- Tour the charming Old Town of Corfu City
- Go on a Greek mythology-focused tour of Athens
- Visit a traditional seaside farm on Mykonos
- Sample Greek wines where they're produced
- Finish the trip with a sunset cruise around Santorini
|Arrive in Athens & Transfer to Corfu
|Tour the Old Town
|Boat Around Palaiokastritsa
|Sightsee in Athens
|Learn About Mythology in Athens
|Take a Food Tour of Athens
|Sail to Mykonos
|Cruise Around Rhenia & Delos
|Enjoy a Day at the Beach
|Visit an Island Farm
|Relax on Santorini
|Sightsee & Enjoy Santorini
|Take a Sunset Volcano Cruise
|Depart Santorini - End of Trip
Day 1: Arrive in Athens & Transfer to Corfu
Day 2: Tour the Old TownExplore Corfu's Old Town today on a private tour. Your guide will take you to the two emblematic fortresses, located at the edges of the old town, as well as the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, the church of St. Spyridon, Durrell’s Garden, Town Hall, and the Spianada, the largest square in Greece. You'll have time along the tour to stop in cafés and shops. The evening is yours to relax.
Day 3: Boat Around PalaiokastritsaExplore Corfu’s west coast, only accessible by sea, on a motorboat tour today. Throughout the trip, you'll see beautiful green bays, dark caves, and the magnificent natural landscape of Palaiokastritsa and the surrounding area. The boat will stop on a deserted beach where you can snorkel in the crystal clear blue waters offshore. You'll head back to Corfu City later in the day, enjoying one last dinner on the island.
Day 4: Sightsee in AthensCatch a flight back to Athens. In the afternoon, get out for some sightseeing. Those interested in history and mythology might choose to visit the National Archaeological Museum, the Museum of the Ancient Agora, or the Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos. View fine art at Benaki Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, or the National Gallery. You could also go off the beaten path at the Museum of Cycladic Art, where you can buy truly unique souvenirs, or the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. You'll overnight in the city.
Day 5: Learn About Mythology in Athens
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Day 6: Take a Food Tour of Athens
Meet your guide in Syntagma Square to start sampling the best of what the city's street food stalls have to offer. You'll learn about the Mediterranean diet and its benefits while strolling the city streets and exploring bustling open-air markets. Try Greek coffee at one of the city's landmark coffee houses, then pick up some street snacks to sample, from baklava to souvlaki. Venture into the aromatic Varvakios Market, the largest and most popular fish, meat, and vegetable market in the city, and explore the city's main spice street. You'll have the chance to try olive oils, honey, cheeses from around the country, cured meats, olives, and more. Later, spend your evening in the neighborhood of Koukaki, full of off-the-beaten-path wine bars and great local restaurants.
Day 7: Sail to Mykonos
Catch a ferry to Mykonos this morning and enjoy a free afternoon on the beautiful island! If you want to get your toes in the sand immediately, head to Agios Sostis beach to find your own quiet paradise. For a more active experience, Ftelia Beach is known for excellent windsurfing. Later, stroll through Little Venice, an 18th-century neighborhood where colorful former captains' mansions and seaside restaurants are lined up along the seafront.
Day 8: Cruise Around Rhenia & DelosToday, you'll go on a half-day cruise on a traditional sailboat. The first stop is Delos. You'll go for a walk through the old town and visit the island's main archaeological site. As mythology has it, this is the birthplace of Apollo (god of light and the sun) and Artemis (goddess of the hunt). The second stop is Rhenia Island and a break on the beach at Skinos Bay, known for its clear azure waters. You'll head back to Mykonos later in the day.
Day 9: Enjoy a Day at the BeachSpend your daylight hours basking on one of Mykonos's many lovely beaches. Agios Sostis is ideal for relaxing while Ftelia is excellent for windsurfing and sailing. Elia, considered one of Mykonos's most beautiful beaches, has one of the longest stretches of sand on the island. Platis Gialos is a popular beach lined with hotels and restaurants.
Day 10: Visit an Island Farm
Today you'll visit a traditional farm on Mykonos. Learn about the cultivation of grapes to make wine, take in sweeping views of the ocean, and interact with animals including donkeys, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, dogs and cats. You'll get a guided tour of the property before a tasting of white, rosé, and red wines produced onsite. Head back to town for a free evening.
Day 11: Relax on SantoriniThis morning you'll board a boat for the next island, Santorini. On arrival, you'll take in the island's central caldera — the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history — rising above you. The island's volcanic history has led to the formation of some of the most unique beaches in the Greek islands, along with the dramatic cliff views on the island's caldera side. Spend your day relaxing at the beach or strolling on one of Santorini’s scenic walking routes. For dinner, sample the island's signature cherry tomatoes and white eggplant, typically served as side dishes with fresh seafood.
Day 12: Explore Santorini
In the morning, visit Prophet Elias Monastery, the highest spot on the island. Walk around Megalochori, one of the most picturesque villages on the island. You'll also go on a walking tour of the village of Emporio. Take a break for lunch before heading to Red Beach, one of the most scenic and interesting beaches on Santorini. In the afternoon, you'll have the chance to sample wines at a local winery nearby. At sunset, catch the views of the Blue Dome Church at Firostefani and the spectacular landscape below.
Day 13: Sightsee & Enjoy Santorini
Explore the southeastern part of the island today, starting with a visit to the village of Kamari. Stop into Panagia Episkopi, the oldest Byzantine church on the island. Relax on the beach after lunch, then head to Canava Ouzo for a guided tasting of locally produced spirits, including ouzo. Another option is to visit Avantis Winery to taste wines and explore the viticulture tradition of Santorini.
Day 14: Take a Sunset Volcano Cruise
On the last full day of the trip, sail around Santorini and visit the islands of Nea Kameni and Thirasia on a six-hour cruise. The excursion starts from the port of Santorini. Your first destination will be the famous volcano of Santorini. After about twenty more minutes of sailing, you will reach Nea Kameni’s jetty. Hop off the boat and hike to the volcano’s ridge, then return to the boat and keep sailing to hot springs on the island of Palea Kameni. Wade into shallow waters mixed with mud, sulfur, iron, and other volcanic metals — the dip has various health benefits! Continue sailing to Thirasia Island, where you'll stop for a short swim. The end of the sailing excursion coincides with a gorgeous sunset. It's the perfect way to end your trip!
Day 15: Depart Santorini - End of TripThe trip comes to an end today. You'll head to the airport to catch a flight out. Safe travels!
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