Athens, Mykonos, Tinos, Naxos, Santorini, Nea Kameni
Dates are customizable for private departures.
Beautiful sunsets, captivating landscapes, delicious cuisine, and enchanting panoramas will provide you with endless memories during your 10-day romantic Greece vacation. You will bask in the luxuries of the idyllic Greek islands of Mykonos, Naxos, and Santorini where you can embrace ancient history and enjoy local culture. With private sailing excursions, exceptional seaside dining, and luxurious accommodations, your island-hopping gateway will reveal the best of Greece's passionate spirit.
Athens – Romantic Dinner in Athens
This adventure will have you visiting some of the best and most romantic Greek Islands. Your journey will begin when you land at Athens International Airport. A brief stay in the capital city will be the perfect beginning to your trip, and your private transfer will greet you upon your arrival at the airport and lead you to your luxurious accommodation. You can have some time to get acquainted with your new surroundings before setting out to begin your discovery of the city. Later today, you will be able to enjoy the first of many delectable, Greek dinners. Your meal will also be paired perfectly with a glass of local wine.
Athens – Traverse and Tour the Acropolis
You can begin your morning by delighting in a tasty breakfast at the hotel before your local guide arrives to lead you on an exciting tour of the Acropolis. Some of the sights that you will see today include the remains of the first theater of the world, the Theatre of Dionysus, and the Temple of Athena Nike, which dates back to 420 BC. You will also learn more about the history of Greece as you finish your journey of the sites. Afterward, your tour will continue to the nearby Acropolis Museum. The Museum is home to thousands of historical artifacts that have been collected from the area around the Acropolis.
Mykonos – Arrive in Mykonos for a Private Tour
This morning, you will travel in luxury and style, which will allow you to feel the cool breeze from the Aegean Sea on your face. The island’s signature roads and whitewashed homes will welcome you, and a private transfer will lead you to your gorgeous accommodation for check-in. Soon after, your local guide will return to begin your private tour of the island that will have you venturing to the island’s many old windmills, which are considered to be a symbol of Mykonos. Afterward, you will transfer to the village of Ano Mera. Ano Mera is home to multiple intriguing attractions, and you will witness its ancient monastery of Panagia Tourliani and the remains of Gyzi Castle.
Mykonos – Excursion to Tinos
Today will feature an excursion to the nearby island of Tinos. After breakfast, you will board a private boat for the short but enjoyable ride to Tinos. Upon your arrival to the island, a local guide will greet you and lead you on a private tour of some of Tinos’ main attractions. The first stop of the tour will be one of the most popular and visited churches in Greece, the Church of Evangelistria. Your tour will then continue to the village of Volax, where you can enjoy some free time to discover some of the many unique artisan shops for which the village is known. The final part of your tour will be a visit to the island’s dovecotes.
Naxos – Private Sailing Excursion in Naxos
After breakfast, excitement will be in the air you transfer to the island destination of Naxos. Another quick transfer will land you at your luxurious accommodation, and you can take some time to check-in and get acquainted with your surroundings before setting out to explore the island. The sight of the blue sea will draw you to one of the island’s many beaches, and you can journey to Plaka Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches on the island. You can even indulge in a fresh Greek salad from a beachside cafe before leaving the beach to set out on a luxurious sailing experience in the afternoon.
Naxos – Exclusive Tour of Naxos
This morning, you will delight in a tasty breakfast at your hotel before being greeted by your local guide, who will lead you on a private tour of the island. One of the first stops of your tour will be the Village of Sangri, which is known for its iconic attractions, but the highlight of your visit will be the opportunity to see the Temple of Demeter. After you have received your fill of the Temple, your tour will continue to the Village of Damalas, where you will have the unique chance to tour one of the Village’s restored olive mills and to learn more about the history of olive oil making on the island. Your tour will then lead you to the last stop of the day: Panagia Drosiani.
Santorini – Exclusive Tour and Dinner in Santorini
This morning, you will transfer to the island of Santorini. Santorini is extraordinary because it was formed by volcanic eruptions that occurred many centuries ago. Your private transfer will lead you to your luxurious accommodation with wonderful, seaside views. Soon after, your expert guide will greet you to begin your private tour of the island. The next stop of your tour will be the Village of Fira, which is full of artisan shops. Your final stop of the day will be the Village of Oia, which is known as the best place on the island to watch the sunset, and a delicious dinner for two at this amazing location will be the perfect way to end your day.
Santorini – Hot Springs and Volcano of Nea Kameni
In the morning, you will have some free time to explore the island at your own pace. The morning will easily pass as you indulge in the culture of Santorini. Later in the afternoon, you will partake in an exclusive sightseeing cruise. A visit to Nea Kameni, which is a volcanic island near Santorini, will be a highlight of your cruise. Nea Kameni is located in the center of the caldera or volcanic crater that formed from the area’s many volcanic eruptions. On your tour, you will journey with your private guide to almost the top of the volcano’s crater. The island’s hot springs are pleasantly warm and filled with minerals, so you can bask in these special waters.
Santorini – Explore the Beach and Wine Tour
After breakfast, you will be led to the magnificent Perivolos Beach, where you will have several hours to relax and unwind. The black lava sand and crystal-clear water will welcome you upon your arrival, and you can bask in the warmth of the sun as you revel in every minute of this idyllic locale. When you are ready, you will then be provided with the opportunity to visit three of Santorini’s premier wineries with an expert guide and sommelier. Each red and white blend will be delicious, and you will especially appreciate the Vinsanto variety, which is known for its delightful sweetness.
Santorini – Depart for Home
Your final morning and breakfast in Santorini will be peaceful and serene. You will have time to enjoy one more stroll around the streets of the island together before your private transfer leads you back to the mainland of Greece and then to Athens International Airport for your return flight.
- Discover the sights of the Acropolis during a private tour of Athens, such as the Parthenon
- Admire the ancient windmills of Mykonos, which are a symbol of the island, during an exclusive tour
- Feel the romance of the Little Venice neighborhood of Mykonos, which is known for its ideal location and wonderful restaurants
- Explore the history and attractions of the island of Tinos, including some of the most visited churches in Greece
- Delight in a private sailing trip around Naxos, where you will witness gorgeous landscapes and intriguing caves
- Venture on a guided tour of Santorini that will have you exploring the Villages of Fira and Oia before indulging in a sunset meal
- Journey around the unique island of Nea Kameni, which is known for its hot springs and volcano
- Savor the delicious wines of Santorini during a private winery tour to three of the island’s premier wineries
The beautiful islands of Greece are the perfect destination for a vacation. The relaxing, 10-day journey will begin when you arrive at Athens International Airport. Two nights in the capital city will begin your journey. Upon your arrival, your private transfer will lead you to your luxurious accommodation. Once you have settled in, you can begin to discover all that Athens has to offer at your own pace. Later in the evening, you will transfer to an authentic Greek restaurant, which will is ideally situated on a hilltop and where you will enjoy a delicious meal for two in addition to some spectacular views of the city. The next day will feature a guided tour of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, where you can explore the remains of ancient Greek temples and witness the Parthenon during the tour.
After breakfast at the hotel on day three, it will be time to head to the port to board a speed boat that will take you to your first Greek Island of Mykonos. The cool breeze from the sea will guide the boat to the gorgeous island, which will be your home for the next two nights. A private tour of the island will highlight your afternoon, and as you admire the sights, you will easily become captivated by Mykonos and its beautiful landscape. The following day will feature an excursion to the nearby island of Tinos, where a guided tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the island. On day five, you will cruise across the Aegean Sea to reach your next destination of Naxos. An exclusive sailing trip around the island and private tour with your expert guide will allow you to discover the intriguing landscape, refreshing waters, and iconic attractions of the island. Feelings of romance will be in the air as you enjoy this special location, and a visit to one of Naxos’ restored olive mills and unique pottery workshops will also be unforgettable.
After a tasty breakfast on day seven, you will board a speed boat to jet off for your final island destination of Santorini. The next three nights on this gorgeous island will be relaxing, exciting, and luxurious, and you can discover the attractions of the island on a private tour that will include the Villages of Fira and Oia. A delicious dinner in Oia with the sunset in the background will be the ideal way to conclude day seven. The following day will feature a private, sightseeing cruise to the nearby island of Nea Kameni. Known for its amazing hot springs and volcanic crater, your visit to this unique location will be absolutely memorable. On day nine, you can relax in luxury on Perivolos Beach during the morning before venturing on a private winery tour. The tour will feature visits to three local wineries, where you will explore the vineyards and cellars while you learn about the history of Santorini’s wine and sip on multiple varieties. On the morning of day ten, your private transfers will lead you back to Athens International Airport for your return flight.
$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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