Exploring Greece and Its Islands
Starting at $259914 days • 22 meals
Tour HighlightsAthens, Taverna Dinner Show, The Acropolis, Metéora, Delphi, Olympia, Cooking Class, Greek Dance Class, Mycenae, Epidauros, Mykonos, Santorini, Ancient Akrotiri
TOUR DESCRIPTIONDiscover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece in their tranquil Mediterranean settings. This well-paced 15-day journey balances expeditions to Greece's most important Classical age monuments (like the famed Acropolis) with ample time to wander the winding streets, vineyards, boutiques, marketplaces and beaches on Mykonos and Santorini. Explore the excavations of the ancient city at Akrotiri, the most important prehistoric settlement found anywhere in the Eastern Mediterranean. In Athens, enjoy Greek food, wine and entertainment at a taverna in the lively Plaka district. Learn from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Meteora, Delphi, Olympia and Corinth.
- Join a local expert exploring Athens’ famed Acropolis.
- Visit two Byzantine monasteries in Metéora and learn about the devout lifestyle of the monks who live there.
- Explore the grandeur of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
- Sample the finest wines in Greece during a winery tour in Santorini.
- Spend five leisurely nights immersed in the island splendor of Mykonos and Santorini.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
Greece is 7 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
Elevation on this tour will not exceed 1850 feet.