Athens, Zakynthos & Santorini Experience

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Discover the trilogy of iconic Greek destinations, on a ten-day experience with a little of everything. Island bliss, archaeological wonder, rural highlights and safe urban exploration. Everything is fully individualised to your tastes and interests.

Start in Athens, where you have two nights in an ancient city and a private tour of the key historical sites. Fly to Zakynthos and laze around the island, including a boat charter that takes you to the Blue Caves and Shipwreck Beach. Finally it’s to Santorini, where you’re staying amid the blue and white houses and explore the best of the island.

Day 1 - Athens

Four Seasons Astir Palace

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel, Athens Riviera

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The Athens Riviera exudes a glamor that has captured the imagination of the world. Spend some time at this iconic seaside sanctuary that is just a stone’s throw away from historic Athens. The focus on seamless indoor and outdoor living presents plenty of opportunities to embrace the surrounding nature. Light and space abound, the hotel’s emphasis on clean lines and modern aesthetics easily brings out a sense of comfort. You will find a home away from home here. Use this exquisite hideaway as a base for you to travel around the region, or stay in your suite for pure unwinding that is guaranteed to rejuvenate all your senses.

Day 2 - Exploring Ancient Athens

The Acropolis of Athens, Greece, with the Parthenon Temple on top of the hill during a summer sunset

Athens History Tour

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If Greece were the cradle of civilization, then Athens is its epicenter. In the company of one of the city’s best guides, walk through archeological sites built by great emperors. Imagine the past come to life. Unravel the captivating Greek mythology as you visit temples dedicated to the omnipotent gods and goddesses.Stroll across the Acropolis. This crown jewel is perched atop a rocky hill, watching over the sprawling city throughout the ages. Spend time in the Acropolis Museum to view an extensive collection dating back to antiquity. This is the quintessence of Athens, cloaked in millennia-old resplendence, and you will delve deep into its layered history.

Day 3 - Zakynthos

Porto Zante Villas _ Spa

Stay at Porto Zante, Zakynthos

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Leave your worries behind as you settle down at Porto Zante. This is a five-star hotel nestled at the edge of the island of magical Zakynthos. Stroll along the private beach in solitude. Swim in a turquoise sea that seems to blend seamlessly into the sky. You can try the watersports, or enjoy a brief jaunt to the nearby Venetian villages to mingle with the locals.  It might be hard to leave your spacious villa, which opens into a heated pool. Here you will be tempted to create your own sunset ritual, with a view of the Ionian Sea that is quintessentially Greek.

Days 4 & 5 - Cruising Around Zakynthos

Couple in love enjoying summer vacations on a yacht in Zakynthos Greece - Navagio beach

Zakynthos Boat Charter

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Cruise around beautiful Zakynthos on a private yacht and travel counterclockwise to the boating crowds. Travel in style and comfort, as you zoom across turquoise waters and lay anchor besides the island's most astonishing sights.Like Blue Caves, strange geologic formations full of small coves and places to swim in private. Then Shipwreck, one of the world's most photographed beaches, a place you can enjoy more when you have the freedom of your own boat.Steep cliffs overlook beaches to the west of Zakynthos and here you can snorkel in a pristine underworld world. Expect a fabulous sunset and a day that is tailored to your wishes.

Day 6 - Santorini

Canaves Oia Epitome

Canaves Oia Epitome, Santorini

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Find your oasis at the prestigious island-getaway of Canaves Oia Epitome. Besides the fishing village of Oia in Santorini, an immaculately whitewashed Cycladic resort welcomes you. This award-winning resort strikes a nice balance between rustic earthiness and modern luxury. Indulge in a sun-drenched escape from your stonewalled villa. Spend time at your private pool terrace surrounded by phenomenal views. Sit down to a sophisticated Mediterranean cuisine refined by an authentic Greek touch.Canaves Oia Epitome is the perfect base to acquaint yourself with Santorini. It is your gateway to savor the finest things in life. And it offers you an uninterrupted, tourist-free view of perhaps the most famous sunset on earth.

Day 7 - Cruising Around Santorini

Santorini sunset at dawn village of Oia Greece

Santorini Sunset Catamaran Cruise

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Explore Santorini on a catamaran. Find out why this island is named one of the most romantic places on Earth. Sail by the uninhabited island of Aspronisi, born from a massive eruption. Snorkel near the otherworldly Red Beach, then enjoy a barbecue onboard your private vessel. Drift into the heart of the caldera, brushing past a volcano. Stop at the renowned White Beach for a swim and a photoshoot, if you like. As evening draws to a close, glide under the picturesque village of Oia. Watch as the world comes to a halt, bewitched by an incredible sunset.

Day 8 - Santorini Island

Santorini island, Greece. Oia town traditional white houses and churches with blue domes over the Caldera, Aegean sea.

Santorini Island Tour

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Look forward to a day of unhurried exploration, as you comb through alluring Santorini. Begin from the highest point of the island, and slowly make your way to a local farm for a delectable food tasting. Cross over to the other side of the island to visit a picturesque lighthouse, before taking a swim at the exquisite Black Beach. Get lost in a village tucked away in a medieval fortress, a place far more authentic than the island’s tourist centres. End your day of fun at the postcard-worthy Pyrgos. Here you will see the iconic whitewashed stone houses stacked upon the cliff, dyed orange by the enchanting sunset.

Day 9 - Departure