Highlights of Greece and Italy in 10 days

Exploring most popular and must see sites of Greece and Italy in flexible 10 days time


  • 4 Days in Greece - Covering Athens and Santorini Islands
  • 6 Days in Italy - Rome and Venice


  • Including

* Centrally located hotels - 4 star and similar

* All the guided tour mentioned on the program below

* All the transfers by comfortable vehicles

* All flight tickets and ferry tickets are included

* Skip the line admissions to the sites

* Available for customization,  add more days, islands and cities
  to the program

* Available all year around

* During the day tours, always small groups 8 guests or less per group, (private options available)

Daily tour program


- Sunday - Day 1 - Arrival in Athens -

KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.
After checking into your hotel, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own.

Overnight in Athens.


- Monday  - Day 2 - Athens - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up at the lobby of your hotel ( meeting time to be determined)

Will start with a panoramic driving tour of Athens, and then a walking tour, going inside the Acropolis, Parthenon, and other important ancient sites and monuments, The last place of the tour will be the new Acropolis Museum where you will see the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis and every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece.

After the tour,  we can take you back to your hotel

or we can drop you at the Plaka district if you like to wander and explore at your own pace.

Overnight in Athens.

After the tour,  we can take you back to your hotel

or we can drop you at the Plaka district if you like to wander and explore at your own pace.

Overnight in Athens.


- Tuesday - Day 3 - Athens to Santorini Island - - (B)

Very early in the morning, meet up at the lobby of  the hotel and drive to Piraeus ferry port.
Depart from Athens on a Scenic ferry ride to Santorini Island.
Scenic ferry ride through the Cyclades Islands, opportunity to see some of the islands from the ferry.

After arrival, you will check-in at your hotel.

and, rest of the day at leisure.

In the early afternoon, meet up with your English-speaking driver and enjoy a 2-hour introductory tour of the Island.

Enjoy a good panoramic tour of the island from different angles, visit small villages and get a good knowledge of the island from your friendly driver.

Overnight in Santorini.


- Wednesday - Day 4 - Exploring Santorini - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a boat trip to the Volcano

am Meet up at the lobby of the hotel and drive down to the  Athinios Harbor, then set sail on a scenic sail to Volcano.

Free time to explore and hike to the top of the volcano and have a glance at the active parts, lots of fantastic photo opportunities

Get back to the boat for a short sail to hot Springs where you can enjoy swimming.

After that, sail to back to the Island and enjoy a quick stop at Armeni, then back to Athinios port.

The tour finish time will be around 17:30 pm.
Enjoy the rest of the day and evening at leisure

Overnight in Santorini.


- Thursday - Day 5 - Santorini to Rome - (B)

Meet up at the lobby, transfer to Santorini Airport
>>>>>> Short Flight to Rome >>>>

BENVENUTO! Welcome to Italy!

Meet up at the airport then transfer you to your hotel. After check-in, rest of day at leisure.

Overnight in Rome.

- Friday - Day 6 - 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 Last Judgment.

After that, we will continue to visit St. Peters Square and Basilica, and will also visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum.

Overnight in Rome -


- Saturday - Day 7 – Rome – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.

Optional full-day tour to Pompeii sites available,  contact us if interested >>>>>

Overnight in Rome.


- Sunday - Day 8 - Rome to Venice - (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to the Train station and depart from Rome on a train to Venice

Upon arrival, you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.

After check-in, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Venice.


- Saturday - Day 9 – Exploring Venice – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Enjoy an flexible 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,
Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice’s backstreet and charming canals, and then finish
on a high note: a water taxi cruise on the Grand Canal.

After the tour, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Venice.


- Sunday - Day 10 - Departure from Venice - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel, met up at the hotel and transfer to Venice Airport.

Program ends

Total cost:  $________________


Rates are subject to change depending on travel seasons,

Please contact us with your travel dates to get an accurate quote.


Price includes

* All hotels (Superior class centrally located hotels)

* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles

* Flight tickets from Athens to Santorini

* Flight tickets from Santorini to Rome

* Train tickets from Rome to Venice

* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)

* English-speaking tour guides

* Admission to sites during the tours

* All taxes and service charges



* Optional tours in Rome.

* International flight tickets to Athens, then from Venice to your next destination

* Optional travel insurance

* Tips

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


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