Dates are customizable for private departures.
This luxurious, 7-day journey has been customized for you, and it provides the perfect roadmap to ensure that you are immersed in the natural splendor of Greece. From its sunny weather to the endless assortment of offerings that are available from shore to shore, Greece is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking to enjoy mother nature on their next European vacation. Feast with a spectacular view of the Acropolis, indulge in a bike tour of Athens, sample some of the area’s...
Athens – Gourmet Dinner under the Stars
From the moment that you arrive in Athens, your every need will be taken care of. As you collect your bags and move through customs, a private driver will be waiting at the gate to lead you to your luxury accommodation in the heart of the city. When you are ready, you will indulge in your first epic excursion: a five-star feast. Although the food is fantastic, the highlight of your first evening will be the setting in which your meal takes place, which will be on a hill that offers incredible views of the world-famous Acropolis.
Athens – Hike and Yoga before Touring Athens by Bike
Your first morning in Greece will begin with a hike up Mt. Lycabettus. As you reach the summit, you will enjoy a private yoga session at the summit in addition to a spectacular view. Your yoga session will be followed by a well-earned and delicious gourmet meal on top of the mountain. Afterward, you will spend the rest of the afternoon venturing around Athens on a bike to iconic sites, such as the Olympic stadium, the Acropolis, Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus, and Parliament. Once your cycling tour has concluded, you can choose a nearby cafe to enjoy an al fresco meal beneath the mesmerizing Athens sky.
Athens – Cycle to Lake Vouliagmeni
Today will promise the perfect mix of sunshine, swimming, cycling, and spoiling yourself with spa treatments as you embark on an unforgettable excursion to Lake Vouliagmeni. The lake’s water is constantly being filled by thermal hot springs that bubble beneath it. As you can imagine, this makes the water remain at a constant temperature that is usually between 22 and 29 degrees Celsius. Upon departing Athens, you will cycle to the lake, which is roughly 25 kilometers from the city. Once you arrive at the lake, you will have the entire day to swim in its waters, sunbathe amid the surroundings, enjoy a gourmet lunch, and indulge in spa treatments.
Santorini – Sail to Santorini & Evening Caldera Hike
Today, you will sail to Santorini for the next half of your Greek getaway. Since you will be traveling on a private liner that will be complete with your own cabin crew, you will be able to sip mimosas, enjoy an onboard brunch, and admire the spectacular views of the Aegean Sea as you glide along its azure waters. Your private driver will lead you to your luxurious accommodation in Santorini before leading you on a walk along Santorini’s iconic Caldera Rim. By the time the sun begins to fade into the horizon and the sky is set ablaze amid a gorgeous sunset, you will be wishing that you could stay in this moment forever.
Santorini – Sailing around the Cyclades Islands
As the day begins, you will set off on an early sail to the Cyclades Islands, which will be followed by a day of outdoor enjoyment that will include sailing, swimming, snorkeling, and sightseeing. Your luxurious vessel will be staffed with a captain, small cabin crew, private guide, and will be equipped with state-of-the-art sports equipment that is required for an unforgettable experience. Between relaxing among the world’s most spectacular beaches, becoming acquainted with exotic marine life while snorkeling, and sunbathing, you will enjoy a stop at a local tavern for an exquisite lunch, which will feature the freshest seafood that the Greek Islands have to offer.
Santorini – Kayaking Adventure and Gourmet Tour
You will begin the day by indulging in a kayaking excursion with a private guide. This unique tour will provide you with a rare and up-close glimpse of breathtaking enclaves. After your kayaking adventure, you will embark on a food and sightseeing tour of the island with a culinary expert as your private guide. The majority of your tour will take place in Fira and Firostefani, where you will make your way among charming cobblestone streets, idyllic alleyways, and iconic sites while indulging in the most delicious Greek fare.
Santorini – Farewell to Greece
After enjoying such an amazing week of outstanding adventures in the great outdoors, it will be difficult to say goodbye. This morning, you will have one final Mediterranean brunch. After you have finished your meal, your driver will take you to Santorini airport, where you will catch your flight home.
- Indulge in a feast during your first night in Athens that will present you with a 360-degree view of the world-famous Acropolis
- Witness Athens by bike and while being regaled with a wealth of historical and cultural insight about each landmark
- Sample some of the island’s most delicious fare on a walking tour that pairs gourmet food with fascinating landmarks
- Enjoy a sunrise hike and yoga session at Mt. Lycabettus before delighting in a gourmet brunch at the summit
- Admire the sunset after enjoying an evening hike in Santorini
- Charter a vessel as you and your cabin crew embark on an epic adventure of sailing, swimming, and snorkeling around the small Cyclades islands
- Cycle to Lake Vouliagmeni before spending the day basking in its mineral waters and being pampered with endless spa treatments
If it is adventure and enjoying the great outdoors that you are seeking in your next vacation, Greece is the perfect destination for your next getaway. Imagine swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and sailing in the warm waters of the Aegean Sea, or exploring as you hike, walk, and cycle among some of the most breathtaking locales in all of Europe.
This luxurious, 7-day adventure offers the most exhilarating and exciting excursions in addition to ensuring that they are among the most elite and exclusive options. Your grand getaway will waste no time because your grand vacation in Greece will begin the moment that you land in Athens. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your luxurious accommodation before being treated to a delicious feast that will be complete with an impressive view of the Acropolis.
The following morning will begin with a hike up Mount Lycabettus, which will be followed by a yoga session and lovely brunch at the summit. Later in the day, a sightseeing tour of Athens by bike will introduce you to some of the city’s most iconic sites. The following day, you will indulge in another biking adventure to lovely Lake Vouliagmeni, where you will spend the day basking in the healing waters of the mineral springs and being pampered with endless spa treatments.
Afterward, you will sail to Santorini, where you will complete the next half of your Greek adventure. Upon your arrival to Greece’s most beloved island, you will be led an evening, caldera hike. The highlight of your evening hike will be witnessing one of the most jaw-dropping sunsets that you have ever seen.
The next day will find you being whisked away on a tour to the Cyclades Islands. This adventure will provide you with a captain and crew. While you sail around and explore these islands, you will be able to call the shots, which will allow you to choose to sightsee, swim, snorkel, or sunbathe to your heart’s desire. The following morning, you will set out on a kayaking excursion that will have you paddling your way among some of Santorini’s most beloved beaches. You will then spend your final night in Greece, eating and walking your way through Santorini’s during a tour of the most aesthetically and gastronomically appealing venues and vendors. After you have sampled some of the most delicious Mediterranean fare and explored many of the archaeological sites of Santorini, you will witness one last sunset over the Aegean Sea.
During your time in Greece, you will stay in opulent accommodations, and a private driver will be made available to you. Everything about this itinerary is also entirely customizable, so you can adjust anything and everything to better suit your moods and desires once you are in Greece. The only thing that you have to focus on is traveling to Greece and enjoying every inch of Athens and Santorini.
$1,815 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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