This extraordinary journey indulges your passion for Greece or perhaps spark a new one. It begins in the ancient capital of Athens with the opportunity to visit UNESCO listed Acropolis. Then jet off to Greece’s largest island Crete for 4 nights to enjoy sampling its culinary delights, beaches and charming seaside towns.
Spend two nights in Rethymno enjoying its traditional style, followed by two nights in Agios Nikolas with its more modern flare and picture perfect views over Spinalonga Island. Finish this trip with 3 nights in Santorini witnessing the worlds most iconic sunsets.
At a Glance
|Arrival in Athens with the rest of your day at leisure||Athens|
|Privately guided tour to the Ancient Acropolis and Parthenon||Athens|
|Flight to Rethymno in Crete with the afternoon to explore Chania||Rethymno, Crete|
|Explore the hills of Crete on a 4x4 culinary jeep safari tour||Rethymno, Crete|
|Private transfer to Elounda with optional stop at Knossos Palace||Elounda, Crete|
|Day at leisure to explore Spinalonga Island near Elounda||Elounda, Crete|
|Transfer from Crete to Santorini with afternoon free to explore Oia||Santorini|
|Enjoy a half day tour of Santorini exquisite island with wine and lunch||Santorini|
|Day of leisure to explore Santorini||Santorini|
|Departure from Santorini|
Why Book with Unforgettable Greece
- We are the Greece destination experts, with a passionate team of Greek travel designers
- Book today with a low deposit and flexible cancellation terms, up to 60 days prior to departure
- 24/7 Concierge service from the moment you book and throughout your journey with us
- You are 100% financially protected for a guaranteed peace of mind
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- We will help you with getting PCR tested prior to your departure
Day by Day Itinerary
Fly into Athens International Airport where you’ll be met by our private driver and transferred to your luxury hotel in the capital city. Check into your hotel and then enjoy the rest of your day exploring Athens. You’ll find lots of fabulous outdoor cafes for enjoying the sunshine, people watching and delicious eats along with a wide range of shopping opportunities to keep you busy. We recommend visiting neighborhoods such as Plaka, Kolonaki and Monastiraki.
After breakfast enjoy a private tour of Acropolis where you’ll learn more about the history of Greece. The Acropolis truly is one of the wonders of the ancient world and must be on your bucket-list. Discover the ancient heart of the city with an insider, taking in spectacular views and iconic archaeological landmarks, retracing the steps of ancient philosophers while learning about their history for an experience that truly feels like a walk back through centuries of time.
Our driver will transfer you to Athens Airport this morning for 1 hour scheduled flight to Chania in Crete. On arrival our driver will transfer you to your hotel in the heart of picturesque Rethymno.
Check into your hotel and grab some lunch before enjoying the afternoon at leisure to explore the interesting town of Rethymno which is full of charming streets with boutiques, artisan cafes and a pretty marina area.
Today you are off to discover Crete like a local on our semi-private jeep tour. Combine some of the most unique panoramic views, visit traditional Cretan villages and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut called ‘’Mitato’’. Learn about the history and the traditions of the Island, meet the locals, explore the wildlife of Crete, embrace the renowned Cretan hospitality and taste the delicious Cretan cheese and cuisine.
After breakfast our driver will transfer you from Rethymno to Elounda, a 2 hour journey. On route you are welcome to enjoy an optional stop at the ancient Knossos Palace, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete.
On arrival in Elounda check into your seafront hotel which offers uninterrupted views of Spinalonga Island. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. We recommend going to the nearby town of Agios Nikolaos and sampling its superb range of restaurants.
After a busy few days of travel, we’ve included a day of rest and relaxation. Enjoy the first class facilities at your luxury beachfront hotel or hop on a local boat and visit nearby Spinalonga Island.
The island was created by the Venetians in the 15th century and having been conquered many times, it became a leper settlement through the 18th and 19th century.
We will transfer you to Heraklion this morning to catch a pre-booked ferry to Santorini, arriving at midday. Our driver will be waiting for you to whisk you up the hill to the spectacular town of Oia where your hotel is situated.
Spend your afternoon exploring this picture postcard town and be sure not to miss the stunning sunset which has become legendary on the island. Enjoy dinner at Restaurant Lauda which offers simply spectacular cuisine and jaw dropping caldera views to match.
Whilst Santorini is best known for its stunning caldera views and legendary sunsets, the island is home to superb wine, unique red and black beaches, beautiful hidden towns and ancient archaeological sites. All this and more will be yours to discover today as our private guide takes you on a half day guided tour to discover the island outside of iconic Oia.
Return to your hotel in the early afternoon with time to take a dip and relax.
Today is your last full day in Santorini and one for you to enjoy on your own. Take the opportunity to visit nearby Fira the capital of Santorini or speak to our travel specialists about booking our semi-private catamaran sailing trip.
If you enjoy snorkelling in crystal clear sea, soaking up the glorious sunshine, seeing stunning views and enjoying delicious on board cuisine, then this experience will be a great way to finish your trip to Greece.
Sadly its time to bid farewell to Santorini as you check out of your hotel and we transfer you to the 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.
- Private transfers in luxury vehicles throughout your journey with us
- 2 Nights in Athens in a luxury hotel with breakfast
- Private tour of Ancient Acropolis with an expert guide
- One-way flight from Athens to Crete including check in luggage and seats
- 2 Nights in Rethymno in a luxury hotel with breakfast
- Semi-private full day culinary tour of Crete
- 2 Nights in Elounda in a luxury hotel with breakfast
- Pre-booked Business Class high-speed ferry tickets to Crete
- 3 Nights in Santorini in a luxury hotel with breakfast
- Santorini island tour with wine and lunch included
- 24/7 concierge service throughout your trip
- Full financial trip protection is included
- Assistance with pre-departure PCR testing if required
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