Best of Greece and Croatia  (in 2 weeks)

If this is your first trip to Greece and Croatia

then this 2 week program provides you with a taste of some of the best places Greece and Croatia have to offer.

 

Covering

 Highlights of Athens, visit the ancient sites and enjoy the local
culture and enjoy local tavernas in Plaka.

Visit Mykonos Island and enjoy your time on its nice beaches with
crystal-clear water, windmills, charming waterfront buildings, stunning archaeological sites and excellent nightlife.

Visit  Santorini Island then  enjoy walking through the streets and
admire whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim...
Enjoy a boat trip to Volcano and get lots of photo opportunities.
Panoramic driving and then walking tour of Dubrovnik
Enjoy a full day trip from Dubrovnik to Kotor, MonteNegro
From Split, go on a Diocletian Walking tour and visit the Trogir

Visit Blue Caves and Hvar on a day trip from Split

Daily tour program

 

- Day 1 - Arrival in Athens

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.

 

- Day 2 - 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.

 

- Day 3 - 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, enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Mykonos.

 

- Day 4 - 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.

Overnight in Mykonos.

 

- Day 5 - 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 2 hour 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.

Overnight in Santorini.

 

- Day 6 - 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.

 

- Day 7 - Santorini to Dubrovnik (via Athens) - (B)

After breakfast, we will provide a transfer to Santorini Airport and put you on a 50-minute flight to Athens.  Arriving in Athens,  change the flight and go on a another short flight up to Dubrovnik.
Arrival in Dubrovnik,  meet up with the driver, transfer to your hotel, After check in, enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

- Day 8 - Dubrovnik - (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Meet up with the guide and enjoy Panoramic driving and then walking tour of the city.

Drive to panorama sight (slopes of Srdj mountain),  get amazing views, lots of photo opportunities,  then return to old city and enjoy an introductory walking tour from your guide, Visit the The Assumption Cathedral, then transfer back to your hotel or you can continue enjoy rest day of the exploring Dubrovnik at your own pace.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

- Day 9 - Dubrovnik - (B)
- Breakfast at the hotel, free day at leisure. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

- Day 10 – Dubrovnik – Montenegro – Dubrovnik – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel  (meeting time will be informed by the local provider)
Meet up with the group and enjoy a full day tour to Kotor, Montenegro
Depart from Dubrovnik on an enjoyable scenic drive south,

Upon arrival enjoy exploring Kotor and medieval fishing villages,

Walls surrounding the city on the sea boasts attractive beaches and enjoy exploring more of
the med evil town.  After the tour return to Dubrovnik.
Overnight stay.

– Day 11 – Dubrovnik to Split - (B)
Breakfast at the hotel
meet up with the driver and depart from Dubrovnik on a scenic drive to Split

upon arrival,  check in enjoy rest of the day at rest and leisure.

Overnight in Split.

 

– Day 12 – Split – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the group and enjoy Diocletian Walking tour and the Trogir

Enjoy rest of the day at leisure

Overnight in Split.

 

– Day 13 – Split – Blue Caves - Hvar - Split - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the group and enjoy a full day tour to Blue Caves and Hvar.

Overnight in Split.

 

- Day 14 - Departure from Split - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel ---
3 hours prior to your flight departure we will provide a transfer to Split Airport.

Program ends

 

Total cost :   $__________________________
Contact us for price informations.


Includes
* Centrally located superior hotels.  (option to chose hotels you desire, ( extra fees may apply)

* All ferry port & airport transfers

* Guided tour of Athens ( admissions to the site is included )

* Panoramic driving tour of Santorini with stops

* Boat tour to the Volcano ( in Santorini )

* Admissions to the ancient sites

* Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos

* Ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini

* Flight tickets from Santorini to Athens then to Dubrovnik

* All taxes and service charges

 

Excludes
* International flight tickets to Athens and from Split to your next destination

* Optional tour to Delos in Mykonos ( 65.00 Euros, advance booking is required)

* Admissions to the Volcano ( 2 Euros, payable on the sights)
* Travel insurance ( assistance available is required)

We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements, all arrangements like add more days, include more ancients sites and more island tours.

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