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GreeceThe Cyclades island hopper

  • Off the beaten track
Prepare yourself to dive into the incredible paradise-worthy Cyclades. The deep blue waters of the Mediterranean weave their waves around these island outcrops, littered with white walls and blue domes. Ancient trade routes and historical sites populate each island and if you do not fill up on history - you will be overflowing with fresh seafood! The itinerary below has been imagined by ...

Prepare yourself to dive into the incredible paradise-worthy Cyclades. The deep blue waters of the Mediterranean weave their waves around these island outcrops, littered with white walls and blue domes. Ancient trade routes and historical sites populate each island and if you do not fill up on history - you will be overflowing with fresh seafood! The itinerary below has been imagined by the local agency in Greece, who wish only to show you the best these islands have to offer! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Arts and crafts
    Arts and crafts
  • Island
    Island
  • Water sports
    Water sports

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Athen

• Transfer from airport to hotel. 
• Free day according to your arrival time, or perhaps we take to the streets and experience Athens!

Visited:
Athens

Day 2: Transfer to Mykonos island

• After breakfast we will take the ferry to Mykonos; a 5 hour trip.
• Mykonos is one of the most desired island destinations in Greece, this island is famous for the vivid nightlife and the gorgeous beaches. 
• Transfer to your hotel, free afternoon.

Visited:
AthensMykonos

Day 3: Mykonos discovery

• Day at leisure!
• Do not hesitate to ask your guide for things to do and see in Mykonos.

Visited:
Mykonos

Day 4: More of Mykonos

• Another day of relaxation. Why not take a boat trip around the islands ?

Visited:
Mykonos

Day 5: Transfer to Paros island

• Today we take the ferry to Paros; a 45-minute trip.

•  One of the most typical islands of Cyclades, Paros is famous for the traditional architecture, the lovely beaches and its nightlife. 

• Transfer to your hotel, free afternoon.

Visited:
Mykonos, Paros

Day 6: Paros discovery

• Breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day to discover the island or relax.

•Things to see and do in Paros:
- The fabulous beaches, the picturesque architecture and the lounge nightlife are the things that make Paros island so special.

• Everyone will find something exciting in Paros Greece: the young crowds will love the beach bars and night clubs, families will adore the safe sandy beaches with restaurants and romantic couples will get excited with the relaxing atmosphere. 

Agent’s Suggestion for the day: Tour of Paros 
• Our excursion starts at 09:00 from Parikia. We walk through the old town towards the Frankish castle (13th century) and to the church of Saint Konstantinos and Eleni, which is situated on the highest spot of Parikia town. 
• From here, the bus takes us south, where we pass the villages of Alyki and Drios and then we reach Pisso Livadi, where we take our break. We will have some free time to eat or even swim.
• The traditional Cycladic architecture is seen again later, as we reach Lefkes, the former capital of Paros.
• Later in the afternoon we arrive in Naoussa, the beautiful fishing village with all its Cycladic charm.

Visited:
Paros

Day 7: More of Paros

•A day to discover the island or relax.

Agent’s suggestion for the day:
• Lazy day with traditional “kaiki” boat
• Around the beautiful coastline of Antiparos you will enjoy a wonderful day: The boat is leaving from Pounda port and will take you to Pantalonisia, where you have your first stop for swimming. The water is crystal blue and looks like a natural swimming pool (!).
• On the beautiful beach of Faneromeni there will be a BBQ organized for you, while you are enjoying the sun and the sea. You will be amazed from the pureness and beauty this small island offers you. Afterwards we will head towards Mastichari cave where we will make a stop for pictures.
• From the cave we will turn back to Pounda where the bus will be waiting for you.

Visited:
Paros

Day 8: Transfer to Santorini island

• After breakfast we will take a ferry to dreamy Santorini; a 3-hour trip.

• Transfer to your hotel, free afternoon

Visited:
Paros, Santorini

Day 9: Santorini discovery

• Breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day to discover the island or relax.

Agent’s suggestion for the day:
• Caldera tour: “Athinios port – Volcano – Hot springs – Thirassia – Oia -Athinios port”
• You will drive to the port of Athinios, from where you will take the small “kaiki” traditional boat. After a short sail of 10 minutes you will reach the volcano lava “Nea Kameni” which is still active
• You will then sail along the lava rock to reach the hot springs “Palea Kameni”
• The boat will continue to Thirassia Island after 15 minutes you will arrive at the small harbor. You will have 2 hours’ time for walking up the 140 steps or take the donkey
• At the small harbor you will have 2 hours’ time for walking up the 140 steps
• On the way back, you will pass close to Oia’s volcanic cliffs to photograph this unique setting.
• Arrive at Athinios port to get the bus for the transfer back to the hotel. Free afternoon.

Visited:
Santorini

Day 10: More of Santorini

• Breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day to discover the island or relax.

Agent’s suggestion for the day:
• Full Day Bus Tour “Akrotiri site - Pyrgos – Winery” 
• You will start by the visit of Archaeological site of Akrotiri, drive to Perivolos black sandy beach (free time for lunch or swim), visit Megalochori village, then discover the village of Pyrgos:  walk up to the ruins of the Venetian castle and drive to a winery for wine tasting. Afterwards, stop in Oia village, free time to walk around.

• Transfer to your hotel, free afternoon.

Visited:
Santorini

Day 11: Transfer to Naxos island

• After breakfast we will take the ferry from Santorini to Naxos; 2 hours trip.

• Located in the center of Cyclades, Naxos is a wonderful island with long sandy beaches and interesting sightseeing. A drive around the center of the island brings visitors to traditional villages and interesting historical sites.

• Many hiking trails also cross the island and lead to secluded spots, like the peak of Mount Zas, the tallest mountain in Cyclades. Apart from hiking, Naxos is also a great island for windsurfing and kitesurfing as the wind conditions are perfect on the island

• Transfer to your hotel, free afternoon.

Visited:
Santorini, Naxos

Day 12: Naxos discovery

• A day to discover the island or relax

Agent’s suggestion for the day:
• Starting from Naxos town and through the village of Galanado and the tower of Belonias, we stop at Damalas pottery workshop. Then the Byzantine church of Panagia Protothroni and the citrus distillery. We continue to Panagia Drosiani. Next stop is Apiranthos village with its marble paved alleys. Apiranthos has 4 small museums.
• The Archaeological Museum mainly hosts findings of the Proto-Cycladic period, the Geological Museum with its approximately 2,000 exhibits, the Natural History Museum

• Passing by the villages of Koronos, Skado and Mesi, we arrive at the northern village of the island, Apollonas, where we find that unfinished Kouros statue. Time for lunch and swimming. 

Visited:
Naxos

Day 13: More of Naxos

•  Breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day to discover the island or relax.

• Agent’s suggestion for the day:
• Head to one of the many wonderful sandy beaches for a beach day!

Visited:
Naxos

Day 14: Transfer back to Athen

• Day at leisure to discover some of the many beauties of the island.

• Late afternoon transfer to the port of Naxos and embark on the ferry to Piraeus; a 4 ½ hour trip.

• Free evening

Visited:
Naxos, Athens

Day 15: Departure

• Transfer from hotel to airport.

We hope you have enjoyed you're stay in Greece!

Visited:
Athens

Athens Mykonos Paros Santorini Naxos

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
April 2020 to April 2020 $1,530
May 2020 to May 2020 $1,700
June 2020 to June 2020 $1,900
July 2020 to July 2020 $2,480
August 2020 to August 2020 $2,480
September 2020 to September 2020 $2,280
October 2020 to October 2020 $1,580

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Airport Transers
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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