Beauty becomes grandeur and legend becomes history during your personalized luxury tour of Greece offering an odyssey of adventure. Stunning ruins, bleached mountains, whitewashed homes, and turquoise waters accentuate the iconic charms of the mainland as the Peloponnese and Cycladic islands connect the deep well of antiquity with contemporary comforts. Uncover the path of the Minotaur and listen for whispers of the Oracle at Delphi, and then search for wisdom at the Parthenon dedicated to Athena...
Athens – Arrive in Greece’s Bustling Capital City with the Day at Leisure
The city of Athens is vibrant and alluring with a blend of Greek history amid the contemporary lifestyle of the lively cafes, sophisticated bars, and restaurants that brim with live musical performances. Your private transfer will greet you at Athens International Airport upon your flight’s arrival and escort you into the heart of the welcoming city. The remainder of the day is yours to get acquainted with the distinctive ambiance along the foothills of the Acropolis. Byzantine churches offer dazzling mosaics within the neighborhoods with village-like ambiance as restaurant terraces fill with the aroma of blossoming bougainvillea. Enjoy your time of settling in with plenty of time to have a leisurely dinner and take advantage of all that your hotel has to offer.
Athens – Discover the Ancient Life of Athens with a Full Day Tour
Athens – Explore Fascinating Museums and Visit Cape Sounion
Athens – Experience the Allure of Delphi and the Ancient Oracle
Athens – Relish a Day-Trip to the Serene Island of Spetses
Nafplio – Travel Ancient Corinth and Uncover the Secrets at Agionori
Nafplio – Visit the Ruins of Epidaurus and Enjoy the Wines of Nemea
Santorini – Traverse Remarkable Mycenae before Flying to Santorini
Santorini – Delight in a Day at Leisure on the Famous Santorini Caldera
Santorini – Embrace the Flavors of Santorini on a Wine Tour
Crete – Venture to Crete and Settle into the Comforts of Chania
Crete – Enjoy the Walls of Samaria Gorge and Treasures of Chania
Crete – Walk the Paths of the Minotaur and the Archeological Museum
Crete – Return to Athens and Depart for Home
- Discover the marvels of antiquity and the Hellenistic period in Greece atop Athens’s Acropolis, home to the Parthenon
- Indulge in the immersive beauty of Santorini’s whitewashed walls, shimmering caldera, and flavorful wines
- Witness the dramatic history of the Minoan civilization when touring Knossos Palace on Crete
- Search for the voice of the famous Oracle of Apollo in the classical temple inside the city of Delphi
- Venture deep into the fascinating layers of history in Greece when touring the National Archeology Museum, including the Aphrodite of Knidos
- Trek through the captivating flowers, cypress trees, and steep cliffs of Crete at Samaria Gorge
- Uncover the point at which mythology and history meet in ancient Greece at when visiting Mycenae, home of legendary Agamemnon
- Listen to the powerful acoustics produced by the marble design of the Theater of Epidaurus
- Bask in the enchanting view of the powerful Temple of Poseidon overlooking the colorful waters wrapping around Cape Sounion
- Venture away from the beaten island path by visiting the charismatic island of Spetses featuring historic, gorgeous mansions
Combine natural beauty, elegant architecture, and sophisticated ancient history for your luxurious 14-day tour of Greece. Captivating ruins sweep across the mainland and touch the scattered islands in the Aegean from the Cyclades to Crete. Philosophy and mosaics, golden beaches, and lavish wines invoke the splendor of an idyllic destination amid the famous destinations and serene sites away from the beaten path. The spirit of Greece emanates from the charming cafes and the fascinating marble statues, the iconic whitewashed buildings of the islands, and the soaring pillars of grand temples that take you from Athens to Nafplio, Santorini to Crete.
Immerse yourself in the wonder of Greece beginning with your arrival in Athens. Four nights spent in the remarkable city will allow you to savor the famous destinations and the hidden charms of the Acropolis, the celebrated new museum, Cape Sounion’s Temple of Poseidon, and the grandeur on displayed inside the galleries of the National Archeology Museum. A day trip to Delphi will unveil the alluring mysticism of the Oracle accentuated by fascinating ruins while time on the gorgeous island of Spetses highlights the quiet charisma of historical mansions and views that overlook the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea.
Two nights in Nafplio introduces you to the collective marvels of the Peloponnese beginning at the ruins of Ancient Corinth home to the legendary Jason of the Argonauts and the hidden medieval castle of Agionori crowning the terraced countryside leading to the former capital of Greece. Sip wine during tastings in the celebrated region of Nemea and wander among the spectacular ruins of Epidaurus including the renowned classical theater before searching for remnants of Agamemnon in the remains of once-powerful Mycenae.
Three nights in Santorini reveal the luster of the famous Cycladic island revered for its steep cliffs and magnificent caldera. The island boasts lovely beaches, peaceful villages, ancient ruins, and delicious cuisine including award-winning wines you can sample during a wine tasting excursion. Indulge in the beauty of the island at your leisure or venture onto the water for a sunset cruise. Your arrival for three nights in Crete will bring you to the comforts of Chania and Heraklion, charming towns decorated with Venetian fortresses. Whether strolling along the historical esplanade, winding through the maze-like alleyways, wandering through the largest gorge in Europe, or reveling in the Minoan history at the Palace of Knossos, Crete incorporates the best of Greece onto a single island. Don’t take just our word for it - consider reading some of our travelers’ reviews of Greece, and see how you can customize your own dream vacation.
$3,495 per person (excluding international flights)
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