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14 Day Trip in Athens - Zante - Naxos - Crete

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Day 1

Athens

The city of goddess Athena, birthplace of democracy, with timeless allure, culture, and history. After a warm welcome at Athens airport, your private chauffeur will convey you to your lodging driving through the city highlights for a first introduction to the charms of the Greek capital. The balance of the day is at your leisure to explore the city on your own and feel like a local following our recommendations.
Day 2

Athens

This morning with your PRIVATE guide, you will enjoy a tour of the highlights of Athens, including, the old town, the Acropolis, and the new Acropolis museum
Day 3

Zante

Morning Private transfer to catch the flight to Zante to enjoy the white beaches, spot the sea turtles and feel the island’s party atmosphere.
Day 4

Zante

Unique eco-friendly turtle spotting excursion to see the loggerhead Caretta Caretta turtles, take photos, swim, and snorkel in the amazing turquoise waters of Turtle island and the Keri Caves. Zante island hosts the largest Mediterranean nesting, and the national marine Park of the island has great ecological value.
Day 5

Zante

This day you will enjoy a PRIVATE guided tour of the highlights of Zante island; you will visit the off the beaten track traditional villages of the island, meet with the locals and find local products from authentic shops to purchase (honey, olive oil, homemade bread and local “ladotiri” cheese. Along the way you will enjoy the majestic views of the Ionian Sea and stop to see the famous shipwreck beach from above.
Day 6

Naxos

Morning private transfer to Zante airport to catch the flight to Naxos and enjoy the atmospheric high mountain villages, isolated beaches and ancient sites at your own pace.
Day 7

Naxos

Day tour with easy hike and private guide; you will be off the usual tourist tracks, visit ancient Olive Groves, abandoned villages, half - forgotten paths leading to the unexpected. You will have lunch in an authentic Greek taverna up in the mountains, serving fresh organic food.
Day 8

Naxos

Today you will meet your guide at the lobby for your private tour of Naxos island by professional guide; you will visit the Temple of Dimitra to admire the view; next you will visit traditional villages including Apeiranthos and small pottery workshops at Chalki village as well as a restored traditional olive oil press.
Day 9

Crete, Heraclion

Private transfer to Naxos airport to catch the flight to Crete, Chania, the island that is home of Europe’s first major civilization with dreamy villages, splendid beaches, ancient history, wonderful cuisine & vibrant sites. Our local driver will welcome and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 10

Crete, Chania

Morning departure with your PRIVATE driver. You will arrive at the Minoan capitol of Knossos, first discovered in modern times by Sir Arthur Evans in 1894 when Crete was still an Ottoman possession. It was Evans that named the civilization after King Minos and it is here where you will spend much of this morning learning about Europe’s first great Bronze age civilization by your professional PRIVATE guide. Afternoon arrival at your hotel in Chania, Crete.
Day 11

Crete, Chania

This day is at your leisure to explore and enjoy this wonderful island at your own pace.
Day 12

Crete, Chania

Today you will experience the traditional Cretan life! You will discover the hidden treasures of Kissamos region with an introduction to the traditional and modern. You will try products from small scale cheese and honey producers, organic traditional olive oil mill and visit St. Ioannis church. Next you will visit a small village to have a relaxing drink and the opportunity to try your hand at Cretan cookery. You will pick local products to use in your cooking lesson. The activity ends with you enjoying your lunch Cretan style!
Day 13

Crete, Chania

Today you will sail by wooden your private gulet sailing yacht; you will visit Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Islet one of the most amazing places in Greece with amazing natural beauty. Gramvousa, also known as the ‘islet of the pirates’ with the spectacular landscape and a beach adorned by a lonely shipwreck. The highest point of the island, atop a steep rock, at an altitude of 137 meters, is dominated by the famous castle of Gramvousa, which was built by the Venetians in 1579. Balos is an exotic lagoon and is listed as one of best beaches in the world.
Day 14

Farewell

Private transfer to Santorini airport to catch your flight home. We wave you goodbye and wish to see you in a future trip!

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