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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 $3,195 PP
  • 8 Nights
  • Private
  • May - 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 and Acropolis Museum
  • 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
 

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 Herodion Hotel

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 Herodion Hotel

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

This private half-day tour will bring you around Milos to discover its beauty as you explore the highlights and learn all about its culture and history. Your expert local guide will bring you to see Papafragkas, a sea cave with a tiny beach hidden inside its walls. It was once used as a hideout for pirates, and it opens up to a long, narrow fjord with crystal-clear water for swimming. You’ll have time on Sarakiniko Beach, known for its chalk white lunar-like landscape that looks as if it was created for a sci-fi film, and visit Trypiti where the Venus de Milo statue was found. Witness ruins like an ancient theater, wander through the colorful fishing village of Klima and picturesque alleyways in Plaka, the capital.

  • 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 Athina Luxury Suites

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 Athina Luxury Suites

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 Athina Luxury Suites

Day 9 Santorini

Santorini, Greece

It’s 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 flight to Athens and your onward journey.

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. 

    Preferred Hotels

    Herodion Hotel, Athens

    An elegant family-run retreat, Herodion Hotel offers a convenient location and a rooftop terrace with spectacular views of the iconic Acropolis which can be reached within a 10-minute walk. It’s also just down the street from the Odeon of Herodes Atticus which hosts Athens Festival performances.

    Santa Maria, Milos

    Santa Maria Village, 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.

    Athina Luxury Suites

    Athina Luxury Suites, Santorini

    Just steps away from decadent restaurants and the cosmopolitan lifestyle of Santorini, Athina Luxury Suites is the place to experience Greek culture. Tucked away in a quiet, picturesque neighborhood, guests are wrapped in privacy and tranquility. Every suite offers dramatic views of the volcano, the glittering Aegean Sea, and stunning sunsets.

    • 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
    • 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
    • Flight between Santorini and Athens
    • 24/7 support provided throughout your trip by our friendly, professional staff
    • Full financial trip protection is included

    What's Not Included

    • Return flights to Greece
    • Gratuities for local guides
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
    • Visas if required

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

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