Embark on a captivating 5-day journey through Athens and Santorini, immersing yourself in the rich history and breathtaking beauty of Greece. The adventure begins in Athens, where upon arrival, a seamless transfer whisks you to your hotel for check-in. The second day unfolds with an enlightening Athens city tour, featuring iconic landmarks such as the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the awe-inspiring Acropolis, concluding with a visit to the new Acropolis Museum. On the third day, a ferry ride transports you to the enchanting island of Santorini, where you check in and prepare for an exploration of its volcanic wonders.
The fourth day invites you to discover the magic of Santorini with a Caldera and Oia sunset tour. From exploring the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni to enjoying the therapeutic Hot Springs and the charming village of Thirasia, the tour culminates in the famed Oia sunset, a spectacle renowned worldwide. The journey concludes on the fifth day with a transfer to the airport for your flight home, leaving you with indelible memories of Greece’s cultural richness and the stunning landscapes of Athens and Santorini.
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Embark on a captivating 5-day, 4-night journey through the cultural and scenic wonders of Athens and Santorini. Upon arrival in Athens, a seamless transfer welcomes you to your hotel, setting the tone for a comfortable stay. The second day unfolds with a mesmerizing half-day city tour, revealing the historical treasures of Athens, from the Panathenaic Stadium to the iconic Acropolis. The following day brings an enchanting transition to Santorini, where a ferry ride ushers you into the island’s magical realm.
As you settle into your Santorini abode, anticipation builds for the Caldera & Oia sunset tour on the fourth day, promising a boat excursion to volcanic islands, rejuvenating hot springs, and the picturesque Thirasia Island. The day culminates in Oia, renowned for its world-famous sunset. With memories etched, the fifth day bids farewell, whisking you to the airport, leaving you with the indelible impressions of a splendid Grecian escapade.
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 airport for your flight back home, having the best impression from your trip!