Athens Rhodes Santorini Mykonos 12 days vacation package.
With this tour, you visit the most cosmopolitan islands of Greece and a beach city, Marmaris in Turkey with a day trip. Enjoy the sun and the sea in the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
This tour is 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 – 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.
A day at leisure in Rhodes, the beautiful island of Roses. Situated in the southeast 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 nightspots 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.
Departure in the morning for a full day trip to Marmaris, one of the biggest tourist attractions on the west coast of Turkey. A visit to the famous Marmaris bazaar will take you to the colourful oriental atmosphere, where you will have the opportunity to go shopping and try local cuisine and traditional Turkish sweets.
DAY 6: RHODES – 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
A 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 that 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 cliff, is at the top of the beautiful island where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay. Discover Santorini villages that retain their authenticity, with beautiful blue and white buildings and barren volcanic rocks. It is a very fascinating and picturesque island. A magical place that has nothing to do with the rest of the Greek islands, a place to spread the peaceful and hospitable nature of its people.
Not to miss the sunset from the Caldera nor the Greek and Mediterranean food in the island’s restaurants and taverns.
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 the Vlyhada marina.
Transfer to your hotel
DAY 9: 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 a 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 11: 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 12: ATHENS – AIRPORT
At the indicated time according to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
STARTING POINT: Athens Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, April to October
TRAVEL PLAN: 12 DAYS/ 11 nights
* 3 nights accommodation in Athens
* 3 nights accommodation in Rhodes
* 3 nights accommodation in Santorini
* 2 nights accommodation in Mykonos
* Half day city tour of Athens
* Full day boat trip to Marmaris (Turkey)
* Half day cruise to the volcano in Santorini, on a traditional sailboat
* Air tickets Athens – Rhodes
* Ferry tickets Rhodes – Santorini- Mykonos – Piraeus
* All transfers as per itinerary
* Daily breakfast
* Government hotel taxes
* A 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.