Day 1: Athens
Welcome to Greece! Upon arrival at Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, you will be greeted by an OUTstanding Travel Representative, who will assist with your luggage and escort you to your hotel in Athens. Check-in to your hotel in downtown Athens, the birthplace of western civilization, once hailed as the Paris of the Mediterranean, is now a bustling modern city, a colorful tapestry of eastern and western influences, full of outdoor cafes, pedestrian streets, parks and gardens, street bazaars, dilapidated mansions and ancient ruins.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
We suggest an evening at the Plaka, where you'll find typical Greek taverns.
Overnight AthensDay 2: Athens – Athens tour
After your delicious breakfast, you will be met by your guide at your hotel for a 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 & 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 meet an OUTstanding Travel representative and party through the vibrant gay scene of Athens.
Overnight Athens Day 3: Mykonos
Eat a delicious breakfast and check out of your hotel. Transfer to the port or the airport of Athens for your trip to Mykonos.
Upon arrival in Mykonos you will be welcomed by an OUTstanding Travel representative and you will transfer to your hotel, where you will spend four nights in a wonderful setting with an elegant atmosphere and friendly staff.
Leisure time to 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 that the town has to offer.
The night is young, so an OUTstanding representative will meet you at your hotel to take you on an approximate 2 hour pub crawl to experience the vibrant and exciting nightlife of Mykonos (drinks are not included).
After all Mykonos is a renowned gay friendly island, so you will have all the time in the world to have exciting nights out and a great time all day long.
Overnight Mykonos Day 4: Mykonos – Delos Tour
In the morning you will be taken to the old port and after a 30 minute boat ride you will arrive at Delos. Witness one of the major archaeological sites in Greece, the island of Delos.
This Island is believed to be the renowned birthplace of Artemis and Apollo and also a trading and religious center of antiquity. Our English speaking guide will introduce you to this magnificent open air museum and explain every single detail.
The cruise ends midafternoon when you will return back to Mykonos and have rest of the day at leisure. You can wander around Mykonos Town for some shopping in one of the designer shops and boutiques, or you can relax in one of the waterfront cafes.
Overnight MykonosDay 5: Mykonos
Leisure day to enjoy the sea and the sun or spend your time as you wish. Mykonos is known for one of the Islands with the best beaches where you can soak up the sun and feel free to enjoy yourself. In the upbeat beach bars you can mingle with fabulous people from around the world.
The most famous beaches are those of Paradise or Super Paradise.
Paradise and Super Paradise both have beach side clubs which you can dance the day away while making new friends.
You may like to have a meal in one of the beach bars or perhaps go back to Mykonos downtown for a stroll and a cold frappe.
If you like to explore the Mykonos gay nightlife scene once again, go out and simply have fun!
Overnight MykonosDay 6: Santorini
Enjoy your breakfast and after checking out, your transfer will pick you up and take you to the hydrofoil 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 an 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.
Overnight Santorini Day 7: Santorini
Santorini is the place to be when it comes to relaxation in a soothing environment. Wind down in your room taking in the spectacular views or take a dip in the pool and let yourself go into a rejuvenating atmosphere and mode.
Those of you who wish to travel around a bit there are wonderful beaches in the south east coast of Santorini, such as the well-organized black beache's of Perissa and Kamari.
You can also wander around the capital of Fira and enjoy some shopping or sightseeing.
We will be happy to arrange a boat trip to the volcano and the volcanic islets of the caldera or a trip to Oia, to watch the amazing sunset. In the evening, enjoy some dinner at one of the romantic and delicious restaurants around Santorini.
Overnight SantoriniDay 8: Naxos
Enjoy your delicious breakfast and afterwards check out of your hotel and meet your transfer who will take you to the port to catch the hydrofoil to Naxos.
The Greek city of Naxos is steeped in mythological mystique and ancient history. The purported home of Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, is fringed with glorious beaches, collisions of turquoise waters and sapphire horizons. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by an OUTstanding Travel representative and who will accompany you to your hotel. As soon as dusk has turned into night, Chora is transformed into a center of fun for all tastes. Lose yourself in the labyrinth of small streets with restaurants and bars in the Old Town or watch the moon while sitting at a seaside bar along the port's promenade
Overnight Naxos Day 9: Naxos
Leisure day to enjoy the sea and the sun or spend your time as you wish.
Naxos is a beach lover’s paradise with a stretch of sandy beaches hroughout the island.
The most popular of course, are those that are closest to town, those that are best for windsurfing and water sports. Most are accessible by local buses.
Of course, there are many more secret coves and those that are accessible by sea that are worthy of exploration. Local buses to the beaches are available throughout the summer.
The rich culinary heritage of Naxos is apparent throughout the island, from the traditional dishes that are served during the holidays to the daily fare served in restaurants. The island is also known for its gastronomy and vast agricultural life produces products such as potatoes, meat, cheese and the unique-to-the-region kitro liqueur.
In the evening indulge in the delights of the island's rich culinary heritage.
Overnight NaxosDay 10: Naxos – Departure flight
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to either Naxos Airport or Naxos port for your deomstic flight or ferry to Athens (flight and ferry not included). Hope you enjoyed your time and have everlasting memories of Greece.
Goodbye and Antío :)
THE RATES BELOW INCLUDE:
· Assistance at Athens airport upon arrival by an OUTstanding Travel representative
· Private transfer from Athens International Airport to Athens City (Day 1)
· 9 overnights in the below mentioned hotels on Bed and Breakfast Basis
· Private walking tour with a guide of Athens (Day 2)
· Evening tour with an OUTstanding Travel representative (Day 2)
· Private transfer from hotel to Piraeus port in Athens (Day 3)
· High-speed ferry from Athens to Mykonos (Day 3)
· Meet and assist at the port of Mykonos and private transfer to the Hotel (Day 3)
· Pub Crawl around Mykonos with an OUTstanding Travel Representative (Drinks not included. Day 3)
· Joint group Day tour (Gay friendly) to the island of Delos (Day 4)
· Private transfer from the Hotel in Mykonos to Mykonos Port (Day 6)
· High-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini (Day 6)
· Meet and assist at the Santorini port and private transfer to the Hotel (Day 6)
· Private transfer from the Hotel in Santorini to Santorini Port (Day 8)
· High-speed ferry from Santorini to Naxos (Day 8)
· Meet and assist at the Naxos port and private transfer to the Hotel (Day 8)
· Private transfer from the Hotel in Naxos to Naxos Airport / Port (Day 10)
· Entrance fees to the following sites: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum and all sites on the joined group tours. The below rates excludes:
· Expenses of personal nature
· All flights are excluded
· Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
· Gratituities not included
· Any other item not mentioned above Cancellation Policy:
• 28 - 21 days before arrival date: 10% from the total services
• 20 - 14 days before arrival date: 25% from the total services
• 13 – 7 days before arrival date: 50% from total services
• Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from total servicesPayment:
It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.