15 DAYS ATHENS, CRETE ISLAND EXPERIENCE & SANTORINI

Day 1 Arrive in Athens

Walking tour + Welcome dinner at local restaurant

Day 2 Welcome to Chania, Crete

Transfer to airport for domestic flight to Chania Crete. Chania Tour, visit olive oil farm, including tasting and learning how the olives are cultivated and pressed & enjoy local Cretan dinner

Samonas Traditional Villas

Day 3 Chania

Visit Aghia Triada monastery, Akrotiri and spectacular bay & Cycling tour of Chania area (optional).

Day 4 Chania

A full day adventure awaits! Samaria Gorge tour, one of the most popular highlights of Crete & boatride to Agiou Roumeli and lunch before returning to hotel.

Day 5 Chania

Private cruise to Gramvousa Island & visit the famous Balos lagoon (pic below), impressive emerald waters and one of the best beaches in all of Greece.

Day 6 Rethymno

A days full of immersive experiences! Aptera Visit, Lake Kournas & Agreco farm visit with lunch and cooking demonstration

Day 7 Rethymno

Preveli Monastery and tour of Fragokastello castle. End the day with food tasting various local ‘mezedes’ and traditional dance & music! 

Day 8 Elounda

Phaestos Visit, lunch at Matala, Knossos visit

Day 9 Elounda

Spinalonga Island and Agios Nikolaos

Day 10 Elounda

Toplou Monastery, Vai beach, Winery visit

Day 11 Heraklion

Heraklion city tour with Archaeological museum

Day 12 Crete – Santorini

Early morning ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

Spend your afternoon in Santorini by walking around Fira town admiring the views and window shopping, catch your transfer in time to watch sunset the sunset at Oia while enjoying a romantic dinner and wine tasting or non-alcoholic gastronomy tastings of choice.

Day 13 Santorini        

Half day Island tour, includes discovering traditional villages, gastronomy tasting and visiting the red and black sand beaches unique to the island! Optional Visit to Akrotiri archaeological tour or Sunset catamaran cruise + dinner onboard.

Day 14 Santorini – Athens           

Back to Athens by ferry or air.

Alternative evening tour to visit hidden streets and alleys of Athens, art galleries around town and spend the evening in nearby areas of Gazi, Psyri, or Koukaki sipping a cocktail.

Modern fine – dining experience or Dinner in the sky, with a unique view of Athens!

Day 15 Farewell from Athens 

Final day!

Transfer to airport with stop at outlet mall shopping before departure!