7 Days Athens – Mykonos – Santorini

This tour is designed for travelers with eclectic taste, seeking a leisure and luxury trip combining History, Culture & Relaxation.

 

Indulge in an amazing getaway to the Greek Islands and the mesmerizing Aegean Sea including a stay in Athens. Discover cosmopolitan Mykonos and breathtaking Santorini top destination in the world while letting yourself get pampered in exclusive hotels and personalized service catering to your requirements.

 

 

Venture's Highlights

 

• Stress free vacations – balanced pace between activities and relaxation

• Private Athens tour with professional guide and driver

• Enjoy Mykonos luxury accommodations and cosmopolitan lifestyle

• Private tour on Delos’ historical treasures

• Enjoy stylish accommodations at Santorini with amazing caldera views from your room’s terrace

• Indulge in sophisticated dinning suggestions

• Private tour of Santorini’s prehistoric past before the eruption of the volcano

• Relax and enjoy a sunset sail at the magical caldera of Santorini

Day 1

Welcome to Athens!

Upon arrival at the Athens airport meet our Inspiration Ventures representative who will assist you with your luggage and take care of your transfer toyour luxury city hotel in Athens. The rest of the day will be at leisure to readjust after the flight and enjoy your hotel’s swimming pool with Acropolis view. You can consult your personal Inspiration Ventures assistant for practical hints and recommendations regarding your first day of your vacations.Overnight Athens

Day 2

The Acropolis & the New Museum

After a delicious breakfast, your personal professional tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel, while your private Mercedes vehicle with your driver will be awaiting outside to depart for an outstanding Athens tour. First thing in the morning, to avoid the heat and the crowds, we’ll visit the landmark of the city, the iconic Acropolis. Our expert licensed guide will bring history to life by immersing you in the magic of Classical Greece and the foundations of our Western Cultureembodiedin this amazing historic site.Following the discovery of the unique monuments of the Acropolis, the tour will continue with the New Acropolis Museum, which according to scholars is listed among the top 10 museums of the world. In this modern temple of ancient Greek art, you will have the chance to enjoy from a closer look the marble decoration of the Acropolis monuments and learn more about their controversial story related to Lord Elgin and the Greek pieces hosted today in the British Museum.After an intellectually intriguing morning related to the glorious past of the city, your private expert guide will have the pleasure to take you around the modern city of Athens and discuss current reality of the country. First, walking through the picturesque Plaka area and then driving around the city. The city drive will include stops at the major highlights of modern Athens such as the Parliament and the Panathinaic stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. After having lunch either at a local restaurant or a fancy snack place at Kolonaki area –the most elegant residential district of Athens, the last stop of the day will be at Lycabettus Hill, the highest point of Athens that offers a panoramic view of the city.After the tour, later in the afternoon, meet with your driver for your private transfer to the Athens airport for your flight to Mykonos. Upon arrival to the island, you will be greeted by our local Inspiration Ventures representative and transferred to your stylish elegant hotel at Mykonos. Overnight Mykonos 

Day 3

Mykonos

Take the day at your leisure or enjoy an optional tour to the neighbouring island of Delos, where according to mythology Apollo,the God of light and harmony, was born.Our local Inspiration Ventures assistant will escort you to Mykonos harbor, where you willmeet you private professional local expert guide and sail on a small boat across to the islet of Delos, which is today uninhabited. Delos is the largest archaeological site in Greece and one of the top ancient sites in the Mediterranean Sea. In 1990, UNESCO inscribed Delos on the World Heritage List, citing it as the "exceptionally extensive and rich" archaeological site which "conveys the image of a great cosmopolitan Mediterranean port”. Upon arrival your private guide will take the opportunity to paint the picture of Delos and its glorious past. Together you will explore the remains of the Temple of Apollo, walk down the Lion Street, enter the remarkable museum, enjoy the old city and the theatre,which according to the latest research is considered to be the sunniest spot of the Meditteranean!A visit on Delos can take from 1 ½ -3h, and it can be adjusted depending on guests’ interest.Upon arrival at Mykonos harbor, transfer back to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the blue waters and the cosmopolitan nightlife of the island. Overnight Mykonos

Day 4

Mykonos, Santorini

After breakfast, meet your transfer in the hotel lobby and drive to the port of Mykonos to board the hydrofoil for a three hour ride to Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini, you will be greeted at the port by your private driver and taken to your ultimate luxury lodge. Enjoy your afternoon and evening at your leisure taking in the spectacular views of the caldera and the stunning colors of the sunset. Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous outstanding restaurants and taste wine from one of the local wineries. YourInspiration Ventures Travel Consultantwill have provided you ahead of time a list withour favorite suggested restaurants in Santorini.Overnight Santorini 

Day 5

Santorini

Explore the island on your own in the morning, or just relax and enjoy the breathtaking views and high end services provided in your delightfulresidency. In the afternoon, join optionally a Semi-Private Sunset Catamaran Cruise. Explore the most beautiful parts of Santorini whilst sailing past the Caldera from where you have the chance to gazethe entire island from afar and admire the rock formations of our coastline, touring past the volcano.Dine luxuriously, with our mouth-watering on board barbecue, with fresh meat and seafood from the local farmers and fishermen accompanied with Greek salads, deserts and wines -all locally produced. This cruise presents amazing photographic and swimming off the boat opportunities.Whilst basking in the sunlight or watching the fantastic colors of our world known sunset upon the Aegean landscape, you will have the chance to appreciate moments of digital detox, relax and enjoy chilled wine from our local wineries.Overnight Santorini

Day 6

Santorini

Take the day at leisure or discover with a private tourthe pre-historic past of Santorini. Visit the Prehistoric Museum and the famous pre –historic settlement of Akrotiri, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Acrotiri is city that has remained alive for 3.500 years beneath the lava and is able to tell its story to today’s visitors. With the expertise of our Insiration Ventures licensed guide, a visit to Akrotiriisthe best way to witness the unique connection of the island of Santorini with the volcanic eruption.Remainder of the day at your leisure to enjoy the marvelous setting, indulge in the luxury of your elegantlodge and enjoy the local Mediterranean delicacies.Overnight Santorini 

Day 7

Departure

After breakfast meet your transfer in the hotel lobby for the Santorini airport where you will board your flight to Athens International Airport. Flights will be scheduled to meet your flight back home.
Prices for our Exclusive Ventures start from 265 € per day per person.

For the Authentic Blue Gateway Trip prices start from 3,100 € per person,

excluding international air fare.

 

Athens stay

GRANDE BRETTAGNE HOTEL

With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded 5 star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens' mythical history.Situated right in the heart of the city since 1874, the landmark hotel is within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district.

Mykonos stay

MYKONOS BLU HOTEL

Mykonos Blu, Grecotel Exclusive Resort boasts a spa, a 2-level infinity pool and luxurious sea-view accommodation. It stands on its private part of Psarou beach, offering free beach sun beds.Aegean Poets serves a la carte lunch and dinner with seafood specialities. Poolside lunches and drinks are available at the L’Archipelbrasserie. Delos Lounge Bar is ideal for an after-dinner drink.Mykonos Airport is 4 km from the resort. The town of Mykonos is a 5-minute drive away.

Santorini stay

CANAVES OIA SUITES

On the northwest tip of Santorini, CanavesOiaSuites welcomes guests in world of exquisite charm and indulgence. Part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World ™, these elegantly classic luxury properties in OiaSantorini, offer upscale services and unique experiences in three sections of accommodation: Located on one of the highest points of Santorini, CanavesOia Suites emit the brightness of Santorinian architecture in a warm minimal ambience and unrivalled luxury through spacious, chic interiors and private plunge pools on every balcony. Renowned for offering exquisite fine dining in the utterly romantic gourmet restaurant, CanavesOiaSantorini beckons guests to live memorable, once in a lifetime experiences in Santorini.

Travel tips

  • For touring in Athens we suggest comfortable, casual clothes and good walking shoes for visiting the sites. Hats, sunscreen and a bottle of water are suggested during summer months.
  • Big bags and backpacks are not allowed in most sites & Museums. They are usually kept at the entrance and returned to you after the visit.
  • Remember to bring along your cameras. You will have great photo moments.  Please note that in Museums and Sites it is not allowed to pose by a statue for a picture.
  • Please remember not to leave your bags, cameras or any personal item unattended.
  • Consider about 2 miles walking during the day, which includes city walking but also uneven ground while visiting sites, uphill Acropolis climb, steps and cobblestone streets.  
  • Good physical condition is important. Wheelchairs cannot be accommodated.  
 

 

 

 

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