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Greece Land and sea journey

  • Off the beaten track
Walk in the footsteps of gods in the ruins of ancient temples, cross the deep blue Mediterranean Sea to islands which inspired myths and legends for millennia. Consider this 11 day itinerary as your inspiration for an unforgettable experience. It has been designed by our local agency in Greece and is ready to be tailored to your interests, to make this journey through Gree...

Walk in the footsteps of gods in the ruins of ancient temples, cross the deep blue Mediterranean Sea to islands which inspired myths and legends for millennia. Consider this 11 day itinerary as your inspiration for an unforgettable experience. It has been designed by our local agency in Greece and is ready to be tailored to your interests, to make this journey through Greece a once in a lifetime experience

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Arts and crafts
    Arts and crafts
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Seaside
    Seaside

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 Athens

Welcome to Europe's historic capital!
• Arrive at Athens Airport, meet with our representative and transfer to your hotel
• Depending on the time of your arrival you may begin surveying the charming landscapes and get a first glimpse of the city
Accommodation in Athens based on seasonality

Visited:
Athens

Day 2: The Acropolis + Temple of Poseidon

• Begin your morning with a delicious breakfast at your hotel and meet with our expert guide for an in-depth tour of the most significant, culturally rich sites in Athens
• Indulge in Mediterranean cuisine at a local restaurant for lunch
• Enjoy a scenic coastal drive on the way to visit the Temple of Poseidon while passing by endless stretches of golden sand beaches  
• Admire the sunset from the rock promontory of Sounion before returning to the hotel

Accommodation in Athens based on seasonality

Visited:
Athens

Day 3: Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae & Olympia

Time for a good ol' fashion road trip!

• Grab breakfast at the hotel while waiting for the rental car to arrive at reception around 10:00am. 
• Along the drive through the Angolan land take in ancient villages, UNESCO World Heritage sites and tombs
• Depart for Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games and visit  impressive Tripolis and Megalopolis on the way
Accommodation in Olympia based on seasonality

Visited:
Corinth, Epidaurus, NafplionMycenae, Olympia

Day 4: Olympia- Delphi

• After breakfast journey through the AlpheiosRiver Valley and discover the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archeological Museum
• Drive down through the plains of Eliad and Achaia. Cross the Corinthean Bay from Rion to Atirion
• Pass by picturesque towns of Nafpactos and Itea before finishing the day in Delphi

Accommodation in Delphi based on seasonality

Visited:
OlympiaDelphi

Day 5: Delphi to Kalambaka

The giant rocks of Meteora...

•Nosh on a delicious breakfast and hit the road
•Arrive at the foot of  Mount Parnassos and explore the Sanctuary of Delphi, a UNESCO World Heritage site, once believed to be the center of the world
• Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated in the astonishing complex of Meteora
Accommodation in Kalambaka based on seasonality

Visited:
Delphi, Kalambaka

Day 6: Meteora -Athens

• Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before setting off
• Encounter the breathtaking site of Meteora and its ageless monastery “balanced” atop giant stone formations
• Pass by Trikala, Lamia, and view the Leonida’s Monument in Thermopylae
• Arrive in Athens early in the evening and return the car at the hotel. It can't take you where you're going next...

Accommodation in Athens based on seasonality

Visited:
MeteoraAthens

Day 7: Cruise Embarkation, Arrive in Mykonos

•Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the port of Piraeus to embark on the iconic Aegean cruise
• Spend 4 days discovering world famous islands, legendary harbors, history monuments and indulging in the Greek way of life!

Accommodation on board the ship

Visited:
AthensMykonos

Day 8: Arrive in Kusadasi (Ephesus), Evening in Patmos

Morning arrival in the splendid Turkish city of Kusadasi...

• Tour the archeological sites of Ephesus, the Library of Celsus and Fountain of Trojan before returning to the ship for lunch
•In the evening, arrive at the small, full of character island of Patmos 
• Follow the picturesque narrow lanes in the port of Skála and discover shops and local delicacies
• Time to linger until sailing at 9:30pm to Rhodes

Accommodation on board the ship

Visited:
Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes

Day 9: Morning Eye Candy + Full Day in Rhodes

• Wake up early to take in stunning panoramas as the ship approaches Rhodes, the largest of the Dodecanese islands 
•Drive along the coastline to the town of Lindos and enjoy a half-day tour of the region
• Arrive in the city of Rhodes and tour the medieval old town and the Palace of Knights
• Transfer back to the ship before setting sail in the evening
Accommodation on board the ship

Visited:
Rhodes

Day 10: Arrive in Crete, Evening in Santorini

Fairytale Oia...

• 7:00 am arrival in Crete, the larges of the Greek islands
• Free time to explore on your own before returning to the ship for a leisurely lunch on board
• In the afternoon cruise to Santorini’s caldera. Then drive north to Oia village famous for its white washed houses and blue shutters
• Take in the views while relaxing at a cliffside café before transferring back to the ship and setting sail towards Athens

Accommodation on board the ship

Visited:
CreteSantorini, Athens

Day 11: Depart Greece

• 7:00 am arrival in Athens, disembark the cruise and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
• We hope you’ve thoroughly enjoyed your stay in magnificent Greece!

Visited:
Athens

Athens Corinth Epidaurus Nafplion Mycenae Olympia Delphi Kalambaka Meteora Mykonos Kusadasi Patmos Rhodes Crete Santorini

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 May 2020 $2,530
June 2020 to June 2020 $2,540
June 2020 to July 2020 $2,570
July 2020 to August 2020 $2,570
August 2020 to September 2020 $2,720
October 2020 to October 2020 $2,520

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation (including 4 nights cruise on all inclusive package)
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • 24/7 emergency phone numbers
  • Airport transfers

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to Greece
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Albert, in Greece, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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