11 Nights: Athens, Milos, Naxos, Santorini
TRAVEL BETWEEN APRIL 15th - OCTOBER 15th
Enjoy the culture and history of Athens and relax in the beauty of the Cyclades islands of Milos, Naxos, and Santorini.
• 2 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Hotel of your Choice in Athens
• 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Hotel of your Choice in Milos
• 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Hotel of your Choice in Naxos
• 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Hotel of your Choice in Santorini
• Private Tour of Athens with a Licensed Guide (Optional)
• Private Catamaran Cruise from Milos (Optional)
• Milos Private Cooking class & Lunch with an Aegean Cuisine Chef (Optional)
• Sailing Cruise from Naxos to Rina & Koufonisia islands (Optional)
• Private Catamaran Cruise in Santorini (Optional)
• Private Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting & Food Pairing in Santorini (Optional)
• Airfare from Athens to Milos
• Airfare from Santorini to Athens
• Hydrofoil from Milos to Naxos
• Hydrofoil from Naxos to Santorini
• Round-Trip Airport and Port Transfers
• All Taxes and Service ChargesDETAILED ITINERARY DAY 1Athens
Welcome to Athens, the land of mythical Gods and the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire.
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, Milos
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Athens airport to catch your flight to Milos. Upon arrival, our representative will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel. Enjoy the remainder of your day taking in the diversity of spectacular landscapes and the beautiful white sandy beaches. Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants while sipping wine from a local winery. Make sure to ask your travel consultant for recommendations of their favorite restaurants on the island.
DAY 4Milos – Catamaran Cruise from Milos
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and explore the beautiful island on your own or enjoy a private or semi-private Catamaran cruise.
Sail away into the blues and whites on a luxurious Catamaran! You will have the chance to stop for a swim in four of the most beautiful spots, Kalogries Beach, the famous Kleftiko spot, Gerakas sandy beach, the Blue Lagoon of Poliegos Island, and also pass by Sikia Cave and the White Rocks of Sarakiniko. During this luxurious magical cruise, you will also see the unique rocks of Cave Vani, the Bear Rocks, and more. While in Kleftiko, the crew onboard will indulge you in the intriguing stories and famous myths of the land.
Enjoy freshly cooked and served breakfast and lunch on the cruise. Quench your thirst or refresh your spirits with our variety of drinks and beverages available.
Enjoy your day of leisure. Ask your travel advisor for recommendations of the best beaches or activities to explore while in Milos.
Join an optional Milos Private Cooking class, experience the unique gastronomy of Milos and enjoy a delicious meal in a traditional tavern. Discover the secrets of the Melian cuisine and taste traditional recipes. Learn tips and tricks from a professional Aegean Cuisine chef instructor. The lesson starts with a welcome drink and a discussion about the delicious Greek cuisine.
DAY 6Milos, Naxos
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the port of Milos to catch your ferry to Naxos, where you will enjoy the atmospheric high mountain villages, isolated beaches and ancient sites. Upon arrival, our representative will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel.
DAY 7 & 8Naxos
Beautiful Naxos is a Greek island in the South Aegean, the largest of the Cyclades island group. Its fertile landscape spans mountain villages, ancient ruins and long stretches of beach. The capital of Naxos carries all the typical Cycladic features, and its heart beats in Old Chora, the fortified town with the cobble-stone alleys and the Venetian walled houses.
Optional Sailing Cruise from Naxos to Rina, Koufonisia islands or Rina, Sxoinousa, Irakleia islands. This is the ideal choice for sea lovers, as you will spend a full day of sailing under the sun and enjoy Greece’s deep blue waters. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to combine activities like swimming, SUP and snorkeling, with a stunning sailing tour of picturesque coves and bays.
DAY 9Naxos, Santorini
Transfer to the port to take the ferry to Santorini. Arriving on the island you will be transferred to your selected hotel.
DAY 10 & 11Santorini
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 choose between a catamaran cruise, a private guided tour or a wine tasting experience!
Optional Private or Semi-Private 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. Continue your sail through the caldera, passing the islands of Thirassia and Aspronissi, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Epta Pedes Secret Church before returning to Vlihada Marina.
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.
Santorini is a top destination in Greece for wine and has more than 20 wineries. The volcanic soils and unique ways that grapes are grown, make wine tasting in Santorini an absolute must. Follow optionally, a Santorini Private Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting & Food Pairing at an award-winning winery and restaurant in Santorini and enjoy your dinner while watching the sunset!
For further recommendations about beautiful beaches and memorable activities to explore in Santorini, ask your travel advisor.
DAY 12Santorini, 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.