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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 Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier's Tomb, the Hadrian's Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Balance of the day at leisure.


Day 3 - Athens - Naxos (B)

Morning transfer to Piraeus port. Departure to Naxos, arrival and transfer to your selected hotel.


Day 4 - Naxos (B)

Enjoy your free day in Naxos, the largest and greenest island of the Cyclades with imposing high mountains, fertile valleys, lush gorges, stunning seascapes and traditional villages in the mountains, where the inhabitants still wear their traditional costumes and live of the fruits the earth gives! Naxos is also an island of beautiful old churches, monasteries and Venetian castles coexisting harmoniously with the cubic houses of the Cyclades. Visit the Venetian town of Hora and enjoy its unique medieval architecture of Cyclades.


Day 5 - Naxos - Santorini (B)

Transfer to the port and departure to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your selected hotel.


Day 6 - Santorini (B)

Day at leisure to enjoy the unique views, the black sandy beaches as well as the most romantic sunset of the world.


Day 7 - Athens (B)

Transfer to the port and departure to Piraeus. Arrival and transfer to your selected hotel in Athens.


Day 8 - Athens (B)

According to your flight departure time, you will be transferred to 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
2 nights hotel accommodation in Naxos
2 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
Half day Athens sightseeing Tour including the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum
Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
Ferry tickets Piraeus-Naxos / Naxos-Santorini / Santorini-Piraeus
All transfers as mentioned
Daily breakfast
Hotel taxes

Gratuities (optional);
Drinks.

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Reviews

Michael Murray

Hi Michael, Just a big thank you and well done to all your staff for a great trip we recently complted of Turkey. We did the Gallipoli Plus tour and were very impressed by the knowledge, passion and service of the guides and bus drivers . Hotels were first class and everything went as planned without any issues. Loved Istanbul and all the places we visited and really enjoyed the gastronomic delights Turkey has to offer. I do thouroughly recommend your Company for anybody looking at touring the wonderful country of Turkey. Best regards Michael Murray Sydney Australia

Jan and Graham Steen

To all at TTC,
Thank you for your assistance and professional organization of our Treasures of Turkey Tour. It was truly the most amazing holiday we have had. Everything was punctual,excellent accommodation and expert guides. 
Thanks again,
Regards,
Jan and Graham Steen

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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

Daily departures between November & March

Start Date Finish Date Day / Days / Every Day  
01.11.2017 31.03.2018 Every Day Enquire Or Book
01.11.2018 31.03.2019 Every Day Enquire Or Book

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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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01.11.2017 31.03.2018 - - - Enquire Or Book
01.11.2018 31.03.2019 - - - Enquire Or Book

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If you are traveling with children, please send us an enquiry through the below form for costing and further information.