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Athens to Paros & Santorini - 8 Days map

SEMI-INDEPENDENT TOUR: Discover the fascinating ancient wonders of Athens before heading to the beautiful Greek islands of Paros and Santorini. The perfect combination of city break and island relaxation.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Athens City Tour - Discover the highlights of the Greek capital, from the modern Panathenaic Stadium to the pretty Plaka district
Santorini - Relax on one of Greece's most beautiful islands, where whitewashed villages perch on rugged volcanic cliffs
Paros - Soak up some sun on this quaint island in the Aegean Sea, home to traditional villages and secluded beaches
Acropolis - Enjoy a guided tour of one of the world's most famous landmarks, including the historic marble Parthenon

Included

7 nights 3-4 star hotels
One arrival transfer on Day 1 (Athens) and one departure transfer on Day 8 (Santorini) included per booking
Half day guided tour of Athens, including the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
Services of an English-speaking tour guide for Athens city tour
Note: This is a semi-independent tour which includes one day of group touring. For the Athens City Tour you will join travellers who have booked through other operators and group size can vary from 20 - 45 persons. Guiding may be in an additional language to English
7 breakfasts
Two local ferry journeys between Athens and Paros and Paros and Santorini
Entrance fees for all included sites
All transfers and transportation in modern air conditioned vehicles

Not Included

International flights and visas
A hotel tax of €7.00 per room per night to be paid directly to the hotel at time of check in. See Trip Notes additional info for details
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Athens

Upon arrival at Athens airport you will be met and transferred to our hotel in the city. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Athens

Day 2

Athens City Tour

Enjoy a coach tour of the city this morning. Popular landmarks and monuments we pass are the Panathenaic Stadium, the Zappeion, the Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch and the Parliament. We also visit the legendary Acropolis, which overlooks the city. Enjoy a guided tour of highlights including the famous Parthenon and visit the impressive Acropolis Museum. The afternoon is at leisure so why not explore the Plaka district or go shopping on popular Ermou Street?
Overnight: Athens  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Paros

Athens - Paros. Today leave the mainland and head to the beautiful island of Paros. Take a local ferry from the Athens port Piraeus early this morning. Arriving on the island about 4 hours later, you will be met and transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Paros  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Free time on Paros

Today is free to explore the island of Paros at leisure. This stunning island in the Cyclades is home to pretty fishing villages such as Naoussa. The village is famous for its whitewashed little houses and tiny churches, surrounded by a labyrinth of endearing cobbled streets that you can explore. When staying on Paros you can also explore the neighbouring islands including Antiparos or if you prefer to stay put then take advantage of the sandy beaches and the picturesque capital, Parika.
Overnight: Paros  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Santorini

Paros - Santorini. Leaving Paros this morning, head to the port for a local ferry to the magical island of Santorini. The journey takes about 3.5 hours and you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel where the rest of the day free to relax or explore.
Overnight: Santorini  |  Breakfast

Days 6-7

Explore Santorini

The next two days are at leisure on the breathtaking island of Santorini. Santorini is without doubt one of Greece's most idyllic locations, with dramatic lava cliffs, pristine sandy beaches and azure blue waters. Santorini is also famous for its whitewashed buildings with iconic cobalt blue roofs. No trip to the island is complete without a visit to Oia for one of the magical sunsets. When on Santorini you can also enjoy lots of scenic walks, delectable food and a variety of wines. There's also plenty of history to discover including the Minoan Bronze Age archaeological site of Akrotiri.
Overnight: Santorini  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 8

Santorini

Your time in Greece ends today with an included transfer to the airport.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

2024
Twin Share
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24 Jul - 31 Jul 25% off
AUD $3,485
AUD $2,614
AUD $5,945
AUD $4,459
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Hotels

In Greece a variety of hotels are used in various locations. The ones listed are examples of some commonly used hotels. We reserve the right to substitute these for ones of a similar standard when necessary.

Polis Grand, Athens

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

In the heart of Athens, the Polis Grand is a contemporary hotel with excellent facilities. Guest rooms are well appointed with elegant furniture and all modern conveniences. Some rooms are equipped with a balcony with fantastic views over to the Acropolis. The hotel benefits from a number of eateries which serve up an array of Greek and international cuisine as well as tasty coffee and delicious pies. Definitely head for a cocktail in the evening at the roof garden bar for amazing views across the city.

The Golden Age Hotel of Athens, Athens

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Golden Age Hotel of Athens is a 4 star hotel, located close to the Kolonaki District. A 5 minute walk from the Megaro Mousikis Metro Station, the urban chic property is 2 stops away from the centre of Athens. Each guest room is soundproofed, air conditioned and feature an ensuite bathroom and blackout drapes. Be sure to try the hotel's daily American buffet breakfast, that includes traditional Greek options. There are two restaurants onsite that serve gourmet Meditteranean cuisine.

Titania Hotel, Athens

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Nestled in the historic centre of Athens, the Titiana offers beautiful accommodation all classically designed. The ensuite guest rooms are furnished to a high standard with neutral tones and wooden flooring. Breakfast is served in the impressive rooftop Olive Garden restaurant which affords amazing views across the city including the Acropolis. The hote offers complimentary Wi-Fi and a fitness centre.

Hotel Narges, Paros

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

This classically Greek Narges Hotel is designed in the typical Cycladic style with white washed decor and splashes of vibrant colour. The en suite guest rooms are spacious and open out onto balconies with garden views. The hotel also benefits from a large swimming pool and stylish poolside bar serving refreshing cocktails and other beverages.

Sandom Hotel, Paros

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Located in Parikia, Sandom Hotel offers a range of amenities including a fitness center, garden, shared lounge, and free WiFi throughout the property. This hotel provides luggage storage space, a hot tub, and room service. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a desk, coffee machine, minibar, fridge, safety deposit box, flat-screen TV, balcony, and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms offer garden views, and all include an electric kettle, bed linen, and towels. Guests can enjoy a buffet or continental breakfast.

Parosland Hotel , Paros

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Set amongst well manicured gardens, Parosland hotel is designed in a classic Cycladic. All guestrooms are tastefully decorated with earthy tones and private balconies. The hotel benefits from a lovely outdoor pool and well tended bar. There is a fitness centre and massages can be arranged upon request.

El Greco Resort & Spa, Santorini

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Conveniently located just minutes from the centre of Fira, El Greco is a beautiful white washed complex in the classic Santorini style. All guest rooms are air conditioned and reflect the Cycladic style whilst including all mod-cons and exception ensuite facilities. The resort benefits from an outdoor pool, on site restaurant and adult-only Spa Centre for guests.

Orizontes Hotel & Villas Santorini, Santorini

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Located in the village of Pyrgos, the Orizontes Hotel was recently renovated and is surrounded by vineyards. Guest rooms have private balconies looking out to the sea or the garden and are equipped with lots of modern conveniences. The hotel also has a couple of restaurants serving local and international cuisine. Plus there is a lovely outdoor pool to cool down in and lots of sunbeds.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Athens
Ends
Santorini
Departs
Daily from 10th April to 25th October
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 45
Hotel Rating
3-4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes for included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 7
Countries
Minimum Age
5 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Yes - one transfer per booking
Dep. Transfer
Yes - one transfer per booking
Athens
Athens
Santorini
Santorini
Santorini

Since there was only one guided tour included in the 8 day trip, I recommend providing options/recommendations of the optional excursions/tours upon booking (or when they become available). This will allow tourists to plan for the excursions/tours in advance of the trip.

Yvette Johnson
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