This fun island hopping tour makes a great add on to any longer holiday in Greece or a great trip in its own right. Your adventure begins on beautiful Mykonos - one of the the country's most popular islands - and after a three night stay you catch the ferry to the stunning volcanic island of Santorini which you can enjoy and explore over the next three days. Lots to see on this trip and plenty of time to relax in the sun.
Your Greek adventure begins when your plane touches down on the island of Mykonos where one of our tour representatives will be waiting to welcome you and take you to your hotel. Mykonos is Greece's most famous cosmopolitan island and a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades with picture postcard views at every turn. Explore on your own today and this evening and try one of the many great restaurants.
After breakfast at you island hotel you will be picked up and taken to the port of Mykonos to join your boat for a trip to the nearby island of Delos. Enjoy this organised tour seeing the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis and one of the most important monuments of Greece. This small island is a must visit while staying on Mykonos. After seeing all the sights relax and watch the sun set on the sea journey back.
Another day to explore picturesque Mykonos with its lovely whitewashed houses and iconic windmills. Have lunch in a taverna in one of the quaint town squares, relax on one of the many gorgeous sandy beaches and go swimming or snorkelling in the clear blue waters. This is your last full day on Mykonos so make the most of it whether you're feeling energetic or plain lazy.
Mykonos - Santorini
After you final breakfast on Mykonos you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the port to catch the ferry to the island of Santorini, the stuff of myth and legend, with its world-famous sunsets and breathtaking volcanic scenery. On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel then you have free time to relax or to explore at your own pace.
Enjoy a full day tour. You are taken to the port where a traditional boat (caique) is waiting. First stop is at the islet of Nea Kameni, which is the volcano of Santorini, where you can climb to the top of crater. Next stop is the small islet of Palea Kameni or Hot Springs, for a short stop for swimming in the warm yellow-green waters. Visit the island of Thirassia then arrive at Ammoudi, from where you take the stairs to Oia village (on foot or by donkey). Wander the narrow streets, admire the unique architecture and watch the famous sunset.
Today is free for you to explore Santorini. Walk the busy narrow streets of Fira, the capital, and the picturesque Imerovigli overlooking the craggy red rock Skaros. Visit Pyrgos, the medieval jewel that dominates the hill, offering the best panoramic view of the island. Get to know every settlement of the island by walking the cobblestone streets and admire the little white chapels, the cave white houses with the blue windows and the imposing mansions of the medieval wealthy families of the island.
Today your island hopping tour of Greece comes to an end. Enjoy your final breakfast at the hotel in Santorini then there may be some time for more sightseeing or shopping for souvenirs before you are picked up by one of our tour representatives and driven to the airport to catch an onward flight, possibly to mainland Greece, or begin your journey back home.