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 / Paros (B)
Today you will leave Athens and catch the high-speed ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed at the port and transferred to your hotel. Take the afternoon to relax on one of islands fantastic beaches or visit some of the island’s famous fishing villages for your first glimpse of life on a Greek island.
Day 5: Paros (B)
Your day is at leisure, no activities are planned. Explore Paros and its natural beauty and rich history. Visit Ekatontapyliani Church, the church of one hundred gates. Ekatontapyliani is one of the earliest contributions to Christian architecture. Later in the evening your focus should be visiting the charming fishing village of Naoussa where you can feast on traditional Greek cuisine at one of the many seaside al fresco tavernas.
Day 6: Paros (B)
No activities are planned for today. Visit the traditional village of Lefkes or take a day trip to the secluded island of Antiparos and enjoy the crystal waters of the Aegean. You can also enjoy the stunning beaches of Monastiri or Kolymbithres. All this can make you hungry, so enjoy a wonderful dinner taking in the sea views and the sounds of waves crashing against the pier.
Day 7: Paros / 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: 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.