- OVERVIEW & HIGHLIGHTS
|D1||Athens||Arrival in Athens / Athens Treasure Hunt|
|D2||Chania||Acropolis & Food Tour Private combo|
|D3||Chania||The Exotic Tour of Elafonissi Beach|
|D4||Chania||Chania Old Town History & Tasting Tour|
|D5||Santorini||Travel from Chania to Santorini|
|D6||Santorini||Santorini Hidden Villages & Pottery Workshop|
|D7||Santorini||Exclusive Sunset Caldera Cruise|
Marvel the impressive Acropolis and learn all about Greek gastronomy
Visit The Exotic Elafonissi Beach
Create a piece of art in a Pottery Workshop
Witness one of the most famous Sunsets while on an exclusive cruise
Athens Airport to Hotel
Upon arrival, your driver will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign with your name on it. You will be transferred to your hotel.
Afternoon – Athens Treasure Hunt
You will be introduced to the ancient city of Athens in the most fun and interactive way! Following the directions of your expert game moderator, and for the next 4 hours, you will have the chance to familiarize yourself with Athens by solving a mystery.
Each tricky riddle you answer, each brain teaser you figure out and each challenging logic puzzle you solve will take you one step closer to your end goal. There is no better way to learn about Greek culture, than from the actual locals. Enter local shops and taste the famous Greek coffee that is boiled rather than brewed. Have the most perfect refreshing treat for a warm day downtown, mouth-watering ice cream, and a traditional koulouri that is a bread ring with crispy crusts generously covered with sesame seeds. Don’t let your guard down, as tips and cues may be all over!
While on the go, pass by historic landmarks in the center of Athens and find out about the enchanting legends that surround them. The history and geography of the city are attributed to mythical events that had the power of real stories.
Congratulations! You have successfully worked as a team and figured out how to solve the mystery and you will be rewarded! Ask your guide on how to continue your day, as we are sure that your adrenaline will be pumping and you will be full of energy!
Morning – Acropolis & Flavors Private Combo Tour
A perfect tour to get a true feel of Athens! Ascend to the top of the sacred rock of the Acropolis to be confronted by one of the world’s most important structures in history, the Parthenon.
Once there you will enjoy a guided tour which will reveal the magnitude and the rich heritage of Athens and the cultural achievements of the Greek civilization of the Golden Age.
After visiting Acropolis, get ready for a 3-hour food tour that will truly make you feel like an Athenian! Sense the intriguing Greek cuisine and local food culture through an experiential food tour in the heart of the bustling capital of Greece. Wander through authentic corners of the city and visit a number of dedicated artisans that have perfected their recipes over the decades, specialized food stores sourcing the best products from all over Greece as well as the vibrant central food market.
Private Transfer Athens Hotel to Airport
The pick-up time for your transfer will be advised at your hotel. Your driver will deliver you to Athens Airport.
Domestic Flight to Chania
Private Transfer Chania Airport to Hotel
Upon arrival, your driver will be awaiting you at the arrival gate with a sign with your name on it, you will be transferred to your hotel.
The Exotic Tour of Elafonissi Beach
In the southwestern part of the island one of the most beautiful and famous beaches in Greece is to be found. Elafonisi is a small island so close to the beach that one can actually walk there from the beach… The crystal clear turquoise shallow waters in combination with the thin white and coral-red sand create a landscape of unparalleled beauty!
The route to Elafonisi won’t leave you disappointed. We pick you up with our bus and our escort from your hotel or a location in its vicinity. Driving through small traditional villages and crossing the Topolian gorge longwise we reach our first stop… the cave of Agia Sofia, a cave with stalactites, stalagmites and a small chapel at its entrance.
Our next destination is…. Elafonisi! After reaching Elafonisi you are free to relax on the beach and enjoy the lovely scenery surrounding you. We stay on the beach for three hours. On our way back we make a stop at the village Elos, where you get the chance to dine in the traditional tavern and try Cretan dishes (optional). Some time later we head back to your base… our trip has come to its end… we hope that you have enjoyed it!
Chania Old Town History & Tasting Private Tour
This tour connects you with the city’s essence, which is made complete by delicious food and warm, outgoing people. Join our knowledgeable guide to this mouthwatering walk around Chania’s historical district that combines a stroll through its most important sites and visits to authentic and colorful food shops and eateries.
We will get a glimpse into the past and living history of Chania, architecture and lifestyle as we walk the town, while exploring Crete’s flavors and aromas. We will speak with the people behind the scenes and taste local culinary delights, such as the syrupy “loukoumades”, traditional “bougatsa” pie, rusks, cheese, olives, herbs & spices. An easy walking pace is followed with resting stops that make the tour suitable for all fitness levels.
Private Transfers & Hydrofoil boat from Heraklion to Santorini
Your driver will pick you up from your Chania hotel and transfer you to Heraklion Port. The drive is 2 hours.
After 2-hours on the boat you will find yourselves on the magical island of Santorini!
Upon arrival, your driver will be waiting you with a sign with your name on it. You will be transferred to your hotel.
Santorini Hidden Villages & Pottery Workshop Private Tour
Experience the absolute splendor of Santorini while strolling through some of the most scenic and quiet villages on the island. Walk alongside beautiful mansions, explore quaint rural houses and discover the charm of Santorini’s abandoned neighborhoods. Your local guide will take you to the countryside where you will get to meet locals still living there, and learn about professions and crafts that no longer exist. Discover amazing cave houses and capture the essence of Santorini as it used to be, before being wrecked by a massive earthquake. Enjoy a trip back in time, and let the aura of Santorini’s villages enhance your senses.
After exploring the hidden gems of Santorini, you will have the opportunity to feel like an ancient artist during a fun pottery workshop.
Enter a ceramic studio and work with the artists in creating your own ceramic objects. There is clay, paints, brushes; all you need to do is express your creativity, roll up your sleeves, and dive into the creative process!
Exclusive Sunset Caldera Cruise
It must seem hard for someone to imagine admiring the magnificent sunset that Santorini offers without the crowds. Not for you though, as you will embark on an Exclusive Sunset Caldera Cruise and have the unique opportunity to view the sunset with your loved ones from the comfort of your private luxury catamaran.
Your private luxury transfer will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to Vlychada port where you will embark on your private luxury catamaran. The captain and crew will greet you on board with a welcome drink and inform you of all the measures they have taken to ensure your safety. It’s time to start sailing! You will start your cruise by passing by the Red and White Beaches and stopping at Black Mountain for your very first dip! Dive into the crystal-clear waters and ask the crew to throw you the snorkeling equipment as you definitely should explore the seafloor. Pass by the Lighthouse south of the Caldera and reach the Hot Springs. Time for the second dip of the day! How hot are the Hot Springs?? We’ll leave that up to you to find out. Have an amazing dinner at Thirassia Island. Enjoy a variety of seafood, meat, and vegetarian Greek dishes, all cooked and served on board. Fun Fact: Thirassia island is one of the five islands that were created from the explosion of the volcano of Strongili in 1.600 BC. Now, heading toward Ammoudi port please take out your cameras and feast your eyes on Oia and the most colorful and romantic sunset you’ve ever seen. As the sun slowly dips into the sea creating a scenery straight out of a painting, admire another picture-perfect town, Fira. Finally, the catamaran will be anchored at Ammoudi port where your private luxury transfer will be waiting to pick you up to take you to your accommodation.
Today, you will have to say goodbye to beautiful Greece. Your driver will pick you up and transfer you to Santorini Airport where you will take the domestic flight back to Athens. Once arriving at Athens Airport, check-in to your international flight and depart Greece.