Greece, A Historical Wine Tasting Tour

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Greece, A Historical Wine Tasting Tour

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Destination for this trip:

Athens, Greece; Iraklion (Crete), Greece; Santorini, Greece

Length of trip:

9 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 2065 to $ 2065

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

The arrival of winemaking in ancient Greece is undocumented. Many believe it was brought to Crete by Phoenician traders. It is also likely that it arrived from the north as well, via the land route from Asia Minor. Experience Athens, Santorini, and Crete, and enjoy the splendors of Greek wine tasting.


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Athens

    Athens

    Arrival at Athens Intl airport and transfer to your Hotel in Athens
    for 2 nights in a selected, centrally located hotel, breakfast
    included.

  • Day 2 - Athens

    Athens

    After breakfast, an organized Athens sightseeing tour visiting the most
    important sites of the city and the Acropolis, Acropolis Musuem.
    Dinner and wine in the Plaka district. Enjoy typical Greek dishes,
    wine, fold music and traditional dances in one of the oldest tavernas
    of Plaka under the Acropolis. (B-D)

  • Day 3 - Santorini

    ATHENS - SANTORINI

    Breakfast, transfer from Athens hotel to the port of Piraeus. Economy
    one way hydrofoil tickets from Piraeus to Santorini. Arrival at
    Santorini port and transfer from Santorini port to your hotel in
    Santorini for 3 nights. A selected hotel including breakfast.
    (B)

  • Day 4 - Santorini

    SANTORINI

    Breakfast, an island tour visiting, Profitis Elias, Pyrgos, Fira,
    winery for wine tasting.
    (B)

  • Day 5 - Santorini

    SANTORINI

    Breakfast, day on your own to experience the Island of Santorini,
    Shopping, or visit the black sand beach.
    (B)

  • Day 6 - Iraklion (Crete)

    CRETE

    Breakfast, Transfer from your hotel in Santorini to the port in
    Santorini.
    Economy one way hydrofoil tickets from Santorini to Heraklion, Crete.
    Arrival at Heraklion, Transfer from Heraklion port to your hotel in
    Crete. Accommodations for 3 nights with breakfast.

  • Day 7 - Iraklion (Crete)

    CRETE

    Breakfast, Tour Peza - Thrapsano - Archanes tour with wine tasting
    in Archanes.
    (B)

  • Day 8 - Iraklion (Crete)

    CRETE

    Breakfast, a free day on your own to visit some of the wonderful
    sites of Crete. Free time to shop or visit archological sites, beach
    time. A Night In Crete tour where you can enjoy typical food and
    wine from Crete.

  • Day 9 - Athens

    CRETE-ATHENS

    Breakfast, Economy one way air tickets from Heraklion to Athens
    Airport for your return flight home to the USA.
    (B)

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