1st Day:Arrival at the airport, welcome of the guests from our representative. As arrival is early in the morning we will grasp this opportunity to get acquainted to Athens city by starting our city tour and sightseeing. Departing from the airport our fist stop as we reach the city center will be the Panathinaiko Stadium where the 1stmodern Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Tour will pass by the Prime Minister’s residence, Ex Royal Palace guarded by the colorful Evzones and after to Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall). Proceed to Temple of Olympian Zeus. Tour will continue to pass by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church. After that we will visit the famous and astonishing hill of Acropolis. Visit the famous monuments of Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and of course the masterpiece of ancient Greek architecture, the Parthenon. Then we will go by foot on the new Acropolis Museum. Transfer to the hotel for check in and some rest. Free afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Athens.
2nd Day: In the morning, after breakfast, we will depart for a full day 3 island cruise, sailing from the port of Piraeus, our first stop is the Island of Hydra, one of the favorite resort islands of the international “Jet-Set”. This unique picturesque island, famous for the architecture of its houses and the narrow pedestrian streets full of designer boutiques will astonish you. In Hydra you have time at leisure for strolling, shopping or swimming. In the early afternoon sail for the Island of Aegina, passing through the narrow strait separating the Peloponnesian coast from the island of Poros.
Aegina is famous all over the world for the excellent quality of its pistachio nut production. Upon arrival at the island of Aegina, we suggest you visit the Temple of Afaia, built on the top of the hill during the 5th century B.C. with a magnificent view.
This is available as an optional excursion, or you are free to walk around the main town. Don’t forget to bring with you your hat, suntan lotion and of course your bathing suit, because if you don’t want to visit the temple, you can swim in the crystal waters of this island. As we set sail from Aegina, lunch is served on board. Arriving at the magnificentIsland of Porosit is suggested that you enjoy a cool drink at one of the traditional Cafés alongside the little harbour and fishing boats, followed by a stroll along the quayside and perhaps a little shopping. After your visit at Poros, it will be time to board your cruise boat for the return to Piraeus early in the evening and overnight in Athens.
3rdDay:After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Port of Piraeus in order to catch the boat to Mykonos Island. Transfer to the hotel upon arrival at the island. You will have the rest of the day free at your disposal for swimming, sunbathing and any sort of water activities. Overnight in Mykonos.
4thDay:Free day for any sort of activities and optional excursions and tours. Don’t miss out today on the Delos and Rhenia Cruise Tour an overwhelming excursion. Overnight in Mykonos.
5thDay:After breakfast, free time for leisure and relaxation. Our suggestion for today would be the Island city tour.
6thDay:Free day at leisure. Enjoy the blue sea and the warm sun and don’t miss out on the numerous parties that take place on the island! you may choose one or more out of many optional excursions from half day to full day tour and city tour, Jeep Safari Tour, One Day Cruise, Tinos Tour and Wine & Culture tour. Overnight in Mykonos.
7thDay:After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Port of Mykonos in order to catch the boat to Athens. Once arrived pick up transfer and check in to the hotel. As this is your last day in Greece, we propose the optional Athens by night tour with folklore show and dinner. Overnight in Athens.
8thDay:After breakfast and check out, and as your departure flight is late in the evening, you will be transferred to The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Athenn s that offers your favorite brands in fashion, beauty and home at prices 35 to 70% lower. Designed in a neoclassical style, attentive to the smallest detail, the outdoor center is arranged on two levels at which dominate soft shades with pergolas and paths, and gives the impression to the visitor that walks in a picturesque neighborhood of Athens. Within this atmosphere of unique beauty enjoying your favorite brands at lower prices. The center occupies 21,000 square meters and includes 125 shops, cafes and restaurants. Transfer to the Airport for our return flight.