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Greek Island Hopper

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Explore the ancient city of Athens before setting sail for the islands of Mykonos and Santorini on this At Leisure trip.

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    • For an exciting family version of this itinerary with fun family activities and inclusions see trip code: FGIH - Greek Island Hopper.
    • Internal flight: The above prices include internal air fare from Santorini to Athens and are accurate as of July 2017. One piece of hold luggage restricted to 23kg/50lbs.
    • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or unforeseen circumstances.
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    Athens, Greece

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    Athens, Greece

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      • For an exciting family version of this itinerary with fun family activities and inclusions see trip code: FGIH - Greek Island Hopper.
      • Internal flight: The above prices include internal air fare from Santorini to Athens and are accurate as of July 2017. One piece of hold luggage restricted to 23kg/50lbs.
      • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or unforeseen circumstances.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Circled by the deep blue Aegean sea, life is sweet on the Cyclades islands of Mykonos and Santorini where you will have days for an At Leisure encounter with their secret coves, tiny cobbled streets and weather-beaten characters in cafés over a glass or two of ouzo. Explore the ancient sites of Athens, the dramatic volcanic landscape of Santorini and Mykonos' party paradise.


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      Trip code: AGIH

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      12 Meals
      • 9 buffet breakfasts

      • Lunch

      • 3 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Athens

        • Orientation of Mykonos and Santorini

        • View the Parthenon, Hadrian's Arch and the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens

        • Visit the Acropolis in Athens


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 buffet breakfasts

        • Lunch

        • 3 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • High-speed ferry from Athens to Mykonos

        • High-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini

        • Flight from Santorini to Athens

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Athens, Greece

      Day 1

      Arrive Athens (2 Nights)

      Acropolis Erechtheum, Athens, Greece

      Day 2

      Athens Sightseeing

      Mykonos, Greece

      Day 3

      Athens – Mykonos (3 Nights)

      Mykonos, Greece

      Day 4

      Mykonos At Leisure

      Mykonos, Greece

      Day 5

      Mykonos At Leisure

      Aegean Island, Santorini, Greece

      Day 6

      Mykonos – Santorini (3 Nights)

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      Santorini At Leisure

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      Santorini At Leisure

      Athens, Greece

      Day 9

      Santorini – Athens

      Athens, Greece

      Day 10

      Depart Athens

      Day 1

      Arrive Athens (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Athens (2 Nights)

      Ease into a simpler way of life - the intoxicatingly slow pace of the charming Cycladic islands the ultimate departure from reality, but not before your enjoy a passionate encounter with Athens after being transferred to your hotel. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception including a welcome drink and light meal to kick off your At Leisure discovery of the capital and the enchanting islands of Mykonos and Santorini.

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Athens Sightseeing Day 2 - Athens Sightseeing

      Embark on a journey to antiquity with your Local Specialist who will take you to the Acropolis, a sacred site since Mycenaen times. Imagine Athenians ascending the hilltop shrine to worship Athena at the Parthenon, see the Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Admire the pom-pom march of the Evzone guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then spend the rest of the day at leisure soaking up the verve of this vibrant city.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Cape Sounion

      Take a relaxing trip down to the southernmost tip of Mainland Greece to see the fifth century B.C Temple of Poseidon at Sounion. See if you can spot where Byron carved his initials on one of the temple’s sixteen columns. Marvel at the sheer rugged beauty of the coastline and the ancient temple perched above a 197-foot drop down to the Aegean Sea below. Stand above the site of the world’s first lighthouse, overlooking an area steeped in classical Greek history, ever since the tragic King Aegeas threw himself from the rocky precipice into the sea below, thereby giving his name to the Aegean Sea.

      Adult Price: €40.00

      Traditional Greek Taverna Meal With Entertainment

      This is an evening excursion to a taverna in the centre of Athens. Enjoy excellent traditional Greek food in a lively atmosphere while being entertained by dances and music from all parts of the country. Wine, beer and soft drinks are also included. Although the venue does have an official ending time, guests are more than welcome to stay on in the taverna, to join in with the local residents! (Casual dress)

      Adult Price: €55.00

      Dinner "Meze" Style in Psiri

      Enjoy a lovely dining experience at a wonderful restaurant located in the lively area of Psiri. Dining is “meze style”, giving you the opportunity to taste many Greek cuisine dishes, which are served in the centre of the table. Also enjoy the local free-flowing wine! (Casual dress)

      Adult Price: €50.00

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Athens – Mykonos (3 Nights) Day 3 - Athens – Mykonos (3 Nights)

      We depart Athens and cruise to Mykonos - its characteristic hillside windmills overlook the beautiful bay and stand as an enduring greeting to all who arrive. Enjoy an orientation before spending the rest of your day getting lost amidst the island's beguiling cobblestone lanes lined with white-washed cottages and tumbling cerise bougainvillea. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a Regional Meal to indulge in a feast of local flavours. Take to the playground of the rich and famous this evening and perhaps experience the island's vibrant nightlife.

      Hotel

      Pelican Bay/Kamari/San Marco

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Pelican Bay/Kamari/San Marco

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Mykonos At Leisure Day 4 - Mykonos At Leisure

      Set your watch to island time and enjoy two glorious days soaking up the laid-back vibe of Mykonos. Spend your day relaxing on its beautiful beaches, sip champagne in the picturesque Little Venice waterside or visit some of its historical treasures, including the 17th century Church of the Paraportiani, the Archaeological Museum and the Aegean Maritime Museum.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Ancient Delos

      We take a boat ride to Delos, once a Sacred Island, the legendary birthplace of God Apollo and his twin sister Artemis. Today Delos is one of the most important archaeological sites of the eastern Mediterranean. We see amongst others, the remains of the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the old city and the theatre and then walk down the celebrated Lion Street. In the museum of Delos one can admire Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Sculptures, a collection of vessels from all periods as well as small items of everyday use. Transfers to/from port and entrance included.

      Adult Price: €68.00

      Mykonos Island Tour

      We explore the island, visiting some of the most beautiful beaches and viewing the landscape of inland Mykonos. Visiting “Ano Mera” and its famous Monastery, and Kalafatis beach, to perhaps enjoy a swim in the beautiful Aegean Sea.

      Adult Price: €42.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Mykonos At Leisure Day 5 - Mykonos At Leisure

      Kick back and enjoy another idyllic day in beautiful surrounds. Indulge in local seafood flavours, enjoy a leisurely swim in the calm waters of the Aegean or consider a trip to see the mythical sanctuary of Delos, believed by the ancients to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Mykonos – Santorini (3 Nights) Day 6 - Mykonos – Santorini (3 Nights)

      We take a short ferry transfer to Santorini where we'll spend the next three days exploring the island's dramatic beauty. Stroll through the volcanic island's quaint clifftop towns - blue-domed white-washed façades cling dramatically to the multi-coloured cliffs providing a spectacular backdrop for exquisite sunsets. Join your companions this evening for a memorable Regional Meal of delicious Greek cuisine.

      Hotel

      El Greco/Santorini Palace/Orizontes

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      El Greco/Santorini Palace/Orizontes

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Santorini At Leisure Day 7 - Santorini At Leisure

      View the magnificent caldera, see the island's ancient ruins or ramble through the winding cobbled streets of Fira and Oia - today is yours to enjoy a leisurely exploration of this beautiful island on your terms. Indulge in a day of sunbathing and relaxation on one of its many beaches or shop up a storm at its quaint boutique stores.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Santorini Island Tour With Visit To Akrotiri

      Drive to Profitis Ilias, the highest point, for stunning views of the island, before we make our way to the village of Pyrgos, to see the iconic blue domed churches and classic Cycladic architecture. We visit the prehistoric Akrotiri – a Bronze Age settlement destroyed by a huge eruption in the 17th century BC, buried under the volcanic ash, preserving the whole city. It is often referred often as “Prehistoric Pompei” Afterwards we head for the black sand beach of Perivolos, passing picturesque villages. Enjoy time at leisure on the black beach for a swim, have lunch or do both. Entrance to Aktrotiri included. Lunch not included.

      Adult Price: €57.00

      Senses Of Santorini And Oia Sunset

      We drive to Baxedes to visit our acclaimed local winery. We enjoy a variety of local “meze” (Greek hors d’oeurves) which will enchant your taste buds; sample the locally produced wines, walk in the vineyards, see the “kalathies” vines and the unique way that locals have grown grapes for centuries. Take a short drive to the spectacular village of Oia. Walk through the marble streets with time at leisure in the village for magnificent photos. Stroll to our chosen spot to marvel at the sunset, perhaps enjoy local delicacies at a local restaurants of your choice. Oia will delight your senses! Wine tasting and light snack included. Dinner not included.

      Adult Price: €44.00

      Sunset On Board

      This afternoon we board our large wooden “caique” and set off to the Volcano. Choose to climb up to the top of the volcano and experience a dormant volcano, or perhaps stay on board, relax and enjoy the amazing view. Afterwards, swim in the hot springs and enjoy the natural spa like feeling of the thermal waters and its warm mud full of healing properties. A casual dinner with wine on board, with music, marvel at the sunset and the breathtaking village of Oia high above on the Cliffside.

      Adult Price: €75.00

      Traditional Greek Wedding Show

      This evening you are invited to take part as a guest in a traditional Greek wedding. A life changing ceremony, a group celebration. Be part of the story. Meet the family. Eat, drink, dance, and break plates. The custom is traditional. The experience is not! This Greek Wedding Show is not only a Greek Night, but an unforgettable interactive musical experience!

      Adult Price: €49.00

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Santorini At Leisure Day 8 - Santorini At Leisure

      Toast to the spellbinding beauty of Santorini at a local winery and learn about the art of wine making in the region, or consider a ride in a kaiki (sailing boat) to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni to swim in its glorious hot springs - another full day at leisure to relax and soak up the island atmosphere.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Santorini – Athens Day 9 - Santorini – Athens

      We return to Athens this morning, taking a short flight to the capital. After being transferred to your hotel, you have a day at leisure for some last-minute souvenir shopping or sightseeing.

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Depart Athens Day 10 - Depart Athens

      Say a fond farewell to Greece and your newfound friends as you are transferred to the airport for the flight home.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

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        • City tour in Athens

        • Orientation of Mykonos and Santorini

        • View the Parthenon, Hadrian's Arch and the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens

        • Visit the Acropolis in Athens


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        • 9 buffet breakfasts

        • Lunch

        • 3 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • High-speed ferry from Athens to Mykonos

        • High-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini

        • Flight from Santorini to Athens

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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