Ancient History & Authentic Islands

Athens | Crete | Rhodes (12 Days)

This itinerary explores ancient civilizations and pretty medieval towns on two of the most historic Greek islands, with a healthy dose of stunning beaches.

  • Visit the Athens Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a local guide
  • Discover the Venetian and Turkish architecture of Chania’s old harbor
  • Savor the flavors of Chania on a tour through the countryside
  • Relax with free time for the beach and exploring Greek island villages
  • Walk among the remnants of an ancient Minoan capital
  • Wander the idyllic medieval backstreets of Rhodes Town
  • Spend a day in the picturesque village of Lindos and its fantastic acropolis
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Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Athens and private transfer to your hotel. Athens
Day 2 Tour of Athens and the Acropolis with a local guide. Athens
Day 3 Flight to Chania (eastern Crete) and private transfer to your hotel. Guided walking tour of Chania. Chania
Day 4 Day trip to explore Cretan countryside and cuisine. Chania
Day 5 Day at leisure in Chania to enjoy the beach and explore on your own. Chania
Day 6 Transfer to your hotel in Elounda, with a stop to tour ancient Knossos. Elounda
Day 7 Guided tour including Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga. Elounda
Day 8 Day at leisure to discover Elounda and the surrounding area. Elounda
Day 9 Flight to Rhodes and private transfer to your hotel. Guided walking tour of Rhodes Town. Rhodes
Day 10 Day trip to Lindos town and ancient acropolis. Rhodes
Day 11 Day at leisure on Rhodes. Rhodes
Day 12 Transfer to the airport for departure.  

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