6-DAY / 7-NIGHT GREEK ISLAND HOPPING TOURS

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6-DAY / 7-NIGHT GREEK ISLAND HOPPING TOURS

Basic Greek Holiday Tour Package I (Athens 4 nights & Mykonos 2 nights)

Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Arrival at Athens Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel

Day 2: Leisure Day in Athens
Breakfast in hotel and leisure time in Athens. No other city has contributed more to western civilization than Athens. It is the place where Socrates, Plato, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides were born. It is the cradle of democracy, art and intellect. Athens is a fascinating, fast-developing city with one of the richest cultural heritages in the world. This amazing city offers visitors a feast for their eyes, mind and soul, with exquisite monuments such as the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Ancient Agora, Pnyx Hill, the Theater of Dionysus, the Herod Atticus Odeon, the Philopappou Hill, the Lycabettus Hill, and Hadrian’s Arch, not to mention the National Archaeological Museum, which is considered one of the finest museums worldwide.

Optional Excursion - Half-Day Athens Sightseeing Tour
We begin our Athens sightseeing tour with a visit to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then to the Panathenaic Stadium, the location of the first modern Olympic Games, which took place in 1896. We pass by the Maximou Manor, Presidential Manor, which is guarded by the traditionally-dressed Evzones, Zappeion Hall, the National Gardens, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul's Church, the Parliament Building and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Numismatic Museum - which used to be the home of the famous archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, the Catholic Cathedral, the Athens Academy, the National and Kapodistrian University, the Vallanios National Library, the Old Parliament Building (currently the National History Museum), Syntagma Square, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Acropolis and its ancient monuments: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion and the Acropolis Museum. The Athens sightseeing tour ends at 13:00. After the tour, you will have free time to explore the city and go shopping on your own. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3: Leisure Day in Athens
Breakfast served in the hotel.

Optional Excursion - One-Day Delphi Tour
Departure from Athens, passing by the Olympic Stadium, the major athletic venues of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.  We continue to Thebes, Levadia (where we make a short stop), Arachova and finally Delphi, known as ‘The Naval of the World’. In Delphi, we will pass by the Castalia Spring, visit the Temple of Apollo and the Oracle, and admire the displays in the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, including the bronze Charioteer, the Sphinx from Naxos and the Statue of Antinoos. After our lunch, we begin our return to Athens, making a short stop in the charming mountainside village of Arachova, which is located on the southern slope of Mt. Parnassus. Arachova is celebrated for its hand-made rugs and quilts, as well as its locally-produced wine and cheese. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4: Athens to Mykonos
Breakfast served in the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to Piraeus Port. Departure for Mykonos by ferry boat. Arrival at Mykonos Port and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 5: Leisure Day in Mykonos
Breakfast in hotel and leisure time in Mykonos. You have the opportunity to swim on beautiful beaches and explore the most famous of the Cyclades Islands. We recommend visiting the wonderful island of Delos to admire its ancient monuments. In the evening, you can take part in the intense nightlife, for which Mykonos Island is celebrated throughout the world. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 6: Mykonos to Piraeus Port (Athens)
Breakfast served in the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to Mykonos Port.
Departure for Piraeus Port by ferry boat. Arrival at Piraeus Port and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 7: Departure from Athens
Breakfast served in the hotel. Check-out from hotel. Transfer from the hotel to Athens Airport.

Included:

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights, including breakfast.
  • All regular ferry tickets between the islands and the mainland, as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All local taxes.

All Greek holiday tour packages can be altered to suit your travel time frame.

All itineraries cited in this website with regards to Greek Island hopping tours serve mainly as a reference to the many options provided by Matt Holidays and can be adjusted according to your needs.