Island Delights
11 nights / 13 days

 athens • mykonos • crete • santorini

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Get ready for paradise! Discover Greece's spectacular islands and cities with stops in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and Crete. Visit ancient monuments and learn all about Greece's ancient civilization, relax on beautiful beaches and explore picture-perfect seaside villages on this 13-day journey.

Sample 2019 Prices from various gateways*:
$2294/pp (txs incl) from Toronto
$2784/pp (txs incl) from St. John's
$2792/pp (txs incl) from Charlottetown
$2847/pp (txs incl) from Kelownca
*Prices are in CAD funds, per person, based on double occupancy in Comfort category hotels, with round-trip flight in Economy Class (Hotel upgrades available, please enquire)
Prices are always subject to change, please request an updated quote price


DAILY ITINERARY

Out & About - Suggested Itinerary

The day-to-day locations are already set and hotel accommodations will already be booked, but what you do during the day in each location is completely up to you. We've gathered our top picks for suggested itineraries, places to visit, things to do and even great spots for tasty treats. Explore to your heart's content and take our suggestions - or don't! No one decides what your travel days look like but you. Just make sure to get to the hotel on time!

Day 1        Depart Canada
Fly to Athens.

Day 2        Welcome to Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, check into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring Athens at your own pace.

Day 3        Athens: At leisure
The day is yours to discover the wonderful city of Athens.

Out & About Suggestions
The vibrant capital of Greece has plenty to offer, from historic landmarks to trendy rooftop terraces. Wander through thousands of years of history at the Acropolis ($), or check out the shops on Ermou and Kolonaki streets. Stroll through the picturesque streets of the Plaka, or visit one of Athens' many lively restaurants and bars for some local food and drink.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4        Athens - Mykonos
After breakfast, transfer to the port of Athens for your ferry to Mykonos. Check into your hotel, then spend the rest of the day discovering the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos. 
Meal(s): Breakfast

Days 5 & 6        Mykonos: At leisure
Explore the international hotspot of Mykonos, with its cubic houses, windmills and chapels, great shopping and art, and incredible nightlife.

Out & About Suggestions
Mykonos has been a popular destination for decades, and for good reason! Stroll through charming villages, gaze at the iconic windmills and chapels, or have a beach day. Explore the town's winding narrow streets, visit the Church of Panagia Paraportiani, or enjoy a drink in Little Venice.
Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 7        Mykonos - Santorini

Spend the morning at leisure before you transfer to the Mykonos port for your hydrofoil to Santorini. Check into your hotel, and spend the rest of your afternoon exploring beautiful Santorini, with white houses and the island's unique caldera, created by volcanic eruptions long ago. 
Meal(s): Breakfast

Days 8 & 9        Santorini: At leisure
Explore the volcanic island of Santorini at your own pace.

Out & About Suggestions
Santorini has it all, from great historical sites like the Museum of Prehistoric Thera in Fira ($), which hosts artifacts from the sites of Akrotiri and Ancient Thera, to fantastic beaches to excellent restaurants and bars. Don't miss Oia, said to be the most photographed spot in Greece, where you can take in the most incredible sunsets around.
Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 10        Santorini - Crete
In the afternoon, travel to Crete, Greece's largest island, known for important archaeological sites, lovely beaches and charming villages.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Days 11 & 12        Crete: At leisure
Explore Crete over two full days.

Out & About Suggestions
Relax at the beach, visit the renowned archaeological site of the Palace of Knossos, a cradle of Minoan civilization, or discover the historic island of Spinalonga and its fortress.
Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 13        Crete - Athens - Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to Crete airport for your connecting flight to Athens and board your flight home.
Meal(s): Breakfas


Hotel Options available (or similar)
COMFORT CATEGORY

  • Athens: The Stanley Hotel 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Mykonos: Hotel Vanilla 3-star (or similar) (3 nights)
  • Paros: Pandrossos Hotel 3-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Santorini: Star Hotel Santorini 3-star (or similar) (3 nights)

SUPERIOR CATEGORY

  • Athens: Athenaeum Grand Hotel 4-star  (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Mykonos: Leto Hotel 4-star (or similar) (3 nights)
  • Paros: Saint Andrea Seaside Resort 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Santorini: Rose Bay Hotel 4-star  (or similar) (3 nights)

PREMIUM CATEGORY

  • Athens: Electra Metropolis Hotel 5-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Mykonos: Myconian Kyma Design Hotel 5-star (or similar) (3 nights)
  • Paros: Archipelagos Resort & Villas 5-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Santorini: Costa Grand Resort & Spa 5-star (or similar) (3 nights)

Bed size(s): 2 twin beds or 1 double bed
Room occupancy: max. 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE COST

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (if flight/ hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Crete to Athens
  • 11 nights of accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts
  • Airport and port transfers in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and Crete
  • Fast ferry Athens to Mykonos; Hydrofoil Mykonos to Santorini and Santorini to Crete
  • Porterage
  • Earn Aeroplan® Miles

NOT INCLUDED

  • Baggage handling
  • Meals other than those detailed
  • Gratuities
  • Optional tours
  • Fees for visa if required

REMARKS
• Travelers should always cover their shoulders and legs when visiting some religious sites.
• In Europe, hotel rooms are generally smaller than in North America. There are rarely two double beds in a room. Triple rooms usually feature one double bed and one single bed or three single beds or one double bed and one foldaway bed or two single beds and one foldaway bed.
• Some types of sports equipment, including golf bags, etc., are not accepted in the rooms. They have to be kept in a specific area, which is usually locked.
• All hotels provide towels; some do not offer face cloths.
• In most European countries the voltage is 220V.

WHY CHOOSE US?

We are Greece experts, having travelled to the Greek Islands and the mainland of Greece numerous times, we can give you first-hand experience what distances are covered in Greece, what to watch for, and how to get value for your money.

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