Explore the best Greek Islands on this luxury journey

Sun-drenched sands, crystal-clear waters and the best Greek Islands await on this epic 11-day tour of Athens, Santorini and Crete. All with a private A&K guide, regular check-ins with an exclusive A&K Guardian Angel and some of the finest luxury accommodations in Greece.

It’s the Greece you’ve always dreamed about; unlock the treasures of Athens and its Acropolis, and wander the laneways of its historic and colourful Plaka district. Then take to the Aegean Sea to discover the idyllic Greek Islands of Santorini and Crete with their crystal-clear waters, whitewashed villages, archaeological ruins, and vibrant cultures. All while savouring the best of Greece’s rich gastronomy and Mediterranean cuisine.

Greek sun, sea and island sands

Starting in Athens

Explore the historical site of the Acropolis, then take a deep dive into Greek cuisine on a culinary adventure through the streets of Athens. Enjoy a special after-hours visit to the Acropolis Museum. That includes dinner on the terrace, taking in sweeping views of the ancient ruins that sparkle in the moonlight*.

Next, journey to Crete

Explore its rugged mountains, cobalt waters and pristine beaches. Discover the abandoned island of Spinalonga, savour the flavours of Greek wine at a local winery, and indulge in fresh seafood at Mirabello Bay. Traverse ruined Minoan palaces and towns for a fascinating glimpse into a lost civilisation – this is one special spot for history buffs.

Onward to Santorini

With its picture-perfect lime washed houses and dramatic cliffs with stunning views over the Aegean Sea. Take a Dreamcatcher catamaran around the island’s renowned white and red beaches, and dine on a delicious Greek barbeque over sundowners*. Santorini is also ripe for culture with its art galleries, hill-top wineries, incredible gastronomy and epic sunsets guaranteed at dusk.

Stay at incredible accommodations

From the 18th century Grande Bretagne, one of Athens’s most luxurious hotels with its old-world grandeur in Syntagma Square. To the Blue Palace Resort in Crete with its luxurious take on island living. All suites offer sea views, with some opening onto gardens rich with olive, locust and palm trees. While Canaves Oia Suites in Santorini is the iconic Greek Islands stay. Boasting blue infinity pools over the caldera, a cave spa, and an innovative Greek restaurant.

Tailor-Made Journey

Over 11 days, this Luxury Tailor-Made Journey from Abercrombie & Kent comes with a private A&K guide and regular check-ins with an exclusive A&K Guardian Angel. As well as the finest luxury accommodations you can imagine.

  • Unlock the historical stories of the Acropolis and its Parthenon, and visit the new, state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum
  • Venture along the scenic Aegean coast to majestic Cape Sounion and the ancient Temple of Poseidon
  • Celebrate Greek cuisine with a culinary journey through Athens, devouring traditional street food, desserts, and local delicacies
  • Uncover the intriguing history of the deserted island of Spinalonga
  • Walk among the epic excavated ruins of the ancient Minoan civilisation in Santorini and Crete
  • Visit the world-famous island of Santorini, learning about its fascinating volcanic past and sea-drowned caldera

‘Essential Greece’ 11-day Luxury Tailor-Made Journey starts from $12,240 pp.

*Insider Access excursions are at an additional cost

This article was produced in partnership with Abercrombie & Kent

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