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    • 10 Days
    • Group Tour
    • Greek Islands

    Island hopping in Greece

    10 Days Exploring Athens, Santorini & Mykonos

    Spend your Fall or Spring Break in Greece. See the Acropolis up close, visit the Olympic stadium and stroll the markets of Plaka in Athens. Stop by beautiful Santorini for the world’s most astonishing sunset over white and blue-domed houses and get swept up in the island nightlife. Finish the week on the island of Mykonos, where you can kayak, ATV and dance the night away at a beach club.

    Full Package Includes

    • Bus2alps trip leader
    • All transportation
    • Dorm accommodationTop rated and centrally located
    • Breakfast every morning
    • Athens walking tour
    • Exclusive Bus2alps discounts

    Tour Highlights:

    • Historical Athens
    • Santorini sunsets and wine tasting
    • The world famous clubs of Mykonos
    • Beautiful beaches & crystal blue waters
    • Mouth watering traditional Greek food
    • ATV island tours...and much more!

    Your Tour Itinerary

    Day 1Florence to Ancona

    Travel from Florence to Ancona by bus and board the ferry for our crossing to Greece. The overnight crossing on board the ferry (actually more of a cruise ship) is the perfect opportunity to meet your fellow travlers, and enjoy some of the excellent amenities on board. Including restaurants, bars and stores.

    Day 2Arrive in Athens

    We arrive on the Greek mainland at Patras and travel by bus to Athens, and check into our accommodation. After settling in, your trip leaders will take you on a short walking tour to get aquainted with the city center. We will meet up at night to go to an optional welcome dinner at a traditional Greek restaurant in Plaka. The welcome dinner is a great chance to learn about Greek food and includes: various Greek appetizers, a choice of entree, and wine. After dinner head out to enjoy Athens’ rich night life. Your Bus2alps trip leader can give you suggestions on the best places.

    Day 3Explore Athens

    We will depart for the included walking tour of Athens after breakfast. This walking tour is a great way to get acquainted with one of the oldest and most fascinating cities in the Western World. You will see the Greek National Parliament, the 1896 Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis museum, and of course, the Acropolis. Your International Student ID will get you reduced entry to all the sites on the walking tour. In order to receive a reduced entry, your ID must be an international ID from your study abroad program. The walking tour ends at Monastiraki Square. Here you can have a sit down lunch or grab a cheap gyro from a traditional Greek Gyro stand. The afternoon is free to have custom sandals made, shop at the flea market and souvenir shops, visit the museums, or grab a traditional Greek Coffee.

    Day 4Athens to Santorini

    Monday Morning we depart our accommodation by private bus transfer for the port of Athens to board the ferry for Santorini. Santorini is the postcard Greek Island with the iconic white and blue buildings clinging to the cliffside.Upon arrival, we will be transported to our accommodation located in the Fira city center. The afternoon is free to explore one of Greece’s most photographed cities. After a beautiful sunset view, there will be an optional group dinner at a local Greek Taverna followed by drinks.

    Day 5 Santorini Island Tour

    Today we will have an optional tour around the island of Santorini. We will visit the red rock beach, the black sand beach and another incredible lookout spot. If your prefer to do your own thing, You are also free to explore the beauty of Santorini on your own.In the evening, there will be an optional transportation to the town of Oia to watch the incredible and famous sunset over Santorini’s white and blue houses.

    Day 6 Santorini Beaches

    Wednesday is your free day to explore Santorini with your friends. Shop the local stores of Fira, explore the little villages of Santorini by ATV or book an optional Sunset Catamaran tour of the island. Enjoy your last day soaking in all that Santorini has to offer.

    Day 7Santorini to Mykonos

    After breakfast, we will take a ferry to our last stop, the famous island of Mykonos. Known for its picturesque windmils, pristine beaches and beach clubs. Once we arrive you will have time to check into the accommodation and freshen up; the night is yours to enjoy an evening of seaside dinner and dancing.

    Day 8 Mykonos Beaches & Clubbing

    In the morning join us for an optional ATV tour to explore the island and make stops to some secluded beaches and soak up the last of the Greek sun, but save some energy to hit up one of the world famous beachside clubs or bars.

    Day 9Depart Mykonos

    Today is a day of travel. We will depart by ferry to the mainland begin our journey back to Italy. This is a perfect time to catch up on all the homework you put off over the last week.

    Day 10Return to Rome

    Sunday afternoon we arrive in Ancona and board our private bus to return to Rome.

    Optional Extras

    These activities aren't included, but highly recommended

    Cabin Upgrade
    Athens Welcome Dinner
    Santorini Island Tour & Wine Tasting
    Mykonos Sunset Catamaran Tour

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