Embarkation, welcome cocktail and program briefing in Bodrum harbour. Dinner and overnight stay in the harbour or at a nearby cove.
DAY 2 COS Arrival in Cos around noon. Opportunity to see Asclepeion, Castle or the Museum (all open until 14:30), after lunch on board. Choice of swimming in the warm waters of Empros thermal baths on the south coast. Overnight stay in Cos harbour.
DAY 3 NISIROS ISLAND Arrival on the volcanic island of Nisiros, with a preceding break for swimming and lunch in Yali. Afternoon open for sightseeing in town and/or visit by rented vehicle in the vicinity of the crater.
DAY 4 RHODES - TILOS ISLAND Early morning departure for Rhodes, with a possible break for swimming on the island of Tilos and arrival in Rhodes around noon. The walls of the medieval Crusader castle of the Knights of St. John are visible from the harbour. Time after lunch to visit the walled old town with its numerous shops and streets dating to the Crusader era. Following dinner on board, opportunity to experience the colorful night life of Rhodes. Overnight stay in Rhodes harbour.
DAY 5 RHODES - TILOS ISLAND Suggested morning sightseeing, near the harbour, may include the Archaeological Museum and the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of St. John. Suggestions for the afternoon include a visit to the colorful village of Lindos and Valley of the Butterflies, both accessible by rented vehicle. Overnight stay in Rhodes harbour.
DAY 6 SYMI A short sail to Symi, with a break for swimming and lunch prior to entering the harbour. In the afternoon there will be an opportunity for sightseeing along the sea front adorned with 19th century neo-Classical buildings and the interior of the town. Those interested may visit the Panormitis Monastery situated in the south of the island. For those who like walking the island offers pleasant roads and byways.
DAY 7 DATCA Entering Turkey in Dat?after a short sail from Symi, then continuing the cruise to anchor in the ancient harbour of Cnidus. After sightseeing the magnificent ruins of the ancient city that surround the harbour departure in the evening for Mersincik cove on the north side of the Dat? peninsula for an overnight stay.
DAY 8 BODRUM Disembarkation after breakfast in Bodrum.
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