The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Greek Isles and Turkish Riviera

Oct. 23 – Nov. 3, 2023


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Bask in the beauty of authentic villages, pristine beaches, and ancient architecture on this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Sirena. Set sail on majestic waters and make way for Mytilene. Explore the well-preserved ancient city of Ephesus as you walk where chariots once roamed. Marvel at the famed Library of Celsus and the Grand Theater. Spend a day in Rhodes admiring the pristine beaches or venture through the Street of the Knights and the Palace of the Grand Master.

See thousands of archaeological pieces in the Alanya Museum and witness gorgeous groves of olives, oranges, and lemons growing beneath the majestic mountains in Limassol. Relax by the cobalt blue waters of Agios Nikolaos (Crete) or take in the Minoan and Byzantine villages surrounded by charming irrigating windmills. Before disembarking in Athens, tour a 16th century monastery in Mykonos.

Tour highlights and included features
  • Included round-trip airfare from select U.S. and Canadian gateway cities
  • Included round-trip airport transfers
  • OLife Choice offer––choice of six free shore excursions, free House Select Beverage Package, or $600 shipboard credit (per stateroom, based on double occupancy)
  • Four open-seating gourmet restaurants with cuisine inspired by Jacques Pépin
  • Enrichment programs including seminars led by naturalists, historians, and local experts
  • Aquamar Spa and Vitality Center
  • Unlimited complimentary soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, tea, and juice
  • Private Welcome Reception
  • Attentive service from an experienced onboard Go Next Program Manager
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • All air- and cruise-related government taxes, surcharges and fees


  • Day 1: Depart for Istanbul
  • Day 2: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Day 3: Mitilini (Lesbos), Greece
  • Day 4: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey
  • Day 5: Rhodes, Greece
  • Day 6: Alanya, Turkey
  • Day 7: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Day 8: Antalya, Turkey
  • Day 9: Agios Nikolaos (Crete), Greece
  • Day 10: Patmos, Greece
  • Day 11: Mykonos, Greece
  • Day 12: Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Dates Oct. 23 – Nov. 3, 2023

Cost $3,449* (*From price. Airfare is included from select gateway cities. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change.)

Type Cruise

Region Europe

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REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS: If you choose to cancel your reservation, we must receive written notice of your cancellation either via certified mail, overnight courier, or e-mail sent to (with a confirmation of receipt from us). The following cancellation fees apply to cancellations received by us on the days below before the date of departure.

Cruise Cancellation Fees:
181 days or more = No Penalty, Full Refund
180-91 days = $250 per person
90-76 days = 25% of total fare
75-61 days = 50% of total fare
60-31 days = 75% of total fare
30-0 days = 100% of total fare