The wonderful islands of Greece are known for their gorgeous landscapes, fantastic beaches, vibrant culture, and delicious food. Explore the best of the islands during this immersive, 10-day excursion. Begin the trip with two fantastic nights in the capital city of Athens before traveling via private speed boat to the idyllic islands of Mykonos, Naxos, and Santorini. Each island will offer captivating views, luxurious hotels, and memorable attractions. The intriguing culture and lifestyle of the...
Athens – Arrive in Athens and Time to Explore
The beautiful country of Greece is known for its history, landscape, cuisine, and many amazing islands. This immersive trip to some of Greece’s premier island destinations will begin with a two-night stay in the capital city of Athens. Full of history and culture, your first sights of Athens will come into view when you land at Athens International Airport. The ancient city will quickly begin to captivate you and will blend seamlessly with the iconic landmarks that can be found around every corner. A private transfer will lead you to your luxurious hotel that will be centrally located in the heart of the city. Once acquainted with your room, you can begin to explore this intriguing city at your own pace. Plaka, which is one of the oldest parts of Athens, will be an excellent place to spend your first afternoon and evening. This area is filled with artisan boutiques and many cafes, and you can navigate the narrow and winding streets to discover some of the ceramics, jewelry, and clothing that is for sale in the shops. The delectable scent that emanates from the doors of restaurants will draw you into an authentic taverna for your first savory dinner in Greece. The moussaka, which is a typical Greek dish of baked eggplant, tomatoes, and meat, will be absolutely delicious. The sweet baklava dessert, which is filled with honey and nuts, will be the perfect culmination to your meal. After dinner, you will see some of the landmarks that are beautifully illuminated under the night sky before returning to your hotel for the evening.
Athens – Exclusive Private Tour of Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
Mykonos – Arrive in Mykonos and Private Tour
Mykonos – Excursion to Delos
Mykonos – Day Trip to Tinos
Naxos – Arrive in Naxos and Guided Island Tour
Naxos – Leisure Time and Private Sailing
Santorini – Arrive in Santorini and Tour the Island
Santorini – Enjoy the Beach and Private Cruise to Nea Kameni
Santorini – Depart for Home
- Discover the ancient remains of the Acropolis during a guided tour in the capital city of Athens
- Marvel at the windmills of Mykonos, which are an iconic symbol of the island
- Explore the island of Delos, which are filled with ruins during an excursion to the intriguing island
- Partake in a day trip to the island of Tinos, where you will immerse yourself in the history and culture of the island
- Immerse yourself in the culture of Santorini as you explore its unique villages of Fira and Oia
- Luxuriate on Santorini’s amazing Perissa Beach with crystal blue waters and black lava sand
- Embark on an exclusive trip to the island of Nea Kameni to view its impressive volcano and swim in the remarkable hot springs
Crystal waters, sparkling sand, and delicious food are just a few of the images that come to mind when describing the amazing islands of Greece. This luxurious, 10-day adventure to some of the most idyllic islands will begin with two nights in the capital city of Athens. After you arrive at Athens International Airport, you will be whisked away to check-in to your first luxurious hotel. After you have checked-in, you can begin to explore the enchanting city. The following day will feature a guided tour of the Acropolis, where you can discover the famous Parthenon as you travel around the many ancient ruins. Then, you will continue to travel back in time as you uncover the many artifacts in the Acropolis Museum. You will then delight in the delectable cuisine of Athens as you prepare to jet off to your first Greek Island.
After a tasty breakfast on day three, you will board a private speed boat and begin your scenic journey across the Aegean Sea to the island of Mykonos. The next few days on the island will be relaxing, luxurious, and exciting, and a private tour of the island on your first afternoon will immerse you in the culture of Mykonos. You will be able to witness the island’s signature windmills and whitewashed streets as you are captivated with your beautiful surroundings. The next two days will feature exclusive day trips to other nearby islands, where you will discover the ancient islands of Delos and Tinos. Private, guided tours will lead you from historical ruins to quaint churches and unique shops. The sights, sounds, and flavors of Mykonos and the surrounding islands will be simply breathtaking.
It will be time to venture to the next intriguing island on the morning of day six, and you will delight in every minute of the boat ride before you arrive in Naxos. After you check-in to your luxurious hotel, an expert guide will lead you on a tour of the island, where you will journey through the island’s unique villages to see its restored olive mills and pottery workshops. The following day, you will enjoy free time to relax and unwind for the first half of the day before venturing out on a private, afternoon sailing experience. During this amazing time, you will witness fantastic landscapes and swim in crystal waters. On the morning of day eight, you will set sail once more to transfer to your final destination of Santorini. A guided tour of the island will lead you to the ancient settlement of Akrotiri and through the wonderful villages of Fira and Oia. While on this island, you will live in pure luxury and you soak up the sun on Perissa Beach. Afterward, you will then embark on an exclusive cruise to the nearby island of Nea Kameni. The island is known for its volcano in addition to its amazing hot springs, and it will be an excellent place to spend the afternoon before returning to Santorini to enjoy the final evening of your journey. The following morning, private transfers will lead you back to Athens International Airport for your return flight. After this fantastic, 10-day adventure, you will fly home, still yearning for a return to Greece and its idyllic islands.
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$3,245 per person (excluding international flights)
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