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As a former competitive swimmer it’s not surprising that I have an affinity for the Greek Islands. I love creating unique itineraries which combine food, wine, culture and really immersive experiences which I’m passionate about.

Natalie

Greece Specialist

+1 844 381 5808
  • from $3,295 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 11hrs from NYC/ 4hrs from London

Highlights

Visit Athens and the most iconic islands in Greece on this 11 day private journey. Fly into Athens, enjoying an expert led tour of Acropolis before heading to the Greek islands, with your first stop Mykonos. Explore charming Mykonos Town with its picture perfect streets.  Explorelife outside of Mykonos town with a local expert and also take part in a home-hosted Greek cooking class. Next visit Paros a true gem of a destination, where our local guide will also introduce you to Antiparos. Finish your island hopping trip in iconic Santorini. Sample local wines with a wine expert and enjoy a legendary sunset on board a luxury catamaran. This trip really has it all!

Our Flexi - Promise

  • Low Deposits to Book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    We will not charge you any admin fees to change your travel dates due to Covid-19 travel restrictions in place within 30 days of your departure.

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • Low Cancellation Fees

    Should you wish to cancel outright, we will apply a 10% cancellation fee for all new bookings. The 10% fee will be kept in credit for you to use on your next booking with us.

At a Glance

Signature Island Escape
  • Arrival in Athens with the rest of the day at leisure
  • Discover the heart of Athens and its UNESCO sites with a private guide
  • Transfer to Mykonos Island with the rest of the day to explore at your leisure
  • Visit the golden isle of Mykonos with a local guide or visit Delos
  • Spend the day at leisure with an evening home-hosted Greek cooking class
  • Transfer to the Island of Paros with afternoon to relax at leisure
  • Spend the day visiting the hidden gem that is Antiparos with a local expert
  • Morning transfer to Santorini with afternoon to explore stunning Oia
  • Discover Santorini's legendary sunsets on a sunset catamaran cruise
  • Let our guide take you on a island and wine tour of Santorini
  • Departure from Santorini with return flight home
 

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Athens

Athens city with walking people

Your Greece journey begins by flying into Athens. You’ll be welcomed by your private driver for transfer to your hotel in the heart of the city. The age-old ruins, crimson sunsets, and mouthwatering cuisine are just part of the capital’s many charms. One of the best ways to beat any jet lag is to take a walk through the Diomedes Botanic Garden, which includes some 3,500 plant species, with an area based on Greek history like the sacred myrtle of Aphrodite. Or simply enjoy a stroll to find an enticing café, sipping wine while immersing yourself in the magical atmosphere.

  • Preferred hotel Electra Metropolis

Day 2 Athens

Athens, Greece

After a leisurely breakfast, our private guide will meet you at your hotel for a tour of Acropolis where you’ll learn more about the history of Greece. The UNESCO listed Acropolis is one of the wonders of the ancient world. Explore the ancient heart of the city with a local 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.

  • Preferred hotel Electra Metropolis

Day 3 Mykonos

Mykonos, Greece

This morning we will transfer you from Athens to the golden isle that is Mykonos. A private driver will be waiting for you upon arrival for transfer to your hotel, with the rest of the day enjoyed at your leisure. This is a perfect time to explore Mykonos Town with its many upscale boutiques and restaurants. Head to the historic white windmills overlooking the town, just below is Little Venice with its picturesque former captains’ mansions, cafes, and bars set alongside the sparkling water, an ideal spot for sunset drinks.

  • Preferred hotel Mykonos Princess

Day 4 Mykonos

Mykonos, Greece

Today we have two half day tours for you to choose from:

Half Day Jeep Safari Tour of Mykonos

Explore the island of Mykonos with a local guide escaping Mykonos Town and visiting some of the hidden gems of Mykonos with a a traditional lunch, wine tasting and time to swim at a hidden beach.

or

Half Day Sailing Trip to Rhenia & Delos

If you are into ancient history then join our sailing trip to visit Rhenia and then the UNESCO listed Delos archaeological site.

  • Preferred hotel Mykonos Princess

Day 5 Mykonos

Mykonos cooking class

After a busy few days we have a leisurely day planned for you. Enjoy time relaxing at your hotel, visit one of Mykonos’ famous beach clubs during the day or enjoy the day shopping at its wonderful array of boutiques.

This evening we have a traditional home-hosted Greek cooking class which is both educational and so much fun. Learn to cook an array of Greek dishes in a beautiful Greek kitchen where you will join a limited number of fellow guests to conjure up some Greek classics, whilst enjoying lots of local Greek wine. This is one of our clients favourites.

  • Preferred hotel Mykonos Princess

Day 6 Paros

Athens Paros Santorini trip

Say farewell to Mykonos as our private driver transfers you to Mykonos Harbour to sail across to Paros. With pre-booked business class high speed ferry tickets, you will travel across to Paros arriving in the late morning. We will transfer you to your hotel near Parikia. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore the town of Parikia. This evening we suggest heading to the beautiful port town of Naoussa for dinner and soaking up a truly Greek island atmosphere.

  • Preferred hotel Sandaya Luxury Suites

Day 7 Paros

The port of Antiparos island, Greece

Today you are off to explore the beautiful island gem that is Antiparos. You will board a short ferry across to Antiparos from Paros where our local guide will meet you and take you on a walking tour of this picturesque town. Explore Antiparos’ charming streets, and visit the  island’s small Venetian Fortress.

Then continue your tour to visit the most famous sight of the tiny island – its Cave. Its famously being used by Macedonian generals in the 4th century B.C. as they conspired against Alexander the Great. After this fascinating day out, return to Parikia by ferry.

  • Preferred hotel Sandaya Luxury Suites

Day 8 Santorini

Santorini in Greece

After getting your fill of island life in Paros, its time to head to your final stop – iconic Santorini. We will transfer you to this beautiful island in the morning with a midday arrival. Your private driver will be awaiting your arrival and will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy unwinding while surrounded by timeless beauty.  This island is renowned for its volcanic wines and also offers plenty of delicious eats, with many places to enjoy both complemented by a spectacular view of the glittering sapphire waters.

  • Preferred hotel Anteliz Suites

Day 9 Santorini

Santorini sailing

Today you have most of the day at leisure to explore Oia and its sister town Fira, which is the capital of Santorini. Return to your hotel in the early afternoon and get ready to go sunset sailing!

Board a spacious lagoon 400 catamaran with a handful of likeminded guests for a late afternoon sailing discovery. Visit the islands famous Red Beach and White Beaches where you will have ample time to take a dip or go snorkelling. Continue sailing to the hot springs of Santorini and enjoy the therapeutic effects of a natural mud bath. Finish the experience with a BBQ and drinks on board the boat.

  • Preferred hotel Anteliz Suites

Day 10 Santorini

Santorini wine tours

On your last full day in Santorini discover the island outside of Oia.  Enjoy a A four- to five-hour tour to explore the flavors and aromas of Santorini’s fine wines, sampled alongside local cheeses and other eats. You’ll visit three different wineries led by an experienced wine expert who will provide insight into the viticulture here and the various types of local grapes used to produce the wine. It’s the perfect way to learn more about the culture and the tour concludes by heading to the perfect spot to watch one of the island’s famous sunsets. Don’t forget your camera!

  • Preferred hotel Anteliz Suites

Day 11 Departure from Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Time to bid farewell to the unforgettable island of Santorini and reflect on the amazing journey you have had visiting a myriad of beautiful Greek islands. Our private driver will transfer you to Athens Airport for your 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. 

    Preferred hotels

    Electra Metropolis

    Electra Metropolis, Athens

    This luxury hotel is centrally located in downtown Athens just steps from Syntagma Square in what was once a government building. Converted into a hotel in 2016, it offers polished rooms and a fantastic roof terrace with a pool where you can swim surrounded by dazzling views of the city, including the Parthenon.

    Mykonos Princess

    Mykonos Princess

    This boutique hotel boasts a hilltop perch for magnificent views of the sapphire Aegean. A stay here will put you just a 5-minute walk from beautiful Agios Stefanos Beach where you can rent a sunbed and umbrella. The complimentary evening hotel shuttle or a 15-minute drive will bring you to Mykonos Town. While you’re here, enjoy lounging around the outdoor pool with a sundeck and double-sized sunbeds with views of the sea.

    Sandaya, Paros

    Sandaya Luxury Suites, Paros

    Just a short walk from the town centre, Sandaya Paros is an intimate boutique hotel that offers personalised service and a variety of rooms to suit various needs, including the Honeymoon Suite. It’s just a short stroll to Agioi Beach, shops, restaurants, and bars, providing the perfect mix of sightseeing and days at the beach.

    Anteliz Suites, Santorini

    Anteliz Suites, Santorini

    Anteliz offers some of the best sea views of any hotel in Santorini, housed in a renovated 19th-century villa that’s tucked into the hillside. The grounds include a well sized swimming pool for this type of property and there’s also a hot tub, fabulous for relaxing after a day of sightseeing.

    • 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 luxury transfers throughout
    • 10 nights in upscale hotels with breakfast
    • Private guided tour of Acropolis with a local
    • Pre-booked Business Class ferry/catamaran tickets
    • Home-hosted evening cooking class in Mykonos
    • Choice of either a half day Jeep safari tour in Mykonos or boat trip to Delos
    • Private guided tour of Antiparos
    • Semi-private Santorini catamaran cruise with BBQ and drinks
    • Santorini island winery tour with wines and snacks
    • 24/7 Concierge service throughout your trip with us
    • Full financial trip protection is included
    • Assistance with pre-departure PCR testing if required

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

    Why book with Unforgettable Greece

    • 100% Financial Protection

      We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

    • Destination Experts

      Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

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      What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

    • We Care

      From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.

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