Jewels of the Cyclades
8 Day tour includes Athens, Poros, Santorini, Poliegos, Folegandros, Antiparos, Paros, Delos, Mykonos, Syros, Kythnos & Cape Sounio
This tour takes you on a journey to the historic city of Athens, with sights such as the Acropolis, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Roman and Greek agora as well as the historic center. Poros is one of the Saronic Gulf islands, and its close proximity to Athens and the Peloponesse as well as its verdant forest and serene ambience make it an ideal weekend getaway. In Santorini check out the caldera and the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, buried under tons of ash from a volcanic eruption. Poliegos is an uninhabited island right next to Kimolos and Milos, and is ideal for its secluded beaches and crystal clear blue waters. In Folegandros, admire and enjoy the Cycladic architecture and the serene ambience, check out the view from the tallest mountain with the village perched on top. In Antiparos, the top draws are the sparse crowds and the authentic way of life. Its pristine environment and hedonistic lifestyle are magnets for free spirits and bohemians. Paros is a windsurfer’s paradise with many other water sports activities available. Paros has a very active nightlife, an abundance of beaches and a chill vibe. Delos is only accessible as a day trip excursion as it is uninhabited. According to legend, this is the most sacred island in Greece and the archaeological ruins are mesmerizing. In Mykonos enjoy the chic bohemian rhythm of the jet set and the iconic Cycladic architecture. In Syros, check out the capital Ermoupolis and its amazing architectural richness through the Apollo Theater, Saint George Cathedral, stroll along its palm tree promenade and admire the grand Miaouli square. Kythnos is one of the less developed islands in the Cyclades, and this shows. Few tourists, expansive beaches and unpretentious no frills authentic experiences are its gravitational pull. Cape Sounio is dominated by the magical Temple of Poseidon on the southernmost tip of the Attica basin.