Luxurious Greece

10 Days 9 Nights
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Day
01
Athens

WELCOME TO ATHENS Once you arrive in Athens you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder day is free to rest.

Day
02
Athens

ATHENS TOUR AND THE ACROPOLIS & NEW MUSEUM Enjoy a tour of Athens combining many of the city's principal modern and classical sights such as Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. At the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and finally the beautiful Parthenon and its museum. The afternoon is free to explore the Plaka (old Athens section), Ermou Square for shopping and a taste of a Greek souvlaki or visit Monastiraki flea market.

Day
03
Crete

CRETE Transfer from Athens hotel to the airport and fly to Chania Crete. Pickup your automatic car rental and drive to Rethymnon Venetian port town. Spend 4 nights in Rethymnon. While in Rethymnon you will see Venetian and Ottoman structures such as mosques, public baths, catholic churches and beautiful fountains. In the region of Rethymnon you will see the wild and fertile Cretan landscape including mountainous quaint villages, lakes, gorges and Byzantine monasteries around. The beaches or Rethymnon are golden sandy beaches with crystal clear water.

Day
04
Crete

CRETE Today is a perfect day to visit Chania Crete. Chania is known for its Venetian port town, the old section with elegant mansions and quaint shops and local restaurants/tavernas. The Venetian lighthouse in the Old port has become over the years the trademark of the town. Near Chania you may visit Samaria Gorge (recommended as a tour for those who like walking/hiking). On your way back to Heraklion you may stop by any famous Cretan wineries for local Cretan wine.

Day
05
Crete

CRETE Today visit any of Crete’s gorgeous beaches such as Balos beach or Elafonissi beach. They are both known for their crystal clear turquoise waters and pink sand. In the afternoon why not attend a cooking class? Locally offered you will learn how to prepare and cook typical Cretan traditional dishes.

Day
06
Crete

CRETE Today is another perfect day to visit Heraklion town and Knossos Minoan Palace. Legend has it that this palace was the source of the Labyrinth myth. It was a structure that was made by King Minos of Crete to keep the mythical creature Minotaur away – The Minotaur was half bull and half man and was eventually killed by Theseus.

Day
07
Santorini

HYDROFOIL TO SANTORINI Board the hydrofoil or ferry boat from Heraklion Crete to Santorini. Upon arrival at the pier you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy 3 days at this scenic volcanic island with its breathtaking views and white washed houses draped along the high cliffs of Santorini's dramatic "Caldera". Take postcard pictures while walking through the villages of Oia and Fira and be daring to ride one of the donkeys as part of the native charm of the island.

Day
08
Santorini

SANTORINI STAY Included in your itinerary is a sunset cruise. You will visit the active volcano and swim in the hot springs. Enjoy local wine as you sail through Oia village during the beautiful sunset.

Day
09
Santorini

SANTORINI STAY Today you may visit by either a four wheeler or a day’s rental car (not included) the light house, Pirgos village, Perivolos beach, Perissa beach, the Red beach, Ancient Thira or Akrotiri archaeological site.

Day
10
Return

SANTORINI. Transfer to airport for your onward flight.