DAY 1: ATHENS / SANTORINI
Arrival in Athens. Connecting flight to Santorini island. Upon arrival, you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 2: SANTORINI, SEMI-PRIVATE CATAMARAN SUNSET CRUISE
Morning free to explore the island. In the afternoon join the 5 hour semi-private catamaran sunset cruise along the caldera. Whilst taking in the striking landscape of the Santorinian sunset you can also enjoy swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling in private bays like the famous volcanic hot springs. Satisfy your appetite with famous Greek dishes, enjoy a rich barbecue on board, with fresh seafood and taste not only our culinary skills but also the history of Santorini which will amaze you and the cultural diversity which will intrigue you.
DAY 3: SANTORINI
Free day in Santorini to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world. Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange. The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion.
DAY 4: SANTORINI / NAXOS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferry to Naxos island. Upon arrival in Naxos, you will be transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 5: NAXOS HALF DAY PRIVATE COOKING EXPERIENCE
The Naxian Cooking Experience offers a great opportunity learn the secrets of the exceptional local cuisine. This excursion begins from Naxos town and starts with a visit the Melanes region of the island. This area was very important during antiquity, and it is here that you will find an 11 kilometers aqueduct – a major engineering accomplishment of the time. Enjoy a leisurely walk to an ancient marble quarry. Here lies the impressive statue of the Greek Kouros in a green garden full of flowers.
Your next stop will be the village of Galini. Here you will enter the kitchen of Mrs Voula, a local woman who is happy to share her cooking knowledge. Using Naxian products and traditional cooking methods, learn to create a special local recipe.
DAY 6: NAXOS AT LEISURE
Naxos features especially fertile soil and produces enormous crops of both olives and grapes, and its very own Naxian wine. With charming mountain villages, superb beaches and endless Greek sunshine, it is easy to see why the island has become so popular. The island has plenty to see and do: the highest mountains in the Cyclades, intriguing fertile central valleys, a spectacular north coast and long, marvelously sandy beaches in the southwest.
DAY 7: NAXOS / ATHENS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferry ride to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens port, you will be transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 8: ATHENS GUIDED SMALL GROUP TOUR
The complete ancient Athens experience! Dive into the marvelous world of Ancient Athens with a full day tour at all the must-visit sights. Uncover stories from the Greek mythology throughout the visit of the magical Acropolis and 2 more landmarks in the city. Continue with a unique Acropolis museum tour that explores the private and public lives of ancient Athenians by decoding the hidden messages within the artifacts they left behind!
DAY 9: ATHENS / AIRPORT
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport. END OF SERVICES