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Greek Island Hopper Family

Operated by: Trafalgar

10 Days
Santorini

Countries Visited

Greece ...more Greece

Locations Visited

Mykonos, Santorini, Athens ...more Mykonos, Santorini, Athens
  1. Day 1 Arrive Athens (2 Nights)

    Tighten your toga for a magical family adventure delving into the ancient history of Athens and island-style living on the Greek isles. Take a leaf out of your history books and see ancient history come to life – the haunt of Plato, Socrates and Alexander the Great is yours to explore before meeting your fellow 'citizens' and Travel Director for a memorable Kick-Off Party that will put the 'oh' into opa!

    meals Kick Off Party
    hotel Radisson Blu Park/Marriott
  2. Day 2 Athens Sightseeing and Free Time

    Join a Local Specialist this morning to see where ancient Athenians would pay tribute to their gods and goddesses. Ascending to theAcropolis, we'll visit the sacred Parthenon, before seeing the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch and Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held. See the Evzone guards and their quirky march at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, before spending the rest of the day exploring the sites with your loved ones. This evening, consider a rousing ramble around the buzzing streets of Athens in search of the perfect kebab.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Athens – Mykonos (3 Nights)

    All aboard! Prime your sea legs for an unforgettable Aegean adventure which begins this morning as you board a fast ferry to the idyllic island of Mykonos. Enjoy an orientation tour on arrival, then spend the rest of your day on your own. Share the maze of labyrinthine lanes with the island's lazy cats, which watch travellers stroll past white-washed houses and tumbling cerise bougainvillea.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
    hotel Pelican Bay/Kamari/Aphrodite Beach
  4. Day 4 Mykonos Free Day

    Tap your inner beach bum and retire to the golden beaches of Mykonos, building sandcastles that would rival the many fortresses that dot this ancient land. Indulge in tasty seafood platters against the backdrop of Little Venice, snap a selfie in front of the imposing windmills that overlook the bay or rent a pedal boat and take to the tranquil waters – the choice is yours.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  5. Day 5 Mykonos Free Day

    Dose up on Vitamin D and splash in the sparkling sea that surrounds Mykonos, which legend claims was once the site of a great battle between Zeus and the Titans. Visit the Aegean Maritime Museum for insights into the maritime history of this area or consider a trip to nearby Delos islands, believed by the ancients to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo. Stroll through its temples, sanctuaries and the Terrace of the Lions.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Mykonos – Santorini (3 Nights)

    Gliding through the azure waters of the Aegean, we arrive in Santorini where we'll spend the next three days in spellbinding surroundings. Enjoy an orientation walking tour on arrival and gain insight into the origins of this circular archipelago which is all that remains of a spectacular volcanic explosion. Spend the rest of the day on your own, before joining your travel companions for a feast of Greek specialities during a memorable meal.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
    hotel El Greco/Santorini Palace/Rose Bay
  7. Day 7 Santorini At Leisure

    Set your watch to Santorini time and explore Fira and Oia, counting the blue cupolas that cling spectacularly to the Santorini cliffs. Head to one of the island's beaches or visit a museum, before watching the sun dip into the Aegean from your magical cliff-top vantage point.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  8. Day 8 Santorini Free Day

    Consider indulging in the delicious vintages for which Santorini is so famous during a tour of a local winery. 'Dive Into Culture' and embark on an included cruise in a kaiki to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni to swim in its magical hot springs.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  9. Day 9 Santorini – Athens

    We leave the island high life behind and board a high-speed ferry back to Athens, where we'll spend the final night of our trip. Consider visiting Plaka, a vibrant historical neighbourhood of Athens. Full of great restaurants and friendly locals, it is the perfect area to spend your final night in Athens.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel Radisson Blu Park/Marriott
  10. Day 10 Depart Athens

    As the chapter closes on our adventure, we say farewell to our newfound friends and the treasures of Greece as we are transferred to the airport for our flight home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
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Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 9 buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • 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 Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • 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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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Athens

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

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

Mykonos

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

Santorini

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. Lunch not included.
Adult Price: €57

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. Price does not include entrance to Volcano.
Adult Price: €75

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: €46

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: €55

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