Athens – Santorini
Day 1- Arrival in Athens
Upon arrival at Athens International Airport, you will be met by our driver and transferred to your hotel, where our representative will be waiting to deliver the envelope with all necessary documents. Balance of the day at leisure. If time permits, depending on your arrival time in Athens, you may enjoy the optional experience. Accommodation in Athens
Day 2-Athens City tour with Acropolis and museum
Breakfast at your hotel and pick up in the morning, at the indicated time for a half-day tour of the city of Athens, regular bases, that includes a guided panoramic tour of the city and visit to the Acropolis and the museum of Acropolis. Pick up from your hotel and return to your hotel.
We will make a panoramic tour of the main avenues of Athens, highlighting Panepistimiou Avenue (University). We will pass through Syntagma Square, the Parliament, the monument to the unknown soldier that we will see next to the colorful uniforms of the Evzones guards outside the Royal Palace. We continue to the Kalimarmaro Stadium, the site of the first Olympic Games of the Modern Age (1896). Then we will move to the sacred rock of the Acropolis is a pilgrimage to the cradle of Western civilization. Among its many attractions, we will visit the Theater of Herodes Atticus, the Propylaea, the Parthenon temple, the Erechtheion temple or Temple of the Caryatids and the small Temple of Nike. A stop at the panoramic tower of the Acropolis will help us explain everything that we can see from here, such as the eight hills of Athens (Lycabettus, Pnix, Filopapou, etc.) as well as the city of Athens. We will observe the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Arch of Hadrian, the Parliament, the Zappion, etc… Later on, a new stop to contemplate the ancient theater of Dionysus and we continue with the visit of the famous Acropolis Museum. If you wish, when the tour ends you can stay walking through the picturesque streets of the Plaka neighborhood and return to the hotel on your own. Rest of the day at leisure, overnight in Athens.
Day 3. Athens-Santorini
Early breakfast and departure transfer to Athens Port “Piraeus” to embark on the ferry for Santorini Island. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Santorini. Balance of the day at leisure. . Enjoy your stay in the well-known island where you can follow the caldera path or enjoy the breathtaking sunset in Oia village. Overnight stay in Santorini.
Day 4 & 5 Santorini
Free days on the volcanic island of Santorini known for its unique sunset. In its capital called Fira, attached to the cliff and accessible by cable car or donkey, you can admire the whitewashed houses, the alleys, the outdoor cafes and the famous sunset. Santorini is a spectacular stopover for dozens of tourist vacation cruises and hundreds of sailboats that land in its small coves, at the foot of its steep slopes, in the middle of the natural anchorage formed by the sunken caldera of the ancient volcano. The multitude of visitors from all over the world has developed a free and international atmosphere. Due to its volcanic soil the island is very fertile. For that reason, the quality of Santorini’s agricultural products is well known throughout the world. One of the specialties of the island is wine. The vines are arranged in a way that can only be seen in Santorini, their branches are placed in a way that makes them look like a basket. In this way they are protected from strong winds. Other agricultural products in which Santorini has specialized are: fava, a similar vegetable but smaller than a pea; a type of cherry tomato that only grows in Santorini and the “Kapari”, a pea-sized vegetable used in the famous Greek salad. The island of Santorini also produces a cheese made from goat’s milk called “chloro”. Overnight stay in Santorini. Overnight stay in Santorini.
Day 6. Santorini- Athens
Enjoy your last few morning hours in Santorini Island. According to ferry schedule, transfer to the port of Santorini to embark on the ferry for Athens. Upon arrival at Piraeus port, transfer to the hotel in Athens.
Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Athens.
Day 7. Departure.
Breakfast at the hotel, morning at leisure for your last-minute shopping or strolling down the streets of Athens.
Depending on your international departure flight, transfer to Athens International Airport.
- 3 nights accommodation and breakfast in Athens
- 3 nights accommodation and breakfast in Santorini
- SIC Half-day Athens Sightseeing organized tour, including the Acropolis site and the museum of Acropolis (entrance fees included) with professional guide
- Fast ferry Piraeus – Santorini and Santorini – Piraeus in economy class- enumerated seats
- Private transfers in Athens
- Regular transfers in Santorini, except 5 star hotels on private
- International or national flights
- Meals or Beverages
- Gratuities (optional)
- Personal expenses
- Accommodation tax, direct payment to the hotel.