The marbled temples of the Acropolis will glint in the sunlight and the whitewashed walls of Oia will glow at sunset during your 10-day Greece highlights tour. Discover the essential charms of Santorini’s seaside cliffs and colorful beaches. Embrace the maze-like streets and captivating windmills of Mykonos’s largest town. Discover the depth of history brimming from Athens as you experience the enchanting essence of culture and tradition in Greece.
Athens – Arrive and Settle into Greece’s Historic Capital
Athens radiates history and culture at its core in a country considered the cradle of Western Civilization. Ruins of both Greek and Roman development continue to decorate the city center. Byzantine mosaics decorate churches and museums with gilded allure. Your private transfer is waiting at the airport upon your arrival.
On the way to your hotel in the city center, the aroma of olive groves surrounds you. You can see the pure white marble of Mount Pentelicus, an ancient quarry that has provided building material for Athens for millennia. The original Panathenaic Stadium was constructed in the 4th-century BC. The replica was erected in the 19th-century to house the first modern-era Olympic games. The stadium contains 47 tiers of seating and a 669-foot long track.
You settle into the comforts of your hotel to find classical architectural elements on the outside and rapturous modern luxuries on the inside.
Athens – Full Day Tour of Athens’s Ancient and Contemporary Charms
Athens – Half-Day Exploration of the Wonders of Cape Sounion
Mykonos – Transfer to the Stunning Island of Mykonos by High-Speed Ferry
Mykonos – Relish the Enchanting Character of Mykonos on a Private Tour
Mykonos – Enjoy the Island’s Luxuries and Culture with a Day at Leisure
Santorini – Travel by High-Speed Ferry to the Famous Island of Santorini
Santorini – Enjoy a Half-Day Sailing Excursion
Santorini – Relax in the Splendors of Santorini with a Day at Leisure
Santorini – Depart for Home
- Marvel at the preserved ancient temples and historic streets of Athens and the Acropolis on a private guided tour of the city
- Explore the beachside neighborhoods and fabulous ruins of the Temple of Poseidon overlooking Cape Sounion
- Bask in a luxurious sunset cruise around Santorini’s caldera
- Revel in a rejuvenating Thalassotherapy spa session in a tranquil spa near the shores of Mykonos
- Discover the charming village-like atmosphere in Oia, located overlooking the Aegean Sea on Santorini
- Relax on the celebrated sun-drenched, sandy beaches of Mykonos
Greece embodies charm in its landscape and wealth of ancient history. Your 10-day Greece vacation to Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini lets you indulge in the luxuries of the islands and embrace the splendor of the country’s vibrant past. Vacations to Greece begin in Athens, a timeless city surrounding the remnants of its former golden age. Your private transfer takes you from the airport to your comfortable hotel near the heart of the city. Your private tour of Athens offers insight into the contemporary and ancient history of Athens, along with leading you through the labyrinthine streets of antique neighborhoods to experience the culture of the city.
Venture to the edges of Athens along the shores of the city to visit local markets known for fresh fish, colorful vegetables, and tasty wine. Your guide leads you around the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, situated overlooking Cape Sounion. Transfer to the celebrated island of Mykonos by high-speed ferry where luxury and relaxation are one in the same. Enjoy a tour of the island, where you view the Cycladic architecture and the Paraportiani Church. A day at leisure allows you to relax on the beaches, enjoy a spa treatment, or stroll through the cobbled streets of the town at your preferred pace.
You travel to Santorini by high-speed ferry and find the island as picturesque as a postcard. You step onto a luxurious catamaran for a sunset cruise around the caldera, providing sweeping views of the cliffs, precious beaches to experience, and a tremendous meal to enjoy while bobbing in the Aegean Sea. Your day at leisure on Santorini can take you to see the ancient city of Akrotiri or wine tasting in one of the historic wineries on the island. You could even spend the day at the rooftop pool basking in the vista. On your final morning in Santorini, your private transfer escorts you to the airport for your flight to Athens. You will meet you connecting flight to take you home. If you aren't ready to leave Greece, consider a trip extension. To read about travelers' experiences on their customized trips, browse the reviews for Greece travel on Zicasso.
$3,245 per person (excluding international flights)
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