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Milos, Cyclades Islands

Greek Island Hopping - Cyclades Islands

9-day tailor-made holiday from £1,235 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Hopping between the traditions, beaches and gastronomy of the Cyclades Islands

Highlights

  • Enjoy time exploring the history of Athens
  • Explore the traditional villages and sample the tastes of Sifnos
  • Walk on the volcanic beaches, and stunning white rock coastlines of Milos
  • Absorb the traditional architecture, windmills and sunsets of Serifos

In Brief

  • 1 Night Athens
  • 2 Nights Sifnos
  • 2 Nights Melos
  • 2 Nights Serifos
  • 1 Night Athens

About

Recommended for:
Beach | History & culture | Relaxation

This nine-day tailor-made holiday begins and ends with nights in Athens before a two-night stay on the island of Sifnos, with its whitewashed houses, churches, and dovecotes. Next, take a boat to Milos with its rock formations, coastal caves and famous sunsets. Finish your island-hopping tour on the island of Serifos, with a more remote feel, accompanied by some of the most spectacular sunsets in Greece.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Athens

Begin your holiday in style with complimentary airport lounge access. You'll then fly into Athens where you'll be met by a private driver and brought to your central accommodation. Athens is the historical capital of Europe, with a long history, dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. In the 5th Century BC the city’s values and civilization acquired a universal significance. Over the years, a multitude of conquerors occupied Athens, and erected unique, splendid monuments - a rare historical palimpsest. In 1834, it became the capital of the Modern Greek state and in two centuries since it has become an attractive modern metropolis with unrivalled charm. Rest of the day at leisure to check in and relax and admire the Acropolis views.

Stay: Hotel Plaka, Athens (Standard)

Day 2
Athens to Sifnos

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Athens before being picked up for the transfer to the port of Piraeus to catch the ferry to the island of Sifnos. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel located in Platis Gialos, just a short walk from one of the best beaches on the island of Sifnos.

Stay: Alexandros Hotel, Sifnos (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 3
Sifnos

After breakfast explore the island, Sifnos is dotted with whitewashed houses, churches, dovecotes, and earthenware shops. Famous for is its gastronomy and home to the famous Greek chef Nikolaos Tselementes, Sample local recipes, such as capper salad, chickpea soup, and mastelo at one its restaurants and taverns. Visit the quaint villages of Kastro with its narrow alleyways, Artemonas, famous for pastries and the cosmopolitan capital town of Apollonia. 

Stay: Alexandros Hotel, Sifnos (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 4
Sifnos to Milos

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Sifnos before being picked up for the transfer to the port to catch the ferry to the island of Milos. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel built on a hill and overlooking the town of Adamas.

Stay: Hotel Santa Maria, Milos (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 5
Milos

After breakfast explore Milos known as the most exotic island in the Aegean Sea, its colours and landscape are one of the most impressive in the Cyclades. Volcanic rocks paint the beaches red, pink and orange. The highlights of Milos seem endless: Sarakiniko and Kleftiko, with their white rock formations, emerald green waters and caves eroded by the sea, are steeped in stories of pirates, early Christian catacombs, multicoloured settlements of Klima, Emborios and Mandrakia, and Plaka’s sunsets.

Stay: Hotel Santa Maria, Milos (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 6
Milos to Serifos

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Milos before being picked up for the transfer to the port of Milos to catch the ferry to the island of Serifos. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Stay: Hotel Maistralli, Serifos (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 7
Serifos

Explore Serifos a remote destination, away from the hustle and bustle. Chora, the capital town, and the island’s villages have been built in traditional Cycladic architecture, expect whitewashed houses, paved streets and traditional windmills. Perched on the slopes of a hill, the town has a breathtaking view of the Aegean sea, which makes it a wonderful spot for sunset viewing.

Stay: Hotel Maistralli, Serifos (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 8
Serifos to Athens

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Seritos before being picked up for the transfer to the port of Serifos to catch the ferry to Piraeus Port in Athens. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Stay: Hotel Plaka, Athens (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 9
Departure

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Athens and time at leisure before being picked up by your transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Standard Superior

9-day tailor-made holiday from £1,235 pp incl. flights

Standard/Superior

Low Season

from £1,235 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £1,580 pp. incl. flights

Includes

  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights from UK to Athens
  • Return private airport and port transfers in Athens
  • 2 nights accommodation in Athens (1 night pre and 1 night post island hopping)
  • Ferry tickets between Piraeus > Sifnos > Milos > Serifos > Piraeus in Economy class
  • All island transfers by shuttle bus
  • 2 nights accommodation in Sifnos on a BB basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Milos on a BB basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Serifos on a BB basis

Low Season: 01 - 20 May 2023

High Season: 11 Jul - 26 Aug 2023

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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