Cruising the Islands of Greece & Turkey

9 Days | Mediterranean delights on an island-studded adventure

4.9 out of 5 based on 30 reviews submitted.
Adventure Cruising
USD $6,655
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Secluded beaches, ancient ruins, local flavours and spectacular sunsets – this nine-day Adventure Cruise offers a hearty dose of Greek island life with a splash of Turkish delights. Tick off the idyllic Santorini and Mykonos and stray from the pack to the lesser-visited Cyclades, sail through sparkling waters on a small ship and soak up the salty sea breezes as you explore charming hill villages and hidden coves. Visit ancient archaeological sites and spend time learning about Delos, the ruins of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis. Add a healthy helping of delicious Greek cuisine and the endless opportunities to swim and snorkel off the back of your boat, and you’ve got yourself and unforgettable overwater odyssey through the Aegean Sea.

Trip overview

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Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece
Adventure Cruising
Greece, Turkey
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Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 47
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Explore the historical city of Athens on a walking tour, get the insider lowdown from your local leader and discover hidden gems and highlights that you won’t find in a guidebook.
  • Whether you want to revel in the atmosphere of Mykonos or relax on own your private paradise at Manganari Beach, there are plenty of opportunities to soak up the sun.
  • Enjoy an amazing view as you taste the local wines in Santorini.
  • Join a local guide and brush up on your history as you explore Delos – one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece.
  • Tour the Turkish ruins of Ephesus and discover the incredible relics that remain, including the Temple of Artemis – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is small ship Adventure Cruising, which means you’ll be sailing on a yacht with up to 46 other people. The boat is spacious and comfortable, but the itinerary focuses more on the destination than on-board activities. Instead of a pool, we have the sea itself. Instead of a casino, we’ve got board games and a good book. There’s also no formal dress code to worry about and wi-fi is available for a small charge.
  • Our ship moves under engine power, rather than sailing, so all cabins will experience light engine noise when the ship is moving (and occasionally when we drop anchor). It’s probably worth packing earplugs if you’re a light sleeper.
  • Onshore activities and excursions will involve a bit of walking. You’ll be visiting ancient sites and historical places, and at times you may have to cross cobbled streets and uneven ground, sometimes in hot conditions. If you have any concerns, please speak to your group leader before taking part.
  • Most of our departures run in peak season, when the seas are calmer. The ship will experience some roll and pitch in choppy conditions, however all of our ships come equipped with stabilisers to minimise movement. There will be seasickness tablets on board and your crew will do all they can to minimise any discomfort.
  • There are no lifts (elevators) on board our ships, so you’ll have to navigate a few steep flights of stairs (fitted with handrails) to access all the decks.


Panorama Boat
Relaunched in 2014, the M/S Panorama offers the highest standards of comfort, safety and sustainability that cruising has to offer. This three...
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8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners


Small cruise ship, bus


Hotel (1 night), Small cruise ship (7 nights)

  • Sunset Dinner
  • Athens - Guided walk with Acropolis visit
  • Local bus on Foliegandros
  • Taverna Lunch on Foliegandros
  • Beach BBQ
  • Santorini - Cable car
  • Santorini - Orientation Walk Thira
  • Santorini - Sunset drink
  • Amorgos - Island tour
  • Monastery of Hozoviotissa visit
  • Ephesus with local guide
  • Delos Archaeological Site with a guide
  • Mykonos - leader led Orientation Walk
  • Captain's Dinner

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Important notes

In 2023 this trip will be on board the Panorama ship

A complimentary airport arrival transfer is included; valid if you are arriving on Day 1 or if you have booked pre-tour accommodation through us. You must provide your flight details to your booking agent at least 14 days prior to travel.

Please provide your passport details at time of booking. It is essential we receive these details at least 14 days prior to departure as we must provide them to the Port authorities in order to comply with Maritime regulations.

Single travelers will share a twin a room with another traveler of the same gender. If you’d prefer not to share, a single cabin supplement is available at an additional charge. A single passenger cannot be booked or confirmed in a double cabin unless a single supplement is paid.

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4.9 out of 5 based on 30 reviews submitted.
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Alexander · Traveled September 2023
I've taken two Intrepid trip so far. Egypt & Jordan just before the pandemic. And now a Greek cruise in 2023. Both were excellent and I'm planning a third trip for next year. 5 stars!
Review submitted 06 Oct 2023

Leif · Traveled September 2023
This is a tour well worth taking. I loved every minute of it. The most of wonderful. We were taken to wonderful beaches and wonderful sights. Unfortunately Intrepid are not running it next year apparently. Peter them.
Review submitted 03 Oct 2023

Juliet · Traveled September 2023
This is a fabulous trip where you will learn a lot and have so much fun! A great introduction to the Greek islands, especially those less well known.We hope intrepid keeps it going. Aris and Nasos where fabulous guides, felt safe at all times and the boat is very comfortable.
Review submitted 04 Oct 2023

Maria · Traveled September 2023
Our Intrepid cruise through the Greek Islands and Turkey was perfection— exceeded all expectations! Our tour leaders, Nasos and Aris, were so fun, kind and informative. They really made the trip! We are already planning our next Intrepid trip!
Review submitted 03 Oct 2023

Stacey · Traveled September 2023
This was an amazing trip through the Greek Islands and over to Turkey stopping at well known locations as well as tiny islands for swimming from amazing beaches and visiting fantastic little towns on small islands. I highly recommend a trip on the Pan Orama with Intrepid.
Review submitted 03 Oct 2023
Cruising the Islands of Greece & Turkey
USD $6,655