Greek Island Escapade Small Group Journey

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  • Greek Island Escapade 3
  • Greek Island Escapade and Paros 2
  • Greek Island Escapade and Paros 11
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  • Greek Island Escapade 11
  • Greek Island Escapade 2
  • Greek Island Escapade 1
  • Greek Island Escapade 2
  • Greek Island Escapade 3
  • Greek Island Escapade and Paros 2
  • Greek Island Escapade and Paros 11
  • Greek Island Escapade 1
  • Greek Island Escapade 4
  • Greek Island Escapade 5
  • Greek Island Escapade 6
  • Greek Island Escapade 8
  • Greek Island Escapade 9
  • Greek Island Escapade 11
  • Greek Island Escapade 2
  • Greek Island Escapade 1
  • Greek Island Escapade 2

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 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 per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Ferry or hydrofoil tickets
  • Travel funds escrow protection program
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities

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)

Superior First Class: Royal Olympic 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)

Superior First Class: Royal Olympic or similar hotels

Day

3

Athens – Mykonos

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

Superior First Class: 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)

Superior First Class: 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)

Superior First Class: 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

Explore Santorini in One Day

Start your Journey with a short photo stop at the famous Volcanic Red Beach, well known for the unique color of the sand, its soaring red lava cliffs and green clean waters. Then visit Akrotiri Excavations, buried and preserved by the volcanic ash of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in human history. Then you will enjoy some free time for lunch (not included)at Perissa beach, one of the longest black sandy beaches of the Cyclades. Our next stop will be Emporios Village one of the oldest and most traditional villages in Santorini. Then you will enjoy a wine tasting and learn about one of the oldest vineyards in Europe. The tour continues with a visit of Profitis Ilias mountain. At the end of the tour you will have some free time in order to enjoy the legendary sunset at the popular village of Oia. (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 – 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)