SANTORINI & MYKONOS
Did you know that the whole complex of Santorini islands is still an active volcano and probably the only volcano in the world whose crater is in the sea? The islands that form Santorini came into existence as a result of intensive volcanic activity; twelve huge eruptions occurred, one every 20,000 years approximately, and each violent eruption caused the collapse of the volcano’s central part creating a large crater. The volcano, however, managed to recreate itself over and over again.
Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway in Greece, since there are not many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea! A trip to Santorini with your other half is a dream for anyone who has seen at least one photo of the island’s famous Caldera.
A visit to Santorini is the ultimate gastronomic experience, as the island is a true culinary paradise!
Mykonos is Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. And did you know that the island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, “Mykonos”?
Soak up the atmosphere along the lively waterfront and admire a fleet of fishing boats casting colourful reflections in the azure waters. This is where you will find the Kazárma building, which served as accommodation for the soldiers of Manto Mavrogenous, a heroine of the Greek Revolution.
On the island you can find many well-organized diving centers (some of them also offer snorkeling lessons) and stores specializing in diving equipment. Explore the island on a caicque or a boat and discover secluded beaches, or take a boat tour around the nearby islets, which are also ideal fishing spots!
In Mykonos, take the opportunity to explore the tiny archaeological gem of Delos, just a short boat trip away. Delos was a sacred island in ancient times, and according to mythology was the birthplace of the twin gods Apollo and Artemis.
Day 1: Arrival Athens Airport, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 2: Half Day Athens tour. Overnight in Athens.
Day 3: Transfer to Piraeus port, high-speed ferry to Santorini. Upon Arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 4: Free day in Santorini (optional HD Volcano Tour). Overnight in Santorini.
Day 5: Free day in Santorini. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 6: Transfer to Santorini port, high-speed ferry to Mykonos. Upon Arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 7: Half Day Delos Tour. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 8: Free day in Mykonos. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 9: Transfer to Mykonos port, high-speed ferry to Athens. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 10: Transfer to Athens airport, departure flight.
Rates in USD, per person, sharing a double room Pax 2:
Low Season / High season
￼￼￼￼￼￼Group $2200 / $2700 per person ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Private $3350 / $3800 per person ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Low season: April, May, October
High season: June, July, August, September
All private transfers as per itinerary
3 night accommodation in Athens in Titania Hotel (www.titania.gr) in Double room or similar on BB basis
1 night accommodation in Santorini in Santorini Palace Hotel (www.santorinipalacehotel.com>Double room or similar on BB basis
2 night accommodation in Mykonos in Kosmoplaz (www.mykonoskosmoplazhotel.gr) in Double room or similar on BB basis
High-speed ferries Piraeus – Santorini – Mykonos – Piraeus
Sojourn Turkey representative in Greece and personalized services 24 hours / day
– Reduction for 3 star hotels: $130 per person in Double room (hotels similar to Stanley Hotel in Athens, Loucas Hotel in Santorini, Alkistis Hotel in Mykonos)
– Supplement for 5 star hotels: $190 per person in Double room (hotels similar to Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens, Belvedere Hotel in Santorini, Royal Myconian Hotel in Mykonos)
Excluding: any flights, all tips, meals.