Athens & Sporades island-hopping holiday
- Round trip
- 10 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Athens & Greece's Sporades islands, including breakfast, flights & transfers
Combine a city break in Athens with three wonderful islands of the Greek Sporades archipelago. First, you will explore the historical and cultural treasures of Athens, and walk in the traces of ancient Greece. Then, start your island adventure on Skyros, Alonissos and Skopelos. Quite hidden and still quite unknown, three real insider tips await you here in the sparkling Aegean Sea. Heavenly beaches, charming coastal towns and Mediterranean Greek cuisine offer the perfect conditions for a relaxing island getaway, away from the tourist crowd. In addition to four-star hotels with daily breakfast, transfers from island to island are also provided. So, you don't have to do anything except enjoy the sun, the sea and island life.
Athens and Sporades island-hop: 10 nights
Private transfer from the airport to the hotel in Athens, and from the hotel in Athens back to the airport
Ferry transfers between the islands
Transfer from the hotel to the port, and from the port to the next hotel
Return flight from Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester, London Stansted to Athens
Day 1-2: Athens
Welcome to Athens! Your island trip to the Greek Sporades begins in the capital of Greece. The great philosophers once lived here, and even today you can still imagine how life in ancient Greece unfolded. You'll be transferred from the airport to your hotel, from where your discovery tour c…
Day 3-5: Skyros
On the morning of Day 3 you will be transferred to the port of Kymi, where your ferry to Skyros awaits. You will reach the port of Skyros after about 14 hours, at 9pm. Let the fresh wind of the Aegean refresh you, and enjoy the view of the sea and the coast of the Greek mainland as you travel. Y…
Day 6-7: Alonissos
Rise early on Day 6, to take the ferry to Alonissos. You will be picked up from the hotel and driven to the port, from where you will take a boat past the uninhabited islands of Skantzoura and Adelfi to the beautiful port of Patitiri in Alonissos.
The second island of your Sporades trip …
Day 8-9: Skopelos
On Day 8, take the ferry to the last island of your Sporades island-hopping adventure: Skopelos. The untouched, wild landscape characterises this island of the northern Sporades. Natural beaches and bays, some of which are hidden and are real insider tips, contribute to the natural diversity of …
Day 10: Athens and return journey on Day 11
Today you will head back to Athens on the mainland. You'll spend one further night here, with just enough time to take in the city and its historical treasures once again. Visit the Monastiraki flea market in the city centre, or pay a visit to the many museums to get to find out more about …
- Tourist tax of €2.70 approx. per room, per day (to be paid on site at the hotels)
If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Maximum 3 people per room (3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child).
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 12 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
It is possible to arrange a cot during this trip. Contact customer service to make an enquiry.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
You will be taken from your hotel to the port. Your driver will meet you in your hotel's reception at your exact time of departure to take you to the port.
After the ferry journey you will reach the next port. A driver will be waiting for you on the ferry docks. Important: Your driver will hold a sign with the name of the hotel where you will be staying. Please look for the name of your hotel (on the sign and/or the minibus).
Please note: You must board the ferry at least 20 minutes before departure. Departure times may change depending on weather conditions.
The following applies to Economy Class ferry tickets between the islands: On some ferries you will receive a seat number, on others you have a free choice of seats.
|Tickets for the ferry||
You can collect all ferry tickets at the reception of your first hotel in Athens. When collecting tickets, you may need your travel documents and/or ID.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.
In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.
Available for a fee (on site at the hotels).
The national currency of Greece is the euro (EUR).
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