The gorgeous Greek Islands are the perfect destination for a memorable and luxurious family vacation. Begin with a stay in Athens to discover the ancient sites of Greece’s capital city. The amazing Acropolis and sight of the Parthenon will leave you in awe before you depart via a private, high-speed boat for the exotic islands of Mykonos, Naxos, and Santorini. Pristine beaches, historical sites, and engaging family activities will be found on every island, and you can discover the best of the...
Athens – Arrive in Athens and Evening Show
Feelings of excitement will set in as you and your family land at the international airport in Athens on day one to begin your memorable vacation to the beautiful Greek islands. A visit to the capital city will be a great way to begin your trip. A mix of old and new, Athens is a fascinating and historic city that is filled with modern amenities and endless attractions. Upon your arrival, your transfer will lead you from the airport to your hotel that will be located in the heart of the city. After becoming acquainted with your room, you can begin to explore the city. Wonderful shops, historical landmarks, and delicious restaurants can found around every corner. After a savory dinner at an authentic restaurant, you will be led to a local theater for an amazing Greek dance show. Your whole family will take their seats in the auditorium to enjoy the performance, and during the show, you will see genuine Greek costumes, traditional dances, and live music. You will be immersed in the history and culture of Greece as you delight in every minute. After the show concludes, you will transfer back to your hotel as your first wonderful day in Greece comes to an end.
Athens – Explore the Sights of the Acropolis
Mykonos – Arrive in Mykonos and Family Cooking Class
Mykonos – Discover the Island and Beach
Naxos – Arrive in Naxos and Private Tour
Naxos – Time to Explore and Private Sailing Excursion
Santorini – Arrive in Santorini and Exclusive Tour
Santorini – Visit Monolithos Beach and the Village of Oia
Santorini – Depart for Home
- Immerse yourself in the culture of Greece as you view an authentic Greek dance show at a local theater
- Explore the sights of the Acropolis, including the amazing Parthenon and Temple of Athena Nike, during a private tour of Athens
- Indulge in a private family cooking class in Mykonos, where you will learn how to create authentic Greek dishes from professional chefs
- Discover the ancient windmills of Mykonos during an exclusive visit to the Kato Milli area
- Partake in an incredible, private sailing excursion during your exciting visit to the island of Naxos
- Uncover the history of Akrotiri, which is an ancient settlement on Santorini, during an intriguing, private tour
- Marvel at the stunning sea views and magnificent sunset during a visit to Oia, which is one of Santorini’s most popular villages
The Greek Islands can easily be compared to paradise. With panoramic sea views, luxurious hotels, and gorgeous beaches, each and every island is truly breathtaking. You will experience the best of the islands on this amazing, 9-day vacation that is designed especially for families. The journey will begin when you arrive at Athens’ international airport on day one. A short stay in Greece’s capital city will be a great way to start your trip, and you will begin to immerse yourself in the culture of Greece when you experience an authentic Greek dance show on your first evening in the spectacular country. The following day, you will explore the ancient ruins and temples of the Acropolis on a private tour. The unparalleled Parthenon will be a sight that you will not soon forget, and in the afternoon, an intriguing visit to the Acropolis Museum will be an ideal way to end the tour and last day in Athens.
On the morning of day three, you will be led to the port to board a private, high-speed boat for the island of Mykonos. The island’s signature, whitewashed streets and buildings will welcome you, and once you get acquainted with your luxurious hotel, it will be time for an exciting family cooking class at a local restaurant. Here, you will learn the tips and techniques of authentic Greek cooking from professional chefs as you prepare and indulge in your own savory meal. The following day, a private tour will lead you to the unique towns and villages of the island, including the site of its well-known ancient windmills. Then, you will spend the majority of the day at one of Mykonos’ stunning beaches. On the morning of day five, you will once again board a private, high-speed boat to transfer to the next island: Naxos. On an exciting private tour, you will discover the island’s unique sites and artisanal shops. There will be time to further explore the island on the morning of day six before you and your family are transported out on a private sailing excursion, during which you will marvel at the stunning views and nearby landscapes as you are led around by your expert captain and guide. Once your boat ride concludes, you will delight in a final evening in Naxos at your leisure.
You will depart Naxos on the morning of day seven to head to your final island destination: Santorini. Once you check-in to the luxurious hotel with magnificent sea views, your local guide will arrive to lead you a private tour of the island. You will be able to see the ancient ruins at Akrotiri before transferring back to the Village of Thira to discover some of its unique shops. The next morning, you can bask in the warm sun of one of Santorini’s amazing beaches while time easily passes as you soak up the sun and crystal-clear waters. Later in the day, you will be led on a private tour of the Village of Oia. The highlight of this visit and the perfect way to end your day will be to watch the spectacular sunset from the Village’s idyllic location. On the morning of day nine, private transfers will return you to Athens and then to the airport for your return flight. Though you will not want your trip to end, the family memories that you will create during this wonderful vacation will last you a lifetime.
Consider reading some of our travelers’ Greece tour reviews for more ideas to perfect your dream Greek vacation.
$2,245 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.
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