Greek Adventure

Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete

12 Days/11 Nights

Departs Daily Mid Apr.-Mid Oct. from Athens

Discover the most well-known locations in Greece plus magical Crete for a complete and completely fascinating Greek vacation!

 
ACCOMMODATIONS
•3 Nights Athens      •2 Nights Mykonos       •3 Nights Santorini       •3 Nights Crete 

INCLUSIONS
  • Arrival Transfer +  Meet & Greet
  • Athens City Tour
  • One 3-Course Dinner
  • Air from Athens to Mykonos
  • One 3-Course Dinner
  • Ferry from Mykonos  to Santorini
  • One Sunset Dinner
  • Ferry from Santorini to Crete
  • Air from Crete to Athens
  • Daily Breakfast
Bikepacking bikes

Day 1

Arrive Athens:
You will be met coming out of customs at Athen's Eleftherious Venizelous International Airport by your driver who will be holding a sign with your name on it for a private transfer to your hotel for two nights accommodation. (Your driver will have your ferry tickets. Note: Limit of one suitcase and one handbag per person on transfers. Porterage is not included.)

(Accommodations, Athens)

Day 2

Athens:
After breakfast, you will be picked up in your hotel lobby for your Athens Sightseeing Tour about 8:45 a.m.

Athens City Tour

Visit the Acropolis, the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awe-inspiring Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens. Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the Tomb of the unknown Soldier. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University and National Library. In contrast, conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis museum, a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens. The Acropolis Museum is closed on Mondays. Tour includes the entrance fees.

Arrive on your own for dinner at Kuzina Restaurant where the food is perfectly coupled with the environment in a very inspired mixture of modern and traditional Greek elements. The interior space is dominated by the white color and the intense rustic elements, while the open kitchen awakes Greek traditional memories offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

(Breakfast, Dinner, Accommodations, Athens)

Day 3

Athens to Mykonos:
After breakfast at your Athens hotel, you can choose to include a transfer to Athens Airport for your flight to Mykonos. Transfers are also available to add fromMykonos airport to your hotel. Mykonos has an active nightlife, beaches of golden sand and unique whitewashed architecture set around a picturesque fishing-village bay. Mykonos is best known for its well preserved windmills and hundreds of tiny red-roofed churches.
Tonight you have a delicious dinner at Roca Restaurant.

(Breakfast, Athens; Dinner, Accommodations, Mykonos)

Day 4

Mykonos:
A glorious full day of leisure to relax, or explore, or swim, or sun, or any combination you choose.

Optional Tour: Best of Mykonos: Private City Tour with Cooking Class
Explore Mykonos, a pearl in the Aegean Sea, filled with white washed buildings, narrow winding paths, and stunning beaches! After your orientation tour and some free time in town, enjoy a cooking class at a restaurant with beautiful views of the sea, and feast on your delicious hand-made meal.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Accommodations, Mykonos)

Day 5

Mykonos to Santorini:
After breakfast, make your way to the port on Mykonos for your ferry ride to Santorini. Optional transfers are available to add.

(Breakfast, Mykonos; Accommodations, Santorini)

Day 6

Santorini:
Arrive to Santorini for a three night stay on this volcanic island with a four-thousand year history that many archaeologists think may be the site of Atlantis. Your 3-Course Dinner this evening will be at Ampelos Restaurant where you'll find panoramic views of the volcanic caldera, enjoy a delicious meal and watch the sun slowly disappear.

(Breakfast, Dinner, Accommodation, Santorini)

Day 7

Santorini:
Day at leisure to explore or book one of our optional tours: Semi-Private Wine Tasting or Luxury Catamaran Sunset Cruise.

(Breakfast, Accommodation, Santorini)

Day 8

Make your way from your hotel to the ferry port in Santorini for your ferry trip to the Island of Crete. Once on Crete, you'll have three nights accommodation either in the towns of Chania, Elounda or Heraklion. Note: Ferry service from Santorini lands in Heraklion; optional transfers to Chania or Elounda are available. Optional transfers are available.

(Breakfast, Santorini; Accommodations, Crete)

Day 9

Crete:
Day at leisure. Crete, the largest of the Greek Islands, has a 600 mile-long coastline of coves, bays and peninsulas, many with sandy beaches along the blue Mediterranean.

(Breakfast, Accommodation, Crete)

Day 10

Crete:
Day at leisure. In addition to the many amenities of a world-class destination, Crete's historic importance as the home of the Minoan civilization with such sites as Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, attracts thousands of visitors each year.

(Breakfast, Accommodation, Crete)

Day 11

Crete to Athens:
One night accommodation either at the Athens Airport or in downtown Athens. (Transfers optional).

(Breakfast, Crete; accommodation, Athens)

Day 12

Depart Athens:
After twelve days in the sun, head home relaxed and ready for your next Avanti destination.

(Breakfast, Athens)

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