Santorini, Naxos & Paros
Day 1 - Friday
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by IBMT Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. On your way to hotel, enjoy an orientation drive in order to be familiar with the city of Athens, its highlights and its beauties. Balance of day at leisure. Overnight Athens.
Day 2 - Saturday
After breakfast and early morning, you will be picked up from your hotel for the sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: the Panathenaic Stadium, the ex. Royal Palace, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Tour ends with visit at the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. At the end of the tour you will have the option either to return to the Hotel or stay longer in Plaka Area, the oldest and the most traditional neighborhood of Athens, with many restaurants, shops and cafes. Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight Athens.(Breakfast).
Day 3 - Sunday
Athens | Santorini
After breakfast you will be transferred to Piraeus port, the 3rd largest port of the Mediterranean Sea, in order to embark on the ferry to Santorini (trip of approximately 8 hours). Upon arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Santorini. Overnight Santorini.(Breakfast).
Day 4 - Monday
After breakfast you will enjoy a half-day cruise (included in the package) to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera and the Hot Springs with the green and yellow waters. Admire the town of Fira’s white- washed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes that cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or mule. While on the cruise, take advantage of the Greek snacks and local wine (also included). You will return to the hotel having a great experience of Santorini’s active volcano! Overnight Santorini.(Breakfast).
Day 5 - Tuesday
Santorini | Naxos
After breakfast you will transferred to the port to embark on the ferry to Naxos. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Naxos. Overnight Naxos.(Breakfast).
Day 6 - Wednesday
Naxos - Day at leisure
Day free in the island. Take the opportunity to visit one of the many archaeological excavations. The beach, leisure and cultural tourism offered, makes Naxos one of the most important Islands in Greece. Naxos offers many Museums, many archaeological sites such as the ruins of Apollo’s Temple, many venetian castles and many more findings. Naxos is also well known for the great quality of agricultural products such as feta cheese. If you want to explore more you can purchase an optional tour as below. Overnight Naxos. (Breakfast).
Optional tours -
1.AKROTIRI (The Greek Pompeii)
(WITH LICENSE ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE)
Visit the excavations of Akrotiri with professional English speaking guide/Return transfer to all destinations except Oia.
2.DAY TOUR including: transfers from/to our meeting points, wine tasting and guided tour inside the pre-historic town.
(WITH LICENSE ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE)
AKROTIRI EXCAVATIONS Akrotiri excavations is one of the most important archaeological sights in Greece.
It’s a prehistoric town which was built 2000 B.C and which was buried under pumice stones and volcanic ashes during a great volcanic eruption,in 1612-1613 B.C.
The Aegean Pompeii according to the archaeologists.
- CALDERA VIEW PHOTOSTOP Amazing views of the Volcano of Santorini, Thirassia and Aspronisi islands.
- PERISSA BEACH Free time for lunch and swimming in the longest black beach of the island.
- PROPHET ILIAS A panoramic view from the highest point of the island (565m above sea level)15min. for a photo stop.
- WINE MUSEUM – Koutsoyannopoulos (1660-1970) One of the 10 best wine museums all over the world - You will have the chance to enjoy 3 local wines and to visit the wine museum, where you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of wine through the centuries.
- OIA VILLAGE You will have the chance to enjoy the amazing view of Santorini, the beautiful Caldera view, the different Volcanic islands and the famous sunset of Oia.
Day 7 - Thursday
Naxos | Paros
After breakfast, at the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port to embark on the ferry to Paros. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Paros. Overnight Paros. (Breakfast).
Day 8 - Friday
Paros - Day at leisure
Day at leisure in Paros, the island with the exquisite sandy beaches in crystal waters, the traditional villages with whitewashed cubic houses in narrow paved alleys contrasted with many bougainvillea and lovely chapels. Paros was known in antiquity for its fine marble. The main town is Parikia and one of the most cosmopolitan areas of the island is Naoussa or you can purchase an optional tour as below. Overnight Paros.(Beakfast).
Day 9 - Saturday
Paros | Athens
After breakfast, at the indicated time you will be transferred to the port to embark on the ferry and return to Piraeus. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Athens. Overnight Athens. (Breakfast).
Day 10 - Sunday
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.(Breakfast).
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Dates & Rates
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* All prices in USD
- 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Athens
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Santorini
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Naxos
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Paros
- Half day Athens sightseeing tour including the New Acropolis Museum
- Half day Santorini Volcano cruise
- Ferry boat tickets – Piraeus – Santorini – Naxos – Paros - Pireus
- Transfer on arrival and departure
- Entrance fees to archaeological sites
- Daily Breakfast
Not included services:
- Airfare & Departure taxes
- Tips to guide/drivers & hotel staff
- Travel Insurance
- Personal extras and meals not mentioned above
HOTELS: 4 STARS
Athens: Titania hotel, Athenaeum Grand hotel, Athens Avenue hotel, Polis Grand hotel, Stanley hotel - Or similar.
Santorini: Aegean Plaza hotel, El Greco resort hotel, Santo Miramare hotel, Santorini Palace hotel, Rose Bay hotel - Or similar.
Naxos: Naxos Palace hotel - Or similar.
Paros: Kanales hotel, Paros agnanti, Zefi hotel - Or similar.
Optional Tours (Purchase locally) -
1. Cape Sounion In the afternoon € 36 per person -
Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand.
On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
2. Delphi One Day Including lunch € 75 per person -
Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route.
3. Argolis One Day Including lunch € 82 per person -
Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea, (short stop). Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city "rich in gold" of the ancient poets.
Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c. Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycenae.