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Mykonos and Santorini: Jewels of Aegean

Greece in 7 Days, 6 Nights in Destination

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Discover the magic of Mykonos and Santorini, jewels of the Aegean. From dreamy beaches to captivating sunsets, experience a unique journey through these charming and beautiful islands on an unforgettable trip.

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    Mykonos
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    Santorini
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    The Cyclades

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

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  1. Departures available until October 2024

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  3. Solo travelers from + £ 480

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Accommodation: 6 Nights

Itinerary

Explore Mykonos, the pearl of the Aegean, with its white streets and iconic windmills. In Santorini, marvel at the sunsets in Oia, visit the volcano, and immerse yourself in its blue waters. Two unique destinations for an unforgettable experience in Greece.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Mykonos

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It's time to pack our bags and head to the departure airport to fly to Mykonos*. Upon arrival at Mykonos International Airport, we will be transferred to the hotel for check-in. Afterward, you will have the rest of the day free to discover this cosmopolitan island at your own pace. Accommodation in Mykonos.

*If outbound or return flights depart in the early morning (before 4:00 a.m.), you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Madalena or similar
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443 Reviews

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2nd Day: Mykonos

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Breakfast at the hotel. We start the day by taking advantage of free time on the splendid Island of international "Jet-Setters." You'll admire its cubic whitewashed houses, windmills, and chapels, as well as its wonderful sandy beaches. You'll also find shops, galleries, and an incredible nightlife. Explore the narrow winding streets of the villages, visit Paraportiani, one of the many churches on the island, or relax with a drink in Little Venice. You'll also have the opportunity to take an optional tour to Delos Island*. Accommodation in Mykonos.

*Optional Tour to Delos: A comprehensive tour of this beautiful and historically significant island. Inhabited from 2500 to 69 BC, Delos preserves many treasures from those times. The Agora, an ancient market, the famous Terrace of the Lions of Naxos, the Sacred Lake, the ancient residential quarter, and the theater will transport you to daily life back then. Visit and learn about the houses of Dionysus, Cleopatra, the Trident, the Masks, and the Dolphins with their mosaics—fantastic artistic experiences not to be missed. Note: Travelers must walk approximately 1 km from the parking area to the port to board the tour. Upon arrival, vouchers must be exchanged for tickets at the check-in counter located in the entrance cabin. Additionally, please be aware that the tour may be canceled due to weather conditions.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Madalena or similar
tripadvisor rating

443 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Delos Island Tour

Moderate

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3rd Day: Mykonos

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Breakfast at the hotel. Then, you'll have free time to explore this picturesque island. Visit Chora or Hora, the capital, where you'll find the greatest variety of dining options. Wander through the heart of Mykonos and explore the narrow alleys of the Kastro neighborhood, where you'll encounter numerous cats and the famous resident Pelican Petros. Here, you can sample typical Greek cuisine like gyros, souvlaki, moussaka, or Greek salad, a highlight of your time in Mykonos! Accommodation in Mykonos.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Madalena or similar
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443 Reviews

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4th Day: Mykonos - Santorini

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Breakfast at the hotel. Later, you'll have the morning free to explore at your own pace. Afterwards, we'll head to the port of Mykonos at the specified time to board your high-speed ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival on this captivating island, we'll transfer you to your hotel for check-in and relaxation. During the afternoon, you'll have free time to marvel at the stunning caldera, where whitewashed houses cling to the cliffs—a landscape shaped by the ancient volcano eruption. Accommodation in Santorini.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mathios Village or similar
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5th Day: Santorini

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today you'll have free time to relax or explore the captivating volcanic island of Santorini, renowned worldwide as the most romantic destination. You can choose to visit the Prehistoric Museum in Fira, displaying artifacts from Akrotiri and Ancient Thira, including the famous wall paintings, or discover the island's colorful beaches, also formed by the volcanic eruption. Don't miss visiting the traditional village of Oia, Greece's most photographed spot, famous for its spectacular sunsets. In this charming village, small white houses climb up the hillside, dotted with hues of ochre, fuchsia, cobalt blue, oyster pink, and earthy red, creating a magical setting. You'll also have the opportunity to join an optional full-day bus tour of Santorini with a sunset in Oia*. Accommodation in Santorini.

*Full-day bus tour of Santorini with sunset in Oia: Walk through the labyrinthine settlement of Emporio, enjoy free time for lunch at the famous black sand beach of Perissa. Head to Mount Profitis Ilias, Santorini's highest peak, and continue to the picturesque village of Oia. Enter a Greek Orthodox chapel and end the day with a magnificent sunset.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mathios Village or similar
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1163 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Full-day Santorini traditional bus tour

Moderate

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6th Day: Santorini

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today you'll also have another free day to explore at your own pace the wonderful island of Santorini. You can visit Theotokopoulou Square in Fira, the largest city in Santorini, or immerse yourself in the serenity of Pyrgos Kallistis, a charming village located 7 kilometers south of Fira, which still retains its authenticity away from the tourist hustle and bustle. You can also admire the breathtaking views from the Monastery of Prophet Elias, a fortress atop Santorini, or indulge in a wine tasting at the iconic local wineries while enjoying the incomparable sunset. You'll also have the opportunity to join an optional Caldera - Oia excursion*.

*Optional Caldera - Oia Excursion (volcano - hot springs - Thirassia - sunset in Oia): An exciting excursion starting with a sail on a traditional wooden boat, a kaiki, to the volcano. Climb approximately 30 minutes to explore the incredible rocky landscape. Then, the boat will anchor about 220 feet from the hot springs, allowing you to swim near the boat. Next, enjoy free time for lunch (not included) and swimming in Thirassia, the fisherman's island. After a restful lunch, climb 200 steps to reach the top of Oia village, where you'll experience a magical sunset. Transfer back to the hotel.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mathios Village or similar
tripadvisor rating

1163 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Excursion from Caldera to Oia

Active

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7th Day: Santorini - UK/Ireland

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Breakfast at the hotel*. Later, transfer at the specified time to Santorini Airport for your international return flight home. Arrival in your city of origin and end of the trip.

*Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, bring water and sunscreen. Upon arrival, vouchers must be exchanged for tickets at the check-in counter located near the boat. Please be aware that the tour may be canceled due to weather conditions.

Delos Island Tour

Suggested activity for day 2

A well-rounded tour of this beautiful and historically important island. Discover the story of the ‘Island of Light’ and visit its main attractions.

Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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This tour is not suitable for babies, children under the age of 5 and people with reduced mobility or physical limitations as it requires walking with some sites only accessible on foot. No wheelchairs/strollers accessible.

Full-day Santorini traditional bus tour

Suggested activity for day 5 in Santorini

Explore the island of Santorini by bus. Learn about the history of the island, admire the architecture of its traditional villages, encounter its volcanic beaches, and experience Oia’s incredible sunset!

Duration 10:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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To access to the hot springs, you'll need to swim (30 min) from the boat which will stop 70 meters from the hot springs area. You need to be able to swim this distance & back. Swimming is at your own risk.

Excursion from Caldera to Oia

Suggested activity for day 6 in Santorini

Go on an exciting adventure to some of Santorini's most iconic sights, including the extinct volcano that created the islands, hot springs, and the stunning village of Oia at sunset.

Duration 10:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland departure airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Mykonos, Santorini - UK/Ireland.
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 6 breakfasts.
  • All transfers
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • High-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in economy class.
  • ATOL Protection.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Entrance fees, taxes*, drinks, tips, or any other items not mentioned in the "Price includes" section.

*The Greek government has implemented the Climate Crisis Resilience Tax, calculated per room and per night. This varies according to the accommodation category and the time of year. It will be paid by guests upon arrival and directly at hotel check-in:

  • From March to October: €10 in 5-star hotels, €7 in 4-star hotels, and €3 in 3-star hotels.
  • From November to February: €4 in 5-star hotels, €3 in 4-star hotels, and €1.50 in 3-star hotels.
Please note: this itinerary is an independent tour, not a group tour. It includes accommodation, some optionals activities and transfers, but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip, nor will you be traveling in a group.


Important information regarding hotels: 
 
Hotel classification in Greece is not governed by the same standards as in other countries. Please take this into account when selecting your desired accommodation. 
 
• 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.
• Beach chairs / sun loungers are not included.
• Triple rooms: Usually triple rooms in Greece will have a double bed/ two single beds and a rollaway or sofa bed. We can't guarantee triple rooms with 3 beds of the same size.
• Please be aware that the WIFI connection in Greece tends to be very slow.


Important information regarding ferries: 

The approximate duration of the high-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini is 2 hours.

• In case of adverse conditions, there may be changes to the ferry timings and durations. 
• During the ferry journey, please be advised that unscheduled stops may occur at other islands. We recommend staying alert to announcements made via screens and speakers, ensuring readiness to disembark at the designated stop.
• During the ferry journey, passengers prone to motion sickness are advised to carry motion sickness pills for a more comfortable voyage.
• It is crucial not to lose ferry tickets as they cannot be reprinted. In case of loss or misplacement, customers will need to repurchase them.
• Customers are not permitted to bring luggage into the seating area. Luggage must be placed in a designated luggage spot by customers. It is recommended to tag luggage to avoid confusion with other passengers. 


Important information regarding Activities: 
 
 
• Most of the optional activities are available from May to September. For departures in April and October, we recommend purchasing them at the destination, as they are subject to availability and weather conditions.
• Some activities can accommodate a maximum of 40 people, and visitors will have access to audio guides during the tour.


Important Trip information: 

• We recommend carrying cash in the local currency throughout the trip, as withdrawing cash from ATMs may not always be possible or easy in Greece. Municipal taxes must be paid in cash directly at the hotels.
• Due to the nature of the destination, the terrain may be uneven, requiring occasional walking on rocky surfaces and uphill/downhill paths.
• Wheelchair users must book the trip in advance by contacting our Customer Service Department for all necessary information.

  • 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 electronic ticket to reconfirm the schedules and check-in on the airline's website or directly at the airport check-in counter.

Accommodation will be provided in the specified hotels or similar ones. In case of a change, the replacement will always be of equal or superior category. Hotel categorization is not standardized worldwide, so the criteria may vary depending on the destination.

In adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons, or other considerations, the order and duration of the included excursions in the itinerary may be subject to changes or even cancellations without prior notice.

When booking a triple room, please note that it will not necessarily be larger than a double room, but it will include a double bed or two single beds and a sofa bed/folding bed.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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

Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

Car seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

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