About This Trip
Immerse yourself in Greek mythology and experience some of its greatest islands on this 9-day itinerary. Start in Athens, visit the UNESCO-Listed Acropolis, and tour Athens' tasty food markets. Then begin your island-hopping adventure from the beach-lined Milos to the volcanic island of Santorini and the glamorous Mykonos Island. Enjoy your Greece vacation filled with white-sand beaches, sunset sailing, historic sites, and traditional villages!
- 1 - 2AthensUNESCO-Listed Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Acropolis Museum, Syntagma Square, Food Tour at Local Market
- 3 - 4Milos IslandPapafragas Cave, Archaeological Site of the Catacombs, Sarakiniko Beach, Plaka and Klima Villages
- 5 - 6SantoriniSunset Catamaran Cruise
- 7 - 9Mykonos IslandWalking Tour of Chora, Ano Mera Village, Kalafatis Beach, Departure
Day 1: Arrival in AthensWelcome to Greece, the birthplace of Western civilization. Upon arrival in Athens, the capital of the country, you will take a private transfer to your hotel for check-in. A welcome envelope will be given to you with all relevant information about your trip.Athens
Day 2: Athens, City Tour & Food Tour
Today you will discover the main points of interest in Athens, both ancient and modern. The tour includes the Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Constitution Square, etc. Of course, the highlight must be the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. It is the most famous ancient buildings in Greece and also the center of Greek religion and politics. The remains will show the ancient Greek civilization and fairy tales of ancient Greece to you, full of mystery and shock.
An interesting food tour to the local market of Athens will wait for you in the late afternoon.B Athens
Day 3: Athens - Milos Island, Transfer by High-speed BoatAfter breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted to Piraeus Port for a high-speed boat to Milos Island. It is a volcanic oasis home to picturesque whitewashed villages and hidden cliff-ringed coves as well as the home of the celebrated Venus de Milo (now in the Louvre). Upon arrival, check into your hotel and rest.B Milos
Day 4: Milos Island, Full Day Land Tour
Your first stop is the Papafragas Cave that once served as a hidden cove to pirates. The next is Sarakiniko Beach with turquoise water and white coast formed by vegetation-free volcanic rocks. Drive along the coast to reach the classic Cycladic village of Plaka. Strolling along the narrow-cobbled alleys lined with white stoned houses on the top of large rock may be an excellent experience. Take a 15-minute visit to the Archaeological Site of the Catacombs, followed by the ancient marble theatre via the site where Venus de Milo was discovered in 1820. The tour will end at the colorful seaside village of Klima, where you can see a long strip of multi-colored traditional fishermen houses, known as "Syrma" lie along Milos Bay.
After the interesting sightseeing, it is time to indulge in a cool swim and drinks in the crystal waters of Paleochori or Provatas beach. There is free time for swimming and sunbathing.B Milos
Day 5: Milos - Santorini Island, Transfer by High-speed BoatHead towards Santorini Island by high-speed boat this morning. Santorini is the most famous island of Greece thanks to its breathtaking beauty. Most villages of Santorini were built on the edge of the huge cliffs, offering amazing sea views. Upon arrival, be escorted to your hotel and the rest of the day is free at leisure.B Santorini
Day 6: Santorini Island, Sunset Catamaran CruiseLeisure time before hopping on a catamaran to start your sunset cruise. Sailing along with the magnificent coastal scenery of Santorini, you will visit the Red Beach and White Beach in Akrotiri, swim and snorkel in the crystal blue waters at Mesa Pigadia, soak in the thermal mixed mud waters in the volcano's hot springs, and enjoy the stunning sunset view below the beautiful village of Oia.B Santorini
Day 7: Santorini - Mykonos Island, Transfer by High-speed Boat
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a high-speed boat at Santorini port towards Mykonos Island. Setting around a picturesque bay with white-washed houses, Mykonos is known as a party capital that attracts celebrities. Furthermore, its Mediterranean cuisine, fresh seafood, and mezze dining culture are also outstanding.
Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and explore this party island at your own pace.B Mykonos
Day 8: Mykonos Island, Private Tour of the IslandFollowing your English-speaking escort, you will take about 4 hours to explore some of the most famous sights on this island. The first stop is the quiet inland village of Ano Mera, home to the restored 16th-century Monastery of Panagia Tourliani. Free time to ramble around the traditional square and step into the monastery to enjoy its holy icons and paintings. Before heading back to the town of Chora, take some leisure time on Kalafatis Beach with transparent and turquoise waters. After it, a walking tour of Chora along with the narrow cobble-stoned streets will take you to find the famous windmills, the mascot of Mykonos, and some good places for photographing.B Mykonos
Day 9: Departure from Mykonos IslandYour romantic vacation will come to an end. Board your flight back home with lots of wonderful memories. A private transfer from the hotel to the airport will be served.B
- Coliseum in the Acropolis, Athens
- Acropolis, Athens
- Acropolis, Athens
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