Greek Island Escapade Small Group Journey

Book by February 28 and $300 per couple.

Book by February 28 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 - 9-day/8-night package visiting Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. Includes accommodation at first class or deluxe hotels with breakfast daily, a welcome dinner, a farewell dinner, arrival & departure transfers, tickets for fast ferries between Athens and Mykonos & between Mykonos and Santorini, 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

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)

Deluxe: Electra Metropolis First Class: Athenaeum Grand

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)

Deluxe: Electra Metropolis First Class: Athenaeum Grand

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)

Deluxe: Boheme Mykonos First Class: Porto Mykonos

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)

Deluxe: Boheme Mykonos First Class: Porto Mykonos

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)

Deluxe: Boheme Mykonos First Class: Porto Mykonos

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)

Deluxe: Above Blue Suites First Class: Santorini Palace

Day

7

Santorini Wine

Today, join a half-day wine tour of Santorini. Canava Roussos, the oldest winery on Santorini, was founded in 1836 to produce high quality aged wines. Decades of experience have passed from generation to generation so that, with consistency, continuity, and absolute respect, expression is given to the island's art of wine-making. Art Space Winery hosts important artwork by Greek and foreign artists in the old winery dating back to 1861.In its endeavor to continue the winemaking tradition, Art Space includes in its premises a modern winery offering renowned products of high quality. Venetsanos winery is located in the most breathtaking location, offering incredible vistas over the Caldera and volcanic islands. First built in 1947, the buildings have recently been revamped, offering the visitor the chance to discover the history and tradition as well as the new wine making techniques. (B)

Deluxe: Above Blue Suites First Class: Santorini Palace

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)

Deluxe: Above Blue Suites First Class: Santorini Palace

Day

9

Santorini – Return

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Santorini airport for your return flight home. You may wish to extend your holiday on the beautiful island of Paros. (B)