Feel the weight of past cultures on this cruise. Starting in Istanbul, begin with some Silversea R&R during a sea day. Get ready next for centuries of history next during a visit to Kusadasi, and the must-see Ephesus, which simply cannot be missed. Patmos is perfect for both history buffs and beach bunnies. Fall in love with Santorini next, before hopping over to Rhodes and two ports in Crete. A taste of authentic Greece in quiet Nafplion is next, before disembarking in Athens.