Island Discovery
10 nights / 12 days

 athens • mykonos • paros • santorini

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Explore Greece's most popular and iconic islands and take in the fascinating history, vibrant culture and charm on this 12-day tour. Begin your trip in Athens, Greece's bustling capital city, before taking off for Mykonos, Paros and Santorini. Discover the special character of each of these beautiful islands as you explore historical monuments, fishing villages and lovely beaches.

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, transfer to your hotel and check in. Head out to explore the bustling capital of Greece at your own pace.

Day 3        Athens: At leisure
Discover Athens today. Delve into Athens' history, culture and great food and drink.

Out & About Suggestions
wander through thousands of years of history, then turn the corner and end up in the heart of the modern city. Check out the Acropolis ($) or hit the shops on Ermou and Kolonaki streets. Stroll through the picturesque streets of the Plaka and sample delicious cuisine, or visit one of Athens' many lively bars and clubs. Or just find a great spot for coffee and people-watching in this bustling city.
Meal(s) :  Breakfast

Day 4        Athens - Mykonos
After breakfast, transfer to the Athens port for your ferry to Mykonos. Transfer to your hotel and check in, then enjoy the rest of the day exploring Mykonos at your own pace.
Meal(s):  Breakfast

Days 5 & 6        Mykonos: At leisure
Spend the next two days on Mykonos, a cosmopolitan island popular with international travellers.

Out & About Suggestions
Stroll through villages filled with white houses, iconic windmills and chapels, or hit the beach and take a dip in the sea for some sun and relaxation. Check out the famous Church of Panagia Paraportiani, people-watch at a seaside café, or stroll through charming streets and hit the shops or sample delicious Greek cuisine.
Meal(s) : 2 breakfasts

Day 7        Mykonos - Paros
Today, travel to Paros via hydrofoil, transfer to your hotel and check in, and spend the rest of the day exploring this beautiful island.
Meal(s) :  Breakfast

Day 8        Paros: At leisure
Discover Paros, with its picturesque villages, great beaches and authentic Greek feeling.

Out & About Suggestions
Head to the old port of Naoussa and see the impressive Venetian castle, or explore Parikia Town, the island's capital, known for its lush flowers, charming walkways and quaint shops. Settle in at any one of a number of seaside restaurants for fresh seafood and wine, and take in the island's beautiful sunset views.
Meal(s) :  Breakfast

Day 9        Paros - Santorini
After breakfast, take a fast ferry to Santorini, known for its unique and beautiful caldera. Transfer to your hotel and check in, and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal(s):  Breakfast

Days 10 & 11        Santorini: At leisure
Take the next two days to explore this magnificent volcanic island at your own pace.

Out & About Suggestions

Soak up the sun on beautiful beaches or visit picturesque villages. Check out the fabulous Perissa Beach for a day in the sun on a black-sand beach, or visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera in Fira ($), which hosts artifacts from the sites of Akrotiri and Ancient Thera. Don't miss Oia, where you can grab a cold drink as you take in the most incredible sunsets in Greece.
Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 12        Santorini - Athens - Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to the Santorini airport for your connecting flight to Athens, where you will board your flight home.
Meal(s): Breakfast

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 Santorini to Athens
  • 10 nights of accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts
  • Airport and port transfers in Athens, Mykonos, Paros and Santorini
  • Fast ferry Athens to Mykonos; Paros to Santorini; Hydrofoil Mykonos to Paros
  • 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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