Athens and three famous islands in just 10 days. Discover the volcanic island of Milos with the exotic beaches. Enjoy a cruise in the volcano and admire the best sunset of the world in Santorini. Lay down on the famous beaches of Mykonos during the day and taste the unique nightlife of this world known island.
DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel in Athens. 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 (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.
Afternoon free to visit Plaka (The old Athens city) with lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and taverns.
DAY 3: ATHENS – MILOS
Early morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark the ferryboat to Milos. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel
A free day in Milos. Milos is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group.
The island is famous for the statue of Aphrodite (the “Venus de Milo”, now in the Louvre), and also for statues of the Greek god Asclepius (now in the British Museum)
Milos was a source of obsidian (natural glass used for razor sharp “stone tools”) during the Neolithic ages for the Aegean and Mediterranean as early as 13,000 years ago.
There are about 70 beaches on Milos Island. Also an interesting Archaeological Museum.
DAY 5: MILOS – SANTORINI
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Santorini. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your 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 7: SANTORINI – MYKONOS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Mykonos. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your 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, which can be reached after a delightful boat ride.
DAY 9: MYKONOS – ATHENS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Piraeus. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens
DAY 10: 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: 10 DAYS/ 9 nights
3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
2 nights hotel accommodation in Milos
2 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
2 nights hotel accommodation in Mykonos
Half day Athens sightseeing tour
Ferryboat tickets Piraeus – Milos – Santorini – Mykonos – Piraeus
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 in Greece.