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8-Day Athens, Delphi, Mykonos and Santorini

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Trip Overview

Your eight-day Athens to Santorini trip takes you from the most important ancient sites in Greece that are found in Athens and Delphi to the stunning beaches and serene vistas of two of Greece's most famous islands, Mykonos and Santorini.

Your itinerary in Greece strikes a balance between informative tours and relaxation as your time in Athens and Delphi lays ancient Greek history in front of you. When you make it to the islands, you'll spend your days on beautiful beaches with the option to visit the birthplace of Apollo, Delos.

Finish your time in Greece with a stunning 5-hour catamaran cruise where your time will be concluded with the sun disappearing from the horizon.
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Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Your Athens to Santorini Trip

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Welcome to Your Athens to Santorini Trip

No matter what time your flight arrives we will be there to give you a warm welcome to Greece. Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world has many ancient and modern wonders to explore. You will embark on a private tour of Athens. Walking through the cobblestones of Plaka and Monastiraki you will get your first look at the Acropolis, pass through the famous Agora and learn some of the best-hidden spots around Athens! Later on, you will enjoy dinner at one of Athens' best rooftop restaurants.

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    Accommodation

    NJV Athens Plaza5 star

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    Activities

    Evening Tour of Athens

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    Transportations

    Private Driver from Athens International Airport to Athens

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    Meals

    Dinner

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    Destinations

    Athens

Day 2

Full-Day Tour of Ancient Athens

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Full-Day Tour of Ancient Athens

A full day of history awaits you, that will take you through the symbol of Athens, the Parthenon, and the sixth-best museum in the world, the Acropolis Museum. One of Athens' best archaeologists will be there to privately guide you through the holy hill, and unravel 3,000 years of Athenian history. You will have lunch at a local traditional tavern and after, your tour will continue to visit the ancient Agora, Thision, Kallimarmaro Stadium and many hidden picturesque neighbourhoods around Athens.

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    Accommodation

    NJV Athens Plaza5 star

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    Activities

    Parthenon

    Acropolis Museum

    Walking Tour of Athens

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    Meals

    Breakfast and lunch

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    Destinations

    Athens

Day 3

Athens to Delphi

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Athens to Delphi

Today you will have a private tour of Delphi. Early departure, as you will head away from the capital and into the Greek countryside. You will make your way through the biggest olive-orchard of Greece, passing through the picturesque village of Arachova, and reaching one of the most important open-air museums in Greece. You will learn about the Oracle that once stood here, to what is considered the center of the ancient world! Lots of surprises await you along the way.

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    Accommodation

    NJV Athens Plaza5 star

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    Activities

    Arachova

    Delphi Archaeological Museum

    Olive Oil Tasting

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    Transportations

    Private Driver from Athens to Delphi

    Private Driver from Delphi to Athens

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    Meals

    Breakfast and lunch

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    Destinations

    Athens

    Arachova

    Decentralized Administration of Thessaly and Central Greece

    Delphi

Day 4

Travel to Mykonos

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Travel to Mykonos

Early in the morning, you will catch the ferry to Mykonos. Private transport to your hotel will be arranged. Today you will have the choice of which famous beach to visit that Mykonos has to offer. Shopping time, beach time and lots of beach bars are there for you to explore and enjoy.

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    Accommodation

    Petinos Beach Hotel5 star

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    Activities

    ScorpiosOptional Activity

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    Transportations

    Ferry from Pireas to Mikonos

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Athens

    Platis Gialos

    Decentralized Administration of the Aegean

Day 5

Mykonos Chora

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Mykonos Chora

Today you have the option of exploring Mykonos by bike, this guided tour takes you through some of the less-known gems of the island and a stop for a picnic lunch in a private beach along the way. Alternatively, a day trip to Delos island can be arranged, where an archaeologist will guide you through the birthplace of Apollo.

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    Accommodation

    Petinos Beach Hotel5 star

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    Activities

    Sacred Island of DelosOptional Activity: AU$ 425 per person

    Bike Tour of MykonosOptional Activity: AU$ 425 per person

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Platis Gialos

    Delos

    Mikonos

Day 6

Mykonos to Santorini

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Mykonos to Santorini

Have an early morning breakfast before catching the ferry to Santorini. Take in the spectacular view, this is the world's only inhabited volcano cauldron! Enjoy a relaxed afternoon exploring the cobblestone streets of Fira. At night, you will enjoy a spectacular, fun musical with Greek mezes and wine. Be prepared to dance!

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    Accommodation

    Villa Irini Fira3 star

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    Activities

    SantoriniOptional Activity

    The White Door Theatro

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    Restaurants

    Kokkalo

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    Transportations

    Ferry from Mikonos to Thera

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    Meals

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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    Destinations

    Platis Gialos

    Thera

Day 7

Santorini Sunset Cruise

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Santorini Sunset Cruise

Continue your Athens to Santorini trip today by relaxing in the morning in Santorini. In the afternoon, a transfer will be arranged to take you to the harbour where a catamaran will be waiting for you to embark on an unforgettable 5-hour cruise of Santorini and the surrounding islets. You will sail to secluded little known beaches, dive or snorkel into the crystal-clear waters and enjoy a Greek lunch on board. The best is left for last, as you will witness a Santorini sunset in the water.

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    Accommodation

    Villa Irini Fira3 star

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    Activities

    Catamaran Sunset Tour

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    Meals

    Breakfast and lunch

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    Destinations

    Thera

    Mesaria

Day 8

Fly from Santorini to Athens

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Fly from Santorini to Athens

Your Athens to Santorini trip ends today. You have a final free morning to enjoy your last day in Santorini. In the evening, you will catch your flight back to Athens.

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    Activities

    Southern SantoriniOptional Activity

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    Transportations

    Private Driver from Villa Irini Fira to Santorini Airport

    Plane from Thera to Athens

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Thera

    Decentralized Administration of the Aegean

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What’s included?

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 9 activities
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Airport transfer
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Ground transportation
  • Licensed English speaking guides

What’s not included?

  • Alcohol beverages
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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