Greece is a fantastic destination for many reasons, but mainly because it caters to everyone; whether it’s a family vacation you’re seeking, a romantic getaway or a thrill-seeking adventure – Greece has it all and more.
This time around, we will focus on the adventurous side of this beautiful country with this adventure tour of Greece and all the exciting activities it offers.
If you have had Greece in your mind already but also want the combination of taking on some challenges, enjoying the sun and indulging in food and culture, then this is most definitely the one to pick.
So, let’s give you the scoop.
Athens, Mykonos, Naxos, and Santorini Adventure
Your exciting Greek adventure awaits on this 14-day trip through Athens, Mykonos, Naxos and Santorini, so let us show you what you can expect from such a trip.
Highlights of this Baboo adventure tour:
- Visit the world-famous Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and Athens City.
- Indulge in a food tour experience in Naxos.
- Enjoy a sunset cruise to Delos UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Tour the fabulous wineries of Santorini.
- Finally, discover the remarkable beaches of Mykonos.
Detailed Itinerary: Here is what you can expect from this adventure tour of Greece.
Day 1. Arrive in Athens
Athens is one of the most vibrant and cultural cities in the world, not to mention one of the oldest, so it is a fantastic place to begin and end your adventure tour of Greece. Today is your arrival day, and you will have some time to enjoy the streets of Athens and a local dinner in the evening before the adventure begins tomorrow.
Day2. Athens Highlights
If this is your first time in Athens, you can look forward to getting your first glimpse of the Acropolis as part of a private tour, where you will also get to visit the Acropolis Museum, which features all the artefacts ever found at the site. Your archaeologist guide will take you to some of the main attractions, such as the Parthenon, Nike Temple and the Erechtheion, and many of the city’s highlights during the day, which are guaranteed to blow you away, so make sure to have that camera at the ready.
Day 3. Arrive in Mykonos
Following a brief stint in Athens, you will be transported to the bustling island of Mykonos, which is famed for its nightlife, pristine beaches and adventurous activities. You will have opportunities here to take on thrill-seeking adventures such as jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and so much more, so if you are an adventure seeker, Mykonos is the place to be.
After yesterday’s adventures on the water, you have today at your leisure to relax on one of the many remarkable beaches, but if you still have plenty of adrenaline left, why not give some more activities a go. This evening you will take a sunset cruise to Delos UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is said to have been the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.
Day 5. Exploring Mykonos
Today you will get the chance to discover one of the island’s best-kept secrets, Agios Sostis Beach, which has a quaint taverna that is ideal for a lunch stop and a vibrant open-air market in the nearby village. It is a day of culture and exploration, so enjoy!
Day 6. Arrive in Naxos
You will be transported to the diverse island of Naxos, known for its food, wine, archaeological sites and watersports. In addition, you will have the chance to try out some windsurfing or other watersports of your choice in-between getting to know this wonderful island.
Day 7. Discover the food of Naxos
Naxos produces some truly delectable products, and as part of your trip to the island, you will experience a food tour, which will teach you all you need to know about the island’s climate, livestock and local ingredients. In addition, of course, you will enjoy a day of indulgence, so take it all in.
Day 8. Naxos catamaran cruise
One of the best days of this adventure tour of Greece is the catamaran sailing adventure from Naxos, which will take you to a small chain of islands known as the ‘Small Cyclades’ and allow you to discover some local hidden gems, beautiful scenery and stunning beaches.
Day 9. Arrive in Santorini
What can we say? Santorini is a gem in the crown that is Greece, with such beauty and charm that you will feel like you have died and gone to heaven. The island is known for its wine and stunning hillside villages, making iconic photo backdrops. Today is a day of leisure; you can spend the day relaxing on the beach, taking a small hike or visiting a nearby village before watching the sunset over this incredible volcanic island.
Day 10. Wine tasting in Santorini
Wine lovers will consider this an adventure of a lifetime; we cannot disagree. Santorini is world famous for its wine, and today you will get to try a variety of wines while learning about the long history of wine production, which makes this island stand out from the crowd.
Day 11. Hiking the Santorini Caldera
Santorini is a volcanic island and the perfect place to go on an adventurous hiking excursion. Today you will take on the Fira–Oia hike, a must-do activity on the island. After that, you will hike the Santorini caldera, passing through many quaint cliffside villages. Your guide is on hand to help you learn about the area’s volcanic history, which is fascinating.
Day 12. Santorini sea kayaking
Thrillseekers will be excited about the sea kayaking experience, an essential part of this adventure tour of Greece. You will get the opportunity to take on the island’s south coast by kayak, where you can hop off at any given time for a swim or a snorkel (or both). Your guide will be there to keep you safe at all times and teach you how to become a sea kayaking master.
Day 13. Arrive back in Athens
Today you will leave the island of Santorini and be transported back to Athens, which is an ideal opportunity to visit some sights you missed at the beginning. There are plenty of museums to see as well as visiting the Plaka neighborhood, and of course, there is always time to try some more local food and wine, to celebrate your adventure tour of Greece – and perhaps plan the next one?
Day 14. Airport Transfer
- Sea Kayaking in Santorini
- Hiking Santorini Caldera
- Naxos Sailing Cruise
- Naxos Hiking
- Opportunities to do watersports in Naxos
- Watersports in Naxos