Deluxe Grecian Jewels
The grandeur of Athens, the glamour of Mykonos, the splendor of Santorini: discover the highlights of Greece on this luxurious vacation. Explore the rich history of Athens and the character of its lively neighborhoods before sailing to the islands. Relax on sun-kissed beaches, swim in crystal-clear water, savor delicious Greek food and wine, and enjoy the spectacular sunsets and legendary beauty of Mykonos and Santorini.Departs daily - 9 days/8 nights deluxe package with selected luxury or boutique hotel accommodations, breakfast daily, private transfers, Private and Small Group Sightseeing tours, Hydrofoil Tickets.
- Transfers per itinerary
- Hotels per itinerary or similar
- Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Ferry or hydrofoil tickets
- Travel funds escrow protection program
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
- Customary tips and gratuities
Arrival - Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, meet the representative and transfer to your hotel in a private car. The rest of the day is free to rest, get acclimated, and begin exploring Athens.
Begin your day with a private sightseeing tour of Athens. See the rich history of the city reflected in its architecture and landmarks, from the iconic ancient Acropolis to the Panathenian Stadium that served as the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of Athens, such as the charming neighborhood of Plaka or bustling Monastiraki Square.
Athens - Mykonos
Transfer from your hotel to the port in a private car and board the hydrofoil to Mykonos. Upon arrival in Mykonos, transfer to your hotel in a private car. The rest of the day is free to settle in and enjoy the afternoon and evening on the island of Mykonos.
Set sail today and discover the beautiful Cyclades Islands the way they were meant to be seen – from the water! Savor the sun and sea with a full-day yacht cruise across the turquoise Aegean to the uninhabited islands of Rhenia and Delos, stopping to swim and snorkel at a pristine beach cove and enjoying a light Greek lunch and refreshing drinks on board.
Discover the flavors of this sophisticated, trendy island with a half-day walking food tour. Your expert guide will take you through the sun-drenched streets of Chora to visit historic landmarks and downtown hot spots as well as hidden culinary gems, from pastry shops and workshops to a 17th century underground bakery. Sample local delicacies as you learn about the history of the island.
Mykonos - Santorini
Depart Mykonos for Santorini this morning. Transfer from your hotel to the port in a private care and board the hydrofoil to Santorini. Upon arrival in Mykonos, transfer to your hotel in a private car and spend the rest of the day getting to know Santorini and watching your first legendary Santorini sunset.
Spend your day aboard a luxury catamaran sailing the waters around Santorini. Stop at volcanic hot springs for a dip in the mineral-rich hot springs or healing volcanic mud bath. Sail past one of the oldest lighthouses in Greece to the stunning Red Beach where deep blue waves contrast with a dramatic red sand beach and then to the White Beach, with towering white cliffs form a quiet cove around turquoise waters. Swim, relax, and enjoy a traditional Greek barbecue lunch under the warm Mediterranean sun.
Today is a day to indulge as you journey through the exquisite tastes of Greece with a tour of Santorini’s wine roads. Visit local wineries throughout the island, sample their wares, and learn about Santorini’s 3,000 year old tradition of winemaking.
Santorini - Departure
Say “Ta léme argótera” to Greece as you transfer to the airport in a private car for your return flight.