13 Days / 12 Nights: Athens (2 nights), plus City Tour - Mykonos (3 nights) - Santorini (3 nights) - Crete (3 nights) - Athens (1 night)
Here is an excellent itinerary designed to include a good look at Athens, some quality time on the fabulous Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini, as well as a tantalizing peek at Crete! We say only a “peek,” as this island is so big and there is so much to see, that three days here is only a preview of this majestic island. On this visit, your time will be concentrated in and around the city of Heraklion, with so much to see and do, not to mention its superb coastline and beaches! With two days in Athens at the start of your program, and with one at the end, you'll have an opportunity to acquaint yourself with one of the oldest and most fascinating cities of Europe. If you're a museum-lover, you'll find yourself in heaven running from one museum to the next. Before you start to run, be sure to put the National Archaeological Museum at the top of your list!
Prices start from 925 € !!!
(does not include air tickets)
Day 1 Athens International Airport, Athens City
Arrival at Athens airport. Meet our representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to begin your exploration of this incredible city. We suggest that you begin with a stroll through the streets of the Plaka area, with dinner at a local, traditional taverna. Overnight Athens.
Day 2 Athens City
After breakfast, depart for a sightseeing tour of Athens which will introduce you to the most important sites of the city. This is an excellent introduction to the history and archaeology of Europe's oldest civilizationl. Your tour will include the famous Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Return to your hotel, with time for shopping in Monastiraki, on Ermou Street, or in the chic neighborhood of Kolonaki. Overnight Athens.
Day 3 Athens City, Athens International Airport, Mykonos (Island)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Mykonos. Arrival at Mykonos and transfer to Hotel. We suggest that you become acquainted with this amazing island by first exploring the tiny lanes and back streets of the town. You'll get lost, of course ... everybody does! Overnight Mykonos.
Days 4 - 5 Mykonos (Island)
Two full days at leisure. We suggest that you continue to enjoy and explore the most famous of the Cycladic Islands. Its rustic windmills, churches, whitewashed houses, beautiful beaches, and cosmopolitan air have made Mykonos the island of choice for the rich and famous of the world. Devote one of your mornings visiting the Sacred Island of Delos, then take time in the afternoon for a swim at one of the island's amazing beaches. Nude sunbathing is permitted at Super Paradise, and the beach of Kalafatis has organized water sports. 2 overnights Mykonos.
Day 6 Mykonos (Island), Santorini (Island)
After breakfast, transfer to the port for your ferry or highspeed departure to Santorini. Arrival at Santorini and transfer to your Hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure to explore the main town of Fira, to walk along the rim of the caldera, and to experience your first Santorini sunset. Overnight Santorini.
Days 7 - 8 Santorini (Island)
Two full days at leisure. Enjoy a swim at the colorful black or red beaches, created by the eruption of the volcano during ancient times. Don't miss visiting the traditional village of Oia to enjoy the magnificent sunset that has christened Santorini the most romantic island of the world. Or, spend your day taking our tour to the volcano and swim in the hot sulphur springs. 2 overnights Santorini.
Day 9 Santorini (Island), Crete/Heraklion (Island)
After breakfast, meet our representative and transfer to the port of Santorini for your ferry or highspeed departure to Crete. Upon arrival, meet our representative and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this exciting, vibrant. Overnight Crete.
Days 10 - 11 Crete/Heraklion (Island)
Two full days at leisure. Crete is the largest of all the Greek Islands. With its high mountains and beautiful sandy beaches, Crete offers an ideal vacation venue for everyone at any age. Take a tour to the Palace of Knossos; visit the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion, or drive to the interior of the island and explore the magnificent natural landscape. 2 overnights Crete.
Day 12 Heraklion (Prefecture), Athens International Airport, Athens City
After breakfast, meet our representative and transfer to the airport for your domestic flight back to Athens. Upon arrival, meet our representative and transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure for relaxing, sightseeing, and last-minute shopping. Overnight Athens.
Day 13 Athens City, Athens International Airport
After breakfast, meet our representative and transfer to the Athens International Airport for your international departure.
For prices please contact our Agency using our Request Form. All prices will be given in Euros, per person in double occupancy and will include:
Half-Day Athens Sightseeing tour
English-Speaking Guide & Air-Conditioned Motor Coaches
Entrance Fees to all places visited
Air Tickets Athens/Mykonos and Crete/Athens
Ferry or Highspeed Tickets Mykonos/Santorini and Santorini/Crete
All transfers as per itinerary
Hotel taxes, service charges
Supplement for single occupancy: +50%
* All tours are operated by a Tour Organizing Company.
This itinerary can also be designed in reverse order.
Any excursion suggested in this itinerary can be pre-booked at any time prior to the start of your holiday.
If you don't find an itinerary that is exactly what you need and have in mind (both in terms of length and of destinations included), then choose the one(s) that are closest to your wishes and contact us by email. The itinerary that you choose will form the basis of our email correspondence. Any change or substitution is possible, and our aim is always to best fit your needs!