One of the best ways to experience Greece is to combine a short break in Athens with a relaxing Gulet cruise in Ionian Islands. Sightseeing in Athens can be tiring so what better way to unwind than to spend the following 7 nights soaking up the sun on board a relaxing, authentic Gulet cruise in beautiful Ionian Islands.
The total duration of this holiday will be 10 nights, however, you can stay longer or shorter in Athens as this type of holiday offers great flexibility - please contact us if you wish to tailor your own holiday experience.
Day 1: UK to Athens
Fly to Athens as one way and meet our representative / driver in Athens airport, private transfer to your chosen hotel.
Day 2 - 3: Athens
Choose to explore the city independently or book a sightseeing tour in advance, see details of sightseeing tours under Optional extras.
Day 4: Athens to Gulet Cruise
Private transfer back to the Athens airport and fly to resort airport and meet our representative / driver at the airport for private transfer to your Gulet.
Day 4 - 10: On board an authentic Gulet Cruise
Relax and enjoy the beauty of the Ionian Islands in one of our traditional Gulet cruise. We offer two different itinerary in Ionian Islands, one starts and finishes in Corfu and other starts and finishes in Zante.
Day 11: Gulet Cruises to the UK
Pick up from your Gulet for the return private transfer to the local airport and fly back direct to the UK.
The Athenian Callirhoe - Athens
4* Bed & Breakfast
This centrally located hotel offers convenience and comfort. Read more...
At Athenian Callirhoe hotel, one of the most well-known hotels in Athens, you will discover a distinctive building with elegant urban interior design, enjoy the very best in luxury and service while being spoiled with the 'little things' a guest needs to make one feel at home.
NJV Athens Plaza
5* - Bed & Breakfast
This five star hotel is located in the heart of Athens, right on the historical Syntagma (Constitution) Square across from the Greek parliament and extremely close to the most famous pedestrian shopping street (Ermou) and to all the major sites and attractions; such as Plaka and the flea market of Monastiraki. It has been welcoming guests from all over the world for over 30 years. Read more...
The Ionian Islands - Corfu Gulet Cruise
The Ionian Islands are an emerald scattering of seven main islands: Ithaca, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada, Paxos and Kythira – found off the west coast of mainland Greece. The region is famed for pristine beaches, the unforgettable blue of the sea, and the lush Mediterranean landscape. Several lesser-known smaller islands make up this paradise cluster. Read more...
Zante - The Ionian Islands
The Ionian Islands are an emerald scattering of seven main islands – Zante , Kefalonia , Atokos , Ithaca, Poros – found off the west coast of mainland Greece. The region is famed for pristine beaches, the unforgettable blue of the sea, and the lush Mediterranean landscape. Several lesser-known smaller islands make up this paradise cluster. Read more...
Athens is quite simply one of those cities which everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. It is an iconic world city at the heart of Western civilisation.
Athens features in many of our cruise and tailor-made programmes on the preceding pages. It can also be visited as a stand-alone city break. Remember the holidays and prices in this website are given for guidance only. If you don’t see the holiday of your choice, we will be happy to provide you with a personalised quotation.
To help you to explore Athens’s many cultural and historic treasures we have put together a few nights’ city break combination with cruises or staying in one of the Greek Islands, including a half days sightseeing tour accompanied by a professional English-speaking guide. Read more...
Athens private sightseeing tours
Acropolis Hill & Museum
Private Half Day Tour (4 hours )
Get acquainted with the ancient heart of the city & its most iconic archeological landmarks. The day is dedicated to the central Athens giving guests the opportunity to marvel some of the key remaining wonders of Ancient Greece civilization
Athens private sightseeing tours
Private Half Day - Tour is 4 hours
A sense-provoking tour with insights into Greek gastronomy and the local food culture. During this private food tour you will not only explore the streets of Athens but you will get to taste appetizing treats that locals enjoy as part of their daily routine.