Greece always pleasantly surprises its visitors who keep unforgettable memories. Experience the myth of the lost Atlantis in Santorini and enjoy the deep blue sea with its magnificent sunsets. Enjoy crazy nights in Mykonos, activities, local specialties of Greek cuisine, shopping and nightlife. Complete package that includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers, guided visits and ferry tickets.
Third island of the Cyclades after Naxos and Andros, Paros is located in the center of the archipelago. It owes its reputation to its white marbles and beauty of its landscapes, with gentle hills, valleys planted vineyards or olive groves, villages with flowered walls and lanes, not to mention the beaches.
Highlights: Athens (Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki, Thissio, Temple of Olympian Zeus, historical center)
Paros (Naousa, Kolibithres, the Virgin Mother of Ekatontapiliani church)
Santorini (archeological site of Akrotiri, Oia, Fira, Nea Kameni volcano, Imerovigli, Firostefani)
Mykonos (Little Venice, Lower Mills, Matogiannia)
> 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).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Enjoy the rest of the day.Visit others museums of Athens and you will get familiar with the history of Greek civilization. If you are fans of shopping, you'll find in the main street of Ermou your best choice for shopping. If you are fan of local food you will find various restaurants and small taverns with special Greek food and wine in Plaka. Dont forget to discover the Night life of Athens.
> DAY 3 | Paros
After breakfast transfer to Piraeus port to take the ship to Paros. Arrival in Paros and transfer to the hotel and overnight. Paros has a bit of everything you’d expect from an island in the Cyclades archipelago – whitewashed villages, blue-domed churches, blonde-sand beaches, fishing harbors with adjacent tavernas, and lively bars. From its shores the view is breathtaking towards the myriad surrounding islands and the road that circles the modest 770-metre-high summit reveals glimpses of translucent sea at every turn.
> DAY 4 | Paros
Breakfast-Tour of the island. Miniatures museum, marble quarries in Marathi, we will also discover the villages of Naoussa, Marpissa and Lefkes.Overnight in Paros.
> DAY 5 | Cruise to Santorini
Breakfast in the hotel. One day cruise to Santorini. We will start with Akrotiri Archaeological site Guided visit (with professional licensed Guide) at one of the most important prehistoric settlements of Greece. Akrotiri is a Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed by a huge eruption during the 17th century BC and buried under the volcanic ash, which preserved the whole city in perfect conditions so as to be referred often as “Prehistoric Pompei” The settlement has been suggested as a possible inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis. The site has been excavated since 1967. (Guided Tour 1 & ½ h) Entrance Fees not included in the price. We will continue with Red Beach Free time for photos or for walk at the famous beach, well known for the unique colour of the sand and the hill behind it. Soaring red lava cliffs which drop right to the sandy shore and into the clear blue sea. (45m) .
We will continue with Perivolos black sand beach One of the longest beaches in Cyclades & the best beach in Santorini, considered as the trendiest beach of the island. Offers a big variety of restaurants, taverns, cafes, beach bars & watersports. Ideal destination for those they want to combine relaxation, swimming & good food . time at leisure for lunch or swimming1 & ½ - 2 h ) Lunch not included in the price. We will walk at Megalochori (Walking Tour) at Megalochori, one of the most beautiful traditional villages of the island. Typical traditional cycladic houses, neoclassic buildings and small houses dug in the volcanic rock blend together with harmony. We find here also the typical small white churches with blue domes.(25 min).
Profitis Ilias mountain: The highest peak of the island (567 meters) is located between Pyrgos and Kamari. The Mountain's name is Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah), coming from the Monastery with the same name located at the top. From this vantage point, you will enjoy a striking view of the entire island, from the patchwork agricultural plains to the hilltop village of Oia. ( Photo stop 20 min).Return to Paros. Overnight in the hotel.
> DAY 6 | Cruise to Mykonos
Breakfast in the hotel. One day cruise to Mykonos. We will 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. Return to Paros. Overnight in the hotel.
> DAY 7 | Paros - Athens
Transfer to the port of Paros - Ferry crossing to the port of Piraeus and transfer to Hotel in Athens - Overnight in Athens.
> DAY 8 | Departure
Transfer to Athens airport for the departure - Assistance to boarding.
► Hotel 3-4-5* in Athens and Paros on Bed and Breakfast ► City tour with official guide in Athens ► Arrival and departure transfers in Athens and Paros ports ► Piraeus / Paros / Piraeus by ferry, tourist class. ► Excursions included the program (Santorini & Mykonos) ► Official guide for the excursions mentioned in the program.
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%