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Greek Island Hopper - Classic Group tour

Greek Island Hopper - Classic Group

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Travel Style: Array Mixed
Physical Level: All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. 3- Moderate
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
11 days
From: $ 4,505 $ 410 / day
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Overview

Highlights (Bullets)

  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with onboard washroom. Alternate vehicles without onboard washroom or 40 seats may be used on occasion. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.   ​
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • : "The trick to really connecting with the Greeks is to say 'Kalimera!' (Good morning!) loud and proud to everyone you meet each morning, as we do, and to relax long enough to let your sense of humour come though. The Greeks appreciate people who lay the cards on the table, are authentic and show interest in the places they visit. "
  • : "I love how guests react to hearing the Zorba the Greek song. It’s amazing that one old song can still unite and spread so much enthusiasm."
  • : "In Greece, we still break plates when we are excited, happy, dancing, celebrating our namedays or birthdays, get married or divorced!"
  • Athens: Get to know your fellow travelers over a delightful Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Santorini: What better way to start your island adventure than to sip on a cocktail as you take in one of the world's most beautiful sunsets.
  • Mykonos: Learn about traditional Mykonian cuisine as you taste some of the local delicacies.
  • Athens: Toast the culmination of your vacation with a lively Celebration Dinner in true Greek style at a local restaurant.
  • Dining Summary: 2 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 9 Breakfast (B)
  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century B.C. Steps away you'll see the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion.
  • Mykonos: Explore Mykonos Town with a Local Expert and wander the beautiful blue and white streets.
  • Mykonos: Enjoy the ferry ride from Santorini to Mykonos with beautiful views of the Mediterranean Ocean.
  • Athens: Soak in the last views of paradise as you ride the ferry back to Athens.
  • Santorini: Learn from a local geology expert how the Santorini caldera, one of Earth’s natural wonders, was formed 3,500 years ago.
  • Mykonos: Meet a Greek captain who will take you on a traditional caique to cruise the coast of Mykonos and tell you more about life on the island.

Short Description

Set sail to Greece's most beautiful islands during this 10-day guided tour. Let a Local Expert show you Athens’ ancient Acropolis and Parthenon before setting sail for the crescent-shaped island of Santorini. Here, enjoy views of the caldera from your hotel’s pool, then toast with your fellow travelers to an unparalleled sunset over the Aegean Sea. Later, join a local geology expert to learn about how the volcanic island was formed. On Mykonos, a Local Expert will guide you in a walk of the island’s narrow alleys and iconic Cycladic houses followed by a private tasting of local delicacies. Plus, you’ll meet a Greek captain and board a vessel for a cruise along Mykonos’ stunning coast.

Style Group tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Comfort (4*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions Roundtrip air to/from trip start & all internal transport
Start City Athens
End City Athens

Destinations

Greece

Attractions & Cities Visited

Athens Mykonos Santorini

Activities & Interests

Culture Historic sightseeing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Athens

An Insight host will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel, where there is time to settle in and relax. At 19:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and get to know your fellow travellers over a delightful evening of dinner and wine.

Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.

Dinner with Wine

Day 2: Athens Sightseeing

Today your mythical Grecian discovery encapsulates the intriguing history of ancient Greece. Begin with an exploration revealing the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian. Next, your Local Expert takes you to the Acropolis, one of the most important ancient sites in the Western world. Crowning the top is the Parthenon, visible from almost everywhere in the city. See the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion. The rest of your day is at leisure.

Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.

Breakfast

Day 3: Depart for Santorini

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the port for the early ferry to Santorini. Famed for the scattered white Cycladic houses that rest upon its cliffs, Santorini is a dreamy getaway. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and take time to relax. Why not take a dip in the pool? In the evening join your fellow travellers for a refreshing cocktail as you watch the sunset over the caldera and the Aegean Sea.

Costa Grand Resort & Spa, Santorini. , Orama Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Breakfast

Day 4: Santorini Relaxed Start

Today you’ll delve into the geological history of Santorini. In the morning a local geology expert will divulge secrets about this volcanic island and the caldera, revealing the details of its formation. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Why not head out for a swim at Ammoudi Bay, to visit the Santorini Wine Museum or ask your Travel Director for some restaurant recommendations?

De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini., Orama Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Breakfast

Day 5: Santorini at leisure

With a day at leisure, why not take the opportunity to visit the site of Akrotiri, an ancient city covered by volcanic ash and unearthed in 1967. If shopping is to your liking, spend your time walking the white walled alleyways, browsing the many shops and taking in the breathtaking views of the caldera.

Costa Grand Resort & Spa, Santorini. , Orama Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Breakfast

Day 6: Mykonos Sightseeing Relaxed Start

After your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port for the ferry sailing to Mykonos. Upon arrival you'll be transferred to your hotel. Explore the town of Mykonos with a Local Expert and discover the maze of pretty alleyways of stunning Cycladic houses, lining the island mountainside. See the famous windmills, the Matoyinnia Alleys and of course Little Venice.Later, make a welcoming stop to taste a selection of local delicacies and learn the secrets of Mykonian Cuisine.

Porto Mykonos., Dorion Hotel, Mykonos.

Breakfast

Day 7: Mykonos at Leisure Relaxed Start

Today you’ll have free time to explore as you wish with many exciting adventures to choose from. Why not take a transfer to the picturesque Mykonos Town and explore the beautiful port area? Or perhaps visit Delos, a small island off the coast. The island is an archaeological site that houses iconic ruins, including Doric temples, markets, an amphitheatre and mosaics. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it is one of the most unique sights worldwide, with ongoing excavations and a beautiful small museum.

Porto Mykonos., Dorion Hotel, Mykonos.

Breakfast

Day 8: Mykonos Relaxed Start

Board your kaiki, a traditional boat and meet a Greek captain to cruise around the stunning, world-famous Little Venice of Mykonos. Sit back and relax as you enjoy views of the iconic windmills. (weather permitting).

Porto Mykonos., Dorion Hotel, Mykonos.

Breakfast

Day 9: Depart Mykonos

After breakfast at your hotel you will be transferred to the port of Mykonos to board the ship to Piraeus in Athens. Once here you will be met at the port and transferred to your Athens hotel. There is time in the afternoon for you to do some last-minute sightseeing, souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel. Enjoy your last night with your fellow travellers at a Celebration Dinner to toast your experiences.

Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.

Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 10: Depart Athens

Your journey comes to an end with a transfer to Athens airport.

Breakfast

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Greek Island Hopper - Classic Group

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Great. No hassle experience. Plenty of information sent. Host was also professional and knowledgeable.

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Great. No hassle experience. Plenty of information sent. Host was also professional and knowledgeable.

I enjoyed the tour greatly it was very full and I saw lots of Markets and different attractions.

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I enjoyed the tour greatly it was very full and I saw lots of Markets and different attractions.

Wonderful venues to visit, guides were great, facilities top notch.

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Wonderful venues to visit, guides were great, facilities top notch.

The trip was planned well.

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The trip was planned well. The group leader, Dani was fantastic as was the coach driver. Dani was very organized and full of cheer. The trip met my expectations totally. My wife and I loved it.
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I would definitely recommend Insight Vacations to family and friends.

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I would definitely recommend Insight Vacations to family and friends. My wife and I plan to take several more tours with Insight. I was very grateful for the attentiveness given to me by the tour director. We brought 6 family members with us and all had a fabulous time. The driver was excellent, as well.
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Wonderful tour director, good bus driver, good city tour guider

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Wonderful tour director, good bus driver, good city tour guider

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Flight & Transport Inclusions

Roundtrip air to/from trip start & all internal transport

Group Size

Private - your group only

Accommodations

  • Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens., Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre.
  • Costa Grand Resort & Spa, Santorini. , Orama Hotel & Spa, Santorini.
  • De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini., Orama Hotel & Spa, Santorini.
  • Porto Mykonos., Dorion Hotel, Mykonos.

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