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Greek Island Tours : "The 12-Day Do As You Like Tour"

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An individual non-escorted tour of the Greek islands
visiting Athens, Mykonos, Delos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini & Crete

 

For those looking to tour the gorgeous and mythical Greece without guides and itineraries – this is the trip for you. As part of this package, we will take care of all the accommodations and transportation while you get to do the exploring. Discover the history, serenity, and breathtaking sights that Greece has to offer at Athens, Delos, Crete, and much more. Along the way you will take in the sights and smells and sounds of Greek culture both past and present. Enjoy the freedom to explore ancient ruins and mythical birthplaces, find yourself lost in the subdued atmosphere of Grecian villages and towns, or take in the beautiful landscapes numerous treasures. Whichever choices you make, you will enjoy the independence to plan your own days and indulge in the picturesque sights of gorgeous Greece.  
After a day of exploration, find your way back to the arranged meeting sights and hotels to wind down and relax.  
We'll have your hotels booked for you so you can relax and enjoy all that Greece has to offer without worrying about check-ins or paperwork. There will be no need to worry about transport either, as we have it pre-arranged for you to drive, fly, or sail from one gorgeous destination to the next.  
Along your travels you will enjoy with our Greek Island Tours, the sights of the striking blue sea, the white-walled villages, and unmistakably breathtaking Grecian landscapes.

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Athens Airport. Meeting and transfer by taxi to Hotel HERODION, in the quite Plaka area ,next to the Akropolis and its new Museum.In the evening a dinner at a local restaurant nearby in the Old Arthens area, Plaka.. Overnight Athens.

Day 2. In the morning a 3 hrs sightseeing tour on foot visiting the Akropolis. Afternoon at leisure to visit the new Acropolis Museum, located next to the hotel, the Archaeological Museum or if you prefer take a full day tour by coach to visit Delphi. Overnight in Athens.

Day 3 After breakfast transfer by taxi to Piraeus and embark the high-speed ferry for Mykonos. Arrive after 3 hrs. Transfer to Rhenia Bungalows, located next to the yacht harbor.Day at leisure. At leisure to explore this cosmopolitan island, combining the sophisticated lifestyle with the simple yet charming life of this Cycladic island. Stroll through the maze of narrow streets, marvel the tiny chapels and whitewashed houses with their flower-filled balconies. Relax on the waterfront, enjoy the sunset and later on rich nigh-life of Mykonos.Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 4. In the morning a half day trip to DELOS by local excursion boat. Return to Mykonos lunch time. Afternoon at leisure to explore the islands and it's night life. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 5. In the morning a full day trip to the island of Naxos by ferry. Explore the island and return to Mykonos in the evening. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 After breakfast transfer to the port for embarkation on the high-speed ferry to the island of Paros. Arrive after 50 minutes ride in Paros. Meeting and transfer to Hotel Petres. Day at leisure to explore the island. Overnight in Paros

Day 7 Full day to explore this beautiful island. Overnight in Paros

Day 8 After breakfast transfer to the port and embark the high-speed ferry for Santorini. It's a 3 hrs ride. Meeting and transfer to Hotel Santorini Palace. Day at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.
at Santorini Palace Hotel ,Phira, Santorini
One double bed or two twin beds, dressing table, bathroom with bathtub and balcony with view to the inner courtyard of the hotel. Accommodates up to 4 guests. Size appr. 30 sq.meters.

Day 9 Full day at leisure to explore Santorini. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 10 Morning at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to the port to embark the high-speed ferry for 2 ½ hrs ride to Heraklion, Crete. Transfer to the hotel LATO. Overnight in Heraklion.

Day 11 Full day to explore Heraklion and surrounding. Overnight in Heraklion.

What to do in Crete
Rent a jeep - Euro 35 per day -and drive to Knossos Palace and Phaestos Palace. If you opt for a full day trip through Samaria Gorge, book an organized hiking trip with the local agencies in Heraklion.
The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion The Heraklion Archaeological Museum, regarded as one of the most important museums in Europe, is located in the center of Heraklion city.
Minoan Palace of Phaestos;
The Minoan Palace of Phaistos, is located in the Messara Plain in south-central Crete, 55 kilometres south of Heraklion and a short distance from the archaeological site of Agia Triada, the archaeological site of Gortys and Matala. Phaistos is one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete.Knossos Minoan Palace. The famous Minoan Palace lies 5 kilometres southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos. The river rises in Archanes, runs through Knossos and reaches the sea at Katsabas, the Minoan harbour of Knossos.
Samaria Gorge. If you like hiking, then the Samaria Gorge trip is for you. A full day organized trip Samaria is one of the main sights of Crete. Every tourist who visits Crete will have heard of this beautiful gorge or soon will. The Samaria Gorge is in west Crete, in the White Mountains. It is the longest gorge in Europe, with a length of 18 kilometres.The gorge starts at Xyloskalo (1227 m. above sea level) on the Omalos Plateau and runs down to the seaside village of Agia Roumeli.

Day 12 In the afternoon transfer to Heraklion Airport for the flight back to Athens. It's a 50 min . flight. Arrive Athens International Airport. End of services 


Greek Island Tours : "The 12-Day Do As You Like Tour"
Featuring:

2 nights accommodation in Athens, twin bedded rooms at the 4* Hotel Herodion.
3 nights accommodation in Mykonos at the 3* Rhenia Bungalows.
2 nights accommodation in Paros at the 3* Hotel Petres
2 nights accommodation in Santorini at the 4* Hotel Santorini Palace
2 nights accommodation in Heraklion at the 3* Hotel Lato or boutique Hotel Megaron.
All breakfasts (11)
Welcome dinner in Athens (1)
A 3 hrs guide tour on foot visiting the Akropolis (admission fees excluded)
Transfers by taxi/minivan upon arrival in Athens also round trip transfers in Mykonos, Paros, Santorini, Heraklion
High-speed economy class ferry tickets Piraeus/Mykonos/Paros/Santorini/Crete and also ferry tickets to/from Naxos.
Halfday excursion by local boat to Delos
Air ticket Heraklion-Athens by Aegean Air. incl. taxes..
Assistance of our customers staff in Athens and on the islands.
A guide book of the islands.

Not included:
Guided excursions on the islands ,meals and items not mentioned.

Rate per person:
Startng form Euro 1,845.-

Departures:
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday