Mykonos  Santorini  Crete and Rhodes Island Hopping Holiday 

1Apr - 31 Oct 2018
12 nights 13 days

3 nights in Mykonos, 3 nights in Santorini 3 nights Crete and Rhodes

(can be combination with other Cyclades Islands - Naxos, Andros, Syros, Tinos, Ios, Sikonos, Amorgos possible - price on request)

Santorini island visits

MYKONOS - SANTORINI - CRETE - RHODES 

Day 1: Athens - Pireaus - Mykonos
Arrival at Athens airport on any day. Transfer to Piraeus Port.  Departure by ferry to Mykonos Island. 
Upon arrival, transfer to your Hotel. Overnight in Mykonos, one of the most popular islands of the Aegean sea with its white washed architecture with blue windows, windmills, alleys and hundreds of taverns and cafes.  Overnight Mykonos.

Day 2 and 3 Mykonos
At leisure in Mykonos. Overnight in Mykonos

Day 4  Mykonos - Santorini
Breakfast at your Hotel. Transfer to the Port of Mykonos to depart by speed boat to Santorini, beleived to be the former Atlantis that was destroyed by a powerful volcanic eruption before historic times. Half of the island disappeared resulting in the current half moon shape with white washed houses, churches and cafes purched on the sunken volcanic Caldera side. Upon arrival in Santorini transfer to your Hotel Overnight in Santorini 

Day 5 and 6 Santorini
Enjoy two relaxing day on this exotic and mystical island of beautiful sunsets and exotic villages purched on steep rocks and promotories. Perhaps you may want to take an optional boat excursion to the top of a former volcano and boil your eggs in hot lava soil or visit fishing villages opposit to the sunken caldera side. Discover the towns of Fira and Oia with their steep alleys, open air cafes and restaurants.

Day 7 Santorini - Crete
After breakfast transfer to the port and board your ferry to Crete. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 8 and 9: Crete
Spend two fabolous days on the largest Greek island pleasant to vist all year round. It is the mythical home of King Minos the powrful ruler with the famous Labyrinth where secret sacrifies were made in honor of gods. There is the legend of Icarus or of the half man half bull Minotaurus connected to the Palalce of Knossos. Perhaps you also heard of the story of Ariadne the daughter of King Minos and her love affair with Theseus, the prince of Athens. You may want to join and optional half day escorted tour to the famous palace and listen to your guide's  explanations about the discovery of this unparaleled site and the legends that surround it. You can also take a tour to Heraklion, the capital of the island once ruled by Venetians or perhaps visit beaches. For the most adventurous travelers there will options to take jeep safari or hiking tours to more remote scenic spots on the island or visit typical Cretan villages.  

 There are so many places of interest on the island that we can only name few of them, such as Malia, Phaestos, Zakros, the exotic beach of Vai with the unique Palm grove, Lassithi with its thousands of white-sail windmills, the sacred cave of Dicte at Psychro, where Jupiter was hiding from his father.

Day 10:  Crete - Rhodes
Breakfast at your Hotel. Transfer to the to the airport for your flight to Rhodes. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure, overnight.

Day 11 and 12  Rhodes
Day at leisure to discover the "Island of Roses" known for the palace of the Knights. Do not miss a walk from the old Medieval town dating back to the era of the heroic Knights of St John and the palace itself. You can also take optional boat tours to the other end of the island, to beautiful Lindos to visit its Acropolis and the ancient sanctuary of  the Goddess, Athena. Or you might want to visit the most isolated mountanious east part of the island or perhaps to take a ferry for a day trip to the Turkish resort city of Marmaris only one hour of boat ride away.

Day 13 Rhodes-Athens
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Athens to connect with your flight back home.

End of our services. Extensions to Athnes can be added.

Includes

 

Category of hotels used

Prices in Euros $ rate fluctuates based on daily exchnage rates

April, May and October 2018

June and September 2018 July and August 2018
double triple single double triple single double triple single
Standard
3star hotels 
1682 1523 2370 1864 1688 2641 2070 1841 3029
First class
4 Star hotels
1929 1729 2811 2241 1982 3405 2411 2135 3700
Deluxe 5 star hotels 2341 2100 3647 2911 2541 4664 3164 2758 5147

HOTELS USED


Myconos:
Vienoulas Garden 3* www.vienoulas-myconos.com
Pelican Bay Art 4* www.pelicanbay-mykonos.com
Myconian Imperial 5* www.myconiancollection.gr

Santorini:
Albatros 3* www.albatroshotel-santorini.com
Amerisa Suites 4* www.amerisa-santorini.com
Majestic 5* www.hotel-majestic.gr

Paros:
Aegeon 3* www.aegeonhotel.com
Narges 4* www.narges.gr

Crete:
Heronissos 3* www.hersotels.gr
Hersonisos Maris 4* www.hersotels.gr
Hersonisos Palace  5* www.hersotels.gr  or Galaxy 5* www.galaxy-hotel.com

Rhodes:
Agla 3* www.aglahotel.gr
Mediterranean 4* www.mediterranean.gr Olympic Palace 5* www.olympicpalacehotel.com