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Explore Mykonos, Santorini and Crete Islands with this 8 day tour

( Operated between May and October)

Program:

- Day 1 - Athens to Mykonos
Very early in the morning, we will transfer you from your hotel to Pireaus ferry port, and put you on a fast ferry to Mykonos Island. After arrival, we will meet you at the harbor and provide a transfer to your hotel, after check in the hotel you will have a full free day to relax and or explore the Island.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Day 2 - Free day to Explore Mykonos - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel; today is free for you to explore Mykonos on your own.
Optional tour to Delos is available at your request.

Located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands, thanks to its beaches with crystal-clear water, windmills, charming waterfront buildings, stunning archeological sites and excellent nightlife. Archaeological records here indicate that the Ionians settled Mykonos in the early part of the 11th century BC; more recent discoveries have uncovered ruins in Ftelia beach from the Neolithic-era Kares tribe dating back to 3,000 BC.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Day 3 - Mykonos to Santorini - (B)
In the morning, we will provide a transfer to Mykonos ferry port for a ferry to Santorini Island. After arrival, you will check in at your hotel.
After check-in, you will have a free day to relax and explore on your own.

* Santorini is one of those iconic places that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn is a photo opportunity. Essentially, the island is what remains of an enormous volcanic eruption, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island. The aftermath of the explosion created what you see today, a caldera. All of the whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim, while the deep blue Aegean Sea wraps around the geological masterpiece, hundreds of feet below. Its spectacular physical beauty, along with its lively nightlife, has made this island a perennial tourist favorite.
Overnight in Santorini.

- Day 4 - Exploring Santorini - (B)
After breakfast we will take you on a tour of Santorini. You will hop on a boat to explore the caldera, take in the hot springs, view the ruins of Thirrassia, and afterwards, you will be taken back to your hotel.
Overnight in Santorini.

- Day 5 - Santorini - (B)
After breakfast, you will have a full free day to relax and explore Santorini on your own.

Many take this opportunity to relax and tan on one of the islands many beaches, such as Red Beach, or, you may opt to return to Oia for more sightseeing.
Overnight in Santorini.

- Day 6 - Santorini to Crete - (B)
After breakfast, you will depart Santorini Island for a 3-hour ferry to Crete. Upon arrival, you will be met at the ferry port and transferred to your hotel. After check-in you will have a free day to relax and explore Crete.
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* Crete, Greeceís largest island, was the center of the Minoan civilization, Greeceís oldest (ca. 2600ñ1400 BC). Crete lays claim to significant and varied ancient history: you can visit the Minoan sites of Knossos and Phaistos, the Greek classical city of Gortys, as well as the historical Venetian region of Chania and the Venetian castle in Rethymno.
Overnight in Crete

- Day 7 - Crete - (B)
In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and take you on a half-day tour to the ancient city of Knossos.

We will start the day driving through picturesque villages to Knossos; after arrival, you will have about 1.5 hours to explore the site.
* Knossos (also known as the Knossos Palace), is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and was very likely the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization.
Overnight in Crete.

- Day 8 - Crete to Athens - (B)
Around noon, we will provide a transfer to the Crete airport for a 50-minute flight to Athens.
Arriving in Athens will mark the end of this program.

Total cost : __ per person, double ____ for single supplement - contact us for rates

Includes
* All ferry port & airport transfers
* Centrally located unique hotels - (with breakfasts)
* Guided tour in Santorini and in Crete
* Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos
* Ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini
* Ferry tickets from Santorini to Crete
* Flight tickets from Crete to Athens
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* Optional tour to Delos Ancient sights

This program is custom designable, ask us about adding extra destinations or additional hotel nights!

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