Santorini Athens Volcano Cruise Special Dinner Massage Session. 8 days of fun and relaxation. Enjoy the volcano cruise, the special massage session and the farewell dinner with a volcano view in Santorini and get a taste of Athens.
DAY 1: ATHENS
Santorini Athens Volcano Cruise. Unforgettable vacation starts at the Athens international airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day at leisure.[/vc_column_text]
This tour is an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop).
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, theNational Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content.
Afternoon free to visit Plaka (The old Athens city) with lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and taverns.
DAY 3: ATHENS – SANTORINI
Early morning transfer to the pier of Piraeus to board the ferryboat to Santorini.
We go along the Athens Riviera in the Saronic Gulf to the south end of Attica passing close to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion. Look around the ship, enjoy the sun on the decks and the services on board. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Today enjoy a half-day cruise to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera, the Hot Springs with the green and yellow waters (with free time for swimming) and the island of Thirassia.
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Vlyhada marina.
Orientation with the boat and sailing on the south coast of the island.
We will pass near the red and white beaches and continue sailing the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea to the Caldera. Near the Nea Kameni (volcano island) we will see the old port and then go to Palea Kameni and Thirasia. We will see the hot springs with green and yellow waters and have time for swimming here or in another place depending on the season of the year.
We continue sailing below Imerovigli, Firostefani and Fira towns and will arrive in the marina.
Transfer to your hotel
Days at leisure to enjoy the beach and know better this unique island. One of the jewels of small volcanic archipelagos five islands is undoubtedly Santorini. Santorini was created due to a volcanic eruption that culminated in the explosion of a volcano caldera, therefore, its rugged landscapes dotted with huge cliffs.
Santorini’s capital, Fira, with white-washed houses, narrow streets and open-air cafes that cling to a cliff, is at the top of the beautiful island where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay.
Discover Santorini villages that retain their authenticity, with beautiful blue and white buildings and barren volcanic rocks. It is a very fascinating and picturesque island. A magical place that has nothing to do with the rest of the Greek islands, a place to spread the peaceful and hospitable nature of its people.
DAY 7: SANTORINI – ATHENS
At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Piraeus. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel in Athens.
DAY 8: ATHENS – AIRPORT
According to your departure time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
STARTING POINT: Athens, daily April to October
TRAVEL PLAN: 8 DAYS/ 7 nights
* 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
* 4 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
* Half day Athens sightseeing tour
* Half day cruise to the volcano in Santorini, on a traditional sailboat
* One massage session per person at the hotel in Santorini
* High speed ferryboat tickets Piraeus -Santorini – Piraeus on economy class
* Daily breakfast
* All transfers as mentioned
* Government hotel taxes
* A special overnight tax of €4 for 5* hotels, €3 for 4* hotels, €1,5 for 3* hotels and €0,5 for 2* hotels per person per night to be paid by clients directly to the hotels in Greece.