Somewhere New

Greece: Athens and Island Hopping

£529 (per person)

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£529 (per person)

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Breath-taking classical architecture on the mainland. Then island hopping for white sand, bright blue waters and epic nights out! Explore the acropolis, hike the trails of Santorini and splash in the beaches of Ios. Sun filled days and fun filled nights make Greece the perfect paradise for you and all your mates.

What’s Included?

Round trip ferries between mainland Greece, Santorini and Ios, seven nights accommodation, full time tour manager, city tour of Athens including the Acropolis, Santorin island tour including cliff top villages, Ios beaches and nightlife. (flights not included)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day

Fly into Athens and meet your guide at your accommodation in Athens. We are staying just minutes from Monastiraki. At 3pm, your guide will introduce you to this area of Athens with its bustling market, souvenirs, cafes and street food. You will also see the Ancient Agora and the Tower of the Winds! After this intro to Athens, you will be ready to explore the city centre on your own and experience the nightlife!

Day 2: Athens: Acropolis and Walking Tour

See all the major sites of Athens, including a visit to the Acropolis and the world famous Parthenon temple dedicated to the goddess Athena! A trip through the Golden Age of Greece we also see the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis Museum. You will also see the Greek National Parliament and the 1896 Olympic Stadium, the stage of the first modern Olympiad.

Day 3: Travel to Santorini by ferry – afternoon/evening in Santorini

Today we will be travelling by ferry (7-8 hours) to Santorini, the picture perfect postcard Greek Island known for the blue and white villages that cling to the islands cliffs. This volcanic island is the top on the list to be the lost city of Atlantis! We stay in Fira, the island’s capital city, whose terraces are packed with bars and restaurants where you will get an exceptional view of the islands famous sunsets!

Day 4: Day tour of Santorini

This is your chance to explore the whole island including its highest peaks and its sdandy beaches with a local guide who really loves their island (who wouldn’t?!) First we visit Firostefani Village with its famous church, before travelling to the most beautiful village of the island Oia! From there it’s the black sandy beaches of Perissa and Perivolos and the Minoan village of Akrotiri. We end at a winery to taste the local tipple.

Day 5: Free Day on Santorini

A chance to explore on your own. Hang out on the beach, do some shopping, and maybe even get a fish pedicure! You can explore the island by foot or if you are feeling more adventurous rent a scooter or ATV to explore. Your tour manager is there to help you make the most of your time!

Day 6: The Greek Island of Ios

This morning we travel to Ios an island reknown for its beaches and its nightlife! From the beautiful village of Chora (here you will find Homer’s tomb!) to the beaches of Mylopotas, Manganari, Psathi and Valmas, this secluded island relaxes in the day and comes to life at night! The tour includes an afternoon boat and snorkeling adventure at Mylopotas. Return to you accommodation before an epic night out at the bars and clubs that have made Ios legendary.

Day 7

Wake up at your leisure and enjoy a free morning in Ios. In the afternoon, we board our ferry to take us back to the mainland and Athens. After checking in you have one more night of your Greek adventure!

Day 8

Depart from Athens for your individual flights back!

Please note:Flights are not included in this trip.

N.B. Somewhere New reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary according to availability. This is a sample itinerary only–for full trip details, please refer to your tour confirmation.

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