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We can customize this program and add more sites in Italy or Greece, or book extra nights in Rome or Athens.

Program:

- Sunday - Day 1 - Arrival in Rome
BENVENUTO! Welcome to Italy!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing 
about your tour, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Rome on your own. Overnight in Rome - 



- Monday - Day 2 - Rome - (B)


In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for your comprehensive tour to visit the Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel the home of Michelangelo's the Last Judgment. 

After that, we will continue on to visit St. Peters Square and Basilica, and will also visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum.
Overnight in Rome -

- Tuesday - Day 3 – Rome – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day walking tour to public markets and cooking lesson – more info >>>>>
Overnight in Rome.


- Wednesday - Day 4 - Rome to Florence - (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to Train station and depart from Rome on a 1 hour 30 minute train ride to Florence.
Upon arrival you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
After check in you will have couple of hours free time to refresh then we will take you on a introductory walking tour of Florence.

Florence is famous for its history. Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the Athens of the Middle Age. 
It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments.

- Thursday - Day 5 – Florence – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day to the country site visiting wineries and enjoy Tuscon lunch >>>>>
Overnight in Florence.

- Friday - Day 6 - Florence to Venice- (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to train station and depart from Florence on a 2 hour 30 minute train ride to Venice.
Upon arrival you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
After check in you will have couple of hour's free time to refresh then we will take you on a introductory walking tour of Venice.

Walk from Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square) to the Rialto Bridge, before you take to the waterways of the majestic city, during 
your walk your guide will inform you about all the sites you see and give you a good introductory to this magical city. 
We will end the tour with a 35 minute Gondola ride. 
Then you will spend the leisurely evening.
Overnight in Venice. 



- Saturday - Day 7 – Venice – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello >>>>
Overnight in Venice.

- Sunday - Day 8 - Departure from Venice - (B) 

Breakfast at the hotel we will then provide a transfer to Venice Airport and put you on a flight to Athens.

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After check in, you will have the
afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own.
Overnight in Athens.

- Monday - Day 9 - Athens to Mykonos - (B)
After breakfast around 8:30 AM, we will meet you at your hotel for your guided tour of Athens.
You will explore Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathinaiko Stadium (where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896).
After that, we will drive by the Prime's Minister's residence, the Royal Palace, (guarded by colorful Evzones), Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and the impressive Russian Orthodox Church.
At the ACROPOLIS, you will visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion and the Museum of the Acropolis.

In the afternoon, we will provide a transfer to ferry port, and put you on a fast ferry to Mykonos Island.
After arrival, we will meet you at the harbor and provide a transfer to your hotel, after check in the hotel you will have a full free day to relax and or explore the Island.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Tuesday - Day 10 - Day at leisure in Mykonos - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel; today is free for you to explore Mykonos on your own.
Optional tour to Delos is available at your request.

Located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands, thanks to its beaches with crystal-clear water, windmills, charming waterfront buildings, stunning archeological sites and excellent nightlife. Archaeological records here indicate that the Ionians settled Mykonos in the early part of the 11th century BC; more recent discoveries have uncovered ruins in Ftelia beach from the Neolithic-era Kares tribe dating back to 3,000 BC.
Overnight in Mykonos.

- Wednesday - Day 11 - Mykonos to Santorini - (B)
In the morning, we will provide a transfer to ferry port for a ferry to Santorini Island. After arrival, you will check in at your harbor side hotel. After check-in, you will have a free day to relax and explore on your own.

- Thursday - Day 12 - Exploring Santorini - (B)
After breakfast we will take you on a tour of Santorini. You will explore the island then hop on a boat to explore the caldera, take in the hot springs. Afterwards, you will be taken back to your hotel.

* Santorini is one of those iconic places that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere you turn is a photo opportunity. Essentially, the island is what remains of an enormous volcanic eruption, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island. The aftermath of the explosion created what you see today, a caldera. All of the whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim, while the deep blue Aegean Sea wraps around the geological masterpiece, hundreds of feet below. Its spectacular physical beauty, along with its lively nightlife Santorini will be one of the highlights of your trip.
Overnight in Santorini.

- Friday - Day 13 - Santorini - (B)
After breakfast, you will have a full free day to relax and explore Santorini on your own.

Many take this opportunity to relax and tan on one of the islands many beaches, such as Red Beach, or, you may opt to return to Oia for more sightseeing?
Overnight in Santorini.

- Saturday - Day 14 - Santorini to Athens - (B)
After breakfast we will provide a transfer to Santorini Airport (around 11:30 AM) for your 50-minute flight to Athens. Arriving in Athens will be the end of this program.

Total cost : __ per person in double ____ ; for single supplement -
contact us for rates

Includes
* Centrally-located, distinctive hotels (with breakfast)
* All train station, airport & ferry port transfers
* All guided tours in Italy & Greece
* Train tickets from Rome to Florence
* Train tickets from Florence to Venice
* Flight tickets from Venice to Athens
* Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos
* Ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini
* Domestic flight tickets from Santorini to Athens
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* International air fares to Rome and out of Athens (to your next destinations)
* Optional tours listed on the program

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