Travel to Greece

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best-of-greece-No time frame is long enough to enjoy the beautiful country of Greece, but in 10 days you can experience the gorgeous islands and learn about the history in the capital of Athens. Visit arguably three of the most popular and spectacular islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Ios, with all accommodation and ferries arranged for you.

 

 

 

 


DAY 1

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Welcome to Greece! We meet at 6pm in the lobby for an informal meeting where you will be given some country information and explained how the week is going to unfold. There is an optional group dinner tonight to get to know the rest of the group.
 

 

DAY 2

Athens
 
athensAthens is the capital and largest city of Greece; it is one of the world’s oldest cities with history spanning back over 3,400 years and is widely referred to as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy. The cultural and historical heritage is still evident in the city today and represented by all of the ancient monuments and works of art. Our tour will take you to many of these sites, including the National Library, the Academy, The Constitution Square and Parliament, The Temple of Zeus, Parthenon and Acropolis to name a few. The night is yours free to explore more of this incredible city.

 

DAY 3

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We make an early start as we catch the ferry from Athens to Mykonos. In the afternoon, after meeting with your tour leader and other travellers, you will have an info meeting. Later, there will be a brief orientation walk, where you will be given some tips to explore the rest of the island on your own. It is no coincidence that this is the most cosmopolitan of all the Greek Islands and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. 
 

 

DAY 4

Mykonos
 
mykonos-mYou have a free day in Mykonos. Mykonos Town (Chora) is the picturesque Greek island, with the fishing boats bobbing side by side with the luxury boats, the whitewashed streets, beaches, restaurants and bars; you will not be short of things to explore.

 

DAY 5

Mykonos, Santorini
 
santoriniDeparting from Mykonos with a ferry and heading for Santorini, an island formed by volcanic activity. It has been said that the sunsets here are the best in the world. From the Caldera, watch breath-taking views of the volcano & neighbouring islands. Being one of the major tourist attractions of Europe with its marvellous climate and perfect observation conditions, Santorini will offer you a wild beauty created from the volcano that lies in the middle of the bay.

 

DAY 6

Santorini
 
Today you will have free time to explore the island.
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DAY 7

Santorini, Ios
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Early this morning we take the ferry again and start sailing to Ios, a famous tourist destination. Visitors come here for its golden beaches and the characteristic Aegean architecture. It is well known as the party island with the lively atmosphere and the endless fun. The capital is built at the point where the ancient city was, where white houses unfold and its windmills and narrow small roads can be seen on the hill tops. A great party night is waiting for us.

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DAY 8

Ios
 
A lazy day is waiting for us in Ios today. You have a free day. 

 

DAY 9

Ios, Athens
 
Today we take the ferry and depart for Athens. We arrive to Athens around 23:15pm.
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DAY 10

Athens
Our trip will end here (11:00am) in Athens. We say goodbye to our new friends.
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Local Payment £190

We ease your cash needs by dividing the tour cost into two payments: tour price and local payment. You just need to pay the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip.


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Dates

Departure Dates 2017:

July: 15,22,29
August: 5,12,19,26
September: 2,9,16,23

May 2018: 19,26
June 2018: 2,9,16,23, 30
July 2018: 7,14,21,28
August 2018: 4,11,18,25
September 2018: 1, 8, 15, 22

Optional Activities

25 €
Delos Island Tour, Mykonos

Within a short boat ride from Mykonos stands the ancient island of Delos, the birthplace of gods Apollo and Artemis. The island hosts an amazing ancient town with every outline still clear. Other than being a center of mythology, the island was a strategic point for commerce and military.

28 €
Volcano Tour, Santorini

Within a short boat ride from Mykonos stands the ancient island of Delos, the birthplace of gods Apollo and Artemis. The island hosts an amazing ancient town with every outline still clear. Other than being a center of mythology, the island was a strategic point for commerce and military.

20-40 €
Quad Biking, Santorini

Riding on a quad through the planes of Santorini with astonishing views on your side is an incredible experience. You can get around the large island fast and easy with these and meanwhile enjoy the ride. Bikes are for 1 or 2 people.

Entrance Fees

Acropolis
12 €

Personal Spending Money, Extra Meals, Souvenirs…

Every person has different spending habits, but to help you out with your planning, we estimated your average daily expenses. An approximate amount of £20 per day for lunch & dinner (without drinks), and £30 per day as personal spending money (souvenirs, handicraft etc. not included) is generally sufficient.

Hotels

ARION HOTEL – ATHENS

This contemporary, centrally located hotel is situated 2 minute walk-away from Monastiraki Metro Station. The rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with minibar, satellite TV and hairdryer.

MYKONOS

We use a range of 2- to 4-star hotels in Mykonos. If your tour starts here, please contact us for information on your arrival hotel 21 days before departure.

Our hotels in Mykonos:

Paradision Hotel – 4 Star
Alex Hotel – 4 Star
Olia Hotel – 3 Star
Maki’s Place – 3 Star
Pension Alexandra Hotel – 2 Star
NEW HAROULA HOTEL – SANTORINI

New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and free access to Wi-Fi. All air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a fridge, satellite TV and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.

HOMER S INN HOTEL – IOS

5 minute away from the port of Ios, this modern hotel features an outside swimming pool and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.

SIGHTS VISITED

Athens

You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

Ios

The perfect place for sea, sun & party type of holiday! Don’t forget to visit the tomb of the famous Greek poet, Homer, before you get lost in the night.

Mykonos

Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!

Santorini

The most beautiful sunset in the world… This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches. Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy.

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