Meet the Gods of Athens

Meet the Gods of Athens and unwind in sun-kissed
beaches of Mykonos, Paros and Santorini
Jun 12 – 21, 2024

Welcome to Greece!

Captivating for its ancient civilizations, mythological legends, and magical natural landscapes! Greece is a southern Mediterranean country with lore beyond today’s borders. Justifiably famous for its atmosphere and islands, democracy to dancing, sparkling seas to towering monasteries, the original Olympics and Marathon, the scenery, culture, and history create indelible memories! We’re honored to help you explore this fascinating area! HIGHLIGHTS: Athens – Mykonos - Paros - Santorini

Special Tasting Experience

Experience a gastronomic adventure taking a short boat ride to the oyster farm in the middle of the bay and with a glass of wine in hand we'll be tasting this natural aphrodisiac straight from the sea.

Private Luxury Mini Yacht

8 Days on a luxury mini yacht with a fantastic crew. Service on board is provided by your captain, the Cruise Coordinator, Adriatic Allure representative, and your experienced crew members.

Professional Guides

Local Experts will provide historical information and interesting insights about the locations, people, culture, lifestyle, and history.

Excursion Package

A breath-taking sites recognized by UNESCO World Heritage. Explore National Park Mljet, Historical Old town Dubrovnik and visit the most famous beach in Croatia.

Itinerary at a glance

10-DAYS / 9-NIGHTS Athens – Mykonos – Paros – Santorini

Day 1 – JUN 12 – Athens
Athens is an amazing city. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your umpteenth there is always something fresh and new to experience. The city is undergoing a cultural rebirth, rediscovering itself in the process and reevaluating what is important for its people and its future. Regardless of one’s interests and tastes there is something here for everyone. Athens throughout the ages has always been a destination for those wanting a historical experience. With the Acropolis being the city’s natural center and the Parthenon perched above looking to Piraeus and the surrounding mountains, the city is filled with historical remnants of its glorious past. Your private driver will transfer you to your central location hotel! Check in and relax! Electra Metropolis is the new luxurious jewel in the heart of the city offering high-caliber comfort and retro chic style. For an urban escape, the hotel boasts a small, rooftop pool with waterfall effect, and a sun terrace offering panoramic views over the city and the Acropolis. Located in the Metropolis area, just below Syntagma Square. This up-and-coming neighborhood is home to some of the best bars and restaurants re-writing the gastronomic map of Athens. In the afternoon we’ll enjoy a Private half-day city tour of Athens. This tour perfectly combines the city’s highlights: the historic city center, the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Your private VIP licensed guide will meet you at your hotel and begin with an introduction about the city’s history. Overnight in Athens.
Day 2 – JUN 13 – Athens – Mykonos
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel and check out. Our driver will transfer us from hotel to Athens airport. Take a domestic flight from Athens to Mykonos Island. Flight from ATHENS to MYKONOS / FLIGHT: A3376 / DEPARTURE: 1:30 pm / ARRIVAL: 2:10 pm *Includes one piece of luggage 23kg per person | *Economy class price per person Upon arrival our driver will be waiting for us at arrival hall, transfer to hotel will follow. Check into hotel and relax. Mykonos Grand is a luxury beach resort admired for their authentic and attentive hospitality that knows no bounds. Scattered across an extensive five acres to provide space and tranquility, the generously sized rooms and suites are decorated in bright white with splashes of blue, orange, or beige. Situated on the serene Agios Ioannis Beach facing the sacred island of Delos, and approximately a 12-minute drive from Mykonos Town. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 3 – JUN 14 – Mykonos
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel. This morning we’ll enjoy a private Mykonos tour. Feel the gentle Aegean breeze touch, while experiencing the brightest of all, the pure white architectural phenomenon and its granite truth. An island with a great cultural inheritance, situated right next to the largest archaeological park of Europe, with a continuous human presence in the last 5000 years and a direct connection with heroes like Hercules and Ajax. An island of natural beauty, wonderful beaches and crystal-clear waters. A cosmopolitan Cycladic gem, eager to reveal to you all its charms and values. We start our island drive with a visit to the lighthouse situated at the northwestern point of the island and in a rugged landscape. Built in 1891, this sleepless guard with the rather abandoned looks has interesting stories to narrate and even greater views to offer. Through the unknown side of the island on narrow unpaved country roads we drive to the village of Ano Mera. Our focal point here is the 15th century Monastery of Our Lady with its amazing architecture and decoration, religious center of Mykonos. On our way back to Mykonos town, we will make a stopover at a creamery, to check the production line and have a taste of the local dairy products*. Afterwards the roads will bring us to the charming town of Mykonos, that we have the chance to explore by foot. Walking through the pedestrian shopping streets of the Chora, we will make a visit to a little mosaic workshop to learn about the techniques of its artistry. As we will move along, we will pass the Public Gardens – a secret gem in the heart of Mykonos town. On the busiest street at the most central part of Mykonos town, next to cafés and restaurants you will also see Tria Pighadhia (Three Wells), the water supply for the entire Mykonos’ Chora in the 18th century. On our way to the famous Windmills, we will walk through the narrowest street you have ever seen to make a stop at 16th century traditional bakery, with its still operating wood burning oven. The Windmills towering over the sea southeast of the capital are the most well-known Mykonos landmarks, and their photograph has traveled around the world countless times. Once we finish taking pictures, we will head towards Little Venice, an utterly picturesque neighborhood in Mykonos, where the homes of the rich merchants of the island were in the 18th century. Before finishing the tour, we will visit the Paraportiani Church of Mykonos which, in essence, is a complex of five smaller temples – four at the base and one sitting atop the other four as dome. Our tour ends when we reach the waterfront – the old harbor, with the numerous taverns and coffeeshops – the perfect place to enjoy a meal, to absorb perfectly all the great images of Mykonos of the past! Afterwards you will be transferred back to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight Mykonos.
Day 4 – JUN 15 – Mykonos – Paros
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel and check out! Our driver will be waiting for us, short drive to Mykonos port will follow where we’ll embark on a ferry to our next destination – island Paros. FERRY MYKONOS TO PAROS / DEPARTURE: 11:40 am / ARRIVAL: 12:20 pm / *Platinum class price per person Upon arrival our driver will transfer us to hotel, check in and relax. Precious hospitality meets elevated living Avant Mar is a luxury five-star resort on the golden shores of Paros, introducing you to a sanctuary of high aesthetics, just a stone’s throw away from vibrant Naoussa. Discover the soothing rhythms of island living from an oasis of contemporary comfort where elevated hospitality finds its true meaning. In the afternoon we’ll enjoy Naousa tour & Wine Tasting – Along with your English-speaking guide you will arrive at the cosmopolitan village of Naousa. Its tiny fishing harbor once a pirate’s den is now filled with traditional fishing boats and surrounded by restaurants and cafes. You will walk through the narrow cobblestone streets and observe the unique beauty of the Cycladic architecture. Continue with a visit to the winery, founded in 1910. Nowadays, the 4th generation of the family cultivates well known and rare indigenous varieties of Paros Island. Tour the century old winery with its underground cellars and one of its organic vineyards that takes you behind the scenes on winemaking, followed by a tasting of 4 premium current releases / 1 library wine (old vintage) accompanied with traditional Parian cheese and charcuterie platters. Overnight Paros.
Day 5 – JUN 16 – Paros
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel. Today we’ll learn how to prepare some local specialties. Learning how to cook in a local home is a wonderful way to gain insight into Parian’s real culture. Mrs Maria will welcome us and let you discover step by step how to prepare a Greek meal ranging from appetizers to desserts. The cooking lesson will take place in her traditional farmhouse and the meal will be prepared with her husband’s organic production. Get ready to get your hands dirty, as you’ll be cooking traditional Parian receipts, such as tzatziki, zucchini fritters, chickpeas, a main course, and a dessert. The receipts change as per fresh products available on the lesson day. There will be hands-on instructions given throughout the lesson, tips, and techniques. You will learn about the local products of Paros, the secrets of the Greek diet, and enjoy specialties accompanied with local wine and Souma (local alcohol). More than a cooking class, the unique occasion to share moments with a Parian family and learns the local way of life. Overnight Paros.
Day 6 – JUN 17 – Paros
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy your last day on Paros at leisure. There’s no denying that Paros beaches are some of the best beaches in Greece! Their golden sand, crystal clear waters, and unspoiled natural beauty make them irresistible. The beaches you should visit are Golden Beach, New Golden Beach, Livadia, Kolymbithres Beach, and Santa Maria Beach. The Archaeological Museum of Paros is the best place to immerse yourself in the island’s long history. It was built in 1960 and hosts, among others, Archaic and Classical sculptures, as well as findings from the Neolithic, Early Cycladic, Mycenaean, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic eras. Some of the most important exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Paros are the marble statue of Gorgon, the marble statue of Artemis, and the marble statue of Nike. Paros Island is home to landmarks that date back to the Byzantine era, such as the Panagia Ekatontapiliani monastery. Overnight Paros.
Day 7 – JUN 18 – Paros – Santorini
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel and check out. Our private transfer is arranged from hotel to port, we’ll take the ferry to Santorini. FERRY PAROS TO SANTORINI / DEPARTURE: 11:20 am / ARRIVAL: 1:25 pm / *Platinum class price per person Upon arrival our driver will be waiting for us and transfer us to Oia. Check in and relax. Arcadia Hotel is the newest addition to the Andronis Exclusive family of five-star hotels, villas and honeymoon retreats on the idyllic island of Santorini. Situated in the serene outskirts of the cosmopolitan town of Oia, above the picturesque fishing town of Ammoudi. In the afternoon you’ll have time at leisure, explore town of Oia, or simply indulge in hotel amenities. Santorini is blessed by a spirit that enhances energies, a revitalizing force that calms your soul and revives the spirit. Overnight Santorini.
Day 8 – JUN 19 – Santorini (Akrotiri & Fira)
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel. In the morning we’ll visit Akrotiri Excavations & Fira. Unfold the history and past of Santorini at the ruins of ancient Akrotiri and witness the unique scenery of the volcanic landscape at the charming town of Fira. Often compared to Pompeii, Akrotiri boasts a much earlier age and preserves amazing ruins dating back to the second millennium BC. Learn about the island’s first inhabitants, who arrived there in 3000 BC. Afterwards, you will continue through the beautiful countryside to reach Fira, the capital of Santorini. It is perched on the edge of an impressive cliff, at a height of 260 meters offering a great panoramic view over the submerged volcano. The town of Fira is a typical Cycladic village made of charming white houses with blue windows and doors, separated from each other by small, paved streets. While in Fira, you will also visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thira which houses artifacts from the excavations at Akrotiri, conducted under the direction of the Archaeological Society at Athens. You will then continue your guided stroll through the town pointing out the highlights and the two black volcanic islets (Kamenes) in the Caldera Bay. In the afternoon we’ll enjoy a Private Sailing Sunset cruise. We’ll start with embarkation from Ammoudi and sail close to the caldera cliffs cruising below Oia, Imerovigli, Fira and the Volcano. We’ll enjoy for about an hour swimming, snorkeling and an on-board barbeque. The menu includes local delicacies with meat, salads, fruits, soft drinks as well as Santorinian wine. Overnight Santorini.
Day 9 – JUN 20 – Santorini
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel and morning at leisure. We’ll wrap our journey with a private Santorini Wine tour. This is our signature tour and your best choice if you want to explore the magic world of the Santorini volcanic wines. Enjoy a stimulating tasting experience under the guidance of our experienced wine experts, learn all about the local grape varieties and the viticulture of Santorini. Overnight Santorini.
Day 10 – JUN 21 – Santorini
Kalimera! Breakfast at hotel and check out! Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye, our private transfer from your hotel to Santorini airport is arranged. Domestic flight to Athens, make sure to book your international flight back home to match this flight. Flight from SANTORINI to ATHENS / FLIGHT: A3353 / DEPARTURE: 8:25 am / ARRIVAL: 9:15 am / *Includes one piece of luggage 23kg per person | *Economy class price per person. Bon Voyage and Thank you!

SRETAN PUT I HVALA!
(Bon Voyage and Thank you!)

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