ATHENS - MYKONOS AND SANTORINI ISLANDS
ISLAND HOPPING TO THE MOST POPULAR GREEK ISLANDS
Athens sightseeing and Island hopping to the most popular Greek islands.
Mykonos island, the most famous cosmopolitan island of Greece, famous for its fantastic beaches and its night life. Stroll around its narrow marble streets and admire the whitewashed cubic houses with colorful doors, bougainvillea trees in purple bloom; along the lovely waterfront with the fleet of fishing boats casting colorful reflections in the azure waters and the waterfront cafes in Little Venice. Admire the view of the quaint windmills standing imposingly on the hillside above and the island’s hidden churches.
Santorini island, the volcano island famous for its Fira, Oia, Imerovigli and Firostefani villages with the breathtaking Caldera views and the unigue sunset. Santorini island is also known as a culinary paradise with its famous traditional products like cherry tomatoes, white egg plants, fava, caper and “hloró tyrí”, a special kind of fresh goat cheese found on the island and the vast vineyards and wineries with the extremely high quality wines such as Assyrtiko, Athyri, Aidani, Mantilaria and Mavrotragano . Also it is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway and wedding destination for couples from all over the world.
Tour Code: AMS_01
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Season: All the year round
Location: Athens ,Mykonos and Santorini islands
Style: Island hopping – History – Photography
- Athens sightseeing with Acropolis and museum.
- Mykonos island
- Santorini island
- Luxury bus or minivan
- Experienced En speaking driver
- Hotels 3*, 4*, 5* or traditional guesthouses
- Meals Breakfast(B,_,_)
- Entrance fees to archeological sites and museums
- Official En speaking local guides
- Ferry tickets to Mykonos and Santorini
- Meet & Greet on the arrival at the airport
- Flight ticket (Domestic flight tickets upon request)
- Accommodation tax (0.5€ per day per room for guesthouses -1.5€ per day per room for 3* hotels – 3€ per day per room for 4* hotels – 4€ per day per room for 5* hotels) paid directly by the clients to hotel.
*All packages are flexible and dynamic for any changes according to any personal needs and desires upon request.
Shorter tours based on above itinerary can be:
1) Tour 7d /6n – Days: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
2) Tour 6d /5n – Days: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8.
Conduct us for more available packages in the area.
Day 1: Athens arrival (_,_,D)
Arrival to Athens. Meet our staff at the airport. Transfer to your hotel. In the evening walk at Plaka, Athens old town and Monastiraki area. Dinner at a local tavern with souvlaki and shish kebab dishes.
Day 2: Athens city tour (B,_,_)
Athens sightseeing tour, Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus st, you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and you will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Then Acropolis, the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens, Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and finally Parthenon, a place any civilized person has to visit. We complete the visit with the Museum of Acropolis.
Day 3: Delphi Excursion. (B,_,_)
Morning drive to Delphi. Guided tour to Delphi archeological site and museum. Delphi city considered by the ancients Greeks to be the center (omphalos= navel) of the world and a religious center. We’ll see the archeological site, Temple of Apollo, Theater, Market, the famous Omphalos(= navel of the earth), and finally the Delphi Museum with the amazing sculptures. At Delphi oracle, you might also get Pythia’s foretold for your future and the future of the world, as it had happened to many Kings and Emperors in the past Even Alexander the Great got her foretold before conquering the known in those days world. Continue to visit the traditional village of Arachova before drive back to Athens for overnight
Day 4: Piraeus – Mykonos (B,_,_)
Morning drive to Piraeus port. Get the ferry to Mykonos, the cosmopolitan island with the bright sunshine, the amazing sandy beaches and the lazy holiday atmosphere. Free afternoon to explore Mykonos, famous for the night life with many pubs, disco, café shops and taverns. Walk to Little Venice for a coffee before you go to a famous disco of the island to have a long night.
Day 5: Mykonos Island (B,_,_)
Today party the day in one of Mykonos famous beaches (Paradise, Super Paradise) OR take an organized boat tour (4hrs) to ancient Delos sanctuary, birthplace of gods Apollo and Artemis. A half-hour boat trip takes you to Delos island for a guided tour (closed on Mondays). Your guide shows you the ancient temples, mosaic floor villas, the famous Delos Lions, the amphitheater and much more. Delos island was the center and the natural meeting-ground for the Delian League (478 BC). An association of Greek city-states, under the leadership of Athens.
Day 6: Santorini island (B,_,_)
Head towards Santorini Island by high-speed boat (09:50-12:00) this morning. Santorini is the most famous island of Greece thanks to its breathtaking beauty. Most villages of Santorini are built on the edge of the huge cliffs, offering amazing sea views and fantastic sunsets. Upon arrival transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is free at leisure. OPTIONAL HD cruise to Volcano (visit the crater) – Hot springs (swimming). Cruise; Morning 11.00 – 14.00, afternoon 14.00 – 17.00 hrs.
Day 7: Santorini Island (B,_,_)
Relax day OR take a FD Santorini sightseeing (9 hrs) bus tour. Spend a full day discovering Santorini’s ancient history, local culture, and famous views on this great-value highlights tour. Explore the Minoan archaeological site at Akrotiri, swim at the black-sand Perissa beach, and observe traditional island life in the village of Megalochori. You’ll also take in panoramic views from Prophet Elias Monastery, sip volcanic varietals at a winery, and finish the day with an unforgettable sunset from Oia village.
Day 8: Santorini- Departure (B,_,_)
Morning transfer to Santorini airport for your flight to Athens airport to get your connection flight to your next destination.