Cosmopolitan Greece 10 Nights: Athens, Mykonos & Santorini
TRAVEL BETWEEN APRIL 15th - OCTOBER 15th
Indulge in the historical spots of Athens and the gorgeous Cyclades islands of Mykonos & Santorini. An exciting, luxury travel experience awaits you!
• 2 Nights Luxury Accommodations at Hotel of your Choice in Athens
• 4 Nights Luxury Accommodations at Hotel of your Choice in Mykonos
• 4 Nights Luxury Accommodations at Hotel of your Choice in Santorini
• Private Half Day Tour of Athens Tour with a licensed guide
• Private Half Day Mykonos Guided Tour with a licensed guide (Optional)
• Private Catamaran Cruise from Mykonos to Delos & Rhenia islands (Optional)
• Private Half Day Santorini Guided Tour with a licensed guide (Optional)
• Semi-Private Sunset Catamaran Cruise in Santorini (Optional)
• Airfare from Athens to Mykonos
• Hydrofoil from Mykonos to Santorini (Business Class)
• Airfare from Santorini to Athens
• Round-trip Airport/Port Transfers
• Breakfast Daily
• All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
DETAILED ITINERARY DAY 1
Welcome to Athens, the land of mythical Gods and the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple.
Upon arrival, your private driver will pick you up from Athens International Airport and take you to your luxury hotel. Enjoy your afternoon and evening exploring the vibrant culture and nightlife of Modern Athens. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for recommendations of their favorite restaurants, cafes and entertainment options.
DAY 2Athens - Half Day Private Guided Tour
In the morning, after breakfast at your hotel, your driver and your licensed English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby, to begin your tour around Athens’ most important historical sites.
During your Private Athens Day Tour, you will be visiting the Acropolis Hill, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Presidential Guard change and the Trilogy. Your licensed guide will be joining you for about 3 hours, in order to show you around Athens city center, Acropolis hill and Ancient Agora. Between sightseeing, you can have some free time to enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants that we will suggest you.
You can optionally extend this tour to visit the new Acropolis Museum, on your own or with your private guide.
DAY 3Athens, Mykonos
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Athens airport to catch your flight to Mykonos. Upon arrival, our representative will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel.
Enjoy the remainder of your day relaxing by the pool or one of the many crystal-clear beaches on the island. Take a stroll through the whitewashed labyrinth streets of Mykonos town, lined with numerous shops and restaurants. Make sure to ask your travel advisor for recommendations of their favorite things to do and see while on the island.
Spend a relaxing day in Mykonos, at your own pace, or enjoy an optional Private Half Day Mykonos Guided Tour with a licensed guide. You will do a panoramic drive of the island stopping at the Lighthouse area, St. John area for seeing Delos island and at one of the southern beaches of Mykonos, then continue with the walking part of the tour in Mykonos town. We will see the famous Windmills, Little Venice and the Paraportiani Church along with the winding streets of Mykonos town.
Enjoy a free afternoon by the sea at one of the famous beach bars of the island or ask your travel advisor for recommendations.
DAY 5 & 6Mykonos
Enjoy your days of leisure. Explore the island on your own or take, either a catamaran cruise or a private guided tour.
Optional Private Catamaran Sunset Cruise from Mykonos to discover two of the region’s highlights on this paradisiacal cruise, Delos & Rhenia islands or South beaches of Mykonos. Following departure, head to Rhenia Island to swim, sunbathe, and explore the scenery at leisure, continue to Delos Island, said to be Apollo’s birthplace and then the South beaches of Mykonos.
DAY 7Mykonos, Santorini
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the port of Mykonos to catch your hydrofoil ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival, a representative will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel. Spend the remainder of your day overlooking the spectacular views of the caldera and the stunning colors of the sunset. Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous restaurants while sipping wine from one of the local wineries. Ask your travel consultant for recommendations of their favorite restaurants.
Explore the island on your own or take an optional Semi-Private Sunset Catamaran Cruise. The cruise begins from Vlihada Marina, sailing past the red and white beaches to Akrotiri and the old Venetian ancient light house.
The first stop will be at the volcano and hot springs for a quick swim, before proceeding to a secluded bay, perfect for swimming and snorkeling, while the onboard chef prepares your lunch or dinner with fresh seafood and steak barbeque. Following your meal, continue your sail through the caldera, passing the islands of Thirassia and Aspronissi, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Epta Pedes Secret Church before returning to Vlihada Marina.
DAY 9 & 10Santorini
Days at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable Aegean views and the most romantic sunset in the world. Explore the island on your own or take, either a catamaran cruise or a private guided tour.
Optional half day Santorini Private Guided Tour with a licensed guide to get a more authentic picture of Cycladic architecture and culture. You will visit the ancient town of Akrotiri and the traditional settlements of Megalochori and Pyrgos.
Spend time relaxing at the famous red, black, or white sandy beaches, enjoy a vineyard tour and wine tasting experience, enjoy a Greek cooking lesson, or go hiking between Oia and Thira.
For further recommendations about beautiful beaches and memorable activities to explore in Santorini, ask your travel advisor.
DAY 11Santorini, Athens
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Santorini airport, to connect with your departure flight via Athens International Airport.
All itineraries are samples and can be further tailored to your travel preferences & budget.