Greek Island Hopper - Classic Group, 2021

from 

AU$6,095

per person
 
Duration: 10 Days
Countries: Greece
Tour Provider: Insight
Tour Code: I956A16

 

 

Description

A sun worshipper’s paradise, you’ve made it to Greece. Delve into the unique history of this ancient country as you make your way around its beautiful islands via land and sea. Capture the beauty of Santorini’s Cycladic houses, the warmth of Mykonos’ locals and the legendary charm of Athens’ ancient relics. Topped off with a selection of scrumptious Greek delicacies along the way, this bright trip is one to be savoured.

Authentic Dining

Athens: Get to know your fellow travelers over a delightful Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant. Santorini: What better way to start your island adventure than to sip on a cocktail as you take in one of the world's most beautiful sunsets. Mykonos: Learn about traditional Mykonian cuisine as you taste some of the local delicacies. Athens: Toast the culmination of your vacation with a lively Celebration Dinner in true Greek style at a local restaurant. Dining Summary: 9 Breakfast (B), 2 Dinner with Wine (DW)

Insight Experiences

Santorini: Learn from a local geology expert how the Santorini caldera, one of Earth’s natural wonders, was formed 3,500 years ago. Mykonos: Meet a Greek captain who will take you on a south caique cruise of Mykonos.

Top Rated Highlights

Mykonos: Explore Mykonos Town with a Local Expert and wander the beautiful blue and white streets. Athens: Soak in the last views of paradise as you ride the ferry back to Athens.

Included Insight Services

Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available) From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination Your stay on the islands is locally hosted On departures with 10 or more guests, travel between islands is fully escorted Transportation on the islands is by air-conditioned coach or luxury minibus High-speed ferry transfers from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini Ferry schedules and the availability of high-speed ferries may be affected by adverse weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances Porterage is not available on ferries Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Welcome to Athens

An Insight host will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel, where there is time to settle in and relax.At 19:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception, and get to know your fellow travellers over a delightful evening of dinner and wine.(Dinner with Wine)

Day 2: Athens Sightseeing

Your Local Expert will show you the incredible sights of Athens including the Acropolis and the Parthenon. The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of Athens’ classical spirit and civilization. They form the greatest architectural and artistic complex bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world. In the afternoon, enjoy time at leisure.(Breakfast)

Day 3: Depart for Santorini

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the port for the ferry to Santorini. Famed for the scattered white Cycladic houses that rest upon its cliffs, Santorini is a dreamy getaway. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and take time to relax. Why not take a dip in its pool? In the evening join your fellow travellers for a cooling cocktail as you watch the famous spectacular caldera as the sun sets over the Aegean Sea.(Breakfast)

Day 4: Santorini

Today you’ll delve into the geological history of Santorini. In the morning a local geology expert will divulge secrets about this volcanic island and the caldera, revealing the details of its formation. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Why not head for a swim at Ammoudi Bay, to the Santorini Wine Museum or ask your Travel Director for some restaurant recommendations?(Breakfast)

Day 5: Santorini

With a day at leisure, why not take the opportunity to visit the site of Akrotiri; an ancient city covered by the volcano ash and uncovered in 1967. If shopping is your thing, spend your time walking the white walled alleyways browsing the many shops and taking in the breath-taking views of the caldera.(Breakfast)

Day 6: Mykonos Sightseeing

After your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port for the ferry sailing to Mykonos. Upon arrival you'll be transferred to your hotel. Explore the town of Mykonos with a Local Expert and discover the maze of pretty alleyways of stunning Cycladic houses that make up the island. Later, make a welcoming stop to taste a selection of local delicacies and learn the secrets of Mykonian Cuisine.(Breakfast)

Day 7: Mykonos at Leisure

Today you’ll have free time to explore as you wish with many exciting adventures to choose from. Why not take a transfer to the picturesque Mykonos town and explore the beautiful port area including the famous windmills, the Matoyinnia Alleys and of course little Venice? Or perhaps visit Delos, a small island off the coast. The island is an archaeological site that houses iconic ruins, including Doric temples, markets, an amphitheatre and mosaics. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it is one of the most unique sights worldwide, with ongoing excavations and a beautiful small museum.(Breakfast)

Day 8: Mykonos

Meet a Greek captain on a wonderful cruise to the stunning, world-famous south coast beaches of Mykonos, where you can sit back and relax as you enjoy the weather and coastal views.(Breakfast)

Day 9: Depart Mykonos

After breakfast at your hotel you will be transferred to the port of Mykonos to board the ship to Piraeus in Athens. Once here you will be met at the port and transferred to your Athens hotel. There is time in the afternoon for you to do some last-minute sightseeing, souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel. Enjoy your last night with your fellow travellers at a Celebration dinner to toast your experiences.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

Day 10: Depart Athens

Bid farewell to Athens. Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport.(Breakfast)

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