Athens, Crete | 5 days / 4 nights

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Embark on a 5-day exploration, uncovering the key attractions of Greece with visits to both Athens and Crete.

Tailor-made program. It is possible to amend days/nights and add local tours or cruises upon request.
Please note, that all program changes must take place before any bookings.

From November 1st until March 31st, we organize this tour using airplanes between islands or for all routes.


Short Description / Services included in the published prices

Day 1 | Arrival to Athens – Transfer to your hotel – Free Day
Day 2 | Athens sightseeing
Day 3 | Athens to Heraklion  Crete- Transfer to your hotel – Free Day
Day 4 | Heraklion  Crete – Free Day – Optional local tour or cruise
Day 5 | Departure from Heraklion  Crete – Transfer to the port or the airport
Transfers: All transfers are private with a taxi or a minivan with English speaking driver
Ferries: Regular or Speed ferries on economy class depending on the seasonality. If you wish to travel in Business or VIP class, please let us know.
Hotels: On chosen category (Tourist Class, First Class, or Superior Class) on a bed and breakfast basis.
Local tours or cruises are served on a group basis


Day 01. Arrival / Athens.
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens. Arrive at Athens International Airport.
Meet and greet by our representative.
Private transfer to your hotel in Athens.
Afternoon: Relax and settle into the hotel.
Free time to explore the surrounding area
optional .
Evening: Welcome dinner at a traditional Greek restaurant in Plaka,
the old historical neighborhood of Athens.
Day 02. City tour / Athens.
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens.

breakfast.We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next, we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world.

Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.
Day 03. Athens – Heraklion / Crete.
Athens to Crete Morning:
Early breakfast and check out from Athens hotel.
Transfer to Athens airport. Flight to Heraklion, Crete.
Arrival in Heraklion and transfer to your hotel in Crete.
Explore Heraklion city center, including: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Koules Fortress
Evening: Dinner at a seaside restaurant in
Day 04. At leisure / Crete.
Exploring Crete Morning:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the ancient ruins of Knossos.
Afternoon: Drive to the picturesque village of Agios Nikolaos.
Enjoy the beautiful Lake Voulismeni and local markets.
Evening: Return to Heraklion.
Dine at a local Cretan taverna with traditional Cretan music and dance.
Day 05. Departure.
Departure Morning: Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning free for personal activities or last-minute shopping.
Afternoon: Check-out and transfer to Heraklion Airport.
Departure flight to your next destination or return flight
This itinerary provides a blend of historical sites, cultural experiences, and relaxation.
Ensure you make necessary flight bookings <br If you wish to book any extra travel services to return back to Athens or your home country, or to continue your trip to any other destination, please let us know.

Below you will find some additional information regarding the travel services from Heraklion:
There are overnight ferries departing daily from Heraklion at 21:00 that arrive to Piraeus at 06:00.
The approximate cost for a 2-bed cabin and private facilities is 80-100 EUR per person.
Please note, that ferry schedules are subject to change without prior notice and the itinerary may not be possible on certain dates at the beginning and at the end of the season.
Private transfer from Piraeus port to Athens airport costs 60 EUR per taxi, each taxi can transfer from 1 up to 3 people, and the trip is about 1 hour.
Air tickets from Heraklion to Athens cost approximately 100-130 EUR per person and the flight is about half an hour. Please note that the cost can change depending on the time of the booking.


  • Daily From 01/04/2024 to 31/12/2024
  • For departures within Christmas Week, New Year’s Week, and Greek Orthodox Easter Week, please ask as itineraries may not be available or may be altered.
    Please contact us for the dates of departure and availability


All Prices are per person in Euro in single /double or twin /triple.

Tourist Class
Starting Program Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11 – 31/03 € 622 € 430 € 377
01/04 – 31/05 € 634 € 437 € 382
01/06 – 31/08 € 700 € 483 € 425
01/09 – 31/10 € 712 € 492 € 432


First Class
Starting Program Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11 – 31/03 € 770 € 492 € 419
01/04 – 31/05 € 875 € 558 € 473
01/06 – 31/08 € 900 € 573 € 486
01/09 – 31/10 € 852 € 548 € 468


Superior Class
Starting Program Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11 – 31/03 € 856 € 549 € 472
01/04 – 31/05 € 915 € 599 € 514
01/06 – 31/08 € 969 € 627 € 533
01/09 – 31/10 € 953 € 616 € 528


  • Accommodation on BB, 2 nights in Athens and 2 nights in Heraklion.
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • All transfers
  • Flight ticket Athens – Heraklion, economy class.
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services

Not Included

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals
  • Any tips
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • All personal expenses
  • Everything that is not specifically mentioned in the "Included" section

Hotel Class Options | Please consult our hotel list to see the hotels that are included in each class

TOURIST CLASS hotels are mostly 3* hotels. Occasionally there may be a superior 2* which however would be a carefully selected hotel that has either made a very recent renovation or is of a standard equal to a 3* hotel.

FIRST CLASS hotels are mostly standard 4* hotels. Occasionally there may be a superior 3* hotel which however would be a carefully selected hotel that has either made a very recent renovation or is of a standard equal to 4*

SUPERIOR CLASS hotels are either superior 4* hotels or 5* hotels. For the superior 4* hotels, the rooms our prices are based on, are usually the superior ones (not the standard ones). For the 5* hotels the rooms will be the standard ones.

Any special request for an upgrade is accepted upon hotel availability or with extra cost. 


  • Ferry schedules are subject to change without prior notice and the itinerary may not be possible on certain dates at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • Entrance/admission fees to various sites and museums are set by the Greek government, and in case of change, prices will be adjusted accordingly. Currently included entrance fees are based on rates valid as of November 1st, 2019.
  • The above rates include VAT (13% for transportation & meals, and 24% for all other services). In case of a change in VAT, prices will be adjusted accordingly.
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