Day 1: Athens Arrival in Athens. Afternoon free to explore the city. Walk through the narrow steets of Plaka or take an optional tour to Cape Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon. In the evening enjoy a delicious Greek dinner in one of the local tavernas
Day 2: Athens / Mykonos After breakfast, we start on the city tour of Athens 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 the port of Piraeus to embark the ferry boat to Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for your own activities
Days 3, 4: Mykonos 2 days at leisure. Mykonos offers beautiful beaches, chic boutiques and quaint wind mills. You will enjoy the serenity of the white houses, the hundreds of tiny churches. Enjoy an ouzo at a waterfront taverna
Day 5: Mykonos / Santorini Breakfast and transfer to port to embark the ferry boat to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure
Days 6, 7: Santorini 2 days at leisure. Santorini is thought by many to be the remains of the lost continent of Atlantis. Whitewashed buildings line the narrow streets. Sip a glass of local wine in an outdoor cafe enjoying the views of the distant islands
Day 8: Santorini / Heraklion Transfer to port to embark the hydrofoil to Heraklion. Arrival in Heraklion and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city
Days 9, 10, 11: Heraklion Optional tour to the Knossos palace and the archaeological museum of Heraklion to see the Minoan artifacts. Optional tour to Faistos. Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northern Crete.
Day 12: Heraklion - Departure After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Athens
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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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