View of the Gulf of Elounda with Spinalonga Island, Crete.

Spectacular Island Tour of Greece's Charm

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Greece

Places Visited

Athens, Crete, Knossos, Heraklion...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

The Greek Islands are breathtaking and boast beautiful beaches as well as luxuriant landscapes for you to discover on this 9-day self-drive exploration from Crete to Naxos. Along the way, scenes of the spectacular seascape and moments of indulging in Ancient Greek heritage will fill you with an appreciation of the picturesque encounters and fascinating historical discoveries that await you.

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Trip Highlights

  • Ascend the cliffs that loom over Athens on a guided tour of the monumental complex of the Acropolis, a treasure of Ancient Greek discoveries
  • Explore the culture and heritage that emanate from the cobbled streets and age-old museums of Rethymno’s Old Town
  • Self-drive across the luxuriant landscapes of Crete on a tour of Frangkokastello’s Venetian castle and the golden sands of Preveli Beach
  • Unearth the origins of Cretan’s maritime heritage during visits to Chania’s Naval Museum and Venetian Lighthouse
  • Transport back in time to the Bronze Age as you drive to the archeological site of Knossos, the cradle of Minoan civilization
  • Spend moments of relaxation exploring the flowered neighborhoods of Naxos Island
  • Cruise to the humble villages that surround Naxos on a self-guided exploration of the charming churches and multi-cultural monuments, from Koronos to Filoti
  • Chart the sea that surrounds Naxos on a catamaran cruise, culminating with vistas of a staggering sunset over the island

Starting Price

$2,380 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

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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5 stars based on 19 reviews.

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