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Price: 630 EUR Per Person
Duration: 7 D - 6 N

Day 1 – ARRIVAL IN ATHENS

Meet and assist at Athens International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is yours to spend to explore this fascinating city, Athens, a magical city. The city with the most glorious history in the world is worshipped by gods and people. The enchanting capital of Greece has always been the birthplace of civilization. It is the city where democracy and most of the wise men of ancient times were born. The most important civilization of the ancient world flourished in Athens and relives through superb architectural masterpieces.In the evening (If time permits, depending on arrival flight details) – You can enjoy a “Romantic Dinner Tour with Acropolis View”: We will pick you up from your Hotel Lobby and before going to the restaurant we will have a short orientation of Athens, passing by the most important points of the city; the Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Garden, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library and Old Parliament. We then head to Elaia restaurant in one of Plaka's most central and beautiful spots. Housed in a three?storey mansion, Elaia restaurant offers a wonderful dining experience in a carefully appointed space. Attention has been paid to the minutest aesthetic details so all is in harmony with heritage and culture of the area. Particularly during the summer months, our guests can enjoy a breathtaking view stretching from the Acropolis to Lycabettus Hill from Elaia atmospheric rooftop. {Tour timing is 19:30 hrs approx Cost € 116 /- per person}

Overnight: Athens

Meals: None

Day 2 - ATHENS CITY TOUR WITH ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and start the half-day tour to Athens. 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 Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful 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, the Parthenon and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the New Acropolis Museum. Free time in the evening..

Overnight: Athens

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - ATHENS-MYKONOS

Today after breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Athens and transferred to Piraeus port for your ferry embarkation to Mykonos Island. Mykonos sits amidst the Aegean Sea like a unique Jewell handcrafted by time, the Greek sun and an anonymous local craftsman. All that can be said or written about Mykonos would be just too little. For centuries Mykonos existed under the shade of the religious centre of Delos and it had to wait until the 20th century to reach its international status and win a place on the world tourist map. Mykonos, famously called 'the island of the winds' due to the constant wind that blows, is the most popular and cosmopolitan island of the Cyclades and considered as one the most famous islands of the world. The sunlight of Mykonos from its first sunshine of dawn all the way to its last of the sunset is astonishing and supplements an atmosphere of images that seem to have sprung out of a painting. Arrival in Mykonos and transferred at your hotel. Rest of the day is free in order to explore the island.

Overnight: Mykonos

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - MYKONOS

Today, after breakfast the day will be free in order to explore the island. Among the cobbled streets, next to the churches, behind the freshly painted shutters, through the delivery of island living, the heavenly beaches and the liveliness of the night, Mykonos still keeps its secrets: The happiest different moments for everyone, here, on the most famous island in the world, each one of us makes each moment UNIQUE. Mykonos retains full beauty through the passage of time, and is and always will be a perfect host to visitors, offering unlimited vacation andgreat expectations.

Overnight: Mykonos

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - MYKONOS-SANTORINI

Today, after breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred at Mykonos port for your ferry embarkation to Santorini Island. A thousand sunsets, a thousand memories, a thousand heartbeats, colours of blue red & gold streaking the sky ... this is Santorini island ... Poets have written about it, artists attempt to capture its beauty. Nothing can quite describe ... the unsurpassed magic of Santorini. This tiny Greek island in the Aegean sea, rich in history & steeped in myth, is situated on the southern east tip of the Cyclades Cluster. Once famous for its seafaring captains & thriving trade from Russia towards England, France & Italy, & even further back in time the biblical volcanic catastrophe of 1500 BC, today Santorini is one of the most popular holiday destinations worldwide. Arrival in Santorini and transferred at your hotel. Rest of the day is yours to spend in order to explore the island and admire the breathtaking view.

Overnight: Santorini

Meals: Breakfas

Day 6 – SANTORINI – FREE DAY

Today, after breakfast you will be picked up for a cruise at the caldera and its hot springs. During this tour, you will have the unique chance to visit the active volcano of Santorini, walk on dried lava up to its peak, feel the heat underneath your feet and see the steam of sulphuric gases emerging from the earth bowels. Next, you will sail to the thermal springs where you can dive or step down into the blue waters in order to swim towards the springs (35-36 C).  Last you will visit the traditional sister island of Santorini, Thirassia, where you can either swim, go up to the village or simply relax and have something to eat. Return at your hotel.

Overnight: Santorini

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7- DEPARTURE

Today, after breakfast you will be transferred at Santorini airport for your departure flight via Athens.

Meals - Breakfast

INCLUDES:

Accommodation:

2 nights’ accommodation in Athens hotel on BB basis. Package rates are based in Standard Room  Type

2 nights’ accommodation in Mykonos on BB basis. Package rates are based in Standard Room Type

2 nights’ accommodation in Santorini hotel on BB basis. Package rates are based in Standard Room  Type

Meals:

Daily Breakfast (except day 1 – upon arrival)

Transfers:

Private round trip transfers in Athens from airport-hotel-port with private air conditioned taxi

Round trip transfers in Mykonos from port –hotel and v.v. on seat in coach basis

Round trip transfers in Santorini from port –hotel and v.v on seat in coach basis

Normal Ferry ticket – economy class from Athens to Mykonos

Hydrofoil ticket - economy class from Mykonos to Santorini

Sightseeing:

Half-day City tour of Athens with new Acropolis Museum (organized), with English speaking guide + entrance fees and the transportation from/to hotel (capacity of coach tour 40-50 participants) Full day volcano tour and hot springs (organized) with transportation from/to meeting point (Food?drinks and 5 € entrance fee to the Volcano are not included) with transportation from/to meeting point - clients need to go by themselves to the pick-up point for the tour

Details of tours:

Athens City tour (organized) pick up /drop off at the hotel.

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. (Capacity of coach tour 40-50 participants)The 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 colourful 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.

DETAILS OF THE TOUR IN SANTORINI

VOLCANO - HOT SPRINGS – THIRASSIA - PORT OF OIA WITH BUS TRANSFER

(duration of tour 11:00 – 18:00)

The bus will pick you up from your village’s meeting point and will drive you to Athinios port for embarkation! Your first destination is Nea Kameni Island, the volcano of Santorini! There you will have the unique experience to climb on the top of the volcano, see and take photos of the active crater and walk on its rims! Next destination is Palia Kameni Island for swimming in the hot springs created by the volcano’s underwater power! The boat sails to your next destination which is Thirasia above the underwater craters! There you can eat in the small traditional taverns, swim in the crystalline waters or even visit the village of Manolas on the top of Thirasia and enjoy the view! Going back to the port of Athinios, the boat stops for short time at the port of Oia where anyone who wishes can disembark! After Oia, the boat sails to Athinios port for disembarkation where the buses will be waiting for you and you will be dropped off at the starting meeting point! Departure from Athinios Port: 11:00 Return to Athinios Port: 17:30 Pick up Bus Service available from Fira - Imerovigli - Firostefani - Kamari - Perissa to Athinios Port Return Bus Service available from Athinios Port only to Fira- Imerovigli - Firostefani - Kamari – Perissa

Important Notes:

Rates subject to change in case of limited availability during events & exhibitions

*In case a new local city tax is introduced by the Greek Government in 2018, guests will have to pay this directly at the hotel and this tax is NOT included in the package rates (tax rates may vary from 0,50 to 4 Euros on a night basis depending on hotel category).

EXCLUSIONS:

GST will be levied as applicable based on the date of confirmation

Airfare & Taxes

Visa Fees and Travel Insurance

Guaranteed early check in or late check out. This is completely at the discretion of the hotel and we can only put in a request for the same.

City Tax/Tourist Tax (this is to be paid directly at the hotel in EUR)

Any expenses of personal nature

Tips and porterage

Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates.

Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.

Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list

Drinks including Water during meals / sightseeing tours are not included