Grand Island Explorer - Superior

Land Tour

See the best of the best around the Cyclathes on this unforgettable 19 day adventure. Departing from Athens you'll take a trip to Syros, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Santorini and Milos. This perfectly customised trip is a must do on your next trip!
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Tour Provider Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre
Number Of Days
19
Price From
$3,951
Start Location
Athens, Greece
End Location
Athens, Greece
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 9999
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Adventure, Day Tour, Family, Festival, Food, Private / Tailor made
Physical Rating
Easy
Itinerary Expand all
Day 1 Athens

On arrival at Athens airport transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Athens

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Athens with English speaking guide. Admire Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, Syntagma Square, and Olympic Stadium. Climb the hill and visit the Famous Acropolis followed by visits to its Museum. (B)

Day 3: Athens-Syros

Transfer to the port for ferry to Syros, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Syros is known for its neo classical buildings, including the amazing opera house, stunning churches. The island’s capital, Ermoúpoli, has a glorious past with its Orthodox community having contributed some outstanding religious monuments to the architecture. Overnight in Syros. (B)

Day 4: Syros

Take the day to taste the many gastronomic delights known especially to Syros such as Halva pie (a pie made of thyme honey and roasted almonds), loukoúmi (a delight made of water, starch and sugar), “loosa” ham, fennel sausages and the San Mihalis spicy cheese. Take an optional tour of Syros to admire the beautiful villages. (B)

Day 5: Syros-Mykonos

Transfer to port for your ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for an afternoon of leisure. Perhaps spend the evening at one of the beautiful local restaurants or taking pictures of windmills at sunset. Overnight in Mykonos. (B)

Day 6: Mykonos

Join our optional tour or explore on foot the old town. You may visit the café lined cobbled harbour, wander the winding narrow alleyways with tiny boutiques, and gaze at the area known as Little Venice with its multi-coloured balconies hanging over the water. (B)

Day 7: Mykonos

Today take an optional half day trip to the archaeological masterpiece of Delos Island. Discover the island which is famous for being the administrative and financial centre for the Delian league and is considered one of the most important historical, mythological and archaeological sites in all of Greece. Dinner in fish restaurant is recommended. (B)

Day 8: Mykonos-Paros

Transfer to the pier for hydrofoil passage to the island of Paros. Upon arrival transfer from the port to hotel and enjoy an afternoon of leisure. Explore the main town and its church with 100 doors or take a short trip to small island of Antyparos nearby. (B)

Day 9: Paros

Day free to explore the island including many of the beautiful beaches. Visit Naoussa Bay, a quaint little fishing village famed for the Venetian Castle, the small church of Agios Nikolaos, a museum and the Mycenaean Acropolis. Extra night in Paros is highly recommended. (B)

Day 10: Paros-Naxos

Transfer to the port for ferry to Naxos. This largest of the Cyclades, is a web of steep cobbled alleys leading to the ruins of old Venetian castle. Yet you needn’t travel

far to find isolated beaches, atmospheric villages and ancient sites. Naxos was a cultural centre of classical Greece, while Venetian and Frankish influences have left their mark. Overnight in Naxos. (B)

Day 11: Naxos

Free day to explore the island or take an optional day tour. See the most famous landmark of Naxos is the Portaria, a massive 2,500 year old marble doorway connected to Naxos Town by a man-made causeway. Local myth claims it is where Zeus lived.. Head to the famous beaches such us Agios Georgios, Agios Prokopios, or Mikri Vigla. (B)

Day 12: Naxos-Santorini

Transfer to the port for ferry to Santorini, an island known for its beautiful sunsets and stunning caldera. Rest of the day at leisure, take the time to explore Fira town where the volcano can be seen from every point, as can the mesmerising sunsets. (B)

Day 13: Santorini

Taste the wines of Santorini at one of the vineyards, visit Ancient Acrotiri or one of the many beaches that Santorini has on offer. Optional cruise which include BBQ meal and drinks as well as swim and snorkelling opportunity is available daily. (B)

Day 14: Santorini

Free day. Enjoy a walk through the winding streets of Fira, stop for a drink and watch the donkeys make their way up the hill and through the streets. Walk along the cliff to Oia in time for the sun to set over the Caldera. A must for any visit. (B)

Day 15: Santorini-Milos

Transfer to port for hydrofoil to Milos. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the “island of colours” - Milos, given its nickname due to its volcanic origin. An exciting variety of gorgeous landscapes, offers the visitor a wide range of activities such as walking sailing and bike riding. (B)

Day 16: Milos

Optional full or half day cruise around the island to admire amazing rocks formations, bays and inlets, fine beaches and the clarity of the water. Alternatively visit ancient city at Klima and follow the path of famous sculpture “Venus from Milos” which was found on the island and is currently at Louvre Museum. (B)

Day 17: Milos

Today free to visit one of the Milos famous beaches or take a tour or the island. Milos has more than 75 small and big beaches some accessible by land and some by water. Sarakiniko Beach is the most photographed location on the island due to its white rock formations, Firiplaka beach has white sand, pristine waters and big rocks - it even has a small beach bar. (B)

Day 18: Milos-Athens

Transfer to port for hydrofoil to Athens. On arrival transfer to hotel and free time for last minute souvenir from Greece in Plaka area. (B)

Day 19: Athens

After breakfast, transfer to Athens airport. (B)

Note: Extra nights on any island can be added.

Inclusions Expand
2 nights in Naxos
2 nights in Paros
2 nights in Syros
3 nights accommodation in Athens
3 nights in Milos
3 nights in Mykonos
3 nights in Santorini
All transfers as per itinerary
Breakfast daily (B-Breakfast)
Customised Island Hopping comprising individual services
Economy ferry/hydrofoil as per itinerary
Half day sightseeing tour of Athens
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