Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Athens and the Greek Islands, combining remarkable archaeological sites, magnificent beaches, whitewashed villages, scrumptious food, and great shopping! In Athens – pay tribute to the Acropolis. In Mykonos – stroll through the whitewashed houses and the narrow alleyways and beautiful paradise beaches. In Santorini – enjoy magnificent views and whitewashed houses perched on the edge of the cliff overlooking the Aegean sea.
Experience Greek culinary delights while onboard a luxurious catamaran boat sailing around the island, visiting the active volcano and the hot springs and ending your trip with a magnificent view of the sunset.
July 17 Afternoon
Mykonos Town Private Walking Tour (approx. 3 hours) $50.00
The Archaeological Museum and the Remezzo club (where the entrance of the old town is), close to the old port, is the starting point of the walking tour.
Walking down the coastal paved road, you will pass Manto Square, where the famous monument of Manto Mavrogenous stands, a Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence. Right after you will head down the famous Matogianni area, where you will find clothing and footwear shops of famous fashion brands and you will see attractions such as the 3 wells, the home of Manto Mavrogenous’ mother, and the Maritime Museum. From there you will continue your walk, by passing the traditional “Gioras bakery”, an underground and old wooden stove, still operational until today where you will be treated a traditional bakery’s product and refreshment before you head towards five in row windmills, which still stand proudly as a local attraction after their operation was paused. Crossing the narrow winding paths, through the castle of the Chora and the Scarpa area where ‘Little Venice’ is located, which is famous for its picturesque medieval two and three-story houses (you will have 15 minutes free time here), you visit the elaborate church of “Panagia Paraportiani”, one of the most famous architectural structures in Greece and get to see the Folklore Museum.
Mykonian Spiti Late Afternoon Cooking Class (approx. 4 hours from pick up to drop off) $130.00
Spiti’ means home – and the “Mykonian Spiti” will be your home during this cooking experience. For about 5 hours you will learn the traditional Greek way of life, the culture and the Greek art of cooking. It is not what you will do, it is mostly how you will do it. During this time you will learn tips and cooking methods that have made Mykonian Spiti, Mykonos and Greece, loved by its friends and visitors, but most importantly you will experience the hospitality and the everyday lifestyle of a traditional Mykonian family.
Teta, the host, will teach you about Mykonian culture and history, share stories about her family’s life and make you feel just as if you are visiting close relatives or friends. And while she’s chatting with you, you’ll be sampling various mezes and tasting Mykonian wine.
Mykonos Ancient Delos Island Morning Half-Day Tour $65
A half-day trip, including the services of a professional guide, to the sacred island of Apollo and Artemis, a famous political and religious center in Antiquity.
The whole territory of the deserted Delos is one of the most important archaeological sites of the eastern Mediterranean protected by Unesco as one of the Unesco heritage sites of the world. You may visit, amongst others, the remains of the Temples of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the old city and the theatre and then, walk down the celebrated Lion Street.
Also, in the museum of Delos, you can admire Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Sculptures, a collection of vessels rom all periods as well as small items of everyday use.
Santorini Sunset Wine and Pairing Tour $135 (includes pairing and transportation up to the countryside)
Admire the charming landscape of Santorini as you move between two of the most traditional wineries on the island, on a late-afternoon wine tour in the island’s countryside
While savoring up to 9 different varietals made from grapes such as the indigenous Assyrtiko, learn all about the island’s unique viticulture that produces some of the crispest and seductively sweet wine in the Mediterranean.
After a spectacular wine tour in the countryside finish at a charming winery on the caldera cliffs for a memorable wine-tasting during sunset time. Enjoy an assortment of local cheese and olives alongside wine-tastings and tapas platter filled with island specialties during the last winery stop.
Morning Oia Village Transportation / Independent Walking Tour – Price TBD based on count and it is only for transportation.
Oia (pronounced Ia) is the most famous of all villages of Santorini (picture famous blue dome buildings). It is known throughout the world for its beauty, the fantastic sunset and some amazing eating spots. It is certainly the most beautiful and picturesque village of Santorini (and some say of Greece).
This is a completely independent walking tour of Oia Village. There is no need to have a guided tour as you can explore this village at your leisure and there is only one walking path. We will arrange roundtrip
An ancient city dating to between 7,000 and 5,000 B.C.E., Athens is considered the birthplace of Western civilization. During the city’s Golden Age, great thinkers, writers and artists, such as Hippocrates and Plato, thrived. Greece’s capital has blossomed into a popular city break destination that marries archeological sites, contemporary cultural attractions and spirited day and nightlife. One of few European capitals to sport a coastline, the so-called Athens Riviera. In this corner of Athens you’ll find organized, emerald water beaches, and rocky coves perfect for a swim. There is certainly no shortage of inviting sand Five-star resorts with spas, esplanades, palm trees, sea sports, sailing and even golf at the modern Glyfada Golf Club await you. Traditional tavernas and gourmet restaurants serve freshly caught fish. The beat goes on at numerous beach bars and exclusive nightclubs where you will dance until dawn, barefoot on the sand.
Divani Palace Acropolis is an iconic hotel showcasing the best of Athens.
Dine on the rooftop garden restaurant to look out over the Acropolis. From this stunning vantage, consider your central location on a quiet residential street, steps to the Acropolis museum, metro, Plaka area, and Monasteraki shopping.
The hotel offers the perfect room for guests every need where personality and stylish touches abound. Heritage and modernity blend in perfect harmony.
Unique details can be discovered in every turn traveling through the history of Athens starting from inside the hotel.
Welcome to Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. And did you know that the island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, ‘Mykonos’?
Marvel the amazing sunset from Little Venice Mykonos, stroll around the narrow paved streets of Chora, dance the day away at epic beach parties and swim at the exotic Mykonos beaches.
Lose yourself in the buzzing island lifestyle of Mykonos, with its brilliant-hued backdrop of blooming pink bougainvillea and cobalt-blue stair railings and doors set against the island’s iconic whitewashed walls. Then retreat into our exclusive cliffside enclave, perched above the sandy and protected beach of Agios Stefanos. Nourish, soothe and restore with locally-inspired spa treatments and hydrotherapy bath at our boutique spa, enjoy a leisurely lap in our sun-drenched pool, or enjoy the ultimate basking experience on a king-size sunbed with sea views for days.
Grace restaurant and your suite, will complete the ultimate hospitality experience.
Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Crescent-shaped Santorini (or Thira), the precious gem of the Aegean, is actually a group of islands consisting of Thira, Thirassia, Aspronissi, Palea and Nea Kameni in the southernmost part of Cyclades.
It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. The whitewashed, cubiform houses of its 2 principal towns, Fira and Oia, cling to cliffs above an underwater caldera (crater). They overlook the sea, small islands to the west and beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles.
Santorini Palace Hotel
Santorini Palace is in the center of Fira, Santorini’s capital, walking distance from the breathtaking Caldera and restaurants. It features a free-form pool and a fitness center with a hot tub and sauna.
All air-conditioned rooms open to a balcony overlooking the well-tended garden or the Aegean Sea. Facilities include a satellite TV and minibar. Each private bathroom is fitted with a bathtub and hairdryer.
Guests at Santorini Palace can start their day with a buffet breakfast. The restaurant served international dishes during dinner times. Refreshing drinks and light meals are prepared at the snack bar by the pool. No elevator.
This package includes:
- 8 night lodging with breakfast at hand picked boutique hotels including tax and service fees
- Welcome dinner at Elaia Restaurant (Athens) with drink package
- Taverna style lunch near Acropolis
- Santorini sunset cruise on chartered catamaran “Dream Catcher” with lunch and cocktails
- Fully guided tour of Acropolis
- Ferry ticket from Mykonos to Santorini
- All transfers if participating in group activities
- Farewell dinner in Santorini with wine
- Entrance fees
- Tour Manager at disposal
This package does not include:
- Gratuities to guides, restaurant staff or drivers
- Additional city tax of 4€ per guest per night at each hotel payable at check out
- Transfers where not noted
- Meals where not noted
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses
- Optional group flights
- Athens – Mykonos flight (mandatory)
- Travel insurance
- July 14, 2022 – July 23, 2022
- Starting from $3,250.00 land
- $350 interisland flights | $350 + intl air currently approx. $1100 (subject to availability)
- Single supplement $1,700.00
Join Tessie and her group of fun loving travelers
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