Tour Provider: Collette
Region: Europe: Mediterranean
Duration: 10 Days
Day 1 / Athens, Greece - Tour Begins
Begin your journey in Athens, the immortalized capital of Greece. Meet your fellow travelers at a local taverna in the city’s historic district, indulging in local cuisine and wine with traditional Greek entertainment. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza City Center Meals: Dinner
Day 2 / Athens
See the best of Athens with a local expert who highlights the city’s ancient roots on a comprehensive panoramic tour. Make your way along the world-renowned monuments, including the towering Temple of Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Olympic Stadium. Step into the past on a tour of the legendary Acropolis, an ancient complex housing a collection of temples. Admire the breathtaking view of the city below and discover the country’s beloved icon: the illustrious Parthenon. Make the most of an evening at leisure. Perhaps you’ll choose to join an optional local food tour of this capital city. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza City Center Meals: Breakfast
Day 3 / Athens - Mykonos
Start your day aboard a sleek, high-speed boat ride to Mykonos, an island paradise surrounded by the crystal-clear Aegean Sea. From sandy beaches and seaside cafes to street musicians and a never-ending nightlife scene, Mykonos offers limitless opportunities to kick back and enjoy the island’s irresistible lifestyle. Accommodation: San Marco Hotel Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 4 / Mykonos
The day is yours! Take time to explore on your own and discover this trendy destination however you’d like. Accommodation: San Marco Hotel Meals: Breakfast
Day 5 / Mykonos
Enjoy another day at leisure. Perhaps you will head down to the beach to soak up some sun, sip a cup of coffee on the waterfront promenade, or explore the town’s winding streets as you weave in and out of whitewashed buildings. Accommodation: San Marco Hotel Meals: Breakfast
Day 6 / Mykonos - Santorini
Your journey continues to Santorini, the Eden-like island where blue-domed rooftops and gentle ocean waves complement the bright white buildings and rocky hillsides. A picturesque landscape and iconic destination, Santorini’s charms reveal themselves during your 3-night stay. Accommodation: Aegean Plaza Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 7 / Santorini - Oia - Santorini
Uncover the past at Akrotiri, an ancient city buried and preserved in volcanic ash that is commonly referred to as the "Minoan Pompeii." Take a peek into the 15th century BC and explore the town. Head through a landscape of vineyards and volcanic cliffs to Oia, a seaside village with the island’s best viewpoints. End the day with a visit to a local winery and enjoy the famous wines of Santorini. Accommodation: Aegean Plaza Meals: Breakfast
Day 8 / Santorini
Make the most of a day at leisure. Relax, shop in the island’s charming town center, or even visit a local museum. Accommodation: Aegean Plaza Meals: Breakfast
Day 9 / Santorini - Athens
Depart the islands and fly back to Athens for your final night in Greece. Toast to the end of your sun-filled getaway at a farewell dinner. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza City Center Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 10 / Athens - Tour Ends
Wish the Mediterranean goodbye as your tour draws to a close today. Meals: Breakfast
In Greece, discover a place where age-old legends and monuments intertwine with warm sunshine and island-style living. Tour Athens with a local guide. Explore the Acropolis, home to the famous Parthenon and the city’s best lookout. Enjoy 3 days at leisure on the island of Mykonos, an Aegean paradise of sandy beaches and bustling energy. Uncover the past at the excavation site of Akrotiri. Make the most of a free day on the picture-perfect island of Santorini. From to the ruins of Athens to the bright rooftops of Mykonos and Santorini – embrace the country at its best.
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Price is based on 24 October 2020 - 27 April 2021 departures
At a glance:
Join a local expert in Athens and explore the city's world-renowned sites. Enjoy 3 days at leisure in Mykonos, the whitewashed island in the Aegean Sea.
Taverna Dinner Show
Geros Tou Moria is a traditional Greek tavern, located under the Acropolis in the historic Plaka, one of the most picturesque areas of Athens. Geros Tou Moria is considered the oldest Greek tavern in the Plaka, offering traditional Greek cuisine and wines accompanied by lively Greek music and dancers.
One of the greatest sanctuaries of ancient Athens dedicated to the goddess Athena is located in the center of the modern city of Acropolis. The masterpieces of ancient architecture in Acropolis have influenced art and culture for many centuries. Although many of the historical sites take up a majority of space in Acropolis, many small rural communes were built around these sites.
A Minoan Bronze Age settlement located on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini. The settlement was buried in volcanic ash by the Theran eruption in 1627 BC. The site was excavated. Much of what was found was the remains of Frescoes (type of painting style) and other objects and artworks. Today Akrotiri is still under some construction. However, a path was built from the city to the parking lot of excavations that is suitable for outdoor activities such as mountain biking, walking and running.
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