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Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Adventure

The ancient capital of Athens, then 2 of the magical Greek Isles: Mykonos & Santorini; travel independently with flights, hotel & ferry included.

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Style Independent PackageThese un-escorted packages have no set schedule or guides, so you have the freedom and flexibility to explore on your own from your centrally-located hotel. More of these packages
Freedom to explore at your own pace; unescorted
Departures August 2022 – October 2023
Activity Level Easy
What to Expect This leisurely-paced, independent tour requires minimal walking and is suitable for most levels of physical fitness. This tour does not include a tour guide or escort. Travel safely and confidently with our new health & safety protocols.
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There is nothing quite like the magical Greek Isles. Explore two of the best on this unique vacation package to Greece. Unlike our ever-popular Greek cruises, when you travel to Greece on our "island hopper" getaway, you’ll spend several days on each island—a chance to really get to know and love them. This package is designed for the independent traveler, so you can choose to spend the days exploring the ancient secrets of the Greek islands, or just bask on the sun-splashed Mediterranean beaches. Spend the evenings dining, dancing and enjoying the famous nightlife.

After two nights in Athens, the birthplace of western civilization, sail off into the Greek world of sparkling blue waters, Mediterranean sunshine and ancient islands full of history, myth, and wonders. The first stop is beautiful Mykonos, with its white-washed houses and blue shutters studding the island, sparkling beaches and clear blue sea. Sail on to the legendary Santorini, with spectacular views of the sunken caldera and still-active volcano, black sand beaches, fabulous shopping alongside unspoiled villages. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Greece and the Greek Isles, all at an incredible price.

Package includes

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Round trip flights from New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR) via scheduled carriers, including fuel surcharges and taxes and fees, with other gateways available on request
  • 8 nights in Deluxe and Superior First Class hotels
  • 8 breakfasts
  • Athens City Tour
  • All transfers
  • Ferries between Athens, Mykonos and Santorini

Optional add-ons

  • Cape Sounion Tour

Why you'll love it

  • Enjoy the highlights of ancient Athens, including the Acropolis and its many monuments, the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium, the Parliament House on Constitution Square and more.
  • Hop aboard a high-speed ferry to Mykonos and discover the beautiful beaches, upscale shops, and tasty restaurants.
  • Visit Delos, the nearby island where legend says Apollo and Artemis were born.
  • Explore Santorini and enjoy the breathtaking views of the rugged cliffs, pearly-white homes, and charming cafes.
  • Use your free time to explore the villages of Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia.
  • Join an optional boat cruise to Nea Kameni to see the still-active volcano on the island.

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If you want a few extra days to explore on your own, we may be able to arrange for you to stay later than the scheduled dates, including extra hotel nights and separate airport transfers, for an additional charge. Ask us about prices and availability when (or after) you book. More information Want to extend your trip?

Options & Fees

Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Adventure
Rooming Selection
Double Occupancy included
Single Occupancy
Oct 10, 2022;  Oct 17, 2022 $849
Apr 24, 2023;  Oct 9, 2023;  Oct 16, 2023 $899
Sep 19, 2022;  Oct 3, 2022 $1049
Aug 29, 2022;  Sep 12, 2022 $1099
Jun 26, 2023 $1149
Jul 18, 2022 $1199
Jul 17, 2023;  Aug 21, 2023 $1299
Sep 4, 2023 $1399
All other dates $999
Upgraded hotels in Mykonos & Santorini, Double Occupancy1
Oct 10, 2022;  Oct 17, 2022 $399
Apr 24, 2023;  May 15, 2023 $499
Aug 29, 2022;  Oct 9, 2023 $599
Jul 17, 2023;  Aug 21, 2023 $699
Jul 18, 2022 $749
Sep 4, 2023 $799
All other dates $349
Upgraded hotels in Mykonos & Santorini, Single Occupancy
Oct 16, 2023 $1499
Apr 24, 2023;  May 29, 2023 $1549
Sep 12, 2022;  Sep 19, 2022;  Oct 3, 2022 $1599
May 15, 2023 $1649
Jun 26, 2023 $1699
Aug 29, 2022;  Oct 2, 2023 $1999
Jul 17, 2023;  Aug 21, 2023 $2399
Jul 18, 2022 $2449
Sep 4, 2023 $2899
All other dates $1449

1. Royal Myconian, or similar in Mykonos. Majestic Hotel, or similar in Santorini.

Optional Excursions
Cape Sounion $60

So that we can offer you the best deals, our packages are, like most hotels and cruises, priced based on double occupancy rooms or cabins. We charge solo travelers an extra fee to cover the extra costs of single occupancy rooms or cabins. (Consider: if you booked a $200/night hotel room solo, you would pay the $200 yourself; but if a couple booked the same room, each one would pay only $100.) But you only pay extra for the rooms or cabins, nothing else, including meals, sightseeing, tips, etc. Why are single rooms more?

Flights & Departure Cities

Departure Airports
New York City (NYC) included

This package includes round-trip flights from the city listed above.

Want to fly from another city? We can arrange flights from most major cities. Ask us for a quote for flights from your preferred city when (or after) you book, and we'll get back to you with the price and availability within 3 business days. Of course, you can also book your own flights. More information

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Depart USA

  • Check in for your overnight flight to Greece

Day 2 Athens

  • Arrive in Athens, where you'll be met and escorted to your hotel
  • Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure

Royal Olympic Hotel or similar

Full Day Itinerary
Cafe in Plaka, Athens

Arrive today in Athens. You'll be met by our representative and then escorted to your hotel, centrally located near Constitution Square and the famous Plaka (Old Town). Athens, the birthplace of western civilization, once hailed as the Paris of the Mediterranean, is now a bustling modern city, a colorful tapestry of eastern and western influences, full of outdoor cafes, pedestrian streets, parks and gardens, street bazaars, dilapidated mansions and ancient ruins.

Day 3 Athens

  • Enjoy a half day of sightseeing in Athens
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the city independently, or join an optional excursion

Royal Olympic Hotel or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Parthenon, Athens

The striking contrast between breathtaking monuments of a glorious past and modern elegant structures is what you will enjoy during your tour of Athens. Visit the Acropolis, the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens.

Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, the University, and the National Library. Conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis Museum, a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens.

This afternoon, explore Athens on your own or join an optional excursion.

Optional Excursion: Cape Sounion, $60
Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion

Drive along the coastal road past countless coves and the beautiful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to Cape Sounion. Dominated by the spectacular Temple of Poseidon, the sanctuary at Sounion is one of the most important archaeological sites in Attica. Although evidence suggests that the site dates back to the prehistoric period, the sanctuary is first mentioned in Homer's Odyssey, as the place where Menelaos stopped during his return from Troy to bury his helmsman, Phrontes Onetorides. Learn about the rich history of this area as you take in stunning views of the Aegean on this fascinating optional excursion.

Day 4 Athens & Mykonos

  • Transfer via high speed ferry to Mykonos
  • Remainder of the day at leisure to explore Mykonos

Pelican Bay Art Hotel, Hotel Ilio Maris or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Little Venice, Mykonos

This morning, you'll be transferred to the port of Piraeus to board your ferry to the gorgeous island of Mykonos, where chic crowds flock to the beautiful beaches by day and to the trendy restaurants and discos each night. You'll be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure.

April 25, 2022 and October 17, 2022 departures will stay at Hotel Ilio Maris.

Day 5 Mykonos

  • Full day at leisure to enjoy Mykonos

Pelican Bay Art Hotel, Hotel Ilio Maris or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Mykonos harbor

You'll have two days to independently enjoy the island of Mykonos. Stroll through the town with its labyrinth of winding alleyways and whitewashed buildings, upscale shops and cafes. Grab a seaside table and unwind, sipping ouzo and watching the sunset while listening to traditional Greek music.

While on Mykonos, you may want to visit the nearby island of Delos, once the religious center of the Aegean and Cyclades. According to myth, on this island Latonna gave birth to Apollo, the Greek sun god, and Artemis, the huntress and goddess of marriage and fertility.

April 25, 2022 and October 17, 2022 departures will stay at Hotel Ilio Maris.

Day 6 Mykonos

  • Another full day to explore Mykonos at your own pace

Pelican Bay Art Hotel, Hotel Ilio Maris or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary

April 25, 2022 and October 17, 2022 departures will stay at Hotel Ilio Maris.

Day 7 Mykonos & Santorini

  • Transfer via high speed ferry to Santorini
  • Balance of the day to explore Santorini at leisure

Santorini Palace or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Oia Village at dusk, Santorini

This morning, you'll be transferred to the port of Mykonos for your ferry to the island of Santorini. Upon arrival at the port of Thira, you will be met and transferred to your hotel on the cliff-side of Santorini, facing the famous Caldera. The balance of the day is at leisure. This striking island is a volcanic crater immersed in the sea. The island is famous for its breathtaking and rugged landscapes, whitewashed houses, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques which cling to steep cliffs, accessible by foot, cable car or mule. Your hotel is built into the cliff with steps to reach rooms and public areas.

Day 8 Santorini

  • Full day at leisure to enjoy Santorini

Santorini Palace or similar Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Windmills in Oia

You will have two days to enjoy the island of Santorini on your own. Visit the bustling town of Fira, or even the smaller villages of Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia. Or, take an optional boat cruise to Nea Kameni and visit the still active volcano. Wherever you go, enjoy the spectacular views as the sun sets behind the caldera.

Day 9 Santorini

  • Another full day to explore Santorini at your own pace

Santorini Palace or similar Breakfast

Day 10 Depart Santorini/Arrive USA

  • Bid farewell to Greece as you board your flight home
  • Arrive in the USA later today

Breakfast

Hotels

Royal Olympic Hotel
Royal Olympic Hotel
Deluxe

This 5-star, family run hotel is located directly opposite the Temple of Zeus and the National Garden, overlooking the Acropolis and a short walk to the new Acropolis Museum.  If you prefer to enjoy a cocktail by the pool while listening to relaxing music, try out the Pool Bar. The Royal Olympic features a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a cozy library with a comfortable reading area, a fitness center and a spa.

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Pelican Bay Art Hotel
First Class

Located just 1,000 ft. from the beach in the beautiful Platis Yialos area of the island of Mykonos, the Pelican Bay Art Hotel combines the peaceful stunning views over the bay with stylish décor and many beautiful pieces of art. The hotel's facilities include a spa, fitness center, and outdoor swimming pool.

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Hotel Ilio Maris
Hotel Ilio Maris
First Class

Located at the center of Mykonos island, just a few steps away from the Mykonian windmills and a short taxi ride to the beautiful Platis Yialos beach area, Hotel Ilio Maris provides peaceful stunning views over the Aegean Sea with simple yet elegant décor.

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Santorini Palace
First Class

Santorini Palace blends Cycladic architecture, open spaces and resort facilities. It's conveniently located near interesting sites to explore and just a few meters from the cliff of the Caldera.

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In the unlikely event that a particular hotel is not available, a similar or better hotel may be substituted.

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