MINOS TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Day 1 Athens
Upon arrival at Athens International airport our escort will meet you and show you to your taxi . Transfer by our private taxi service to your Hotel downtown Athens. Rest of the day free. We propose an optional night tour to enjoy folk dances with traditional costumes , after having a beautiful bus ride around the illuminated city center . The tour includes dinner at a typical Greek restaurant (tavern). Return to the Hotel and overnight.
Day 2 Athens
After breakfast ,pick up from Hotel and on to the Athens half day city tour. Visit the Panthenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games, of the modern era,were held in 1896 , continue to Zappion Hal, the Parliament House, the Presidential House, the National Garden ,Adrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus ,the National Library , the National Academy , the University of Athens , finally one of the world's heritage monuments - Acropolis . Continue to visit the Acropolis Museum. Return to the Hotel . Afternoon transfer with our private taxi service to the port of Piraeus , for your ferry trip to Heraklio , Crete. Overnight on board in a cabin.
Day 3 Crete - Heraklio
Early arrival at Heraklio port . Meet with our representative and transfer to your Hotel . Room available after 12.00. Free time to swim at the swimming pool , or the beach close to your Hotel. Rest of the day free . Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 Crete - Heraklio
Breakfast at the Hotel . Pick up from your Hotel for a half day tour of Knossos archaeological site. Visit of Knossos Palace and then continue to Archanes traditional village. Time to stroll around the small village , visit the folklore Museum . Lunch on own expenses . Return to the Hotel 3 - 4 p.m. Rest of the day free . Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 5 Crete - Santorini
Breakfast at the Hotel. Pick up from Hotel by our representative and transfer to the port for your ferry trip to Santorini . Boat departs 9.45 and arrives in Santorini 11.40 . Upon arrival in Santorini our representative will meet you and transfer you to your Hotel . Free time to explore the island . Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6 Santorini
Breakfast at the Hotel . Pick up from Hotel and transfer to port to catch the caique for the tour to Volcano and Hot springs . After sailing 10 minutes you will reach the Volcano lava "Nea Kammeni",where you will have 1 hour approximately time to walk up to the still active crater. You will then sail to reach the Hot Springs ,continue to Thirassia island ,where they will spend 2 hours approximately. Return to the port and then to the Hotel . Rest of the day free . Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 7 Santorini - Athens
Breakafst at the Hotel . Pick up from Hotel by our representative and transfer to the port for your ferry trip to Piraeus . Upon arrival at Piraeus meet with our representative and transfer to your Hotel . Overnight.
Day 8 Athens
Breakfast at the Hotel . Pick up from our private taxi service and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.