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Athens and the Greek Islands

12 days from £6,200pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

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Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy a Greek dinner with a local Athenian in their home.

  • Take a day trip to the island of Hydra off the Peloponnese.

  • Delve into the volcanic past of the Cyclades on a private geological tour of Milos.

  • Get away from the crowds on an island tour of Santorini that’s focused on local life.

  • Explore the archaeological remains on the island of Delos.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Athens
  • Pollonia
  • Milos
  • Oia
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos Town
  • Mykonos

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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Athens


Meet your private driver at the airport for a transfer to your hotel in Athens. In the evening, visit a local home and enjoy dinner and conversation with a native Athenian.


Day 2 Athens


You’ll meet your private guide this morning for a tour of the Acropolis, seeing one of the top sights in Greece and delving further into its history at the modern Acropolis Museum.


Day 3 Athens


You’ll travel by ferry to the island of Hydra in the Saronic Gulf for a day trip. There will be free time to explore the cobbled lanes and the restaurants and shops of this port town.


Day 4 Pollonia

Athens , Pollonia

You’ll have a transfer to the port this morning where you’ll board the ferry for Milos. On arrival, you’ll be met by a representative and taken to your hotel. You have the remainder of the afternoon to relax and begin to explore Milos.


Day 5 Pollonia


See the island today on a private tour of the highlights of Milos, visiting some of the smaller towns, ancient catacombs, the spot where the Venus de Milo was discovered, and finally unwinding with free time on the bleached white rocks and beach of Sarakiniko.


Day 6 Pollonia


Explore a different side of Milos today on a privately guided geological tour of the island where you’ll see volcanic fields, beaches lined with red and white rocks, and the ghost town of an abandoned sulphur mine right on the ocean. You’ll have the afternoon free.


Day 7 Oia

Milos , Oia

Your driver will take you to the port this morning where you’ll travel by ferry south to Santorini. You’ll be met there by your driver and delivered to your hotel where you have the afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 Oia


See a more traditional side to Santorini today on a privately guided tour of some of the small interior towns, and visit a local resident on his farm for lunch.

Day 9 Oia


You’ll have the morning free today to explore the towns of the caldera or relax by the pool. In the afternoon you’ll be transferred to a smaller port where you’ll enjoy a small group catamaran cruise around Santorini. You’ll have time to swim and experience the sunset over the water from your boat.

Day 10 Mykonos Town

Santorini , Mykonos Town

Take the ferry to Mykonos this morning – you’ll have private transfers to the port in Santorini and on to your hotel. In the evening, you’ll learn about traditional Mykonian cooking from native resident Teta in a lively cooking class held in her home.


Day 11 Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town

Venture off the island of Mykonos today on a privately guided excursion to the island of Delos where you’ll have a tour of the archaeological site there, a hub of commerce and culture for the whole of the Mediterranean in ancient times. You’ll have the afternoon free.


Day 12 Return home


A private transfer will take you to the airport today for your departing flight.

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