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Grads in Greece

(High School Celebration)

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The one that gives you the ultimate senior year redo for all those milestone high school experiences you missed out on like Senior Ditch Day, Fancy Proms, Grad Nights and cap-throwing ceremonies. Plus, as our gift we’ll send over a photographer to capture these can’t-miss moments. So, what are you waiting for?

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  • Duration

    9 days

  • Places

    3 places

  • Meals

    8 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Coach + Ferry

  • Group Size

    Average 35 people

  • Team

    Experienced Trip Manager and Local Guides

Athens, Mykonos, Santorini

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About this trip

Endless blue and white buildings, ancient sights, turquoise waters, lazy sun-soaked days and lively fun-filled nights… if this isn’t your idea of paradise, then we don’t know what is. The celebration starts with historical vibes in Athens and ends with an island escape through Mykonos & Santorini. Can you say, ‘best Graduation ever!’? Well then, get onboard! 

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Map & Itinerary

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  • River route
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Nights spent per location

  1. 1 1 night

    Athens

  2. 3 3 nights

    Mykonos

  3. 3 3 nights

    Santorini

  4. 1 1 night

    Athens

DAY 1 - Arrive Athens

Athens

Check into your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon exploring the city before meeting up with your group. We’ll take you on an orienation tour up to Pnyka Hill and get your cameras ready for the most stunning views of the Acropolis and ancient Agora. Tonight, join us for an authentic Greek dinner accompanied with traditional music and dancing. 

Stay

Dorian Inn (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit the center of historical Athens

  • Feast on authentic Greek dishes and see traditional Greek dancing in the heart of Athens' historic Plaka district

DAY 2 - Athens to Mykonos

Athens

Before boarding your ferry for Mykonos, join your Trip Manager on an included tour around the centre of Athens where you’ll have the opportunity to climb the Acropolis Hill; giving you a closer look at the Parthenon and the UNESCO heritage temples that surround it.

Mykonos

Once you arrive in Mykonos, enjoy a relaxed evening by the beach or head into the famous winding corridors of town.

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Walk through time with a city tour of historical Athens

  • Ferry from Athens to Mykonos including reserved seating

DAY 3 - Mykonos

Mykonos

In Paradise Beach, there’s no hurries and no worries. Choose to sleep in or go for a morning swim; the day is yours to spend as you wish. Later in the afternoon opt in for a tour through the narrow alleyways and intricate paths with our local guide to help you navigate through this maze by the sea. Grab a bite to eat and a sip of ouzo before hitting the clubs or heading back to the beach. 

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit Paradise Beach

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Explore the cobbled streets of Mykonos town by night with a locally guided walking tour

    EUR 30.00

  • Take a private cruise along the southern coast of Mykonos with swim stops and a picnic

    EUR 50.00

DAY 4 - Mykonos Day 2

Mykonos

History-lovers sign up for a day trip to the ‘jewel of the Aegean’ on the sacred island of Delos. We’ll take you on a short ferry ride to the legendary birthplace of Apollo and his twin sister, Artemis. This uninhabited island is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mediterranean. For those that just want to chill, the group will meet back up in the evening for a lively ‘Senior Ditch Day’ beach party that carries on into the night.

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • 'Ditch Day' beach party at the famous Paradise Beach

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Guided tour of ancient Delos, one of the most important mythological, historical, and archaeological sites in Greece

    EUR 60.00

DAY 5 - Mykonos to Santorini

Mykonos

You’ve ‘graduated’ from Mykonos, it’s time to embark for Santorini! Hop on for a quick ferry ride and we’ll be there in no time. (Isn’t traveling easy when you have someone taking care of all the details?)

Santorini

This evening, get your first glance of Santorini’s unforgettable sunsets and enjoy the dramatic views of the Caldera from the quintessential Greek town of Fira.

Stay

Maistros Village (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini including reserved seating

  • Visit Fira, the clifftop capital of Santorini

DAY 6 - Santorini Day 1

Santorini

Get onboard for a unique sailing adventure through the volcanic islands of the Mediterranean. Take an easy-paced trek to the top for some amazing views or just relax in the healing sulphur spings below. Use the smooth mud of these natural baths for a spa therapy session like no other. After lunch, visit the quaint village of Pyrgos before being transferred back to the hotel. 

Stay

Maistros Village (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Visit the highlights of Santorini with a spectacular volcano cruise including crater hike and hot springs

    EUR 50.00

DAY 7 - Santorini Day 2

Santorini

Explore the Red and Black beaches of the island or relax by the pool. Today you’ll have the option of visiting a local winery; tasting the regional flavors that grow in the volcanic soil and ending the day winding through the famous blue and white buildings of Oia. 

Santorini

After the sun sets, your ultimate graduation celebration is on; fancy attire, flowing wine and authentic hor d’ouerves, all included. Make sure to bring that exclusive Contiki graduation cap we gave you back in Athens. *Hint hint* You’re going to want to capture this. Commencement speech, anyone? 

Stay

Maistros Village (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit Oia and soak up one of the world's most famous sunsets

  • Graduation dinner with ceremony

  • Graduation photo call with digital copies to keep

DAY 8 - Santorini to Athens

Santorini

Recouping from the best night ever? Good. Well, it’s last call for Santorini photos and shopping before heading back to Athens. 

Athens

You’ll arrive late in the afternoon just in time to find a great dinner at a local taverna for your final night in Greece. (Say it isn’t so!)

Stay

Dorian Inn (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Ferry from Santorini to Athens including reserved seating

DAY 9 - End Athens

Athens

Make sure you exchange contact info with your fellow graduates before catching a transfer back to the Athens airport. With so many amazing memories you can now fill your scrapbooks with, the only question is… where to next?

Top Experiences

12 included & 4 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Feast on authentic Greek dishes and see traditional Greek dancing in the heart of Athens' historic Plaka district

    Included

    Athens

  • Visit Paradise Beach

    Included

    Mykonos

  • 'Ditch Day' beach party at the famous Paradise Beach

    Included

    Mykonos

  • Visit Oia and soak up one of the world's most famous sunsets

    Included

    Santorini

  • Graduation dinner with ceremony

    Included

    Santorini

  • Graduation photo call with digital copies to keep

    Included

    Santorini

Grads in Greece (High School Celebration)

12 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Visit the Center of historical Athens
  • Feast on authentic Greek dishes and see traditional Greek dancing in the heart of Athens' historic Plaka district
  • Walk through time with a city tour of historical Athens
  • Ferry from Athens to Mykonos including reserved seating
  • Visit Paradise Beach
  • 'Ditch Day' beach party at the famous Paradise Beach
  • Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini including reserved seating
  • Visit Fira, the clifftop capital of Santorini
  • Visit Oia and soak up one of the world's most famous sunsets
  • Graduation dinner with ceremony
  • Graduation photo call with digital copies to keep
  • Ferry from Santorini to Athens including reserved seating

4 Free Time Add-Ons

Optional experiences that you can choose from and pay for on your trip

  • Explore the cobbled streets of Mykonos town by night with a locally guided walking tour EUR 30.00
  • Take a private cruise along the southern coast of Mykonos with swim stops and a picnic EUR 50.00
  • Uncover the archaeological jewel of the Cyclades, mythological Delos EUR 60.00
  • Visit the highlights of Santorini with a spectacular volcano cruise including crater hike and hot springs EUR 50.00

Where You'll Stay

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    Paradise Beach Resort

    Mykonos, Greece

    Located on one of the most famous beaches of Mykonos, Paradise Beach Resort boasts a private beach, two seaside bars and traditionally furnished rooms

    3 nights

  • 8 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    5 nights in Hotel, 3 nights in Contiki Special Stay

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