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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

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  • from $5,095 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Private
  • May - 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!

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At a Glance

Signature Island Escape
  • Arrival in Athens with the rest of the day at leisure
  • Private of Athens tour
  • Fly to Mykonos Island with the rest of the day to explore at your leisure
  • Choice between a jeep safari and tour of Delos in Mykonos
  • Spend the day at leisure with an evening home-hosted Greek cooking class
  • Ferry to the Island of Paros with afternoon to relax at leisure
  • Private guided tour of Antiparos with a local expert
  • Ferry to Santorini
  • 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 to Athens
 

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Athens Arrival

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 Elia Ermou

Day 2 Athens

Athens, Greece

The Acropolis is the iconic landmark that stands above the Greek capital, symbolizing the birth of western civilization. One of the best ways to experience it is on a private guided tour that provides insights into its history and the many monuments you’ll be witnessing from the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike to Propylaea. After your two hour tour of the Acropolis your guide will take you on a walk through Plaka, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Athens. Located just under the Acropolis, this is an area worth exploring. Plaka is known for its many historical monuments including the Ancient Agora, the Roman Agora, the Tower of the Winds, and Hadrian’s Library.

  • Preferred hotel Elia Ermou

Day 3 Mykonos

Mykonos, Greece

Today we will transfer you to the airport for your flight 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 is your day of discovery in Mykonos, where we have a choice of half day tours for you to choose from:

Option 1 – Sailing trip to Delos

If you are looking for sun, swimming and a bit of history, we suggest a half day morning tour to visit both Delos and Rhenia islands with some hidden gems such as Baos, believed to have been a pirate island, visited along the way.

Option 2 – Explore Mykonos Island

Alternatively discover the island of Mykonos on a half day afternoon jeep safari tour taking you off the beaten track to discover the hidden charms of this magical isle.

  • 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. Once we have transferred you to your hotel, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore. This evening we suggest heading to the beautiful port town of Naoussa for dinner and soaking up a truly Greek island atmosphere.

  • Preferred hotel Saint Andrea Paros

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 Saint Andrea Paros

Day 8 Santorini

Santorini, 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 Charisma 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 Charisma 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 Charisma 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 Santorini Airport for your flight back to Athens and 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

    Elia Ermou, Athens

    Elia Ermou, Athens

    Opened in late 2018, Elia Ermou 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.

    Mykonos Princess

    Mykonos Princess, Mykonos

    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.

    Saint Andrea Paros

    Saint Andrea Paros, Paros

    Built on the north side of Paros near the town of Naoussa, Saint Andrea Seaside Resort is housed in a complex of traditional Cycladic buildings just across the sea with a beautiful view of Naoussa Bay. All rooms have at least one private patio or balcony and most have garden or partial sea views with those on the top floor featuring full Aegean views.

    • 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
    • Domestic flights from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini to Athens
    • 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
    • Jeep tour on Mykonos or tour of 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 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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