Athens & Beyond

Sunset at Temple of Poseidon near Athens, Greece.
IDEAL LENGTH 10 nights
Price From $6,000 pp
When to Go Jul, Aug
Athens & Beyond

This relaxing itinerary is great for couples and families, incorporating history and culture in Athens before enjoying some down-time on some of Europe’s most beautiful beaches.

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival in Athens

Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be escorted by private car to your accommodation. The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure, before dinner at local favourite restaurant.

Day 2

Day 2
Athens Tour

Your day begins with a walking tour of Athens, starting at the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum.

Afterwards, you’ll continue through the many historical and archaeological sites, listening to tales of life in the ancient city.

Day 3

Day 3
Athens – Urban Farm – Cape Sounio

After a relaxing morning and some free time to explore Athens, you’ll embark on a private tour of an urban farm for some olive oil tasting, before visiting the spectacular Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio.

Day 4

Day 4
Corinth – Mycenae – Nafplio

Today you’ll head to the Peloponnese via the Corinth Canal. Along the way you’ll explore ancient Corinth and the prehistoric ruins at Mycenae, before arriving at the pretty town of Nafplio, where you can relax and wander at leisure.

Day 5

Day 5
Nafplio – Epidaurus – Athens

After breakfast your exploration of Ancient Greece continues with a guided tour of Epidaurus, before returning to your hotel.

Day 6

Day 6
Delphi

Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most important sites of Ancient Greece, Delphi. If you’re travelling with children, they’re invited to join a special painting workshop.

Day 7

Day 7
Mykonos

Prepare for some island fun! Today you’ll fly to the Cycladic island of Mykonos, where you’ll check into your hotel before enjoying the rest of your day at leisure.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to recommend suitable activities prior to departure.

Day 8

Day 8
Delos

Take a boat trip to the island of Delos for a guided tour of the legendary birthplace of Apollo.

Day 9

Day 9
Mykonos Beach Hopping

Enjoy some leisure time exploring the beautiful island of Mykonos – perhaps visit the beautiful beaches at Alemagou, Scorpios, and Branco. Then join a cookery lesson to learn the secrets of Mediterranean cuisine.

Day 10

Day 10
Mykonos

Today will be spent at leisure. Laze on the beaches, explore pretty villages, or spend an evening in bustling Mykonos Town.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities that suit your needs prior to departure.

Day 11

Day 11
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • See the monuments and sculptures of the Athens Acropolis

  • Explore the sites of Corinth and Mycenae on the Peloponnese

  • Wander among the ruins of mystical Delphi

  • Take a boat trip to the island of Delos

  • Relax on the golden beaches of Mykonos

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