Wed., Sep. 29 | Athens

Island Discovery GREECE

Explore Greece's most popular and iconic islands and take in the fascinating history, vibrant culture and charm on this 12-day tour.
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Island Discovery GREECE

Time & Location

Sep. 29, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – Oct. 10, 2021, 11:00 p.m.
Athens, Athens, Greece

About the event

EDM DEPARTURES:

SEP 29-OCT 10 $2880 BASED ON DBL OCC

CALGARY DEPARTURES

SEP 29-OCT 10 $3030 BASED ON DBL OCC

Deposit due per person $500

Explore Greece's most popular and iconic islands and take in the fascinating history, vibrant culture and charm on this 12-day tour. Begin your trip in Athens, Greece's bustling capital city, before taking off for Mykonos, Paros and Santorini. Discover the special character of each of these beautiful islands as you explore historical monuments, fishing villages and lovely beaches.

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Athens
  • Local flight from Santorini to Athens
  • 10 nights of accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts
  • Airport and port transfers in Athens, Mykonos, Paros and Santorini
  • Fast ferry Athens to Mykonos; Paros to Santorini; Hydrofoil Mykonos to Paros
  • Porterage
  • 1 activity  included:
    • Half-day tour  to the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum
  • Earn Aeroplan®  points
Day 1 Depart Canada

Fly to Athens.

Day 2 Welcome to Athens

Upon arrival in Athens, transfer to your hotel and check in. Head out to explore the bustling capital of Greece at your own pace.

Day 3 Athens: Sightseeing

Discover Athens today via a half-day sightseeing tour that includes a visit to the awe-inspiring Acropolis.

Activity Included

  • The Acropolis      and the New Acropolis Museum: Alongside expert guides, head out to see      what makes Athens such a fascinating city. Stop by the Panathenaic Stadium      where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896, then continue on      to pass by the Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and more iconic      sites on your way to the Acropolis. Here, you’ll visit the architectural      masterpieces: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion      and finally the magnificent Parthenon. Finish the tour with a visit to      another Athens must-see, the incredible New Acropolis Museum.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4 Athens - Mykonos

After breakfast, transfer to the Athens port for your ferry to Mykonos. Transfer to your hotel and check in, then enjoy the rest of the day exploring Mykonos at your own pace.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Days 5 & 6 Mykonos: At Leisure

Spend the next two days on Mykonos, a cosmopolitan island popular with international travellers.

Optional Activities ($):

OUT & ABOUT: Stroll through villages filled with white houses, iconic windmills and chapels, or hit the beach and take a dip in the sea for some sun and relaxation. Check out the famous Church of Panagia Paraportiani, people-watch at a seaside café, or stroll through charming streets and hit the shops or sample delicious Greek cuisine.

Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 7 Mykonos - Paros

Today, travel to Paros via hydrofoil, transfer to your hotel and check in, and spend the rest of the day exploring this beautiful island.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 8 Paros: At Leisure

Discover Paros, with its picturesque villages, great beaches and authentic Greek feeling.

Optional Activities ($):

OUT & ABOUT: Head to the old port of Naoussa and see the impressive Venetian castle, or explore Parikia Town, the island's capital, known for its lush flowers, charming walkways and quaint shops. Settle in at any one of a number of seaside restaurants for fresh seafood and wine, and take in the island's beautiful sunset views.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 9 Paros - Santorini

After breakfast, take a fast ferry to Santorini, known for its unique and beautiful caldera. Transfer to your hotel and check in, and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Days 10 & 11 Santorini: At Leisure

Take the next two days to explore this magnificent volcanic island at your own pace.

Optional Activities ($):

OUT & ABOUT: Soak up the sun on beautiful beaches or visit picturesque villages. Check out the fabulous Perissa Beach for a day in the sun on a black-sand beach, or visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera in Fira ($), which hosts artifacts from the sites of Akrotiri and Ancient Thera. Don't miss Oia, where you can grab a cold drink as you take in the most incredible sunsets in Greece.

Meal(s): 2 breakfasts

Day 12 Santorini - Athens - Return to Canada

After breakfast, transfer to the Santorini airport for your connecting flight to Athens, where you will board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast

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