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The best of the Aegean Islands and Continental Greece
8 day cruises from Athens - Marina Zea on the Megayacht
HARMONY V

8 Day Classical Greece

The Variety Cruises Experience
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the 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.

Safety on the Harmony V
The HARMONY V is a 183 ½ foot-wide elegant yacht was 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.

Life on Board
The HARMONY V is a modern 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.

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.

2016 Classical Greece Cruise Itinerary
8 days cruise from Athens/Marina Zea

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 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 3 - Sunday
SANTORINI

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 4 - Monday
RETHYMNON, CRETE

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 5 - Tuesday
KYTHIRA

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 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 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 8 - Friday
MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS

Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.

Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of Variety Cruises 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 Variety Cruises guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.

CLASSICAL GREECE 2015 - 8 DAYS CRUISES
Mega yacht Harmony V

Classical - 2016

FRIDAY DEPARTURES FROM ATHENS-MARINA ZEA
OFFICIAL RATES - USD

SAILING DATES & RATES
Athens-Marina Zeas
Friday Sailings
 
From Marina Zea- Athens

April 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
June 3, 10, 17, 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12, 19, 26
September 2, 9, 23, 30

October 14, 21
     
CABIN CATEGORIES
 
OFFICIAL US$ RATES
Cat C
Main Deck, Double bedded Cabins
  $2,950
Cat B
Main Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins
  $3,450
Cat A
Upper Deck, Double or Twin bedded cabins
  $3,450
Cat P
Upper Deck, twin or Double bedded Cabins
$4,400
Single Supplement
75%
3rd Person Rates in Cat A
$2,765
Children 7-10 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat A
$1,975
Children 10-16 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat B
$2,567.50
Port Charges $295

A/ Cruise fares are per person and week and include
Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning.
Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening , fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain's Dinner.
Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day.
Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
English-Speaking Cruise Escort.

Not included:
Beverages (except those mentioned above).
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
Crew tips.
Passenger personal expenses
Wi-Fi (available at charge)


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 or at a preferred restaurant;
10% discount for any wedding anniversary on board our ships provided passengers have spent their honeymoon on board a Variety Cruises ship.
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.

NOTES
1. Please ask the details for our "Wedding and Cruise with friends and family" private charter for 40 to 72 guests.

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.

B/ Conditions and restrictions

PAYMENT
25% deposit is required 7 days from confirmation.
75% Balance of payment no less than 60 days prior to day of embarkation.

CANCELLATIONS
Up to 120 days from embarkation € 100-cancellation fees
119 to 90 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare
89 to 60 days from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare
59 to 30 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare
29 to 00 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare
Cancellations must be confirmed by VARIETY CRUISES in writing in all cases.

AMENDMENTS
There may be a charge for amendments of cruise date or decreasing pax number received less than 60 days prior to sailing. Amendments must be confirmed by VARIETY CRUISES in writing.

NOT INCLUDED IN CRUISE FARE
Such personal expenses as drinks (other than included in the rate), laundry, spa-where applicable-, boutique items and gratuities, (gratuities are optional but as a rule, satisfied clients are expected to give to the captain, at the end of the cruise, approximately Euro 10.00-12.00 p/p p/day for distribution among all crew members) medical expenses, port taxes, shore excursions (shore excursions are proposed and arranged on board by the tour leaders), use of the on board Wi-Fi (available at a charge), expenditures incurred ashore, and anything not mentioned in cruise program.

 

 



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