Athens Santorini Volcano Cruise Mykonos 8 days
Famous Mykonos, beautiful Santorini, always-trendy Athens!
See Acropolis and its Museum and continue to Mykonos to enjoy the sea, the sun and the nightlife. On Santorini swim in the black sandy beaches during the half-day Volcano Cruise and admire the sunset from the Caldera in Fira town.
DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. The balance of the day at leisure.
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop).
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, theNational Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content.
DAY 3: ATHENS – SANTORINI
Early morning transfer to the pier of Piraeus to board the ferryboat to Santorini.
We go along the Athens Riviera in the Saronic Gulf to the south end of Attica passing close to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion. Look around the ship, enjoy the sun on the decks and the services on board.
Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Today enjoy a half day cruise to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera, the Hot Springs with the green and yellow waters (with free time for swimming) and the island of Thirassia.
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Vlyhada marina.
Orientation with the boat and sailing on the south coast of the island.
We will pass near the red and white beaches and continue sailing the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea to the Caldera. Near the Nea Kameni (volcano island) we will see the old port and then go to Palea Kameni and Thirasia. We will see the hot springs with green and yellow waters and have time for swimming here or in another place depending on the season of the year.
We continue sailing below Imerovigli, Firostefani and Fira towns and will arrive in Vlyhada marina.
Transfer to your hotel
DAY 5: SANTORINI – MYKONOS
Morning transfer to the port to board the ferryboat to Mykonos. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
A day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, sea & the beauties of this unique island.
Mykonos is known around the world as the Ibiza of the Aegean, the most popular destination of the Mediterranean. An international “jet-set” known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible nightlife. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great nightlife. It’s easy to get lost in its maze of gleaming white walls dotted with blue domes and windows and balconies full of flowers. Have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars and promise to return for longer stay and more experiences.
Do not miss the visit to the shrine of Delos in honour of the Greek god Apollo,
DAY 7: MYKONOS – ATHENS
Morning transfer to the port to embark the ferryboat back to Piraeus. Upon your arrival, transfer to your selected hotel.
DAY 8: ATHENS – AIRPORT
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
STARTING POINT: Athens, daily April to October
TRAVEL PLAN: 8 DAYS/ 7 nights
* 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Mykonos
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
* Half day Athens sightseeing tour
* Ferry boat tickets Piraeus – Santorini – Mykonos – Piraeus
* Half day Santorini Volcano cruise
* Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
* All transfers as mentioned
* Daily breakfast
* Government hotel taxes
Special overnight tax of €4 for 5* hotels, €3 for 4* hotels, €1,5 for 3* hotels and €0,5 for 2* hotels per person per night to be paid by clients directly to the hotels