Embark on a captivating 7-day journey through the heart of Greece’s most iconic destinations, from the ancient treasures of Athens to the enchanting beauty of Santorini and the cultural richness of Heraklion.
Your adventure begins in Athens, where you’ll be warmly welcomed upon your arrival at the airport. Our dedicated transfer service will whisk you away to your hotel for a seamless check-in, allowing you to settle in and prepare for the exciting days ahead.
On the second day, you’ll delve into the rich history of Athens with a city tour that takes you through striking contrasts that define this fascinating metropolis. Witness the Panathenaic Stadium, where the modern Olympics were born, and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence guarded by the colorful Euzones. Explore landmarks such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and the historic Parliament building. The tour culminates at the Acropolis, where you’ll marvel at architectural masterpieces and visit the new Acropolis Museum, a testament to the city’s classical era.
On the third day, you’ll bid farewell to Athens and board a ferry to the captivating island of Santorini. Upon arrival, your transfer will take you to your Santorini hotel, where you can check-in and immerse yourself in the island’s stunning beauty.
The fourth day brings an unforgettable adventure with the Caldera & Oia sunset tour. Aboard the King Thiras boat, you’ll sail through the caldera, explore volcanic islands, and even have the opportunity to relax in the therapeutic hot springs. Discover the charms of Thirasia Island and witness the world-renowned sunset in Oia, an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your memory.
On the fifth day, it’s time to set sail once more, this time to Heraklion. Your transfer will take you to the port, where you’ll board a speedboat to reach Crete’s capital. Upon arrival, you’ll be transported to your hotel for check-in, where you can unwind and prepare for the adventures that await.
The sixth day offers a free day at leisure in Heraklion, allowing you to explore the city’s culture, history, and cuisine at your own pace. Take in the local sights, savor the flavors of Cretan cuisine, or simply relax and soak in the vibrant atmosphere.
As your unforgettable journey comes to a close on the seventh day, we’ll ensure a seamless transfer to the airport for your flight back home. You’ll depart with the best impressions from this enriching exploration of Athens, Santorini, and Heraklion, carrying cherished memories of Greece’s incredible beauty and heritage.
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A 7-day odyssey through Athens, Santorini, and Heraklion beckons with a promise of enchantment at every turn. In Athens, you’ll step into the pages of history, wandering among ancient wonders like the Acropolis, while savoring the energy of a bustling modern city.
Santorini, the jewel of the Aegean, invites you to surrender to its allure. Prepare to be spellbound by dramatic sunsets over cobalt waters, iconic blue-domed churches, and quaint villages nestled on volcanic cliffs.
Then, Heraklion unveils a captivating tapestry of culture and heritage. The labyrinthine streets whisper tales of the past, and vibrant local traditions embrace you in their warm embrace.
Throughout this journey, Greek warmth and hospitality will embrace you, and the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine will tantalize your senses. Your 7-day voyage promises to be a symphony of history, natural beauty, and cultural discovery that will linger in your heart for years to come.
Arrival in Athens. Our transfer will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight.
Breakfast and get ready for Athens Half day city tour. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.
Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex. Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Overnight.
Transfer to the port for your ferry boat to Santorini. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight.
Breakfast and then starting the tour by bus from the pick-up point, we arrive at the port of Athinios and board the King Thiras boat. We will sail close to the old port of Fira and make our first stop in the volcanic island of Nea Kameni. Walking up the soil path, we will approach the crater of the still active volcano.
The trip continues to the second volcanic island named Palea Kameni. King Thiras boat makes a stop approximately 50 meters from the Hot Springs so you can dive in the green sulphur waters or simply relax and enjoy the view. After the Hot Springs we will sail to Thirasia Island which was part of Santorini before the big explosion of the volcano.
We will stay in Thirasia for two hours having the chance to go swimming, have lunch next to the sea or explore the village of Manolas with its winding steps and traditional houses. Leaving Thirasia Island, King Thiras will take us to the port of Oia. We will walk up the steps to the most famous place of the world for its amazing sunset.
The tour ends 30 minutes after the sunset. We will gather at the pickup point in Oia where the bus will be waiting to take you back to the point you started the excursion. Overnight.
Transfer to the port for your speed to Heraklion. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Overnight.
Free day at leisure. Overnight.
Transfer to the airport for your flight back home, having the best impression from your trip!