Looking into history is one thing but getting to relive the time that made us what the mankind is today is something on a completely different level, and this is exactly Greece holidays invite you for. From stepping into the mythological world of the Athens with Acropolis and visiting its world acclaimed Archaeological museum to Mykonos’ heartwarming streets and the nightlife to die for and to top it up the beautiful Santorini; the land of the most stunning sunsets. Can you imagine your visit to Greece being more magical?And the fun part; it is an all-inclusive trip to Greece so all you have to do is pack your bags and enjoy.
So join us on this trip of a lifetime and experience the magic of Greece all inclusive are mentioned below.
Ferries/hydrofoils for the Greek Islands only operate between May 2nd and September 8th due to weather conditions.
- Flight into Athens and out of Athens
- Hotel for 2 nights in Athens
- Ferry Athens – Mykonos (May 2 to Sep 8 only)
- Hotel for 3 nights in Mykonos
- Ferry Mykonos – Santorini (May 2 to Sep 8 only)
- Hotel for 3 nights in Santorini
- Flight: Santorini – Athens
- Hotel for 2 nights in Athens
- Daily breakfast (if stated in hotel info)
Note: Please be advised that ferries and hydrofoils only operate between May 2 and September 8 due to weather conditions
4 days in Athens
European vacations have their own charm; owing to their rich culture and architecture, all the factors that quadruple in Greek islands as this travel destination offers you a deeper insight into the culture and how it began. Starting from Athens that is home to Acropolis, a city of temples where the gargantuan monuments glisten with the sun and moon into a hundred different hues of honey and milk. Stroll through the elegant Syntagma Square past the House of Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will delight your heart but evenings here are best spent in the old neighborhood on the slopes of the Acropolis that goes by the name Plaka and has many restaurants, cafes, and shops. You can also visit Kerameikos, Athens’s ancient cemetery before heading to the Roman Forum to see the Tower of the Winds and Hadrian’s Library and the ancient Agora with its Temple of Hephaistos and don’t forget to climb Filopappoa Hill, the location of Socrates prison and then break for souvlaki in Thissio.
On your Greek islands travel, you cannot miss out on ‘Delphi Day tour’; Delphi called the ‘Omphalos’ (navel of the earth), was the center of the ancient world. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios where you will get to see the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete, Aghias.
3 nights in Mykonos
If you are feeling a bit on history overdose then don’t worry! We are now in Mykonos where people only folk for two reasons; beaches and parties so get your swimsuit out and visit paradise beaches. Or don’t wear a swimsuit at all because it’s also Greece’s original Nude beach; one of the perks of Greece Holidays. Sunbathe on its soft sands and carouse in famous hot spots like the Tropicana Beach Bar and CavoParadiso Club where parties outlast nights. You won’t be getting much sleep in this city.
If late parties are not your thing then we have Caprice for you which has been inspiring poets with its beautiful sunsets overlooking the little Venice, windmills and the sea for more than 25 years.
3 nights in Santorini
Let’s start exploring Santorini but first let’s visit the Kastro (fortress), a 13th century Venetian castle, before heading to the Monastery of ProfitisIlias, one of the two highest points on Santorini from where you will see what this place is famous for; stunning views. With its multicolored cliffs lining the sea, it looks like a mesmerizing weave of colors, beautiful enough to make your European vacations memorable.
Like the rest of the Greece, Santorini is also deeply rooted in the past and the semblance that it provides through its fascinating Minoan site of Akrotiri and the gorgeous traditional hilltop village of Oia is intriguing for anyone who loves history.
If this Greek heaven has tickled your travel bone then we strongly recommend you fulfill it while you have a chance. This trip to Greece is all inclusive of all the ferry rides between different cities so you will not have to worry about a thing like we say just pick a date and pack your bags and let us do all the worrying.
Day 1 in Athens
Welcome to Athens! Once you land in Athena, you could take a taxi to your hotel or if you’ve purchased a transfer to your hotel; a representative will be waiting for you at the exit. Check in at your hotel and rejuvenate yourself with a hot shower.
Time to explore the country of the almighty, Greek Gods. We recommend starting off with a light walk through the elegant Syntagma Square past the House of Parliament. Time permitting, we highly recommend you witness the Changing of the Guard (Evzones) that happens hourly. After that, you could explore Syntagma’s breathtaking marble Metro station, with its display of artifacts, which should not take much time. Time for lunch!
After your delicious lunch, we recommend the Plaka, it is an old neighborhood on the slopes of the Acropolis with its various cafes and shops. If you continue going up you’ll be in Anafiotika. Built in the 19th century by immigrants, it gives an immense feeling of that old village charm.The view at night from Acropolis is just out of the world! Highly recommended!
For Dinner we would suggest the Archaeological Promenade, where you will find a lot of people just walking, they call it volta (stroll). We recommend a glass of wine and dinner (if you did not have in Plaka). Time to head to the hotel for a good nights rest.
Day 2 in Athens
Wake up early morning and after a hearty breakfast head for Ancient Acropolis and its crown jewel, the Parthenon. We start off with a visit to the New Acropolis Museum and the Erechtheion there you’ll find the famed ‘Porch of the Maidens’, featuring six female figures as columns.
We recommend escaping the hot afternoon and head into the shade of the National Gardens, an oasis in the heart of Athens. Here you can relax by the Zeppelin’s fountain.Lunch time!
After a hearty meal head to Kolonaki. We recommend exploring the Benaki Museum, the Greek Ancient Art Museum before taking the funicular to Mt. Lycabettus for sunset and mesmerizing view of the Acropolis at night. We recommend dinner and perhaps a show at Odeon of Herod Atticus.
Day 3 in Mykonos
From Athens to Mykonos
Today make way to Mykonos. We will book your ferry reservation in the morning, giving you ample time for breakfast, before heading for your ferry to Mykonos. Your schedule will be confirmed upon confirmation of services. If you’ve booked private transfers the representative will meet you at the hotel and escort you to the port.
Once in Mykonos! If you have paid for private transfers then there will be a representative at the port, who will take you to your hotel. After check in, grab a bite to eat and head out to explore the island’s main town, Chora.
We recommend just taking a light stroll through narrow lanes of Chora, as you stroll about you’ll notice the PanagiaParaportiani, The famed majestic white church, dating to the Byzantine era. Next, head towards the Archaeological Museum, where there are artifacts dating back to the 25th century B.C.
Time permitting visit the Mykonos Folk Museum as well as the Agricultural Museum
In the evening we suggest a glass of wine in Alefkandra, it goes perfectly with the mesmerizing sunset. For dinner we suggest heading to Little Venice, with waterfront views where you can relax and enjoy dinner, it is a seafood lovers paradise!
Day 4 in Mykonos
Rise and Shine! Time to head to the beach for some sun and sand. If you love sunbathing, Paradise beach is the place for you, Mykonos’ original nude beach. If you’re a party animal Paradise Club famed for its enormous swimming pool in the middle, steals the show with its nightly fireworks and a wild party that lasts until midnight! If that’s not for you then head up to Psarou Beach. The environment makes this beach popular among families.
After all the sun and sand, head back to Chora for cocktails at Caprice. Caprice is famed for the sunset view. After sunset, head to your hotel for a quick change of clothes because of its party time! We recommend Matoyanni Street, great place for dinner and drinks.
After dinner, you could head to your hotel or later, much later if you’re the party animal, it’s time to experience the real nightlife of Mykonos! Head straight for Paradise beach, to CavoParadiso or Paradise Club, extremely popular with rotating international DJs. If you last the whole night, you can just go for a swim and rejuvenate yourself.
Day 5 in Mykonos
Morning! Time to head to the Island of Delos. Located west of Mykonos, it a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was once the religious and political center of the Cyclades. You can start exploring the ancient ruins including the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Temple of the Athenians, the Doric Temple of Isis and the Avenue of the Lions. After you’re done taking in the ancient ruins of Gods and Legends, head to Mykonos.
Once in Mykonos grab a quick bite then head go to the AnoMera Village, we recommend you explore the village by foot and make sure to visit the 18th-century Monastery of PanagiaTourliani, Half a mile further down you’ll see whats left of the Monastery of Paleokastro which was built in the 12th century.
We recommend spending your last night in Mykonos just strolling about the streets and just taking in the breathtaking views and culture then head over to your favorite restaurant for dinner.
Day 6 in Santorini
From Mykonos to Santorini
Today you make your way to Santorini. We will book your ferry reservation in the morning, giving you time for final breakfast in Mykonos before heading to your ferry to Santorini.Your schedule will be confirmed upon confirmation of services.
Once in Santorini, head to your hotel or if you’ve paid for a representative he will meet you at the port and take you to your hotel. Check-in to your rooms, grab a quick bite and set out to explore Santorini.
We recommend starting at Fira and making your way to the villages of Firostephani and Imerovigli. Relax for a while in Imerovigli, enjoy lunch in the multiple tavernas, we highly recommend to try their famed vinsanto, a sweet wine/liquor which is a specialty of Santorini.
Head upwards from Imerovigli towards Oia. The sunset here is one of the most famed and for good reason, so be sure to reach Oia by 5:00 p.m. Once in Oia, explore the Church of Panagia, then head towards Ammoudi, Oia’s port, We highly recommend Katina’s Fish Tavern for dinner famed for its fresh fish and crisps. After dinner, take a taxi for the trip back.
Day 7 in Santorini
Good Morning! We recommend packing a hearty breakfast for today. Today you head towards the village of Pyrgos. There the Kastro is a must visit, it is a 13th century Venetian castle. Then head towards the Monastery of ProfitisIlias, which is one of highest points on Santorini, the view from there is just magnificent. Afterwards head to the village of Megalochori, known for its multiple winery and taverns, so you can relax and have some wine and lunch.
Afternoon, it’s time to visit who some people believe is the lost city of Atlantis, the archaeological site of Akrotiri, we recommend to check beforehand whether it is open. If Akrotiri is closed, we recommend La Ponta Venetian Tower, which is being restored as a musical and cultural center. If you’re lucky you may even get a chance to hear a live performance of Greek bagpipes.
After dark its all about partying! We recommend heading back to Fira. There is a multitude of clubs and discos there which promise no less fun but the most famed disco being Koo is the biggest and attracts a lot of crowds.
Day 8 in Santorini
Good Morning! If you partied away the night, you are going to love today because it is all about relaxation! Head towards one of the many beaches, Perissa and Perivolos are the most well known. If you love water sports then you can indulge in some like windsurfing, scuba diving etc. If you have kids they will love the water park in Perissa. For the adventurous soul in you, if you like hiking then we have you covered, the hike from Kamari to the Ancient Thira is breathtaking with ruins of Greek, Roman and Byzantine origin.
After spending the entire day on beaches head towards Fira where we recommend exploring the Museum of Pre-Historic Thira.
Since it’s the last day in Santorini, we recommend taking a stroll in the windy narrow lanes and just take in the breathtaking views. Have dinner at your favorite restaurant and head back to your hotel.
Day 9 in Athens
From Santorini to Athens
Today you make your way to Athens. We advise you book your flight reservation between 10:00 am and 12 pm so that you have ample time for breakfast. If you’ve paid for private transfer the representative will meet you at your hotel and take you to the airport.
Once in Athens, check-in to your hotel, grab a quick bite then head off to Kerameikos, the famed ancient cemetery, then head to the Roman Forum to see the Tower of the Winds and the ancient Temple of Hephaistos. Time permitting a visit, Filopappoa Hill, where Socrates was imprisoned.
Afterwards, head towards the National Archaeological Museum and then we recommend doing a little shopping at the old Turkish bazaar. Time permitting explore the tiny Byzantine chapel of Kapnikarea, it is one of the oldest churches in Athens. For dinner, we recommend the trendy district of Psirri for some lovely wine and delicate seafood.
Day 10 in Athens
After a hearty breakfast, we suggest our ‘Delphi Day Trip from Athens’. Delphi was believed to be the center of the ancient world. It sits majestically on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, be sure to visit the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Temple of Apollo and the many masterpieces of ancient Greece.
Day 11 : Your Last Day in Athens
Today you will depart from your hotel for the airport for your return home. We recommend a private transfer so that you reach on time, the representative will meet you at the hotel in time to take you to the airport for your flight out.