In Chania, meet with a local war expert, where you will gain an insight into the Battle of Crete.
In Athens, enjoy an exclusive after hours private visit and dinner at the Museum of Cycladic Art.
In Rethymno, discover the farm's stone outhouses, before enjoying lunch prepared with produce sourced on the farm.
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Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis. The Electra Metropolis Hotel provides a bridge between the city’s glorious history and its lively present, with its building designed by renowned Greek architect Patroklos Karantinos. Tonight, come together to enjoy a welcome reception as you get to know your fellow travellers and tour director.
Stay: Two Nights, Athens, Electra Metropolis Hotel
This evening, enjoy an exclusive after-hours visit and dinner at the Museum of Cycladic Art, featuring works of the 3rd millennium BC.
Your expert guide will show you the best of ancient and modern Athens, including the Acropolis, the universal symbols of the classical spirit and civilisation. Enjoy your Signature Experience this evening.Daily :
Transfer to Athens airport for your included flight to Crete, where you will then transfer to your hotel in Chania. En route, travel to Rethymno and visit a traditional Agrecofarm, with its stone outhouses and acres of organic gardens. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch prepared with organic produce sourced on the farm. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Chania, Avra Imperial HotelDaily :
Meet with a local war expert, gaining an insight into the Battle of Crete.
Retrace parts of the Battle of Crete today and learn about the soldiers who fought valiantly against the forces of the Axis. See the famous Hill 107, the Tavronitis Bridge and the areas where battles were fought. Then it’s time for your Signature Experience.Daily :
From the west coast of Chania, travel east to the port town of Elounda. On the way, visit the Knossos and the Palace of the Minoans. Afterwards, visit the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion, before arriving in Elounda. This evening, experience authentic Greek cuisine at its finest as you sit down to dinner at a traditional taverna.
Stay: Three Nights, Elounda Bay PalaceDaily :
Today is yours at leisure to soak up the charms of Elounda your way. You may wish to embark on a visit to Sitia, a small seaside town with a wide promenade and a relaxed low-key feel. Or perhaps you would simply relax and unwind at your hotel.Daily :
Embark on a guided tour of one of the most amazing island fortresses, Spinalonga. Originally built as a fortress in 1579, the island was later used as a quarantine for sufferers of Hansen’s disease. The afternoon is yours at leisure to either relax in the sublime surrounds of your resort, or perhaps enjoy a leisurely stroll into the village centre of Elounda and soak up the traditional Cretan atmosphere.Daily :
Transfer by catamaran in business class to Santorini, the white pearl of the indigo Aegean. Arrive at your hotel, where your accommodation features private sea view verandas complete with an outdoor Jacuzzi. Tonight, enjoy a tantalising Mediterranean dinner with sublime views of the incredible volcanic caldera.
Stay: Three Nights, Santorini, Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites and Spa or similarDaily :
Visit the site of Akrotiri, an ancient city uncovered from volcanic ash in 1967. Later, enjoy a wine tasting then capture a famous Santorini sunset before an evening at leisure.Daily :
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the delights of Santorini your way. Perhaps enjoy a peaceful stroll along the beach. Otherwise, your tour director is always on hand to give you advice on what else you can do.Daily :
Board a catamaran and travel in style to the sun-drenched isle of Mykonos. The Royal Mykonian Hotel & Thalasso Spa is the perfect haven to unwind. Relax in your luxurious accommodation with a private balcony overlooking the stunning Elia Beach. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Mykonos, Royal Mykonian Hotel and Thalasso Spa or similarDaily :
Discover the authentic ingredients of Mykonian cuisine from a local with a fun cooking class, followed by lunch. Alternatively, embark on a culinary and cultural experience, commencing with a visit to the local markets, then meet the island’s mascot, ‘Peter the Pelican’ at the harbour front. Continue to the House of Lena, before enjoying a traditional Greek mezze platter and wine tasting at a local tavern.
After a leisurely morning, the choice is yours. Say goodbye to new-found friends at a farewell dinner this evening.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Travel with no more than 19 other guests for a personalised journey, with opportunities to ask questions and learn more.
Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations.
Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.