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ATHENS AND THE SPORADES EXPRESS

6 Days / 5 Nights
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Athens and the Sporades Islands of Skiathos and Skopelos

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From USD 1,067.07 USD 1,013.72

Guaranteed daily departures from June to September

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What is included in this package

  • 2-night accommodation in Skiathos.
  • 3-night accommodation in Athens.
  • Air tickets Athens - Skiathos - Athens.
  • All transfers as per description.
  • Half-day city tour with an official English-speaking guide.
  • Visit to the Acropolis Museum with an official English-speaking guide.
  • Guided evening walking tour through Monastiraki, Plaka and Anafiotika
  • Full day excursion to Skopelos.
  • 24/7 Emergency Phone Assistance
  • Daily breakfast

Not included & Optionals

  • Gratuities (optional) & Personal expenses.
  • Add extra nights in Skiathos by clicking on "Customize your Program" or in step 1 of the reservation.
  • Add extra nights in Athens by clicking on "Customize your Program" or in step 1 of the reservation.
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  • 10% discount for groups of more than 10 travelers

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Package Tour Itinerary: Athens And The Sporades Express

ATHENS - CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION
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ATHENS - CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION

After your arrival in the mythical city of Athens, the transfer to your hotel will be conducted in one of our private vehicles. A member of our English speaking team will meet you at your hotel, help you with the check-in, inform you of all the details of your trip, introduce you to the city and its everyday way of life and answer any questions you may have. The rest of the day will be free for you to relax and enjoy Athens at your own pace.

Greca Tip: Extend your stay by adding more nights during Step 1 of 3 of your booking!

ATHENS SIGHTSEEING WITH ACROPOLIS, TEMPLE OF ZEUS, TRILOGY & ATHENS BY NIGHT
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ATHENS SIGHTSEEING WITH ACROPOLIS, TEMPLE OF ZEUS, TRILOGY & ATHENS BY NIGHT

After your breakfast and, at the agreed time, you will commence the panoramic tour of the Athenian Neoclassical Center: the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the University, the Library, and National Academy, the Ilion Palace, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Gate, the Panathenaic Stadium, and many other monuments and sites of great interest.  You will learn all there is to know about their history and background from the licensed English-speaking Tour Guide accompanying you on this tour.

Your next stop will be the "sacred rock", the spectacular, unique and magnificent Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. The entrance fee to both sites is included. At the end of the visit, you can either choose to return to your hotel or set out on your own adventure through the charming and picturesque streets of Plaka.

In the evening, we have included a guided walking tour that will take you through the prettiest districts of the capital, such as Anafiotika, Thissio, Monastiraki, and Plaka.

Greca Tip: In Plaka look for something alluring, like ceramics, musical instruments, handmade jewellery to specialty food shops stacked high with olives and spices.

FROM ATHENS TO SKIATHOS: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS!
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FROM ATHENS TO SKIATHOS: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS!

At the agreed time, one of our private vehicles will be waiting for you with your assistant to transfer you to the airport of Athens, where you will board your flight, lasting about 45 minutes, to the stunning island of Skiathos.

Upon your arrival in Skiathos one of our representatives will be waiting for you to welcome you, transfer you to your hotel and explain a little more about the island.

The rest of the day will be free for you to relax and discover the charms of the island and its beaches. The island is formed by the city of Skíathos and the communities of Koukounaries, Kanapitsa, Vromolimnos and Troulos.

Greca Tip: At daytime, stroll around the town’s paved streets with the cute white houses, red tiled roofs and colourful gardens.  In the evening, head to the ultimate entertainment hotspot, the pedestrianized street by the Old Harbour.

TOUR TO SKOPELOS FROM SKIATHOS
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TOUR TO SKOPELOS FROM SKIATHOS

Skopelos Island is as beautiful as Skiathos with beautiful landscapes and nature, fantastic routes and sheltered beaches.

At around 9:30 in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel and head to the port of Skiathos. At about 11.00 am you will arrive at the port of Glossa in Skopelos and you will start the visit in a jeep (4x4).

The first stop will be at Agios Ioannis Monastery, where the famous Mamma Mia wedding took place. During this stop you can visit the church, go for swimming and admire the impressive views.

The next stop will be in Sentoukia, an archaeological site, where ancient tombs were discovered and a place where you can enjoy nature and tranquility.

Then you will go to Amarantos beach, a beautiful beach, surrounded by white cliffs and pine trees, where some scenes of the film were also shot.

Finally, you will have free time for lunch and a swim at Panormos beach before returning to Skiathos.

Arrival at the port of Skiathos and transfer to your hotel.

Greca Tip: Check for the best tours in and from Skiathos in the following link: TOURS IN SKIATHOS.

FROM SKIATHOS TO ATHENS, THE RETURN
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FROM SKIATHOS TO ATHENS, THE RETURN

After breakfast and at the time indicated, our staff will transfer you to Skiathos airport, where you will board your flight to Athens.

Upon your arrival, we suggest that you take a stroll in the city center and finally make yourself comfortable in one of the taverns, where you can enjoy some traditional Greek dishes and discover the energy and vibe of the city's nightlife. This is the perfect time to shop for souvenirs, have a magnificent coffee and observe the Lycabettto mountain illuminated in the distance, while we review the little moments of this great trip in our mind.

Greca Tip: At Monastiraki Square you can enjoy fabulous views of the Acropolis all lit up.

 

GOODBYE ATHENS - FAREWELL GREECE!
GOODBYE ATHENS - FAREWELL GREECE!

At the appointed time, a member of our staff will drive you to Athens International Airport, where you will check in your luggage and benefit from any tax return on your last minute "tax-free" shopping for family and friends.

Undoubtedly and after spending a few fantastic days with Greca, we hope to see you again soon to create new and extraordinary moments that will be etched in your memory forever!

Have a nice trip! or as Greeks say: "Kalo taksidi!"

Greca Tip: As a going away gift you can choose from a wide range of brightly colored flokati rugs, handmade sandals, embroidered covers and Greek honey or olive oil.

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