|Arrival in Athens
|Welcome to Athens!
You will be met, on arrival and transferred to your hotel in Athens. Time at leisure to discover Athens! Redolent with history and mythology, Athens is a vibrant city, enlivened by bustling outdoor cafes, pedestrian streets that wind through the city's ancient sites and its fair share of urban eccentrics, a city full of contrasts.
This morning enjoy a city tour of Athens.
On this guided tour you will visit the awe inspiring Acropolis of Athens, the Acropolis museum and a panoramic sightseeing tour of the Athenian highlights.
Your guide will reveal to you the secrets of the Acropolis & the Parthenon, the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and the Kallimarmaro Stadium, built of marble for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Experience the ancient wonders visitng the birthplace of democracy, twist and turn through the Plaka (Athens old quarter) narrow streets, cafes and shops full of history and character.
Free time in the afternoon to explore Athens.
|Sailing to Mykonos
Transfer to the port of Piraeus, board the ferry to Mykonos and enjoy the amazing views across the Aegean.
Upon arrival in Mykonos you will be tranferred to your hotel to check in and have the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
|Mykonos at leisure
Mykonos is famous for its blissful beaches and party culture. No matter what you’re after, chances are this island has got it.
Go swimming or even shopping; maybe lose your way in the pebble streets of the town with the white washed houses and uncover more of the secrets of Mykonos!
|Sailing to Santorini
Sail from Mykonos to Santorini, the Jewel of Aegean! On arrival in Santorini you are met & transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Relax by the pool of your hotel or start exploring this magical island.
|Santorini at leisure
With multicolored cliffs soaring over 300m from a sea drowned caldera, it rests in the middle of the indigo Aegean, looking like a giant slab of layered cake. The island spoons
the vast crater left by one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in history. Santorini will take your breath away with its snow drift of white Cycladic houses lining the cliff tops and, in places, spilling like icy cornices down the terraced rock.
|Santorini at leisure
|Enjoy the amazing views and stunning black sandy beaches and enjoy the many activities on offer here.
Climb twisting stone steps or take a cable car up to cliff-top town Fira.
From there, admire the panoramic view of the island’s submerged volcano and wonder whether mythical Atlantis was indeed Santorini.
Optional activities in Santorini
Cruise the volcano
What better way to see the cliffs and the
sunset of Santorini than from a sailing boat.
Enjoy a barbeque on board, sip some wine
and see the amazing sunset of Santorini.
Called the Greek Pompeii, see this ancient
city was destroyed and covered with ash by
the massive volcano eruption. It is a unique
sight not to be missed.
Santorini due to it’s climate has a unique
wine production. Visit a local winery and
taste the local varieties and learn from the
sommelier the details of each.
Hike in Santorini
An easy paced hike right on the Caldera
(volcanic rim) of the island. Walk from the
village of Oia to the village of Fira. Enjoy the
amazing scenery on this wonderful hike.
|Sailing to Ios
Farewell to the amazing island of Santorini, and set sail for another Greek island gem, the island of Ios.
Regularly voted as having one of the 'Top 10 beaches in Europe', there are in fact over 75 kilometres of beautiful, white sandy beaches and turquoise coastlines on the island.
|Ios at leisure
Ios is an island that has something for all ages to enjoy!
Relax on sandy beaches till sunset, take a boat cruise around the island or wander in the narrow streets of Hora, packed with restaurants, cafes, clubs and taste the party atmosphere of the island.
|Return to Athens
Sail back to Piraeus.
You will be met at the port of Piraeus and transferred to your Athens hotel.
There is time this afternoon for you to do some last minute sightseeing, souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel.
The Greek island hopping tour ends today, but the fond memories remain!
Enjoy a nice breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight out.