3 Day – Iconic Agean “4 Greek Islands & Turkey”
Piraeus (Athens) to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Patmos, Crete (Heraklion), Santorini
Ship: Louis Olympia
Take a brief, yet activity packed, escape without having to organize the slightest thing. On board LouisCruises, the comfortable vessels, you will enjoy the unique & life time experience of crossing the remarkable Mediterranean Sea Experience a completely different weekend: Leaving your worries behind at the port of Piraeus (Athens), you will sail in luxury and comfort and enjoy both the beautiful destinations and the luxury of your floating hotel!
Within a few hours you will be settling down to your evening meal overlooking the lights, the pulse and the cosmopolitan air of Mykonos. Breakfast at the little seaside town of Kusadasi. Next stop is Patmos and dinner with a view of the imposing medieval town of Chora. Awake to the bustling capital of Crete, Heraklion,and then, with ease and comfort you will arrive for the evening at the mystical, “lacy” caldera of Santorini. Thecruise comes to an end on Monday morning with the return to Piraeus.
3 Day - "Idyllic Aegean "
Lavrio to Mykonos, Kusadasi, Samos, Milos
Ship: Louis Cristal
This 3 day cruise will allow you to take in the glorious eastern Mediterranean and all its beauties. This cruisestarts from the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, with its vibrant nightlife, iconic windmills, lovely secluded coves, chapels and dazzling white capital with the narrow streets and the boxy houses. Take a stroll in Hora, go to Little Venice, and watch the scintillating sunset!
Kusadasi is across from the island of Samos where you will see hundreds of cruise ships, sailing boats and yachts in the scenic port, while the lively flea markets and outdoor bazaars gather your attention. A short distance away is the ancient town of Ephesus, which is one of the biggest archaeological sites of the world that definitely worth a visit.
In Samos you will be amazed by the vegetation, crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches. Enjoy and try the local products: the famous, fruits, olive oil, ouzo and many more. Milos is yet another volcanic island that will amaze you with its rare geological formations, the colorful rocks and the unique landscape.
4 Day – Iconic Agean “5 Greek Islands & Turkey”
Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Patmos, Rhodes, Crete (Heraklion), Santorini
Ship: Louis Olympia
A magnificent cruise to 6 destinations like no other. Departing from Athens you shall set sail for the island of Mykonos. Enjoy the picturesque white buildings, everlasting beaches, the lively atmosphere and the non-stop bustle of its cosmopolitan and highly fashionable visitors. You will enjoy both the sunset and the beautiful sights that are spread all over this Cycladic island. You will have your breakfast at Kusadasi, the popular resort, which is only a stone’s throw away from the fantastically preserved ancient Ephesus.
Patmos will win you over as you slowly approach its harbor. For the evening another dreamlike sunset from the Greek islands awaits you in Rhodes. The next morning you will wake up having Rhodes, the island of the bold crusading knights, at your feet. Stroll through the medieval heart of the city and excursions to the innumerable treasures of the island. To the southwest, Heraklion of Crete with its Minoan civilization and the fascinating myths will greet you like a lost relative. In the afternoon you will enter the world famous island of Santorini with its dainty villages erected over the red rocks and the sunset tenderly cloaking the sea.
7 Day - "Idyllic Aegean "
Piraeus to Mykonos, Kusadasi, Samos, Milos, Lavrio, Syros, Cesme, Alikarnassos (Bodrum), Kos, Ios, Santorini
Ship: Louis Cristal
The cruise starts from the in the popular island of Mykonos. The home of iconic landmarks, such as the windmills, the white boxy houses and the epic curvy streets. Kusadasi is situated in the coastline of Asia Minor that attracts a wealth of visitors, has many colorful souks and a short stroll away from the town of Ancient Ephesus .
The immaculate beauty of Samos is the next stop. The waterfalls, wetlands and lush vegetation is like no other island. In Milos you will experience exotic beaches and a volcanic landscape that are second to none.
Lavrio, will welcome you with its history, the old mines, the neoclassical buildings and the exotic palm trees. Syros will remind you of its glorious past and charm you with its classy ambiance. It has a electric nightlife, incredible beaches, lovely imposing buildings and mansions, as well as wonderful scenic fishing villages.
You will have the chance to visit the popular town of Cesme, directly across from the island of Chios. This incredibly charming town with the traditional, distinctive houses and the scenic neighborhoods is an ever pleasant stop on the . Alikarnassos (Bodrum) is a lovely destination in the Asia Minor coastline, with sophisticated ambiance. Kos will allow you take in and enjoy its historic sites, while in Ios you will have the chance to party until the wee hours of the morning and relax all day at the amazing beaches. Finally come to Santorini, probably the most famous destination in the world. Its volcanic landscape, steep cliffs, clear waters and stunning architecture, with villages that literally hung 300 meters above sea level.
7 Day - 6 Greek Islands and Istanbul Cruise
Lavrio to Istanbul, Kusadasi, Santorini, Agios Nikolaos (Crete), Rhodes, Symi, Chios, Mykonos
Ship: Louis Cristal
Start off in Istanbul, with the incredible culture and history. Take in architectural sites from the Byzantine and the Ottoman era, awaiting for you to discover, touch and feel. Next stop isKusadasi and visit Ancient Ephesus, which is one of the biggest open archaeological museums of the world.
The beauty of Santorini will amaze your first glance. Discover the magic of the black rock beaches, the cave houses, the lighthouses and the cliffs that waters that sparkle under the hot Mediterranean sun. In the gorgeous town of Agios Nikolaos you will experience the warm Cretan lifestyle and have the chance to visit the scenic villages.
Rhodes will introduce you to Knights, palaces, well preserved citadels and a history of 2,400 years that still excites and intrigues thousands of visitors. The next stop is of Symi. An island filled with traditional settlements, mansions and history.
Chios, is the most divinely fragrant island of eastern Aegean, with the mastic trees and the vineyards, the well conserved medieval villages and the amazing beaches. The final stop will be at the island of Mykonos know for the famous windmills, cobblestoned streets, dazzling white houses, Little Venice and the ever famous Cycladic sunset.
7 Day - Pilgrimage Voyages
Athens (Lavrio) to Thessaloniki, Kavala, Istanbul. Dikili, Kusadasi, Patmos, Syros
Ship: Louis Cristal
This 7 day cruise focuses on Religion, History and Culture in Greece and Turkey. You will travel on our organized tour, starting from Thessaloniki and can see the ancient walls, the house of Jason and the ancient Forum. Next stop is Veroia, whose patron saint is Saint Paul. You may “touch” the “Tribune of Saint Paul”, where it is said that he stood and preached the Gospel to the inhabitants of the city, and also the Church of the Resurrection of Christ the Savior (Anastasis), also called the Church of Christ.
The cruise will bring you to the port of Kavala, which is built amphitheatrically. Outside the city, at Philippi, Saint Paul conducted his first sermon in all of Europe! In this place he baptized the first Christian in Europe, the “woman by the name of Lydia”. Here you will also visit the prison where Saint Paul and Silas were held.
Arrive in Istanbul and it is time to explore the secrets, the history and the religious past of Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. In the Turkish town of Dikili you will discover the treasures of Pergamon. Visit The House of the Virgin Mary, near Kusadasi and from thearchaeological site of Ephesus.
The cruise “Pilgrimage” along the path of Saint Paul reaches its apex at Patmos island. On this blessed island of the Aegean, you will feel the spiritual elevation, visit the Monastery of St. John the Evangelist and the Grotto of the Apocalypse. For the last call, a trip to Syros brings this religious journey to an end in the most suitable manner.
8 Days - Aegean Odyssey from Athens
Athens – Ios – Santorini –Patmos – Kusadasi – Samos – Delos – Mykonos – Tinos – Kea – Sounion
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Aegean Islands and Turkey. 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
Discover a 2 masted state of the art sail cruiser which can accommodate up to 49 passengers in 25 cabins. Panorama II was launched in 2004 offering the highest standard of accommodation and comfort safety. The public areas include a main lounge with deep pile carpet and comfortable sofas. The aft area at the Upper deck provides generous semi covered or sun exposed areas and some magnificent views. The restaurant area at the Lower deck is the perfect setting for any of your meals, with generous buffet space and seating, while the swimming platform enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit. The Panorama II cabins located at the upper and main decks are equipped with windows, while those at the lower deck come with portholes. All cabins are handsomely designed, finished with lustrous wood trims and warm fabrics. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble. All cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone (for internal use), hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, public address system and safe boxes.