10-Day Meteora and Islands Tour

Greece's Historic Sites and Idyllic Islands

Highlighting Greece's diverse beauty and cultural legacy, this tour features ancient remnants, awe-inspiring monasteries, and charming islands. It is ideal for first-time visitors who want to experience Greece's blend of ancient history and stunning landscapes.

This is a private tour and it can be customized just for you. We can add water sports or anything you're interested in, and we will adapt it to your schedule by making it when you want and as long as you want.




US$3,129 P/P

Best For:

First-time visitors

Best Time:

Apr.-Jul./ Sep.- Oct.


Domestic flights included, international on request

Cancellation Policy:

100% Refund 22 Days before Arrival

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10 Days Greece Tour Map (Suggested Route)

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Day Highlights
Explore the Highlights of Athen including Acropolis
The Archaeological Site of Delphi and Arachova village
Meteora Hanging Monastery, the Memorial of Leonidas
Free and leisure
Sunset in Oia, beaches, wine tasting, and volcano hot spring
10 Departure
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Tour Highlights

Witness the magnificence of ancient Greek architecture at the Acropolis.
Parthenon temple
Explore the center of the world in Greek mythology at Delphi.
Temple of Athena Pronaia
Marvel at the magnificent monasteries situated high atop the towering cliffs of Meteora.
Be enchanted by the vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches of Mykonos.
Little Venice waterfront houses
Delight in Santorini's rich viticultural heritage through a memorable wine-tasting experience.
Capture the mesmerizing sunset colors as the sun sets below the horizon in Oia.
sunset in Oia
Take a dip in the sooting hot springs of a volcano.
volcano's hot springs

Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

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Day 1
Arrive in Athens
  • Upon arrival at Athens Airport, you will be met by our local driver representative and transferred to your hotel in Athens.
  • The rest of the day is free for you to gain your own first impressions of this romantic city.
Day 2
Athens | Athenian Exploration
The famous windmills in MykonosChanging the Guard Ceremony
  • Start your day exploring the city center with a visit to Syntagma Square for an experience of the captivating Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Hellenic Parliament.
  • Before heading to the Acropolis, discover Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the historic Panathenaic Stadium, renowned for hosting the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
  • Explore the majestic Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Athens' iconic landmark, offering stunning views and featuring the perfectly preserved Parthenon.
  • Wrap up the day with a visit to the Museum of the Acropolis to complete today's tour.
Day 3
Athens to Kalambaka | Archaeological Sites of Delphi
Little Venice on Mykonos islandTemple of Athena Pronaia in ancient Delphi
  • Delphi city is considered by the ancient Greeks to be the center (omphalos= navel) of the world and a religious center. Guided tour to the archeological site, Temple of Apollo, Theater, Market, the famous Omphalos(=navel of the earth), and finally the Delphi Museum with the amazing sculptures, covering a history of one thousand years.
  • During your excursion to Delphi, make a delightful detour to the picturesque town of Arachova. Renowned for its handcrafted goods and classic Greek architectural charm.
Day 4
Kalambaka to Athens | Meteora Monasteries
Monasteries built on towering cliffsMonasteries built on towering cliffs
  • Morning short drive to Meteora. Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece, hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries. These monasteries are built on immense natural pillars and hill-like rounded boulders that dominate the area.
  • As leaving the magnificent Meteora behind, you will continue to visit the Natural History Museum & Meteora Mushroom Museum.
  • On the way to Athens, you can also stop at the Leonidas Monument in Thermopylae, which commemorates the battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.
Day 5
Ferry from Athens to Mykonos | Free Afternoon
The famous windmills in MykonosThe famous windmills in Mykonos
  • Board the ferry from Athens to Mykonos. Upon arrival at the pier, you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • Mykonos is known for its lively nightlife scene, offering a stack of bars, clubs, and beach parties that go on until the early hours of the morning.
Day 6
Mykonos | Free & Leisure
Super Paradise BeachSuper Paradise Beach

Mykonos offers myriad options, be it dancing nights or sipping cocktails overlooking the Aegean Sea. During the day, enjoy various beach activities like swimming, sunbathing, and watersports. With its clear turquoise waters and pristine sandy beaches, Mykonos is a paradise for beachgoers.

Day 7
Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini | Free Afternoon
Fira townFira town
  • Board the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini. Upon arrival at the pier, you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • The rest of the day is open for your choice of unaccompanied sightseeing: enjoy the unique caldera views or take a walk to see the town of Fira with its beautiful whitewashed houses, narrow streets, and open-air cafés that hang on steep cliffs.
Day 8
Santorini | Discover the Magic of Santorini
perissa black sand beachPerissa black sand beach
  • Discover Oia's allure with its blue-domed churches overlooking the Caldera.
  • Experience the tranquil Megalochori village with neoclassical houses and classic taverns.
  • Savor a wine-tasting session at a prestigious winery, sampling diverse varieties and uncovering local wine history.
  • Delve into the historic Akrotiri city, a pivotal Bronze Age site in the Aegean.
  • Conclude your adventure at the captivating Perissa Black Sand Beach for a leisurely swim and seaside dining.
Day 9
Santorini | Half-Day Volcano and Hot Springs Cruise (Small Group)
volcanoAmazing evening view of volcano
  • Upon a brief 10-minute journey, your vessel will reach the active volcano of Santorini. Follow a narrow trail to ascend to the top of the caldera, home to the active craters. Capture photographs, witness the lingering fragrance of brimstone emanating from the still-smoking rocks.
  • Then, embark towards the isle of Palaia Kameni, forged by volcanic eruptions, boasting renowned hot springs and natural mud baths. Experience a chance for invigorating warm-water swimming amidst this intriguing locale.
Day 10
Santorini| Departure
  • We'll provide a transfer to Santorini airport for your flight to Athens for your connecting flight to your next destination.

Hand-picked Hotel

Titania Hotel
Titania Hotel
Grand Meteora Hotel
Grand Meteora Hotel
Harmony Boutique Hotel
Harmony Boutique Hotel
Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites
Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites

Price Includes

*Price US$3,129

*The price is based on two adults in 4-star hotels during the low tourist season(Apr.-Oct.15 -Nov.10). We can offer an even more competitive price for groups of 4 or more people. (tour code: gh-gr-5)

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One-to-one consultancy
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Knowledgeable local guides
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Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
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Breakfasts and meals as listed
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Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
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Transportation as listed
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