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Greek Island Hopping Tour(7 Nights)

Athens, Syros, Paros, Athens

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

Eastern Coast of Antiparos (Photo Courtesy: Dimorsitanos)
Ermoupolis City Hall (Photo Courtesy: Hans Peter Schaefer)

Our Greek Island Hopping Tour takes you through the less crowded islands of Greece. Syros is a gorgeous island with an outstanding cultural and authentic flavour. Unrivalled natural beauty, beaches with crystal clear waters, Byzantine footpaths connecting traditional villages and breathtaking landscapes make Páros, located at the heart of the Cyclades, one of the best loved holiday destinations.

Route

Athens(2) - Syros(2) - Paros(2) - Athens(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Athens - Arrival at Athens, transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure.
  • Day-2 Athens – Half day city tour of Athens, including visit to Acropolis & Ancient Greece temples.
  • Day-3 Athens to Syros – Board ferry to Syros (approx. 6 hours ferry). Evening free at leisure to enjoy and admire the island.
  • Day-4 Syros – Day free to enjoy the natural beauty of island.
  • Day-5 Syros – Paros (approx. 1 hours by ferry). Evening free at leisure.
  • Day-6 Paros – Day free on your own or opt for Antiparos Island tour.
  • Day-7 Paros – Athens (approx. 4 hours by ferry). Evening free or opt for Athens by night tour.
  • Day-8 Athens – Departure transfer to airport.
Sightseeing Summary

Paros - Antiparos in Paros (14.50 kms)

Syros - Ermoupolis in Syros (3.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Athens Departure - Athens
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Distances
  • Athens to Syros -183 kms (4.3 hrs)
  • Syros to Paros -51 kms (2 hrs)
  • Paros to Athens -227 kms (6 hrs)
Route

Athens(2) - Syros(2) - Paros(2) - Athens(1)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Athens - Arrival at Athens, transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Arrival in Athens. Our transfer will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight.

Day-2 Athens – Half day city tour of Athens, including visit to Acropolis & Ancient Greece temples. Athens city tour starts from the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Tour continues towards the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Visit at the Acropolis! The Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Tour continues to the place where at last the statues found their home, so you can admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis Museum.

Day-3 Athens to Syros – Board ferry to Syros (approx. 6 hours ferry). Evening free at leisure to enjoy and admire the island. Transfer to the port for your ferry to Syros. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Syros

Day-4 Syros – Day free to enjoy the natural beauty of island. Free day for leisure in Syros. Ermoupoli is the port of Syros, you will notice the unique architecture of the buildings. The largest towns are Ermoupoli, Ano Syros, and Vari. It has always been a significant port town, and during the 19th century it was even more significant than Piraeus. Other villages are Galissas, Foinikas, Pagos, Manna, Kini and Poseidonia, that you may visit.

Day-5 Syros – Paros (approx. 1 hours by ferry). Evening free at leisure. Transfer to the port for your ferry to Paros. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Paros.

Day-6 Paros – Day free on your own or opt for Antiparos Island tour. Free day in Paros. We definitely suggest that you opt for an island tour or visit Antiparos Island.

Day-7 Paros – Athens (approx. 4 hours by ferry). Evening free or opt for Athens by night tour. Transfer to the port for your ferry to Athens. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Athens.

Day-8 Athens – Departure transfer to airport. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home, having the best impression from your trip!

Detailed Sightseeing

Paros :

  • Antiparos in Paros - Antiparos is a small island in the heart of Cyclades in Aegean Sea. Antiparos caves discovered in 16th century are a stunning show of geographical musings with stalagmites and stalactites frozen in time. The island is isolated from other islets around and Is frequently chosen as a getaway spot in Greece.

Syros :

  • Ermoupolis in Syros - Ermoupolis is the capital of Syros serving as an important port city in Greece. Plain and stunning neo gothic architecture and its marble paved streets among tall palm trees earned Ermoupolis the nick name 'Little Milan'. Miaouli square is the hub of all life in Ermoupolis and is closely connected to the Archeological museum and Cultural center.

Destination Overview

Athens - Athens is renowned for its architecture and has been Inhabited for more than 3,000 years, and therefore widely known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy.

Syros - Syros is a charming little island set in the Aegean Sea in the southern tip of Greece. Old mansions and buildings unwinding along the turquoise waters of Aegean Sea radiate caustics off their bleached brick walls. Syros is the legal and administrative center of entire archipelago of Greece.

Paros - Paros, set in the Aegean Sea is a Greek island inviting travelers from across the globe for its stunning beaches and noble architecture. Paros stands bright with its sparkling white marbled cubic houses against the cobalt waters of Aegean Sea.

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImageAthens
Prefered Departure : No ImageAthens
Distances
  • Athens to Syros -183 kms (4.3 hrs)
  • Syros to Paros -51 kms (2 hrs)
  • Paros to Athens -227 kms (6 hrs)

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Distances
  • Athens to Syros -183 kms (4.3 hrs)
  • Syros to Paros -51 kms (2 hrs)
  • Paros to Athens -227 kms (6 hrs)

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