Athens and the Cyclades

Athens – Mykonos – Naxos – Santorini – Crete

Welcome to Greece! Upon arrival, a private driver will pick you up and take you to your accommodation. You will have the day to explore the beautiful capital city at your leisure.

Overnight in Athens

Athens is packed with historical sites and tempting cafes that you won’t want to miss. After breakfast, you will go on a panoramic tour of Athens. This afternoon you will take a guided food tour of the Plaka, or Old Town, to sample some of the local delicacies. The evening will be at your leisure.

Overnight in Athens

After breakfast, you should head to the Acropolis where you will get to see the Parthenon and some breathtaking city views. We recommend spending the rest of your day sightseeing and experiencing some of the numerous museums.

Overnight in Athens

Once you have enjoyed breakfast a private driver will pick you up and take you to the airport departures hall where you will catch a 40-minute flight to Mykonos. Once you arrive, another private driver will take you to your accommodation. You will have the afternoon to explore this stunning island as you wish.

Overnight on Mykonos

There is so much relaxation and history that comes from these islands. Mykonos has so much to see from sightseeing on land to water. Spend the day exploring one of Mykonos’ numerous towns, the Mykonos windmills, or the most photographed church in the world, Paraportiani Church. Whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong.

Overnight on Mykonos

After breakfast, a private driver will pick you up and take you to the port where you will take a ferry to Naxos. A private driver will pick you up from that port and to your accommodation. You will have the afternoon to explore at your leisure.

Overnight on Naxos

Naxos is full of picturesque landscapes and historical monuments. Today you will be able to sightsee as you wish and perhaps indulge in a guided olive oil tasting tour. Overnight on Naxos
The journey from Naxos to Santorini is about a two-hour ferry ride. A private driver will take you to and from your accommodations to the port of departure and arrival. Once in Santorini you can check into your hotel and explore the town. Overnight on Santorini
Santorini is known for its amazing Greek food and romantic aesthetic. Visiting the village of Oia is a must whether you choose to see it as a daytime hike or view at night time sunset. You have the day to experience this city and we definitely recommend taking some time to relax and take in the views of the caldera. Overnight on Santorini
There are numerous ways to spend the day sightseeing on the island. You can spend the day wine tasting and vineyard tours, horseback riding on the beach, or in the volcanic hot springs. Your destination specialist can help you choose what to spend your day doing. Overnight on Santorini
Onto your final destination, Crete! A private driver will take you to the port to get a 2-hour ferry ride to Crete. Once you have arrived a private driver will pick you up and take you to your accommodation. Enjoy the day in this new destination by exploring it at your own pace. Overnight on Crete
Crete is the largest of the Cyclades so there is so much to see and do. We recommend a tour of the Palace of Knossos. Believed to have first been settled in approx 7000 bc, the famous palace was once the central location for the political and celebratory life of the Minoan people. Now, it’s the best-preserved Bronze-Age archeological site on the island. Your destination specialist can arrange a tour and transportation to this spectacular relic of times past. Overnight on Crete
Today can be another day exploring this large island or a day on the water. You can take a guided sailing tour around the island. Overnight on Crete
After breakfast, a private driver will take you to the airport departures hall for your return flight home.
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Highlights:
  • 13 nights accommodation; 4* or higher
  • Breakfast daily, exclusive of arrival day
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Transportation between destinations
  • Optional travel protection
  • Optional tours and activities including:
    • Guided panoramic Athens tour
    • Olive Oil tasting tour
    • Guided hike to Oia
    • Wine tasting and vineyard tours
    • Horseback riding on the beach
    • Volcano hot springs
    • Pottery class
    • Visit the Palace of Knossos
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