Package holidays to Greece
Once you arrive in Athens you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder day is free to rest.
DAY 2 - Athens Tour / Acropolis
Enjoy a tour of Athens combining many of the city's principal modern and classical sights such as Constitution Square Syntagma square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. At the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and finally the beautiful Parthenon. End the tour by visiting the new Acropolis museum where all remaining treasures from the Parthenon and the Golden age of Greece are hosted! Your afternoon is free to explore the Plaka (old Athens section), Ermou Square for shopping and a taste of a Greek Souvlaki and Monastiraki flea market.
DAY 3, 4, 5 - Mykonos
Transfer from hotel to the airport and fly to the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos where you are transferred to your hotel. Enjoy 3 days on this Cycladic island known for its great night life, beautiful beaches of Elia, Paradise, Super Paradise, Psarou and the town’s Cycladic architecture. Walk through the narrow alleyways in Mykonos town and visit beautiful churches and the famous windmills. Take an optional cruise tour to the island of Delos the sacred island of Apollo one of the most important historical and archaeological sites in Greece.
DAY 6, 7, 8 - Santorini
Board the hydrofoil or ferry boat from Mykonos to Santorini. Upon arrival at the pier you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy 3 days at this scenic volcanic island with its breathtaking views and white washed houses draped along the high cliffs of Santorini's dramatic "Caldera". Take postcard pictures while walking through the villages of Oia and Fira, Firostefani and Imerovigli. Visit the red and black beaches and the numerous villages outside the Caldera such as Perissa, Perivolos and Pirgos. Visit any of the 12 volcanic wineries sampling a variety of whites and reds along with local cheeses and Santorini’s famous tomato paste.
HIGHLIGHT: Sail on a luxurious catamaran ship with Captain Ted. A Greek/American (from New Jersey) who's been living in Santorini for a few years, now owning 3 beautiful catamaran ships and doing daily excursions to the Active Volcano & the Hot Springs. You can swim, snorkel and enjoy delicious gourmet meals on-board. Cooking classes could be arranged as well. We can offer this catamaran experience as a regular tour or a private tour!
DAY 9 - USA
Transfer from the hotel in Santorini to the airport for your early morning flight back to the USA.
DAY 9, 10, 11, 12 - CRETE
Crete is the largest island of Greece. A rich blend of mythology, archaeology and history, combined with the unparalleled beauty of the landscape, the people, and its traditions, make Crete one of the most seductive hideaways for today’s travelers. The remains of Minoan palaces such as Knossos Palace, Byzantine churches, the birthplace of God Zeus, Venetian buildings, beautiful beaches and the famous Mediterranean diet are a wonderful treat for you to explore the beautiful island of Crete. (See below for more details on Crete itinerary.)
4*s – Hera Hotel - Conveniently located right at the foot of the Acropolis hill, the new Acropolis Museum and next to the interconnected archeological sites. Hera Hotel offers a unique opportunity to the visitor to enjoy an excellent stay at the hotel, right into the heart of the old Athens and to traverse through ancient times by strolling through the historic center of the city.