Day 1, Satruday: Istanbul. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 2, Sunday: Istanbul. After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman and Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. Lunch at local restaurant and back to the hotel at dusk.
Day 3, Monday: Istanbul - Ankara. Early departure by bus to Ankara through the ancient capital Bithynia and Nicomedia. Brief stop in the town of Ad Hippium Prussia. Lunch. Arrival in Ankara. Accommodation and dinner.
Day 4, Tuesday: Ankara - Cappadocia. After breakfast visit the Turkish capital and the Museum of Ataturk (founder of modern Turkey) and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Lunch and continue to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5, Wednesday: Cappadocia. After breakfast, tour of the Cappadocia region only by the landscape of lava from volcanoes. Visit the monasteries of Goreme. Pass by the strength and Avcilar Valley. Lunch. In the afternoon visit to the village of Avanos. Visit the underground city of Kaymakli. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 6, Thursday: Cappadocia - Nevsehir - Istanbul. After breakfast departure to Nevsehir Airport for flight back to Istanbul. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7, Friday: Istanbul - Airport - Athens. At the appointed time will be transferred to Istanbul airport for your flight to Athens. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Free day.
Day 8, Saturday: Athens. Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, "State of the art" in museum construction and very rich in content. Afternoon free to visit Plaka (The old Athens city) with lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and taverns.
Day 8, Sunday: Athens - Mykonos. Early morning transfer to the port of Piraeus to board the ferry to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to hotel in Mykonos.
Day 9, Monday: Mykonos. Free day on the island of Mykonos, famous for its wonderful beaches, white houses, international shops and amazing nightlife.
Day 10, Tuesday: Mykonos - Santorini. In the morning, transfer to the port to board the ferry to Santorini. Arrival and transfer to hotel in Santorini.
Day 11, Wednesday: Santorini - Volcano Cruise. Free day on the magical island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Enjoy a sailboat ride (included in the package) to the small islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni located inside the caldera and hot springs with green and yellow waters. The capital of Fira is located on the top of the island, is a town with whitewashed houses, narrow streets, outdoor cafes and nice shops.
Day 12, Thursday: Santorini - Athens. At the time, transfer the port to board the ferry to Piraeus. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 13, Friday: Athens - Airport. At the time indicated depending on your flight back transfer to the airport.
Minimum price in triple room, maximum price in single room.
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