Day 1: Athens
Departure from USA to Athens, Greece.
Day 2: Athens
On arrival in the Greek Capital, you will be welcomed by a Hellenic Representative at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Your hotel is located conveniently in the center of the city and allows you to stroll through Plaka bringing you a mingling of Old & New Athens.
Day 3: Athens (B)
After breakfast, your day will begin as the knowledge and guidance of a licensed guide will assist you with a half day sightseeing tour of Athens. You will be visiting the Acropolis, the awesome Parthenon, the Temple of Athens Nike as well as the Temple of Zeus. The tour will conclude with a visit to the Acropolis Museum. Consider an Optional Experience to see the Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon.
Day 4: Athens / Naxos (B)
Today you will leave Athens and catch the high-speed ferry to Naxos. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed at the port and transferred to your hotel. Once you have settled in, take advantage of the island’s magnificent beaches or visit Chora, Naxos’ capital and enjoy some of the local cafes and restaurants overlooking the harbor.
Day 5: Naxos (B)
Your day is at leisure, no activities are planned. Explore Naxos’ mythical past by visiting the Temple of Demetra or a picturesque village such as Halki. Try the local drink produced in Halki, known as Kitron. In the afternoon, visit the remains of Portara, the 6th century BC Temple of Apollo. For dinner, visit one the local restaurants where you can feast on traditional Greek cuisine at one of the many harbor side tavernas.
Day 6: Naxos (B)
No activities are planned for today. Visit one of Naxos’ best beaches, the beach of Agios Prokopios, a long arc of sand and turquoise waters.
Day 7: Naxos / Santorini (B)
After breakfast, you will embark on a short cruise aboard a high-speed ferry to Santorini. You will be transferred to your hotel overlooking the majestic caldera. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the romantic atmosphere of the island. Perched on a cliff with breathtaking views of the sunsets and the sea below creates the perfect setting for the next few days.
Day 8: Naxos / Santorini (B,D)
Your morning is at leisure. In the early afternoon, you will be transferred to the port of Vlichada, where you will embark on your semi-private sunset sailing cruise. You will sail you to the Red and
Black sand beaches, sail past the volcano and hot springs. You will explore private bays for swimming and snorkeling. All this exploration leaves one hungry, so a light meal with many appetizers and salads will further enhance the experience.
Day 9: Santorini (B)
Today is your last day in Santorini. While in Santorini there are a few things you simply must do. Wine connoisseurs should enjoy a journey down the Santorini wine circuit through the inland villages of Karterados, Monolithos, Emporio and Perissa. End the day with a very romantic dinner experiencing the setting in the village of Oia.
Day 10: Santorini / Athens / Home (B)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Santorini airport for your flight to Athens and then connecting to your flight back home.
Key: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
Single Rooms: On all itineraries, single rooms are available to book a supplement. Speak to your travel specialist for pricing.
Airport Vehicle Transfers: Vehicle Transfers will be provided to guests who have provided Hellenic Holidays with their flight details.