Mykonos And Athens

Greece & Eastern Mediterranean

Regional Journey

Mykonos and Athens 7 day Package (Summer 2019)

Duration: 7 days Visiting: Greece

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  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Highlights
  • Optional experiences
  • Accommodation
  • Dates & prices

Welcome to Greece. Delve into the unique history of this ancient country as you explore Mykonos and Athens via land and sea. Start in Athens where you’ll explore iconic sights including the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Journey on to Mykonos. Arguably Greece’s most cosmopolitan island, it’s a whitewashed paradise waiting to be explored. Once here you’ll indulge in Greece’s scrumptious cuisine – make sure you try kopanistí, a soft cheese seasoned with pepper, and a local favourite.

  1. Day 1

    Welcome to Athens.

    Welcome to Athens. One of the world's ancient cities, famed for its iconic ruins, delicious cuisine and its fascinating myths. Once you arrive in the Greek capital, you’ll be transferred to your beautiful hotel, a luxury abode situated in the heart of the city. Meet your fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink and rest up before your adventure begins tomorrow.

  2. Day 2

    Athens Sightseeing.

    Your Local Expert will show you the incredible sights of Athens including the Acropolis and the Parthenon. The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of Athens’ classical spirit and civilization. They form the greatest architectural and artistic complex bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world. In the evening, head back to your deluxe hotel for a relaxed evening before you head to Mykonos in the morning.

  3. Day 3

    Mykonos.

    After your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port for the ferry sailing to Mykonos. Upon arrival you'll be taken to your picturesque hotel, your home for the next few nights. Explore the town of Mykonos and discover the maze of pretty alleyways of stunning Cycladic houses that make up the island. Later, make a welcoming stop to taste a selection of local delicacies and learn the secrets of Mykonian Cuisine with a Local Expert.

  4. Day 4 - Relaxed Start

    Set sail for Paradise.

    Meet a Greek captain on a wonderful cruise to the stunning, world-famous south coast beaches of Mykonos, where you can sit back and relax as you enjoy the weather and coastal views. Sail from Kalafatis Beach to Paradise beach whilst enjoying Greece’s national drink and local titbits, listening to your captain’s wonderful insights into island life and his passion for sailing the sparkling Aegean Sea.

  5. Day 5 - Relaxed Start

    Mykonos at leisure.

    Enjoy free time this morning. Why not visit Delos, a small island off the coast of Mykonos? The island is an archaeological site that houses iconic ruins, including Doric temples, markets, an amphitheatre and mosaics. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it is one of the most unique sights worldwide, with ongoing excavations and a beautiful small museum.

  6. Day 6

    Depart Mykonos.

    After breakfast at your hotel you will be transferred to the port of Mykonos to board the ship to Piraeus. Once here you will be met at the port and transferred to your Athens hotel. There is time in the afternoon for you to do some last-minute sightseeing, souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel.

  7. Day 7

    Depart Athens.

    Your Greek adventure ends today, but the fond memories remain! After breakfast at the hotel take a transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Highlights

 

TOP RATED HIGHLIGHTS

  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century B.C. Steps away you'll see the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion.
  • Mykonos: Explore Mykonos Town and wander the beautiful blue and white streets.
  • Mykonos: Meet a Greek captain who will take you on a south caique cruise of Mykonos.
  • Athens: Soak in the last views of paradise as you ride the ferry back to Athens.

AUTHENTIC DINING

  • Mykonos: Learn about traditional Mykonian cuisine as you taste some of the local delicacies.
  • Dining Summary: 5 Breakfasts (B) and 1 Dinner (D) all with tea or coffee.

STAY IN STYLE

  • Athens: An elegant hotel fantastic access to the key highlights of Athens. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offers luxury and style in the heart of the historical city of Athens.
  • Athens: Situated in the centre of Athens, the Divani Caravel Hotel is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offering elegant rooms, sumptuous suites, and a variety of restaurants and bars. For the health conscious there is a rooftop health club, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Head to the hotel’s upper floors for breathtaking views of the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill.
  • Mykonos: Positioned in Tourlos Bay, just 2 km from cosmopolitan Mykonos town, this modern hotel overlooks the Aegean Sea and the ancient island of Delos, the mythological birthplace of Apollo. It offers luxury accommodation, bars and a private pool, making it an idyllic place to relax and rejuvenate.

INCLUDED INSIGHT SERVICES

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • Your stay on the islands is locally hosted. On departures with 10 or more guests, travel between islands is fully escorted.
  • Transportation on the islands is by air-conditioned coach or luxury minibus.
  • High-speed ferry transfers from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini. Ferry schedules and the availability of high-speed ferries may be affected by adverse weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Porterage is not available on ferries.
  • Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations.

Optional experiences

Most Insight trips already include a host of bonus highlights and comprehensive sightseeing. There may also be an exciting array of Optional Experiences which will turn an already amazing experience into the trip of a lifetime! These are entirely optional and can be booked through your Travel Director/Local Representative at the commencement of your trip. Please note, many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Insight Vacations.

Prices and availability of Optional Experiences are subject to change.

Accommodation

 

Divani Caravel Hotel/Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre, Athens.

Athens (Traditional) - Greece

An elegant hotel fantastic access to the key highlights of Athens. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offers luxury and style in the heart of the historical city of Athens.
Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre is located in the central Athens suburb of Ilissia, named after the hidden historic river that still flows below the main road. Your traditional, yet comfortable room offers all modern amenities to ensure you stay, whether short or long, is most enjoyable.

Rhenia Hotel/Petinos Hotel, Mykonos.

Mykonos (Traditional) - Greece

An exclusive traditional hotel in Mykonos with breath-taking sea views. Comprising the traditional architectural elements with comfort facilities and simple but modern design throughout the property, this hotel represents Mykonos’ accommodation and hospitality at its best.
The Porto Mykonos is set in the perfect location - overlooking Mykonos' Old Port, away from the busy main town which can still be easily accessed with a 10 minute walk. The pool and sundeck showcase incredible views over the Agean, while all rooms offer views of either the sea or the garden and are comfortably furnished to make you feel right at home. What could be more ideal for your relaxing stay on this beautiful island?

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