Rhodes with Greece & Turkey Cruise

FLIGHTS INCLUDED
Price
$3799 per person
Duration
16 days
Destination
More than 1

HISTORIC SIGHTS Rhodes Island Escape with MSC Cruise of Greece & Turkey plus Flights

Embrace the beauty of the Mediterranean with this breathtaking Greece and Turkey adventure. Begin with a week to explore Rhodes, famous for its beach resorts, ancient ruins and vibrant culture. Then cruise from Athens to Izmir, Istanbul, Corfu and charming Bari in Italy. Plus, all flights are included on this mesmerising journey!
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This amazing package takes you to Rhodes, where you have a 7 nights in one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The next week is spent cruising from Athens to the exciting ports of Izmir and Istanbul in Turkey. Then stop at Corfu in Greece and Bari, on the southeastern coast of Italy, before returning to Athens in time to fly back to Australia.

What's included

Destination
Greece , Italy , Turkey Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Fly Australia to Athens, Greece
Return Location
Fly Athens to Australia
Tour Start Date & Time
November 11, 2024 12:00 am View other Times
Additional Information
Booking Code: CRMGTR16M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Cruise as per itinerary
  • Cruise meals and non-chargeable entertainment
  • Daily breakfast
  • Internal flights
  • International flights from Australia
Price does not include
  • Airport transfers
  • Any items or services not specified
  • Cruise gratuities
  • Cruise transfers
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
Additional Prices
Cabin Upgrades: Contact us to check availability and special deals to upgrade Solo Travellers: Single supplement from $1700 for private accommodation Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential - please ask us for a quote

Island stay & cruise overview

Embrace the beauty of the Mediterranean with this Greece and Turkey adventure!

Begin with flights to Rhodes, via Athens, where you’ll have a week to explore the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands. Known for its beach resorts, ancient ruins and vibrant culture, the multifaceted island is one of the most popular Greek Islands to visit. Rhodes has been famous since antiquity as the site of Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The citadel of Rhodes, built by the Hospitalliers, is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe and the Medieval city is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After enjoying the castles, monasteries, wineries, beaches and nightlife of Rhodes, fly back to Athens to board stylish MSC Sinfonia for a wonderful 7-night voyage.

With up to 1960 passengers on board, experience a superb and luxurious cruise while visiting the exciting ports of Izmir and Istanbul in Turkey. Then stop at Corfu in Greece and Bari, on the picturesque southeastern coast of Italy, before returning to Athens in time to fly back to Australia.

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Cruise Package Special Deal

Book now to save and check out the special upgrade deals!

Lowest-price departures:

  • 2024 – 11 November, 18 November, 25 November
  • 2025 – 20 or 27 January; 03, 10, 17, 24 February; 03, 10 17 March
  • From $3799 per person, twin share – Inside Cabin
  • From $4399 per person, twin share – Oceanview Cabin
  • From $4999 per person, twin share – Balcony Cabin

Travelling solo?
Single supplement is from $1700 to cover the cost of private hotel room and cruise cabin.

For more information and current prices, please call 1300 168 910 or email [email protected] today!

Note: Prices in AUD are per person and subject to confirmation at time of booking. This offer can be withdrawn without notice. Please contact us for current prices. Booking conditions apply.

Inclusions at a glance

  • Flights – Return economy airfare from Australian capital cities to Athens (surcharge may apply, depending on departure city)
    • Domestic return economy airfare from Athens to Rhodes
  • Accommodation – 7 nights at Best Western Plus Hotel Plaza Rhodes
    • Standard room, based on twin share
    • Daily breakfast
  • Cruise – 7 nights MSC Cruise, Greece & Turkey
    • Round-trip from Athens
    • Choice of cabin aboard MSC Sinfonia
    • All meals & non-chargeable entertainment on board the ship

Special features

  • Enjoy a full week to explore the many highlights & historic sights of Rhodes
  • Cruise aboard impressive MSC Sinfonia in your choice of cabin
  • Cruise from Piraeus (Athens) to Izmir, Istanbul, Corfu & Bari
  • Ask us about extending the holiday with a tour of Greece or seeing more of Europe!

 

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAYS 3-8
  • DAY 9
  • DAYS 9-15
  • DAY 16
DAY 1

Fly to Greece

It's time to begin your adventure and jet off from Australia to Greece.

DAY 2

Arrive Athens, Fly to Rhodes

On arrival at Athens Airport, connect with the domestic flight to Rhodes. Then catch a taxi to your hotel, that will be a wonderful base for the next 7 nights.

DAYS 3-8

Free days in Rhodes

These days are free to explore at your leisure. Rhodes is one of Greece’s most multifaceted islands, with medieval architecture, wineries, beaches, and a stirring nightlife scene. The island is around 1,400 sq km wide and is surrounded by many other Greek islands. From Rhodes Town in the north, you’ll be able to reach must-sees like the Kallithea Thermal Springs and Tsambika Beach with ease. Take your time enjoying an interesting and exciting journey across this popular island destination.

DAY 9

Depart on Greece & Turkey Cruise

Today, fly from Rhodes back to Athens and catch a taxi or shuttle bus to Piraeus port to board the magnificent MSC Cruise.

DAYS 9-15

Greece & Turkey MSC Cruise

Date

Port

Arrive

Depart

Monday, November 18

Athens (Piraeus), Greece

 

5:00pm

Tuesday, November 19

Izmir, Turkey

7:00am

3:00pm

Wednesday, November 20

Istanbul, Turkey

9:00am

9:00pm

Thursday, November 21

At Sea

   

Friday, November 22

Corfu, Greece

2:00pm

9:00pm

Saturday, November 23

Bari, Italy

7:00am

7:00pm

Sunday, November 24

At Sea

   

Monday, November 25

Athens (Piraeus), Greece

7:00am

 
DAY 16

Depart Athens, Fly to Australia

Your MSC cruise arrives back in Piraeus (Athens) this morning. Make your way to the Athens Airport by taxi for the flights back to Australia.

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Turkey has to be one of the tastiest countries in the Middle East. For starters, its delicious cuisine takes its cues from Europe and Asia. Then there's the extraordinary landscapes and stunning historic sites. You're probably going to want to explore Istanbul, pay your respects in Gallipoli, see the thermal pools of Pamukkale, discover the underground world of Cappadocia and more, but there are two more things you should do in Turkey:
  1. Drink a real Turkish coffee. This isn't just a heart-starter in the morning, it's a ritual that should be savoured and appreciated in a local cafe.
  2. Try a Turkish bath, or hammam. You'll be steamed, scrubbed and pounded in the quest for wellness, but it will be worth it and it's one of those things you need to do at least once in your life!
This amazing package takes you to Rhodes, where you have a 7 nights in one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The next week is spent cruising from Athens to the exciting ports of Izmir and Istanbul in Turkey. Then stop at Corfu in Greece and Bari, on the southeastern coast of Italy, before returning to Athens in time to fly back to Australia.

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The brochure includes details of the inclusions, itinerary and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.

Trip departure

This special cruise package begins with flights to Rhodes:

Lowest-price departures:
2024 - 11 November, 18 November, 25 November

2025 - 20 or 27 January; 03, 10, 17, 24 February; 03, 10 17 March

Dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
Price may vary depending on when you book, please contact us for current rates.
Contact us if you wish to travel at other times of the year.

Important to remember...

The day-by-day tour descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, sea conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.

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Email [email protected]. Phone 1300 168 910 (in Australia) or +61 400 226 454 (from overseas or via mobile).

Safety measures and peace of mind.

The wellbeing and safety of our passengers and staff is always a priority. My Travel Experience is committed to ensuring your peace of mind with customer-friendly booking practices and enhanced health and safety standards on our trips.

Safe travel requirements:
International regulations are changing as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. Travellers may need to be prepared to take a COVID-19 test prior to departure from Australia and be able to provide proof of their fully vaccinated status.

Local authorities, as well as airlines and cruise companies, may have additional requirements in place for departures. We recommend you check these in advance and again before arriving at the airport. If you're transiting through other destinations during your trip, check on any local requirements at each transit destination and confirm any specific requirements for onward travel with your airline.

Only get tested through verified official testing centres. Scammers are taking advantage of travellers by charging for fake tests. If you're unsure where to get tested, contact the local health authority for advice.

You may still need to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result even if you've been vaccinated. If you've had a COVID-19 vaccine, you should carry your vaccination certificate along with your negative PCR test results while travelling from/to Australia, especially if you have one or more transit stops. Some destinations may ask for proof of testing and vaccination before allowing you to transit through or cross their border.

These guidelines are subject to change as the global situation evolves. The enforcement of certain measures (i.e. covid testing, social distancing, mask-wearing etc.) will vary in different regions. It's your responsibility to check with local health authorities for best practices in their region and ensure that you are eligible to travel.

How to make a booking:

The cruise deal is valid for a limited time and may change without notice.

Published price is correct as of 19 May 2024. Please contact us for current rates.

Advertised price is based on lead-price departure(s) and rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

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      Rhodes with Greece & Turkey Cruise

      Price
      $3799 per person
      Duration
      16 days
      Destination
      More than 1

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