June 6, 2016 Το περιοδικό

Greek island hopping

We have asked our friend and supporter Matthew Damigos from Marvels On Board to come up with some holiday getaway packages especially designed for our guests.

We are very happy he has come up with the goods.

Here are some of his suggestions:

Athens - Santorini (3 days)

 

Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights Hopping Departure: Athens Discover Santorini (Cyclades), one of the romantic destinations in the world, with our 3 Days/ 2 Nights individual Island Hopping package, starting from Athens. The beautiful sunset, the villages on the edge of the caldera and the active volcano create a perfect setting for your holidays.

Discover our 3 days Greek island hopping package from Athens to Santorini island, Greece. We remind you that this is not a group tour but an individual tour. You can ask us to customize this island hopping tour according to your needs.

Day #1 By Ferry: Pick up in the morning from your hotel and transfer to the port of Piraeus. Departure at 07h30 with Blue Star Ferries. Arriving in Santorini at 15h00. By Flight: Pick up in the morning from your hotel and transfer to the Athens airport. Departure at 11h00 and arrival at 11h45. Overnight in Hotel.

Day #2 Breakfast at your hotel. Volcano Tour: Athinios port - Volcano - Hot springs - Thirassia - Oia /Athinios port. Duration of the tour: from 11h00 till 17h30. The tour will drive you to the port of Athinios, from where you will start the tour. After sailing 10mns, you will first reach the volcano on the island of Nea Kameni and you will have 1h10 mn time free to walk up to the crater. We will then sail along the lava rock to reach the hot springs of Palea Kameni and we will stop for 20 mns (off shore) and you will be able to swim towards the hot springs. The boat will continue to Thirassia Island after 15mns with an arrival at the small harbor. You will have 2 hours free time to walk up the 140 steps or take the donkey, and discover the town and then back to the port of Thirassia. Final sail to Oia /Armeni and then back to the port of Athinios to get the bus for the transfer back to the hotels. Rest of the afternoon is free. Overnight in Hotel.

Day #3 Free morning at leisure. By ferry: Early in the afternoon transfer to the port. Departure at 15h30 with Blue Star Ferries, arrival in Piraeus at 23h25. Transfer to your hotel in Athens. By Flight: Transfer to the airport and departure for Athens. Departure at 16h05 and arrival in Athens at 17h05. Transfer to your hotel in Athens.

Prices starts from: EUR355,00 per person sharing a double room  at 3* hotels (by boat)

                                   EUR675,00 per person sharing a double room  at 3* hotels (by air)

 What is included:

1. Transfers with Ferry: ::

 Transfer Hotel in Athens - Piraeus Port :: Transfer Santorini Port - Hotel in Santorini :: Transfer Hotel in Santorini -Santorini Port :: Transfer Piraeus Port - Hotel in Athens 1a.

Transfers with Flight: :: Transfer Hotel in Athens - Athens Airport :: Transfer Santorini Airport -

Hotel in Santorini :: Transfer Hotel in Santorini -Santorini Airport :: Transfer Athens Airport -

Hotel in Athens  

2. Accommodation: :: 2 Overnights in Santorini in 4 or 3 stars accommodation with breakfast 

Boat Tickets: ::

3. Boat Ticket Piraeus - Santorini (Blue Star economy) :: Boat Ticket Santorini - Piraeus (Blue Star economy)

3a. Flight Tickets: ::

Flight Ticket Athens Airport - Santorini :: Flight Ticket Santorini - Athens Airport

 

Athens - Mykonos (3 days)

Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights Hopping Departure: Athens Reviews: Island hopping services Note: Island hopping packages are individual tours and not group tours. They do not include flights from/to your country.

Discover our 3 days Greek island hopping package from Athens to Mykonos island, Greece. We remind you that this is not a group tour but an individual tour. You can ask us to customize this island hopping tour according to your needs.

Day #1 Pick up in the morning from your hotel and transfer to the port of Piraeus. By Ferry: Departure at 07h35 with Blue Star Ferries. Arriving on Mykonos at 12h50. Overnight in Hotel in Mykonos.

Day #2 Tour of Delos in the morning: The Delos Island archaeological sanctuary, birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, is listed by Unesco as one of the most important cultural and historical sites of the world. The tour of Delos Island takes approximately 3 hours and your guide will wander with you among the ancient temples (both Greek and Roman) including the Temple of Apollo. You will see the mosaic floors of once grand villas, the famous Delos Lions, Cleopatra's house, the amphitheatre plus much more. Free afternoon. Overnight in Hotel.

Day #3 Free morning at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to the port and departure for Piraeus. Departure at 14h15 and arrival at 19h45.

Prices starts from: EUR485,00 per person sharing a double room  at 3* hotels (by boat) What is included:

1. Transfers: :: Transfer Hotel in Athens - Piraeus Port :: Transfer Mykonos Port - Hotel in Mykonos :: Transfer Hotel in Mykonos - Mykonos Port :: Transfer Piraeus Port - Hotel in Athens 

2. Accommodation: :: 2 Overnights in Mykonos in 4 or 3 stars accommodation with breakfast April: Mykonos 4 star hotel instead of 5 star hotel category          

3. Boat Tickets: :: Boat Ticket Piraeus - Mykonos (Blue Star economy) :: Boat Ticket Mykonos - Piraeus (Blue Star economy)       

4. Tours: :: Tour to Delos

Athens - Paros (3 days)

Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights Hopping Departure: Athens Reviews: Island hopping services Note: Island hopping packages are individual tours and not group tours. They do not include flights from/to your country.

Discover our 3 days Greek island hopping package from Athens to Paros island, Greece. We remind you that this is not a group tour but an individual tour. You can ask us to customize this island hopping tour according to your needs.

Day #1 Pick up in early in the morning from your hotel in Athens and transfer to the port of Piraeus. Embarkation on the Blue star ferry. Departure at 07h25. Arrival at Paros Port at 11h40. Transfer to your hotel. First Discovery of the island of Paros. Overnight in Hotel.

Day #2 Breakfast at the hotel. Island tour of Paros: This tour will takes you first to Parikia, the capital of Paros. There, you can visit the famous Byzantine Church of Ekatontapiliani, the church of The Hundred Doors. Leaving the church, you will wander through the narrow streets of Parikia and visit the old Venetian castle on the southwestern side of the harbor. After Parikia, we will take you towards the marble quarries of Marathi and on to the highest village on the island, Lefkes. This village was the former capital of Paros, and here you will enjoy a short walk through the village to visit the 17th century church of Holy Trinity. Leaving Lefkes , we will make our way to the small village of Piso Livadi, where you will have time to enjoy a nice lunch in one of the local taverns, or swim in the clear blue sea on the small sandy beach. Our final stop will at the small resort of Naoussa, where we will walk through the narrow streets, admire the whitewashed houses and discover the small harbor area with its dozens of little fishing boats, lying side by side. Free afternoon. Overnight in Hotel.

Day #3 Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to the port and departure for Piraeus. Departure at 10h45 and arrival at 15h00.

Prices starts from: EUR305,00 per person sharing a double room  at 3* hotels (by boat)

What is included:

1. Transfers: :: Transfer Hotel in Athens - Piraeus Port :: Transfer Paros Port - Hotel in Paros :: Transfer Hotel in Paros - Paros Port :: Transfer Piraeus Port - Hotel in Athens    

2. Accommodation: :: 2 Overnights in Paros in 4 or 3 stars accommodation in Paros with breakfast April and October: Paros 4 star hotel instead of 5 star hotel category       

3. Boat Tickets: :: Boat Ticket Piraeus - Paros (Blue Star economy) :: Boat Ticket Paros - Piraeus (Blue Star economy)         

4. Tours: :: Tour around Paros

 

Athens - Mykonos - Santorini (7 days)

Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights Hopping Departure: Athens Reviews: Island hopping services Note: Island hopping packages are individual tours and not group tours. They do not include flights from/to your country.

Discover our 7 days Greek island hopping package from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini islands, Greece. We remind you that this is not a group tour but an individual tour. You can ask us to customize this island hopping tour according to your needs.

Day #1 Arrival at Athens Airport. We will be waiting for you at the airport with a panel with your name on it. We will give you all the documents and information needed for your trip. Transfer to your hotel in Athens. Overnight in Athens.

Day #2 Breakfast. 06h15 Transfer to the Piraeus port and embarkation to the Blue Star boat to Mykonos. Boat schedule: departing from Piraeus at 07h35 and arriving at Mykonos at 12h50. Transfer to your hotel in Mykonos. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day #3 Breakfast at the hotel. Day free at your leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day #4 Breakfast. 14h30 Transfer to Mykonos port and embarkation to the Blue Star boat to Santorini. Boat schedule: departing from Mykonos at 14h30 and arriving at Santorini at 17h20. Transfer to your hotel in Santorini. Overnight in Santorini.

Day #5 Breakfast at the hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.

Day #6 15h00 Transfer to Santorini port and embarkation to the Blue Star boat to Piraeus. Boat schedule: departing from Santorini 16h00 and arriving at Piraeus 01h15. Transfer to your hotel in Athens. Overnight in Athens.

Day #7 Breakfast at the hotel. Day free at your leisure until the time of your flight. Transfer to Athens Airport.

Prices starts from: EUR860,00 per person sharing a double room  at 3* hotels (by boat)

What is included:

1. Transfers: :: Transfer Athens Airport - Hotel in Athens :: Transfer Hotel in Athens - Piraeus Port :: Transfer Mykonos Port - Hotel in Mykonos :: Transfer Hotel in Mykonos - Mykonos Port :: Transfer Santorini Port - Hotel in Santorini :: Transfer Hotel in Santorini- Port Santorini :: Transfer Piraeus Port - Hotel in Athens :: Transfer Hotel in Athens - Athens Airport 

2. Accommodation: :: 2 Overnights in Athens :: 2 Overnights in Mykonos :: 2 Overnights in Santorini April: Mykonos 4 star hotel for 5 star hotel category 

3. Boat Tickets: :: Boat Ticket Piraeus - Mykonos (economy) :: Boat Ticket Mykonos - Santorini (economy) :: Boat Ticket Santorini - Piraeus (economy)

Find more island hopping packages here:

http://www.marvelsonboard.co.uk/en/mediterranean-pearls/greece/the-greek-islands

 

ATHENS – PAROS – ANTIPAROS

Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Tour at a glance:
 
Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Day 2: Athens 
Day 3: Athens /Paros (regular ferry)
Day 4: Paros
Day 5: Paros
Day 6: Paros
Day 7: Paros / Antiparos ( ferry)
Day 8: Antiparos 
Day 9: Antiparos
Day 10: Antiparos / Athens ( ferry)
 
Day 1: Athens
Our representative will wait you at the airport in Athens for your transfer to the hotel. After check-in you have free time to explore Athens’ exciting neighborhoods such as Plaka, Monastiraki, or Kolonaki or explore Athens with our guided tour. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 2: Athens
Optional Guided tour of Athens. Overnight.
(No meals included)
 
Day 3: Paros
You can dedicate the day to sightseeing or lying on the beach.Some of the things you should visit are: The Church of Panagia Ekatontapilliani  or Katapoliani is one of the oldest, best preserved and most important churches in Greece and is constructed on the ruins of an ancient temple, it is one of the earliest Christian churches in Greece and is found in Parikia's park. At Dilio are the remains of the ancient temple to Apollo, and about 11km outside Parikia is the famous Asclepio, the temple to the god of medicine where the ancient Greeks sought remedies for various illnesses. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 4: Paros
Optional tour - For nature lovers a few kilometres outside Parikia is the Valley of the Butterflies. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 5: Paros
Optional tour to Santorini. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 6: Paros
Optional tour to Koufonisia. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 7: Antiparos
Transfer to the port for your ferry to Antiparos. Diving, hiking, kayaking, snorkelling are some of the activities available on the island. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 8: Antiparos
Optional trip to Naxos. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 9: Antiparos
Optional trip to Mykonos. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 10: Athens
After breakfast transfer to the port for your ferry to Athens. Upon arrival at Athens port you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. ( An additional overnight may be needed depending on the boat connection and your flight time departure)
(Breakfast included) 
 
Prices start from EUR540* per person
*Based on triple occupancy at 3* hotels in the lowest season.
Price includes:
Accommodations (breakfast included)
All transfers, ferry boat tickets as per itinerary
 
 
ATHENS ANAFI
 
 
Duration: 6 Days / 5 nights
Tour at a glance:
Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Day 2: Athens / Anafi  via Naxos (ferry)
Day 3: Anafi
Day 4: Anafi
Day 5: Anafi
Day 6: Anafi  / Athens via Naxos (ferry)
 
Day 1: Athens
Our representative will wait you at the airport in Athens for your transfer to the hotel. After check-in you have free time to explore Athens’ exciting neighborhoods such as Plaka, Monastiraki, or Kolonaki. Overnight.
(No meals included)
 
Day 2: Athens / Anafi ( ferry)
Transfer from your hotel to the port for your ferry to Anafi (via Naxos). You will be picked up from the port in Anafi and transferred to your hotel. Free time.Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 3: Anafi
Free time. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 4: Anafi
Free time. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 5: Anafi
Free time. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 6: Anafi / Athens (ferry)
After breakfast transfer to the port for your ferry to Athens ( via Naxos). Transfer from Piraeus port in Athens to the Airport for your flight back home.( An additional overnight may be needed depending on the boat connection and your flight time departure)
(Breakfast included)
 
Prices start from EUR 465* per person
*Based on triple occupancy at 3* hotels in the lowest season.
Price includes: 
Accommodation in triple room, with breakfast included 
All transfers and ferry boat tickets as per itinerary
 
ATHENS PATMOS
 
 
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights 
Tour at a glance:
Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Day 2: Athens
Day 3: Athens / Patmos ( ferry)
Day 3-7: Patmos
Day 8: Patmos / Athens ( ferry)
 
Day 1: Athens
Our representative will wait you at the airport in Athens for your transfer to the hotel. After check-in you have free time to explore Athens’ exciting neighborhoods such as Plaka, Monastiraki, or Kolonaki or explore Athens with our guided tour. Overnight.
(No meals included)
 
Day 2: Athens
Optional Guided tour of Athens. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 3: Patmos
Transfer from your hotel for your ferry to Patmos. You will be picked up from the port and transferred to your hotel. Free time.Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 4: Patmos
Take a day trip to the small islands Lipsoi, Agathonisi and Marathi which are very close and enjoy their turquoise exotic waters, then taste local delicacies at small traditional tavernas. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 5: Patmos
Sightseeing tour - Monastery Of Saint John, Cave Of Apocalypse, Ecclesiastical Museum, deserve your attention. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 6: Patmos
Free day. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 7: Patmos
Free day. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 8: Patmos / Athens
After breakfast transfer to the port for your ferry to Athens. Upon arrival you will be transferred from the port to the Airport for your flight back home. ( An additional overnight may be needed depending on the boat connection and your flight time departure)
(Breakfast included) 
 
Prices start from EUR 440* per person
*Based on triple occupancy at 3* hotels in the lowest season.
Price includes:
Accommodations (breakfast include)
All transfers, ferry boat tickets as per itinerary
 
ATHENS SYROS TINOS
 
 
Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights 
Tour at a glance:
Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Day 2: Athens
Day 3: Athens / Syros (regular ferry)
Day 4: Syros
Day 5: Syros
Day 6: Syros / Tinos ( ferry)
Day 7: Tinos
Day 8: Tinos
Day 9: Tinos / Athens ( ferry)
 
Day 1: Athens
Our representative will wait you at the airport in Athens for your transfer to the hotel. After check-in you have free time to explore Athens’ exciting neighborhoods such as Plaka, Monastiraki, or Kolonaki or explore Athens with our guided tour. Overnight.
(No meals included)
 
Day 2: Athens
Optional Guided tour of Athens. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 3: Syros
Transfer from your hotel for your ferry to Syros. You will be picked up from the port and transferred to your hotel. Free time.Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 4: Syros
Visit the Town Hall at Miaoulis square , the Apollo Theater, the Cultural Center, the Industrial Museum which has a lot to say about the recent history of Syros.Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 5: Syros
We can arrange for you full day tours to Mykonos & Delos or other islands of Cyclades complex. Overnight.
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 6: Tinos
Take part in some of the optional tours - walking tour, or coach tour. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 7: Tinos
Optional tour to Andros island. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 8: Tinos
You can participate in safari tour or relax on the beach. Overnight
(Breakfast included)
 
Day 9: Tinos  / Athens
After breakfast transfer to the port for your ferry to Athens. Upon arrival at Athens port you will be transferred to the Airport  for your flight back home. ( An additional overnight may be needed depending on the boat connection and your flight time departure)
(Breakfast included) 
 
Prices start from EUR 450* per person
*Based on triple occupancy at 3* hotels in the lowest season.
Price includes:
accommodations (breakfast included)
All transfers, ferry boat tickets as per itinerary
 
 
Athens and Nemea Wine roads (full day )
 
 
We start our tour by visiting the highlights of Athens. You will be able to admire archaeological sites such as the Panathenaic stadium, the changing of the guards, the temple of Zeus and the Acropolis hill. Afterwards, we will drive through the Corinth Canal, all the way to Nemea. At this point, we will visit some local wineries, where you will have the great opportunity to taste some exceptional Greek wines. According to studies, wine was initially produced in Nemea over 3500 years ago. This is one of the reasons why Nemea is considered to be one of the biggest winemaking regions in Greece. Some of the finest wines in the world are produced in this area. The most famous grape in Nemea called Ayoryitiko. Ayoryitiko was the most widely planted red grape variety in Greece. Apart from this, the town of Nemea is also called “Agios Georgios or St George”. In the year 1937, there was a group of wine growers who decided to establish an association. In the present time, all the wine-growers in Nemea region are members of this association. Furthermore, the wine Cooperative Association has been successfully equipped with the latest technology and at the same time has adopted advanced marketing methods to secure high position for wines future both in Greece and the rest of the world. When you decide to visit Nemea, you can be sure that you will surely love its wine making procedures and technologies. For those who wish to discover delicious wines of the world, Nemea is the ultimate destination to visit and explore.
 
Prices: EUR 70 per person / based on min 4 people
 
Rates include: A/C vehicle, all local taxes, VAT, tolls and baggage charges.
 
Rates exclude: Entrance fees, drinks, meals, accommodation and/or gratuities.
 
NOTE: Surcharge for professional licensed guide up to 4 hours:  EUR 30 per person
 
 
THE ATHENS STREET-ART TOUR
 
 
An alternative walking tour into the heart and soul of Athens. Discover the allure of the flourishing street art scene and the many stories the walls have to tell.
Highlights
 
Experience Athena’s street art scene first hand with a local
Enjoy a private walking tour through the city’s most authentic neighborhoods
Admire amazing street art pieces
Learn all about the history and evolution of this phenomenon
Private and possible to customize on the way
 
Prices start from EUR 37.5 per person / for a group of eight people.
Prices vary according to group size.
 
Prices include:
3-4 hour private walking tour
Greek coffee or herbal tea
Services of a specialized Insider guide
All taxes
 
 
A TOUR TO POLITICAL DAYS OF ATHENS
 
 
The implications of the financial crisis to the Greek society and all the Insider’s information the international media did not reveal. A walk through the center of Athens, perfectly designed in accordance to the modern Greek political and financial scene. The road to the financial crisis and the constant political changes in the country which has suffered a 33% loss of its GDP in peace time in just 5 years.
 
Highlights
Witness the contrasts between the neighboring areas of Kolonaki and Exarhia
Stroll through the modern city
Visit the gardens of the Athens polytechnic school
Visit Syntagma square
Enjoy a Greek coffee
Private and possible to customize on the way
 
Prices start from EUR 37.5 per person / for a group of eight people.
Prices vary according to group size.
 
Prices include:
3-4 hour private walking tour
Coffee or herbal tea treat
Private services of a specialized  guide
All taxes
 
 
ATTICA'S UNBEATEN PATHS
 
 
Embark on an unforgettable journey back in time and into one of the most legendary areas of Attica. Geraneia Mountains is the ideal destination for a one day trek departing from Athens. Admire the imposing beauty of the landscape, the verdant mountains consisting mainly of pines and firs and encounter plateaus, caves and natural harbors.
 
Highlights
Admire spectacular views of nature
Walk through pine and fir forests
Take in stunning views of the Saronic, the Corinthian Gulf, the mountains of mainland Greece and the Peloponnese
Learn about the richness in history and mythology of this land
 
Prices start from EUR 104 per person  for a group of seven people.
Prices vary according to group size.
 
Prices include:
8-9 hour private walking tour
Hotel Pick-up and return via private vehicle
Lunch or Dinner at a local Tavern
Private services of a specialized  guide
All taxes
 
ATHENS ARCHITECTURE TOUR
 
 
Athens is not just about antiquity. Being a contemporary city, Athens is full ofintricate modern buildings, each with a story worth discovering. A large group of architects, local and foreign, known and unknown, have built a vast amount of interesting buildings, contributing to the cityscape of the modern metropolis.
 
Through the private walking tour proposed, you will discover masterpieces of classic and contemporary architecture hidden in plain sight, and you will come to know the stories behind present-day Athens.
 
Highlights
Admire significant buildings
Take in amazing views of the city sprawl
Enjoy stunning panoramic views
Discover Neo-Classical, Modern, Post-Modern and contemporary architecture
Drift through the modern city
 
Prices start from EUR 37.5 per person / for a group of eight people.
Prices vary according to group size.
 
Prices include:
4-hour walking tour (ability to extend to a 8 hour tour)
Greek coffee or herbal tea (4h) ( 8-hour tour includes a Light Lunch)
Services of a specialized Insider guide
All taxes
 

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