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Hi I’m Perian. I’m originally from Toronto and now live in Italy. I frequently visit Greece throughout the season in search of new off the beaten track experiences and charming boutique properties for my clients.

Perian

Greece Specialist

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  • from $2,350 PP
  • 8 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 11hrs from NYC/ 4hrs from London

Highlights

On this 9-day trip, you’ll explore the iconic ancient sights on a private full-day tour of Athens before sailing to the sunny Greek islands, with your first stop tranquil Milos, the “island of colors.” Here you’ll embark on a private guided tour that will take you to highlights like the unique Sarakiniko beach and its moon-like landscape contrasted by brilliant turquoise water. In Santorini you’ll delve into the food and wine with a cooking/tasting experience, ending with a luxury sunset catamaran cruise.

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At a Glance

Santorini sunset
  • Arrival into Athens with hotel check in and afternoon to explore at leisure
  • Half day privately guided tour of the Acropolis
  • Morning ferry transfer to Milos Island with afternoon at leisure
  • Privately guided tour of enchanting Milos Island with a true local
  • Day of leisure to explore Milos at your own pace
  • Morning ferry to Santorini with hotel check in and afternoon at leisure
  • Enjoy an authentic Santorini cooking & tasting experience
  • Day at leisure in Santorini with afternoon sunset catamaran cruise
  • Bid farewell to Greece with departure from santorini
 

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Athens

Ancient Greek street, Plaka district, Athens

Welcome to Athens! Your Greek honeymoon kicks off in the birthplace of western civilization. You’ll be met by private transfer upon your arrival into Athens International Airport for the drive to your hotel in the Greek capital. After checking in, relax after a long flight or stretch your legs by getting a preview of the city. Sip some strong Greek coffee at a sidewalk café and then you might take an energizing hike up Philopappos Hill, passing multiple historic sites. If you time it right, you’ll be able to take in a spectacular view of a colorful sunset over the city at the top.

  • Preferred hotel Elia Ermou

Day 2 Athens

Athens

Today a private tour will bring you back through time, exploring three of top spots or ancient ruins. Join our local “insider” guide, immersing yourself in ancient Greece, touring the iconic Acropolis and its 5th-century BC monuments like the Parthenon and Temple of Athena Nike. Afterwards, you’ll get a good perspective of what you experienced by visiting the Acropolis Museum, one of the world’s greatest antiquities institutions. It hosts significant finds from the sanctuaries on Acropolis hill to bring it all to life. Next, your guide will take you on a drive to witness a panorama of landmarks, including Plaka and the Roman Agora.

  • Preferred hotel Elia Ermou

Day 3 Milos

Plaka Village In Milos

Your private driver will meet you at your Athens hotel to bring you to Piraeus port for your ferry ride to Milos. Take private transfer to your accommodation here with the rest of the day to enjoy at your leisure. Milos is famous for its incredible landscapes in striking hues of greens and blues, with a diverse array of impressive beaches, from white sandy stretches to colorful pebbly shores. This is also the island where the Venus de Milo statue was discovered, home to many interesting historic sites, including an ancient Roman theater. Relax this evening as you’ll have a full day tour tomorrow.

  • Preferred hotel Santa Maria Village

Day 4 Milos

The chalk rock formations of Sarakiniko, Milos island, Cyclades, Greece

A full-day private tour of the island begins with a visit to one of the top spots in the Greek isles, Sarakiniko beach with its smooth white volcanic rock contrasting stunningly against the blue sea, appearing like an alien world. You’ll head to the Catacombs, the site where Venus de Milo was found and stroll through the picturesque fishing village of Klima with its long strip of multicolored traditional fishermen homes along Milos Bay. Cap it off by spending a couple of hours at a beautiful, organized beach with restaurants and beach bars where you can relax, swim or enjoy other water sports.

  • Preferred hotel Santa Maria Village

Day 5 Milos

milos boat tours

You’ll have the day to yourself to relax or take advantage of the many things to do on Milos. Just a few of the options including taking a boat tour for a perspective of the island from the water, including time to swim in caves. Or visit one of the many natural hot springs to soak while surrounded by the breathtaking scenery. There’s a spa in Adamas where you can enjoy the Lakkos baths for an especially unforgettable, unique soak inside of a cave, with the warm, soothing water ranging from about 95 to 106 degrees Fahrenheit/35 to 41 Celsius.

  • Preferred hotel Santa Maria Village

Day 6 Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Catch a ferry this morning, this time to Santorini, one of the most popular islands in the world among honeymooners and other romance-seekers. Upon your arrival, you’ll be met by your private driver for transfer to your hotel where you can enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. You’ll find many shops, cafes, and bars along the cobbled streets in the capital, Fira, set right along the edge of the caldera. The views are breathtaking – you might relax with some island wine and enjoy them or explore the Historical and Cultural Archaeological Museum to learn about the island’s history.

  • Preferred hotel Petit Palace

Day 7 Santorini

Santorini wine tasting tour

Food and wine enthusiasts will be thrilled with today’s tour. You’ll get to sample island’s crisp volcanic wines at a winery before learning how to prepare delicious island cuisine in a hands-on cooking class. Of course, you can dig into the results of the fresh-cooked meal you helped to prepare afterwards. At the conclusion of your cooking/tasting experience you’ll be given a booklet that includes the recipes you helped make. This ideal souvenir is an especially useful one, allowing you to bring home some of Santorini’s goodness, cooking dishes for your friends and family to share the island flavors you enjoyed here.

  • Preferred hotel Petit Palace

Day 8 Santorini

Santorini sailing

On your last full day in Santorini, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a relaxing day further exploring Oia and Fira with perhaps some last minute shopping.  In the afternoon our guide will pick you up from your hotels for a semi-private sunset sailing cruise along the cliffs on Santorini. Whilst on the luxury catamaran you will get to visit the red and white beaches of Santorini, the Venetian Lighthouse and more. The boat is fitted with swimming and snorkelling equipment for you to enjoy a couple of swimming stops. Back on board you will enjoy a freshly prepared BBQ meal with drinks as you enjoy a truly spectacular sunset.

  • Preferred hotel Petit Palace

Day 9 Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Its time to bid farewell to Santorini as you enjoy your last breakfast overlooking the stunning caldera. Our private driver will transfer you to Santorini Airport for your return flight home.

Customize This Trip

All of the itineraries we create are fully customized and can be tailored to your exact preferences. If you would like to extend your stay in any of the destinations or add/remove any experiences, simply mention this to our travel specialists. 

    Elia Ermou, Athens

    Elia Ermou, Athens

    This new hotel, opened in late 2018, is located in the historic Plaka neighbourhood, known for its enticing cobbled streets with neoclassical homes, shops, tavernas, and cafes. It’s also close to the Acropolis Museum and ancient Agora. The stylish rooms and suites provide state-of-the-art technology, some with private hammams, hydromassage tubs, and Acropolis views.

    Santa Maria, Milos

    Santa Maria Village Resort, Milos

    Set on a hill just a few minutes from the centre of Adamas on the island of Milos, Santa Maria Village Resort was designed to relax and enhance wellness, spread throughout seven whitewashed buildings. It overlooks the Gulf of Milos, providing gorgeous sea views just a short distance from famous Sarakiniko Beach.

    Petit Palace, Santorini 2

    Petit Palace Suites, Santorini

    This unique hotel in Santorini may offer classic Cycladic architecture with whitewashed walls and arched windows, but it stands out from the rest with an emphasis on warm hospitality and plenty of tranquillity. It overlooks the sea just a couple of miles from the famous caldera and hosts just 12 rooms, with even the smallest extra-spacious. This unique hotel in Santorini may offer classic Cycladic architecture with whitewashed walls and arched windows, but it stands out from the rest with an emphasis on warm hospitality and plenty of tranquillity. It overlooks the sea just a couple of miles from the famous caldera and hosts just 12 rooms, with even the smallest extra-spacious.

    • Want to extend your trip?

      If you are looking to extend your stay in greece or equally visit another European destination on your trip, then please speak to our travel experts as we can create you a bespoke itinerary to suit your needs.

    What's Included

    • Private transfers in luxury vehicles throughout your journey with us
    • 2 nights in Athens in a luxury hotel with breakfast
    • Private expert guided tour of Acropolis
    • Pre-booked ferry tickets from Athens to Milos in Business Class
    • 3 nights in a luxury hotel in Milos with breakfast
    • Private guided tour of Milos Island with lunch
    • Pre-booked ferry tickets from Milos to Santorini in Business Class
    • 3 Nights in a luxury hotel in Santorini with breakfast
    • Wine and culinary cooking experience in Santorini
    • Luxury sunset catamaran cruise with BBQ and drinks
    • Full financial trip protection is included
    • 24/7 Concierge service throughout your trip with us
    • Assistance with pre-departure PCR testing if required

    Speak to experienced Destinations Experts about designing this itinerary around your budget and trip preferences

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