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