Mainland Greece and Islands

Ancient ruins, fascinating history, breath-taking scenery and picturesque beaches await on this 15-day adventure through the top highlights of mainland Greece and the Islands. Lose yourself in mazes of white-washed streets in Mykonos before taking in the iconic sunsets of Santorini. Delve deep into ancient Greece at must-see destinations for history lovers from Athens, Olympia, Delphi and more! End your Greek adventure wandering the otherworldly landscapes and floating monasteries of Meteora. Experience the very best of Greece, from food, culture, history and scenery on this unforgettable adventure!

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

15 Days

Greece

Athens / Athens

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

3 & 4 Star

15-25

18+

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Discovery,Overland

May to October

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Hit the top highlights of Greece’s mainland and islands on this 15-day adventure uncovering the breathtaking landscapes, best of island-hopping, and ancient wonders.
  • Stay in hand-picked and stylish 4 and 3-star hotels with fast ferry transfers and breakfasts included.
  • Start your adventure in Athen and explore the iconic sites and ancient legends of Greece from The Temple of Zeus, the Parthenon and Acropolis. 
  • Begin your Greek Island hopping adventure in Mykonos. Explore the quaint white-washed streets and iconic windmills, check out the vibrant beach bars and sample the tasty seafood. 
  • Experience one of the most iconic and beautiful sunsets in Santorini, exploring the idyllic beaches and taking in the breathtaking views.
  • Tick partying in the Greek Islands off your bucket-list as we head towards the party Island of Ios to spend our days relaxing by beach before fun nights out with your new travel mates.
  • Delve deep into the history and culture of ancient cities Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus.
  • Soak up the mythology and incredible sights of Olympia such as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.
  • Explore the ancient home of Oracle of Delphi before heading to the otherworldly landscapes and floating monasteries of Meteora and completing your journey with a scenic drive back to Athens.

Sights Visited on This Tour

You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

Corinth

Corinth is the successor to an ancient city, and is a former municipality in Corinthia, which is located in south-central Greece.

Delphi

Delphi lying on the slopes of Mount Parnassus high above the Gulf of Corinth, is one of the most famous historic sites in Greece

Epidavros

Epidaurus (Greek: Ἐπίδαυρος) was a small city in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf.

The perfect place for sea, sun & party ! Don’t forget to visit the tomb of the famous Greek poet, Homer, before you get lost in the night.

Kalambaka

Kalabaka is a town and seat of the Municipality of Meteora in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece.

Meteora

Meteora is hands down one of the most impressive regions in Greece! Located on the northern side of Greece.

Mycenae

Mycenae (Ancient Greek: Μυκῆναι) is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, Greece.

Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!

Nafplion

Nafplion is a beauty, maybe the most romantic place in Greece. It was captured by many civilizations. It is situated on the Argolic Gulf.

Olympia

Home of the ancient Olympic Games, and site of the Statue of Zeus, which had been ranked as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Patras

The third largest city in Greece, Patra owes most of its tourist development to the busy port that serves ferries.

The most beautiful sunset in the world... This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches.

Thermopylae

Thermopylae is a place in Greece where a narrow coastal passage existed in antiquity. It derives its name from its hot sulphur springs.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

3-4 Star Hotels

Transportation

Air-conditioned, modern coach or mini-bus, Economy class ferries, transfers at the islands

Meals

14 Breakfasts

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism.

Ferries

Economy class ferries

Orientation Walk

Orientation Walks at the cities and islands.

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement needs only be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. The supplement must be paid in addition to the tour fee. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.
Don’t forget to use the promo code SUMMER10TT at checkout to get your 10% extra discount, adding up to 50% off!
Don’t forget to use the promo code SUMMER10TT at checkout to get your 10% extra discount, adding up to 50% off!

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Budgeting for This Tour

Whether you prefer to shop at markets, boutiques or retail malls – Greece has it all! This popular tourist destination provides travellers with an abundance of options for purchasing timeless souvenirs to reminisce on their trip. While traditionally haggling was once commonplace across Greece, tourism has now brought standardisation to pricing, meaning shoppers can score themselves beautiful Greek handicrafts without the tiresome back and forth of bargaining.
Kompoloi : The Kompoloi, or worry beads, are a staple in Greek tradition, made from a strong of resin beads tied together with string so they can be turned through your fingers as you ponder life. They make for a fantastic souvenir for friends or family as they’re sold all over the country and provide a slice of ancient Greek tradition.
Mati Talisman: The Evil Eye Talisman, called Mati in Greek, is integral to Greek culture and folklore. The Mati eye is considered to protect its user and their family from evil spirits and jealousy. You’ll find it all over the country from souvenir stands to jewellery stores. Prices for a glass Mati charm start at approximately 3 USD.
Ouzo: Popular since the 14th century when Greek monks began to drink the potent substance, Ouzo is an Anise-flavoured, local liquor which can be purchased all over Greece for very cheap! A 7cl bottle of good quality Ouzo starts at about 15 USD.
Greece’s currency is the Euro (EUR / €) and credit or debit cards are accepted across all major Islands. However, on the smaller Islanders cash remains king! While every traveller's spending habits may differ slightly, we have estimated the average daily expenses to help with budgeting for your next trip. Here you will find the average cost for a meal or drink and advice for best practice in tipping.
Meals Lunch at restaurant US$ 10-15 Dinner at restaurant US$ 15-20 Sandwich at a stall US$ 3-5 Crepes US$ 1-2
Drinks Bottle of water US$ 0.6 Coffee US$ 3-4 Tea US$ 1-2 Bottle of beer US$ 4-6
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Accommodation

PRESIDENT HOTEL
Athens
4 Star

Located in the center of Athens and 500 m from Panormou Metro Station, President Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a beautiful rooftop terrace with a swimming pool.

GRAND METEORA HOTEL
Kalambaka
4 Star

Hotel is located at the foot of Meteora, in the heart of the Thessaly plain. It is the most imposing and impressing accommodation in the area, next to the picturesque village of Kastraki.

AMALIA HOTEL DELPHI
Delphi
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Delphi has an exquisite location at the foot of mount Parnassus. The hotel offer panoramic view to the green valley, all the way to the sea, the town of Itea and the town of Galaxidi.

AMALIA HOTEL NAFPLION
Nafplio
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Nafplio is situated right at the entrance of Nafplion town, 2,5 km. from its center. It was built with respect to the town’s culture and architecture.It has 170 rooms.

AMALIA HOTEL OLYMPIA
Olympia
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Olympia is built in a unique location that combines the energy, the aura and the serenity of Ancient Olympia, in a beautiful green landscape filled with olive trees.

FAR OUT HOTEL & SPA
IOS
3 Star

Set against the mountains, with stunning views over Mylopotas Beach and the crystal waters of the Aegean Sea, Far Out Hotel & Spa is the perfect retreat for body and soul.

GIANNOULAKI HOTEL
Mykonos
4 Star

Giannoulaki Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in the peaceful area of Glastros, near Mykonos Town (Chora). The hotel is situated in a wonderful spot offering a spectacular view of the Aegean Sea.

NEW HAROULA HOTEL
Santorini
3 Star

New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool the rooms and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.

Accommodation
Athens
PRESIDENT HOTEL
4 Star
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Kalambaka
GRAND METEORA HOTEL
4 Star
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Delphi
AMALIA HOTEL DELPHI
4 Star
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Nafplio
AMALIA HOTEL NAFPLION
4 Star
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Olympia
AMALIA HOTEL OLYMPIA
4 Star
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IOS
FAR OUT HOTEL & SPA
3 Star
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Mykonos
GIANNOULAKI HOTEL
4 Star
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Santorini
NEW HAROULA HOTEL
3 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Hit the top highlights of Greece’s mainland and islands on this 15-day adventure uncovering the breathtaking landscapes, best of island-hopping, and ancient wonders.
  • Stay in hand-picked and stylish 4 and 3-star hotels with fast ferry transfers and breakfasts included.
  • Start your adventure in Athen and explore the iconic sites and ancient legends of Greece from The Temple of Zeus, the Parthenon and Acropolis. 
  • Begin your Greek Island hopping adventure in Mykonos. Explore the quaint white-washed streets and iconic windmills, check out the vibrant beach bars and sample the tasty seafood. 
  • Experience one of the most iconic and beautiful sunsets in Santorini, exploring the idyllic beaches and taking in the breathtaking views.
  • Tick partying in the Greek Islands off your bucket-list as we head towards the party Island of Ios to spend our days relaxing by beach before fun nights out with your new travel mates.
  • Delve deep into the history and culture of ancient cities Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus.
  • Soak up the mythology and incredible sights of Olympia such as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.
  • Explore the ancient home of Oracle of Delphi before heading to the otherworldly landscapes and floating monasteries of Meteora and completing your journey with a scenic drive back to Athens.
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