ATHENS – MYKONOS – SANTORINI 8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS

Day 01: Welcome to Athens!

Arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, at Athens. Our transfer will be waiting for you at the airport. After boarding our luxurious vehicle and transfer to the Hotel for check in and fresh up. Night City Tour at Athens wherein we come across Hadrian’s Arch Monument – part of a wall separating the old and new cities of Athens, Parthenon – an enduring symbol of western civilization and Royal Palace. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Athens. (lunch, dinner)

Day 02: Athens – Half day excursion to Delphi

Breakfast and today we will proceed to Delphi, here we walk the sacred way and visit Temple of Apollo, Delphi Museum, Delphi Theatre, and Temple of Anthena. Then we proceed back to Athens. In the evening we walk through Plaka- the oldest section of Athens. It has a village feel, with narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops selling jewellery, clothes and local ceramics. Overnight in Athens. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 03: Athens – Full day Argosaronic cruise

Early breakfast and today we will explore the famous Greek islands by Saronic Cruise. We will cover three of the most beautiful islands of Saronic Gulf, Aegina, Hydra and Poros. These islands are small havens near Athens, here we will enjoy natural beauty, historical treasures, unique architecture, and glamorous, yet romantic atmosphere. The island of Aegina is one of the most popular tourist destinations as it is the closest island to Athens. Even though the island small, it boasts a great number of sights and natural beauties, highlight of which is the famous Aphea Temple. It forms in fact an equilateral triangle with the Parthenon and the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, the so-called “holy triangle” of the antiquity. Second stop is Hydra island, which was built in the shape of an amphitheater on a slope overlooking the Argosaronic gulf, is one of the most romantic destinations in Greece. Traditional stone mansions, narrow cobblestoned streets, secluded squares and above all the banning of cars and the use of around 500 donkeys as means of public transportation, explain the reason why Hydra preserved its distinctive atmosphere through the passage of time. The town of Poros is built in the shape of an amphitheater over two hills. Poros with the lush pine trees vegetation, crystal clear beaches, a lively waterfront adorned with shops, cozy cafes and restaurants, a picturesque capital with grand traditional mansions and picturesque cobbled streets, as well as a wide selection of entertainment venues are the ingredients of this quiet, yet cosmopolitan, destination. Overnight in Athens. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 04: Athens – Mykonos walking tour

Early breakfast and transfer to Athens port to take the ferry to Mykonos island, on arrival we walk down the Mykonian history "alley", coastal paved road, Manto Square, where the famous monument of Manto Mavrogenous stands then we visit little Venice, five in a row windmills, which still stand proudly, Then we pass by Church of "Panagia Paraportiani". Transfer to Hotel for check in. Overnight in Mykonos. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 05: Mykonos-Santorini

Breakfast and transfer from the Hotel to the port to take the ferry to island of Santorini. Arrival in Santorini which is one of the most outstanding places in the world and transfer to the hotel. Free time for freshen up and walking tour in Fira. Overnight Santorini. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 06: Santorini – Island tour

Breakfast and we start our tour to the Center of the island and on the highest point where you will visit the hidden gems of the area. The first stop of the tour is the 16th century Monastery of Prophet Elias which was built on the highest point of the Island 550 meters above sea level. From there you will have a panoramic view of the whole island. After Prophet Elias we will continue to the village of Pyrgos, with its Cycladic architecture, Byzantine churches and a Venetian Castle. The village is one of the highest points of the Island and the View is amazing overlooking the North West part of Santorini and Megalochori. Next stop the traditional village of Oia which is on the northern tip of the island, high on the cliff top and Blue Dome of Santorini, Oia hosts the most magnificent views on Santorini and a picturesque road with cliffs on one side and sea on the other leads to this attractive village typical of Santorini’s architecture with houses sunk deep into the volcanic soil, their whitewashed walls and blue domes sparkling in the sunlight. After sunset transfer to dinner. Return to hotel, overnight. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 07: Santorini - Athens

Breakfast and today morning we visit Black Sand Beach. Then we proceed to Athens by flight. Overnight Athens. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 08: Athens – City tour – Acropolis - Acropolis Museum

Breakfast and today we enjoy City orientation tour of Athens. Then we visit Acropolis Site and Museum, Parthenon– The temple that dominates the hill of the Acropolis. Also known as an enduring symbol of western civilization. It’s time now to say goodbye to our travel companions and transfer to the airport for the departure flight.

Included:

• 4 nights at Athens at Hotel 4* with breakfast
• 1 nights at Mykonos at Hotel 4* with breakfast
• 2 nights at Santorini at Hotel 4* with breakfast
• Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos with high speed ferry at numbered economic seat
• Ferry ticket from Mykonos to Santorini with high speed ferry at numbered economic seat
• Air tickets from Santorini to Athens with luggage and hand luggage
• Private transfers and Guided tours as per itinerary
• Entrance fees at Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Delphi and Temple of Olympian Zeus
• 8 Lunches (1 of them is on board at Argosaronic Cruise)
• 7 Dinners
• Saronic Gulf Cruise with lunch on board

Not Included:

• Tips
• Accommodation tax for the Hotels which will be paid upon arrival by the guests at the reception at each Hotel
• Porterage service

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