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The Island Hopper ATHENS – SANTORINI – RHODES 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

On The Island Hopper Greece experience, you will visit 3 islands


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The Island Hopper ATHENS – SANTORINI – RHODES 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

On The Island Hopper Greece experience, you will visit 3 islands

Day 1 – On arrival in Athens you will be met by your English-Speaking driver and taken to your hotel. Overnight in Athens.

Day 2 – City Tour of Athens & The Acropolis

After breakfast, you will be picked up by your Guide for your city tour. Start by visiting the Panathenaic Stadium. The stadium is impressive U-shape and seats more than 70,000 spectators on a surface completely covered by Pendeli white marble, the same kind used to build the Parthenon. Continue the tour, passing by the National Garden, the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square Parliament House, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Russian Orthodox Church and finally visit the Acropolis site and  the Acropolis Museum, where at last the statues and friezes of the Acropolis found their home. After the end of the tour return to your accommodation. Overnight in Athens.

Day 3 – Travel to Santorini, the Romantic Island

After an early breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel  transferred  Piraeus port, to take a speed-ferry to Santorini island. On arrival,  English-Speaking assistant and driver will take you to your hotel. Free afternoon in Santorini. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Santorini wine in a café/ bar /restaurant, while admiring the view of the Caldera and the world known Santorini sunset. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 4 – Choose your excursion in Santorini

Option 1 – Volcano Cruise & Sunset at Oia Village.

After breakfast, you will be picked up for your shared volcano cruise and sunset in Oia village. You will be transferred to Santorini port and embark your traditional caique for your sail to the famous volcano of Santorini! After 20 minutes sailing, your will reach Nea Kameni’s jetty, where you can walk up to the volcano crater. Continue and sail to the hot springs and, enjoy free time on the Island of Thirassia, where you can enjoy your lunch in one of the local tavernas (not included). Return to the port of Santorini and take a bus ride to the traditional settlement of Oia, which is located on the northern tip of the island, high on the cliff top. Oia hosts the most magnificent views on Santorini and a picturesque road with cliffs on one side and sea on the other leads to this attractive town. Walk around and discover the typical Santorinian architecture with houses sunk deep into the volcanic soil, their whitewashed walls and blue domes sparkling under the sunlight. Enjoy the sunset in Oia and then get transferred back to your hotel at set time. Overnight in Santorini.

Option 2 – Full day Santorini Tour including Akrotiri and Oia Village.

After breakfast, you will be picked up for your full day Santorini Tour. Your first stop will be the ancient settlement of Akrotiri. With your English-Speaking guide, you will visit the ruins of the prehistoric village of Santorini, which was destroyed by the volcanic eruption in the ancient times. You will see elaborated drainage systems and sophisticated multi-storeyed buildings that were decorated with magnificent wall paintings (several of them housed in the museum of Fira), which clearly show its great prosperity and development. Enjoy free time on the black beach, where you can have lunch (not included). Continue for a photo stop at Profitis Ilias monastery , where  you will enjoy the most fabulous panoramic views of the island and after you will visit the wine museum, where you will learn the secrets of Santorinian wine and have a wine tasting. Your last stop is the traditional settlement of Oia, which is located on the northern tip of the island, high on the cliff top. Oia hosts the most magnificent views on Santorini and a picturesque road with cliffs on one side and sea on the other leads to this attractive town. Walk around and discover the typical Santorinian architecture with houses sunk deep into the volcanic soil, their whitewashed walls and blue domes sparkling under the sunlight. Enjoy the sunset in Oia and return to your hotel via bus at set time. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 5 – Travel to Rhodes.

Breakfast box. You will be picked up from your hotel and your English speaking driver will take you to Santorini port for your ferry to Rhodes Island. On arrival at Rhodes port, you will be picked up by your English-speaking driver and taken to your hotel. Free day at leisure. Overnight in Rhodes.

Day 6 – Rhodes, free day

After breakfast, enjoy your free day on the Island of Roses

Overnight in Rhodes

Day 7 –Rhodes, Departure

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Price per person from £668 and includes:

Hotels:

➢ 2 nights on BB basis at hotel in Athens – Hotel Titania or similar 4*

➢ 2 nights on BB basis at hotel in Santorini – Hotel El Greco or similar 4*

➢ 2 nights on BB basis at hotel in Rhodes – Hotel Mediterranean or similar 4*

Services:

➢ Athens city tour with English-speaking guide including Acropolis and Acropolis Museum with the respective entrance fees

➢ Choice of excursion in Santorini: Option 1: Shared Volcano Cruise and Oia Sunset in Santorini Option 2: Organised Island Tour in Santorini

➢ Private Transportation in Athens as mentioned in itinerary

➢ Shared Transportation in Santorini as mentioned in itinerary

➢ Private Transportation in Rhodes as mentioned in itinerary

➢ English-speaking assistant in Santorini & Rhodes as mentioned in itinerary

➢ Complimentary Glass of Wine per person in a caldera view bar/café/restaurant during sunset

➢ Regular ferry tickets Piraeus/Santorini & Santorini/Rhodes (deck-economy – schedules every Saturday, Tuesday & Wednesday )**Ferry Schedules are subject to change due to seasonality and shipping company scheduling.

** The above rates do not include **:

➢ Entrance fee of Akrotiri excavations: 12,00 € per person

➢ Meals and drinks not mentioned in itinerary

➢ Tips for drivers / guides/escorts ➢ Portage at hotels/airports/ports

➢ Overnight tax (payable directly at hotels)

➢ Any other service that is not mentioned in the above itinerary.

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