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Day 1 - Athens

Upon arrival in Athens you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.


Day 2 - Athens (B)

After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel, and you will be led to a guided sightseeing tour: to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier's Tomb, Hadrian's Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. And of course, the famous Acropolis and the Parthenon. Balance of the day at leisure.


Day 3 - Athens - Lavrion - Syros (B,D)

In the morning, you will transfer to the Lavrion Port is 65 km from Athens, to embark on the cruise ship to the Greek Islands & Turkey. First stop in the island of Syros, it was a port city important port during the 19th century surpassed in significance even the port of Piraeus.


Day 4 - Cesme - Bodrum (Turkey) (B,D)

In the morning, the ship arrives at the port of Cesme, a popular holiday stanza and lunch will go to Bodrum, situated opposite the Greek Island of Kos. It is a tourism and nautical center and was known in ancient times as Halicarnassus, famous for its mausoleum. The ship will be at the port until 05:00 a.m. the next morning.


Day 5 - Kos (B,D)

At 07:00 a.m., the ship arrives at Kos, it is a birthplace of the father of medicine, Hippocrates was born on the island around 460 B.C. and founded the Great School of Medicine of Kos. Since Prehistoric times was an important maritime route that began in the Black Sea and continued along the coast of Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands, reaching North Africa. Departure at 06:00 p.m.


Day 6 - Ios - Santorini (B,D)

In the morning we arrive at Ios island. At 02:30 p.m., we continue to the most beautiful island of Aegean Sea, Santorini, Because of some excavations, believe that Santorini might be the place of the lost Atlantis. Departure at 09:30 p.m.


Day 7 - Pireaus - Athens (B)

The cruise ship will arrive at Piraeus port early in the morning at 06:30 a.m. Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to your selected hotel to stay in Athens. Balance of the day at leisure.


Day 8 - Athens (B)

According to the time of your departure flight, transfer to the Athens Airport.


Legend : B : Breakfast, L : Lunch, D : Dinner,

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Tour Details

You only need 8 days to visit this fantastic region of Greece.

3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
Half day Athens sightseeing Tour including the Acropolis
4-night Cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on full board basis (based on the minimum inside category)
Port Taxes
Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
All transfers as mentioned
Daily breakfast
Hotel taxes

Gratuities (optional);
Drinks.

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Reviews

Mandy Mortlock

Hi Michael,

Just wanted to say thank you ,we really enjoyed our trip to Gallipoli. You and your team did not disappoint us. The driver ' Smiley' was punctual and well organized . Our guide was really informative and passionate about the history.The back up of your calls and a emergency contact was great.

Thank you very much for all your planning we really appreciate it.

Photos from our September 2016 Aussie Tour

Here you will find some photos of our most recent (Sep 16) Australian group tour. 

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Travel Information and Guide to Greece

Greece has always been and will be one of the most popular destinations for tourism. It is not hard to see why. The country and surrounding islands, have a colourful historical timeline filled with stories of the ancient gods, and philosophers like Aristotle. It also has superb coastlines filled with beautiful beaches and swimming spots. Throw in the welcoming and interesting cultural aspects like food and cuisine and everything combines to form a holiday hotspot where people truly can enjoy themselves.

Hotel Accommodation

Such is the demand for tourism, every type of hotel accommodation is available from the budget hostels for backpackers to 5 star plus spa centres for honeymooning couples. If you book one of our tours, we arrange accommodation for you.

When to Go

From July to August, soaring temperatures are guaranteed. While this is ideal for sunbathers, anyone who wants to explore cultural or historical sites should confine their walks to morning or evening and avoid the peak of temperatures from 12 noon to 3pm.

Aside from these months, January to June and September to November are ideal, although evening temperatures require a light cardigan or jacket. December to March is the coldest months but destinations like Athens are still popular for all year round city breaks.

Currency and Spending

Greece used to be a cheap country until the introduction of the Euro. It is still possible to travel on a budget but travellers should look out for the small establishments serving cheap food and avoid centres where prices of drinks etc are more expensive. An average budget per day is 90 euros including accommodation, food and transport. This can increase with fees to museums and historical sites. Our Greece tours range from budget to luxury and you can see the full range here.

Where to Go

There is huge amount of potential destinations, depending on what you look for in a travel experience. The diversity of regions will ensure that everyone is accommodated for. Many of our tours visit more than one destination so you can see the best of what Greece has to offer, all in one trip. You can see the tours here but the main five highlights of Greece are…

Athens

The capital and largest city in Greece, is home to some of the world’s most prolific ancient sites which is not a surprise considering that throughout history, it has always been a centre of learning, art and philosophy. Sites to see include including Acropolis, ancient agora, the 19th century neighbourhood of Anafiotika, the unknown soldiers tomb and Hadrian’s arch

Thessaloniki

This is a destination that has something for everyone because Thessaloniki has an abundance of Byzantine historical sites, museums, cultural activities, sports and art festivals. Hotels and restaurants are in abundance and the diversity means you are sure to find what you seek.

 

Santorini

This island is well-known for white sugar cube houses covered with pink bougainvillea, and the emphasis while here is to relax and admire the beauty. Sunsets are adorable and the urban landscape provides many picture postcards scenes. Also try the local wine and cuisine.

Mykonos

This Greek island is famous for its beaches and nightlife. Landmarks to visit include the windmills; the Municipal library based in an 18th century mansion and Petros the pelican that is the mascot for the island.

Rhodes

One of the most famous and top visited Greek islands, Rhodes includes the historical old part of the town within the old city walls. It is also well known for its shopping opportunities and local taverns serving delicious Greek cuisine.


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Departure Date

Every Saturday from 30 June until 25 August. 

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Costing
The cost of this tour may change according to your travel dates, accommodation level and number of people traveling. Please send us a quick enquiry through our web site so that we can make our best offer. Given that our reservations office is located in Greece, we have access to best deals possible.

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