Spring Break Mini Cruise to GREECE

What about a Mini-cruise to Greece to explore the "Amazzzing" Parthenon in Athens stop at San Marino one of the world's smallest independent states and opportunities to see Delphi and Cape Sounion and charming Verona. The many amenities onboard the Minion Line's cruise allow for fun and quality time for adults and children alike as you cruise Adriatic. This is a great opportunity to investigate some of the world's most influencing origins offering the insight into the diversity of Greek with a taste of Italy for a price that you thought it never could be done for!

 Featuring:
Ancona
 
San Marino
 
Athens
 
Patras
 
Delphi
 
Igouminitsa
 
Verona
 
Cape Sounion
ITINERARY SUMMARY
 
Day 1
Evening Departure



Evening departure from selected pickup points.
Day 2
San Marino - Ancona - Overnight Cruise

On our way to the port of Ancona, a few miles away from Rimini we discover the Republic of San Marino, the most ancient European Republic, sitting at 700 meters above sea level on Mount Titano of the Central Apennines Mountains.



We then continue to Ancona to board our overnight cruise ferry to Patras, Greece.
Day 3
Patras - Athens

Upon arrival at Patras we continuing along the Golf of Corinth to Athens and check into our hotel.



Following hotel check in, may we suggest an unforgettable night out in the Plaka district featuring a typical Greek dinner accompanied by a music and dance.
Day 4
Cape Sounion

Joined by our local guide we learn about one of western civilization most influencing backgrounds as we tour the capitals most notorious sights such the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Nike Temple, the ancient Agora and more...


Time at your own leisure to explore Athens or else join us on an excursion along the southern coast to Cape Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon, god of the sea
Evening at own leisure to explore
Day 5
Delphi - Igouminitsa - Return Cruise

we leave Athens this morning for one of Greece's most famous temples to visit the Oracle of Apollo. Here our local guide will reveals the beauty and wisdom reflected herein before continuing our journey to Igouminitsa for an opportunity for dinner and some sightseeing before our boarding our return overnight cruise to Italy.



Day 6
Ancona - Verona - home

Afternoon arrival at the port of Ancona and continue northward journey to Verona. (In case of cruise delays Verona stop may have to be omitted)


Here we have an opportunity for dinner and admiring the Roman Amphitheater where the Aida is often performed.
Later on this evening we continue our overnight homeward journey.
Day 7
Morning hours return

Morning return to points of origin.



MAIN HIGHLIGHTS
Verona - Piazza dei Signori
a central square including a statue of Dante because he resided in Verona for a while.
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Verona - Piazza delle Erbe
It used to be the Roman Forum but now it’s a wonderful open air market surrounded by historic buildings with frescoes and peppered with sculptures.
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Verona Arena
a 2000 year old Roman Arena and it's still going strong. The opera stage is the largest in the world. In the summer months the arena hosts opera and other performances.
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San Marino
San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino is a state situated on the Italian peninsula on the eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. It is an enclave surrounded by Italy. Its size is just over 24 sq mi with an estimated population of over 30,000.Of the world's 193 independent countries, San Marino is the fifth smallest and – arguably – the most curious. How it exists at all is something of an enigma. A sole survivor of Italy's once powerful city-state network, secure in its status as the world's oldest surviving sovereign state and its oldest republic (since AD 301). San Marino also enjoys the lowest unemployment rate in Europe and one of the planet's highest GDPs
The City of San Marino
also known simply as San Marino, is the capital city of the Republic of San Marino on the Italian peninsula, near the Adriatic Sea. The city has a population of 4,493. It is on the western slopes of San Marino's highest point, Monte Titano.
Ancona
Ancona was founded by Greek settlers from Syracuse about 387 BC, who gave it its name: Ancona is a very slightly modified transliteration of the Greek Αγκων, meaning "elbow"; the harbor to the east of the town was originally protected only by the promontory on the north, shaped like an elbow. Greek merchants established a Tyrian purple factory here.[1] In Roman times it kept its own coinage with the punning device of the bent arm holding a palm branch, and the head of Aphrodite on the reverse, and continued the use of the Greek language.
Greek Dinner & Show
Greek cuisine and folklore is another side of Greece that can not be described as it is experienced! to Athens and the renowned Plaka district at the base of the Acropolis, you'll enjoy dinner with a live floor show at a typical Greek taverna. € 35
Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon
Ruins of the temple of Poseidon in Sounion Attica. Preserved are part of the north side of the peristyle and of the facade of the pronaos. The temple was built at the same time as Parthenon, in the decade 450-440 B.C., on the foundations of an older build € 25
Athens City Tour
The City Tour of Athens (Approx. 2 hrs.): Joined by a local guide we tour all most important highlights of ancient Athens: A few of the highlights: The Acropolis, The Olympic Stadium, Zeus Temple, and more... (Much of the touring around the ruins is
Hotel Dinner
3 course Greek Buffet Dinner including 1 glass oft soft drink) € 20
12

Note: Unless included is an optional excursion package, listed highlights may be require entrance fees to access that can be paid for locally and may be subject to availability and holiday closures.

PICKUPS & TIMES
April Friday 03, 2020 thru April Thursday 09, 2020 (Spring Break)
Locations
Ramstein, Shell Station (Autohof), off A6, Landstuhl exit #13 (parking fee €5/day) 6:00 PM
Kaiserslautern West Park & Ride, gps: Mitfahrerparkplatz Kaiserslautern West A 6 / B 270, Kaiserslautern-West, 67663 Kaiserslautern 6:30 PM
Katterbach Kaserne, Main Gate, Airfield, Airfield GPS Neukirchen Strasse, 91522 Katterbach - follow sign towards Airfield 5:30 PM
Baumholder, Main Gate, 55774 Aulenbacher Strasse 5:00 PM
Baumholder, Wagon Wheel Theater 5:00 PM
Grafenwoehr Front Gate, Neue Amberger Strasse 109, 92655 Grafenwoehr (Mc Donald Parking lot) 3:30 PM
Vilseck, Bavarian Motor Cars GmbH, Gut 3, 92249 Vilseck 4:00 PM
Stuttgart Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate, Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate Main Gate, Panzerstrasse/Herdweg, 71032 Boeblingen 6:30 PM
Spangdahlem Main Gate AB, Visitor Center 4:00 PM
Wiesbaden, Corner Washingtonstrasse/John-F-Kennedy Strasse, Wiesbaden 65189 6:00 PM
Landtuhl Regional Medical Center, Dr. Hitzelberger Strasse (Gate 3) 66849 Landstuhl 5:30 PM
Vogelweh, Mc Donalds, GPS Im Haderwald 15, Kaiserslatuern 6:30 PM
Bad Rappenau, BEST WESTERN Hotel Bad Rappenau, Buchackering 42 · 74906 Bad Rappenau 7:15 PM

Note: Some Pickup locations and times may be subject to minmum participation requirements. Notifications of any changes issued latest 72 hours before departure.

DEPARTURES & PRICES
Time Frame Adults | Child | Infants
Friday, April 3, 2020 Thru
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Spring Break
7 Days*
Canceled
€599
€399
€150
(*)Total Travel Days. All departures are evenings (generally) post-work hours. Reservations submitted within 24hr of departures need to be reconfirmed to avoid overbooking.
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PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
Ancona - Patras overnight
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Athens
Day: 3
Overnights(2)
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(1) Overnights on Super Fast Ferries 2
(1) Overnights on Super Fast Ferries 5

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(4) meals
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Buffet Breakfast
4
Buffet Breakfast
5
Dinner with Music
4
Buffet Dinner
3

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