Best Cruise in Greece

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  • Greece

  • Santorini

  • Mykonos

  • Arts & Culture

  • Luxury Travel

  • Outdoors

  • Relaxation

  • Nightlife

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Curator’s statement

Embarking on an ideal cruise to the Greek islands is like stepping into a world of fun and enchantment. Picture azure waters stretching as far as the eye can see, picturesque islands dotting the horizon, and a sense of adventure beckoning at every port. Who can escape falling in love with Santorini or Mykonos? This is the perfect opportunity to indulge in a thrilling journey that combines relaxation, exploration, and endless entertainment. Read on to discover the best cruise in Greece.

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Where to stay in Greece

Celebrity Cruises

Premium cruise line taking travelers to destinations around the world with elevating dining and refined on-cruise experiences.

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Known for its innovative take on cruising, Royal Caribbean Cruises offers top-notch entertainment and wide array of onboard activities.

MSC Cruises

Luxury cruise line offering service to over 40 destinations including The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

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Things to do in Greece

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  • Visit Oia early in the morning - Take in the sites before the crowds show up.

  • Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Mykonos.

  • Take a private boat excursion in the Caldera bay of Santorini.

  • Eat fabulous food.

  • Stretch out on the beach.

  • If you have the time book a private motor or sail tour at one of your island stops, it will be magical and create the memories of a lifetime.

Day trip:

As your ship approaches the first Greek island, the anticipation builds. Each island holds a unique charm and offers its own distinctive experiences. From the vibrant nightlife of Mykonos to the historical wonders of Rhodes, there's something for everyone. Excursions are carefully curated to showcase each island’s best, ensuring ample time to explore and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions.

The most memorable aspect of a Greek island cruise is the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds you. As your ship sails from one island to another, you'll witness awe-inspiring sunsets, rugged coastlines, and idyllic beaches. Imagine strolling along the cobblestone streets of Santorini, with its iconic white-washed buildings and stunning cliffside vistas. Or explore the ancient ruins of Delos, an archaeological gem that transports you back in time.

An ideal cruise to the Greek islands is a voyage that combines the thrill of exploration with a plethora of entertainment options. From the moment you step onboard to the final farewell, the focus is on ensuring that you have the time of your life. With a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and endless fun, this cruise promises to create memories that will last a lifetime. It's a recipe for the best cruise in Greece.

Places to eat & drink in Greece

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Need to Know

And for more Greece travel inspiration, check out Fora Advisors Nilda Del Valle Heller & Gaya Vinay's guide, Greece Itinerary 10 Days: Exploring the Aegean.

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