Explore one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence starting between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.
Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.
9D / 8N
Arrive in Athens (-) After arriving at the Airport, you will be transfer to your hotel. Check in hotel. Optional if time permits : Cape Sounion or Athens By Night Tour with Traditional Greek show
Explore Athens (B): Half Day Athens Sightseeing tour with visits to the Acropolis Archaeological Site (Parthenon) and the New Acropolis Museum. Tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma square, passing by many sightseeing hot spots such as National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral and Schliemann’s House. Afterward drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Our licensed guide will make you feel as if you are experiencing firsthand Athens’s old and new history as you look at these stately buildings. Continue for a photo stop at Panathenaic Stadium, otherwise known as Kallimarmaro Stadium, where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. As we proceed, we pass by Zappeion and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Last but not least, we make our way to the archaeological site of Acropolis, an UNESCO’S world heritage monument and we visit Propylae, as well as the small Temple of Athena Nike. Of course, our visit shall not be completed without the Parthenon and Erechtheion. The expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour continues with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the New Acropolis Museum. (Approximate duration 05 hrs)
Enjoy on a ferry to Mykonos Island (B): Early breakfast and departure transfer to Athens Port “Piraeus” to embark on the ferry for Mykonos Island. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Mykonos. Balance of the day at leisure.
Relax and explore Mykonos: Day at leisure. Enjoy your stay in the island of Aeolos (God of the Wind), Mykonos. Take the opportunity to swim into the crystal blue Myconian sea and take a sip of a mouthwatering cocktail by its golden beaches. Take a walk around its many well preserved windmills and hundreds of little white houses and do not miss visiting the historical ancient site of Delos. You may join one of our optional tours available (Mykonos Town & Island tour, Delos tour etc)
Transfer to Santorini (B): Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by high-speed boat heading toward Santorini Island. Arrival at the port of Santorini and transfer to hotel. The volcanic island of the Cyclades, Santorini, is known world wide as the most romantic Island. Suggestion: feel free to explore on your own the village walking along the cobble-stone streets and the white washed houses with blue shutters.
Relax and explore Santorini Day at leisure in one of the most romantic islands, Santorini.Santorini is the only volcano in the world whose crater is in the sea. The most of settlements and villages are spread along the edge of the Caldera surrounded by vast vineyards; whitewashed cliff-top towns with castles affording amazing views out over the Aegean. Discover the breathtaking panorama of Oia, the most photographed spot in Greece, known worldwide for its fascinating sunset, the Monastery of Profitis Ilias and the capital of Fira with the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, whose exhibits date from the Neolithic era through the 17th century BC, and the Megaro Ghyzi, a cultural center. Fira is full of art galleries, award-winning restaurants, chic cafes, cosy bars, nightclubs, traditional taverns and unique shopping. You can also take a cruise to Santorin’s smaller islands and volcanoes.
Relax and explore Santorini Day at leisure in one of the most romantic islands, Santorini.
Travel to Athens: Enjoy your last few morning hours in Santorini Island. According to ferry schedule, transfer to the port of Santorini to embark on the ferry for Athens. Upon arrival at Piraeus port, transfer to hotel in Athens City Center. Balance of the day at leisure and overnight stay in Athens.
Athens - Departure (B) After breakfast, free at own leisure until the time to be transferred to the airport for departure flight.