8 Day Athens & Mykonos Island

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*Not Included:
Transfers, tour escort services, luggage handling, optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
We will provide best ferry available on your travel dates. Reservations will be made for the earliest ferry available. We cannot confirm the exact ferry routing in advance. Local weather and wind factors can cause ferry delays and/or cancelations. When this occurs, you will be advised of your options locally. As weather conditions are beyond our control, any costs incurred for alternate transportation, hotel and/or other out-of-pocket and related expenses will necessarily be borne by the traveler. We suggest you consult your trip insurance policy for covered benefits.

Flights between Mykonos and Athens are available and require a supplement, as well as supplemental transfer costs. Flight upgrades must be purchased at least 60 days in advance of your trip, and will not be available for purchase locally.

The optional Mykonos Delos Tour will only operate from April 15 through October 15.

 

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable, optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Ferry service between the Islands and to and from Athens can vary from three to six hours in length, time schedules dependent upon local weather and sea conditions. Flights may be available for pre-purchase. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Greece
Depart for Greece

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Athens
Arrive in Athens, the classical capital of Greece. Make your way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to discover the ancient wonders of this city known as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy
Overnight: Athens

DAY 3, Sunday - Full Day in Athens
Today is at leisure to explore Athens independently. At Constitution Square, perhaps you'll catch a glimpse of the colorfully-costumed Evzone guards, outfitted in the traditional Greek style. Alternatively, join the optional Athens city tour that begins with a panoramic drive through the city center. View the Panathenian Stadium and the ruins of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Continue on to visit the Acropolis, the ancient architectural masterpiece built during the Golden Age of Athens and the new Acropolis Museum. Tonight, perhaps walk through the lively Plaka area, the oldest section of Athens, a neighborhood of charming restaurants, shops and sidewalk cafes
Optional: Half Day Athens Sightseeing (AM)
Overnight: Athens
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Ferry to Mykonos
Today, make your own way to the port for your ferry to Mykonos with its bright whitewashed houses, picturesque windmills, world-class restaurants and trendy boutiques. Upon arrival, continue to your hotel. Time on your own to enjoy the energetic ambiance. Find a table at a harborside taverna and savor the bustle of Cycladic island life and the gorgeous views
An upgrade to a flight is available to purchase at least 60 days in advance of your trip, and will not be available for purchase locally
Overnight: Mykonos
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday - Full Day in Mykonos
On your leisure day, perhaps set out to explore the island with its history dating back to early Ionian civilization or join the optional tour to the splendid archaeological site of the nearby island of Delos, once the religious center of the Aegean and Cyclades. According to myth, Latonna gave birth here to Apollo, the Greek sun god, and to Artemis, the huntress, and goddess of marriage and fertility. In Delos, view the Sacred Harbor and the regal Sacred Way, flanked by stone lions leading to the temples dedicated to Apollo and Artemis and visit the museum housing some of the impressive archaeological artifacts found on the island
Optional: Half Day Mykonos Delos Tour
Overnight: Mykonos
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Full Day in Mykonos
Today is free for individual explorations, or participate in an optional Half Day tour of the Island. Start with a stroll along the narrow streets and through cobbled alleys of the Mykonos Town. Continue to the famous windmills, where grain used to be milled. After, discover the island by bus, visiting some of the most famous beaches. Stop at the idyllic village of Ano Mera to spend some time at leisure for walking around the traditional square and visiting the 16th-century Monastery of Panagia Tourliani
Optional: Half Day Mykonos Tour
Overnight: Mykonos
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Ferry to Athens
In the early afternoon, please make your way to the port to board the ferry to Athens. The ferry ride from Mykonos to Athens is approximately 6 hours (1 pm to 7 pm). Upon arrival, continue to your hotel in the classical city of Athens
An upgrade to a flight is available to purchase at least 60 days in advance of your trip, and will not be available for purchase locally
Overnight: Athens
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Depart Greece
Head to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Optional Tours

The tour begins with a panoramic drive through the city center of Athens. View Panathenian Stadium, the Presidential Residence, the ruins of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Continue on to visit the Acropolis, the ancient architectural masterpiece built during the Golden Age of Athens. Finally, visit the new Acropolis Museum, the striking modern building built at the base of the monument where many of the original statues from the Acropolis are now displayed.

Pick up time from hotel will be advised locally. Pick-up from hotel approximately 30-60 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #3 01 Nov 2018 - 02 Apr 2019 $68.00
03 Apr 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $64.00
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Transfer to the port where your ship departs Mykonos for the island of Delos. This small island was once the religious center of the Aegean and Cyclades Islands, and according to myth, the location of the birth of Apollo and Artemis. Upon arrival, join a guided tour that will include such landmarks as the Sacred Harbor, and the regal Sacred Way, flanked by imposing stone lions leading to the temples dedicated to Apollo and Artemis. Continue to explore the ruins on your own, or visit the museum housing the priceless archaeological artifacts found on the island. The ship will return to the port in Mykonos Town.

Pick up time from hotel will be advised locally. This tour will conclude at the port in Mykonos Town and does not include a return transfer to your hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

This tour is only available for pre-purchase from May through September. These will be available for purchase locally in April and October if weather permits.

Day #5 01 Apr 2019 - 30 Nov 2019 $66.00
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Today, embark on a tour to explore the glamorous island of Mykonos. Start with a stroll along the narrow streets and through cobbled alleys of the Mykonos Town. Pass by whitewashed houses, small churches, traditional tavernas and pause to admire the blue and white Cycladic architecture. Continue to the famous windmills, where grain used to be milled. After, discover the island by bus, visiting some of the most famous beaches. Stop at the idyllic village of Ano Mera to spend some time at leisure for walking around the traditional square and visiting the 16th-century Monastery of Panagia Tourliani should you wish on your own (own expense). Next, visit Kalafatis Beach, famous for windsurfing, where you’ll have free time to relax, have coffee (own expense) or people-watch before returning back to your hotel.

Pick up time from hotel will be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.
tours operate on Tuesday & Wednesday at 4:30 PM

Day #6 22 Mar 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $53.00
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