Athens, Mykonos, Delos, Paros, Santorini, Nea Kameni
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The gorgeous islands of Greece are known for its pristine beaches, delicious food, iconic landmarks, and more, making them the ideal destination for a family vacation. Begin your luxurious, 10-day adventure in the capital city of Athens before, traveling in luxury across the Aegean Sea in a private speed boat to discover the islands of Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini. Stunning beaches and memorable attractions can be found on every island. Immerse yourself in the culture of Greece through private...
Athens – Arrive in Athens and Dinner Show
The gorgeous Greek Islands are a fantastic destination for a memorable family vacation. Your idyllic, 10-day adventure will begin when you land at Athens International Airport. Two nights in the capital city will be an excellent way to begin the trip. The first sights of the city’s iconic landmarks will come into view as you are led via private transfer to your luxurious and centrally located hotel. You can take some time to become acquainted with your new surroundings before venturing out to explore the city. Athens will quickly begin to captivate you as you admire both the ancient and modern parts of the city. Later in the day, you and your family will transfer to an authentic taverna for your first delicious dinner in Greece, and will also be treated to a spectacular show.The Plaka area of Athens is knowns for its delicious restaurants, and the delectable smells that emanate from the taverna will make your mouth water as you enter. Your whole family will take their seats to begin the exciting evening, and as your meal begins with a tasty Greek salad, you will be entertained by a wonderful show of traditional Greek music, song, and dance. The music will be fantastic, and the dancing will immerse you in the intriguing culture of Greece. During the show, you will witness authentic costumes and instruments. Once the show is finished, you can continue to savor your dinner of traditional Greek dishes such as moussaka, which is an eggplant and beef dish with a flavorful sauce, and souvlaki, which is seasoned skewered meats. You can also join in the dancing as your enthralling evening continues. You will end your meal with a sweet honey and nut baklava for dessert before returning to the hotel for the evening.
What’s Included: airport transfer, accommodation, tour, dinner
Athens – Discover the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
A family breakfast at your hotel will be an excellent way to begin your day in Athens. After the last tasty bite, your local guide will arrive to begin your private tour of the Acropolis, where you will witness interesting ruins and age-old remains. You will feel as though you have stepped back in time as you view the Theatre of Dionysus, which is considered to be the first theater in the world, and the impressive Temple of Athena Nike, which dates back to 420 BC. Next, you will marvel at the amazing Parthenon as you pose for a family photo in front of the famous landmark. The large columns and unique design of the ancient temple are absolutely stunning.
With the awesome sights of the morning’s tour still on your mind, you can delight in a break to enjoy a refreshing lunch and sparkling water at a local cafe. Your tour for the afternoon will then continue to the nearby Acropolis Museum, where you can explore the numerous artifacts and relics on that are display as you dive deeper into the history of Greece. Home to thousands of pieces that have been recovered from the area around the Acropolis, this museum will not disappoint. After you view the last artifact and your tour concludes, you can venture to an authentic restaurant for another savory dinner. A delicious meal and enjoyable stroll back to your hotel will be the perfect way to end your day.
What’s Included: accommodation, tour, breakfast, dinner
Mykonos – Arrive in Mykonos and Private Island Tour
The morning of day three will be filled with excitement as you prepare to set off for your first Greek Island. After a tasty breakfast at your hotel, you will admire the last sights of Athens as you are led to the port to board a private speed boat. As you fly across the sea, you will feel the refreshing breeze of the Aegean Sea. Mykonos is known for its quaint roads, gorgeous landscape, and amazing beaches, and the island will quickly begin to captivate you as your boat arrives and you are led to your luxurious hotel with stunning seaside views. After getting acquainted with your room, a local guide will arrive to begin your private tour of the island. As you start to navigate the winding roads of the island, you will admire the whitewashed streets and homes for which Mykonos is known.
The sight of ancient windmills will signal your arrival to the area known as Kato Milli. Although they are no longer in use, the windmills are an important symbol of the island and a popular spot. While you are here, you can pose for a family photo as you marvel at the old but still impressive windmills. The Village of Ano Mera will be the next stop on your tour. Ano Mera is home to the Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, which dates back to the 1500s. You can admire the monastery’s colorful dome and marble fountain as you discover the site, and your tour will then continue to the nearby Gyzi Castle. Although there are only ruins that remain of the 13th-century castle, they will be a memorable sight. After your tour concludes, you will return to your hotel and spend the evening at your own pace. You can continue to immerse yourselves in the culture of Mykonos as you explore more of the charming roads and indulge in another delicious family dinner. The island will be beautifully illuminated under the night sky as another perfect day comes to a satisfying close.
What’s Included: transfer, accommodation, tour, breakfast
Mykonos – Excursion to Delos
The first rays of the sun will peek into your hotel room window as another beautiful day begins in Mykonos. Today will feature an exciting visit to the island of Delos. First, you will board a private boat to enjoy another relaxing ride across the sea, where you will feel the warmth of the sun as you appreciate the amazing sights along the way. Delos is an iconic island that is filled with interesting attractions. A local guide will greet you at your boat to begin your exclusive tour of some of the island’s main sites. You will feel the history as it comes to life while you are to traveling around the many ancient ruins. You will also witness the remains of multiple temples that have been dedicated to the Greek god Apollo, who is thought to have been born on Delos. The columns of the temples, which are still preserved after all these years, are an amazing sight.Afterward, you learn about the history of the Sacred Lake and Terrace of Lions. An impressive set of white marble lions overlook the area where the ancient lake once was, and you will marvel at size and details of the statues before your tour continues. You will then see the remains of the Temple of Isis, which is uniquely situated on a hill of the island, before venturing to the nearby Archeological Museum. Home to a treasure trove of historical artifacts, the Museum will delight you at every turn, and you will be provided with an up-close look at pieces of marble and parts of columns that date back centuries. Once your intriguing tour concludes, you will be returned to the private boat for a delightful ride back to Mykonos. The wonderful events of your day will still be on your mind as you return to your hotel for the night.
What’s Included: transfer, accommodation, tour, breakfast
Mykonos – Relax on Ornos Beach and Private Sailing
The smell of freshly baked pastries and fresh coffee will be a welcoming wake-up call on this morning. Another day to further explore the island of Mykonos will be in store for you, and after a tasty breakfast, you will be led to the idyllic Ornos Beach. The crystal-clear waters and golden sand will welcome you upon your arrival. The next several hours will then be at your leisure, and you and your family can indulge in total relaxation at this amazing location. From comfortable lounge chairs to exhilarating water sports, Ornos Beach will offer something for everyone in your family. You can soak up the sun as you sip on a refreshing drink and lose track of time. A nearby restaurant will provide you with a delicious lunch as you continue to admire your breathtaking surroundings.After your last swim at the beach, your afternoon will feature a private sailing excursion. You will board the luxurious boat and greet your skilled captain, who will also be your expert guide. As you set sail on the peaceful waters, your breath will once again be taken away as you view the amazing landscape and beautiful atmosphere before exploring some gorgeous coves. Each stop will feature unbelievably clear waters and stunning backdrops, and you will feel as though you are on a private oasis. With the picturesque sunset on the horizon, you can enjoy your memorable boat ride back to Mykonos. The streets will be perfectly lit under the night sky as you spend your final evening in Mykonos.
What’s Included: accommodation, tour, breakfast, lunch
Paros – Arrive in Paros and Guided Tour
The quaint roads will begin to fill with locals and tourists alike as another day begins in Mykonos. After breakfast, you will board a private boat to set off for the intriguing island of Paros. Your boat will cruise over the Aegean Sea as you leave the sights of Mykonos in the background. Paros was known for its gorgeous marble during the times of ancient Greece and is uniquely situated on a mountain, making it another truly unique destination. Upon your arrival to the island, you will be whisked away to your luxurious hotel, which will be your home for one fantastic night. You can become acquainted with your plush surroundings before your local guide arrives to lead you on a private tour. The Town of Parikia will be the first stop of your journey, and it is known for both its ancient attractions and many wonderful boutiques. You will be able to see Panagia Ekatontapiliani, which is a fourth-century Church. Many of the Church’s details are still preserved, and you will be astonished at its intricate design.A little free time will follow your visit to the Church, and you can indulge in a refreshing lunch at a local cafe and discover some of the shops and boutiques as well. You can also search for the perfect souvenir as you uncover handmade goods that have been masterfully crafted by local artisans. Your tour will then continue to the village of Lefkes, which is known for its iconic buildings and exquisite architecture. Here, you can appreciate all the sights of this special village as you explore the area, and when your tour concludes, you can spend the balance of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. During this time to yourself, you can discover more of the island’s shops in addition to venturing to the fantastic Monastiri Beach to experience more sparkling waters and sand. You will truly savor the family-style dinner that you will be provided at an authentic restaurant as you continue to immerse yourself in the culture of Paros during your one-night stay.
What’s Included: transfer, accommodation, tour, breakfast
Santorini – Arrive in Santorini and Exclusive Tour
Today will begin with a scenic sunrise and delicious breakfast. You can look out at the sweeping views from your hotel before venturing to the port to set out on the Aegean Sea once again via private speed boat. The turquoise waters and cool breeze will guide you to the final island destination of your trip: Santorini. Volcanic eruptions formed Santorini centuries ago, and your first sights of the island will be stunning. Santorini’s scenic towns are situated on cliffs, which will provide you with spectacular views of the sea and surrounding area. After your arrival, a private transfer will lead you to your luxurious hotel, which will be perfectly situated along the edge of the coast, overlooking the sea.
Soon after you check-in, your expert guide will arrive to begin your private tour of the island. You and your family will first be led to the ancient site of Akrotiri. The settlement was founded by the Minoans thousands of years ago and will be a unique and memorable destination. The remains of the site were buried under volcanic ash for hundreds of years and were only unearthed more recently in the 20th century. You will feel like an archaeologist as you discover the unique and well-preserved frescos and many pieces of pottery that have been recovered. Your journey around the island will continue when your guide leads you to the village of Fira. Along the way, you will admire the blue and white homes and buildings for which Santorini is known.Fira is a popular destination for shopping, and you can enjoy some free time to shop in the boutiques with beautiful jewelry and custom artwork on display. A cup of coffee from a local cafe will provide you with the energy that you need to travel to the final stop of the tour: the Village of Oia. Here, you can explore some of the quaint roads of the village before you then settle at an authentic taverna for dinner. Oia is known as the best location to watch the evening sunset, and an outdoor table will offer you the perfect view. You can pose for a fantastic family photo with the gorgeous sunset in the background as you dine on a delicious, family meal. The sights, sounds, and flavors of the day will still be fresh in your mind as you are returned to the hotel for the evening.
What’s Included: transfer, accommodation, tour, breakfast, dinner
Santorini – Relax at the Beach and Private Cruise to Nea Kameni
The morning sunrise over the Aegean Sea will be a picturesque sight this morning. Today’s activities will further immerse you into the culture of the island. You will begin with a piece of tasty baklava for breakfast. The sweet honey and nut pastry will pair perfectly with your warm cup of coffee, and after your last scrumptious bite, your whole family will venture to the gorgeous Kamari Beach. The sight of the clear blue waters and signature black sand will be breathtaking, and you will enjoy every minute of your morning as you relax in pure luxury on the beach. Here, you will never grow tired of the warmth of the sun and panoramic views that are all yours to enjoy. Around noon, you will delight in lunch by the beach before embarking on an exclusive and private sightseeing cruise to the nearby island of Nea Kameni.
The past volcanic eruptions in the area formed a caldera or volcanic crater, and Nea Kameni is at the center of this natural phenomenon. When you arrive on the island, you will journey to the crater of the volcano during your guided tour. The exciting climb and breathtaking sights will become an instant lifelong memory. Then, you will travel back toward the coast as you learn more about the intriguing past and characteristics of the island. The waters around Nea Kameni feature hot springs that are rich with minerals, which are a result of the volcanic land. These hot springs are a sought after destination because they are believed to have healing qualities. You will be able to enjoy some free time to swim in this special location before returning to the boat. A short ride back to Santorini will provide you with more wonderful views and surroundings. Once you are back on the island, you can indulge in another delicious dinner and continue to discover all that Santorini has to offer.
What’s Included: accommodation, tour, breakfast
Santorini – Leisure Time and Family Cooking Class with Dinner
The soft breeze from the sea will signify the beginning of another fantastic day in Santorini. The views of the sea will never get old as you gaze out from the hotel and enjoy a hearty breakfast. The first half of your day will be at your leisure, and you and your family will be free to discover more of the island. Perhaps, you will head to the inland town of Pyrgos, which is known for its many winding roads. It is also the home of many ancient churches, which will be interesting to explore. You may also choose to relax on more of Santorini’s gorgeous beaches. Red Beach is surrounded by amazing red cliffs and is a truly unique destination. White Beach is just as special and is known for its distinguishing white cliffs and cove. Fun and relaxation will be found around every corner, and the morning will be a good time for your entire family.
Later in the day, you and your family will journey to a local restaurant for a hands-on private cooking class. During this amazing experience, you will learn tips and tricks from professional chefs as you discover how to make a few authentic and traditional Greek dishes. With aprons on, you will follow along with the chef as you make tasty lamb meatballs and the delectable spinach pie that is known as spanakopita. As your wonderful creations bake in the oven, you will hear more about the cuisine of Greece before taking your seats in the main dining room to feast on the fruits of your labor. Every bite will be delicious, and a sweet dessert will be the perfect culmination to your meal. This immersive family experience will be the ideal way to spend your last evening of the trip.
What’s Included: accommodation, tour, breakfast, dinner
Santorini – Depart for Home
This morning, you will watch one more breathtaking sunrise in Greece on the morning of day ten. After breakfast, you will take to the streets to explore the island one last time, and then journey to a few more picturesque spots to take the last family pictures together, or head to a few artisan shops to find one more souvenir. Then, you will return to the hotel where private transfers will wait to bring you back to the mainland of Greece and then to Athens International Airport for the return flight.
What’s Included: airport transfer, breakfast
- Immerse yourself in the culture of Greece during a memorable dinner show with delicious food and traditional music and dancing
- Explore the sights of the Acropolis, including the unparalleled Parthenon, during a guided tour of Athens
- Uncover the intriguing island of Mykonos during a private tour of the island and visits to its villages and beaches
- Journey to the iconic island of Delos, which is filled with culture and history, during a day trip to the island
- Delight in a night on the unique island of Paros, which is known for its ancient attractions, interesting shops, and charming towns
- Discover the Villages of Fira and Oia, which are two premier villages of Santorini, during an exclusive tour of the island
- Marvel at the volcano and hot springs of Nea Kameni, which is a volcanic island near Santorini
- Create family memories during a private cooking class in Santorini, where you will learn the tips of Greek cooking from professional chefs
The islands of Greece are a popular destination that is filled with gorgeous landscapes, iconic attractions, and fantastic beaches. They are also a wonderful place for a family vacation. You will experience the premier islands of Greece during this luxurious, 10-day vacation that is designed specifically for families. Your journey will begin when you arrive at Athens International Airport. Two nights in Greece’s capital city will be an excellent way to begin your trip. After you become acquainted with your hotel, you can begin to explore the city and venture to the Plaka area, which is known for its restaurants. An authentic taverna will provide your first delicious dinner in Greece in addition to a memorable Greek show that will be filled with traditional music, dancing, and costumes. The following day, you will further immerse yourselves in the history and culture of the city during a private tour of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. The ancient ruins and temples will be as breathtaking as they are intriguing, and the sight of the landmark Parthenon will be unforgettable. An afternoon of viewing the artifacts on display at the Acropolis Museum will be the ideal way to end your tour and last day in Athens.
After a tasty and scenic breakfast on day three, excitement will be in the air as you are led to the port to board a private speed boat and to begin your journey to the first Greek Island of Mykonos. The next three nights on the island will be luxurious, immersive, and fun. A private tour of the island on your first afternoon will allow you to begin to explore this fascinating island. Visit Mykonos’ signature windmills in the Kato Milli area before you venture to the Village of Ano Mera to tour its iconic attractions. The following day will feature an exclusive day trip to the nearby island of Delos. A private tour with an expert guide will lead you through the ancient ruins and Archeological Museum, and your final day in Mykonos will be pure luxury and relaxation. You will spend the morning at the gorgeous Ornos Beach before setting out for a private sailing excursion in the afternoon, where you will discover picturesque coves and landscapes. Afterward, you will return to Mykonos to enjoy your final evening on the island.
On the morning of day six, you will board a private boat and cruise once again across the Aegean Sea to arrive on the island of Paros. One day and night on this charming island will allow you to immerse yourself in its culture and lifestyle. You will be able to witness the highlights of the Town of Parikia and Village of Lefkes on a guided tour, and the following day, you will journey to your final island destination of Santorini. After your arrival on the island, an expert guide will lead you on a tour of some of Santorini’s best attractions, where you will discover the ancient settlement of Akrotiri and the delightful Villages of Fira and Oia, which will be full with scenic views, delicious restaurants, and unique boutiques and shops.
On day eight, you and your family will relax and unwind on the amazing Kamari Beach with crystal waters and black lava sand before taking to the seas for an exclusive cruise to the nearby island of Nea Kameni. Here, you will explore the island’s volcano and sought-after hot springs during your exciting visit. The next day, you will have free time to discover more of Santorini at your own pace, and you can tour another unique town, such as Pyrgos, or relax in luxury on another unique beach, such as Red Beach or White Beach. In the afternoon, you will be provided with the exciting opportunity to indulge in a local restaurant for a private family cooking class. This experience will allow you to discover the steps that it takes to make authentic Greek dishes as you learn from professional chefs. Then, you will dine on your delicious creations during a memorable family dinner. This family experience will be an excellent way to spend the final night of your Greek Island adventure.
On the morning of day ten, private transfers will return you to the mainland of Greece and then to Athens International Airport for your return flight. Looking for the best Greece travel experiences? Consider browsing our travel reviews page for Greece vacations.
$2,495 per person (excluding international flights)
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