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Greece A Taste of the Greek Islands

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The perfect blend of culture, islands, food and relaxation. This is just the taster - so that you will come back wanting more. And who could possibly refuse a second serving of the very satisfying Mediterranean way of life! Begin with a walk back through thousands of years of history along the cobblestone lanes of magnificent Athens. Journey to Mykonos, Santorini and Crete ...

The perfect blend of culture, islands, food and relaxation. This is just the taster - so that you will come back wanting more. And who could possibly refuse a second serving of the very satisfying Mediterranean way of life! Begin with a walk back through thousands of years of history along the cobblestone lanes of magnificent Athens. Journey to Mykonos, Santorini and Crete for sand soft as silk, legendary nightlife and local cuisine. Surrender and be dazzled by whitewashed sugar houses, hilltop windmills, endless sunshinecrystal clear waters of the Aegean.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Island
    Island
  • City
    City
  • Arts and crafts
    Arts and crafts
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Athens

Welcome to Europe's historic capital!

• Arrive at Athens Airport, meet with our representative and transfer to your hotel
• Depending on the time of your arrival you may begin surveying the charming landscapes and get a first glimpse of the city

Accommodation in Athens

Visited:
Athens

Day 2: Transfer to Mykonos island

• Transfer to Piraeus, the main port of Athens and embark on the Blue Star Ferries boat to Mykonos (5h) 
• Arrive in Mykonos port and be welcomed by our representative
• Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is yours
• Discover pristine beaches by day and Indulge in world class nightlife and entertainment once the sun sets

Accommodation in Mykonos

Visited:
Mykonos

Day 3: Mykonos discovery

• Begin discovering by wandering past the whitewashed sugar houses, lovely churches, cobbled streets, hilltop windmills and Mykonos most beautiful quarter, Little Venice
• Head south and you will find sand soft as silk, crystal clear water, buzzing beach bars and water sports 
• Escape the party crowds and take a half day boat trip and guided tour of Delos in the morning, a tiny island where the legend of Apollo was born 
• The rest of the afternoon is for you to spend as you wish
Accommodation in Mykonos

Visited:
Mykonos

Day 4: Santorini island

• Morning transfer to the port of Mykonos and embark on the Sea Jet Ferries hydrofoil to Santorini (2h)
• Arrive in Santorini, be welcomed by our representative and transfer to your hotel
• Frequently among the best destinations in the world, Santorini is truly magnificent. Famous for its impressive underwater volcanic crater, picture perfect villages clinging to hillsides overlooking the sea, and romantic sunsets, no length of time here is enough

Accommodation in Santorini

Visited:
Mykonos Santorini

Day 5: Santorini discovery

Oia and Fira...

•Spend the day exploring Oia and Fira. The medieval villages cling to seaside cliffs and offer magnificent views
• Tour the Thira Volcano by boat from the old port of Fira
• For a beach fix, head south to Kamari and Perissa, the famous black sand beaches
• Sample local cuisine while taking in the sunset in charming Oia

Accommodation in Santorini

Visited:
Santorini

Day 6: Transfer to Crete island

• Enjoy a morning of leisure before transferring to the port of Santorini in the late afternoon to embark on the hydrofoil to Crete (1h30)
• Arrive at the buzzing Heraklion port, be welcomed by our representative and transfer to your hotel
• Settle in for the evening or go explore for a first glimpse of Crete


Accommodation in Heraklion

Visited:
Santorini Crete

Day 7: Heraklion and Chania

• Travelers seeking a vivid nightlight will gravitate towards Malia, Hersonissos and Stalida. The rest of the peninsula is better suited for families as the beaches are calm, relaxing and lined with restaurants
• Visit impressive sites such as the 1200 room Minoan Palace of Knossos, the Caves of MatalaMedieval castles, and the Byzantine monasteries. Traditional “panigiria” markets are organized during the summer months
• Transfer to Chania for a more traditional experience stocked full of small seaside villages and secluded beaches. A walk through the old town is like a walk back in time

Accommodation in Chania

Visited:
Crete Heraklion Chania

Day 8: Chania Discovery

Discover at your own pace...

• Visit Chania town for characteristic Venetian, Turkish and traditional architecture
• The most impressive beaches are Balos, Elafonissi and Falassarna
Hike the Samaria Gorge, one of the largest in Europe! 17 km of impressive landscapes, rare species of flora and fauna and one abandoned village await

Accommodation in Chania

Visited:
Chania

Day 9: Transfer back to Athens

• Spend the morning discovering more of the many beauties of the island
• Afternoon transfer to Chania Airport to board the flight back to Athens (1h)
• Arrive in Athens, be welcomed by our representative and transfer to your hotel
• Enjoy an evening of leisure

Accommodation in Athens

Visited:
Chania Athens

Day 10: Departure

• Depending on the time of your departure you may have time to enjoy the city a bit more
• Transfer to Athens Airport for departure
• Get on the flight home wondering if it was real or just a dream...

Visited:
Athens

Athens Mykonos Santorini Crete Heraklion Chania

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,650 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax 3 pax
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during April $1,650 $1,430
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during Mai $1,730 $1,530
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during June $1,810 $1,630
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during July $2,090 $1,840
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during August $2,090 $1,840
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during September $2,030 $1,780
Price per person in 3 stars hotel during October $1,660 $1,480
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during April $1,840 $1,620
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during Mai $2,100 $1,790
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during June $2,220 $1,930
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during July $2,630 $2,270
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during August $2,660 $2,270
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during September $2,320 $2,010
Price per person in 4 stars hotel during October $2,020 $1,740

Included in price:

  • Tariff per person in euros
  • All land transfer mentioned in the itinerary
  • Hotel category according to your choice
  • 9 nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis: 1 night in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos, 2 nights in Santorini, 1 night in Heraklion, 2 nights in Chania, 1 night in Athens
  • Ferry Tickets, economy class
  • Flight Ticket: Chania-Athens
  • Port Charges
  • 24/7 emergency phone number
  • Printed Material
  • Notes: 5 star hotels are not open on April and on October in Mykonos. In the 5star hotel category, we offer accommodation in 4st
  • Breakfast Included at your hotel

Not included in price:

  • Proposed excursions (in option)
  • Guides
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums
  • Overnight taxes in the hotels : 4 euros per room/per night in 5*star hotels, 3 euros per room/per night in 4*star hotels,
  • 1,5 euros per room/per night in 3*star hotels

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