Port of Hydra in Greece

9-Day Hidden Gems of Greece: Mainland and Island Hopping

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Messenia, Spetses, Athens, Costa Navarino...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Greek culture and history are yours to enjoy on this 9-day Greece tour of what many refer to as the cradle of democracy. From the mainland to the famous Greek isles, a balanced approach to exploring this historic land is the best way to ensure that no major site is missed. By the time you return home, you will rest assured knowing that you have caught a truly unique glimpse of Greece.

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll along the seaside splendor of the Costa Navarino, where rugged mountains meet the azure water of the Mediterranean
  • Stand in the shadows of the ancient ruins of Olympia, where archeologists have uncovered the origins of the now infamous international event
  • Hop through the coastal towns of Pylos, Methoni, and Foinikouda, where medieval castles compete with ancient palaces to attract the attention of visitors
  • Enjoy a tour of the isle of Spetses from the comfortable vantage point of a horse-drawn carriage that will carry you along cobbled streets and past elaborate mansions
  • Take to the waves on an optional boat tour along the Agioi Anargyroi Beach, where lovely sea caves enchant visitors with their color
  • Embark on a day trip to Hydra and enjoy a car-free environment and enough swimming holes to keep you occupied for the afternoon
  • Scale the rugged heights of the Acropolis on your first full day in the Greek capital of Athens, where you will learn why the country is often referred to as the cradle of democracy

Starting Price

$3,100 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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