A warm welcome upon arrival at Athens airport with a bouquet of flowers for the lady
A bottle of Greek wine and a fruit-basket upon arrival at the Athens hotel
Accommodation for 1 night in Athens, 3 nights in Heraklion-Crete, 4 nights in Rhodes in selected 3- or 4-star hotels sharing double occupancy in standard double room on bed and breakfast basis
Economy one way air tickets from Athens to Heraklion, from Heraklion to Rhodes, from Rhodes to Athens
Organized, guided city tour of Athens
A special candlelight dinner at a waterfront typical Greek restaurant at the first island
Arrival and departure transfers in Athens and on the islands
All entrance fees as per the itinerary
All service fees and local taxes
24-hour assistance telephone service
Departs: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Visiting: Athens, Heraklion-Crete, Rhodes
Day 1: Arrival - Athens Arrival in Athens and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city. Walk through the narrow streets of Plaka or take an optional tour to Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon. In the evening enjoy a delicious Greek dinner in one of the local tavernas
Day 2: Heraklion After breakfast we start on the organized city tour of Athens visiting the most importand sites of the city including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Parliament, the University, the Academy, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Acropolis and its Museum. Transfer to Athens International airport for your flight to Heraklion-Crete
Days 3, 4: Heraklion Two days at leisure. Explore the city of Heraklion and the beautiful beaches nearby. Crete offers the ancient site of the Palace of Knossos capital of the Minoan kingdom. Explore the underground labyrinth and the Minoan relics displayed at the Heraklion museum
Day 5: Heraklion / Rhodes After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Rhodes via Athens and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. Walk through numerous small shops in the center of the city and bargain some of the most beautiful souvenirs for home
Days 6, 7, 8: Rhodes Three days at leisure. Explore the city of Rhodes, visit the Battlements of the Knights of St. John and the Palace of the Grand Master. Visit the picturesque Lindos.
Day 9: Rhodes / Athens After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Athens connecting your flight home
Rates upon request for 5-star hotel accommodation
Greek phrase of the day
po's se' le'ne ?: what's your name ?
Did you know that...
kraters were used to mix wine and water? Ancient Greeks never used to drink wine without first mixing it with water.
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