This 6 night Greek Island Vacation includes 2 of the most beautiful Cycladic islands in Greece.Mykonos island is a wonderful kaleidoscope of cosmopolitan shops, rocking bars, quaint windmills, great beaches, homey taverns and hidden churches all set against a brilliant blue backdrop. InSantorini enjoy the sensational sunsets, the fascinating excavations, the iconic black and red beaches, and the dazzling white towns. This Greek island tour package is fully flexible, and can be complimented with a stay in Athens either prior or after your visit to the islands
Highlights: Mykonos (Little Venice, Lower Mills, Matogiannia), Santorini (archeological site of Akrotiri, Oia, Fira, Nea Kameni volcano, Imerovigli, Firostefani)
DAY 1: ATHENS / MYKONOS
Early morning transfer to the port of Athens to board the ferry to the island of Mykonos. Upon your arrival on the island, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy this unique island. Mykonos is an island with bars, windmills, great beaches, homey taverns and hidden churches all set against a brilliant blue backdrop. And it's not just the water that sparkles in the sun on Mykonos, but also the marble streets and beautiful white cubist buildings that characterize the island's architecture.
DAY 2 & 3: 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 4: MYKONOS / SANTORINI
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port to embark on the ferry to the island of Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini port, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel.
DAY 5 & 6: 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).
Oenotourism Center - Santo Wines: Follow the whole wine making process, from the moment of the grape pressing up to bottling. Taste the distinctive wines of the island and learn about the unique in the world Santorini vineyard! Specialized enologists give away the wine's hidden secrets, while the visitors may taste and get to know the various types of company's famous wines . (45m).
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world.
DAY 7: SANTORINI / ATHENS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port to embark on the ferry for your return to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens port (Piraeus), you will be transferred to your selected hotel.
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%