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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nafplio – Epidaurus – Athens
After breakfast your exploration of Ancient Greece continues with a guided tour of Epidaurus, before returning to your hotel.
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.
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.
Take a boat trip to the island of Delos for a guided tour of the legendary birthplace of Apollo.
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.
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.
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.
HOTELS IN Cyclades: Mykonos & Santorini
HOTELS IN Peloponnese
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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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