore Excursion:  Santorini Akrotiri Village Excavations


Day 12: Friday, October 16, 2020 - Piraeus (Athens)

Return to Piraeus. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Athens airport.

What’s Included

Round Trip Airfare Economy Fair, Includes Meals

Transfers Related to trip package

Luggage 1 Checked/50lbs, 1 Carryon

Travel Insurance Group Travel Insurance Mandatory

4-Day Cruise to Islands All-inclusive on Celestyal Cruises: All Meals All Alcohol/non Alcohol, Gratuities, Port/Fuel Tax

Hotels: Athenian Callirhoe Hotel-Athens; San Marco Hotel-Mykonos + Taxes + Breakfast

Ferry to Mykonos Luxury Ferry

Welcome Dinner Mykonos

Excursions w/Transport Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Knossos, Rhodes, Crete

Entrance Fees Based on Scheduled Excursions

What’s Not Included

Pre-Post Travel: Can be arranged

Extra Luggage costs



Accommodations Fee: The Greek State charges $4 Euros per night per room. Fee must be paid directly to the hotel either at check in or check out.

Refunds: Excellence Vacation and Travel nor its vendors issue refunds. Each traveler is required to participate in the group insurance plan.

Other items not in package

Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable Deposit

The Initial $550 Deposit (goes toward your trip) is due now and is Non Refundable and Non Transferable. Trip can be paid in full or in installment payments (maximum 8): The first installment payment is due the first Monday in October. *Final Payment due May 4, 2020.

FULL PACKAGE: $4,566.70/$502.09 per person NON FLIGHT OPTION: $3,366.70/$420.84 per person

$4,662.70/$514.09 per person $3,462.70/$432.84 per person

*(October 2019 - May 2020) and due by the first Monday of each month. $50 late fee per occurrence (is not applied to your balance) will be assessed and must be paid in full before the next billing cycle. 

By paying the deposit, travelers and their guests agree to all of the terms and conditions associated with this travel package and acknowledge that Excellence Vacation and Travel nor its affiliates issue refunds. Group Travel Insurance is included. *Changes in parts of the trip may occur at the discretion of the vendors based on safety, weather or other concerns.

Exterior Cabin $4,566.70pp Non Refundable and Non Transferable

$3,366.70pp (Non Flight Option)

You’ll enjoy all-inclusive meals and drinks.  

Exterior Cabins at deck 5 (Dionyssos) and deck 6 (Venus) (~11,66 sqm) can accommodate up to 2 person(s) with 2 lower beds, Bathroom with Shower, Air Condition, Telephone, Hair Dryer, Safety Deposit Box, TV and a Window. 

Junior Suite $4,662.70pp Non Refundable and Non Transferable

$3,462.70pp (Non Flight Option)

You’ll enjoy all-inclusive meals and drinks.

Junior Suites at deck 7 can accommodate up to 3 persons with 2 lower beds and 1 sofa bed, bathroom with bathtub, air condition, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, TV, refrigerated mini bar and a window.