5. From Athens: 3-Day Trip to Mykonos & Santorini with Lodging
Leaving early in the morning from the center of Athens by shuttle-bus for the port of Rafina where the high speed ferries of Golden Star Ferries are waiting for us to sail away. The ferry departs at 7:15 and arrives in Santorini at 13:30. Upon arrival at the port of Santorini, there will be a driver holding a sign with your name. He will transfer you to your hotel. You will then have free time to explore the island, visit the picturesque settlement “Oia” where you can walk along the cobblestone path that leads to the castle of Oia. At the end of the path, you will have reached the spot from which you will have a unique chance to enjoy the most famous sunset of the world! Take the time to watch the sun diving into the Aegean Sea while it is painting the sky with purple, pink and orange colors! No words can describe the view and the feelings! An experience that will be perfectly accompanied by a glass of Vinsanto wine, the local liquer produced only in Santorini by dried grapes! On the next day, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the port of Santorini, where you will embark on the ferry that sails to Mkonos. Upon arrival at Mykonos, another driver will be waiting for you at the port in order to transfer you to your hotel. Then you will have plenty of time to explore the famous alleys of Matogiannia in the city and walk up to “Little Venice” area to enjoy the view and the whitewashed windmills. The island looks like a small labyrinth and…who knows you might meet the celebrity of the island “Petros the pelican”! Make sure that you find a nice spot to enjoy a cocktail during the sunset! On the next day, you will have have time to go swimming at the golden sand beaches of Mykonos, until the time that our driver will transfer you to the New port of Mykonos, in order to embark on the ferry to Rafina. Upon arrival at the port of Rafina, another driver will be waiting for you at the port and will transfer you to your hotel in Athens.