Greek Island Hopper 2023 Itinerary

Greek Island Hopper 2023

A good itinerary allows travelers to maximize their time away. Our partnership with Globus allows us to provide an itinerary that makes getting around easy and enjoyable while also giving you time on your own to explore like a local – to see what you want, eat where you want, but most of all enjoy your vacation with just enough assistance to make moving around easy and fun.

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MTC is partnered with Viator, a world wide tour company, offering tours in Athens, Mykonos and Santorini.

You will find links to optional activities to each of these destinations so please take the time to review these links and discover even more to love and do in the Greek Isles.

Day 1:
Friday, April 28th

ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE

ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE

Welcome to Athens! You will be transferred from the Athens to your hotel for the next 3 nights. Enjoy the rest of today on your own.

Our customized itinerary includes one pre-night in Athens to give you one full day on your own to do as you please. Maybe a day trip to Delphi, or a Gourmet Food Walking Tour – so many choices and wonderful things to do, see and taste.

Day 2:
Saturday, April 29th

ATHENS, GREECE

ATHENS, GREECE

Day 2 is your day to enjoy Athens.

At 6:00 PM, meet your local Globus Host and traveling companions for a welcome drink

Day 3:
Sunday, April 30th

MARVELS & MYTHS ATHENS

ATHENS-PIRAEUS RAFINA-MYKONOS

Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT

HISTORIC SPOTS Explore the heart of Ancient Greece, in the historic empire where 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, never fail to amaze! See the Panathenaic Stadium on one of the venues of the first modern Olympic Games.

Day 4:
Monday, May 1st

ATHENS-PIRAEUS RAFINA-MYKONOS

MYKONOS

Depart Athens on a High Speed Ferry for Mykonos.

Enjoy a guided walking tour which includes the Church of Agia Kiraki

A regional 3 course dinner is included tonight with a traditional Mykonos dessert – Amygdalota.

Day 4 includes breakfast and dinner

Day 5 & 6 Tuesday & Wednesday May 2nd and 3rd

Explore MYKONOS

Explore MYKONOS

Day 5 and 6 are yours to explore Mykonos. Today you can go sailing – maybe a sunset cruise with dinner and drinks, or a Delos Tour or a Tour and Wine Tasting of Mykonian Land. Maybe you want to get in the ocean with a Snorkeling Adventure. You get to choose what you want during this wonderful time on Mykonos.

Did you know that Delos is Knowns as the birthplace of the immortals in Greek mythology, this island is the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis– rendering it sacred- that no mortal is permitted to be born, live, or die here, the island and its magnificent archaeological site may only be visited.

Day 7: Thursday, May 4th

MYKONOS–SANTORINI

SANTORINI

Hop on a ferry and cross the sparkling blue waters to the iconic island of Santorini After a dinner of traditional specialties head to one of the island’s viewpoints to catch the breathtaking beauty of a Santorini sunset..

Day 8: Friday, May 5th

Explore SANTORINI

Explore SANTORINI

Sights & Sips in Santorini. Today your host will take you on a walking tour that includes a picture stop at The Cathedral and a glass of ouzo – a signature drink of SAntorini. You have free time this afternoon and evening.

Did you know Ouzo and Greek culture are perhaps linked more closely than any other beverage on the islands. The signature liquorice taste of this iconic aperitif is actually derived from anise herbs and remnants of winemaking grapes. It’s wise to sip slowly when visiting any of the many ouzeries (ouzo bars) in Greece!

Day 9:
Saturday, May 6th

SANTORINI

SANTORINI-ATHENS

Day 9 is Free to explore Santorini. Maybe a Catamaran Cruise, or Wine Tasting and Vineward tour, or check out the Santorini Volcano & Hot Spring Tour and don’t forget a romantic sunset cruise with meal & drinks to wrap up your Island Hopper.

Day 10:
Sunday, May 7th

ATHENS

ATHENS

Day 10 will include a flight back to Athens for your final night in the ancient city. You will have the evening to explore again and take in the delightful sights of Greece.

Day 11: Monday, May 8th

Depart for the U.S

Explore SANTORINI

Transportation to the airport will be provided.

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Vacation Highlights

Vacation Highlights

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!