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Greek Island Hopping

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The one that gives you the ultimate Greek Island experience exploring Mykonos, Santorini and Ios.

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  • Duration

    13 days

  • Places

    4 places

  • Meals

    12 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Ferry

  • Group Size

    Average 41 people

  • Team

    Experienced Trip Manager and Local Guides

Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Ios

Top Experiences

3 included & 8 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Locally guided tour of the awe-inspiring Ancient Greek monuments including entry to the Acropolis and Parthenon

    Included

    Athens

  • See the traditional Cycladic buildings of Mykonos town

    Included

    Mykonos

  • A Traditional Athens Affair

    EUR 40.00

    Athens

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

    EUR 30.00

    Mykonos

  • Uncover the archaeological jewel of the Cyclades, mythological Delos

    EUR 60.00

    Mykonos

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

    EUR 50.00

    Santorini

Greek Island Hopping

3 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Locally guided tour of the awe-inspiring Ancient Greek monuments including entry to the Acropolis and Parthenon
  • See the traditional Cycladic buildings of Mykonos town
  • Visit Fira, the clifftop capital of Santorini

8 Free Time Add-Ons

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

  • A Traditional Athens Affair EUR 40.00
  • 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
  • Visit Oia and soak up one of the world's most famous sunsets EUR 30.00
  • Speedboat safari EUR 38.00
  • Farewell to Ios Evening Cruise EUR 35.00

Where I'll Stay?

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About this trip

You'll be living your best Greek island life on this sun, sea & culture-rich trip in Mykonos, Ios, Santorini & Athens. With 3 nights in each of Greece's most popular spots, staying in top-quality, air-conditioned hotels, you'll have plenty of time to explore charming fishing villages, shops, volcanoes & spotless beaches, getting deep beyond the ouzo and the olives and the ancient statues. Plus plenty of time for sunbathing & nightlife in between.

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Map & Itinerary

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Nights spent per location

  1. 2 2 nights

    Athens

  2. 3 3 nights

    Mykonos

  3. 3 3 nights

    Santorini

  4. 3 3 nights

    Ios

  5. 1 1 night

    Athens

DAY 1 - Arrive Athens

Athens

Good morning island lovers! Welcome to Greece, and welcome to the best holiday of your life. Yep, big call on day 1 but we're making it! The day is yours to settle in to our hotel & start getting to know the city. Later, we'll join forces as a group & start firing up the fun over dinner.

Stay

Poseidon Hotel (or similar)

DAY 2 - Athens

Athens

Yes, yes, you're hearing the call of cocktails on Mykonos Island. But let's get acquainted with Athens for a day before we set sail. This city is a time capsule of life on earth. This morning, a local guide will take us on a guided city tour of Athens including the iconic Acropolis and Olympic Stadium. And in the evening you will have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Athens affair in the famous Plaka area of the city.

Stay

Poseidon Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Locally guided tour of the awe-inspiring Ancient Greek monuments including entry to the Acropolis and Parthenon

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

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

    EUR 40.00

DAY 3 - Athens to Mykonos

Athens

See, just like we told you. Our time in Athens was amazing and well worth delaying our island time for. But delay it further? We shall not...

Mykonos

Let's do this! 3 nights on the island of Mykonos, how did we get so lucky? Even the boat ride across the Aegean will have you awe struck and in love.

 Overnight: Paradise Mykonos (Superior Bay View Rooms)

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

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

    EUR 30.00

DAY 4 - Mykonos

Mykonos

Here we are on yet another day when it feels completely fabulous to be alive. You're still in Mykonos baby! And the day is yours to soak up sunshine and play in the sea.

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

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

    EUR 50.00

DAY 5 - Mykonos

Mykonos

Windmills; cafes overflowing with olives, feta and tzatziki; storybook streets - and that's before you've even taken a dip in the ocean! Explore with the crew, take up a few optionals, or simply waste the day away as you please. 

Stay

Paradise Beach (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • See the traditional Cycladic buildings of Mykonos town

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 6 - Mykonos to Santorini

Mykonos

This morning, let's spare a thought for all those travellers who only have the time and money to visit just one Greek Island. Those poor unfortunate souls...

Santorini

Saddle up! We're taking to the seas again, this time in search of the island of Santorini. It's finally your turn to be the one lulling about the white-washed blue dome churches looking like a sultry summer babe. Home to the famous Oia sunset, this is the stuff dreams are made of. Ah, life.

Stay

Okeanis Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit Fira, the clifftop capital of Santorini

DAY 7 - Santorini

Santorini

Rise and shine, Greek Island travellers! The island of Santorini will not explore itself. Take a swim at Perissa Beach, eat the local specialty of fried tomato balls known as domatokeftedes, and roam the streets of Fira.

Stay

Okeanis Hotel (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 8 - Santorini

Santorini

Rise and shine, Greek Island travellers! The island of Santorini will not explore itself. Take a swim at Perissa Beach, eat the local specialty of fried tomato balls known as domatokeftedes, and roam the streets of Fira. Just remember to plan your day around the excursion to the iconic sunset of Oia - this is not an optional you're going to want to miss.

Stay

Okeanis Hotel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

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

    EUR 30.00

DAY 9 - Santorini to Ios

Santorini

Say your so longs to Santorini this morning. We have one last Greek Island to hop to, and we promise she's magnificent.

Ios

A bit more rugged and remote than Santorini and Mykonos, Ios will prove a nice change of scenery. But thankfully, there will be no change in the hours spent ocean side and good times had.

  Overnight: Far Out Ios

Stay

Far Out (or similar)

DAY 10 - Ios

Ios

Another day, another chance to soak up the Greek sun and frolic in the sand without a care in the world. Get some adrenalin in with some watersports, or if you haven't done so already, go explore the pretty town and down a hearty meal at a local cafe. You're going to need the fuel if you want to hang out in the party scene of Hora until the break of dawn.  

Stay

Far Out (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Speedboat safari

    EUR 38.00

DAY 11 - Ios

Ios

Don’t underestimate the power of this village. When the sun sets, this place really comes to life. As such, we suggest a day out on the water getting salty on a boat trip, or a full day of pool hangs and beach time so you're all sun-kissed and feeling floaty by the time the night rolls in. 

 

Stay

Far Out (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Farewell to Ios Evening Cruise

    EUR 35.00

DAY 12 - Ios to Athens

Ios

While choking back the tears and waving miserably at the dreamy islands of Greece, try to think positive thoughts: we have a boat ride to enjoy this morning, as well as one more night together in the city of Athens. 

Athens

One last dose of Athens and one last chance to hang out together as the Greece loving squad that we are. 

 Overnight: Poseidon Hotel

Stay

Poseidon Hotel (or similar)

DAY 13 - Depart Athens

Athens

The moment we'd all been dreading - the goodbyes. As sad as they are, at least you have the memories. And another 300 Contiki trips to jump aboard! Make the most of your last free breakfast before you kick on to your next port of call.

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