After a guided tour of Athens including the Acropolis of Athens and its Parthenon, spend the remaining days exploring Santorini and Crete at your leisure. The perfect option for travellers to explore Greek island life style at their own pace.
Arrival in Athens. Our transfer will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel.
Athens city tour starts from the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896. Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit, the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon.
Early morning departure today for the breathtaking Island of Santorini, where you can soak up the sun and relax on the beach or perhaps explore the picturesque capital, Fira.
Take an optional boat trip in the world's biggest volcanic crater above sea level. Visit the active volcano, swim in the warm thermal waters and take a therapeutic mud bath.
Drive to port for your ferry to Heraklion, Heraklion is a wealth of cultural events from music and dance recitals to theatrical performances, to lectures, to art exhibitions and much more.
A visit at the Palace of Knossos will offer you the opportunity to discover the first advanced European civilization and to see the oldest throne in Europe.
Transfer to the airport and our tour concludes.