Greek Island Hopper

Start: Athens Finish: Athens

Visiting: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos


Duration: 9 Nights

Tour Operator: Insight Vacations


Prices From: $3855 $3662

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Tour Overview

A sun worshipper’s paradise, you’ve made it to Greece. Delve into the unique history of this ancient country as you make your way around its beautiful islands via land and sea. Capture the beauty of Santorini’s Cycladic houses, the warmth of Mykonos’ locals and the legendary charm of Athens’ ancient relics. Topped off with a selection of scrumptious Greek delicacies along the way, this bright trip is one to be savoured.

Highlights

  • iconMykonos: Explore Mykonos Town with a Local Expert and wander the beautiful blue and white streets.
  • iconSantorini: Learn from a local geology expert how the Santorini caldera, one of Earth’s natural wonders, was formed 3,500 years ago.
  • iconSantorini: 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.
  • iconDining Summary: 9 Breakfast (B), 2 Dinner with Wine (DW)
  • iconMykonos: Meet a Greek captain who will take you on a south caique cruise of Mykonos.
  • iconMykonos: Learn about traditional Mykonian cuisine as you taste some of the local delicacies.
  • iconAthens: Get to know your fellow travelers over a delightful Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • iconAthens: Toast the culmination of your vacation with a lively Celebration Dinner in true Greek style at a local restaurant.
  • iconAthens: Soak in the last views of paradise as you ride the ferry back to Athens.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: Welcome to Athens

Location: Athens

Accommodation: Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre, Athens.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

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.(Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 2: Athens Sightseeing

Location: Athens

Accommodation: Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre, Athens.

Meals: Breakfast

Your Local Expert will show you the incredible sights of Athens including the Acropolis and the Parthenon. The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of Athens’ classical spirit and civilization. They form the greatest architectural and artistic complex bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world. In the afternoon, enjoy time at leisure.(Breakfast)

icon Day 3: Depart for Santorini

Location: Athens, Santorini

Accommodation: Costa Grand Resort & Spa/De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the port for the 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 its pool? In the evening join your fellow travellers for a cooling cocktail as you watch the famous spectacular caldera as the sun sets over the Aegean Sea.(Breakfast)

icon Day 4: Santorini

Location: Santorini

Accommodation: Costa Grand Resort & Spa/De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Meals: Breakfast

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 for a swim at Ammoudi Bay, to the Santorini Wine Museum or ask your Travel Director for some restaurant recommendations?(Breakfast)

icon Day 5: Santorini

Location: Santorini

Accommodation: Costa Grand Resort & Spa/De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini.

Meals: Breakfast

With a day at leisure, why not take the opportunity to visit the site of Akrotiri; an ancient city covered by the volcano ash and uncovered in 1967. If shopping is your thing, spend your time walking the white walled alleyways browsing the many shops and taking in the breath-taking views of the caldera.(Breakfast)

icon Day 6: Mykonos Sightseeing

Location: Santorini, Mykonos

Accommodation: Rhenia Mykonos Hotel/Porto Mykonos Hotel, Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast

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 that make up the island. Later, make a welcoming stop to taste a selection of local delicacies and learn the secrets of Mykonian Cuisine.(Breakfast)

icon Day 7: Mykonos at Leisure

Location: Mykonos

Accommodation: Rhenia Mykonos Hotel/Porto Mykonos Hotel, Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast

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 including the famous windmills, the Matoyinnia Alleys and of course little Venice? 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.(Breakfast)

icon Day 8: Mykonos

Location: Mykonos

Accommodation: Rhenia Mykonos Hotel/Porto Mykonos Hotel, Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast

Meet a Greek captain on a wonderful cruise to the stunning, world-famous south coast beaches of Mykonos, where you can sit back and relax as you enjoy the weather and coastal views.(Breakfast)

icon Day 9: Depart Mykonos

Location: Mykonos, Athens

Accommodation: Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre, Athens.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

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.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 10: Depart Athens

Location: Athens

Meals: Breakfast

Bid farewell to Athens. Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport.(Breakfast)

What's Included

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    Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)

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    Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations

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    We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door

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    Ferry schedules and the availability of high-speed ferries may be affected by adverse weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances

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    Transportation on the islands is by air-conditioned coach or luxury minibus

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    Porterage is not available on ferries

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    On departures with 10 or more guests, travel between islands is fully escorted

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    From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination

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    Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency

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    Your stay on the islands is locally hosted

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    We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels

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    Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas

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    On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary

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    High-speed ferry transfers from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Insight Vacations requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately

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    Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

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    Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

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    Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

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    Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

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Sunday Jun 27, 2021

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22

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Sunday Jul 04, 2021

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24

$4205.00

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Sunday Aug 15, 2021

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7

$4205.00

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Sunday Sep 12, 2021

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22

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Sunday Sep 19, 2021

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21

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Sunday Sep 26, 2021

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21

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