13 Days Island Package to Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Crete & Rhodes

  • Athens
DAY 1- ARRIVAL: Meet and greet at the Athens Airport to transfer you to your hotel. Free time. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 2 – ATHENS SIGHTSEEING: Our first stop is the Acropolis site, a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple), Erectheion (the temple with the 6 female figurers, Caryatides), Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Godess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Dionysus theater and finally the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached the Christianity for the first time in Athens). Our next stop will be the Temple of the Olympian Zeus (the largest temple in Hellenic and Roman times), the Panathenian Stadium (the stadium of the first Olympic Games on 1896), the memorial of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the Guards (Euzones) in front of the Greek Parliament, opposite the Syntagma or Constitutional square. Let's continue and see the Trilogy of Athens (the Academy, the First University of Athens and the National Greek Library) and finally the Lycabettus Hill (the highest point of Athens) and don't forget to take some pictures and a memory in your mind and heart of the entire city. We will also drive through Plaka (the oldest neighborhood in Athens) the picturesque quarter of the city, where there are little shops with handmade crafts and gifts for you to buy and Monastiraki (Flea Market), where you can have a pleasant walk and shopping with your friends and family. If the time permits, our next stop will be the Ancient Greek Agora or the Roman Agora (ancient markets), where is the temple of Hephaestus (the most well preserved temple in Greece), the Stoa of Attalos and the beautiful St. Catherine orthodox church. When you feel hungry get ready to taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch, the tour will guide you to a traditional Athens restaurant or tavern. It's up to you to choose from a variety of flavors of the most known Greek dishes. After lunch, enjoy a visit at the New Acropolis Museum where you can see the marbles of the Parthenon and a superb collection of artifacts and relics found on the Acropolis excavations or the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, almost twice the size of the previous one that houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations not only Greece, but Middle East and the Balkans as well from prehistory to late antiquity. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 3 - ATHENS - MYKONOS ISLAND: Pick up from your hotel to transfer you to Piraeus Port and embark the Ferry for the famous Mykonos Island. Upon arriving, transfer from the port to your hotel. Free time for yourself. Mykonos is the most well-known island on the planet for its shorelines and fun, otherwise called the island of winds. The walk around ''Little Venice'' of the island, or the stroll through the narrow streets of "Matogiania" will be absolutely enjoyable, and you can shop garments and other things that you'll just discover in Mykonos. We propose you unwind at your hotel and appreciate the astonishing night life of Mykonos! Overnight in Mykonos.

DAY 4 - MYKONOS ISLAND - DAY CRUISE TOUR TO DELOS: (OPTIONAL). Today, we recommend you a phenomenal half-day trip, to the hallowed island of Apollo and Artemis, one of the Unesco Heritage of Greece. Delos is a standout amongst the most imperative archeological destinations of the eastern Mediterranean. You may visit, among others, the remaining parts of the Temples of Apollo, the haven of Artemis, the old city and the theater and after that, stroll down the Lion Street. Additionally, in the historical center of Delos, you can appreciate Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Sculptures, a gathering of vessels from all periods just as little things of regular use. The visit takes around 5 hours. Overnight in Mykonos.

DAY 5 - MYKONOS ISLAND - SANTORINI ISLAND: Appreciate the morning until our driver meets you at your lodging to transfer you to Mykonos Port to get the ship for Santorini island. Our driver will meet you at Santorini Port to transfer you at your lodging. Free time. Overnight in Santorini.

DAY 6 - SANTORINI - DAY CRUISE TO VOLCANO (OPTIONAL). Our driver will pick you up at 09.30 to begin the voyage round Santorini. Our first stop will be at the spring of gushing lava of Santorini! You may have the chance to walk around and explore the volcano's edge. We are going to visit the island of Palea Kameni where the popular hot springs are found on the west side. A place that's really well known for its thermal waters where you would like you'll be able to appreciate a swim within the hot springs. Proceeding, we will visit the island of Thirassia, you may walk at the beautiful and conventional town and appreciate a lunch with authentic Santorinian cooking and gastronomy. At last we'll reach Oia. From there, you'll either climb the 200 steps on foot or ride the traditional donkeys. At Oia town, you'll have the chance to walk through around the Caldera’s beauty, as well as appreciate the foremost breathtaking nightfall of your life! After the dusk, at around 20.30 we will transport you back to your lodging. Overnight in Santorini.

DAY 7 - SANTORINI ISLAND – HERAKLION, CRETE: Enjoy your morning and then we will transfer you to Santorini Port to take the boat for Heraklion Port and transfer at your hotel upon arriving. Overnight in Heraklion.

DAY 8 - TOUR IN OLD CITY OF CHANIA & RETHYMNO: (OPTIONAL). Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in order to visit two of the most picturesque and beloved cities in Crete. City of Chania and City of Rethymno. You will visit the old town of both cities, you will walk at narrow streets, and our guide will explain everything about their history. You will taste the Cretan cuisine at one of the traditional tavernas and we will return in Heraklion late in the afternoon. Overnight in Heraklion.

DAY 9 - CRETE: PRIVATE TOUR IN KNOSSOS & ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM OF CRETE: Our driver will meet you at your hotel for a unique Private visit at the Palace of Knossos, the Archeological Museum of Heraklion, the old city and old market of Heraklion. You will have the special chance to visit the Palace of Knossos in Crete, to find out about the rich way of life which started around 2000 BC and was exemplified by brilliant momentous structures and an unpredictable social structure. Additionally, you will visit the Archeological Museum of Heraklion and you will explore the lovely old town and old market of Heraklion, also. Try not to pass up on the opportunity to taste the Cretan worldwide renowned cooking! Overnight in Heraklion.

DAY 10 – HERAKLION, CRETE – RHODES ISLAND: Transfer to the Heraklion airport to get a flight to Rhodes island. Transfer to your hotel in Rhodes upon arrival. Free time Overnight in Rhodes.

DAY 11 - RHODES ISLAND: TOUR IN LINDOS & ANCIENT ACROPOLIS IN RHODES (OPTIONAL): Pick up from your lodging at about 09.00 so as to get the hang of everything about Rhodes. You can stroll at the streets of Rhodes Medieval town and the Street of the Knights and we will visit the stunning Palace of Grand Master of the Knights. A short time later, we will visit Lindos Village and the Ancient Acropolis, situated at the highest point of a slope at the adjacent rural areas of Rhodes, with the Ancient Stadium, the Theater and the Temple of Apollo. We will proceed with our visit at the slope of Filerimos, and the Byzantine Monastery of Our Lady of Filerimos. We return back to the Old Town of Rhodes, where you can visit the Chapel of Agios Georgios, the Byzantine church of Our Lady of the Castle and Suleiman Mosque. Overnight in Rhodes.

DAY 12 - RHODES ISLAND- TOUR IN THE VALLEY OF BUTTERFLIES (OPTIONAL) - ATHENS: Pick up at about 08.30 to visit the amazing Valley of the Butterflies, a natural park that thousands of butterflies make their appearance every year! Walk around enjoying the enchanting natural beauty and sounds. Next, we pay a visit to the Natural History Museum and the little Monastery “Virgin of Kalopetra”. At about 13.00, we drop you off at Rhodes airport to take your flight to Athens. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 13 - DEPARTURE DAY: Transfer to Athens airport according to your flight details.
  • Acropolis
  • Plaka in Athens
  • New Museum of Acropolis
  • Mykonos Island & beaches in Mykonos
  • Santorini, Volcano, Thirasia e.t.c
  • Caldera Sunset
  • Palace of Knossos in Heraklion
  • Archaeological Museum at Heraklion
  • Lindos Village in Rhodes
  • Ancient Acropolis in Rhodes
  • Valley of Butterflies
PRICE INCLUDES :
• Transfer from/to Athens airport/hotel • Transfer from Hotel in Athens to Piraeus port • Transfer from/to port/airport/hotel on each Island • Private Athens Sightseeing • Domestic flight from Heraklion airport Crete to Rhodes island • Domestic flight from Rhodes airport to Athens airport • Fast ferry tickets from Piraeus Port - Mykonos - Santorini - Crete Island • Private Tour in Palace of Knossos & Archaeological Museum of Heraklion • 12 Nights’ accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels • Daily Breakfast • All taxes

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• Meals & Personal expenses
• Entrance fees at the Archaeological sites
• Tour Guides
• Optional tours
• Hotel City Tax (1,5 euro per room per night in 3* hotels OR 3 euro in 4* hotels)

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