One of the islands group known as the best in Greece, is famous for its superb sandy beaches, immaculately whitewashed houses, sophisticated nightlife and high quality shopping. A top holiday destination, an easy and safe to explore country, capable to satisfy every taste and budget.
Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes and Crete island group combines ancient and modern life, and it is one of the most beautiful island Greek groups that has developed an international reputation and quite justifiably attracts large numbers of tourists from all over the world, amongst them many most famous celebrities all in search of that little piece of heaven.
This vacation package will give you the chance to enjoy an enviable reputation amongst the ancient sites, modern life, and food lovers, with some of the best restaurants in Greece. The largest and sandiest island in the Dodecanese, Rhodes featuring a grand total of 31 Blue Flag beaches.
Highlights of the Island Vacation Package
DAY 1 | Arrival in Athens. Arrival at Athens airport - Reception by our assistant, waiting for you and transfer by lyxurius car to the center of Athens - Accommodation at your hotel .Free afternoon. For the night we propose you Optional tour . Athens by night. thYour evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center and on the slopes of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.
DAY 2 | Panoramic tour of Athens. Departure to a half-day visit of Athens - Visit of the site of Acropolis and panoramic tour of the area by bus. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
Day 3: Athens / Rhodes
Pick up at your hotel in Athens and at the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Rhodes island (flight duration 55 minutes). Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Rhodes.
Day 4: Rhodes
Day at leisure in Rhodes, to discover the beautiful island of Roses. Situated in the southeast part of the Mediterranean Sea, Rhodes is a highly tourist oriented place, offering its visitors a combination of great history, marvellous beaches and a variety of long lasting night life and fascinating duty free shopping. Above all you should not miss the opportunity to visit the Old Medieval town and the Castle of the Knights. Overnight in Rhodes.
Optional tours: Rhodes shore excursions
Day 5: Rhodes / Crete (Heraklion)
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport, for your flight to Crete (flight duration 40 minutes). Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your hotel.
Crete is not just Greece’s largest island, but arguably its’ most fascinating and diverse. Its remarkable history is evident across the island, from the ruins of the Minoan palace of Knossos to the Venetian fortresses of Rethymo; from old mosques and Byzantine monasteries to the cave that is the legendary birthplace of Zeus. The Venetian port of Chania in Western Crete is one of Greece’s most evocative cities and the capital, Heraklion, is a dynamic city, the fifth largest in Greece. Overnight in Crete.
DAY 6: Crete
Pick up after breakfast from your hotel for the Best of Heraklion and Knossos Half Day Private Tour (Optional), balance day at leisure on Crete island. Crete is renowned for its natural beauty and diverse landscape. Spectacular mountain ranges dotted with caves are sliced by dramatic gorges that spill out to sea. The rugged interior is interspersed with vast plateaus and fertile plains. The east boasts Europe’s only palm-tree forest beach and the south coast has some of the most stunning beaches and isolated coves. Overnight in Crete.
Optional tours: Best of Heraklion and Knossos Half Day Private Tour (Optional)
DAY 7: Crete
Day at leisure. Discover the biggest island of Greece. Cretans are proud and hospitable people who maintain their culture and customs, particularly their strong musical tradition. Throughout the island you will come across traditional mountain villages and agricultural settlements unaffected by tourism, shepherds tending their flocks and come across men in traditional dress. Overnight in Crete.
Day 8: CRETE / SANTORINI
Morning transfer to the port for your ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 9: SANTORINI
Morning pick up from the hotel in Santorini for A 4-hour private tour to Oia, the Caldera and Fira , balance day at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world. Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 10: SANTORINI
Day at leisure. Explore the island with its legends. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange. The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion. Inland, fertile soils provide a softer landscape of silvery olive trees, fields of tomatoes and neatly pegged vineyards that produce sweet amber-colored wine. Overnight in Santorini.
Optional tours: Santorini tours
DAY 11: SANTORINI / MYKONOS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 12: MYKONOS
Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy this unique island. Or join the following optional tour
Mykonos Island Tour We start with a unique experience of the countryside Mykonos Island Our first stop will be the idyllic beach Ag.Ioannis with the best view of Delos Island and we will see fishermen and their boats at the small pier, private chapel and houses built in typical Cycladic architectural style. At the village of Ano Mera, the most traditional place , you can also visit the monk monastery Panagia Tourliani built in the 16th century and then we will have enough free time for a stroll around the square, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a drink or and ouzo (not included) and wish with the local people “stin igia mas” (cheers) Next stop is Kalafatis beach where there is time to relax a little and have a coffee or a refreshment (not included in the price), before going back to town. Exploring Mykonos port town by walking into the narrow cobblestone streets, passing by the traditional labyrinth of the old town. We will see the famous wind-mills and Little Venice and we will meet somewhere Petros the Pelecan, the mascot of Mykonos. Paraportiani church, Saint Nickolas of fishermen. After the walking tour you are free continue your private exploration in town. Meeting point Fabrika Square, Mykonos town.
Day 13: MYKONOS / ATHENS AIRPORT
Arrival in Athens. Connecting flight to your destination. End of our services.
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%
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