GREECE

Where Sunshine, Sea and History Collide

The Cradle of Civilization... The Land of the Gods... we can only be talking about one place: Greece! This Mediterranean jewel is ready to offer you bountiful sunshine, unparalleled beaches, and laid-back  hospitality. Fresh seafood, succulent lamb, wonderful feta and olive oil all delicately spiced with the freshest herbs distinguish Greek cuisine! European wines got their start in Greek vineyards, and so, whether you kick back poolside enjoying the enchanting islands or dive a little deeper to explore one of ancient history’s most fascinating locations, you will realize that Greece has something to offer for every kind of traveler!

UNIQUELY BETHESDA TRAVEL CENTER

“It All Starts with a Conversation!”

 

Together, in our detailed consultation we create the vision of your very own personalized itinerary. We determine how much time to spend in each destination, choose from our favorite hotels, arrange appropriate transportation and create unique experiences with our dynamic local guides! Relax while our team brings everything to life. Our customized travel app gives you easy access to all itinerary details, plus suggestions for your free time and some dining ideas! We seamlessly integrate technology, experience and attention to detail to create your very own custom-tailored “Trip of a Lifetime!”

OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

Arrive in Athens

Upon arrival, meet your private driver for a transfer to your hotel in the heart of the city.  Why not spend the evening in the Plaka neighborhood which features traditional tavernas, authentic leather shops, and locally produced olive oil stores. You could finish the day off with a rooftop dinner enjoying direct views of the illuminated Parthenon!

Day 2

Ancient Athens Comes to Life

With our local expert guide, reach the iconic Parthenon reflecting Greece’s golden classical era. Head on over to the ultra-modern Acropolis Museum featuring thousands of artifacts collected from this storied civilization. Afterwards, enjoy an afternoon at the Lycabettus Park, or the Plaka, or consider visiting the Benaki Museum and the Museum of Cycladic Art to fully grasp Greek art from the prehistoric to its influence on modern times

Day 3

Mykonos on My Mind

Do what the jetsetters have been doing for decades and head off to Mykonos!  From Athens Airport take the “blink and you miss it” flight to Mykonos. Located in the Cyclades, Mykonos has an array of options for your vacation as it is ideal for couples and families alike. Relax and unwind at a carefully chosen fabulous resort...infinity pools, private stretches of beach, and impeccable in-house dining

 

Day

4, 5, 6

Marvelous Mykonos

Lounging on your resort’s plush beach beds?  Savoring a delectable seafood feast in a lively restaurant on the water’s edge?  Spending the day at a chic all-inclusive beach club? Or perhaps take a stroll in town and admire the iconic windmills of Mykonos! Oh, and don’t forget just a short 30 minute boat ride from the port is the tiny island of Delos island offering remarkable examples of Greek antiquity. Whatever your idea of the perfect beach vacation is, Mykonos has you covered!

Day 7

There’s No Place Like Santorini

Via ferry or private helicopter, head out to your next bucket list destination, Santorini!  Studded with awe-inspiring exclusive resorts regarded among the most luxurious in Europe, the town of Oia features white washed buildings nestled along the island’s unique and breathtaking caldera, all of which lives up to the hype of unbelievable beauty!  Enjoy dining at one of the island’s many sumptuous restaurants, or eat like a local at a fish tavern as the Aegean laps quietly at the restaurant's edge. Hands on specialty cooking classes might allow you to delve into the secrets of local cuisine,,, Live the good life on this picturesque island!

Day

8, 9, 10

Revel in Paradise 

The options are endless when you’re in Santorini!  With a local expert guide, take a ride around this cherished island, dotted with blue-domed churches and known for its impressive white wines, which go so well with the local fish! One highlight on Santorini will certainly be a sunset cruise onto the endless horizon, with visits to natural hot springs and some of Santorini’s famed beaches including Red Beach, whose red-hued sand is a result of the volcanic eruption which gave this island its unique features. The sunsets here are truly magical!

Day 11

Depart Santorini

AM transfer for your flight home today, same day arrival.  FYI Very often we route via another major European city for an easy non-stop return flight the next day, or why not extend your travels for a few more days?!

When should I go?

 The ideal time is from mid-April to October

Call us now! Our experienced travel team is eager to listen to your interests and desires to craft a uniquely personalized itinerary. Remember! Our specialty is listening to YOU as we work together to craft the very best itinerary, pace and hotel selections for you and your family!  

  

And now, Bon Voyage!  We are just a phone call or an email away!

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