Charming Cyclades

Tour Greece in comfort and explore this fascinating country with lots of free time in all the best spots. Over 14 days, visit Athens, Sifnos, Milos, Santorini and Mykonos as you delve into Greece past and present, with incredible monuments and museums, lovely sandy beaches and charming islands.

Visit iconic Greek islands and experience the history, charm and sunny skies of this incredible region. Your flights, accommodations, land and ferry transfers are included, and you’ll have ample time to explore the islands at your own pace.

Location

Athens, Sifnos, Milos, Santorini, Mykonos

 

Location:

Athens, Attica, Greece, Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece, Santorini, South Aegean, Greece, Milos, South Aegean, Greece, Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece, Greece

14  Days | 12  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Mykonos to Athens
  • 12 nights of accommodation
  • 12 breakfasts
  • Airport and port transfers in Athens, Sifnos, Milos, Santorini and Mykonos
  • Hydrofoil Athens to Sifnos, Sifnos to Milos, Milos to Santorini and Santorini to Mykonos
  • 1 activity included: 
    • Half-day tour to the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum
  • Porterage
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Athens.

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Day 2

Welcome to Athens

Upon arrival in Athens, transfer to your hotel and check-in. The rest of the day is yours to explore the largest city in Greece.

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Day 3

Athens: Sightseeing

Enjoy a half-day morning tour of the city, including a visit to the Acropolis.

Activity Included

  • The Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum: This tour gives you the opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such an intriguing city. Expert guides will take you for a quick stop to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Next, you’ll pass by the Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Admire architectural masterpieces like the Temple of Athena Nike and the incredible Parthenon, on your visit of the Acropolis. Next up is the New Acropolis Museum, voted by the Sunday Times as the 3rd best museum of the world.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 4

Athens - Sifnos

Transfer to the port at Piraeus and board the hydrofoil to Sifnos. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Spend the afternoon exploring the island at your leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 5

Sifnos: At Leisure

Spend the day at your leisure on Sifnos, the island of harmony.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT:

Admire this lovely island’s traditional Cycladic architecture, or perhaps take a stroll through Kastro, a stunning medieval clifftop village. Adventurers may want to go for a hike around the island and veer off the beaten path to find your very own private beach to relax on. Foodies don’t fear - the island is abound with quaint seaside tavernas serving up freshly-caught seafood options.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 6

Sifnos - Milos

After breakfast, transfer to the Sifnos port for your hydrofoil to Milos, an incredible volcanic island on the Aegean Sea. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 7

Milos: At Leisure

Spend the day in volcanic Milos. This enchanting volcanic island boasts gorgeous landscapes and fascinating rock formations.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT:

Visit the beautiful Sarakiniko and Kleftiko beaches, lively Adamas, the island's main hub, or quaint Tripiti village, home to wonderful seaside cafés and restaurants. Discover the stunning island at your own pace.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 8

Milos - Santorini

After breakfast, transfer to the Milos port for your hydrofoil to Santorini. Check into your hotel in Santorini and spend the rest of your afternoon at leisure on this spectacular island.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Days 9 & 10

Santorini: At Leisure

The next two days are yours to explore the breathtaking beauty and incredible sunsets of this romantic island.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT: Stroll through winding streets, admire the charming houses and enjoy the sea air. You may choose to visit the Museum of Prehistoric ($) Thera in Fira, or discover Oia, the most photographed spot in Greece.
Meal(s): 2 Breakfasts
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Day 11

Santorini - Mykonos

Today, head to Mykonos via hydrofoil. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and check-in, then spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Days 12 & 13

Mykonos: At Leisure

Discover magical Mykonos over two full days.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT:

Explore the town's narrow winding streets with great shops, or laze on one of the island's spectacular beaches. Stroll through villages filled with iconic white houses, beautiful windmills and chapels, or hit the beach for some sun and relaxation. Check out the famous Church of Panagia Paraportiani or people-watch at a seaside café.

Meal(s): 2 Breakfasts
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Day 14

Mykonos - Athens - Return to Canada

After breakfast, transfer to Mykonos airport for your local flight to Athens and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Athens, Attica, Greece
The Stanley Hotel(or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
ALK Hotel(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Santa Maria Village Resort & Spa(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
Astir Thira Hotel(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Erato Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athenaeum Smart(or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
Alexandros Hotel(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Golden Milos Beach(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
El Greco Resort(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Leto Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens Marriott Hotel(or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
Elies Resort(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Miland Suites(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
Majestic Hotel(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Petasos Beach Resort & Spa(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Stanley Hotel(or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
ALK Hotel(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Santa Maria Village Resort & Spa(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
Astir Thira Hotel(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Erato Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athenaeum Smart(or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
Alexandros Hotel(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Golden Milos Beach Hotel(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
El Greco Resort(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Leto Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens Marriott Hotel (or similar)
Sifnos, South Aegean, Greece
Elies Resort(or similar)
Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Miland Suites(or similar)
Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
Majestic Hotel(or similar)
Mykonos, South Aegean, Greece
Petasos Beach Resort & Spa(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from May 1 - September 30, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Brochure correction as of January 21, 2020:  Please note that the baggage allowance for the local flight is 20kg (not 23kg).

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

The Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum:

  • Half-day morning tour
  • April to October
  • Daily service
  • English/French Departure at 8:45 am – return at 1:30 pm

CITY TAXES

City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Greece and are payable in local currency upon arrival. Rates vary from 1 EUR to 5 EUR depending on hotel star rating and location and are calculated per room, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice.

TRANSPORTATION

Hydrofoil: Economy class
Local flight (Mykonos to Athens) baggage allowance: 1 piece of luggage (max 20kg) and 1 piece of hand luggage (max 8kg)

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.