8 Days Athens, Mykonos & Santorini
8 Days, 1 Country. Discover the wonders of Athens and the beautiful islands of Mykonos & Santorini in 8 Days!
Greece travel packages are the best way of discovering the birthplace of modern civilization. This 8 day Greece tour includes the services of an English-speaking guide, fabulous 2 or 3-star accommodation and breakfast each day.
Arriving in Athens, we'll start off by exploring the iconic Acropolis and the Parthenon, and then more of the capital's ancient sites, including Hadrian's Arch and the Panathinaikon marble stadium.
Start in: Athens
Athens, Check-in from 14:00 hrs on Day 1
Ages: 10 - 75+
End in: Athens
Athens, 12:00 hrs
Places: 1 Country
Duration: 8 Days
DAY 1: Arrive in Athens
Welcome to Greece! Upon arrival, you will make your own way the hotel for the start of the tour (airport transfers available at extra cost).
DAY 2: Athens city tour - Mykonos
After breakfast we'll take a panoramic tour of Athens. We will see the Academy, the National library, the Greek parliament and the tomb of Unknown Soldier guarded by the Evzones, the Panathinaikon marble stadium where the first modern Olympics took place, Hadrian’s Arch, the temple of Olympian Zeus, and other monuments and landmarks of the city. Our panoramic tour will end at the museum of the Acropolis where you will have the option to join a guided tour of the Acropolis site and Acropolis Museum, considered one of the best museums in Europe. During this optional excursion you will continue on foot to the sacred rock of Acropolis, visiting the Propylae, the Erechtheion, the temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon. After the optional we will walk along Apostolou Pavlou street towards the Plaka neighbourhood for an included lunch at a local restaurant. Later on, we will transfer to the port to catch the local ferry to Mykonos. On arrival in Mykonos we will transfer to the hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening.
Day at leisure to explore the magnificent island of Mykonos with its unique sandy beaches on your own.
DAY 3: Mykonos - Free day
DAY 4: Mykonos - Free day
Another day at leisure to soak up some sun, explore the bustling town of Mykonos or enjoy the facilities of your hotel. Alternatively, follow our suggested optional excursion to ancient Delos.
DAY 5: Mykonos - Santorini
Spend the morning at leisure until it is time to transfer to the port to catch the local ferry to Santorini. Arrive in Santorini and transfer to our hotel, then spend the rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 6: Santorini - Free day
The day is yours to explore this incredible island on your own, however you wish.
DAY 7: Santorini - Free day
Another day at leisure for you to explore this unique island. Alternatively, you can follow our optional boat excursion to the caldera islands. We will visit the volcano, the hot springs, little Thirassia island and we will end at Amoudi bay, the little port of Oia. We will climb up to Oia village and admire one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Later, we will be transferred back to our hotel.
Early in the morning, we will be transferred to the airport of Santorini to catch a local flight back to Athens. Our tour ends in Athens early afternoon.
DAY 8: Santorini - Athens
7 nights' accommodation in twin rooms with private en-suite facilities. Single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room.
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Any public transport used as part of the tour (excludes free days)
3 Experiences (including guided walking tours, orientation walks, driving tours of cities plus other exciting experiences)
Internal flight: Santorini-Athens
Services of your Expat tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip. You can also book any of the optional excursions available during your tour with your tour leader – please see the 'Essential Information' tab for more details.
All taxes and fees.
Modern air conditioned coach
Free Expat Explore tour souvenir – a memorable gift of your once in a lifetime trip.
Ferry transportation: Athens-Mykonos and Mykonos-Santorini
Optional tours are payable in cash currency to your tour leader whilst on tour.
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