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EGBG - Best of Greece

When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as "Best of Greece," you'd better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one ds. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samari Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you won't have a moment to waste. Witness Greece in all her timeless glory with us.

Inclusions

Carte Blanche: Athens Hands-on: Cooking Class with a Local Family, Loutro
Athens orientation walk
Meteora Monastery visit
Guided tour of Ancient Delphi
Samari Gorge hike
Knossos visit
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $2,719
Start Location
Athens, Greece
End Location
Santorini, Greece
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
14 Apr 201928 Apr 201916AUD $2,719
21 Apr 201905 May 201916AUD $2,719
28 Apr 201912 May 20197AUD $2,719
01 May 201915 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
05 May 201919 May 201913AUD $2,719
12 May 201926 May 201913AUD $2,719
19 May 201902 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
26 May 201909 Jun 201910AUD $2,719
02 Jun 201916 Jun 201913AUD $3,025
16 Jun 201930 Jun 201913AUD $3,025
23 Jun 201907 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
07 Jul 201921 Jul 201913AUD $3,025
21 Jul 201904 Aug 201912AUD $3,025
04 Aug 201918 Aug 201916AUD $3,559
11 Aug 201925 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
25 Aug 201908 Sep 201916AUD $3,559
01 Sep 201915 Sep 201916AUD $3,199
08 Sep 201922 Sep 201916AUD $3,199
15 Sep 201929 Sep 201916AUD $3,199
22 Sep 201906 Oct 201915AUD $3,199
06 Oct 201920 Oct 201916AUD $3,199
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Athens
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Athens
Take an orientation walk in Athens with the rest of the day free to explore. Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora and the National Archaeological Museum.
Day 3 - Athens/Meteora
Travel to Kalambaka, a good base for visiting the monasteries of Meteora.
Day 4 - Meteora
Spend a full day visiting the stunning mountaintop monasteries of Meteora.
Day 5 - Meteora/Delphi
Visit Ancient Delphi and the Temple of Apollo.
Day 6 - Delphi/N fplio
Travel to Nafplio and explore the beautiful cobblestoned streets. Opt to climb the Acronafplia to soak in the views.
Day 7 - N fplio/Chani
Spend a free day enjoying the area. Opt to visit Epidavros, as well as the nearby site of Mycenae before an overnight ferry to Crete.
Day 8 - Chani
Arrive on Crete and enjoy the day relaxing at one of the many harbour-side caf s. Wander the streets of the old town with its fascinating blend of ancient and modern Turkish and Venetian architecture, reflecting the diverse history of the island.
Day 9 - Chani /Agia Roumeli
Hike the famous and rugged Samari Gorge.
Day 10 - Agia Roumeli/Loutro
Travel by ferry to Loutro. Opt to rent a kayak and explore secluded beaches and coves.
Day 11 - Loutro
Enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. The rest of the day is free for exploring the area. Enjoy a swim and tasty seafood meals at secluded restaurants or hike Aradine Gorge.
Day 12 - Loutro/Ir kleion
Travel to Iraklio. Enjoy a visit to Knossos, site of a Minoan palace and residence of King Minos.
Day 13 - Ir kleion/Santorini
Hop a ferry to beautiful Santorini. Enjoy two nights on the island.
Day 14 - Santorini
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt for a half-day volcano tour, shopping, relaxing on the beach, or make your way to the crater's rim to savour the breathtaking view. Opt to finish the day off with a sunset cruise.
Day 15 - Santorini
Depart at any time.