Rhodes Crete Santorini Mykonos holiday package. Visit the most famous Greek islands, admire the sandy beaches, enjoy the sea and the sun and the clear deep blue waters of the Aegean sea. Taste real Greek and Mediterranean food.
DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. 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 (shortstop).
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 – MYKONOS
Early morning transfer to the pier of Piraeus to board the ferryboat to Mykonos.
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.
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 night life. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great night life. 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, which can be reached after a delightful boat ride.
DAY 5: MYKONOS – SANTORINI
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port in order to embark the ferry boat to Santorini. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Day at leisure to enjoy the beach and know better this unique island. One of the jewels of small volcanic archipelagos five islands is undoubtedly Santorini. Santorini was created due to a volcanic eruption culminated in the explosion of a volcano caldera, therefore, its rugged landscapes dotted with huge cliffs.
Santorini’s capital, Fira, with white-washed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes that cling to a steep cliff, is at the top of the beautiful island where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay.
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 7: SANTORINI – CRETE
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port in order to embark the ferryboat to Heraklion (Crete). Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Day at leisure to explore this beautiful island, the largest of the Greek islands. Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Elounda, Rethymno and the Gorge of Samaria are only few of Crete’s attractions. Archaeological treasures, magnificent ruins and museums, glorious beaches and fabulous restaurants make Crete a complete vacation spot.
DAY 9: CRETE – RHODES
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Rhodes. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day at leisure in Rhodes, the beautiful island of Roses. Situated in the south east part of the Mediterranean Sea, Rhodes is a highly tourist oriented place, offering its visitors a combination of great history, marvellous beaches, a variety of great night spots and fascinating duty free shopping. Above all you should not miss the opportunity to visit the Old Medieval town and the Castle of the Knights.
Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Historical sites on the island of Rhodes include also the Acropolis of Lindos, the Acropolis of Rhodes with the Temple of Pythian Apollo and an ancient theatre and stadium, ancient Ialysos, ancient Kamiros, Kahal Shalom Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter, the Archaeological Museum, the ruins of the castle of Monolithos, the castle of Kritinia, St. Catherine Hospice and Rhodes Footbridge.
DAY 11: RHODES – ATHENS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Athens. Upon your arrival in Athens airport please check in at your hotel “Sofitel Athens Airport” situated just across the street on the arrivals hall, inside the airport.
DAY 12: ATHENS – AIRPORT
According to your departure time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
STARTING POINT: Athens, daily April to October
TRAVEL PLAN: 12 DAYS/ 11 nights
* 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Mykonos
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Crete
* 2 nights hotel accommodation in Rhodes
* Half day Athens sightseeing tour
* Half day Santorini Volcano Cruise
* Ferry tickets Piraeus – Mykonos – Santorini – Crete
* Air tickets Crete – Rhodes – Athens
* Daily breakfast
* All transfers as mentioned
* 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