9 Days - Tour Dates: October 8 - 16, 2024
Day 1 - Tuesday, 10/8/2024 - Fly to Greece
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Greece.
Day 2 - Wednesday, 10/9/2024 - Arrive in Athens
Arrive in Athens, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel. Athens boasts some of the most glorious history in the world. This evening join your fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner. - Dinner - In-Flight Meal
Day 3 - Thursday, 10/10/2024 - Athens / Free Time
This morning enjoy an Athens City Tour featuring Syntagma Square, the Temple of Zeus, and the Ancient Olympic Stadium. Today’s highlight is the Acropolis with its incredible Parthenon, one of the most recognizable monuments in the world. Then visit the New Acropolis Museum. Later, continue to the Plaka, the oldest part of the city, filled with history, restaurants, and shopping. The rest of the day is at your own pace to explore Athens. - Breakfast
Day 4 - Friday, 10/11/2024 - Ferry to Santorini
Transfer to the Port of Piraeus and take a high-speed ferry to one of the most picturesque islands in the world, Santorini, famous for white-washed villages overlooking the Aegean Sea. Visit a local winery to enjoy a Wine Tasting. Santorini’s volcanic soil and special climate combine to give local wines a unique taste. Next, travel through the fascinating landscape to the spectacular town of Oia, where the best views of the crater are found. Enjoy an Oia Village Walking Tour and discover why it is one of the most photographed places in all of Greece. Later check into your hotel for a two night stay and enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Saturday, 10/12/2024 - Santorini Free Day
Today is at leisure to explore the island on your own. Perhaps visit the excavation site of ancient Akrotiri, the Museum of Prehistoric Thera located in Fira, or discover the colorful beaches. Maybe wander, shop, take photos, & enjoy a relaxing Mediterranean meal while enjoying the spectacular views and white-washed architecture.
Day 6 - Sunday, 10/13/2024 - To Mykonos
Today take a High-Speed Ferry to Mykonos. Check into your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore art galleries, sandy beaches, and view the iconic 16th c. windmills.
Day 7 - Monday, 10/14/2024 - Delos / Mykonos
This morning ferry to Delos, known as the legendary birthplace of twin gods Artemis & Apollo. Enjoy a Delos Tour featuring the Temple of Apollo, Sanctuary of Artemis, Old City, Theater, and the iconic Terrace of the Lions. Enjoy time to explore on your own & maybe visit the Museum of Delos. Return to Mykonos for a free evening.
Day 8 - Tuesday, 10/15/2024 - Ferry to Athens
Today take a high-speed ferry to Athens, and enjoy some time at leisure. Relax at a cafe or do some last minute shopping. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 9 - Wednesday, 10/16/2024 - Fly Home OR Optional Extension
Transfer to the Athens airport for our morning flights, arriving back in the USA by late evening on the same day. What a wonderfully historic adventure we have all shared together!
OR choose the Optional 3 Night Extension
If you chose the extension, travel to Kalambaka. Enjoy a visit to two Meteora Monasteries, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monasteries are built on spectacular natural sandstone rock pillars. Later check into your Kalambaka hotel and enjoy dinner. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 10 - Thursday, 10/17/2024 - Optional Extension - To Delphi
Today travel to Delphi which clings to the side of Mount Parnassus at 2,000 feet. Here you visit Ancient Delphi to see the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Doric Temple and Theater. Visit the Delphi Museum before checking into your Delphi area hotel. Dinner is included this evening with your fellow travelers. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 11 - Friday, 10/18/2024 - Optional Extension - To the Temple of Poseidon
Today travel to Cape Sounion and visit the Temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea. Perched on the craggy rocks of Cape Sounion, the temple was built during 444–440 BC. Later, arrive in Athens for a one-night stay. - Breakfast
Day 12 - Saturday, 10/19/2024 - Optional Extension - Fly Home
Transfer to the Athens Airport and fly home. - Breakfast
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