Greek Island Escapade Small Group Journey

Book by April 30 and $300 per couple.

Book by April 30 and save $300 per couple on the package prices listed for departures between April 14 and October 20, 2018.

Ancient history, beautiful blue islands, Mediterranean cuisine—experience it all in a small group of fellow travelers. Explore Athens and see the Acropolis. Stroll through the cobbled streets of Mykonos, visit Delos and enjoy a glass of wine on the cliffside of Santorini with a panoramic view of the Aegean below. 

SMALL GROUP JOURNEY - Guaranteed departures English only tour with max. 20 participants. Scheduled departures - 12-day/11-night package visiting Athens, Mykonos, Santorini & Paros. Includes accommodation at first class hotels with breakfast daily, a welcome dinner, a farewell dinner, a BBQ lunch, arrival & departure transfers, tickets for fast ferries between Athens and Mykonos, between Mykonos and Santorini & between Santorini and Paros, a ticket to the Acropolis Museum in Athens, and guided sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Ferry boat or hydrofoil tickets
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Entrance fees

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Athens – Arrival

Upon arrival, you will bet met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you meet your tour host and fellow travelers for a welcome drink and dinner and a short briefing. (D)

First Class: Athenaeum Grand or similar hotels First Class Pre/Post Season: Athenaeum Grand or similar hotels

Day

2

Explore Athens

After breakfast, join your morning walking tour of Athens and visit some of the most important landmarks and sights of the historical center. See the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier, the National Gardens, The Anglican Church of St. Paul, Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the famous Plaka district, and the Acropolis. In the afternoon, consider joining an optional tour to Cape Sounion. (B)

First Class: Athenaeum Grand or similar hotels First Class Pre/Post Season: Athenaeum Grand or similar hotels

Day

3

Athens – Mykonos

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to board your ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

First Class: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels First Class Pre/Post Season: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels

Day

4

Mykonos – Delos

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Mykonos port to join your half-day excursion to the deserted island of Delos which is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Eastern Mediterranean. Upon return, you will be transferred back to your hotel. (B)

First Class: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels First Class Pre/Post Season: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels

Day

5

Mykonos at Leisure

Spend a day at leisure in Mykonos. Enjoy the beautiful beaches of the island or consider joining an optional tour. (B)

First Class: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels First Class Pre/Post Season: Porto Mykonos or similar hotels

Day

6

Mykonos – Santorini

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the port to board your ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the unique scenery this island has to offer. (B)

Day

7

Wine Tasting Day Trip

Spend the day sipping fine Greek wines, perfected over generations, while admiring works of art by both Greek and foreign artists in a winery dating back to 1861. Relax with a glass of your favorite vintage while taking in the panoramic views of Caldera and the volcanic islands. (B)

Day

8

Santorini at Leisure

Today, you will have a free day to explore Santorini on your own. You may want to visit the important archaeological site at Akrotiri. In the evening, enjoy your farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day

9

Santorini – Paros

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Santorini port to board your ferry to Paros. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a relaxing afternoon. (B)

Days

10 - 11

Paros at Leisure

Spend two days at leisure in Paros. We suggest that you hire a car and explore Paros on your own. The island has numerous beaches including the Golden Sand, Pounda, Logaras, and Piso Livadi Beaches. Some beaches are more popular than others. You can easily find your own private beach on the southeastern part of the island. (B)

Day

12

Paros – Return

You will be transferred to the Paros airport for your return flight home. (B)