A Private 8 Day Luxury Tour to Greece with Athens, Santorini and Mykonos

This special 7-day private tour of Greece, combines luxury hotels with private visits to immerse you in the culture and heritage of Athens and the Islands of Santorini and Mykonos

Tour Highlights

  • Private Walking Tour of Athens
  • The Acropolis and Parthenon
  • Private Sunset Tour To Cape Sounio
  • Private Day Tour of Santorini
  • Sunset Dinner with Calderra View
  • Private Tour of Mykonos Island
  • Premium Class Fast ferry Tickets

Day 1

Private Arrival Transfer from Athens Airport

You will be met on arrival at Athens Airport by an English-speaking driver and privately transferred into the city. On arrival, check in to your hotel. You will meet a local guide for a tour of the city and the evening is at leisure.

Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewellery and more from Ancient Greece.

2 nights at King George Hotel in a Deluxe Acropolis View King Room inclusive of breakfast.

King George Hotel Product Description Dating back to 1930 and located in the centre of Athens, the 5-star King George, represents the absolute essence of a fascinating boutique hotel. A truly inspiring and gracious venue, located within walking distance from the wonders of Athens.

 

Day 2

Private Full Day Guided Tour of Athens.

Today you will meet with one of our expert local guides for a tour of Athens, combining many of the city’s principal modern and classical sights. This tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Visit the Panathinaiko Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896 (visit). Pass by the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Byzantine Museum, War Museum, National Gallery, Prime Minister's residence, Ex Royal Palace (guarded by the colourful Evzones), Zappion Garden, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, St. Pauls Church, Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House, Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Omania Square, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, Theatre of Dionyssus, and Theatre of Herodus Atticus. Visit the Acropolis and tour the Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, Erechtheion and the Museum of Acropolis

The Acropolis and Parthenon: The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.

 

Day 3

Private Sunset Tour to Cape Sounio

After breakfast today, the time is free to relax and enjoy the hotel facilities or take some time to explore the city. In the afternoon we include a private sunset tour to Cape Sounio. You will leave Athens for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf passing through some of Athens' most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varzika) to Cape Sounio where you will visit the 5th century B.C. temple of Poseidon with one of the most breath-taking panoramic views in the world and on a clear day you can see at least seven islands. The Doric columns of local marble have 16 flutings instead of the usual 20. The precipice is a sheer 197-foot drop to the sea. Return to Athens after the tour for an evening at your leisure.

 

Day 4

Private Transfers and Flight from Athens to Santorini.

Check out of your hotel and meet with your driver in the hotel lobby for a private transfer to Athens Airport to catch your flight to Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini you will be met by an English speaking driver and privately transferred to your hotel. This afternoon we can include a special wine tasting experience with round trip transfers. The evening is free to relax and explore.

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. The whitewashed, cubiform houses of its 2 principal towns, Fira and Oia, cling to cliffs above an underwater caldera (crater). They overlook the sea, small islands to the west and beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles.

2 nights at Ambassador Hotel in a Superior Deluxe with Private Pool & Spa inclusive of breakfast.

Each of this boutique Santorini hotel's 40 vaulted rooms, suites and villas boasts ample spaces, a private pool and will enthrall guests with front row seats to the island's world famous sunsets, as well as great panoramic views of the caldera, with villages comprised of traditional white cube houses scattered along the cliff's edge.

Food and Wine Pairing Dinner

In the afternoon we include a special private wine tasting experience. The evening is free to relax and explore round trip transfers and restaurant reservations are an option.

Day 5

Private Tour of the Island of Santorini Including Wine Tasting and Lunch

After breakfast today, you will meet an expert local guide to discover the hidden beauties of this unique island! Black sandy beaches, volcanic scenery and picturesque villages. We include a wine tasting at 2 local wineries and lunch will be included at one of them. You will have time to explore the local villages and interact with the people. In the late afternoon we include a sunset dinner on the cliffs overlooking the Caldera. Return transfers to the hotel are also included.

 

 

Day 6

Private Transfers, Premium Class Ferry to Mykonos and a Private Island Tour

Today you will be privately transferred to Santorini Port for the Ferry to Mykonos. Business Class reserved seats are included on the super jet ferry to Mykonos Island. Upon arrival in Mykonos you will be met by a an expert local driver/guide and accompanied on a half day private tour of the Island.  After the tour you will be dropped at your hotel where you can check in and relax for the evening.

Mykonos is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. It's popularly known for its summer party atmosphere. Beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping music. Massive dance clubs attract world-renowned DJs and typically stay open well past dawn. Iconic landmarks include a row of 16th-century windmills, which sit on a hill above Mykonos town.

Private Half Day Tour: Visit the old capital of Mykonos, Ano Mera. The big square in the middle of the village with all traditional cafés and restaurants and the big marble fountain, the 16th century Monastery of Panagia Tourliani with the unique icon of Holy Mary, makes Ano Mera the most attractive and traditional village of Mykonos. Continue with your guide in his car to some of the most famous beaches of the island, Elia, Kalo Livadi and Kalafatis. Later you will reach Agios Ioannis beach on the island’s west coast stopping en route at a scenic overlook with views of nearby Delos island. Another short stop at a panoramic viewing spot before you continue to explore the labyrinth of Mykonos town. Walk through the narrow traditional alleys, visit the stunning Windmills, the Little Venice, the Paraportiani church with the unique shape in Castle area. Admire the harmony of Cycladic architecture, the whitewashed houses, that shine like pearls under the sun. Stroll down the small fish market and maybe you will meet the city’s mascot Petros the Pelican. At Matogianni street you will find some of the most famous worldwide boutique brands along with local souvenir shop and stylish bars.

2 nights at Royal Myconian Hotel in a Premium Sea View King Room inclusive of breakfast.

The Royal Myconian is a luxury resort with privileged views over the longest fine sand beach on Mykonos. An illuminated rustic façade of Cycladic stone is the stage curtain to contemporary interiors and vast entertainment decks conceived by a celebrated Greek set designer who takes his dramatic cues from a blend of antiquity and new age fantasy.

Day 7

Free day in Mykonos

Today is free to enjoy the hotels and its facilities or perhaps a day on the beach. Options also include a Jeep Safari or perhaps a cookery class we will be happy to make suggestions with a more detailed proposal based on your wish list.

8

Private Transfers and a Flight to Athens.

Today you will be privately transferred to Mykonos Airport for your flight to Athens. You will be met on arrival at Athens Airport by an English-speaking driver and privately transferred into the city. On arrival, check in to your hotel.

Overnight at King George Hotel in a Deluxe Acropolis View King Room inclusive of breakfast

 

Day 9

Private Departure Transfer to Athens

You will be collected from your hotel by an English speaking driver and be privately transferred to Athens Airport for your return flight home.

Details

All our suggested tours are created by locals, using years of country knowledge. It’s your tour though. That’s why any of our itineraries can be tailored to exactly suit your needs. And that might mean fitting it to your budget. Do you have a particular destination in mind, We can include any specific request, so please ask.

The Cost for this Wonderful Private Tour based on 2 Guests sharing a room ranges from €6295 - €7695 per person sharing.

What is included in your European experience with Luxury European Tours

Hotels: You’ll enjoy 8 nights’ bed and breakfast in the most sumptuous rooms:

(**city taxes of between 2-7 Euro per person per day will be charged locally upon check out of each hotel)

Nts

City

Hotel

Accommodation

3

Athens

King George Hotel

Deluxe Acropolis View King Room

2

Santorini

Ambassador Hotel

Deluxe Sea View King with Private Pool

2

Mikonos

Royal Myconian Hotel

Premium Sea View King Room

1

Athens

King George Hotel

Deluxe Acropolis View King Room

Driver, Guide and Rail Services

You’ll have exclusive use of our professional driver and expert local guide services as stated. You’ll be safely returned to the airport on your return. A party of up to two passengers will travel in a luxury saloon vehicle. We’ll provide a luxury minivan for three to five passengers. For a larger group, we’ve got many luxury vehicles to suit your needs.  Where Rail is included its 1st Class all the way!

Transport, Transfers Rail and Experiences Included

Arrival Transfer from Athens Airport

Private Service

Sunset Tour to Cape Sounio

Private Driver and Guide

Transfer to Athens Airport

Private Service

Transfer from Santorini Airport

Private Service

Tour of Santorini

Private Driver and Guide

Transfer to Santorini Port

Private Service

Half Day Tour of Mykonos

Private Driver and Guide

Transfer to Mykonos Airport

Private Service

Transfer from Athens Airport

Private Service

Transfer to Athens Airport

Private Service

Full Day Tour of Athens

Private Service

The Acropolis and Parthenon

Entrance Fee

Flight Athens to Santorini

Ticket

Food and Wine Pairing Dinner

Private Service

Fast Ferry Santorini to Mykonos

Entrance Fee

Flight Mykonos to Athens

Ticket

We also include hotel taxes and fees, communication costs and the help of our local travel experts throughout your trip; 24/7.

We simply want you to focus on having an incredible time. It’s that simple.

What's Not Included

• Your flights to and from Europe
• Gratuities and tips to driver-guides and local guides
• Anything that we’ve not mentioned above

BOOKING: The proposal is subject to availability and subject to our terms and conditions available on request. To book we require a 30% deposit which is non-refundable as required to pre-book all services.  We accept payments by credit card or by bank transfer. The balance of your trip would be due by 60 days prior to travel.  We strongly suggest taking out travel insurance with your local broker or online provider.

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