DAY 1: Santorini
Welcome to Greece! Upon arrival at Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos, International Airport, you will take the connecting flight to Santorini.
Santorini is a picture perfect island with amazing sunsets, wonderful volcanic views that will captivate you and unsurpassed natural beauty attracting travelers from all over the world. As soon as you arrive you will be welcomed by OUTstanding Travel representative who will transfer you to your hotel. In the evening you can have dinner in one of the caldera-rimmed restaurants while watching the famous Santorini sunset, a unique once in a lifetime experience.
DAY 2: Santorini
After your breakfast start a 5 hour catamaran cruise along the caldera. What better way to explore Santorini than from the water? Sail the Caldera and visit the Hot Springs, see towering volcanic cliffs, swim, snorkel, and dine on delicious gourmet meals. Enjoy linen service, lunch and dinner while anchored in a private bay that offers a spectacular caldera view. You will embark on catamarans that will sail you to the Red and White beaches, hot springs, past the volcano and to explore private bays for swimming and snorkeling. Depart from Vlihada Marina sailing past the Ancient City of Akrotiri to the Red and White Beaches. Sail past the Indian Head Mountain and Venetian Lighthouse into the picturesque Caldera. You will visit private bays for swimming and snorkeling. After the Hot Springs, a delicious BBQ lunch is prepared in a beautiful secluded bay. After lunch, you then sail past the Volcanic Islands and Aspronisi before heading back to Vlihada Marina.
DAY 3: Santorini
Enjoy a day at leisure on this magnificent island, spend the day exploring Santorini’s towns, beaches and visiting its wineries. Indications tell us that viticulture and vine processes on the island of Santorini go back 3500 years, from 1700 B.C., in the form of pips that were found during excavations at Akrotiri and also pot engravings depicting grapes. Today Santorini constitutes one of the best organized wine-tourist destination with visitable wineries, excellent restaurants and wine tasting. Megalohori is a great place to visit by ATV as it has 4 great wineries: Gavalas Vineyard, Antoniou, Boutari, and Canava Roussos. Also, there is the famous Santos Winery in nearby Pyrgos.
Or you may enjoy this day at leisure on Santorini sitting by the pool, relaxing with a cocktail, dreaming of blue seas. Or, if you are feeling energetic, walk to Santorini's capital, Fera, with its shops, museums, tavernas & nightlife. Hop a taxi back to your hotel after a night of dancing.
DAY 4: Mykonos
Enjoy your delicious breakfast, check out and you will be transferred to the port to catch the hydrofoil to Mykonos Upon arrival in Mykonos you will be welcomed by OUTstanding Travel representative and get transferred to your hotel, where you will spend four nights in a wonderful setting with elegant atmosphere and friendly staff. Leisure time to take advantage of and relax at the hotel pool or get acquainted with the town reflecting Greek authenticity combined with upscale elegance. Have a nice dinner and a couple of cocktails in one of the lively bars, the night is young and you can have fun.
DAY 5: Mykonos
The best way to witness the grandeur of ancient Greece in the Cyclades is visiting Delos, one of the most magnificent archaeological sites you will ever visit. After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the old port of Mykonos by local representative to set off for you half day tour of Delos, which is only 30 minutes from Mykonos. Once you arrive on the island our English speaking guide will show you around and explain everything this religious and trading center of the past. Return to Mykonos late afternoon and leisure time to enjoy a nice meal or go shopping downtown in the wonderful boutiques and designer shops competing with these in world capitals. Mykonos is all about having fun and is has a well-known energy-filled gay scene that will thrill you.
DAY 6: Mykonos
Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy this unique island. Mykonos Island is a wonderful kaleidoscope of cosmopolitan shops, rocking bars, quaint windmills, great beaches, homey taverns and hidden churches all set against a brilliant blue backdrop. And it's not just the water that sparkles in the sun on Mykonos, but also the marble streets and beautiful white cubist buildings that characterize the island's architecture.
DAY 7: Athens
After breakfast you will be transferred to the port for your return trip to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens, you will be taken to your central Athens hotel where you will be meet with OUTstanding Travel Representative and enjoy a gay tour of Athens
DAY 8: Athens – Athens Tour
After your delicious breakfast, you will be met by your guide at your hotel for your walking tour of Athens.
The tour begins with the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards. Continue towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, and you will view both Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. From there you walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walk way of Dionysiou Areopagitou and pass by the Melina statue.
Enter the Acropolis from the south slope to avoid the crowds & also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill enjoy a breathtaking view of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument & the surrounding monuments such as the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars & Pnyx Hills. Onto the Acropolis Museum - which is a must see.
In the afternoon after the end of the tour you will be end at your hotel and you have free time to relax. You can also hop on the tram and visit the coastal suburbs of Athens with the great restaurants and elegant bars ideal for upscale night-time entertainment.
DAY 9: Athens – Departure flight
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, for your flight back home with everlasting memories of Greece! Goodbye and Antío and see you soon.
THE RATES INCLUDE:
•8 overnights in the below mentioned hotels on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
•Assistance at Santorini airport upon arrival by an OUTstanding Travel representative.
•Private transfer from Santorini Airport to the Hotel (Day 1)
•Joined group semi-private catamaran Day tour (Gay friendly) in Santorini (Day 2)
•Private transfer from the Hotel in Santorini to the Port (Day 4)
•High-speed ferry from Santorini to Mykonos (Day 4)
•Meet and assist at the port of Mykonos and private transfer to the Hotel (Day 4)
•Joined group Day tour (Gay friendly) in Mykonos to island of Delos (Day 5)
•Private transfer from the Hotel in Mykonos to the Port (Day 7)
•High-speed ferry from Mykonos to Piraeus (Day 7)
•Private transfer from Piraeus port to Athens (Day 7)
•Private walking tour with a guide of Athens (Day 8)
•Private transfer from the Hotel in Athens to Athens Airport (Day 9)
•Entrance fees to the following sites: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum and all sites on the joined group tours.
The rates exclude:
• Expenses of personal nature
• Any flights
• Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
• Gratituities not included
• Any other item not mentioned above
•Up to 29 days prior to arrival date: 15% from the total services
•28 – 21 days before arrival date: 30% from the total services
•20 – 14 days before arrival date: 50% from the total services
•13 – 7 days before arrival date: 80% from the total services
•Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from the total Services
It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.