Highlights of Greece and Italy

   Exploring highlights, important landmarks,  ancient sites, beautiful cities, and islands in 10 days

Covering: 
Athens and, Santorini in Greece
Rome, and Venice in Italy

  • Centrally located 4-star hotels
  • Friendly English speaking personnel
  • All land, airport, and ferry port transfers are included
  • Inside visit museums and ancient sites with skip the line admission
  • All the tours mentioned on the itinerary
  • Customization and options to extend and add on more
    sites and islands available
  • Small groups 8 guests or less per group, (private options available

See the price information, dates and further information below the tour program

     Daily Tour Program

Traveling to Athens, Greece (Flight tickets are usually organized by the guests.
Let us know if you prefer our assistance on organizing your flight tickets. 

KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After checking into your hotel, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own.

Overnight in Athens.

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up at the lobby of your hotel ( meeting time to be determined)
Will start with a panoramic driving tour of Athens, with your guide and or driver guide, during the driving tour you will be seeing and learning about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Greek Parliament building, and Presidential Palace, then s short photo stop at the Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896,
Also on the way to Acropolis,  you will be pointed and learn about the Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus, the University and, the Academy of Athens, National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church

We will then get off the vehicle, near the entrance of Acropolis then continue on visiting Propylae the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.
The last place of the tour will be the new Acropolis Museum where you will see the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis and every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece.
After the tour,  we can take you back to your hotel
or we can drop you at the Plaka district if you like to wander and explore at your own pace.
Overnight in Athens.

Very early in the morning, we will meet you at your Athens hotel take you to Piraeus ferry port. Depart from Athens on a scenic ferry ride to Santorini Island.

After arrival, transfer from the harbor to your hotel.

After check-in, you will have rest of the day to relax, swim and or explore the island on your own.

Santorini is one of those iconic places that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn is a photo opportunity with all of the whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim, while the deep blue Aegean Sea wraps around the geological masterpiece, hundreds of feet below. Its spectacular physical beauty, along with its lively nightlife, your Santorini visit will be unforgettable.

Optional Oia Sun-Set and wine tasting tour available – (Contact us if interested )

Overnight in Santorini.

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a boat trip to the Volcano

11:00 am Meet up at the Athinios Harbor, depart on a scenic sail to Volcano,

Upon arrival have free time to explore and hike to the top of the volcano and have a glance at the active parts, lots of fantastic photo opportunities of the volcano, and from Volcano to the different angles of Magnificent Santorini Island.

Get back to the boat for a short sail to hot Springs (Palea Kameni) Enjoy swimming, then onto Thirassia where you can eat, relax or swim and visit the traditional village of Manola.

After that, sail to back to the Island and enjoy a quick stop at Armeni, then back to Athinios port.

The tour finish time will be around 17:30 pm. Enjoy the rest of the day and evening at leisure

Overnight in Santorini.

Breakfast at the hotel. 
In the morning we will provide a transfer to Santorini Airport for your departure to Rome

>>>>> Flight to Rome >>>>

BENVENUTO! Welcome to Italy!

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.
After checking into your hotel, you will have the rest of the day free to rest and explore-
Rome on your own.

Overnight in Rome.

Breakfast at the hotel
AM – Meeting time to be determined.
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for your comprehensive full day tour to visit the Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel the home of Michelangelo’s Last Judgment. ( with pre-organized skip the line admission tickets.)
Free time for lunch,  then in the afternoon we will continue to visit St. Peters Square, Basilica,  the Coliseum (From Inside)  and the Roman Forum.
After the tour,  we will return the hotel, or can always drop you near the Trevi Fountain and or at the Spanish Steps area.
Overnight in Rome.

Breakfast at the hotel –
Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional full-day tour to Naples and Pompeii sites available,  contact us if interested >>>>>
Overnight in Rome.

Breakfast at the hotel Depart from on a scenic train ride to Venice. Upon arrival, you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Venice.

Breakfast at the hotel
AM Meet up with the guide and start the day with a guided walking tour.  Hear the history of St Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge from a local guide, and visit St Mark’s Basilica.
Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice’s backstreet and charming canals, St Mark’s Basilica See Campo Santa Maria Formosa, the home of Marco Polo, and the Rialto Bridge.
Explore small back streets, narrow passageways, and piazzas, as you learn about historical Venice from your guide.
After the tour, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
An optional Gondola Ride can be arranged at your request. 
Overnight in Venice.

Breakfast at the hotel, met up at the hotel and transfer to Venice Airport,

Good bye and have a safe trip back home.

* Add more days in Santorini or Athens or both
* Add on Crete island –  ( + 3 days)
* Add on Crete and Rhodes islands ( + 6  Days)

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