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Discover Historic Athens and Crete's Hidden Coves

greece Tours Discover Historic Athens and Crete's Hidden Coves

Discover Historic Athens and Crete's Hidden Coves

Culture, art, history and the relaxed pace of Greek life combine spectacularly on this fantastic trip to Athens and Crete.

  • Style: Multi Centre Holiday
  • Duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Starts in: Athens
Highlights:
  • Discover ancient monuments, a thriving art scene and a unique local charm in Athens, Greece’s historic capital
  • Kick back on Crete’s sun-drenched shores of Elounda and enjoy a relaxing swim in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea
  • Delve further to find the alluring streets of Chania, stunning ancient landscapes and picturesque villages, awaiting to be explored
Itinerary:

Days 1-3  Athens  
Arrive in Athens and take a private transfer to your hotel, home for the next three nights. Dump your bags and head out to find the diverse mix of ancient history, vibrant culture and spectacular architecture packed within this unique metropolis. At every corner, bustling streets filled with energetic charm, striking street art and the sound of live music making for an exciting visit. While the magnificent Acropolis is a must, explore deeper into Athens’ maze of alleyways and find authentic local cuisine and fascinating museums.  

Day 4  Crete  
Take a short flight to Crete, Greece’s largest island. Arrive at your hotel and enjoy an afternoon relaxing beside the Aegean Sea. With all of our resorts boasting a wealth of facilities, take a refreshing dip in the pool before watching the sunset with a drink and some delicious local cuisine.  

Days 5-7  Crete
Dating back over 4,000 years, Crete has a coveted history and strong cultural identity. Why not head out to discover the untouched villages tucked in between the islands hills and mountains. Find traditional tavernas serving delightful local produce and fine wines and admire the backdrop of the beautiful surrounding landscape. Alternatively, find ultimate relaxation at your stunning resort equipped with all the facilities for a truly serene stay.  

Day 8  Crete  
This morning, enjoy a relaxed breakfast as your Greek adventure comes to an end. Transfer to Heraklion airport for your flight home.  

Prices
Guide Price £997
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 3 nights at 4star Fresh Hotel in Athens
  • 4 nights at 5star Daios Cove Luxury Resort in Crete
  • Private transfers between all airports and hotels
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/04/2020 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Flights

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Athens currently cost from £214 in Economy and £189 in Business Class

Your Trailfinders travel consultant will be able to find the best flights to suit you and your choice of tour. Please call for our latest offers.

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