Athens, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini, Tinos
Dates are customizable for private departures.
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.
Athens – Introductory Tour of Monastiraki
This relaxing 10-day journey will begin when you land at Athens International Airport. When you land, a private driver will be waiting to greet and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. With two days in Athens, you will have plenty of time to recover from jet lag, to settle in, and to explore the city. Your guide will escort you around some of the stores to admire the jewelry and other custom items on display. Once you are finished shopping, you will transfer to Tzistarakis Mosque, which was built in 1759 by the Ottomans. Finally, your tour will lead you to the remains of Hadrian’s Library, which will provide you with a fascinating view of Greece’s history.
Athens – Uncover the Temples and Ruins of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
It will be a delightful morning in Athens as you indulge in breakfast at your hotel. Soon after, you will begin the day’s tour, which will feature a visit to the Acropolis. Here, you will admire the age-old roads of the city as you are led to the famous site. From the first theater in the world, the Theatre of Dionysus, to the legendary Parthenon, you will discover all of the incredible historical attractions. In the afternoon, you will continue to the Acropolis Museum, where your expert guide will provide you with the knowledge required to discover some of the almost 4,000 artifacts on display.
Mykonos – Intriguing Historical Tour of Mykonos
After a tasty breakfast at your hotel, you will board a private boat and begin the scenic journey to your first island destination of Mykonos. Upon your arrival, you will have time to settle in before meeting your guide to begin your tour of Mykonos. As you travel around the island in a private vehicle, you will admire the charming homes that line the streets. The first stop on your tour will be the Kato Milli area, which is home to the island’s ancient windmills. Your tour will then continue to the popular village of Ano Mera, which is known for its historical sites.
Mykonos – Visit the Greek Island of Tinos
After breakfast, you will set out for a private cruise to the island of Tinos. Your captain and guide will lead you to some of the most picturesque areas of Greece, and your ride can even be complemented with a morning mimosa or glass of champagne. The boat will ultimately arrive on the island of Tinos, where a local guide will greet you and begin your tour. The Church of Evangelistria, also called Our Lady of Tinos, will be the first stop. Your tour will then transfer to the intriguing village of Volax, which is filled with artisan boutiques. Afterward, your tour will continue to the location of Tinos’ dovecotes.
Paros – Sail to Paros
As the streets of Mykonos begin to fill with locals and tourists, you will enjoy breakfast at your hotel before setting out for the island of Paros. Upon your arrival, your expert guide will lead you to the Town of Parikia. Parikia is known both for its wonderful shops and its historical highlights, and here, you will have some free time to discover a few of the boutiques, which will have handmade goods on display and for sale. Then, you will see one of the town’s most intriguing historical sites, which is a 4th-century church. After admiring the church, your tour will continue to the village of Lefkes, which is known for its magnificent architecture.
Paros – Stroll through Paros’ Museums
This morning, you will bask on Paros’ gorgeous beaches before indulging in visits to some of its premier museums. You will be led to Monastiri Beach, where you will enjoy several hours of relaxation and seclusion. Afterward, a local guide will lead you on a tour of two of Paros’ most intriguing museums. Your first stop will be a visit to The Sculpture Museum of Nikos Perantinos. The second museum that you will visit this afternoon will be the Folklore Art Museum, where you will be transported back in time to experience what everyday life was like in ancient Paros. Once your tour concludes, you can spend your final evening in Paros at your leisure.
Santorini – Venture to the Volcanic Island of Santorini with Visits to the Idyllic Villages of Fira and Oia
After breakfast this morning, you will set off for the next amazing Greek Island on your itinerary: Santorini. Santorini was formed from volcanic eruptions and is a breathtaking sight. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to your luxurious accommodation to settle in before being led on a tour of the island. Your guide will also provide you with a brief history of the island as you are led to the village of Fira. Here, you will have time to journey into the many boutiques. Your tour will then continue to the village of Oia.
Santorini – Discover the Splendor of Nea Kameni
Soon after breakfast, you will begin the day’s activities, which will be highlighted with a visit to the nearby volcanic island of Nea Kameni. Upon your arrival to the volcanic island, you will be met your local guide and transferred to your luxurious accommodation. Your time in Nea Kameni will feature a relaxing visit to the island’s exclusive hot springs. The hot springs formed as a result of the volcanic terrain, and are sought-after for their perfect temperature and healing properties. Once your memorable visit to Nea Kameni concludes, your private boat will return you to Santorini in time to witness the sunset.
Santorini – Private Winery Tour
After a bountiful breakfast at your hotel, you will have a relaxing morning at the beach. You will be led to Perissa Beach, where you will enjoy several hours to unwind in the lap of luxury. A refreshing cocktail and light snack on the beach will be the perfect way to spend your morning. This afternoon, you will embark on a private tour to three of Santorini’s premier wineries. The wines of Santorini are known and revered throughout the world, and you will learn about and sample some of the island’s best varieties. Your private guide and sommelier will lead your tour of each location for you to witness the secrets of the winemaking process.
Santorini – Depart for Home
The beautiful sunrise over Santorini will be a gorgeous sight this morning, and the views will never seem to get old. You will indulge in one last breakfast at your hotel before setting off on a leisurely stroll through your surrounding area. You will not have long before your private driver transfers you to the mainland for the return flight.
- 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
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.
$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.
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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