Athens & Santorini & Crete Tour 8 Days

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Athens & Santorini & Crete Tour 8 Days

Athens & Santorini & Crete Tour 8 Days 7 Nights
Tour Overview
Departure : Everyday from May till November
Highlights : Athens - Santorini - Crete - Athens


Itinerary

Welcome to Greece! Our driver will be waiting for you to at the airport of Athens. You will be driven to the hotel in Athens, the capital of Greece.

Rest of the day at leisure to check in and relax. Overnight at hotel in Athens.

Meal Plan: No Meal

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Athens. Today, pick up for the Organized Athens Sightseeing. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).

On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.

Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel in Athens. Pick up for transfer to Piraeus port to catch the ferry to island of Santorini, the stuff of myth and legend, with world-famous sunsets and breathtaking volcanic scenery. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Free time to relax or to explore the city at your own pace. Overnight at hotel in Santorini.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel in Santorini. Today, you will have all day at leisure to explore Santorini. Walk the busy narrow streets of Fira, the capital of Santorini.. Know every single settlement of the island by walking the narrow streets of cobblestone and admire the little white chapels, the cave white houses with the blue windows and the imposing mansions of the medieval wealthy families of the island. Overnight in Santorini.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the port for your high-speed ferry to Crete. Upon arrival you will meet your driver at the port and transferred to the hotel. Overnight in Crete.

Enjoy a day to the famous city of Crete. Optional tours to Minoan Palace, to Rethymno city and its old Venetian harbour are available if you are not looking to spent your day to one of the spectacular beaches to the surroundings of Heraklion. Overnight in Crete.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel.You will check out at 12.00; leave your luggage to the hotel and enjoy a day to the island. Around 19:30 pick up and transfer to the port to pick return overnight ferry to Athens.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Arrive at Athens port early in the morning (around 7:00 am), upon arrival you will meet your driver at the port and transferred to Athens Airport for your departure flight.

Meal Plan: No Meal

The tour ends with the port - airport transfer in Athens. Further arrangements can be provided upon request..


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Included Services
• 3 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Santorini and 2 nights in Mykonos accommodation in 3 Star hotels.
• Private Airport – hotel transfers with c/c vehicles in Athens.
• Arrival and departure transfers with a/c minibuses on the islands.
• Blue Star ferry tickets from from Athens to Santorini.
• Hellenic Seaways or similar highspeed ferry tickets from Santorini to Heraklion.
• Anek Superfast or Minoan Lines ferrry tickets from Heraklion to Athens.
• Entrance fees for the sites and museums and professional tour guide on Athens sightseeing tour.
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

Excluded Services
• Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
• Any drinks/meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
• Overnight taxes.
• International arrival & departure flight tickets.
• Entry visa.