Greece – Best Argosaronic Islands

  • 12 Days , 8 Cities
  • From $2,600
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Unveil an alternative face of Greece by visiting the unexplored regions of Athens, Peloponnese, and the islands of the Argosaronic. Methana, Salamina, Aegina, Agistri, Poros, Hydra, and Spetses can offer their visitors memorable experiences that include views of beautiful land & seascapes, impressive archaeological sites, museums, stately homes, picturesque villages, and wonderful beaches.
Countries Visited Greece
Places Visited Athens, Loutraki, Mykines, Nafplion, Spetses, Idra, Aegina
Suggested Duration 12 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Family Vacations
  • DAY 1

    Welcome To Greece

    Welcome to Athens! Enjoy a comfortable drive from the airport to your accommodation, and after settling in and freshening up, get the first taste of Greece -literally. Walk around some of Athens’ highlights during twilight and let your first night in Greece close with a welcome dinner at a local tavern!

    What's included?

    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Athens - Full day city tour of Athens

    Wake up early the following day and seize the day with a tour that will take you around Athens's top sights and districts, showing you the absolute must-see attractions of Greece’s capital in just 7 hours. Begin with an all-encompassing tour of the majestic Acropolis and the modern Acropolis Museum. Then, continue exploring the historic city center, visiting the most-talked-about spots of Athens, such as the emblematic Syntagma Square, the vibrant Monastiraki Square, the Panathenaic Stadium, and the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka, among others.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    Nafplio - Witness the history of Loutraki

    On the third day of your trip, private transfer to Loutraki with a luxury vehicle. Stay seaside resort on the Gulf of Corinth, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a free day at the beach on the famous lake Vouliagmeni.
    Time to bask in the bright sun and get the tan you've been dreaming about for months! Following your swimming endeavors, it’s time to visit Iraion, northwest of Loutraki, where the ruins of the famous sanctuary of Hera are preserved. After getting your dose of Greek history and culture for the day, your evening will be filled with delicious cocktails before heading to Nafplio, where you will spend the night.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Nafplio - Explore the mesmerizing region of Mycenae

    Waking up in the most romantic city in Greece, the 4th day of your trip will allow you to explore the mesmerizing region of Mycenae. Meet your private licensed guide and take a tour around the extraordinary archaeological site that used to be the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon. After Mycenae, a Nafplio walking tour will help you experience the true beauty of Nafplio’s scenic streets that carry beauty as much as they carry a history before indulging in a flavorful Greek liquor-tasting in the evening.

    Nafplio Walking Tour & Greek Liquor Tasting
    Discover one of the most romantic towns in Greece; the beautiful Italianate Nafplio. The first capital of the First Hellenic Republic is a town steeped in history and dramatic architecture, from Frankish and Ottoman influence to Byzantine and Venetian. From idyllic streets with spectacular sea views, Nafplio is a town that will surely capture your heart and your imagination! End the tour by indulging in a flavorful Greek liquor-tasting!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 5

    Nafplio - Enjoy the popular beach of Tolo

    It’s time to lay back and enjoy a completely free day in Nafplio and the popular beach of Tolo, the little seaside city right next to Nafplio, known for its long, sandy coast, perfect for a long walk, sunbathing, or a dive in its sparkling blue-green waters. The choice is yours!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 6

    Spetses - Visit the world-famous Epidaurus Theater

    Let your private driver take you from Nafplio to Epidaurus and start your day with a private guided tour around the historical region that hosts the world-famous Epidaurus Theater. A 1,5-hour drive will take you to the port of Kosta, where you’ll hop on a ferry for a 5-minute trip to the magical island of Spetses. The rest of the day will be free to familiarize yourself with the scenic island!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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  • DAY 7

    Spetses

    The following morning, set on a cycling tour that will take you around the whole island on a scenic route. If you’re visiting the island with a large group of people, you can also indulge yourself and your loved ones in an all-inclusive cruise to Vathi Avlaki and Monemvasia. Soak in luxury and cruise along the coastline of eastern Peloponnese, from the isolated beach of Vathi Avlaki to the enchanting medieval town of Monemvasia; this will surely be a day to remember!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Hydra

    A day trip to Hydra is due! As soon as you step foot on its scenic port, experience the magic of a place where no means of transportation is allowed and join a 1,5-hour walking tour that will introduce you to Hydra’s history, culture, and architecture, before returning to Spetses at night having gained insight into the Greek island life.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 9

    Aegina

    The exploration of the Argosaronic continues by taking the ferry from Spetses to the popular Aegina, where you will have the rest of the day free for exploration.

    Sea transfer to Aegina (from Spetses) and Free day on Aegina Island.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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  • DAY 10

    Aegina

    The next day, meet with your guide and set on a private tour around Aegina’s most beautiful spots, the duration of which will be determined by you! From the picturesque village of Pachiarachi to Portes, Agia Marina, the archaeological site of Afaia, Paliachora, the monastery of Chrysoleontissa, and downtown Aegina, in just a few hours, you’ll have experienced everything you need in order to completely fall in love with the island. The traditional dinner at the end of the tour, full of local flavors, won’t hurt either!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 11

    Leisure day in Aegina

    Today, you can opt for the chance to spend a full day in the sea and customize your itinerary to include the places you want to visit the most! Cruise along the coast of Aegina, visit the islet of Moni, sail to the island of Agistri and swim in the waters you thought impossible to exist!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
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  • DAY 12

    Good Bye from Piraeus

    All good things come to an end. Therefore, it is time to bid this magical 12-day trip around Greece goodbye. With a ton of fond memories in your mind, you’ll return from Aegina to the port of Piraeus and farewell our stunning country. See you again soon!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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Starting from $2,600 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
The rate is based on deluxe accommodation
Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • Private Airport Transfer in Athens
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Best of Athens in One Day Tour with transportation
  • Day Trip to Loutraki
  • Mycenae Private Tour
  • Nafplio Walking Tour & Greek Liquor Tasting
  • Private Ancient Epidaurus Tour
  • Private Transfer from Epidaurus to Kosta port
  • Spetses Cycling tour
  • Sea Transfer to Hydra (from Spetses)
  • Private Hydra Tour
  • Sea Transfer to Spetses (from Hydra)
  • Sea transfer to Aegina (from Spetses)
  • Private tour of Aegina island
  • Sea Transfer to Piraeus (from Aegina)
  • Piraeus port transfer
  • Archaeological Sites & Museums entrance fees and Ferry Tickets from Kosta port to Spetses are NOT included.

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • An excellent licensed historian, archaeologist & guide
  • Services of professional English-speaking driver
  • Athens city tour.
  • Visit Athens’ most famous site, the Acropolis, and the impressive Acropolis Museum
  • Enjoy a vehicle tour of Athens’ highlights such as Syntagma Square (you may be able to see the changing of the guards!), the Roman Agora, the Temple of Zeus & the Panathenaic Stadium where the Olympic Games were revived!
  • Swim in Lake Vouliagmeni
  • Visit the archeological site of Iraion
  • Spend the evening drinking cocktails at Loutraki
  • Expert licensed guide & archaeologist
  • See the ancient city of Mycenae
  • Guided tour of Nafplio’s most picturesque sights, including Syntagma Square, the Ottoman mosque, the magnificent acropolis of Nafplio – the Acronafplia, and more!
  • Explore cobblestone streets and buildings of architectural style from the many ages this town has witnessed
  • Visit the famous crime scene where Ioannis Kapodistrias (the first Prime Minister of the Modern Greek State) was assassinated
  • Learn the fascinating history of Nafplio while taking in breathtaking views
  • Explore the ancient site of Epidaurus and visit the magnificent theatre which has been entertaining audiences for 2,600 years!
  • Visit the charming Spetses town with its picturesque old port.
  • Enjoy spectacular scenic views over the Saronic Sea, amidst pine forests.
  • In Hydra, visit the Monastery of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Merchant Marine Academy, Monument of N. Kolmaniatis, Statue of A. Lignos & A. Ekonomou, Statue of A. Miaoulis, Square of the Five Hydriot Prime Ministers, Rafalias Pharmacy, Artists square, Mansion of P. Koudouriotis, Sophia Loren’s windmill
  • Photo opportunity sitting in the place where Leonard Cohen had his picture taken for LIFE Magazine
  • Get to know the island by strolling around the harbor and Aegina town
  • Taste Aegina’s famous pistachios, considered to be the best in the world
  • Try local seafood dishes at one of the fish taverns located behind the main road and near the fish market
  • Visit the beautiful old village of Pachiarachithe, coastal village of Portes, the resort of Aegia Marina, the magnificent Temple of Afaia which is one of the best-preserved Doric temples in Greece
  • Discover the paths of the Byzantine village of Palia chora.
  • Chrysoleontissa, a 400-year-old monastery nestled up in the hills.
  • The church of Saint Nectarous
  • Aegina town for a walk and a delicious meal

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