Combine Ancient Greece with enchanting islands! This travel itinerary combines a guided tour through the mainland along with island hopping. From Athens to stunning Meteora, a chance to walk through history in Olympia & Delphi. Then head to picturesque villages & sunsets of Santorini and the exciting nightlife of Mykonos with some time out on magnificent beaches.

Tour itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival Athens:
Welcome! Our transfer service will be waiting for you at Athens Airport and take you on to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Athens.
meals: none

DAY 02 - Athens City Tour:
After breakfast, meet at hotel to join on half day morning regular group tour visiting the Acropolis (Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and Parthenon) and the New Acropolis Museum. During the panoramic drive section you have views from the tour coach of some of the important sights such as Syntagma, House of Parliament, Memorial to Unknown Soldier, Evzones in picturesque uniform, Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium. The afternoon and evening then free at leisure for you to further explore the city (Plaka, Monesteraki flea market, etc) on your own. Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 03 - Mainland Tour, Mycenea & Epidaurus:
Breakfast, check-out and join on 04-day Classical Mainland Tour (there is also a 03-day option excluding Meteora). Depart from Athens by the Coastal Road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidauros famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short stop) & drive on to Mycenae to visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Oympia, "cradle of the Olympic Game" through the Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

DAY 04 - Mainland Tour, Olympia:
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the new magnificent bridge which crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea until arrival to Delphi. Overnight in Delphi.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

DAY 05 - Mainland Tour, Delphi:
Morning visit to the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi. Then depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora. Overnight Kalambaka.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

DAY 06 - Mainland Tour, Kalambaka:
Visit Meteora and enjoy a unique and impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae (view of Leonida's Monument from across the road). Arrival back to Athens in the early evening. Overnight in Athens. (For the visit to the Monasteries ladies need to wear a skirt, gentlemen long trousers).
meals: breakfast included

DAY 07 - Athens to Myconos:
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to port for departure on seajet ferry to Mykonos. On arrival transfer to hotel with remainder of the day and evening free at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos *Domestic flights to Mykonos also available, let us know your preference
meals: breakfast included

DAY 08 - Myconos at leisure:
Breakfast at hotel with a full day at leisure to relax on one of the many beaches, sightsee around Mykonos town or take a day trip to the nearby island of Delos. Don't forget about the amazing nightlife for which the island is famous. Overnight in Mykonos.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 09 - Myconos to Santorini:
Breakfast, check-out and as per your chosen ferry time transfer to port for departure to Santorini. On arrival meet for transfer to hotel with remainder of the day or evening free at leisure. Overnight in Santorini
meals: breakfast included

DAY 10 - Santorini at leisure:
Use this day to discover all that is amazing about Santorini. Explore explore around the town and various villages; hike the scenic route between Fira and Oia; relax on beaches with black, red and gold coloured sand.For those that don't wish to explore on their own, various optional extra excursions available on request. Overnight in Santorini.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 11 - Santorini to Athens:
Depending on your chosen ferry (or flight time) explore some more of the island before departing on return to Athens. Arrival and transfer to hotel, overnight in Athens
meals: breakfast included

DAY 12 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and per your international flight departure time transfer to Athens Airport.

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What's included?

  • Accomodation in category of your choice
  • Half day morning Athens City Tour
  • 04 day escorted Greece Mainland Tour
  • Arr/dept transfers in Athens & on islands
  • Ferry (or flight) tickets to/from islands
  • Taxes and handling services


  • Available year round
  • Flexible, can be customized
  • Excursions on islands available on request
  • Winter season (November to March) route may need to change to suit ferry schedules & escorted tour operating dates, we will advise options based on your selected travel dates.
  • Any number of islands can be combined, you let us know where you would like to include along with number of days available for your trip and we then suggest itinerary accordingly

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