Highlights

Planning your honeymoon in Greece? Consider our 12-day island-hopping tour through the Cyclades and Crete. Start in Athens, where you’ll explore iconic ancient ruins with knowledgeable guides. Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine and sample local wines as you travel. Relax in Santorini, with time to take in the famous caldera views from both your hotel and a luxury catamaran. Your trip concludes on the vibrant island of Crete, offering a blend of history and modern Greek culture. This unique tour combines leisure with cultural exploration for a memorable start to your marriage.

Price from
6000 Euros
Best for
Honeymooners
Best time to visit
April - October
Adventure level
Easy

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Eleni
Travel Specialist

My name is Eleni, a social bee and art enthusiast buzzing in the hospitality sector for 15 vibrant years. As a passionate traveler, crafting unforgettable journeys through the enchanting lands of Greece, Italy, and Turkey is not just my job; it’s my joy. Picture sipping espresso in Rome’s bustling piazzas, diving into the azure waters of Santorini, or unraveling the mysteries of Istanbul’s ancient bazaars. With every itinerary I design, I weave together culture, history, and pure adventure, ensuring your trip is a masterpiece of discovery. Let’s turn your wanderlust into wander-must! Welcome to a world where every moment is an opportunity for adventure and every destination a canvas for your dreams.

Itinerary

Day1
Athens
Arrive in Athens and enjoy a day at leisure

Start your honeymoon in Athens with a smooth pickup by our private driver upon your arrival. Settle into one of the best hotels near the Acropolis, where you can rest and rejuvenate after your flight. When you’re ready, take a leisurely stroll through the Plaka district, the oldest neighborhood. This area is known for its narrow streets lined with ancient ruins, Byzantine temples, and neoclassical buildings, offering a rich taste of Greek history and culture. This is the perfect beginning to your island-hopping adventure.

Day2
Athens
Athens private guided tour

Today, our expert local guide will lead you through the rich history of the Acropolis in Athens, a site with over 5,000 years of historical significance. On this private tour, you’ll explore Athens’ ancient core and its most notable landmarks, including the Acropolis and the Parthenon, walking the same paths as some of history’s most renowned figures. You’ll also visit the Museum of the Acropolis, where you can admire its extensive collection of artifacts, including statues, carvings, and more, which illuminate the history of the Acropolis of Athens.

Day3
Mykonos
Arrive on Mykonos Island by plane and enjoy a day at leisure

After breakfast, we’ll arrange your transfer to the airport for your flight from Athens to Mykonos. Upon arrival, check into your 5-star hotel in Mykonos and start your honeymoon in Mykonos by exploring the island at your own pace. Discover the charming streets of this iconic Greek island, known for its pristine landscapes, upscale boutiques, top-tier restaurants, and scenic bars in “Little Venice.”

Foodies, ask about our optional home-hosted Greek cooking class. It’s a fun way to learn local dishes and experience Greek hospitality firsthand.

Day4
Mykonos
Half-Day exploration of Delos Island with a guide

This morning, take a ferry from Mykonos to Delos for a guided tour of this ancient archaeological site. Learn about its mythological and historical significance as you explore landmarks like the House of Dionysos, known for its exquisite mosaics, and the iconic statue of Cleopatra. Highlights include the Theatre of Delos, the public cistern, and the sacred Naxian Lions. Discover the rich heritage of Delos, easily reached by a quick ferry ride from Mykonos.

Day5
Mykonos
Enjoy a day in Mykonos at leisure

Spend your final day in Mykonos discovering more of what the island is famous for. Explore the best places to eat in Mykonos, or pick up unique Mykonos souvenirs from charming local shops. For some relaxation, enjoy the amenities at your hotel. If you’re interested in planning activities, our travel specialists are here to help.

Want something more adventurous? Consider a half-day jeep safari. It explores the island’s hidden gems, including a local winery and a swim stop at a secret beach.

Day6
Santorini
Catamaran transfer to Santorini Island & enjoy an afternoon at leisure

Travel from Mykonos to Santorini and witness the stunning Aegean Sea as part of your honeymoon in Santorini. Upon arrival, check into one of the exceptional Santorini hotels with a private pool, and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring at your leisure. Consider a stroll through the picturesque village of Oia, renowned for its iconic postcard views. First night in Santorini! Catch a sunset and caldera views at Lauda in Oia, our favorite spot.

Day7
Santorini
Enjoy a luxury sunset cruise

Start your day in Santorini with breakfast and beautiful views from your hotel. Later, embark on a semi-private sunset sailing cruise. Visit iconic locations like the red and white beaches and the Venetian Lighthouse. Enjoy a swim and an onboard BBQ before experiencing the famous Santorini sunset, known for its breathtaking colors and incredible atmosphere.

Day8
Santorini
Enjoy a day in Santorini at leisure

On your final day in Santorini, take your time exploring Oia or Fira. Wander through the charming boutique shops and try local delicacies—don’t miss the chance to taste the famous fava or tomato keftedes.

Wine enthusiasts should consider our half-day wine tour. This experience combines culture and wine tasting in Santorini, including a visit to the Akrotiri Archaeological site and local family wineries. Enjoy samples of Santorini’s unique wine varieties paired with cheeses and snacks. Speak to our travel specialists to add this to your itinerary.

Day9
Rethymno Crete
Ferry transfer to Heraklion, & private transfer to Rethymno & enjoy an afternoon at leisure

After leaving Santorini, your next destination on your honeymoon is Crete, Greece’s largest island, known for its diverse landscapes and rich history. Your ferry will arrive in Heraklion, where our driver will meet you and take you to the town of Rethymno. Once there, check into your hotel and enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. Explore the old town of Rethymno with its scenic port and vibrant streets.

Day10
Rethymno Crete
A taste of rural life in Crete with an off-road adventure & cheesemaking workshop

Today’s tour from Rethymno combines the beauty and tradition of Crete, offering insights into the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd and the island’s rich history. Travel through traditional villages and enjoy panoramic views on your way to the historic Halepa Monastery. Continue off-road to a shepherd’s hut for more stunning vistas and wildlife spotting. Conclude your day in Axons village, where you’ll savor local Cretan cuisine and wine at a traditional taverna. This experience highlights the best of what to eat and see in Crete, perfect for guests looking for authentic tours in Crete.

Day11
Rethymno Crete
Enjoy a day in Rethymno at leisure

Spend your last full day in Crete at your own pace, relaxing or exploring the island’s highlights. For a memorable day, consider booking one of our Crete tours. Our travel specialists recommend a guided tour of Knossos Palace near Heraklio, a must-see in Crete, or a trip to the picturesque Chania Town, just over an hour from Rethymno. Alternatively, enjoy a leisurely day at your hotel before your journey home.

Day12
Departure
Depart from Crete to Athens by plane

Your 12-day island-hopping honeymoon in Greece concludes today. Our driver will meet you at your hotel in Crete and transfer you to either Chania or Heraklion Airport for your flight back to Athens or directly home. Thank you for exploring the highlights of Greece with us. Safe travels!

Best hotels and resorts
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King George

Experience the height of luxury on your honeymoon in Athens at the King George, a 5-star Luxury Collection Hotel. Dating back to 1930 and nestled in the heart of Athens, this boutique hotel is steps away from the city’s historical and cultural marvels, including the Acropolis, Agora, and the bustling Monastiraki Flea Market. Dine at the award-winning Tudor Hall Restaurant, where modern cuisine meets panoramic city views, ensuring a memorable stay in Greece’s vibrant capital.

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The Wild

For your honeymoon in Mykonos, The Wild offers a serene escape from the island’s bustling beach clubs and vibrant nightlife. Tucked away on a more peaceful side of Mykonos, yet only a 20-minute drive from the lively Mykonos Town, this chic haven provides a private and secluded setting. Its own sandy cove, adds to the charm of this tranquil retreat, inviting you to experience the raw and untouched beauty of Mykonos.

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Canaves Oia Suites

Enjoy an elegant retreat at the Canaves Oia Suites, where you will receive impeccable service and stay in excellent accommodation. This luxury all-suite property is located in the hilltop village of Oia, offering picturesque views of the charming caldera and the Aegean Sea.

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Rimondi Boutique Hotel

Enjoy your honeymoon in Crete at the Rimondi Boutique Hotels, located in the heart of Rethymno’s Venetian quarter. This elegant retreat offers a serene environment with its beautifully tranquil courtyards and romantic swimming pools. The hotel features 20 sophisticated rooms and maisonettes, along with 13 luxurious suites, each equipped with top-notch amenities. At Rimondi Boutique Hotels, impeccable service and genuine hospitality await to make your stay truly memorable.

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