Greece and Italy tours

Best of Italy and Greece - 14 day tour
Available every Sunday.

We can customize this program and add more sites in Italy or Greece, or book extra nights in Rome or Athens.

Program:

- Sunday - Day 1 - Arrival in Rome
BENVENUTO! Welcome to Italy!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing
about your tour, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Rome on your own. Overnight in Rome -

- Monday - Day 2 - Rome - (B)
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for your comprehensive tour to visit the Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel the home of Michelangelo's the Last Judgment.
After that, we will continue on to visit St.
Peters Square and Basilica, and will also visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum.
Overnight in Rome -

- Tuesday - Day 3 – Rome – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day walking tour to public markets and cooking lesson – more info >>>>>
Overnight in Rome.

- Wednesday - Day 4 - Rome to Florence - (B)
In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to Train station and depart from Rome on a 1-hour 30-minute train ride to Florence.
Upon arrival, you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
Enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
NOTE: optional Afternoon tour to Pisa and Leaning tower is available - contact us if interested.
Overnight in Florence.

- Thursday - Day 5 - Florence - (B)
Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up with your guide and enjoy rest of the touring Florence
Start with the Panoramic tour and get a good knowledge and view of Florence
Then walking tour of the Historic center Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio
Visit Uffizi Gallery ( Skip the line tickets )
Florence is famous for its history. Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been called the Athens of the Middle Age.
It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments.
Enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Florence.

- Friday - Day 6 - Florence to Venice- (B)
In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to train station and depart from Florence on a 2-hour 30-minute train ride to Venice.
Upon arrival, you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
After check in, enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Venice.

- Saturday - Day 7 – Exploring Venice – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel
Enjoy a full day tour of Venice.
See the best of Venice in a day on a combo tour that caps a guided walk with a cruise along the bustling Grand Canal.
Hear the history of St Mark's Square and Rialto Bridge from a local guide, and visit St Mark's Basilica with a skip-the-line ticket to beat the long admission lines. Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice's backstreets and charming canals, and then finish on a high note: a water taxi cruise on the Grand Canal. Highlights Three-hour combination walking and boat tour of Venice Enjoy a two-hour walking tour including the famous monuments of St Mark's square, such as Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace) Gain skip-the-line entry to St Mark's Basilica See Campo Santa Maria Formosa, the home of Marco Polo and the Rialto Bridge Explore small back streets, narrow passageways and piazzas as you learn about historical Venice from your guide Relax while cruising along the Grand Canal as well as minor canals aboard a water taxi for one hour
After the tour enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Venice.

- Sunday - Day 8 - Departure from Venice to Athens - (B)
Per your flight departure time, we will provide a transfer to Venice Airport and put you on a flight to Athens.
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KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing about your tour, you will have the
afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own.
Overnight in Athens.

- Monday - Day 9 - Athens - (B)
After breakfast around 8:30 AM, we will meet you at your hotel for your guided tour of Athens.
You will explore Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathinaiko Stadium (where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896).
After that, we will drive by the Prime's Minister's residence, the Royal Palace, (guarded by colorful Evzones), Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and the impressive Russian Orthodox Church.

At the ACROPOLIS, you will visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion and the Museum of the Acropolis.
In the early afternoon, we will provide a transfer to your hotel, or we can also drop you off at the Plaka so you can wander and explore. Overnight in Athens.

- Tuesday - Day 10 - Athens to Mykonos- (B)
Very early in the morning, we will transfer you from your hotel to Piraeus ferry port and put you on a fast ferry to Mykonos Island.
After arrival, we will meet you at the harbor and provide a transfer to your hotel, after check-in the hotel
you will have a full free day to relax and or explore the Island.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Wednesday - Day 11 - Free day to Explore Mykonos - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel; today is free for you to explore Mykonos on your own.

Optional tour to Delos is available at your request.

Located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands, thanks to its beaches with crystal-clear water, windmills, charming waterfront buildings, stunning archeological sites and excellent nightlife. Archaeological records here indicate that the Ionians settled Mykonos in the early part of the 11th century BC; more recent discoveries have uncovered ruins in Ftelia beach from the Neolithic-era Kares tribe dating back to 3,000 BC.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Thursday - Day 12 - Mykonos to Santorini - (B)
In the morning, we will provide a transfer to Mykonos ferry port for a ferry to Santorini Island. After arrival, you will check-in at your hotel.
After check-in, you will have a free day to relax and explore on your own.

In the early evening, meet up with your English speaking driver and enjoy a 2-hours introductory tour of the Island.
Enjoy a good panoramic tour of the island from different angles and visit small some of the villages and get a good knowledge of the island from your friendly driver.

* Santorini is one of those iconic places that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn is a photo opportunity. Essentially, the island is what remains of an enormous volcanic eruption, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island. The aftermath of the explosion created what you see today, a caldera. All of the whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim, while the deep blue Aegean Sea wraps around the geological masterpiece, hundreds of feet below. Its spectacular physical beauty, along with its lively nightlife, your Santorini visit will be unforgettable.
Overnight in Santorini.

- Friday - Day 13 - Exploring Santorini - (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a boat trip to Volcano
11:00 am Meet up at the Athinios Harbor, depart on scenic sail to Volcano,
Upon arrival have free time to explore and hike to the top of the volcano and have glance on the active parts, lots of amazing photo opportunities of the volcano and from Volcano to the different angles of Magnificent Santorini Island.
Get back to the boat for a short sail to hot Springs (Palea Kameni ) Enjoy swimming, then onto Thirassia where you can eat, relax or swim and visit the traditional village of Manola.
After that, sail to back to the Island and enjoy a quick stop at Armeni, then back to Athinios port.
Tour finish time will be around 17:30 pm
Enjoy rest of the day and evening at leisure
Overnight in Santorini.

- Saturday - Day 14 - Santorini to Athens - (B)
After breakfast, we will provide a transfer to Santorini Airport (around 11:30 AM) for your 50-minute flight to Athens. Arriving in Athens will be the end of this program.

Total cost : __ per person in double ____ ; for single supplement - contact us for rates

Includes
* Centrally-located, distinctive hotels (with breakfast)
* All train station, airport & ferry port transfers
* All guided tours in Italy & Greece
* Train tickets from Rome to Florence
* Train tickets from Florence to Venice
* Flight tickets from Venice to Athens
* Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos
* Ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini
* Domestic flight tickets from Santorini to Athens
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* International airfare to Rome and out of Athens (to your next destinations) - ( Assistance available upon request )
* optional tours listed on the program - ( Assistance available upon request )
* Travel insurance ( Assistance available upon request )


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