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Illinois College of Optometry (ICO)
in collaboration with
CE in Italy/Europe

 Presents : 
Our 150th Anniversary

Greek Isles Summer Cruise - 2022

"Sporades Highlights"

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Join us in August 2022 on an adventure like no other!

Sail along with us through a collection of Greek Isles known as the Sporades Islands!

 Home to beautiful beaches, trendy, upscale-shopping, ancient Greek ruins and temples, and the backdrop for the movie "Mamma Mia!".

You won't get there on those big cruise ships and you'd even have a

hard time getting a flight between these islands. 

This is a unique itinerary not to be missed, brought to you by ICO and CE in Italy/Europe

and offered by invitation only! 

The Basics

Saturday, August 6, 2022 to
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Star Flyer 

Star Clippers


As of Aug. 2021 - All Passengers must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, be tested prior to departure, and carry travel insurance covering all COVID-related expenses. 

  • Athens

  • Dikili, Turkey

  • Myrina, Greece

  • Skiathos, Greece

  • Skopelos, Greece

  • Poros, Greece

  • Athens

  • Category 2 - $2451pp

  • Category 3 - $2318pp

**ICO has reserved a limited number of Category 2 and Category 3 cabins for this sailing for their invitees only.

The cost 

The Itinerary

The Vessel

The Dates

Special Note: For those interested in earning Continuing Education credits,
we are working in collaboration with CE in Italy/Europe and Dr. James Fanelli, who will be offering 12 hours of COPE-approved CE during the trip.  
Six hours will be completed in Athens prior to departure

and six hours will be completed on board the ship during the cruise. 
If you intend to register for CE, please complete that registration prior to booking your cabin, and confirm your enrollment as space is very limited.

Registration can be completed here:

**NEW** - Accommodation information, tours and other information regarding your stay in Athens will is now available!  


The Details


With a capacity of just 166 passengers, traveling aboard the Star Flyer is just like traveling on a private yacht.  Feel free to roam about the upper deck, grab a lounge chair and read a book, or hop in one of the pools, maybe even climb up to the crows nest or take a turn at the wheel.  You'll never feel confined or far from open space and fresh air. The atmosphere is laid back, but the service and style is anything but!  Your crew is warm and hospitable and the ship is well-appointed with gorgeous teak and mahogany accents. Stabilizers keep the ship steady, so there's none of that rocking and rolling you'll find on the big megaships.  This is truly the perfect setting and vibe for our group and why we sell out every year!  You'll make lifelong friends and talk about this trip for years to come! 

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We Begin in athens

Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.


Take advantage of this Special Discounted Group Pricing and $200 per person On Board Credit!!  

All Prices reflected above are based on Double Occupancy and do not include: 

  • $270 per person port charges

  • Gratuities

  • Air

  • Trip Insurance (highly recommended!)

Third share rate is $970.  Triple berth cabins have limited availability.  

Single rate is 2x the rate noted above. 


$400 per person deposit due at time of booking.