Athens, Syros & Naxos
7 Days: Athens, Syros , Naxos
To begin this tour, you will explore the treasures of Athens. Enjoy a panoramic guided tour of the city including one of the world’s most famous ancient archeological sites, the Acropolis of Athens. Wander through the picturesque old section of Athens, the Plaka. Take a ferry from the port of Piraeus to Syros. Known as the “Queen of the Cyclades”, it showcases a good mix of modern and traditional Greece. Then travel to Naxos, with its pretty waterfront and its small, steep cobbled streets.
Day 01 – Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 02 – City tour / Athens
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann’s house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street. (B)
Day 03 – Piraeus – Syros / Syros
In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Syros. Arrival in Syros and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. (B)
Day 04 – At leisure / Syros
Explore the “Queen of the Cyclades” as the Greeks call it. Syros, being the administrative capital of the Cycladic islands, differs a lot from any of the other islands. Less touristic, but with unique “aristocratic” atmosphere, impressive buildings and 19th century mansions, nice beaches, and inner villages of exceptional beauty located at high-points of the island with stunning views. (B)
Day 05 – Naxos / Naxos
After breakfast, transfer to the port of Syros in time to catch the local ferry to Naxos. Arrival in Naxos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. (B)
Day 06 – At leisure / Naxos
At leisure to explore the largest island of the Cyclades, with the beautiful castle town, the unique mountain villages, and the unparalleled sandy beaches. (B)
Day 07 – Departure
Morning at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport for a short domestic flight, connecting with your international return flight home. (B)
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|*For departures within the Greek Orthodox Easter week, please ask as itineraries may not be available or maybe altered.|
|Hotel Titania, Hotel Polis Grand, Hotel Zafolia, Hotel Golden Age, Hotel Alexandros, Hotel Athenian Callirhoe Or Similar|
|Hotel Benois, Hotel Dolphin Bay, Hotel Faros, Hotel Syrou Melathron Or Similar|
|Hotel Astir of Naxos, Hotel Alkyoni beach, Hotel Naxos Palace or Similar|
- Accommodation on BB, 2 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Syros & 2 nights in Naxos.
- Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
- All transfers
- Ferry tickets Piraeus – Syros and Syros – Naxos with regular ferry, economy class.
- Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English-speaking representative
- All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
- All taxes and our services
- Any meals other than those mentioned above
- Any drinks during included meals
- Any personal expenses
- Any tips
- Any porterage at hotels.
- Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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