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Delight in the best of mainland Greece and the Cycladic Islands

Embark on a 16-day Premium journey exploring very the best of mainland Greece and the Cyclades. Whether it’s tracing a path through ancient ruins in Delphi, visiting secluded monasteries high in the Meteora Valley, or watching as the sun sets over the whitewashed buildings of Santorini, this is a country where the weight of history makes its presence felt. With plenty of opportunities to mingle with the locals, savour traditional Aegean cuisine and visit the acclaimed sites, this is a complete adventure into Greece’s sun-kissed heartland.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Step back in time as you travel with your local leader to the Athens Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Prodromos monastery, where you’ll enjoy a coffee with a local monk during a Premium Exclusive Experience.
  • Understand the dazzling variety of Greek produce during Exclusive Experiences, including a kitron tasting at a local distillery in Naxos, meeting with a family of beekeepers in Itea and an afternoon of wine tasting in Santorini.
  • Enjoy two remarkable Feature Stays – a gorgeous and traditionally decorated stone mansion in the medieval village of Dimitsana and a fabulous whitewashed hotel on the magical island of Santorini.
  • Be amazed by the magical monasteries and ancient rock pinnacles of Meteora and learn about the natural and cultural history of one of Greece’s most extraordinary sights.
  • Learn the secrets of Greek cuisine in Naxos during an in-depth cooking class with a local, using organic ingredients from her garden to create regional specialties which you will then enjoy for lunch.


Map of Premium Greece in Depth including Greece

Day 1: Athens

Day 2: Athens / Kalambaka

Day 3: Meteora / Kalambaka

Day 4: Delphi / Itea

Day 5: Itea / Olympia / Dimitsana

Day 6: Central Arcadia / Dimitsana

Day 7: Nafplion / Epidaurus / Athens

Day 8: Athens

Day 9: Paros

Day 10: Paros

Day 11: Naxos

Day 12: Naxos

Day 13: Naxos

Day 14: Santorini

Day 15: Santorini

Day 16: Santorini



15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners


Private vehicle, Ferry, Taxi


Hotel (11 nights), Feature Stay (4 nights)

Included activities

  • Athens – Welcome Dinner at Local Restaurant
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Athens – Acropolis Archaeological Site Visit with Local Guide
  • Athens – Visit to the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Meteora – Hike & Monastery Visits with Local Guide
  • Delphi – Oracle, Temple of Apollo & Sanctuary of Athena
  • Delphi – Archaeological Site Visit with Local Guide
  • Olympia – Archaeological Site Visit with Local Guide
  • Itea – Beekeeping Experience & Honey Tasting
  • Central Arcadia – Lousios Valley Hike
  • Central Arcadia – Prodromos Monastery Visit with Coffee & Greek Delight
  • Epidaurus – Guided Tour
  • Nafplion – Ouzo Tasting
  • Paros – Highlights of Paros Half Day Island Tour with Local Guide
  • Naxos – Old Town Walk & Portara Visit
  • Naxos – Vallindras Distillery Visit & Kitron Tasting
  • Naxos – Halki Half Day Trip
  • Naxos – Cooking Class at a Local Home
  • Naxos – Eggares Olive Oil Press
  • Santorini – Caldera Hike
  • Santorini – Winery Excursion & Wine Tasting

Premium Inclusions

  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Tipping for accommodation, activities and transport
  • Luggage transfer
  • Daily breakfast and signature local meal experiences
  • 24/7 on-ground support

Contact us for full trip details 


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