Thessaloniki is a very important city to visit. A city that was the heart of Europe’s Sephardic Jewish community for centuries. En route to Thessalonki, a stop at Chalkis on the island of Evia, to visit the Old Jewish Quarter, highlighting the rich heritage of the Romanite community. The cruise combines the Jewish legacy of Thessaloniki, Veria and Chalkis, with the authentic charm of seaside locales on the wonderful islands of Skopelos, Kea and Hydra.
As with all our cruises, your holiday will start on a Thursday evening at the Grande Bretagne Hotel Athens, followed the next morning by a fascinating tour of the city with your own guide, who will also accompany you for the rest of the cruise to help uncover Greece’s Jewish history, from ancient times to the present.
After your tour of Athens and lunch at a colourful taverna, you will join your ship in Piraeus at 4 pm for the start of the cruise, which is detailed below, in order of ‘ports of call’:
From Spring 2022
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