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Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Combine urban adventure with dreamy island experiences with stops in Athens, Zakynthos and Kefalonia.

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, Zakynthos, Kefalonia

Location:

Athens, Greece (ATH), Zakynthos, Greece, Kefalonia, Greece, Greece

10  Days | 8  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (If flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flights from Athens to Zakynthos; Kefalonia to Athens (taxes included)
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts
  • All airport and port transfers in Athens, Zakynthos and Kefalonia
  • Fast ferry from Zakynthos to Kefalonia
  • 1 activity included:
    • Half-day tour to the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum
  • Porterage
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Athens.

Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Day 2

Welcome to Athens

Arrive in Athens, transfer and check into your hotel.

Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Day 3

Athens: Sightseeing

Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of the city, including the magnificent Acropolis.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT:

Activity Included

The Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum:  Follow your expert guides as they take you for a quick stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. From here, you’ll continue on and 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). Next up is a comprehensive visit of the Acropolis to see architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the impressive Parthenon. End the tour with visit of the New Acropolis Museum.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 4

Athens - Zakynthos

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your local flight to Zakynthos. Upon arrival in Zakynthos, transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of the day is yours to explore Zakynthos.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Days 5 & 6

Zakynthos: At Leisure

Spend two days getting to know Zakynthos at your own pace.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT: Stroll through the charming towns of Zakynthos Town and Tsilivi, sample local wine and cheese, or live it up at one of the island's many bars and clubs. Experience a new level of relaxation on incredible sandy beaches in hidden coves, or head out on the water to snorkel or sail ($).
Meal(s): 2 Breakfasts
Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Day 7

Zakynthos - Kefalonia

After an early morning breakfast, transfer at the indicated time to Zakynthos port for your fast ferry to Kefalonia. Upon arrival in Kefalonia, transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of the day is free in Kefalonia.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Day 8

Kefalonia: At Leisure

Explore the Ionian's largest island and discover amazing views, intriguing caves and some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean.

Optional Activities ($):
OUT & ABOUT: Work up an appetite snorkelling or diving at Agia Efimia - you may even spot some loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta! Then, sample island's fresh seafood, local feta cheese, honey or delicious white wine.
Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 9

Kefalonia - Athens

Transfer to airport for your local flight back to Athens. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Zakynthos and Kefalonia

Day 10

Athens - Return to Canada

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Zakynthos and Kefalonia

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, Greece (ATH)
Hotel Dorian(or similar)
Athens, Greece (ATH)
Athenaeum Smart(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
Strada Marina Hotel(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Ionian Plaza Hotel(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
Palatino Hotel(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Mediterranee Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Greece (ATH)
NJV Athens Plaza(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
The Lesante Luxury Hotel & Spa(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Chefalonia Palace(or similar)
Athens, Greece (ATH)
Dorian Hotel(or similar)
Athens, Greece (ATH)
Athenaeum Grand Hotel (or similar)
Athens, Greece (ATH)
NJV Athens Plaza(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
Strada Marina Hotel(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Ionian Plaza Hotel(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
Palatino Hotel(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Mediterranee Hotel(or similar)
Zakynthos, Greece
The Lesante Luxury Hotel & Spa(or similar)
Kefalonia, Greece
Chefalonia Palace(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 15, 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).

Book your vacation package at least 30 days before departure to secure your hotel in Greece, otherwise we’ll offer you similar accommodations.

Not included

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

Itinerary schedule: Please note that the day-to-day itinerary should occur as planned, but may alter slightly depending on the time between the inter-island flight and the international flight back to Canada.

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

Fast ferry: in numbered air seat
Hydrofoil: Economy Class

Local flights (Athens to Zakynthos; Kefalonia to Athens) baggage allowance: 1 piece of luggage 20 kg; 1 piece hand luggage 8 kg.

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.