DEPOSIT REQUIRED PER PERSON $ 300.00 (NOT REFUNDABLE)
From August 14 to 29, 2020
Aug 14 –
USA / FRANCE
Departure from USA to Paris
Aug 15 –
Arrive Paris. Meeting with our representative at the airport and transfer by bus to our hotel. Free time for a first contact with the capital of France. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Aug 16 –
Breakfast. Departure to make an extensive visit of the City that will take us to know: Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, the Invalid, Paris Opera, The Madeleine, Rivoli Street, Montmartre, Notre Dame Cathedral. Free afternoon. Meeting with our bus about 17:00 and departure to the Eiffel Tower, climb to the second floor to enjoy unique views of the city. To end the day we will perform a boat trip on the river Seine (Bateaux mouche). Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 17 –
PARIS / VENICE / PADUA
Breakfast and transfer in our private bus to the airport to board our flight to Venice. Arrival to Venice. Meeting with our representative at Marco Polo airport and transfer to our hotel in Padua. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 18 –
PADUA / VENICE / PADUA
Board the “Vaporetto” to go to San Marco. Meeting with our guide to make a panoramic walking tour that will take us to know: San Marco Square, the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace (tickets not inclued), The Bridge of Sighs. Return to Tronchetto and departure on our Bus to Padua. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 19 –
PADUA / VERONA / FLORENCE
Breakfast. Early departure this morning to Verona world famous for the history of Romeo and Juliet. Here we will see the famous Balcony of Romeo and Juliet, its picturesque historic center, its medieval buildings and the Roman Arena. We will continue to Florence. In the afternoon, meet with our guide to visit the streets of Florence, reaching the DUOMO, where we learn the secrets of the Giotto Bell Tower, we discover the beauty of the Baptistery with the golden doors, among which, the famous Paradise Gate and, finally, the lovely Cathedral. Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
FLORENCE / ROME
Breakfast. Morning free. Early in the afternoon departure to Rome. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 21 –
Breakfast. Transfer to the Vatican City. Free time to visit St. Peter’s Basilica on your own (there is a line to enter due to security). Early in the afternoon, Meeting with our guide and departure by Bus for a half day city tour, Imperial Rome with the Colosseum (entrance not included), the Roman Forums (entrances not included), the Venice Square with its monument to the unknown soldier, Trevi Fountain, the famous Via Veneto. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 22 –
ROME / ATHENS
Breakfast and transfer by our bus to the airport to board our flight to Athens. Arrival in Athens Meeting with our representative at the airport and transfer on our bus to the hotel. Rest of the day will be free. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 23 –
Breakfast. Departure to the Argolis region. Route through the Corinth Canal linking the Aegean Sea with the Ionian. We will visit the archaeological center of Corinth. Next, we will go to the Homeric city: Mycenae. Visit its famous ruins where the Gate of the Lions, the walls, the grounds of the royal tombs and the tomb of Agamemnon. Return to Athens an afternoon city tour that will take us to know: The Constitution Square, the Parliament, the National Library, the University and the Academy, when passing through Herodou Atticus Street, we can see the Royal Palace, guarded through Evzones, following the Acropolis direction, we can see the famous Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon. Dinner and overnight.
ATHENS / MYKONOS
Breakfast. Early transfer from the hotel with our Bus to Piraeus Port to board the ferry that will depart at 07:25 to go to the famous Greek island of Mykonos. Arrival, disembarkation and transfer to our hotel. Rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 25 –
Breakfast. Free day in Mykonos to enjoy the sea and the wonderful and famous beaches, as well as the intense nightlife, meeting point every summer of the international Jet-Set. It is a small island, with less than 90 km², but world famous thanks to its beaches and its fun. Of course, the main economic activity is tourism and facilities for this purpose, such as hotels, restaurants, beach infrastructure, abundant and quality, although always respecting the traditional construction to not break the aesthetics of the island. The discos, next to the beach and electronic music, are synonymous of summer in Mykonos, not in vain Mykonos has been called the “Ibiza of Greece”. But on the island of Mykonos you can also always find a quiet and relaxed corner, a beach away from the most bustling to enjoy the calm of rural life. Or you can opt for a getaway to the past, saving the small distance that separates it from the island-museum of Delos which is reached by boat in just 20 minutes from the port of Chora, the capital of the island. It is worth visiting the one that is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 26 –
MYKONOS / SANTORINI
Breakfast. At the indicated time, transfer to the port to embark on the ferry that will take you to the “blue and white” Santorini island. It is absolutely different from all Cyclades islands or any Aegean island. In Santorini, every detail is beauty. It has a crescent shape and inside, where the great volcano once was, there are another series of smaller but very beautiful islands. Arrival, meeting with our representative and transfer from the port to the nearest road access of the hotel. All hotels are located in pedestrian areas with frequent stairs next to the boiler of Santorini, they will have to walk the short pedestrian distance between the stop next to the road and the door of the hotel (distances from 25 to 350 meters). Rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 27 –
Breakfast. Free day on the volcanic island of Santorini known for its unique sunset. In its capital called Fira attached to the cliff and accessible by cable car or donkey, you can admire whitewashed houses, alleys, open-air cafes and the famous sunset. Santorini is a spectacular stopover for dozens of tourist holiday cruises and hundreds of sailboats that run along its small coves, at the foot of its steep slopes, in the middle of the natural anchorage formed by the sunken boiler of the ancient volcano. The multitude of visitors from all over the world has developed a free and international environment. Many foreigners have settled on the island and created small shops of handicrafts, jewelry and art. Also the bars and restaurants are numerous, providing the night of Santorini. Due to its volcanic soil the island is very fertile. For that reason, the quality of Santorini’s agricultural products is well known throughout the world. One of the island’s specialties is wine. The vines are organized in a way that can only be seen in Santorini, their branches are placed in a way that makes them look like a basket. In this way they protect themselves from strong winds. Other agricultural products in which Santorini has specialized are: fava, a vegetable similar but smaller than a pea; a type of cherry tomato that only grows in Santorini and the kapari (caper), which is used in the famous Greek salad. The island of Santorini also produces a cheese made from goat’s milk called chlorine. Possibility of making any of the optional excursions in regular or private service and visit the volcano and the beaches of Nea Kameni or Palea Kamen. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 28 –
SANTORINI / ATHENS
Breakfast. Morning free, to enjoy the privileged situation and wonderful views of the place, from the hotel there is pedestrian access to local shops and restaurants. In the early afternoon, meet with our representative at the same point and transfer to the pier to board the ferry back to Athens. It will sail around 3:30 p.m., arriving in Athens, around 11:45 p.m. Dinner on board. Arrival and transfer by Bus to the Hotel. Overnight.
Aug 29 –
ATHENS / USA
Breakfast and transfer by our bus to the airport in time to board our flight back to the USA. Arrival the same day