Greece in 12 Days

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Ancient Ruins & Mykonos, Paros & Santorini

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Our classic tour of Greece, including the main historical sights, combined with a Greek island-hopping adventure to discover the natural beauty of Mykonos, Paros and Santorini!

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Acropolis of Athens
Kalambaka
Meteora
Mykonos
Santorini
Included
All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
Availability
Departures available until
until October 2023
Extra nights
Add up to 5 nights to your stay
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From + £ 510
Categories available
charm
included
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From + £ 200

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Accommodation: 11 Nights

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Included activities

Included
Included activity for day 2 in Acropolis of Athens
Duration 04:45h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Moderate

Athens Guided Sightseeing & Acropolis Tour

Discover the sights of both modern and ancient Athens including Consitution Square, the Athens Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium and the Acropolis Museum. Entrance fees (approx. 30 euros per person) be paid at destination.

What's included: The Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum Not included: Meals and any other service not mentioned above

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Included activity for day 3 in Delphi
Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Moderate

Visit to Delphi Archeological Site

Head to Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Upon arrival, visit the archaeological site, home to the Temple of Apollo and the Treasury of the Athenians.

What's included: Transfer, Professional Guide & Visit to Delphi Archeological Site. Not included: Visit the Museum in Delphi is not included. Meals, tips and any other service not mentioned.

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Included activity for day 4 in Meteora
Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx
Physical rating:
Moderate

Meteora Monasteries

Established between the 12th and 16th centuries, visit up to two of these ancient sites and enjoy the amazing views across the Plain of Thessaly. Approx. 3 euros per person entrance fee to be paid at each monastery.

What's included: Transfer, Professional Guide & Meteora Monasteries tour Not included: Approx. 3 euros per person entrance fee to be paid at each monastery. Meals, tips and any other service not mentioned

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
Suggested activity for day 2
Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 15:00 Approx

Afternoon excursion to Cape Sounion

Afternoon excursion to Cape Sounion

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 8

Island Experiences: Pack of 2 Excursions

Make the most of your time on the Greek Islands of Paros and Santorini with this great value pack of 2 optional excursions. Includes a Kaiki Cruise from Paros and full-day Santorini bus tour!

What's included: Kaiki Boat Cruise to Antiparos & Despotiko, Full-Day Bus Tour of Santorini

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 8
Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 10:00 Approx
Physical rating:
Light

Antiparos & Despotiko Kaiki Cruise

Set sail aboard a traditional Kaiki, a wooden motor yacht, to explore the natural beauty of Antiparos and Despotiko. Visit pristine beaches, sea caves and small islands as you discover the untamed beauty of the Cyclades!

What's included: Round-trip transfers to/from your accommodation (or a stop next to it) to the port, Cruise on board a traditional kaiki with English-speaking crew, BBQ lunch on board, snack, fresh fruits, drinks (house wine, soft drinks, mineral water)

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 10 in Santorini
Duration 10:00h Approx.
Physical rating:
Moderate

Full-Day Santorini Bus Tour & Sunset

Visit Akrotiri Archaeological Site for a guided tour, talk a stroll through Emporio, relax on Perissa Beach, take in the views from Profitis Ilias Mountain and enjoy wine tasting at Santorini Wine Museum before ending the day in Oia to watch the sunset.

What's included: Pick-up and drop-off from selected meeting points, guided tour of Akrotiri Archaeological Site with experienced archaeologist, Wine Museum entrance fee with wine tasting, free time in Oia or Fira to watch the sunset. Not included: Entrance fees to archaeological site, gratuities, food and drinks, hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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The price includes

  • premium care
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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Athens, Santorini - UK/Ireland.
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 11 breakfasts and 1 dinner.
  • All transfers
  • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Ferry transfers: Piraeus - Mykonos - Paros - Santorini. *
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  • ATOL Protection.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, entrance fees,* city taxes and tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Please consult the itinerary for details of the entrance fee costs (approx. 52 euros per person).

A number of Greek cities impose an accommodation tax, which must be paid directly to the hotel (Aprox. 3-4€ per room per night). City taxes must be paid in cash directly to the hotels.

* In case of adverse conditions, there may be changes to the ferry timings.

Please keep in mind that the ferry ride from Piraeus (Athens) to Paros takes approximately 4 hours, and from Paros to Santorini takes approximately 3 hours.

  • We recommend taking cash in the local currency with you on this trip, as withdrawing cash at ATMs is not always possible or easy in Greece. City taxes must be paid in cash directly to the hotels.
  • We cannot guarantee rooms with a sea view in the Greek Islands.
  • The group may be allocated in different hotels depending on group size and hotel availability.
  • This itinerary is a semi independent tour. It includes accommodation, some activities and transfers, but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip.
  • Hotel ratings in Greece are not governed by the same standards as those in the US, so please keep this in mind when selecting your desired accommodation category.
  • Beach chairs / sun loungers are not included.
  • Due to the nature of the destination the terrain can be uneven at times, it may require you to walk on a rocky path, and up and down hills.
  • For wheelchair users this trip is upon request, please contact us for further information.
  • Please note that there is no luggage assistance included throughout the trip. We recommend packing accordingly.
  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport.
  • Visa
    No visa is required.
  • Currency
    Euro.
  • Language
    Greek.
  • Electricity
    230 V. 50 Hz. Adapter not required.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from EU countries.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 02:00.
  • Tourist Office website
    www.visitgreece.gr

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +44 20 8068 3176 or via our contact form.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

 

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