Welcome to Greece! Embark on a captivating 10-day trip through the heart of Greece, experiencing a harmonious blend of ancient wonders, cultural encounters, and culinary delights. Start your journey in Athens, the modern capital of Greece. Athens was the cultural center of the ancient world as well as home to many notable Greeks, perhaps the best-known being the philosopher Socrates, and the playwright Sophocles, author of Oedipus Rex.
During your adventure, you’ll get to know your expert Greek guide, who will help you discover the secrets of Athens and of each island you will explore. You’ll meet other incredible individuals on your journey. They will help make your experience a fun and personally fulfilling adventure and will cheer you on as you reach beyond your comfort zone and embrace new challenges!
Athens: the Ancient Capital
Upon landing in Athens, transfer to your accommodations and immerse yourself in Greek hospitality. Enjoy a welcome dinner, setting the tone for the adventure ahead. Explore Athens’ iconic landmarks, including the Acropolis and Mars Hill. Indulge in local delicacies and navigate the historic Ancient Agora. Meet a leading actress of the Greek Theater before journeying to Cape Sounio, and marvel at the Temple of Poseidon.
Crete’s Charms Unveiled
Fly to Chania in Crete, where the old town beckons with its historical charm. Engage with a local fashion designer before transferring to Rethymno and enjoy a leisurely day, partaking in a cooking class and a delightful dinner with a private local chef.
Cultural Immersion in Heraklion
Continue your journey with a visit the famed “village of jars”. Unleash your creativity in a ceramic studio workshop. Transfer to Heraklion, exploring the tomb of a famous Greek writer, the Archaeological Museum, and the legendary Knossos Palace. Delight your senses with a visit to a local winery, savoring the flavors of Greek wines.
Santorini’s Timeless Beauty
Board a high-speed ferry to Santorini, where the enchanting Oia awaits exploration by foot. Dine against the backdrop of the caldera, savoring the magic of the island. You will also wander through Fira independently, take a refreshing dip in the geothermal hot springs before bidding farewell to this captivating land.
This Greek odyssey promises an unforgettable fusion of history, culture, and gastronomy, leaving you with cherished memories as you depart from Santorini.
- Explore Athens and its famous Acropolis and Ancient Agora
- Meet one of the leading actresses of the Greek Theater
- Venture to Cape Sounio and Crete, connecting with local designers and savoring a private Chef's creations
- Discover the "village of jars", engage in a ceramic workshop, and delve into Heraklion's rich history
- Visit Santorini, exploring Oia and Fira before relaxing in geothermal hot springs
What You'll See and Do
- Cooking Class
- Cultural Exploration
- Historical Sites
- Local Delicacies
- UNESCO Site
- Wine Tasting
- Women-To-Women Exchanges