12 nights at Athens – Naxos – Santorini, enjoying adventurous scuba diving, while combining a 2-day tour to the mostly visited Ancient Greek settlements
Enjoy adventurous scuba diving, while combining tours at monuments of the Greek civilization! Dive into clear blue waters, explore the rocky cliffs, sunbathe at fabulous beaches, gain incredible energy… Travel to Athens, Naxos & Santorini at the most exciting 12-day-theme trip of your life!
Day 1st: Athens
Welcome to Greece! At the airport, our English speaking driver will transfer you to your hotel in Athens.
Day 2nd: Athens – Sightseeing
After breakfast there will be a guide escorting you from your hotel for a sightseeing tour in Acropolis & Acropolis Museum in Athens. Optionally you may visit Benakis’ Museum later in the afternoon, a private museum located at Vasilissis Sofias Avenue with works from the Byzantine, Islamic & traditional epoques.
Day 3rd: Argolis – Corinth, Epidaurus, Nafplio
Early in the morning take the full day tour to Argolis with visits at the Corinth Canal, Mycenae, Argos, Nafplio & Epidaurus. Travel around the Saronic Gulf to Epidaurus and its theater, famous for its remarkable acoustics and then to Mycenae, visiting the remnants of the ancient city, including the Lionesses Gate, the Tomb of Agamemnon and the Palace. Then you may pass by Argos and onwards to Nafplio where you will overnight.
Day 4th: Delphi – Arachova
Early in the morning our bus will pick you up to take the full day tour to Delphi which drives through Levadia and Arachova, famous for its bright multi-coloured carpets and handicrafts. Arriving at Delphi, the tour visits the Ancient Sanctuary of Apollo. You may visit the Delphi Museum where one can see among other archaeological treasures, the unique bronze charioteer, then proceed through the sacred way to the Athenian treasury and the Temple of Apollo. Delphi is one of the national treasures of Greece. The tour returns to Athens late in the afternoon.
Day 5th: Athens Diving Center
In the morning you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the diving center. You will get ready, put on your swimsuit and equipment and you will embark on the boat. Dive 2-3 times. In the afternoon, you will be transferred back to the hotel in the city center. Early in the evening you may enjoy a nice cup of coffee at Kolonaki, a famous suburb of Athens for its restaurants, cafes and expensive shopping centers.
Day 6th: Athens Diving Center
Transfer to the diving center. Dive 2-3 times. Escort to the hotel. If you wish to enjoy the most beautiful sunset in the capital of Greece, you must visit Cape Sounion, the southernmost extremity of Attica. There are situated the ruins of Poseidon Temple, and at recent years due to its environmental value, it has been declared as a national park.
Day 7th: Naxos Island
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Piraeus port, so to get on high-speed ferry with destination to Naxos Island. Upon arrival, our representative will escort you to the hotel. You may drive to the picturesque villages to “explore” the Cycladic character of the architecture. Wonderful seaside places to sunbathe at!
Day 8th: Naxos Diving Center
Just after finishing your breakfast, you will be transferred from the hotel to the diving center. Dive 2 times (1 dive to the Wreck is included). In the evening transfer back to the hotel. An awesome idea is to visit the “Castle of Mpazaios” which had been operating as a monastery until the 19th century and nowadays many cultural events are organised.
Day 9th: Santorini Island
After breakfast you will be heading to the port in order to travel to Santorini Island with the ferry. Transfer to the hotel, upon arrival. Just after the check in, we suggest you to visit “Ammoudi” – one of the most beautiful beaches in Santorini. Further away, you may find traditional taverns serving fava beans, fish from the Aegean Sea and cherry tomatoes.
Day 10th: Santorini Diving Center
In the morning you will be transferred to the diving center. Get ready with your suits and equipment and embark on the boat. Dive 2 times. Late in the afternoon, transfer back to your hotel. One of the most authentic experiences is climbing caldera with mules. A path of 587 steps that winds in sharp slope, paving the short road to Fira!
Day 11th: Santorini Diving Center
Transfer to the diving center in the morning. Dive 2-3 times. Transfer back to the hotel. The wineries of Santorini are well- known all over the world for producing very acidic white wines from the variety of Assyrtiko. Vinsanto is a sweet wine produced by sun-dried grapes, which is ideally tasted with chocolate.
Day 12th: Athens
Transfer to the airport and fly back to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens airport, our driver will meet you and take you to the hotel.
Day 13th: Athens – Departure
After breakfast, you may check out and you will be escorted to the airport for your return flight
Package Price includes:
- 7 Overnights with breakfast in a 4* hotel at Athens
- 2 Overnights with breakfast in a 4* hotel at Naxos Island
- 3 Overnights with breakfast in a 4* hotel at Santorini Island
- All transfers at Athens & on the islands (as indicated at the programme)
- Ferry tickets in economy class
- Scuba diving (2 days in Athens, 1 day at Naxos island, 2 days at Santorini island)
- 1 half-day tour in Athens, Acropolis & Acropolis Museum
- 1 day trip to Delphi & Arachova
- 1 day trip to Argolida (Nafplio, Mycenae, Epidaurus)
- Meet and assist upon your arrival and before your departure
- 24 hours service for emergency
- Entrance fees for museum and archaeological places are not included
- Whatever is not mentioned or is mentioned as optional is not included
- Schedule can be adjusted to your needs
- For further details and for air tickets to and from Athens at special fares please contact us