Travel to Athens and Santorini
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- Meet & assist for tour briefing and orientation by an English-speaking representative.
- All transfers as mentioned in the program.
- Accommodation 3 Nights based on breakfast in Athens.
- Accommodation 1 Night based on dinner & breakfast in Olypmia.
- Accommodation 1 Night based on dinner & breakfast in Delphi.
- Accommodation 2 Nights based on breakfast in Mykonos.
- Accommodation 2 Nights based on breakfast in Santorini.
- Half-day city tour with an official English- speaking guide.
- Acropolis Museum tour with an official English- speaking guide.
- The 3-day classical Greece tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- Entrance fees and tickets as per the itinerary
- Ferry tickets Piraeus-Mykonos-Santorini with high speed ferry.
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare
- Greece entry visa.
- Hotels Tax.
- Any optional tours, Tipping, or not mentioned in the itinerary.
Day 1: Arrival Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance, and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 2: City tour - Athens
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour of the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma Square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament.
Next, we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou Street.
Day 3: Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae - Olympia
After our breakfast, we depart towards the Peloponnese. The first stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Olympia - Delphi
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Delphi - Athens
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred Way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will take the road back to Athens.
Day 6: Piraeus - Mykonos - Mykonos
In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Mykonos. Arrive in Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7: Free Day in Mykonos
At leisure explore the famous island, a meeting point of the international “jet set”. Discover its amazing beaches, and enjoy the unique nightlife.
Day 8: Mykonos - Santorini
After breakfast, transfer to the port of Mykonos in time to catch the local high-speed ferry to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 9: Free Day in Santorini
At leisure explore the magical island of Santorini. Discover Fira & Oia with the breathtaking views of the volcano, and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Explore the unique black-sanded beaches or take a boat tour to the islands of the caldera.
Day 10: Departure Santorini
Breakfast, transfer to Santorini airport to take your home departure flight.