Athens Golden City & The Magical Volcanic Island

Tour Overview

Take this fun but educative tour & get a chance to explore the rich culture & history of Greece in just a week. A full day exploration of Santorini offers you an opportunity to reach the Greek National Parliament & the Presidential residence with the freedom of taking photos. Don’t forget to shop for souvenirs per destination visited in this program as each has something different to offer. Explore the Santorini Volcano together with its beautiful beaches & the amazing people of this wonderful destination. In this same program, you have the chance to feel the ferry & boat cruise to some of the scenic islands of Greece.

Trip Highlights

  • Tour the Greek Parliament
  • Visit Presidential residence & the Panathenian Stadium
  • Tour the ancient temples of Greece
  • Taste Greece’s traditional cuisines
  • Explore the Greek historical monuments
  • Photo moment at the lunar landscape in Sarakiniko – Milos
  • Cruise to Milos Island
  • Explore the lunar-like beaches of Santorini
  • Tour Santorini volcano & its crater
  • Cultural interactions
  • Souvenir shopping

Trip Itinerary

Arrival at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”. You will be greeted by our Airport Assistant and you will be transferred to your hotel. Free day for you to discover the wonderful Metropolis, contemporary Athens.

A little of history: Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence starting somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.

Athens is a center for arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum, it is widely referred to as the cradle of western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely because of its cultural and political impact on the European continent, and the Romans. In modern times, Athens is a large cosmopolitan metropolis and central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, political and cultural life in Greece.

Check in at the hotel with the rest of the day free at leisure

Overnight: Pythagorion Hotel / Titania Hotel / Wyndhan Hotel – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for the Athens city tour. We will take you to see the Parliament, a beautiful building in the heart of the City with the Monument of the Unknown Soldier below. Presidential guardsmen in their beautiful traditional costumes, worn during the Greek revolution against the Ottoman Empire in 1821, guard the monument day and night.

After that, you will be taken in front of the Presidential residence and you will visit the Panathenian Stadium, or “Kallimarmaron”. It is a beautiful stadium, built of pure white Athenian marble taken from the Μount Penteli, where the first contemporary Olympic Games were held in 1896.

The temple of Apollo and the Gate of Andrianos are your next sight on the way to the sacred hill of the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Erechthion and all the other wonderful buildings of classical Greece.

After you have finished your visits, famous Plaka awaits! Traditional Athens, delicious traditional food, drinks, shops etc., all for you to enjoy before returning to your hotel. Your day ends early in the afternoon, full of color, memories and beauty!

After the end of the tour, return to the hotel with the rest of the afternoon free at leisure.

Overnight: Pythagorion Hotel / Titania Hotel / Wyndhan Hotel – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After our early morning wake up, we depart with our transfer vehicle to the port of Piraeus – the biggest port in Greece – for our ferry trip to the island of Milos. Milos is a wonderful island full of charm and surprises.

It is mostly famous due to the statue of Venus (Aphrodite) of Milos, a fine piece of Ancient Greek Art, which was discovered on the island and is hosted in the Louvre Museum in Paris today. Over the last years, Milos island has also become famous for the astonishing lunar landscape in Sarakiniko, the exotic water of the beaches and the picturesque architecture of villages, like Klima, Plaka and Pollonia.

Milos is a perfect holiday destination for families and romantic couples, as the island has a unique relaxing atmosphere. Do not miss a boat trip to Kleftiko, also known as the “Sea Meteora”, an amazing region on the southern side with exotic crystal clear waters.

Transfer from the port to your hotel. Check in & overnight at the hotel.

Overnight: Santa Maria Hotel / Santa Maria Luxury Suites – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Our tour today is designed to include the best of Milos in one full day. First you will be taken on an island sightseeing tour followed by a refreshing swim at one of the famous beaches of the island. You will visit the following places:

  • Papafragkas cave

  • Sarakiniko beach (30 minutes’ visit)

  • Plaka (visit to traditional alleys)

  • Catacombs, site where Venus of Milos was found, ruins of ancient town of Klima, ancient theater Fish village of Klima

  • Swim in Palaiochori or Provatas; The beach is organized with beach bars which offer snacks and refreshments.

Tour duration: 10:00 - 18:00. You will later return to your hotel in the evening & the rest of your time will be at leisure.  

Overnight: Santa Maria Hotel / Santa Maria Luxury Suites – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Today we have an early wake up call. Our early bus transfer takes us to Milos port for our ferry trip to Santorini Port, at which we arrive in less than two hours. Transfer upon arrival from the port to your hotel in Santorini.

World renowned for the alluring sunsets and the lunar-like beaches, Santorini is the perfect destination for memorable vacations. Constant volcanic eruptions have formed its unique shape, with the imposing Caldera emerging from the Aegean Sea. Everything about Santorini is magical, from the distinctive architecture of the whitewashed houses to the picturesque villages, the friendly neighborhoods and the spectacular vistas from above.

An island of incomparable beauty and elegance, Santorini exhales a compelling aura of romance all around.  Even in winter, Santorini is an ethereal destination welcoming travelers to explore its beauties. The mild, temperate climate and the majestic landscapes, the effervescent life on the island and the hospitable locals, the multitude of things to do and places to visit, these are all elements adding to the singular character of Santorini.

So be it summer or winter, autumn or spring, this is just the place to be for unforgettable holiday experiences surrounded by the eternal blue of the Aegean!

Upon arrival check in at the hotel & recuperate from the long journey.

Overnight: Polydefkis Hotel / Epavlis Hotel / Splendor Resort – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast we meet our bus and we start the tour of the day. From the port of Athinios, we head by caique boat to the volcano to see the active crater! Then we swim in the hot waters of Palea Kameni where the water temperature reaches 35oC.

Then, sailing above the sub-marine crater, we reach the islet of Thirassia where you can eat, swim and visit the small traditional villages. After Thirassia, we continue to visit Oia to see the magical sunset. You can stroll around this lovely town and feel its magnificent vibes.

After sunset, you head to our bus and we return to our original departure point.

The tour includes a return bus transfer from your hotel to the port of Athinios.

Overnight: Polydefkis Hotel / Epavlis Hotel / Splendor Resort – or similar

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After checking out, our transfer vehicle will be ready to take us to Santorini airport for your outbound flight via Athens.

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

End of Tour


May & June 840 USD 930 USD 1095 USD
Based on 2 Pax
(Taxi transfer)
Based on 6 – 8 Pax (Minivan transfer) 825 USD 930 USD 1110 USD
Based on 20 Pax
(Bus transfer)
785 USD 875 USD 1035 USD
Based on 2 Pax
(Taxi transfer)
920 USD 1045 USD 1205 USD
Based on 6 – 8 Pax
(Minivan transfer)
920 USD 1070 USD 1220 USD
Based on 20 Pax
(Bus transfer)
865 USD 995 USD 1145 USD
September - October P/PAX SHARING 3* P/PAX SHARING 4* P/PAX SHARING 5*
Based on 2 Pax
(Taxi transfer)
885 USD 1010 USD 1190 USD
Based on 6 – 8 Pax
(Minivan transfer)
890 USD 1020 USD 1210 USD
Based on 20 Pax
(Bus transfer)
825 USD 955 USD 1140 USD

Include / Exclude

  • 6 Nights’ Accommodation (2 in Athens, 2 in Milos & 2 in Santorini)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Return private airport transfer from Athens airport to the hotel
  • An English speaking guide is available
  • Half Day Athens sightseeing tour
  • Monument & the Acropolis Museum
  • On seat in coach tours shared
  • Private transfer from Athens hotel to the port, all group sizes.
  • Ferry Tickets Economy class from Piraeus to Milos
  • Return transfer from Milos port to hotel, on seat in coach tours
  • Ferry Tickets Economy class from Milos to Santorini
  • Return transfer from Santorini port to hotel on seat in coach basis
  • Air Tickets
  • Tours in Milos & Santorini
  • Meals not included
  • Visa Fees /Personal expenses /Tips
  • Hotel Taxes (paid on the spot)
  • Nights transfers supplement (valid from 23:00 to 06:00)
  • Any service not mentioned in the included services


Athens Golden City & The Magical Volcanic Island

From 1095 USD/ Per Person

7 Days - 6 Nights


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