Athens and Mykonos Gateway - Deluxe

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Experience the rich history and culture of Greece. Discover the ancient Acropolis of Athens and its vibrant neighbourhoods. Cross the Aegean Sea to discover the island charms and navigate to the beautiful beaches of picturesque Mykonos.

All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
International flights: UK/Ireland - Athens - UK/Ireland.
ATOL Protection.
Ferry transfers: Piraeus - Mykonos - Piraeus. *
Welcome drink.
Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
7 nights hotel accommodation in Deluxe category hotels.
Destinations
  • Europe
  • Greece
Tour Types
  • Circuits
  • Beaches
  • Cities
Departure Points
  • Cardiff
  • Glasgow
  • Newcastle
  • London Heathrow
  • Birmingham
  • Dublin Airport
  • Belfast
  • Edinburgh
  • Manchester
Day 1: UK/Ireland - Athens

Ready to dive into the wonders of one of the greatest civilisations of all time and walk in the footsteps of the greats, from Socrates to Aristotle? Head to your departure airport, ready for a flight to Athens *, the Greek capital. Touch down in Athens and transfer to the hotel, in the heart of the city where you can soak up the hustle and bustle of the mega-metropolis. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure, explore the vibrant Athenian neighbourhoods and sampling delicious Greek cuisine. Overnight stay in Athens.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.


Day 2: Athens

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure in the capital of Greece. We recommend you set off on an optional sightseeing tour of Athens*, so you can get to know some of the most fascinating spots in the city. Overnight stay in Athens.

* Optional Athens City Tour: Observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. See the Panathenaic Stadium, continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, 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 the order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.

Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum, the order of the program can be changed.


Day 3: Athens - Mykonos

Set yourself up for a day of sailing with a delicious breakfast, before setting off for the Piraeus Port, where you will take a ferry to Mykonos. On arrival, take a shared transfer to get to the hotel. Overnight stay in Mykonos.


Day 4: Mykonos

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure in Mykonos, or take an optional Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Guided Tour of Delos*, including a fabulous lunch on board. Overnight stay in Mykonos.

* Optional Mykonos Cruise: Make the most of your day by booking a Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Guided Tour of Delos including a fabulous lunch on board. Don't miss it! The entrance fee at the archaeological site of Delos is not included (12 € per person to be paid by cash on-site).


Day 5: Mykonos

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to explore Greece's most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. Overnight stay in Mykonos.


Day 6: Mykonos

Breakfast at the hotel. Take the day to stroll around the narrow marble streets of the island and admire its whitewashed houses with colourful doors and window frames, bougainvillaea trees in purple bloom and hidden churches, or pay a visit to the church of Panayia Paraportiani, the Townhall and the castle situated above the harbour. Overnight stay in Mykonos.


Day 7: Mykonos - Athens

After an early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Mykonos Port to catch a ferry to Athens. Watch as the island fades slowly into the distance until finally reaching Athens. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Athens.


Day 8: Athens - UK/Ireland

Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.


Dates Price Single Availability
01-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Cardiff Flight Included View live deal View live deal
03-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Glasgow Flight Included View live deal View live deal
06-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights London Heathrow Flight Included View live deal View live deal
06-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Newcastle Flight Included View live deal View live deal
07-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Birmingham Flight Included View live deal View live deal
07-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Dublin Airport Flight Included View live deal View live deal
14-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Belfast Flight Included View live deal View live deal
21-Apr-2021 for 8 Nights Bristol Flight Included View live deal View live deal
02-Oct-2021 for 8 Nights Edinburgh Flight Included View live deal View live deal
04-Oct-2021 for 8 Nights Manchester Flight Included View live deal View live deal

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