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grAthens (Piraeus), Greece

The oldest European capital is an absolute must to include in your Greek itinerary. Athens has been populated for over 4000 years and is known for being the birthplace of democracy and its passion for theatrical plays. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to theaters in the city as Athens boasts the largest number of them in the world. Start or end your trip on a high note by visiting the impressive Acropolis landmark. Another charming stop on any Greece itinerary, Piraeus is a lovely port city on the Saronic Gulf. Located just a few kilometers away from Athens, it is an excellent addition to any tour around the area, boasting an abundance of sites to visit, such as the Agia Triada church, the authentic neighborhood of Kastella, the Votsalakia beach, numerous museums, and much more!...
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    Day 1: Arrival 
    Upon arrival to Athens, you have a  transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. 

    Day 2: City Tour 
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and driver to make your way to Kerameikos, the biggest and most important necropolis in Athens.

    The walls of Athens, which were constructed in the 5th century B.C. by Themistokles, divided the area into two sections: The Inner Kerameikos which was the potter's quarter of the city and τhe Outer Kerameikos of an important cemetery and numerous funerary sculptures erected along the road out of the city towards Eleusis. 

    After, you will make your way to The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian's Arch (short visit). This colossal ruined temple was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. 
    Your next stop is the Panathenaic Stadium, also known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the "beautifully marbled"), is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Continue on to the highest hill of Athens Lycabettus, which appears in various legends. 

    Witness the Royal Palace and today's Parliament, with the elite unit known as the Evzones in their picturesque uniforms guarding the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier. 
    Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue to get a glimpse of the beauty of the most famous Athenian Neo­Classical buildings before arriving to our next destination the Ancient Agora. 

    After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel.

    Day 3: Tour of Acropolis 
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and start a 4­-hour tour with your private guide. 

    Walk through Dionisiou Areopagitou street one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering an extraordinary view of the southern slope of the Acropolis, where some of the most significant monuments stand. You will enter the archeological area of the Acropolis on the southern slope to avoid the crowds and just to your right is the most ancient theatre of the world, the Theatre of Dionysus. 

    Your next stop is the Odeion of Herodes Atticus and before reaching Acropolis top point, you pass through Beule Gate, part of the Roman fortifications of the Acropolis. See the Temple Of the Athena Victory also known as Temple of Athena Nike, a small, elegant, Ionian, amphiprostyle temple, built by the architect Callicrates in 426 - ­421 B.C. in commemoration of the victory of the Greeks against the Persians.

    Reach The Propylaea one of the masterpieces of classical architecture. Left of the Parthenon lies the Temple of Erechtheion built from 420­ - 406BC at the holiest site of the Acropolis, where the goddess Athena planted the olive tree, her sacred symbol.
    Climbing down the Acropolis hill you will reach the New Acropolis museum one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Athens. The last level (The Parthenon room) has the dimensions and the direction of the Parthenon and it is been rotated by 23 degrees in relation to the rest of the building so that the visitor would have an immediate view of the monument.

    Day 4: Departure 
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Athens.

  • Included in your trip
    Electra Hotel Athens
    4-star hotel
    GR, 5 Ermou, Athens, 105 63
    Electra Hotel Athens
    Classic Double
    Enjoy a stay at the 4-star Electra Hotel Athens while exploring the beautiful landscapes of Greece. Situated nearby Syntagma Square, in the heart of the city, the hotel is the perfect starting point for a walk to the Acropolis, which can actually be admired from the on-site rooftop bar. ... show more
    1 room / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Private Acropolis Tour
      Walk through Dionisiou Areopagitou street one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering an extraordinary view of the southern slope of the Acropolis, and explore all sites in a famous ancient city including Parthenon.
    • Full Day Guided City Tour
      Today you meet your guide and driver at your hotel and make your way to Kerameikos, the biggest and most important necropolis in Athens. The walls of Athens, which were constructed in the 5th century B.C. by Themistokles, divided the area into two sections: The Inner Kerameikos which was the potter's quarter of the city and τhe Outer Kerameikos of an important cemetery and numerous funerary sculptures erected along the road out of the city towards Eleusis. After, you will make your way to The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian's Arch (short visit). This colossal ruined temple was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Your next stop is the Panathenaic Stadium, also known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the "beautifully marbled"), is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Continue on to the highest hill of Athens Lycabettus, which appears in various legends. Witness the Royal Palace and today's Parliament, with the elite unit known as the Evzones in their picturesque uniforms guarding the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue to get a glimpse of the beauty of the most famous Athenian Neo­Classical buildings before arriving to our next destination the Ancient Agora. After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel.
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Connection | Athens - Mykonos
Economy Class Seat
Piraeus Port
Athens (Piraeus), Greece
2 h 35 min
Mykonos port
Mykonos, Greece
2nights

grMykonos, Greece

Named after a grandson of Apollo, first ruler and local hero, Mykonos is the land of hundreds of myths and legends. According to the most popular one, this island was a place of the great battle between Zeus and Giants. As well as the stories about the Olympic Gods, Mykonos attracts thousands of tourists for its breathtaking scenery, delicious local cuisine and the authentic spirit hidden among the streets of Chora, lively party scene and relaxing water-facing bars and restaurants, and of course day-long cruise sailings to the nearby islands of Cyclades, the most famous of which is Delos - the birthplace of Arthemis and Apollo and one of the greatest archeological sights in the world....
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    Day 4: Arrival 
    Upon arrival at Mykonos, you have a  transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. 

    Day 5: Island Tour
    Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide for a full day island tour.

    Start with a walking city tour of Mykonos and stroll through the narrow streets and whitewashed buildings of the town, which is full of picturesque settings. Some of the highlights of the tour include stops at The Windmills, Little Venice and the iconic church of Paraportianni. 
    Continue with a driving tour along the coastline and enjoy local sandy beaches. You also have a stop in the small village at the center of the island called Ano Mera. Here you witness the 16th-century cathedral monastery of Panagia Tourliani.

    After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel.

    Day 6: Departure 
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Mykonos.

  • Included in your trip
    Adonis Hotel
    4-star hotel
    Bida Str,, Mykonos, 84600
    Adonis Hotel
    Standard Double
    The family-run Hotel Adonis with variety of spacious accommodations is located close to the main attractions such as the town center, the Fabrika Square and the little Venice. All rooms are well equipped and provide free Internet access, satellite TV, an AC, and a balcony. ... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Guided Island Tour
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Mykonos - Santorini
Regular Class Seat
Mykonos port
Mykonos, Greece
2 h
Thira port, Santorini
Santorini (Thira), Greece
2nights

grSantorini (Thira), Greece

The most recognizable city in Greece, the most well-known destination for more than 2 million people in a year - Santorini attracts and dazzled you by it’s white and blue colors, round-shaped houses and magnificent views and landscapes. Take your chance to discover this Perl and spend a couple of days in the charming Santorini....
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    Day 6: Arrival 
    Upon arrival, you are taken to the hotel for check-in and the rest of the day is at leisure. 

    Day 7: Island Tour 
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and driver to enjoy a trip to scenic cliffside villages of Firostefani, Imerovigli, and Oia.

    Today you witness famous blue domes and whitewashed buildings of the island, and an iconic postcard views of the sea. Your guide shows you the best places for light shopping and traditional Greek food along the way.

    After the tour you are taken back to the hotel.

    Day 8: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Santorini.

  • Included in your trip
    Hotel Goulielmos
    4-star hotel
    GR
    Hotel Goulielmos
    Superior Garden View Single
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    2 rooms / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Trip Around Island
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Santorini - Heraklion, Crete
Regular Class Seat
Thira port, Santorini
Santorini (Thira), Greece
2 h
Heraklion port, Crete
Crete, Greece
3nights

grCrete, Greece

Visit marvelous Crete, the Mediterranean gem where you may combine historical sightseeing with laid-back relaxing on the extended picturesque sunny coast. Thousands of people come to Zeus' homeland to enjoy the natural wonders, appreciate traditional Greek dishes, and plunge into ancient history. The most significant must-see attractions here are the Knossos Minoan Palace, the Samaria Gorge, and the Koules Fortress. Frankly, it is impossible to enlist all the Crete sites briefly as there is so much to explore and do, come and see for yourself! ...
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    Day 8: Arrival 
    Upon arrival to Crete, you have a  transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. 

    Day 9: Tour to Knossos Palace 
    Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and driver for a 5.5-hour tour.

    Together your unveil the history of Minoan civilization and capital of Minoan Crete, you visit and The Palace of Knossos, which is the most important archeological site on the island. 

    Continue to the Heraklion Archeological Museum, the best in the world regarding the Minoan art as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete, like the Bull's head Rython, the snake goddess and the disc of Phaistos. The museum displays idols made of terra cotta, marble and alabaster, collections of gold, jewelry, ivory, figurines, sarcophagi and frescoes will give you an insight into this artistic-minded civilization and complement your visit to Knossos.

    After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel.

    Day 10: Departure 
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Crete.

  • Included in your trip
    Olive Green Hotel
    4-star hotel
    Idomeneos 22, Heraklio Town, 71202
    Olive Green Hotel
    Popular Executive Double Breakfast included
    Located right in the shopping area of Heraklion, the Olive Green Hotel invites all guests for a comfortable stay in the main city of Crete Island! In a domestic restaurant, you can try different local dishes 24/7. All rooms have an AC, a flat TV screen, free Wi-Fi and led lighting. A wide choice of rooms allows you to pick the best one according to your preferences. Some rooms in this hotel have terraces or balconies with cozy outdoor furniture.... show more
    1 room / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Guided City Tour
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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