Discover all that’s great about Greece in a week, as Ancient Greek history comes to life in Athens, and you relax on blissful beaches and discover little-known islands such as Milos and Monemvasia

Starting and finishing from Athens, where the old Acropolis citadel towers over Byzantine churches and pop-up warehouse bars, you will set sail for the largest Ionian island, Cephalonia. At the pretty port of Argostoli, where mandolin-playing musicians soundtrack streets with traditional kantades songs, there's the chance to go shopping, lounge on a blissful cove, or tour inland vineyards and oak forests.

Back on mainland Greece, Katakolon is a gateway to Olympia, where the first Ancient Olympic Games were held in 776 BC. Visit the old, ruined stadium and learn from guides about early events such as the boxing-like pancratium.

Often likened to Gibraltar, the tidal island of Monemvasia is a sheer slab of rock that hosts a Byzantine fort and a red-roofed village that can only be seen from the sea. After exploring, you'll move on to Milos, a volcanic Cycladic island blessed with brilliant beaches, strange rock formations and a litany of picture-perfect villages.

No less photogenic is the mainland town of Nafplion, Greece's former capital and your penultimate stop, before returning to Athens' ferry port, Piraeus. Below Nafplion's towering castle, Venetian houses line narrow lanes, and romantic tavernas serve freshly-grilled fish or mezze platters along the waterfront.

Newly built, Golden Horizon is the world's largest square-rigged sailing vessel, combining traditional style with exceptional levels of service and comfort. On board, you can be as active as you like during your cruise, with a choice of amazing optional excursions, as well as enjoying the spa, pools, marina (complete with water sports), gym, local delicacies, lectures and entertainment.

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  • Enjoy seven nights' accommodation in a sea-view cabin on board Golden Horizon and the thrill of sailing on the world's largest tall ship.
  • Get a taste of great food and drink on board with all meals and soft drinks included, as well as the entertainment and watersports†.
  • Amazing port visits.
  • All transfers, standard Wi-Fi, use of gym and service charges.
  • Gratuities paid locally. Drinks packages, shore excursions, Wi-Fi upgrade packages and spa treatments available at a supplement.

†Additional charge for motorised watersports and scuba diving

Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Aug 19, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Aug 26, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Fri, Fri, Sep 9, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Sep 16, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Fri, Fri, Sep 30, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 7, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Piraeus, Athens
    Piraeus, Greece
    Meals - Dinner
  2. Day
    2
    At sea
    Mediterranean Sea, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day
    3
    Argostoli, Kefalonia
    Kefalonia, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day
    4
    Katakalon
    Katakolon, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    5
    Monemvasia
    Monemvasia, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    6
    Milos
    Milos (Adamas), Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    7
    Nafplion
    Nafplion, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    8
    Piraeus, Athens
    Piraeus, Greece
    Meals - Breakfast

Golden Horizon

Golden Horizon

The world's largest square-rigged sailing vessel, Golden Horizon. A near replica of the 1913-built ocean vessel, France II, she retains the charm, adventure and romance of an historic ship.

Discover iconic and remote locations of the world, on board a ship which perfectly marries rich sailing heritage and modern luxury, with a sustainable twist.

All 140 cabins are outside facing, so guests can enjoy the breath-taking views. Cabins evoke the luxury and facilities expected of a boutique cruise ship, whilst retaining the charm, adventure and romance of a truly historic sailing vessel.

Style & Character

Golden Horizon attracts like-minded adventure seekers for a sailing experience which allows guests to connect with the elements of the natural world.

The ambience on board is relaxed, casual, elegant and without unnecessary formality. We have created an environment which will encourage our guests to return to time and time again, and to share their stories and experiences.

With grace and beauty, the Golden Horizon is a sailing ship first and foremost, sailing to share adventures with our friends, our guests.

Facilities & Services

Guests can unwind in our on-board spa which boasts a Sauna, Hamman, Snow Room and Jacuzzi. The spa offers a range of treatments including massages, facials, wraps and scrubs. There is also beauty salon, which offers an assortment of treatments including manicures, pedicures and blow-dries and there is a well-stocked library and complimentary wifi.

There are three pools to choose from,a gym, plus a Marina from which you can enjoy a variety of watersports and diving.

Our destination speakers will provide guests with engaging insights, specifically related to the voyage and ports of call.The on-board cruise team offers a full programme of activities including wine tasting and cooking demonstrations.

Cabins

All 140 cabins and suites enjoy a sea view, as well as twice daily housekeeping and luxury amenities. Cabin interiors offer contemporary luxury, with traditional features and furnishings - a tribute to the nautical heritage of a tall ship.

Owner's Suite: Double or twin beds, living & dining area, balcony, en suite (shower & bath), sofa bed & guest bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, complimentary mini bar and canapes.

Deluxe Balcony Room: Balcony, double or twin beds, sofa bed, en suite with shower over bath, complimentary mini bar.

Cabin: Double bed or twin beds, two portholes, deluxe bathroom with a shower, complimentary water.

Food & Drink

Breakfast, lunch and daytime offerings can be traditional or light and fresh and include dishes with a local flavour.

Our full-service dinner is served over two levels in our spectacular main dining room. A selection of wines and beers are complimentary in the main dining room.

There are five bars including two outside bars and a piano bar which is perfect for enjoying a drink with new friends. Elsewhere, our premium beverage bar, Debeljak's, is stocked with some of the world's finest spirits.

Our resident pianist and musical duo will entertain guests and, as we travel the world, local shows, dancers and singers will help to immerse our guests in the local culture.

Sustainability

Our philosophy is simple but unique - we will follow the sun, using the winds and the currents, to take us to magical beaches and port destinations.

Our aim is to be powered by nature whenever possible and we intend to sail, without using propulsion, for around 70% of each season.

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Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Aug 19, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Aug 26, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Fri, Fri, Sep 9, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Sep 16, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Fri, Fri, Sep 30, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 7, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* From price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

Call now to book 08082399164
Quote ref: TWV GRAND TOUR