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Tastes of Greece

3 Nights Athens, 3 Nights Crete, 3 Nights Santorini

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TOUR OVERVIEW

You will begin your culinary experience in the city of Athens. In Athens, visit the Acropolis Museum, Panathenaikon Stadium, and enjoy an experience of a lifetime as you have Dinner in the Sky, an extraordinary culinary journey in the center of Athens as you dine 50 meters above the city. You will go on to Santorini where you will relax and enjoy the sunset on a private catamaran sunset cruise while sailing by the Red Beach, White Beach, Black Mountain and Hot Springs. Next, on to the island of Crete and its culinary traditions, with visits to the lively local market, as well as tasting of local cheese and olives, followed by lunch at an authentic rural retreat in the outskirts of Chania. You will also have a private Olive Oil and Wine Tour in Crete, where you will visit a monastery for olive oil tasting and winery for tasting and lunch.

Itinerary TASTES OF GREECE starts every Saturday.

  • DAY 1, SAT

    ATHENS

    Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.
  • DAY 2, SUN

    ATHENS

    After breakfast, your morning is at leisure to explore this fascinating city on your own or take an optional sightseeing tour vising the main sights of Athens including the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, Panathenaikon Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896, and much more. Tonight, enjoy at Dionysos Zonar's restaurant, combining a prime location with panoramic views of the Acropolis and Herodian Theater and high quality Greek modern cuisine. Or opt to experience the delights of Dinner in the Sky. An extraordinary culinary proposal - in the center of Athens - welcomes you! A table for 22 people, along with experienced chefs who will prepare a five-course menu, will lift you up 50 meters above the city. As the table slowly rotates you get views ranging from the sculpturally lit Acropolis, the surrounding mountains, the sea and of course the Athenian cityscape.
    Breakfast and Dinner included
  • DAY 3, MON

    ATHENS

    Breakfast at your hotel. Late morning departure for your Athens Food Tour, where you will appreciate the Greeks' love of food one delicious bite at a time. Sample Greek cookies, pastries (baklava!), olive oil, cheeses, meats and more. Visit the biggest fish, meat and vegetable market in Athens, as well as the city's Spice Street. This tour is a culinary dream come true. This evening, partake in a hands-on cooking class where you will learn how to recrate Greek dishes and then gather to enjoy your scrumptious food in a lovely environment.
    Breakfast and Dinner included
  • DAY 4, TUE

    ATHENS / SANTORINI

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Santorini. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.
    Breakfast included
  • DAY 5, WED

    SANTORINI

    After breakfast, enjoy your morning at leisure to relax at your hotel and take in the breathtaking views around you or explore the various quaint towns. This evening, enjoy an optional scenic and relaxing private catamaran sunset cruise while sailing by the Red Beach. White Beach, Black Mountain and Hot Springs. As night falls, a sumptuous dinner is served complete with wine and dessert. View the famous Santorini sunset from the Sea aboard the catamaran.
    Breakfast included
  • DAY 6, THU

    SANTORINI

    After breakfast, depart for your private full day tour, where you will experience all of Santorini. Visit the archaeological site of Akrotiri, then onto a traditional home cellar to taste traditional wines of Santorini, followed by lunch of assorted Santorini meze and wine and time to take some beautiful panoramic photos to remember this day.
    Breakfast and Lunch included
  • DAY 7, FRI

    SANTORINI / CRETE

    Today, depart Santorini for Crete by highspeed ferry. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
    Breakfast included
  • DAY 8, SAT

    CRETE (CHANIA)

    After breakfast, depart for a private full day Taste of Crete experience. Tastes of Crete is a hands-on journey through Crete's culinary traditions, designed for food lovers and cooking enthusiasts. An insight into regional cuisine, a key element of the island's culture, highlights the simple, seasonal foods of Crete. Friendly and informal, this tour features a visit to the lively local market, with a tasting of local cheese and olives, followed by hands-on instruction and lunch at an authentic rural retreat in the outskirts of Chania. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, guests discover how to prepare a number of traditional Cretan dishes under the directions of a local lady cook. Those who prefer to take a less active role may choose to just relax and appreciate the atmosphere. Our experience culminates at the table, where together, drinking Cretan wine, we will enjoy the food and the company.
    Breakfast and Dinner included
  • DAY 9, SUN

    CRETE (CHANIA)

    Breakfast at your hotel and day at leisure. Opt to partake in an optional private Olive Oil and Wine Tour, where you will visit a monastery for olive oil tasting and a winery for tasting and lunch. Your tour will start with a drive towards Akrotiri peninsula and a visit to the monastery of Agia Triada Tzagarolon. Built in the 17th century, this is one of the most impressive monasteries of Crete, set on a wonderfully overgrown landscape of olive groves and cypress trees and with a remarkable cruciform church. We will visit the monastery's museum and cellars and learn about their great produce of olive oil, including a tasting. You will continue with a countryside exploration through a verdant landscape with orange and olive groves to visit a quaint winery, which is the realization of a lifelong dream of a Greek-American owner, who was born and raised in this small village. Escorted by an expert, you will tour the grounds and then taste their excellent wines paired with local specialties.
    Breakfast included
  • DAY 10, MON

    CRETE / ATHENS

    Morning transter to the airport for your flight to Athens.
    Breakfast included

Package Includes

  • 3 night hotel accommodations in Athens
  • 3 night hotel accommodations in Crete
  • 3 night hotel accommodations in Santorini
  • Breakfast daily
  • Choice of: Dinner at Dionysos Zonar’s restaurant or Dinner in the Sky
  • Athens Walking Food Tour
  • Cooking Class and Dinner in Athens
  • Private full day Tastes of Crete tour including market visit, hands-on cooking and lunch
  • Private full day tour of Santorini including Akrotiri, home cellar for wine tasting
  • Air transportation from Athens to Santorini and from Chania to Athens
  • High speed Ferry from Santorini to Chania – business class ticket
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Porterage of one suitcase per person
  • Orientation by Homeric Tours representative at Athens hotel
  • 24/7 Support from a Homeric representative
  • USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance program

Dates & Prices

Tastes of Greece - DOUBLE PRICES (Land Only)

ATHENS:Electra Palace
SANTORINI:Santorini Secret
CRETE:Casa Delfino
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2020$4,251
May 30, 2020$4,261
Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, 2020$4,261
Jul 4, 2020$4,224
Jul 11, 2020$4,437
Jul 18, 25, 2020$4,577
Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020$4,577
Sep 5, 12, 19, 2020$4,614

Tastes of Greece - SINGLE PRICES (Land Only)

ATHENS:Electra Palace
SANTORINI:Santorini Secret
CRETE:Casa Delfino
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2020$7,102
May 30, 2020$7,204
Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, 2020$7,204
Jul 4, 2020$7,155
Jul 11, 2020$7,581
Jul 18, 25, 2020$7,860
Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020$7,860
Sep 5, 12, 19, 2020$7,909

HOTELS

Athens

Electra Palace★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Electra Palace Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Athens and the old town of Plaka and is within walking distance from Acropolis, all major historical sites, the business and commercial districts, just three minutes walking from Syntagma Square, and makes it the ideal choice for business and leisure Travelers. The Hotel operates with 102 Standard guest rooms, 33 Superior Acropolis view rooms, 9 Junior Suites, 10 Suites and 1 Presidential Suite. In the property, one can find the ""Motivo"" restaurant, the ""Electra"" Roof garden restaurant, the traditional English style ""Ducktail"" bar with its beautiful garden, a wellness area, an outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and pool bar, underground parking and a business center
  • Hotel Address:18-20 N, Navarchou Nikodimou Street, 105 57 Athens Greece
    Phone:+30 21 0337 0000,

Santorini

Santorini Secret Suites & Spa★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the most unique islands of the world, while experiencing the luxury and tranquillity that Santorini Secret Suites & Spa has to offer. The beautiful suites and villas stay true to the traditional Cycladic island architecture, while invigorating your senses with splashes of bright colour within the stylish decor, giving them a contemporary twist. Located in Oia, where one of the most stunning sunsets in the world can be enjoyed, the suites are a perfect retreat for those who want to experience the best Santorini has to offer. Overlooking the Aegean Sea, each stay at Secret Suites & Spa will guarantee memories filled with breathtaking views of crystal blues and warm sunset colors.

Chania

Casa Delfino
Remaining in the same family for six generations, hospitality and authentic charm are an important part of the Casa Delfino's heritage. Paying homage to the history of the building, all the areas have been sensitively restored to its original splendor. The appearance of this historic structure transports guests to a rare place of refined elegance, where impeccable service, distinctive style and uncommon luxuries rule the day. With just 24 guestrooms and suites, decorated with a mix of modern and classical décor and furnishings; each room has its own individual character and style. All rooms seamlessly weave architectural heritage with contemporary design. Casa Delfino’s pebbled courtyard is a romantic oasis where guests can read, relax, or simply soak up the serene ambience. But step outside this enchanted setting and you can stroll to all the main attractions, museums, restaurants, chic shops, and lively bars. The hotel is located in the heart of the walled Old Venetian Town – yet a world apart. Simplicity, tranquility and time. These elements are so often missing in our frenetic modern lives. Wouldn’t a little luxurious down-time at the Spa be sheer perfection? Pampering and sheer indulgence…every moment of it catered to your every need. And when the sun goes down enjoy a drink at the spectacular roof terrace. With its sensational views over the harbor and the sea, there’s no better place to be at sunset. asa Delfino is open all year round.

BROCHURE

Brochure Name:

GREECE 2020

Tastes of Greece Tour Page:

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Important Tour Info

PACKAGE RULES – TASTES OF GREECE

  • Tours can be extended as desired. Please inquire.
  • A Greece(accommodation)tax of up to 4 euros per person per night is additional and will need to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-out.
  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
    Triple occupancy and children prices are available upon request.
  • Hotels featured above may be substituted according to the availability.
  • Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.

 

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Prepare for the Unexpected

Homeric Tours highly recommends that all our passengers purchase travel insurance. We offer a cost-effective, comprehensive insurance plan that protects you in cases such as having to cancel your trip for medical reasons, leaving your trip early due to an emergency, getting reimbursed in case your baggage arrives late, and so on.

We offer two separate plans: one for passengers who purchase only air tickets from us and the other for passengers who purchase land-only services (hotels, cruises, transfers, etc.) or land-and-air packages.

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