View of the Acropolis at sunset in Greece

Idyllic Greek Islands Itinerary for Seniors

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Greece

Places Visited

Athens, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

Experience much of the best that Greece has to offer and more during this immersive 10-day getaway to the idyllic haven of the Greek Isles. The Greek Islands are imbued with beautiful landscapes, delicious food, intriguing history, and a captivating culture. Explore famous such like the Acropolis, bask in the relaxing hot springs of Nea Kameni, and immerse yourself in the region’s delicious food and wine.

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Trip Highlights

  • Marvel at the historic attractions of Athens, including the many ancient temples and ruins of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
  • Witness the age-old windmills of Mykonos, which are known as a symbol of the island with a visit to the Kato Milli area
  • Explore the island of Tinos, which is considered one of the holiest Greek Islands and where you will tour many religious sites
  • Indulge in a tour of the charming town of Parikia, which is knowns for its custom boutiques of artisan goods
  • Stroll through some of the amazing museums of Paros, where you will see fascinating art and sculptures that allude to day’s that have long past
  • Travel the roads of Fira and Oia, which are two of Santorini’s most popular villages, to bask in their peaceful nature
  • Bask in the relaxing hot springs of Nea Kameni and explore the volcanic island and its caldera
  • Immerse yourself in the delicious wines of Santorini, which are appreciated around the world, with a private tour and tasting

Detailed Description

The islands of Greece are beautiful and luxurious, making them the ideal destination for a relaxing vacation. Your amazing journey will begin when you land at Athens International Airport, where you will spend two nights in the capital city. As you explore the lively neighborhood of Monastiraki during your first afternoon, you will begin your cultural immersion. The following day, your tour will lead you to the historical sites of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, where, from the Theatre of Dionysus to the Parthenon, you will uncover endless relics from Ancient Greece. On the morning of day three, your sights will be set on the Aegean Sea and the island of Mykonos. Two nights on the island will allow you to discover its beauty and unique attractions. During a private tour, you will journey to most iconic areas of the island, including the locations of its age-old windmills. Day four will feature an exclusive cruise and day trip to the nearby island of Tinos. Known as one of the holiest of Greek Islands, Tinos will present you with an endless variety of attractions that will further immerse you in the luxury of the Greek Isles.

After breakfast at your hotel on the morning of day five, you will board a private boat and set off for the island of Paros. An introductory tour will immerse you in the lifestyle of the island, from the popular town of Parikia to the charming village of Lefkes. The following day, your exploration of Paros will lead you to Monastiri Beach, where hours will easily pass as you bask in the sun, golden sands, and sparkling water. Later in the day, you will dive deeper into the culture of Paros with private tours to two of the island’s museums: The Sculpture Museum of Nikos Perantinos and the Folklore Art Museum. From breathtaking Greek sculptures to ancient tools and fabrics, you will witness it all during your visit.

On the morning of day seven, you will cruise across the Aegean Sea for the unparalleled island of Santorini. The final three nights of your trip will be spent on this remarkable island, and you will uncover the best areas and experiences that it has to offer. During your initial tour of the island, you will journey to the villages of Fira and Oia, which are known for their unique shops and spectacular views. The following day, another intriguing day trip will lead you to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni, where you will enjoy a swim in its sought-after hot springs. The warm and soothing waters, along with the beautiful backdrop, will make for a perfect day.

On day nine, your luxurious getaway will continue as you spend the morning relaxing at Perissa Beach, which is known for its black lava sand and crystal water. Later in the day, you will enjoy a private tour of three of Santorini’s premier wineries. Santorini’s wines are known and appreciated around the world, and you will be provided with the exclusive opportunity to tour and sip your way from one location to the next. This exclusive experience will be the perfect way to culminate your final day in Greece.

Starting Price

$2,595 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.

What's Included

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.

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