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Greece Vacation for Seniors: Athens & Santorini Adventure

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Athens, Santorini

Suggested Duration

7 Days

This luxurious 7-day excursion to Athens and Santorini is the ideal way to spend your vacation deep in the heart of two of Greece’s most spectacular locales. When it comes to vacation destinations, the world has so many to choose from, but few places offer a wealth of versatility quite like Greece. Soar over Santorini in a private helicopter, partake in private painting and cooking courses, escape for a spa day, and indulge in a wine tour.

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Trip Highlights

  • Soar high over Santorini on a private helicopter ride from Athens, taking in the awe-inspiring coastline views of one of the world’s most stunning islands
  • Channel your inner Monet as you create a watercolor at the base of the Acropolis under the private tutelage of a master painter
  • Greet the morning with a brisk and refreshing hike up Mt. Lycabettus and be rewarded with a private yoga session amid a backdrop of breathtaking views
  • Learn how to make an authentic Grecian dish as you roll up your sleeves and a master chef leads you step-by-step through the creation of a secret family recipe
  • Escape the city for a private spa day in Lake Vouliagmeni, where fascinating fish that are believed to have healing and therapeutic powers will work their magic on you amid luxurious amenities and natural beauty
  • Enjoy a private yacht for an entire day of snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, mud bathing, and visiting some of Santorini’s finest beaches
  • Sip and savor your way through Santorini’s gorgeous countryside as you visit several wineries and sample their gourmet blends while learning about how the wine is produced

Detailed Description

Whether it be the mystery that accompanies its mythological roots, the intrigue that its historical past incites, or the fascination that its amazing food and culture excites, Greece has a way of utterly enthralling all who visit it. That is why it is the ideal destination for your luxurious, 7-day getaway is this enigmatic country that will surely captivate and bewitch you. This exciting adventure in Greece offers you everything that you could desire in a dream destination.

Upon arriving in Athens, you will waste no time in diving into your first exciting experience, which will be a private painting session at the Acropolis with a master painter. The best part is that you will get to enjoy an al fresco meal at that same gorgeous locale once your painting session has concluded. Your first full day in Athens will be filled with flavor, fun, and fascinating facts as you embark on a gourmet tour that will lead you on a delicious journey of discovery through Athens’ neighborhoods. Your culinary expedition will also allow you to trace the roots of Grecian food in addition to sampling a plethora of eclectic dishes. Fast on the heels of your culinary adventure will provide you with a festive evening of Grecian dancing during a private lesson. Your real fun will be had after the lesson, which is when your professional dance teacher will host you for an authentic Greek dinner, creating for a true connection and shared memory that will last a lifetime.

The following morning will find you greeting the sun on an invigorating hike up Mt. Lycabettus. Upon reaching the summit, you will enjoy a yoga session that will be followed by a fabulous brunch with jaw-dropping views of Athens. An e-bike history tour will further enlighten and amaze you as you are regaled with Greece’s storied past. A luxurious spa day awaits you on day four. You will head to Lake Vouliagmeni, where you will bask in the sunshine, swim in its healing waters, and experience the beloved and bizarre treatment of natural fish that are said to bring miraculous health benefits to everything that they encounter. Your day of pampering will be followed by an equally enjoyable private cooking class that will delight your palette. During your cooking class, you will learn how to concoct an authentic Greek meal.

After your cooking class, it will be time to head to Santorini. After arriving via private helicopter, you will be whisked away on a private wine tour that will lead you to several wineries for sampling and sipping until sunset. An entire day of luxuriating and relaxing on a private yacht will be waiting for you on your final day in Greece. You will be free to spend your time swimming, snorkeling, sailing, and even spoiling yourself in a magical mud bath. Your wish will be the captain’s and crew’s command.

Throughout your entire Grecian getaway, you will be staying in the lap of luxury in the most luxurious accommodations while also having a private driver transport you to and from wherever you need to go. Everything about this trip is customizable, so you can adjust anything and everything to better suit your moods and desires once you are in Greece. Therefore, the only thing that you will have to decide will be what dress or suit you would like to wear out to your next gourmet dinner.

Starting Price

$2,361 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

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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