Expect to enjoy some of the most delicious cuisines in the world!
Experience the local cuisine with foods like moussaka, souvlaki, fresh seafood, honey & baklava.
If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, some meals can be modified for special requests and food allergies.
Those on a vegan or gluten-free diets may find this region challenging and we recommend you bring your own snacks from local markets.
You will be staying in 3-star boutique hotels close to the city/town center. Some hotels will have elevators, while others do not. We recommend packing as light as possible.
Accommodations are double occupancy. Solo travelers will be paired with someone of the same gender.
You can request a friend to be your roommate at checkout. If you'd prefer not to have a roommate, private room options are available upon request, subject to hotel availability for an extra charge.
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Moderate. This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.
Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.
Of course! This is your trip, and you don’t have to participate in anything you don’t want to. We can also help you set up other optional activities if you'd rather do that.
Please be aware that opting out of included activities will not change the price of your trip.
You will spend two nights and two days in Athens. We strongly recommend arriving early or extending your stay if you want to take full advantage of this historic city.
You’ll be in private vehicles for drives in Athens, Paros, Naxos, and Santorini.
When we travel to the islands we’ll use public ferries like the locals. There will also be an included flight to Athens on the last day of the trip.
On Day 9 you will be flying from Santorini to Athens.
You are restricted to 1 piece of checked luggage up to 50 pounds and 1 carry-on bag up to 16 pounds per person.
For excess baggage weight, up to 70 pounds, there is a fee of 35 Euros. If you wish to carry an extra piece of baggage which also happens to be overweight, you will incur a double charge.
The best time to visit Greece’s islands is during the warmer months of May-September. During these summer months, you’ll be able to take full advantage of the beautiful beaches and summer activities. July and August tend to be the country’s busiest months so we’ll avoid these months in order to minimize crowds as much as possible.
Credit cards are widely accepted by stores, hotels, and restaurants in Greece. However, smaller cafes and shops may not accept credit cards so make sure you carry enough cash to cover small purchases. Please let your credit card company know you’re traveling overseas.
Tipping is not obligatory, however, appreciated, especially when great service is provided.
The water in Athens is potable however, the water on the islands is not. Wherever water is not potable, there is easy access to purchase bottled water. We recommend buying large water jugs to reduce plastic waste.
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