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Visit popular Mediterranean ports alongside an Azamara cruise to destinations across the Middle East. Begin with a direct flight from the UK to Athens, where you will be transferred to the port and embark Azamara Journey for a nine-night luxury cruise.

Explore ports of call such as Cyprus, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Heraklion and Athens, where you will disembark.

From here, fly straight to Santorini for a four-night 5* hotel stay. Experience the volcanic islands of the region with your very own cruise, exploring Athinios port and sailing into the heart of the caldera, learning of the historical events that occurred here.

You can also enjoy a winery tour with a full day including a catamaran cruise; visiting the hot springs; enjoying a delicious barbecue; exploring nearby wineries for a taste of the local wines, and watching the sunset at the Oia and Sunset Bar.

After your indulgent stay, transfer back to the airport for you return flight to the UK.

14 April 2020 Fly direct from the UK to Athens
On arrival you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to the cruise port and embark Azamara Journey for your nine-night premium-luxury cruise.
15 April 2020 Day at sea.
16 April 2020 Limassol, Cyprus
Limassol’s quaint narrow streets are filled with lively character, tavernas, and shops, where you can find fresh local produce, famous wines, and fine handmade goods. Visit sites like Kolossi Castle, a former Crusader stronghold; the Grand Mosque in the old Turkish quarter; the Archaeological Museum; and Limassol Castle, allegedly where Richard the Lionheart married his queen during the Third Crusade.
17 - 18 April 2020 Haifa (Nazareth), Israel
Haifa is a modern city and seaport on the slopes of Mount Carmel, and is an excellent base for visiting biblical and archaeological sites. Within easy reach are the Galilee, Nazareth, the River Jordan, as well as Safed, a holy mountaintop city steeped in the mysticism of Kabbalah. Today it is also immersed in the arts, and studios and galleries abound.
19 April 2020 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel
This ancient holy city won't fail to move you, regardless of your faith. From the Western Wall, to the Dome of the Rock, to the last remnants of the Temple of the Jews, Jerusalem is a woven tapestry of religion and history. Head to the modern Israel Museum and see the famous Dead Sea Scrolls for yourself.
21 April 2020 Day at sea.
22 April 2020 Heraklion (Iraklion), Greece
As the largest city on the isle of Crete, with a history that dates back to the 9th century, Heraklion has seen its share of travellers over the millennia. It’s been ruled by the Arab, Venetian, and Ottoman empires. It’s hosted international athletes during the 2004 Olympics. And now, as a new port of call for Azamara, Heraklion welcomes you with a wealth of timeless experiences.
23 April 2020 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Disembark and transfer to the airport for your direct flight to Santorini for a four-night five-star luxurious hotel stay.
24 April 2020 Volcanic Islands Cruise
Sail into the heart of the caldera, a result of a catastrophic volcanic eruption that broke one island into four. We begin the cruise at Athinios port and set sail to Nea Kameni, the larger of the two islets in the centre of the caldera. Here you have the thrilling opportunity of hiking to the rim of the crater; dare to walk around the edge whilst taking in the views over the moon-like landscape (entrance fee not included). We continue to Palia Kameni to swim in the green sulfur waters and experience bathing in warm therapeutic mud. Set sail to Thirasia where you can swim in the crystal clear waters and visit Manolas, a cobble-stone hamlet perched high above with spectacular views over the caldera, Santorini and beyond. Our cruise then takes us to the northernmost tip of Santorini to Oia, the jewel of the island. Whitewashed buildings and bright blue domes sparkling in the sunlight form a picture postcard view you won’t forget. There will be a brief stop for those who chose the option to have free time in Oia to disembark before continuing the cruise back to Athinios port.
26 April 2020 Full Day Tour
Morning Cruise, Winery Tour and Sunset in Oia Village.Get picked up from hotel and embark on a catamaran cruise around the amazing Caldera. Relax on a 5-hour morning tour sailing to the volcanic islands of Santorini and get the chance to swim and snorkel in its crystal deep blue water. Visit the amazing Red and White Beaches, and stop at the Hot Springs for a mud bath. Enjoy a delicious barbecue prepared on-board, paired with unlimited Santorinian white wine and softs drinks.Return to the port, meet your guide and start the second part of your tour. First stop is Venetsanos winery where you´ll taste 3 distinctive wines of the island while gazing over the volcano. Continue with wine museum in Mesa Gonia, one of the largest estate on Santorini with a long family tradition in winemaking. Last stop will be Oia and Sun Spirit Bar, one of the best places to watch the sunset. Relax and enjoy your wine in this idyllic space, as you are watching the sun deep into the sea.
27 April 2020 Transfer back to the airport for your direct return flight back to the UK.

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  • Nine-night premium-luxury cruise aboard Azamara Journey
  • Luxurious four-night five-star hotel stay in Santorini
  • Direct flights
  • Private overseas transfers
  • Ten-night premium-luxury on-board Azamara Journey
  • Four-night 5* post-cruise luxury hotel stay in Santorini
  • Volcanic Islands Cruise
  • Full day tour - Morning cruise, winery tour and sunset in Oia Village
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