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The Story of Greece: Athens, Mykonos & Santorini


Trip Overview

The Story of Greece features:

  • Boutique Hotels in the Heart of the Cities
  • Story Local Expert Guides
  • Skip-the-Line Sightseeing with our Expert Guides
    • Athens: Sights include the Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Zeus
    • Mykonos: Windmills and Old Town, Little Venice
    • Santorini: Akrotiri excavations, Mount Profitis Ilias, Black-sanded beaches
  • Transportation during the tour

"I was amazed to stand on the caldera and see the magnificent sunset."
—  Jess Elkhart


THE STORY OF GREECE BEGINS

One week in Greece can change someone forever: experience Story's Greek Isles journey and discover the beauty and diversity of this amazing country.

Athens

Mykonos

Santorini

A specially designed itinerary for the Story adventurer! A Week In Greece with the right amount of leisure time combined with art, culture, history, wine an dmore. Let your Story of Greece begin.


Day-by-Day Itinerary

Discover Athens and the ancient seat of civilization. We've taken the work out of the equation and now you can simply enjoy A Week In Greece.

 

I WANT MORE GREECE! A quick note: yes, you can add a pre-tour overnight (extra hotel night before the trip begins), a post-tour overnight, and you can also add on extensions to wonderful places like Rome, Italy's Amalfi Coast, Croatia and more. Just inquire with our trip specialists: Call 1 877 865-6711 orCHAT with us by clicking here.


Day 1: International Flight Date —  cross the ocean on your way to Greece

WELCOME TO ATHENS
Day 2: Arrive the Athens Airport today.

 

IT'S ALL SET: Meet STORY® at the hotel upon check-in.

Upon arrival to Athens Airport and if you have opted for our Athens Arrival Transfer, you will be met by our chauffeur once you have exited the secure customs hall. Just look for the Story sign/placard and your transfer to Story's Heart of Athens' hotel kicks off your Greek vacation.

Story Way® Dining
Upon arrival to the hotel you will check-in, freshen up and then meet our Story representative and fellow travelers at the welcome dinner.

Athens Greece

Accommodation in the Heart of Athens such as Hotel Amalia Athens
Enjoy 2 nights with breakfast included.

Your final hotel selection will be provided to you at around 30 days prior to trip departure. Prefer to upgrade your hotel to a higher category? Simply inquire with reservations: 1 (877) 865-6711.
 




ATHENS IMMERSION

Day 3: Acropolis, Parthenon, Amazing.

Sightseeing Experience: Enjoy our sightseeing immersion tour complete with the Acropolis of Athens. The ancient citadel sits atop a high rocky outcropping above the city and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance with the most famous being the Parthenon.

We enjoy a driving tour of some of the most renown sites in the city before returning to our hotel for the balance of the afternoon at leisure.

Acropolis, Parthenon, Athens, Greece

After our world-class touring experience of Athens, the balance of the day is free. 

Enjoy exploring for dinner tonight in Athens. Story has recommendations for each night that dinner is optional.

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MYKONOS

 

Day 4: Transfer to Mykonos

One of the most cosmopolitan of all the Greek Islands, Mykonos is a contrast of rocky hills and beautiful beaches.

Mykonos, Greece

 

Included Dining: Your dinner tonight is included for your first night in Mykonos.

Accommodation on Mykonos such as Madalena Hotel in Old Town
Enjoy 2 nights in Mykonos

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ENJOYING THE SUN

Day 5: Free Day in Mykonos

You will want this complete free day at leisure  —  enjoy a complete beautiful and exotic Mykonos and all she has to offer.

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SANTORINI

Day 6: Transfer to Santorini

We make our way to Santorini.

The island of Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands, formed by an ancient volcano.

Santorini, Greek Islands

The balance of the day is at leisure.

Included Dining: Your dinner tonight is included for your first night in Santorini.

Accommodation on Santorini such as Heliphos Boutique Hotel
2 Nights in Santorini

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SANTORINI IMMERSION

Day 7: Santorini Sightseeing

Our excursion today will include a wine tasting at a local winery in the village of Pyrgos which will afford us a magnificent view of the caldera. Our guided tour will provide interesting commentary about the island and the greater history of the region. We will also enjoy essential leisure time in the villages of Oia and Fira.

Enjoy exploring Santorini for optional dinner tonight.

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A DAY IN ATHENS

 

Day 8: Transfer to Athens

Included breakfast this morning before we transfer to Athens for our last day in Greece.

Enjoy exploring Athens for optional dinner tonight to celebrate your vacation to Greece.

Accommodation in Athens such as Hotel Amalia Athens
1 Night in Athens

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DEPARTURE DAY

 

Day 9: Departure

Included breakfast this morning (time permitting with your flight) before your optional transfer to Athens airport.

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EXTEND YOUR STAY!

 

Day 9: London, Paris, Barcelona, Venice, Tuscany or Rome

Call for pricing and options.


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What's Included

ATHENS

  • Story Local Host® Welcome & Orientation
  • Story Local Host®  Welcome to Athens Dinner
  • Skip-the-Line tour of Athens Walking & Riding Tour with our local Expert Guide
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 3 Nights Accommodation (2 at beginning of itinerary and 1 at end of itinerary)
  • Transfers: Athens to Mykonos, Santorini to Athens

MYKONOS

  • Transfer to Mykonos
  • First Night Dinner
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 2 Nights Accommodation

SANTORINI

  • Transfer to Santorini
  • Sightseeing tour of Santorini
  • First Night Dinner
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 2 Nights Accommodation

All Admissions and Sightseeing as defined on itinerary

Services of our Tour Captain, Story Local Host® and/or Local Expert Guide
Our Story representative meets you upon arrival in Athens.

With The Story of Greece we've crafted unique experiences along with special surprises in every itinerary. Occasionally in Greece, the Greeks will throw a festival, close a road, have an unexpected weather event, or close a venue with an unscheduled closing. When this happens your Story representative will arrange an alternate plan and modify the itinerary.

INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE NOT INCLUDED

PASSPORTS & VISAS
Travel documents are your responsibility including compliance with customs regulations. PASSPORTS: A valid passport is required and must be obtained in person by each tour member at a local passport office.

LODGING & ACCOMMODATIONS
Tour prices are per person, based on two persons sharing double or twin-bedded room with private bathroom with tub or shower. Single rooms subject to availability and at an additional cost (tour participants without a roommate will have to pay the single room surcharge). Should a scheduled hotel not be available Story will accommodate guests in an alternate property comparable in quality and location. This is rare and Story will advise you of this occurrence as soon as we are notified.

PORTAGE SERVICES
Portage services included at our hotels throughout your journey. Self-portage by guests for transfers and train travel.

SERVICE CHARGES AND TAXES
All departure taxes are included. 

INSURANCE
Story Land & Sea® highly recommends trip cancellation and interruption coverage. We recommend www.Travelex-Insurance.com.

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Dates & Prices for
The Story of Greece:
8 Days, 7 Nights

2017 Trip Dates & Prices
Priced in US Dollars. Ready to book or have questions?
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Published Departures Trip Prices Single Supplement Triple Reduction
Sep 9, 2017 $2,349 $879 $119
Sep 16, 2017
$2,349 $879 $119
Sep 23, 2017
$2,349 $879 $119
Sep 30, 2017 $2,349 $879 $119
Oct 7, 2017 $2,349 $879 $119
Oct 14, 2017
$2,349 $879 $119
2018 Trip Dates & Prices
March 31-April 8
Easter is April 1
$2,549 $949 $129
April 7 $2,349 $879 $119
April 14
$2,349 $879 $119
April 21
$2,349 $879 $119
May 5 $2,349 $879 $119
May 12 $2,349 $879 $119
May 26
$2,349 $879 $119
June 2
$2,349 $879 $119
June 9 $2,349 $879 $119
June 16 $2,349 $879 $119
June 23
$2,349 $879 $119
June 30
$2,349 $879 $119
July 7 $2,349 $879 $119
July 14 $2,349 $879 $119
July 21
$2,349 $879 $119
July 28
$2,349 $879 $119
Sep 1 $2,349 $879 $119
Sep 8 $2,349 $879 $119
Sep 15
$2,349 $879 $119
Sep 22
$2,349 $879 $119
Sep 29 $2,349 $879 $119
Oct 6 $2,349 $879 $119
Oct 13
$2,349 $879 $119
Trip prices are per person and based on double occupancy. Single supplement will ensure a double occupancy room for solo use. Triple occupancy reduction will feature three guests in one room (2 or 3 total beds, eg., 1 Double Bed + 1 Twin Bed).

 


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