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Courtesy of Calypso Cruises, this auction is for a Mount Athos Cruise for 2 guests from Ouranoupolis, to view monasteries perched on almost unreachable rocks and peaks, whilst marveling at the Aegean Sea. Cruise includes: free return transfer from any hotel within 20km of Ouranoupolis. This cruise for 2 people is valued at €40 EUR / £35 GBP / $47 USD*. Please note all additional purchases including snacks, drinks, souvenirs etc. must be paid for by the winner separately.

Auction Cruise Dates: to be booked in advance and taken on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, between 01 July – 20 September 2018 or 01 July – 20 September 2019, subject to availability.

Calypso Cruises are keen to share their love of Greece and the Greek Islands with all their clients. Their cruises take place on ‘Calypso’, a new luxury cruise boat with 140 seats that sails on the waters surrounding the beautiful island of Halkidiki and Mount Athos, casting anchor at some beautiful locations. The boat is divided into the upper deck, the inner living room and the outdoor lounge, all of which are ideal for individuals and groups.

This auction is for a cruise to Mount Athos, which feels like a visit to the sky! Mount Athos itself is one of the most popular cruising destinations in Greece and attracts many visitors from around the globe every summer. Feel the spiritual aura and admire the natural beauty of this primal, seductive place and give yourself a unique experience that you will always remember. This cruise will allow you to enjoy a journey back in time. Imposing Byzantine monasteries perched on almost unreachable rocks and peaks, marvelling at the Aegean Sea.

During your cruise there will be enough time to drink a cold refreshment or a glass of ouzo with Greek appetizers (for a fee), to do your shopping onboard, to visit our boat’s bridge and take photos of yourselves with the Captain or just to enjoy the free wifi network. In the main deck of the boat, as well as the bar for drinks, cold food and coffees, there is also a small art shop where you can buy original souvenirs from Mount Athos for very competitive prices.

The length of the cruise is 3 hours.

Terms and Conditions

Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately €40 EUR by Calypso Cruises, Greece – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. This auction item excludes flights and transport except for the Ouranoupolis return transfer mentioned – you will need to arrange your own flights / transportation to and from your home to Ouranoupolis to coincide with your cruise booking. Your cruise is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, between 01 July – 20 September 2018 or 01 July – 20 September 2019. Please note any associated taxes / entrance fees etc. and additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the operator at the time of booking your cruise or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction end, otherwise Luxury Travel Diary Ltd. reserves the right to offer the auction item to the next highest bidder with immediate effect. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors. For duplicate prizes/vouchers only add: Please note, if you win this auction you are not permitted to bid on another auction prize from the same provider within the same year, this is to ensure as many different bidders as possible get to experience this great brand.