Sail to the Greek Islands of Mama MiaJune 26 - July 3, 2021
Sail the Mediterranean on the amazing Star Flyer, charming flower decked cottages, climb to the monastery as in Mama Mia, amazing views from the Temple Of Poseidon, relaxing under sunny skies.
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Investment: Cabin pricing starting at $1990 per person double occupancy
Sail away to Greece & Mama Mia dreams in a magnificent luxury Clipper Ship. Experience the magical islands of Skopelos and Skiathos from the movie Mamma Mia!
Explore the Greek islands on the Star Flyer a true working Clipper Ship complete with brass and gleaming charm. Step aboard this unique vessel and discover a new age of sailing, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day.
The Star Flyer is modern small ship in every way, created for adventure-loving passengers looking for the tradition and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. The Star Flyer is 379 feet long and carries 170 guests in pampered comfort. Sixteen sails billowing in the wind let all who come aboard know that they are about to embark on an adventure that is far from ordinary. Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on the Star Flyer. What a way to explore the Greek Islands with a focus on the islands made famous in Mama Mia!
1. Explore the islands made famous in the movie Mama Mia, climb to the monastery where the wedding took place.
2. Sail aboard the Star Flyer, clipper ship, enjoying water sports, relaxing onboard. Maybe climbing to the crow’s nest.
3. Experience historical island treasures in Dikili, Turkey, Kastro in Myrina, the Temple of Poseidon, and more.
4. Relax on sunny beaches, surrounded by flowers, fruit trees, and delicious wines.
DAY 1 June 26, 2021 – Pireaus, Port of Athens
Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.
DAY 2 – June 27 – At Sea
Each Star Clippers ship offers a traditional and elegant way to see the world. Feel the wind fill the sails and gently carry you from one gorgeous destination to the next. During your time on board, you can choose to relax on a sun lounger or cool off in one of the pools on the top deck, while more adventurous passengers may enjoy the opportunity to climb the rigging or even have a go at steering the ship. Alternatively, you can wander the interior areas of the ship and discover relaxing lounges, a revitalising spa (Royal Clipper only) and a peaceful library.
DAY 3 – June 28 – Dikili, Turkey
Dikili is a sleepy little beach town, authentically Turkish. The harbour is lined with open-air restaurants and shops with local food specialities Nearby, Bergama is worth a visit especially for its two main monuments: the Acropolis perched at a height of 280 metres and the Asklepion.
DAY 4 – June 29 – Myrina Limnos, Greece
It was Zeus who hurled Hephaestus from Mt. Olympus to land on Limnos, leaving the god of metalworking with a permanent limp. Perhaps he was nursed to health by excellent red and white wines (fortified or not) grown on Limnos volcanic soils. The town of Myrina sits under the winding white ramparts of the Kastro, built in 1186. But even earlier ruins – one of most ancient sites in Greece – lie in nearby Poliohni.
DAY 5 – June 30 – Skiathos, Greece
The most sophisticated of the Sporades, abounds with trendy shops where barely-clad visitors taking time off from the nearby beaches shop for expensive wisps of clothing and jewelry. Go a few blocks inland and you’ll find charming flower-decked houses and gardens overflowing with fruit trees.
DAY 6 – July 1 – Skopelos, Greece
A verdant island blessed with olive, almond and fruit trees. As you sail into the bay surrounding Skopelos town, it reminds you of a giant Greek amphitheatre. 120 churches nestle beneath the ruins of the Venetian castle, and two convents and a monastery cling to hills above the bay.
DAY 7 – July 2 – Poros, Greece
It’s barely a hop, skip and a jump from the Argolid Peninsula to the island of Poros, sometimes called Kaválria. Greece’s naval academy is here, and visitors can hear the cadets’ marching band every morning. The views from the Temple of Poseidon are eternal, which may be why the doomed orator Demosthenes chose to end his life here. Take a water taxi to Galatas for excursions to the fragrant lemon groves of Lemonodhássos, or venture inland to ancient Troezen or Epidauros.
DAY 8 – July 3 – Pireaus, Greece
Return to Pireaus for our trip back to Athens and flight home.
Your Trip Includes:
- Cruise ship accommodations
- 3 meals a day, snacks, etc.
- $200 on board credit per person
- Water sports equipment
You Trip Does Not Include:
- Airfare to and from Athens
- Alcoholic beverages
- Airport transfers
Pricing is dependent upon the category chosen. There are no solo cabins left. All pricing is based upon double occupancy and is per person. An additional cost of $270 will be added for port fees and taxes.
Cat 6 $1720
Cat 5 $1805
Cat 4 $2166
Cat 3 $2280
Cat 2 $2413
Cat 1 $2698
Each person will also receive $200 on board credit.
Pre-trip AthensAdd on 3 days in Athens
3 Days Athens, tour the Acropolis and related monuments, neighborhood tasting tour, airport/port transfers
Duration: 3 days, 3 nights
Investment: $400 per person double (will pair same gender roommates) Solo supplement $200.
Transfer from the airport to Athens hotel. Arrival day on your own. Day 2, tour the Acropolis and related monuments and museums, then in the evening join a local guide to explore Athen’s neighborhoods, food, drink and local life. Day 3 Explore Athens or take an optional day trip to Delphi, Napflion, etc. Day 4, transfer to the port and board the Star Flyer.
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