Discover Paros and Cyclades

Discover Paros and Cyclades

  • 8 Days
  • From : Paros
  • To : Paros
  • Tour
  • Guide : -
  • Minimum age : 18 Years Old

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Enjoy our 8-day trip to the most desirable destination– Greece, and get dazzled by the pleasant sun rays, white sandy beaches, and azure crystal blue colour of the Aegean Sea, which surrounds the charming Cyclades islands. Explore the hidden gems of Paros Island and enjoy the sailing trips around the Cyclades. Santorini will amazed you by its endless beaches of red and black pebbles, and the white astonishing architecture, Delos unveils its mythological secrets, in Mykonos you get a feel of the cosmopolitan spirit hidden inside of this charming island and Koufonisia will tempt your senses by the tasty smell of fresh fish in the local tavernas. Presenting heaven on earth on this splendid beach holiday, this trip will definitely give you never ending fun and tons of memories while will last for a lifetime.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Paros: Cyclades Island that sits in the heart of the Aegean sea and offers a mix of traditional Cycladic architecture, vivid nightlife, magical Paros beaches, enchanting rural villages, and historical monuments.

Santorini: The Cyclades Island created after a huge volcanic eruption, which shaped its breath-taking caldera. The enthralling sunset view in Oia Santorini, dramatic rocky landscape and azure blue sea creates a romantic spirit of this island  

Delos: Important mythological site, birthplace of the Greek Gods Apollo and Artemis

Mykonos: worldwide visited Cyclades Island, famous for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and vivid nightlife! Chora village and the “Little Venice” are the most picturesque site of the island

Koufonisia: arid and rocky island, with the tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. Local tavernas with their fresh fish and seafood menus will make your mouth water and the local life will attract you with its peaceful rhythm 

What’s included?

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 7 nights´ hotel accommodation 

MEALS:

  • 7 Breakfasts 

TRANSPORT:

  • Arrival shared transfer in an air-conditioning bus from Paros Airport or Paros port (Day 1)
  • Departure shared transfer in an air-conditioning bus to Paros Airport or Paros port (Day 8)
  • Cruise throughout the itinerary (Days 3, 4, 5)

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: a sailing trip to Santorini (Day 3), sailing trip to Delos and Mykonos (Day 4), sailing trip to Koufonisia (Day 5)

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet on day 1

Exclusions

  • Tour Guide
  • Domestic or International flights 
  • Airport taxes
  • Entrance fee for Delos (payable on the spot; Day 4) 
  • City tax of the hotel, payable on the spot
  • Lunches and Dinners
  • Any visit not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • In many hotels in Greece, the triple rooms are a double room with an additional bed or sofa bed. 
  • Exact pick/up drop off point and time will be given on the spot.In cases that clients are staying in a hotel that buses cannot reach, a pick up location with pick up time will be given on the spot.
  • Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed
  • Please note city tax for the hotel overnights will be paid directly at the hotel.
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the contents of the tour without prior notice, including possible changes of hotels and/or itinerary.
  • One day Cruises can be cancelled because of the weather conditions or low participation, in this case you get full refund
  • We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons.

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Greece. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 – 7 Paros:

  • Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Paros Bay or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Contaratos Beach or Pyrgaki or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL PAROS

Upon your arrival at Paros airport or Paros port (please advise your flight details or your ferry boat details, in order to arrange the pick-up), meet and greet, and transfer to your hotel for check in. The rest of the days is free at leisure. If you’re feeling knackered after the flight, you can stay in the hotel to put your feet up and make the most of the available services. But if you’re itching to start exploring this fascinating island, stroll down the picturesque streets of the town and get involved in the Mediterranean spirit by dinning in one of the local tavernas or drinking your first ouzo at one of the beach bars. 

Overnight in Paros.

Day 2 :  PAROS

Wake up to luscious breakfast at the hotel and enjoy your first full Greek day at leisure. Discover the unique sights and sounds of these exotic islands. Lie down on the white sand beaches and get relaxed by the sound of the Mediterranean Sea or participate in one of numerous sights, and explore the nearby villages of Marpissa, Prodromos and Lefkes (own expenses). Curiosity of Marpissa and Prodromos is, that they were built as fortified settlements and all houses were interconnected by an internal doors, so there would be an escape route in a case of a pirate attack. Close to Marpissa there is modern dairy Parion, where the local Greek family makes yogurt, fresh myzithra and xyinomyzithra cheese, cheese matured in olive oil (ladotyri) and piquant kefalotyri cheese, all produced from local cow’s milk using traditional methods. Lefkes is also worthy to be seen, settled up in the mountains offers fascinating views over the island and its charming alleys, typical old Greek houses and traditional tavernas, cafés and shops make this village very scenic and pleasant place.

Overnight in Paros.

Day 3 :  PAROS – SANTORINI – PAROS (11 hrs, by cruise)

Enjoy your morning breakfast in your hotel and make yourself ready for the sailing trip to Santorini. At 8:00 am you will be transferred to Piso Livadi port, where you will embark to the cruise heading to one of the most charming island of Greece, Santorini. Once you arrive to Athinios port (Santorini), you have whole day at leisure. You can take a local bus (not included) and start the sightseeing trip to the charming, artistic Oia, scenic village on the North West edge or the stunning town of Fira, the island’s capital. This island is completely different from all the other Cycladic islands, its wild and imposing beauty is characterized by its endless beaches of red and black pebbles. The domes of the houses built into the red rock, the grand old mansions and their courtyards laid with brightly coloured pebbles, and its picturesque capital, all come together to create an outstanding vision of beauty. There will be plenty of time to stroll around the beautiful alleyways, admire the breath-taking views that Santorini offers and explore on your own this amazing island. Before 4:30 pm you should be back to the cruise as you will be leaving Santorini and you will be heading back to Paros. Once back in your hotel, spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Paros.

Day 4 :  PAROS – DELOS – MYKONOS – PAROS (10 hrs, by cruise)

Start your day with a fresh breakfast at your hotel and get ready for another sailing experience. Today you will visit the islands of Delos and Mykonos, where you will have a deeper insight into their historical and archaeological heritage. You will be transferred from your hotel to the port of Naoussa, where you embark the cruise at 9:30 am, heading to the Delos, the small granite birthplace of the god of light. Estimated arrival to the Delos port is at 10:20 am, and from this time you will have a free time to explore this gorgeous island on your own. Admire, the sanctuary of Apollo, the processional gallery of Lions, the House of the Naxians, the Temple of Leto and learn about the great history of this mythological place. After three hours in Delos, you will be leaving towards the cosmopolitan island, Mykonos. Stroll down lovely narrow streets of this “little Venice” and discover the famous windmills, golden sandy beaches and the Aegean landscape which makes this destination so tempting for all visitors. You will depart back to Paros at 05:00 pm, transfer back to your hotel and the rest of the day spend at leisure, savouring what you experienced during the day. 

Overnight in Paros.

Day 5 :  PAROS – KOUFONISI – PAROS (7 hrs, by cruise)

After the breakfast at your hotel, you will be leaving for the sailing excursion to Koufonisia. Transfer to the port Piso Livadi where you will board the cruise at 9:15 am. Picturesque white windmills, paradise white beaches and the delightful smell of the fish from the local taverns, all this is waiting for you to be explored on this vivid Koufonisia Island. At 6:00 pm get on board of the cruise again and during the journey back to the port of Piso Livadi, live through the moments in Koufonisia again. After the transfer back to the hotel, spend the rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight in Paros.

Day 6 :  PAROS

Wake up to the tasty breakfast at your hotel and enjoy the full day at leisure in Paros. Go around the island and discover its magical spell which attracts many visitors from all over the world. Northernmost part of the island, opposite the town of Naoussa, you’ll find Paros Park, an 80-hectare expanse that is a protected natural park and site for cultural events. Whether you come here by car or take a small boat across from Naoussa, the natural atmosphere will relax your sense and will attract you to take part in one of the activities offered in the Park or just to take a walk and go around this natural beauty. Several hiking trails let you explore the rocky peninsula. Follow the signs to Faros, the lighthouse at the northern edge of the park. Built in 1887, it stands on a 60m cliff, giving you unparalleled views of the bay with its islets, the all-white town of Naoussa, and even the Cycladic islands to the north. Hike up here in the late afternoon to enjoy a magical sunset all to yourself.

Overnight in Paros. 

Day 7 :  PAROS

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and spend your last day in Paros at leisure. Enjoy this delightful time by the sea, relaxing on one the stunning beaches. If you have not visited Chryssi Akti or Kolybythres beach yet, perhaps it could be a nice option for you, or continue with the discovery of the secret places of this island. 

Overnight in Paros.

Day 8 :  DEPARTURE PAROS

After your last breakfast and at indicated time, check out from your hotel and get in to the transfer that will take you to the Paros Airport or Paros Port, from where you can take your flight or ship back home or to your following destinations.