Icarus

A 13 day trip to Greece 
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Acropolis, the National Archaeological Museum, the Tower of Winds, the old palace, the Greek and Roman Agora, the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House and the changing of the guards, the Temple of Zeus, the Olympic stadium and then you will be transferred to Lycabettus Hill for panoramic city views, Ancient Corinth,Nemea for a visit in a winery and the Archaeological sites,Epidavros, Mycenae, Ancient Olympia,Delphi Museum.

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General Information

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The white, battered walls of the Paraportiani Orthodox Church in Mykonos, Greece
Detailed Itinerary

Places Visited 

Athens - Corinth - Epidaurus - Olympia - Patras - Delphi - Mykonos - Santorini

Departure Dates 

Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1

Once you arrive in Athens, our English speaking driver will welcome you and transfer you in a Mercedes taxi to your hotel in Plaka, just a breath away from Syntagma Square, the shopping district and many other attractions. Check in at the hotel and settle in your superior room with Acropolis views where you will spend the next to nights. You can the walk towards Plaka for some shopping, a cup of coffee or a light dinner.

Day 2

Enjoy your breakfast and then you will be picked up by our English Speaking driver and our English speaking guide for your luxury mini bus guided tour in Athens. You will witness amazing landmarks such as the Acropolis, the National Archaeological Museum, the Tower of Winds, the old palace, the Greek and Roman Agora, the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House and the changing of the guards, the Temple of Zeus, the Olympic stadium and then you will be transferred to Lycabettus Hill for panoramic city views and finally back to Plaka, for shopping and lunch in one of the restaurants.

Day 3

Breakfast and hotel check out before you are picked up and depart for your Peloponnese Tour. After a one-hour drive to the south we will reach Ancient Corinth, for a visit at Acrocorinth and the canal. Then we will head to Loutraki for lunch and afterwards we depart to Nemea for a visit in a winery and the Archaeological sites. Next we are off to Nafplion, the first capital of Greece, where we will spend the next two nights at Hotel Amphitryon. It is a 5-star hotel located in Akronafplia and you will be hosted in an elegant sea view room.

Day 4

Have your breakfast and then we are off to Epidaurus for a visit at the ancient amphitheatre. Next is Mycenae with its Archaeological sites and museums and then we return to Nafplion for lunch in a nice restaurant. Leisure time in the evening to explore the romantic town of Nafplion.

Day 5

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and be ready for our trip to Olympia, where we will visit the archaeological site and the impressive museum. Lunch in a nice restaurant and overnight in Ancient Olympia at the 4-star superior hotel Olympian Asty.

Day 6

Enjoy your breakfast and set off for Delphi via Patras, Nafpaktos and the renowned bridge of Rio-Antirio. We will stop at the traditional mountainous village yet cosmopolitan village of Arachova for lunch and overnight stay in a deluxe room at the 5-star hotel Santa Marina.

Day 7

Have your breakfast and then we are off for a guided tour at the archaeological site of Delphi and its remarkable museum. On our way to Athens we will stop for lunch and a short visit to the historical site of Thermopylae. Upon arrival in Athens you will be hosted at a 5-star hotel, in a superior room with Acropolis views.

Day 8

Enjoy your breakfast, check out and be ready to get transferred to the airport to fly to Mykonos. Once you arrive in Mykonos you will be met by our local representative and be taken to the 5-star Hotel Petassos Beach Resort and Spa, in Platis Gialos, where you will spend the next two nights in a superior sea view room. The hotel boasts incomparable views of the sea and ensures the privacy, intimacy and elegance you require. Even more, the excellent services and attentive staff will make your stay simply unforgettable.

Day 9

Free time to explore the island.

Day 10

In the afternoon, our driver will collect you from the hotel and drive you to the port, where to board the hydrofoil to Santorini. Once you arrive in Santorini, our local representative will welcome you and take you Hotel Chromata in Imerovigli, where you will spend the next two nights in a room with view of the volcano. This lovely caldera-rim hotel overlooking the deep blue Aegean and the volcano lies just 2 km from Fira, the capital of Santorini. It is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, ensuring accommodation of the highest standards and exquisite facilities, such as an outdoor infinity swimming pool and poolside gourmet restaurant.

Day 11

Free time to explore the island.

Day 12

Enjoy your breakfast, check out and you will be collected from the hotel to be taken to the airport for your return flight to Athens. Once in Athens, transfer to a 5-star hotel by our driver.

Day 13

Have your breakfast, check out and you will be collected from the hotel to be transferred to the airport for your return flight back home.

Price

Starting Price 

$3,245
This trip is customizable for your private travel.

What's Included 

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all guided tours and activities (dependent on season)
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip
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.