The Ultimate Greek Adventure
take a look at the marvellous
sites and spots of Athens , Naxos , Santorini & Crete
3 NIGHTS IN ATHENS – 4 NIGHTS ON NAXOS – 3 NIGHTS ON SANTORINI – 5 NIGHTS ON CRETE
Day 1 - Athens
WELCOME TO ATHENS!!!
Our professional English-speaking driver will welcome you at Venizelos airport of Athens, assist you with your luggage, and transfer you through the city highlights for a first introduction to the charms of the Greek capital.
This evening is at your leisure to settle in your hotel, recover from the flight and find your way in the narrow streets of Plaka, the old town of Athens, winding by neoclassical mansions, Byzantine churches, and telegenic tavernas.
Day 2 , ATHENS
ACROPOLIS AND SOUNIO: A VOYAGE INTO THE PAST
In the evening you will travel in full comfort through the Athenian Riviera with your knowledgeable private driver to the temple of Poseidon in Sounio (44 miles from Athens), dedicated to God Poseidon, the lord of the Sea.It was there where all the sailors offered a last sacrifice to appease God Poseidon before leaving the safety of the Saronic Golf. On your way back to the city center you will enjoy your dinner at a traditional seaside Greek taverna.
Meal included: Breakfast, dinner
Day 3 , ATHENS
SCRUMPTIOUS FLAVORS AND AMAZING VISTAS
Get a glimpse of the local life and food during a pleasant private walking tour in a typical Athenian neighborhood!
Enjoy mouth-watering tastings from our favorite vendors, indulge in diverse flavors, and see Greece from the locals’ perspective, listening to a selection of intriguing stories.
Meals included: breakfast,launch,dinner
Day 4 , ATHENS - NAXOS
Transfer to Athens airport to catch the 30-minute flight to the wonderful island of Naxos, with endless sandy beaches, turquoise waters, marble villages, Venetian settlements, and great food.
Although in the heart of the Cyclades, Naxos does not look like the other Cycladic islands, it maintains its authentic character, it is more fertile and greener and has a rich production of olives, grapes, figs, citrus fruit, corn, and potatoes.Your private local English-speaking chauffeur will welcome you at the airport of Naxos and transfer you to your hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast,dinner
Day 5, NAXOS
PRIVATE TOUR OF NAXOS:
DISCOVER THE PAST OF THE ISLAND AND EXPLORE ITS CHARMING VILLAGES
This morning you will enjoy a private tour of the highlights of Naxos island by a professional local guide.
Explore the Temple of Demeter, more than 2,500 years old, stroll through the picturesque villages of Damalas, Chalki, and Apiranthos to visit a pottery workshop, an olive oil press, and a distillery that produces the local Kitron liqueur.During this tour, you will enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional local taverna.
Meals included:Breakfast, launch
Day 6 , NAXOS
FULL-DAY SAIL TO KOUFONISIA ISLETS:
THE PARADISE OF THE AEGEAN
Feel the pleasant breeze and warmth of the sunshine as you enjoy your FULL DAY sail of Rina Cave & Koufonisia islets.
The small island of Kato Koufonisi, through the millennia, has been hollowed out by the tides into an intricate lattice of tunnels and caves filled with crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea. In Pano Koufonisi you have the opportunity to enjoy a stately walk in the narrow streets while taking photos of the island or continue swimming in the caves and in the clear waters.
During the boat trip, you will enjoy three stops for swimming and snorkeling in some of the best-hidden beaches of the Cyclades, as well as delicious lunch onboard and open bar drinks.
Day 7 , NAXOS
BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES AND PURE NATURE
This morning you will enjoy a private guided hike by a licensed native-born passionate hiker.
You will hike through traditional villages off the usual tourist tracks, explore the flora and fauna of the region, and follow old marble trails surrounded by aromatherapy herbs such as Lavender, Louisa, Lemon, and Verbena.
The trail will lead you through fertile land, Citrus, Pomegranate, Plum, Cherry, Fig, Olive, and Grapes are managed to reap a rewarding harvest.This hiking tour culminates with a delicious lunch in an authentic taverna up in the mountains, serving fresh organic food to enjoy the famous local cuisine.
Meals included: breakfast,launch
Day 8 , NAXOS - SANTORINI
Transfer to Naxos port to catch the fast boat to the island of Santorini, the island of flawless beauties, invigorating sceneries, unusual beaches, and vermillion colors of the astonishing sunsets of the Caldera under a jet-set lifestyle.
Your private chauffeur will welcome you at the port of Santorini and transfer you to your hotel with amazing Caldera views.
Day 9 , SANTORINI
HISTORY, LANDSCAPES, AND GRAPES:
This evening you will enjoy both as you explore two local wineries to taste their vintages and tour their cellars to learn how their wine is bottled and matured.
Taste a selection of 4-5 different wines at each of the wineries, produced locally in Santorini by the vintners. After your wine-tasting experience enjoy a 3-course Santorini meal at a modern winery restaurant alongside wine the estate locally produces.
Day 10 , SANTORINI
PRIVATE CATAMARAN SAIL: THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE ON SANTORINI
Day 11 , SANTORINI – CRETE, ELOUNDA
EAT AND WALK:
A MEMORABLE GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE
During the tour, you will have the opportunity to taste Santorini & Greek food, street food, samples of local beer, wine, raki, Cycladic cheeses & cold cuts, olive oil tasting, delicacies from the bakery, and traditional sweets.
Meals included: breakfast , launch
Day 12 , CRETE, ELOUNDA
RELAX AND EXPLORE
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 13 , CRETE, ELOUNDA - CHANIA
MINOAN CIVILIZATION AND VENETIAN CHARM:
TOUR OF KNOSSOS PALACE AND VISIT TO RETHYMNON
The Palace of Knossos was the seat of the legendary King Minos and the largest palatial structure of the Minoan civilization.
Meals included: breakfast , launch
Day 14 - CRETE, CHANIA
EXPLORE CRETE’S TRADITIONAL VILLAGES AND ENJOY A COOKING CLASS WITH LUNCH
Meals included: breakfast, lunch , dinner
Day 15 , CRETE, CHANIA
CRETAN NATURE AT ITS BEST
Crete’s most famous attraction and the longest gorge walk in Europe!Spectacular scenery, an awe-inspiring ravine, and a real sense of achievement – to walk through Samaria Gorge is an unforgettable experience from the Omalos plateau, through the huge and impressive gorge and down to the coastal village of Agia Roumeli where you can swim in the crystal clear Libyan Sea.
FAREWELL DAY!! SEE YOU AGAIN!!
This morning your private driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to Chania airport to catch your flight to Athens and connecting flight home.