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  • Discover Greek history and culture.
  • Marvel at classic architecture both ancient and modern.
  • Explore old cities and quaint villages.
  • Witness a Mediterranean sunset while eating fresh seafood.
The Best of Greece tour starts in Athens and ends in Santorini. The Best of Greece is a Cooking Classes tour that takes 15 days taking you from Athens to Santorini and through other destinations in Greece.

When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as "Best of Greece," you’d better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one does. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samariá Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you won’t have a moment to waste. Witness Greece — in all her timeless glory — with us.
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Arrive at any time.
We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this world-renowned city.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Accommodation
  • Jason Inn Hotel Athens (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Duration : 1.0 hr
    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.
Optional Activities
  • Acropolis Museum Visit
    Visit the Acropolis Museum to see some of the artifacts and artworks discovered during excavations of the Acropolis. With over 25, 000 square meters (82,020 ft) the museum is architecturally as interesting as the collection. The museum is built over an archaeological dig site and there is an impressive view of the Acropolis from the third floor.
  • Syntagma (Constitution) Square Visit
    Most of Athens important sights and interesting neighbourhoods border this central square. The square was built in the early 19th century in front of the Old Royal Palace of King Otto of Greece. Walk around to admire the architecture, stop at a café and people watch, or watch the ceremonial changing of the guards called Evzones.
  • Acropolis and Parthenon Visit
    Discover the most famous of Athens’ eight hills: the Acropolis, the ultimate architectural and artistic expression of the ancient Athenian spirit. Visit the Parthenon, built for the Goddess Athena in 447 BC. This Greek temple, despite the gradual state of ruin and damage sustained over time, still symbolizes the key ideals of harmony and balance that defined the Classical style of Greek architecture.
  • Ancient Agora Visit
    Explore the ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, which were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times. It was the political, cultural, social and economic centre of the ancient world, where the likes of Socrates, Plato and affluent Athenians used to gather to discuss philosophy, political issues, exchange gossip and trade.
  • National Archaeological Museum Visit
    Take a tour of the National Archaeological Museum, home to some of the most important artifacts from ancient Greece. In the collection are various sculptures, vases, as well as metal works and is considered one of the most impressive museums in the world.
Take an orientation walk in Athens with the rest of the day free to explore. Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora and the National Archaeological Museum.

Prefer to explore on two wheels? Take in everything this historic city has to offer on a bike ride like no other. Pre-book the Athens Morning Bike Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your trip.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Jason Inn Hotel Athens (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Orientation Walk
    Duration : 0.5 hr - 1.0 hr
    Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.
Optional Activities
  • Acropolis Museum Visit
    Visit the Acropolis Museum to see some of the artifacts and artworks discovered during excavations of the Acropolis. With over 25, 000 square meters (82,020 ft) the museum is architecturally as interesting as the collection. The museum is built over an archaeological dig site and there is an impressive view of the Acropolis from the third floor.
  • Acropolis and Parthenon Visit
    Discover the most famous of Athens’ eight hills: the Acropolis, the ultimate architectural and artistic expression of the ancient Athenian spirit. Visit the Parthenon, built for the Goddess Athena in 447 BC. This Greek temple, despite the gradual state of ruin and damage sustained over time, still symbolizes the key ideals of harmony and balance that defined the Classical style of Greek architecture.
  • Roman Agora Visit
    Take a stroll through the former marketplace for old Athens, the Roman Agora was built in the first century BC.
  • Syntagma (Constitution) Square Visit
    Most of Athens important sights and interesting neighbourhoods border this central square. The square was built in the early 19th century in front of the Old Royal Palace of King Otto of Greece. Walk around to admire the architecture, stop at a café and people watch, or watch the ceremonial changing of the guards called Evzones.
  • National Archaeological Museum Visit
    Take a tour of the National Archaeological Museum, home to some of the most important artifacts from ancient Greece. In the collection are various sculptures, vases, as well as metal works and is considered one of the most impressive museums in the world.
  • Athens Morning Bike Tour
    Take a bike tour through the storied streets of Athens, Greece’s capital city and an epicenter of the ancient world. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the wonders of Athen’s impressive architecture, like the Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Olympian Zeus and many more. Take a quick break to sample some local delicacies and catch your breath, then finish your half-day tour in front of Hadrian’s arch, the perfect place to immortalize your trip with photos.
Travel to Kalambaka, a good base for visiting the monasteries of Meteora.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Hotel Edelweiss (or similar)
Transport
  • Train
    Duration : 5.0 hr
    Climb aboard, take a seat, and enjoy the ride.
Optional Activities
  • Meteora Sunset Tour
    Listen to the stories and legends of Meteora from a local guide, visit one of the 6 active monasteries, the Byzantine church of Virgin Mary and enjoy great views from the most panoramic spots. The tour ends with the an awe-inspiring sunset which you will watch from a magical spot high up on the rocks of Meteora.
Spend a full day visiting the stunning mountaintop monasteries of Meteora.
Take a bus up to see several monasteries in the area situated at 613m (2011 ft) above sea level, on a precipitous rock pinnacle. The day is yours to choose which monasteries to visit or perhaps take a hike in the scenic local area.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Hotel Edelweiss (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Meteora Monasteries Visit
    Explore the spectacular “hanging” monasteries of Meteora, perched atop pinnacles of rock. Meteora translates to ‘suspended in the air’, which describe the seemingly precarious placement of these historic, sacred structures built at 613m (2011 ft) above sea level. Take a bus up to see the several monasteries in the area, built before any roads or settlements existed in the area.
Optional Activities
  • Hiking in Meteora
  • Natural History Museum of Meteora
    Located along the highway and a short distance from the city centre, the Natural History Museum of Meteora houses over 300 exhibits featuring mammals, birds and local flora and fauna.
Visit Ancient Delphi and the Temple of Apollo.
Travel through mountain scenery around Mt Parnassos to Delphi.

Enjoy a visit to the ancient city of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo, then spend the evening exploring the charming little town or relaxing in a small café enjoying the views of the nearby valley.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Hotel Acropole (or similar)
Included Activities
  • Ancient Delphi Tour
    Duration : 3.0 hr - 3.5 hr
    Visit the ancient city of Delphi, at the base of Mount Parnassos. The UNESCO World Heritage Site includes ancient buildings like treasuries, a stadium, a gymnasium, an altar, hippodrome and the Temple of Apollo.
  • Temple of Apollo Visit
    Visit the Temple of Apollo in Ancient Delphi, dating back to the 4th century BC. Over the years, war and earthquakes have destroyed the site but the ruins still standing today offer fantastic insight into the lives of the ancient Greeks.
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
    Duration : 5.0 hr - 6.0 hr
    Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Travel to Nafplio and explore the beautiful cobblestoned streets. Opt to climb the Acronafplia to soak in the views.
Described as one of Greece's prettiest towns, the narrow pedestrian streets of old town are begging to be strolled upon.

Opt to climb to the Acronafplia and Palamidi Fortresses. The views from the top are phenomenal.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Park Hotel Nafplio (or similar)
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
    Duration : 5.0 hr
    Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Optional Activities
  • Bourtzi Castle
    Take a short ferry ride to this Venetian landmark - a medieval castle off the coast of Nafpilo. A visit here offers visitors the chance to explore the castle's rooms, and a great views of the city on shore.
  • War Museum
    Explore the history of Nafplio through the Greek Revolution, Macedonian Struggle, the Balkan Wars and succeeding conflicts at the War Museum, housed in the building of the First Academy.
  • Archaeology Museum
    Located in one of Nafplio's best preserved Venetian buildings near Syntagma Square, the Archaeological Museum exhibits a wide range of artifacts from the Argolis region, including a full set of armour cast in bronze from the Mycenean era. It's certainly worth a visit!
  • Acronafplia Fortress Visit
  • Palamidi Fortress Visit
    Explore the Palamidi Fortress, built by the Venetians in the late 1600s when they occupied the area for the second time. Climb the 999 stairs from the town to the fortress, or 913 depending on who you ask—either way expect to feel the burn tomorrow. The view over the Argolic Gulf and the city are worth the work to reach the top.
Spend a free day enjoying the area. Opt to visit Epidavros, as well as the nearby site of Mycenae before an overnight ferry to Crete.
There is a wealth of ancient sites within easy reach of Nafplio. Opt for a guided tour of Epidavros, which is highly regarded as one of the most renowned of Greek ancient sites.

Opt to visit the famous Mycenae, also close by, with its spectacular treasury and ruins, or for another lesser-known Mycenean site, visit Tiryns, just in the suburbs of Nafplio itself.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
    Duration : 1.75 hr - 2.25 hr
    Distance : 137 km
    Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
  • Ferry
    Duration : 8.0 hr
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
Optional Activities
  • Epidavros Visit
    Visit Epidavros, highly regarded as one of the most renowned of Greek ancient sites. The site houses a huge, well-preserved theatre famous for its incredible acoustics, as well as the remains of an important medical sanctuary.
  • Mycenae Site Visit
    Visit the famous Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and archaeological site with spectacular ruins and a treasury. Once a major settlement of Greek civilization, Mycenae was occupied during the Neolithic period around 4000 BC, and is linked to the mythology in Homer’s epics the Iliad and the Odyssey.
  • Tiryns Site Visit
    Explore the lesser-known Mycenean site, hidden in the suburbs of Nafplio. Along with Mycenae, Tiryns is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site first excavated in 1831 by German archaeologists.
Arrive on Crete and enjoy the day relaxing at one of the many harbour-side cafés. Wander the streets of the old town with its fascinating blend of ancient and modern Turkish and Venetian architecture, reflecting the diverse history of the island.
Accommodation
  • Arkadi Hotel (or similar)
Optional Activities
  • Old Venetian Harbour Visit
    Take a stroll through the Old Venetian Harbour. Originally built the Venetians as a commercial port between 1320 and 1356, it is now home to quaint cafes and restaurants. Marvel at various monuments preserved from different areas of colonial rule along the way.
  • Koum Kapi Beach
    Take a stroll along this beautiful beach, just outside of the walled town.
  • Archeological Museum of Chania
    Spend some time at the Archaeological Museum of Chania, housed in a beautiful 16th century Franciscan monastery. Among hundreds of artifacts recovered across the Cretan islands, find clay tablets and vessels from early Minoan settlements, as well as mosaics and sculptures brought by Roman settlers.
  • Maritime Museum of Crete
    Located at the entrance of Firkas Fortress, the Maritime Museum of Crete houses a rich collection of nautical treasures. Find exhibits on traditional Greek shipbuilding techniques (with a fully reconstructed ancient Minoan ship), galleries that trace local naval history from the Venetian occupation to present day, and dozens of maps and navigational equipment used by early voyagers.
Hike the famous and rugged Samariá Gorge.
Travel by private transfer and ferry to hike in the Samariá Gorge. Spend the night in Agia Roumeli, a remote fishing village.

Connected with neighbouring towns by sea or footpaths, the town has retained its charm. Enjoy time for swimming or relaxing on the beach.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Tarra Hotel (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Samariá Gorge Hike
    Duration : 3.0 hr
    Distance : 7 km
    Set off to hike the famous and spectacular Samaria Gorge. Start with a scenic drive from Chania to the coastal village of Sfkakia. Catch a boat to Agia Roumeli.

    Lace up your hiking boots and hike in the spectacular Samaria Gorge. Head towards the narrowest and most impressive part of the gorge, known as the Iron Gates. This makes for a perfect rest spot to enjoy a packed lunch (not included) by the river while appreciating the surrounding natural beauty. Continue hiking, returning to Agia Roumeli with plenty of time for swimming or just resting on the beach.
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
    Duration : 1.5 hr
    Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Optional Activities
  • Swimming
    Dive into the clear waters of the Libyan sea along the coast of this coastal village.
Travel by ferry to Loutro. Opt to rent a kayak and explore secluded beaches and coves.
The majestic scenery, crystal-clear Mediterranean water, friendly people and peaceful atmosphere all make Loutro an ideal place to relax after all the distance travelled.
Meal
  • Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation
  • Protopapas Rooms (or similar)
Transport
  • Ferry
    Duration : 0.5 hr
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
Optional Activities
  • Kayaking
    Rent a kayak and head out on the clear, blue-green waters along the coast of Loutro.
  • Marmara Beach
  • Aradena Gorge Hike (Aradine)
    Head out into the Aradena Gorge to experience more of this gorgeous landscape. One of the most popular walks in western Crete, the main route from Marmara near Loutro, to the Aradena village takes about 3 hours to complete. The path is rocky in places and steep, with incredible views of the landscape and local fauna. Keep a look out for the griffin vultures flying above, but don’t worry they’re not waiting for you to keel over, their nests are just nearby.
Enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. The rest of the day is free for exploring the area. Enjoy a swim and tasty seafood meals at secluded restaurants or hike Aradine Gorge.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Protopapas Rooms (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Cooking Class with a Local Family
    Duration : 7.0 hr - 8.0 hr
    Enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family who will share the secrets of home cooked Cretan cuisine.
Optional Activities
  • Aradena Gorge Hike (Aradine)
    Head out into the Aradena Gorge to experience more of this gorgeous landscape. One of the most popular walks in western Crete, the main route from Marmara near Loutro, to the Aradena village takes about 3 hours to complete. The path is rocky in places and steep, with incredible views of the landscape and local fauna. Keep a look out for the griffin vultures flying above, but don’t worry they’re not waiting for you to keel over, their nests are just nearby.
  • Kayaking
    Rent a kayak and head out on the clear, blue-green waters along the coast of Loutro.
  • Swimming
    Splash around in the beautiful waters along the coast of Loutro.
Travel to Iraklio. Enjoy a visit to Knossos, site of a Minoan palace and residence of King Minos.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Hotel Olympic (or similar)
Included Activity
  • Knossos Site Visit
    Duration : 2.0 hr - 3.0 hr
    Enjoy an included visit to Knossos, known to be the largest archaeological site of the Bronze Age on Crete. Knossos was a major city ruled by King Minos and is believed to be the oldest city in all of Europe. Explore the ancient palace and surrounding city, discovered in the 1900s by the English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans.
Transport
  • Ferry
    Duration : 0.5 hr
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
  • Private Vehicle
    Duration : 3.5 hr
    Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Hop a ferry to beautiful Santorini. Enjoy two nights on the island.
Fira, the main town, sits perched on the edge of the caldera with breathtaking views of multi-coloured cliffs, sugar-cube architecture, and great shopping.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Porto Perissa Hotel (or similar)
Transport
  • Ferry
    Duration : 4.0 hr
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt for a half-day volcano tour, shopping, relaxing on the beach, or make your way to the crater's rim to savour the breathtaking view.

For a truly memorable day, opt to book a sunset cruise. Pre-book the Santorini Sunset Cruise on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour.
Meal
  • Breakfast
Accommodation
  • Porto Perissa Hotel (or similar)
Optional Activities
  • Volcano Tour
    Explore the shape of the crater ring on a volcano tour. The crater has constantly changed over the last 3000 years, with several parts of the crater wall collapsing into the sea. Remarkably, the island has always been resettled due to the rich volcanic soil's fertile properties. The wines, tomatoes and cucumbers from this island are super tasty due to the soil composition and low rainfall.
  • Santorini Sunset Cruise
    Head out to sea to soak in the views of the sun setting over the azure waters over the Agean. Enjoy a dinner, take in the site of picturesque site of Santorini, and toast to another beautiful day in paradise. Opa!
  • Akrotiri Ancient Ruins Visit
    Rumoured to be the inspiration for Plato's Atlantis, the ancient ruins of Akrotiri are one of the most-visited attractions in Santorini for a reason. Buried under lava for centuries, many of the site's buildings, roads and structures present visitors an intimate look into Minoan culture from 1,650 B.C.
  • Museum of Prehistoric Thera
    Located in the island's capital, Fira, the Museum of Prehistoric Thera invites visitors to travel through time across the Cyclades islands. Learn about the region's geology and ancient settlements through the ceramics, frescoes and incredible objects on display, including a gold ibex figurine from the 17th century BC.
  • Imerovigli Village Visit
    Named after the "vigla" or lookout point atop this picturesque village, Imerovigli overlooks the Santorini caldera and boasts a breathtaking view of the bay and nearby Skaros Rock. Recognized as a traditional settlement, many of the village's original hillside caves have been converted into beautiful hotels and guesthouses.
Depart at any time.
Meal
  • Breakfast
what’s included
Accommodation
  • Hotels (13 nts), overnight ferry (1 nt, 4-berth mixed-sex cabins).
Meals
  • 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Note: Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Ferry, taxi, private van, train.
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Discover Moment: Athens
  • Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class with a Local Family, Loutro
  • Athens orientation walk
  • Meteora Monastery visit
  • Guided tour of Ancient Delphi
  • Samariá Gorge hike
  • Knossos visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to Athens and from Santorini are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Greece tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 15 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 16 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Athens, Greece/ Santorini, Greece
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Payment

A deposit of 350 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 23 July 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Best of Greece tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of Greece tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Other Practical Information
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Greece tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.
Trip Details
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (13 nts), overnight ferry (1 nt, 4-berth mixed-sex cabins).

  • Checklist

    Documents:
    • Flight info (required) (Printouts of e-tickets may be required at the border)
    • Insurance info (required) (With photocopies)
    • Passport (required) (With photocopies)
    • Required visas or vaccination certificates (required) (With photocopies)
    • Vouchers and pre-departure information (required)

    Essentials:
    • Binoculars (optional)
    • Camera (With extra memory cards and batteries)
    • Cash, credit and debit cards
    • Day pack (Used for daily excursions or short overnights)
    • Ear plugs
    • First-aid kit (should contain lip balm with sunscreen, sunscreen, whistle, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamines, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, water purification tablets or drops, insect repellent, sewing kit, extra prescription drugs you may be taking)
    • Flashlight/torch (Headlamps are ideal)
    • Fleece top/sweater
    • Footwear
    • Hat
    • Locks for bags
    • Long pants/jeans
    • Moneybelt
    • Outlet adapter
    • Personal entertainment (Reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc.)
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Shirts/t-shirts
    • Sleepwear
    • Small travel towel
    • Sunglasses
    • Toiletries (Preferably biodegradable)
    • Watch and alarm clock
    • Waterproof backpack cover
    • Windproof rain jacket

    Warm Weather:
    • Sandals/flip-flops
    • Shorts/skirts (Longer shorts/skirts are recommended)
    • Sun hat/bandana
    • Swimwear

  • Group_leader

    Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

  • Group_size_notes

    Max 16, avg 12

  • Highlights

    Discover Greek history and culture, marvel at classic architecture both ancient and modern, explore old cities and quaint villages, witness a Mediterranean sunset while eating fresh seafood, soak in Cretan culture.

  • International_flights

    Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.

  • Introduction

    When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as "Best of Greece," you’d better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one does. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samariá Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you won’t have a moment to waste. Witness Greece — in all her timeless glory — with us.

  • Meal_budget

    Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.

  • Meals_included

    13 breakfasts, 1 lunch

  • Minimum_age

    You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

  • Start_finish

    Athens to Santorini

  • Transport

    Ferry, taxi, private van, train.

  • Whats_included

    Your Discover Moment: Athens
    Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class with a Local Family, Loutro. Athens orientation walk. Meteora Monastery visit. Guided tour of Ancient Delphi. Samariá Gorge hike. Knossos visit. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

  • Optional_activities

    Athens
    - Acropolis Museum Visit (5EUR per person)
    - Syntagma (Constitution) Square Visit (Free)
    - Acropolis and Parthenon Visit (20EUR per person)
    - Ancient Agora Visit (8EUR per person)
    - National Archaeological Museum Visit (10EUR per person)
    - Roman Agora Visit (2EUR per person)
    - Athens Morning Bike Tour

    Meteora
    - Meteora Sunset Tour (25EUR per person)
    - Hiking in Meteora (35EUR per person)
    - Natural History Museum of Meteora (5EUR per person)

    Náfplio
    - Bourtzi Castle (4EUR per person)
    - War Museum (6EUR per person)
    - Archaeology Museum (6EUR per person)
    - Acronafplia Fortress Visit (Free)
    - Palamidi Fortress Visit (8EUR per person)
    - Tiryns Site Visit (8EUR per person)

    Epídavros
    - Epidavros Visit (12EUR per person)

    Mycenae
    - Mycenae Site Visit (12EUR per person)

    Chaniá
    - Old Venetian Harbour Visit (Free)
    - Koum Kapi Beach (Free)
    - Archeological Museum of Chania (4-8EUR per person)
    - Maritime Museum of Crete (3EUR per person)

    Agia Roumeli
    - Swimming (Free)

    Loutro
    - Kayaking (10EUR per person)
    - Marmara Beach (Free)
    - Aradena Gorge Hike (Aradine) (Free)
    - Swimming (Free)

    Santorini
    - Volcano Tour
    - Santorini Sunset Cruise (105EUR per person)
    - Akrotiri Ancient Ruins Visit (12EUR per person)
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  • 2 The travel expert will help you with creating and customising a trip for you. If you have any questions or concerns relating to the trip, the travel expert will also be able to help you with those.
  • 3 When you feel that your trip is exactly per your wish, you'll be able to book the entire trip here on Bookmundi.
The Advantages of Bookmundi
  • Selected Local Travel Experts All our local travel experts have been chosen based on rigorous selection criteria. In fact, we reject 98 out of 100 local travel agencies, and thereby giving you access to the top 1-2% local travel experts.
  • Secure Online Payment and Financial Guarantee Each and every trip is required to go through Bookmundi's secure payment platform, powered by Stripe and supported by SSL. All payments are therefore carried out in secure manners. We are furthermore member of the Danish Travel Fund which gives you a 100% financial guarantee for any money you pay on Bookmundi, even if we went bankrupt (which we we will not!).
  • Trip Replacement or 100% Reimbursement Bookmundi has hand-picked your local travel expert. Our role, as your trusted third party, is therefore to make sure that your entire experience runs as seamless and secure as possible. We guarantee to you that in the unlikely event where a local travel expert cancels your trip after your deposit or full payment has been made, we commit to replacing these services with another equally qualified agency so that your trip can go ahead as planned, or failing to replace it, we will give you a 100% reimbursement.
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  • Trip Details: ... Read More Read Less
How our Travel Expert Service Works
  • 1 We connect you with a hand-picked and qualified travel expert who can match your trip requirements. The advantage of working directly through a travel expert is that you get the best and unfiltered advice from the very beginning.
  • 2 The travel expert will help you with creating and customising a trip for you. If you have any questions or concerns relating to the trip, the travel expert will also be able to help you with those.
  • 3 When you feel that your trip is exactly per your wish, you'll be able to book the entire trip here on Bookmundi.
The Advantages of Bookmundi
  • Selected Local Travel Experts All our local travel experts have been chosen based on rigorous selection criteria. In fact, we reject 98 out of 100 local travel agencies, and thereby giving you access to the top 1-2% local travel experts.
  • Secure Online Payment and Financial Guarantee Each and every trip is required to go through Bookmundi's secure payment platform, powered by Stripe and supported by SSL. All payments are therefore carried out in secure manners. We are furthermore member of the Danish Travel Fund which gives you a 100% financial guarantee for any money you pay on Bookmundi, even if we went bankrupt (which we we will not!).
  • Trip Replacement or 100% Reimbursement Bookmundi has hand-picked your local travel expert. Our role, as your trusted third party, is therefore to make sure that your entire experience runs as seamless and secure as possible. We guarantee to you that in the unlikely event where a local travel expert cancels your trip after your deposit or full payment has been made, we commit to replacing these services with another equally qualified agency so that your trip can go ahead as planned, or failing to replace it, we will give you a 100% reimbursement.
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