Itinerary

DAY 1 Athens, Greece

On arrival meet your local representative and transfer to your hotel by private coach. After checking in, enjoy free time at leisure. 

Hotels :

★★★★★ NJV Athens Plaza Hotel or similar

DAY 2 Athens

Relax over breakfast before a morning sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. Learn about the city’s long history as you view the Parliament and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Syntagma Square, and take in some of the city’s many antiquities including the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. See the marble-built Panathenaic Stadium, the setting of the first modern Olympics in 1896; and enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis* to marvel at its stunning ruins, including the Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and Parthenon. Round off your explorations at the spectacular Acropolis Museum*, which houses some of the greatest archaeological treasures unearthed at the Acropolis site. Admire the statues and treasures as you learn how the Acropolis was the epicenter of the ancient Greek civilisation from the 5th century BC. This afternoon gives you time to relax or to continue sightseeing as you wish. 

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★★ NJV Athens Plaza Hotel or similar

DAY 3 Athens – Mykonos

This morning, transfer to Piraeus port for a high-speed ferry ride to Mykonos, traveling by comfortable business class. After checking in to the hotel, enjoy a walking tour of Mykonos Town’s maze-like alleyways. Admire the white-painted houses with their colorful doors, balconies, and bougainvillea; view the traditional windmills and churches, and watch for the town’s mascot—Petros—the beloved real-life pelican that struts freely around the streets and harborside. Later, perhaps dip into Mykonos’ vibrant nightlife with drinks or dinner at the waterfront taverns and bars of the Little Venice Quarter.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★ Petasos Beach Resort and Spa or similar

DAY 4 Mykonos

Only a 45 minute boat ride away from Mykonos, Delos* was the center of the Cyclades of the ancient world, the island of light, birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, home to the first multicultural civilization and trade.  Having been inhabited between 2500 and 69 B.C., Delos boasts of many treasures remaining from these times like the ancient marketplace Agora, the famous terrace of the Naxos lions, the holy lake, the ancients living quarters and theater that give you a lively vision of the daily life then. The houses of Dionysos, Kleopatra, the Trident, the Masks, and the Dolphins are a fantastic experience of art not to be missed. 

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★ Petasos Beach Resort and Spa or similar

DAY 5 Mykonos – Santorini

Enjoy the day free until your transfer to Mykonos’ port for your high-speed ferry to Santorini. Relax in the comfort of the business class deck, and on arrival at Santorini port, transfer to your hotel.  Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for three nights, and enjoy the remainder of the day free. Perhaps roam the tiny, shop-filled lanes of the capital, Thira; enjoy the views over the caldera—the ancient volcanic crater submerged under the Aegean—or unwind by the pool. 

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★ Santorini Palace Hotel or similar

DAY 6 Santorini

Look forward to a memorable day today, starting with a guided morning walk to appreciate Santorini’s natural showpiece: its breathtaking caldera. Admire the panoramas over the sea-filled crater from the clifftop path and dip into the island’s sugar-cube towns. Here, rows of whitewashed bars, restaurants, and hotels are terraced into the cliffs, providing perfect vantage points for watching the sun descend below the caldera. Afterward, the rest of the day is free to enjoy in your own way.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★ Santorini Palace Hotel or similar

DAY 7 Santorini

Experience the best of Santorini and its history and culture on this full-day island tour. Drive up Profitis Ilias, Santorini’s highest mountain, and admire the panoramic views over this beautiful volcanic island and the Aegean Sea. After taking photos here, explore the traditional cobbled lanes of Megalochori, one of the island’s most picturesque villages, and delve into Santorini’s ancient past on a guided visit to the Akrotiri Archaeological Site* (entrance fees included), where the ruins of a 17th-century BC town destroyed by a volcanic eruption provide an incredible glimpse down through the millennia. Next, admire the dramatic red cliffs and sands of Red Beach and enjoy free time to sunbathe, swim, and have lunch (own expense) at the Black Beach at Perivolos. Wrap up your tour by tasting Santorini’s famous home-produced wines at the Santo Wines Oenotourisme Center. Uncover the island’s unique vine-growing and winemaking methods, and enjoy the caldera views from an outdoor terrace as you sip some of Santorini’s crisp whites and fruity reds. The perfect finale to your day!

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Hotels :

★★★★ Santorini Palace Hotel or similar

DAY 8 Santorini – Athens

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Athens. On arrival at Athens Airport, transfer to your Athens hotel. Tonight, your travels come to a close in style: with a delicious farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner

Hotels :

★★★★★ NJV Athens Plaza Hotel or similar

DAY 9 Athens – USA

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the US.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

DATE & PRICES

All prices are listed per person (based on double occupancy).

START - END LAND ONLY LAND & AIR
Apr 7, 2023 - Apr 15, 2023 $2700 ---
May 5, 2023 - May 13, 2023 $2800 ---
May 19, 2023 - May 27, 2023 $2900 ---
Jun 9, 2023 - Jun 17, 2023 $3100 ---
Jul 21, 2023 - Jul 29, 2023 $3300 ---
Aug 18, 2023 - Aug 26, 2023 $3300 ---
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 9, 2023 $3200 ---
Sep 15, 2023 - Sep 23, 2023 $3200 ---
Sep 29, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023 $3200 ---
Oct 13, 2023 - Oct 21, 2023 $3000 ---

* Advertised package prices are per person in double occupancy and are based on a minimum group size of 10 passengers.

* Single supplement fee starts from $1000 per person.

* Prices include business class ferry tickets Athens-Mykonos-Santorini and one-way airfare from Santorini-Athens (including taxes).

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