- Day 1 - Arrival in Athens
KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing about your tour, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own. Overnight in Athens
- Day 2 - Athens - (B)
After breakfast around 8:30 AM, we will meet you at your hotel for your guided tour of Athens.
You will explore Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathinaiko Stadium (where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896). After that, we will drive by the Prime's Minister's residence, the Royal Palace, (guarded by colorful Evzones), Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and the impressive Russian Orthodox Church.
At the ACROPOLIS, you will visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion and the Museum of the Acropolis.
In the early afternoon, we will provide a transfer to your hotel, or we can also drop you off at the Plaka so you can wander and explore. Overnight in Athens.
Day 3 - Athens to Mykonos - (B)
Very early in the morning you will be transferred to the ferry port, and put on a fast ferry to Mykonos. After arrival in Mykonos you will be transferred to your hotel, having a full free day to relax and explore the island on your own. Overnight stay in Mykonos.
Mykonos : Located in the middle of the Aegean sea, Mykonos is of the most popular Greek islands. With it is crystal clear beaches, windmills, waterfront buildings, Archeological sites and a good nightlife, Mykonos is a fulfilling island to visit.
Archaeological finds indicate that the Ionians settled on Mykonos in the early part of the 11th century BC. More recent discoveries have uncovered remnants in Ftelia beach from the Neolithic Kares tribe dating back as far as 3000 BC.
Day 4 - Free day in Mykonos - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel --- Free day to relax and explore Mykonos Island. Overnight stay in Mykonos.
Day 5 - Mykonos to Paros - (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to the ferry port and you will depart from Mykonos to Paros Island --- Arrival in Paros --- Check in the hotel -- Free day to Explore Paros island on your own --- Overnight stay
Day 6 - Paros to Naxos - (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to the ferry port and you will depart from Paros to Naxos Island --- Arrival in Naxos --- Check in the hotel -- Free day to Explore Naxos island on your own --- Overnight stay.
Day 7 - Free day in Naxos - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel --- Free day to relax and explore Naxos Island. Overnight stay in Naxos.
Day 8 - Naxos to Santorini (Via Paros) - (B)
After breakfast you will depart from Naxos Island on a 3 hour ferry to Santorini. 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 Santorini. Overnight stay in Santorini.
Santorini is one of those places in the world that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn you will find another photo opportunity. Essentially, the land is the remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, 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 a dynamic nightlife, have made the island one of the tourist hotspots for Europe.
Day 9 - Santorini - (B)
After breakfast we will take you on a full day tour of Santorini. You will visit Acrotiri, goon a boat trip to the remaining volcano out in the center of the area, visit hot springs, view the ruins of Thirrassia, and wrap up the day watching the romantic sunset from Oia. After sunset, you will be taken back to your hotel. Overnight stay in Santorini.
- Day 10 - Santorini - (B)
Day at leisure --- . Overnight stay in Santorini.
Santorini is one of those places in the world that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn you will find another photo opportunity. Essentially, the land is the remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, 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 a dynamic nightlife, have made the island one of the tourist
hotspots for Europe.
- Day 11 - Santorini to Crete - (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 Santorini’s famous beaches, such as Red Beach, or return for some more sightseeing in Oia.
In the afternoon we will depart from Santorini on a 2 hour ferry ride down to Crete Island. upon arrival we will check into our hotel and enjoy a nice dinner, Overnight stay in Crete.
- Day 12 - Crete to Rhodes - (B)
After breakfast we will take you on a half day tour to Knossos.
Knossos ( also known as the Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture.
The city of Knossos remained important through the Classical and Roman periods, but its population shifted to the new town of Handaq (modern Heraklion) during the 9th century AD. By the 13th century, it was called Makryteikhos 'Long Wall'; the bishops of Gortyn continued to call themselves Bishops of Knossos until the 19th century. Today, the name is used only for the archaeological site situated in the suburbs of Heraklion.
After exploring the sites, we will enjoy a nice lunch then drive to the Heraklion airport for a 45 minute flight to Rhodes Island.
Arrival in Rhodes, check into your hotel, Enjoy a nice dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight stay in Rhodes.
- Day 13 - Rhodes - (B)
After breakfast you will have free day to relax, swim, sun bath and enjoy your time on Rhodes island.
Located on south east of Greece Rhodes is a beautiful Island.
In ancient times, Rhodes was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Colossus of Rhodes. This giant bronze statue once stood in the harbour. It was completed in 280 BC but was destroyed in an earthquake in 224 BC. No trace of the statue remains today.
Day 14 - Rhodes to Athens - (B)
After breakfast we will provide a transfer to Rhodes Airport and put you on a 1 hour flight to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens this tour program ends.
(Depending on your needs and requests, we can organize a transfer to your hotel in Athens, organize any last night hotel stays, and/or provide transfers to the airport for when you depart Greece.)
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* All of the ferry tickets
* All of the ferry port transfers
* Centrally located, distinctive hotels with breakfast
* 1 full day tour in Santorini
* Entrance fees, guide(s), transfers included with the Santorini tour
* Airport transfers on Rhodes Island
* Flight tickets from Rhodes to Athens
* All of the tax and service charges
We can add more nights on the islands, and customize the tour for your time, interest and budget. Let us know your preferences, and we will work with you to organize your dream vacation.