Day 2: Experience Historical Chania - Join a local expert for an immersive learning experience through the charming town of Chania and its environs. We’ve created the ideal private-guide itinerary for Cretian visitors looking to get the most out of their day. Together with our private guide and vehicle, we will explore Chania’s Old Town, the Commonwealth Cemetery, the hill of Venizelos Tombs, and Agia Triada Monastery. This tour is a fitting introduction for those looking to discover Crete through a cultural, historical, and scenic lens. (Optional $75)
Day 3: Georgioupolis Land Rover Off-Road Tours - Escape the tourist trail and
spend a day exploring the beauty near Georgioupolis. By traveling in a Land Rover, you’ll be able to access off-road sites that you wouldn’t discover otherwise. Visit incredible archaeological sites, traditional villages, secluded beaches. The tour will also take you to a winery, an olive oil factory, a castle, and multiple historical sites. A delicious local lunch and beverage included. (Optional $115)
Day 5: Santorini Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting & Sunset in Oia - Santorini is quintessential Greece. Discover the draw-dropping scenery, see old Greek ladies strolling along cobbled lanes, and satisfy your palate by tasting local wines on this all-encompassing tour. Yia Mas!
We will board a luxury coach; First stop, Profitis Ilias, the highest point on the island. Take in an incredible panorama of the entire Island of Santorini with stunning deep blue colors of the Aegean Sea, as we learn about the island´s fascinating volcanic history.
Wander around the courtyard of the 18th-century monastery that sits on top of the mountain. Then visit the Saint Nektarios chapel and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings.
Continue to the village of Pyrgos, a hidden gem of Santorini. Wander through its winding alleys and immerse yourself in its traditional atmosphere. See typical houses, blue-domed churches, and quaint shops. Walk up to its imposing castle for beautiful vistas of the area.
The next stop is Emporio, where we will join a guided walk and visit the small Venetian fortress. Feel like you’re on the set of Mamma Mia as you discover the many doorways, windows, alleys, and arches of this picturesque medieval village.
Continue to Perissa Beach, also known as Black Beach, where there will be plenty of free time to go swimming in the sea or have lunch (not included in price) at one of the Greek tavernas facing the beach.
Take the opportunity to taste local Santorinian wine, one of the most famous products of the island. Learn about the winemaking process and enjoy a private wine tasting session of three wines made of local grape varieties.
In the early evening, arrive at the cliff-top village of Oia with its famous blue-domed churches. Embark on a guided walk from Saint George's Church in the most peaceful part of Oia. Learn about Oia´s glorious maritime past and admire elegant captains' mansions and cave-like houses along the way.
Once at the bustling castle area, enjoy some free time to take some photos, shop, or have a relaxing drink. Finally, watch an incredible sunset before meeting up with our guide who will be waiting opposite Platsani Church. Board the bus for a relaxing evening journey back to the hotel. (Optional $95)
What to bring: Closed-toe Shoes, Sun Hat, Towel, Sunscreen
Not allowed: Oversized Luggage & Open-toed shoes
Day 6: Cruise to the Volcanic Islands of Santorini's Caldera Region;
*Peer into the crater of an active volcano
*Swim in volcanic sulfur waters
*Explore the the city of Thirassia at your leisure
Sail from Athinios Port to small islands that are home to volcanos, hot springs, and traditional villages. Enjoy some free time on each island, enjoy the fantastic views and charming atmospheres of typical Greek countryside.
Set sail from Athinios and enjoy live commentary on board throughout the journey. First, stop at Nea Kameni where you can take the path to the crater of the active volcano as you enjoy free time to explore the island. Next, head to Palea Kameni, and swim in the volcanic hot springs. Return to the boat for a short sail to Thirassia, where we will have free time to explore this charming village. Then, visit Manolas, accessed by winding stairs or by a donkey ride up to the village. (Optional $55)