GREEK ISLAND HOPPER
DAY 1 ARRIVE ATHENS
Arrive in Athens. As you exit customs you will be met by an escort who will take you to your hotel. Afternoon free to become acquainted with the city. Return to your hotel in time for the evening sightseeing tour.
Athens by Night: Enjoy an evening ride to the port of Piraeus and a stop at Mikrolimano where some delicious Greek appetizers and a drink of the anise-flavored aperitif, ouzo await your arrival. Then back to Athens to tour the famous historic neighborhood, Plaka where you will dine in a traditional Greek tavern, and be charmed by bouzouki music and Greek folkloric dances.
DAY 2 ATHENS
Delphi excursion with lunch. On this enchanting trip to the past, you will be driven across the fertile plain of Boeotia. In route you will pass the towns of Thebes, best known for the tragedy of King Oedipus, and Arachova, famous for its colorful rugs and carpets. Delphi is the center of the Ancient World. After lunch, continue to the slopes of Mount Parnassus, and ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Here you will have a chance to visit the Treasury o Athenians, Temple of Apollo and the Museum which contains masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture. Return to Athens to enjoy a free evening. The illuminated Acropolis is particularly lovely to photograph at night.
DAY 3 TRAVEL TO MYKONOS
Athens private sightseeing tour of Athens’ best sites. After this tour you will transfer to Athens Airport for your flight to Mykonos. You’ll be escorted to your hotel. Mykonos is well known for its nightlife so save your energy for a late dinner this evening.
DAY 4 MYKONOS
Private city walk and island tour through the quaint streets of Mykonos Town, explore the inner island and famous beaches, stop in town of Ano Mera. Afternoon and evening free. Continue sightseeing or relax and enjoy the ambiance. Dinner at the hotel or in town. There are many restaurant choices. Stay for a drink at one of the many restaurants that into lounges and bars after dinner.
DAY 5 MYKONOS
Private city walk and Delos Tour. Witness how ancient civilians lived their everyday lives as you wander through their living rooms, kitchens and bedrooms. See Europe’s first synagogue, the temple of Egyptian gods, the lion terrace, Cleopatra’s house and the Temples of Apollo.
DAY 6 TRAVEL TO SANTORINI
Today you will ferry to Santorini. The high-speed ferry takes approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your hotel. Your evening free. You may want to dine at one of Fira’s restaurants where the view of the island’s famous caldera is worth this once-in-a-lifetime dining experience.
DAY 7 SANTORINI
Private Santorini Sightseeing that features museums, sandy beaches and winery visit. You will visit the Monastery of Profitis Ilias located at the highest point of the island and visit the charming village of Megalochori and Perissa Beach with its beautiful black sand and enjoy lunch in the sun.
DAY 8 SANTORINI
Sleep in or wander the historic streets of Fira’s old town. In the afternoon enjoy Santorini’s beautiful beaches before meeting your guide at the port of Athinios. From here you will depart for your sunset cruise. You will disembark in Oia and enjoy this unique city.
DAY 9 TRAVEL TO ATHENS
Fly back to Athens and to your hotel for luggage drop. Meet your guide in the lobby for a Greek adventure to Cape Sounion. After tour remainder of evening on your own.
DAY 10 ATHENS
After breakfast meet your transfer representative in the lobby of hotel who will help you with your luggage and escort you to the airport.
DAY 11 HOME
GERMANY & AUSTRIA MUSIC TOUR
DAY 1 DEPART TO MUNICH
DAY 2 ARRIVE IN MUNICH
Arrive in Munich where you will be met by our local representatives. Enjoy a tour of historic Munich, including a stop at the Rathaus (Town Hall) to watch the famous Glockenspiel. This historic clock from 1908 chimes its 43 bells and enchants viewers with its 32 life‐size moving figures three times per day. You will also see the Opera House and the Hofbrauhaus. Enjoy some time to shop before transferring to your alpine hotel in Austria for your seven night stay.
DAY 3 CHIEMSEE & BERCHTESGADEN
Enjoy a short, pleasant drive to southern Germany and take a boat ride to see a magnificent palace on an island in the middle of Lake Chiemsee, which is the largest body of water in Bavaria. The Herrenchiemsee Palace is the third of King Ludwig II’s famous buildings, and is basically his version of Versailles, built almost 200 years earlier by his idol Louis XIV of France. It is a sumptuous and lavish palace with beautiful gardens and fountains in the most unlikely of settings. The palace was never finished, as construction was halted after Ludwig’s mysterious death. After a scenic drive through impressive valleys, we reach Berchtesgaden, a historic Bavarian Alpine village. Enjoy free time in the village nestled in this beautiful national park.
DAY 4 KUFSTEIN (PERFORMANCE)
Enjoy exploring this historic Bavarian town. You can see the Kufstein Fortress as it towers above the city. Take time to walk the Romerhorgasse at leisure and explore the city center. As you walk through the city, you can hear the melodies of the open‐air organ playing throughout the town. Today's performance will be a promoted concert. Later in the day you will travel to Kitzbuhel where you will see a traditional alpine village that lies in the valley at the foot of the Kitzbuheler Horn.