Best Islands of Greece

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  • Ciconia Travel

Journey through the gorgeous sights of Greece from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini over 10 days.

Delve deep into history and mythology following the footsteps of ancient Athenians.

Ferry the Aegean to meet the ‘island of the winds’ Mykonos and embrace its colourful culture, vibrant beaches, adorable villages and fancy clubs.

Discover the fabulous beauty of Santorini town residing on the steep cliffs that ornament the most stunning sunsets.

Uncover its incredible archaeological and natural treasures, beaches of red, black and white sand.

Travel in comfort and style through the best of Greece whilst sampling the delicious cuisine and wine.

Free Wi-Fi
Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
Journey Highlights
Must see sights, hidden gems & authentic experiences. Find more details below and in the itinerary.
Travel Director
Local & Expert Travel Director throughout your trip.
Exceptional Authentic Dining
9 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners.
All Tips, Taxes And Porterage Charges
Tips at the hotels and restaurants, all taxes and porterage fees.
Baggage Handling
Seamless baggage handling, delivered to your room at every hotel.
5 & 4 Star Characteristic Hotels
Accommodation in authentic, comfortable and ideally located hotels.
Private Airport Transfer
Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival and departure dates.
Luxury Transportation
Deluxe air-conditioned coach, ferry between Athens & Mykonos and Mykonos & Santorini
Add Ons
Local Payment: £0
Personal Radio Headsets
Personal radio headsets on tours with 8 or more guests.
All Entrance Fees To All Sights
Entrance fees to all cultural, historical and natural sites on tour.
Destinations
  • Athens
  • Greece
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • Cultural
  • Youth
Day 1: Athens
Meet the unparalleled cultural heritage of ancient Greece on an epic adventure in comfort and style.  Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a Ciconia representative at the airport. In the afternoon, join the welcome meeting at the hotel lobby with your fellow travellers and Tour Director. Greet the sophisticated and delicious Greek cuisine tonight on a group dinner, make sure to leave room for amazing desserts. Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Optional Experiences: Group Dinner Meals: No

Day 2: Athens City Tour
Journey to the depths of ancient Greece as we embark on a comprehensive city tour of the cradle of western civilization with our expert guide. Soak in unique sights such as the world-famous Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, the Royal Palace, Temple of Zeus and Agora, and follow the footsteps of Socrates and Plato. Visit historic sites as Hadrian’s Arch and commemorate the first ever modern Olympics of 1896. You will have personal leisure time in the afternoon to continue your in-depth discovery, stroll the modern vibrant squares, and savour the best local souvlaki or perhaps even ouzo. Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Athens City Tour

Day 3: Athens, Mykonos Ferry, Mykonos
Wake up to the beautiful view of Acropolis overlooking Athens and transfer to the bustling port of Piraeus for your ferry to Mykonos. Sailing the open seas on a comfortable Aegean ferry, approach the charming windmills and whitewashed houses covering the slopes surrounding the port. The famous island offers gorgeous towns of narrow cobbled streets, lively beach clubs, exquisite authentic dining and an endless nightlife. Checking into your hotel in the late afternoon, launch your discovery through the mazes of streets through stalls, shops, cafes and bars. Hotel: San Marco Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Mykonos

Day 4: Mykonos, Delos, Mykonos
You have a full day to make the best of Mykonos, enjoy one of its stylish seaside clubs or colourful party beaches, lose yourself purposefully among the labyrinthine streets uncovering its hidden gems. Start with an orientation walk with your guide around the main port to get your bearings – as navigating the narrow maze-like streets is no small feat. Our boat trip today to Delos island presents incredible ancient ruins at the ‘birthplace’ of the gods Apollo and Artemis. Inhabited since 3rd millennium BC, it is one of the most prized mythological, historical, and archaeological sites in all of Greece. In the evening, taste delicious local seafood and view the most stunning sunset over Little Venice. As you finish your tasteful wine, feel free to discover the rich nightlife of Mykonos. Hotel: San Marco Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast Key Highlights: Delos

Day 5: Mykonos
Soak in the Aegean sun and the energizing beat at one of Mykonos’ famous beaches. Start learning your way around town and discover beautiful quaint villages scattered around the island. Hire a ride to create your personal itinerary and discover the diverse range of attractions in Mykonos. Find your favourite ice cream store and view a stunning sunset at Little Venice with the waves ascending beside colourful houses lined by the sea. Enjoy delicious seafood and a trendy bar at the seaside. Hotel: San Marco Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast Key Highlights: Little Venice

Day 6: Mykonos, Santorini Ferry, Santorini
Bid farewell to the beautiful and crazy Mykonos and ferry to the gorgeous Santorini. Comfortably cruising the Aegean, approach the breath-taking view of steep cliffs and terraces of whitewashed houses. Santorini is blessed with a unique geology and nature, colourful beaches of volcanic sand, immense historical and cultural treasures, and a world-famous sunset. Stroll the vibrant town and soak in a scenery of a lifetime as blue churches and white houses unfold before you. Savour the excellent local wine and fine Greek dining. Hotel: Splendour Resort Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Santorini

Day 7: Santorini
Journey through the heart of the town on a walking tour with your guide. Uncover the bustling town centre, famous landmarks and the popular hotspots for the best views. Take a short boat trip to the crater and hot springs part of the volcano that gave Santorini its unique shape and features. In the afternoon at Oia village, watch the sun disappear in the blurred horizon between the sky and the sea from a pool atop the cliffs. Discover the diverse nightlife of Santorini with plentiful restaurants, lounges, bars and clubs. Hotel: Splendour Resort Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast Key Highlights: Santorini Sightseeing, Volcano Tour

Day 8: Santorini
Freely discover the myriad of beautiful sights at Santorini that you couldn’t make the time for. You can hire quadbikes or motorcycles from a local provider to make it to the black or white beach in the South, then the Archaeological Museum of Thera before a refreshing stop; shape your journey as per your wishes. Visit prehistoric settlements; beaches of colourful sand and water sports; quaint villages, wineries and more. Sample the fine Greek cuisine and delightful local wine with astounding views over the village to cement your memories of Santorini. Hotel: Splendour Resort Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast Key Highlights: Quad Biking

Day 9: Santorini, Athens Ferry, Athens
Wake up to the beautiful Santorini for a final breakfast on the island. Transfer to the port and ferry back to Athens in comfort with a book at hand. Arriving in late afternoon, spend your personal leisure time wisely to cherish your favourite sites or explore new hidden gems of the capital. Embrace the lively culture and nightlife of Athens and bid a proper farewell to Greece over dinner with friends and ouzo. Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Farewell Dinner

Day 10: Athens
Our marvellous Greece adventure comes to an end after breakfast. Make sure to bid farewell to newfound friends and exchange numbers before checking-out of the hotel (at 11:00). Complementary airport transfers are available all day, have a safe and smooth journey! Meals: Breakfast

5 & 4 Star Characteristic Hotels
Accommodation in authentic, comfortable and ideally located hotels.

Luxury Transportation
Deluxe air-conditioned coach, ferry between Athens & Mykonos and Mykonos & Santorini

Exceptional Authentic Dining
9 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners.

Travel Director
Local & Expert Travel Director throughout your trip.

Journey Highlights
Must see sights, hidden gems & authentic experiences. Find more details below and in the itinerary.

All Entrance Fees To All Sights
Entrance fees to all cultural, historical and natural sites on tour.

Private Airport Transfer
Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival and departure dates.

Baggage Handling
Seamless baggage handling, delivered to your room at every hotel.

All Tips, Taxes And Porterage Charges
Tips at the hotels and restaurants, all taxes and porterage fees.

Free Wi-Fi
Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

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Ciconia Exclusive Journeys are simply dedicated to creating lifelong travel memories through unforgettable authentic – but never artificial – experiences.
Specialising in a select group of exotic destinations, Ciconia trips allow you to immerse in the local culture in premium comfort and style while travelling with a small group of 12 travellers at most.

While they aim to exceed your expectations from a stylish and authentic travel experience, they also aim to provide you with supreme value – in other words, the best price. 

Ciconia Exclusive Tours include top-class accommodation and services, all entrance fees, breakfasts & dinners, tips, porterage and more.

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Group Size:25 - 30
Suitable For: 18-39 years
Difficulty:Easy
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