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Greek Isles Highlights

Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to Greece

Treat yourself to an unforgettable journey, exploring the remarkable Greek islands and the capital, Athens. Enjoy inspiring guided tours, exciting ferry rides, as well as see the best of Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete, plus dive into Greek history, discovering ancient Acropolis and Knossos Palace. Stays at top location hotels as well as private airport transfers are included.

Greek Isles Highlights

10 days4 cities
Greece1 country
Private tour to Greece
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$3,296
Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews

Treat yourself to an unforgettable journey, exploring the remarkable Greek islands and the capital, Athens. Enjoy inspiring guided tours, exciting ferry rides, as well as see the best of Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete, plus dive into Greek history, discovering ancient Acropolis and Knossos Palace. Stays at top location hotels as well as private airport transfers are included.

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Day-By-Day

Athens

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Athens
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Athens, the glorious capital of Greece! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Athens City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet your guide and driver and make your way to Kerameikos, the largest and most prominent necropolis in Athens. Your exploration begins with walls of Athens that were built in the 5th century B.C. by Themistokles, dividing the area into two sections: the Inner Kerameikos (which was the potter's quarter of the city) and the Outer Kerameikos (home to an important cemetery and numerous funerary sculptures erected along the road towards Eleusis, leading out of town).

Afterward, you make your way to The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian's Arch (short visit). This colossal ruined temple was dedicated to Zeus, the greatest of all Olympian gods.

You then continue your tour to the Panathenaic Stadium, often referred to as Kallimarmaro (translated as "beautifully marbled"). This ancient stadium was the exact place where the first modern Olympic games were held back in 1896. Then, you make your way to the highest hill of Athens Lycabettus, which appears in various legends.

One more point on your travel agenda today is the Royal Palace and today's Parliament, with the elite unit known as the Evzones in their picturesque uniforms guarding the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier. Continue with a drive along Panepistimiou Avenue to get a glimpse of the beauty of the most famous Athenian Neo­Classical buildings before arriving at the Ancient Agora of Athens which is among the finest examples of classic Greek architecture that has made it to our days practically intact.

After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel and have the remaining part of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Walking Tour of Acropolis
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

This day is devoted to exploring one of the most iconic places in entire Greece, marvelous Acropolis. After breakfast in the hotel, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and start a 4­-hour private walking tour.

You begin with a walk through Dionisiou Areopagitou Street which one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering a spectacular view of Acropolis's southern slope, where some of the most significant monuments stand. You enter the archeological area of the Acropolis on the southern slope to avoid the crowds, and just to your right is the most ancient theater of the world, the glorious Theater of Dionysus.

Your next stop is the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, and before reaching the highest point in Acropolis, you pass through the unique Beule Gate that's part of the Roman fortifications of the Acropolis. Moreover, you get to see the Temple Of the Athena Victory (often called the Temple of Athena Nike), this small, elegant, Ionian, amphiprostyle temple was built by the architect Callicrates back in 426­-421 B.C. in commemoration of the victory of the Greeks against the Persians.

Then you reach the Propylaea - one of the masterpieces of classical architecture. Another highlight of the day is seeing the Temple of Erechtheion, built from 420­-406 B.C. at the holiest site of the Acropolis, where the goddess Athena planted the olive tree, her sacred symbol.

Climbing down the Acropolis hill you reach the New Acropolis Museum which is among the most important contemporary works of architecture in Athens (entrance ticket included). The last level (The Parthenon room) has the dimensions and the direction of the Parthenon, and it is been rotated by 23 degrees in relation to the rest of the building so that the visitors would have an immediate view of the monument.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and enjoy an evening at your own leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Athens

Marvel at the exceptional cultural and architectural heritage, as well as unique landscapes, while strolling around the capital of Greece, Athens.

ferry
Athens
Mykonos
2 h 20 min

Have an enjoyable time onboard a marvelous ferry, taking you from Athens to the gorgeous Greek island of Mykonos. Along the way, you pass numerous islands and view great Aegean Sea panoramas.

Mykonos

second destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights at a great location hotel
Day 4
Ferry to Mykonos
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast, you check out from the Athens hotel. Your driver takes you to the port where you board a ferry, taking you to the marvelous Greek island of Mykonos. Often noted for its beauty and called a "cosmopolitan island", Mykonos has become one of the most popular and trendy destinations in Greece of recent.

Upon arrival to Mykonos in a couple of of hours, you have a transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Mykonos Island Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet your private guide for a full-day tour of the beautiful island of Mykonos. Today you start with a walking city tour of Mykonos and stroll through the narrow streets and whitewashed buildings of the town which is full of picturesque settings.

Some of the highlights of the tour include stops at the famous Mykonos Windmills, Little Venice, and the iconic church of Paraportianni. Continue with a driving tour along the coastline and enjoy local sandy beaches.

You also have a stop in the small village at the center of the island called Ano Mera. Here you witness the 16th-century cathedral monastery of Panagia Tourliani.

After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Mykonos

Relax and enjoy the stunning natural landscapes, authentic architecture, and the bustling cultural scene in Mykonos, Greece.

ferry
Mykonos
Santorini
2 h 20 min
Prepare for a memorable experience, cruising the Greek isles on a ferry. The route from Mykonos to Santorini is noted for its beauty as along the way, you pass dozens of charming islands, big and small.

Santorini

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights at a great location hotel
Day 6
Ferry to Santorini
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast, you check out from the Mykonos hotel. Your driver takes you to the Mykonos port where you board a ferry, taking you to one of the most remarkable islands in Greece and the world, Santorini. This fascinating location is among the most photographed and romantic places in entire Europe.

Upon arrival to the Santorini port in Thira in several hours, you have a transfer to the hotel where you check-in and have rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Santorini Island Tour & Sunset Cruise
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Prepare for an outstanding day touring the most popular and one of the most beautiful islands in Greece! Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet your guide and driver to enjoy a trip to the scenic cliffside villages of Firostefani, Imerovigli, and the renown picturesque town of Oia.

Today you learn more about the island, how it was built and what it is famous for, as well as witness the famous blue domes and whitewashed buildings of the island and take in iconic postcard views of the sea. Your guide shows you the best places for light shopping and traditional Greek food along the way.

Without a doubt, Santorini is famed for numerous things, including its unique recognizable adorable architecture and one-of-a-kind volcanic beaches, but among the most unforgettable things to do on the island is catching sunsets. As a highlight of the day, you enjoy a marvelous small-group sunset cruise on a catamaran.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Santorini

Beautifully set in the Aegean Sea, the gorgeous Greek island of Santorini is among the most prettiest ones on our planet.

ferry
Santorini
Heraklion
1 h 40 min
Enjoy your time on a fast ferry which takes you from Santorini to the largest island in Greece, Crete. Your drivers take you to the port in Santorini and meet you in the Heraklion port upon arrival.

Heraklion

fourth destination
Detailed itinerary
Day 8
Ferry to Crete
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast, you check out from the Santorini hotel. Your driver takes you to the Thira port where you board a ferry which takes you to the largest island in Greece.

Upon arrival to the Heraklion port, you are transferred to the hotel for check-in. The remaining part of the day free is free for you to begin exploring Crete on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Knossos Palace Tour & Heraklion Archeological Museum
Day tour
Day tour
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your private guide and driver for a 5.5-hour tour devoted to the ancient Greek remnants near Heraklion. Together you unveil the history of Minoan civilization and the capital of Minoan Crete and visit The Palace of Knossos which is the most important archeological site on the island.

Continue to the Heraklion Archeological Museum, noted as the best one in the world for Minoan art, containing the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete, such as the Bull's head Rython, the snake goddess, and the disc of Phaistos. The museum displays idols made of terra cotta, marble, and alabaster, collections of gold, jewelry, ivory, figurines, sarcophagi, and frescoes that'll give you an insight into this artistic-minded civilization and complement your visit to Knossos.

After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

​​Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Greece! After breakfast, your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

​​Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Heraklion

Located on the Greek Island of Crete, Heraklion is a bustling city full of wondrous features and sites to discover.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at a remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Athens and Heraklion and on the islands of Mykonos and Santorini;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrances to the Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian's Arch, Acropolis of Athens, Knossos Palace;
  • Sunset cruise on Santorini;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Convenient transfers between the destinations throughout the program;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Comprehensive tours of Athens and Acropolis;
  • Guided day tours of Mykonos and Santorini;
  • Memorable sunset cruise on Santorini;
  • Visiting the Knossos Palace on Crete.

What To Know

  • It's always best to bring some cash in local currency for your trip. You will need Euros for your time in Greece
  • You will be walking quite a bit during your sightseeing tours, so make sure to bring comfortable shoes
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