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Greek Islands 2014 | Classic Cyclades: Ios-Milos 2014, 5 days from 570€

The Cyclades have a unique character that makes them the most wonderful island hopping destination. Our Travel Agency has chosen Ios & Milos islands for this 5 days romantic package in Greece because they represent an unusual combination of the volcanic landscape with some of the most dreamy beaches and a vibrant and bohemian life.
Romantic Greece Island Hoping 2014 : Athens - Milos - Ios : Detailed Sample Itinerary
Day 1 | Athens: Arrival & first impressions.
  • Welcome to Athens! Your driver will meet you at the arrivals, help you with your suitcases and escort you to the car. During the 45 minutes ride from the airport to the center of Athens, take some minutes to relax after your flight. The transfer service is optional and you may also use the modern metro services. The rest of the day is free.
  • If you feel like exploring and getting a first impression of this historical city, your hotel offers the main sights at only a short walking distance. You may spend your first evening around the area of the Parliament square to see the presidential guards, head toward the commercial center of Ermou street, have a coffee or a drink at the trendy area of Agia Irini or go for a romantic walk to Plaka and the Anafiotika area – the little Cycladic gem neighborhood of Athens.
Hotel Herodion ****: Located in the most prestigious yet quiet area of central Athens, Plaka, the Herodion hotel is an elegant and sophisticated four stars property.  With your check in, make sure you have asked for your travel folder at the front desk, containing your ferry tickets, your invoices & all the information for your trip to Greece.

Day 2 | Athens – Milos : Ferry & relaxation
  • Early wake up today and your driver will be waiting for you at the lobby to drive you to the port of Athens, the Piraeus port.  This is an optional 20-30 minutes drive and ferries in Greece require being on board 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Embarkation, take a seat and enjoy the most characteristic images of Greece: a boat, the sea & the sun.
  • Arrival to the port of Milos. Optional pick up service from the hotel & check in procedure. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax, or go for a swim since Milos has some of the most dreamy beaches in Greece.
Melian Hotel & Spa *****: An elegant Cycladic Boutique Hotel of luxury in the village of Pollonia. All 15 Suites are sea view featuring generous living spaces, premium amenities and immaculate facilities in peaceful surroundings.

Day 3 | Milos exploring
  • Take your time to wake up and enjoy your delicious breakfast. Milos offers enchanting nature landscapes and biotopes under the NATURE 2000 seal.
  • While visiting the island, you can rent a car and admire an open-air museum of natural history in West Milos: mountain tops, isolated coasts, rare flora and fauna, migratory birds and in general a region of incomparable beauty, sceneries completely intact from human interventions. Or you can go on board a sea trip from Kypos beachto the unique beaches of Kleftiko, Geronda, Geraka and Paleorema (the old sulphur mine).
Day 4 | Ferry from Milos to Ios -  Explore Ios.
  • At the specified time, head to the reception for your check out and the pick-up service. This is a very short ride from the Hotel to the port and another short ferry ride (1,5 hours) to reach from Milos Port to Ios by ferry.
  • Disembark in Ios port in the morning and Check-in procedure and  the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the island’s famous beaches, or go to the beach to hire a speedboat taxi to one of the many beaches in Ios or even do a scuba diving trip to a wreck on the corner of the port: it is the most popular dive site on the island with an abundance of fish life.
  • In the evening you can explore Chora – the main village of Ios and wander the narrow streets of this lovely traditional Cycladic village and later enjoy local Greek cuisine and fresh seafood at a traditional Greek tavern at Manganari Beach or Psathi Beach. In the evening you can try a efreshing cocktail or a cold beer while soaking up some rays.
Iοs Palace Hotel & Spa ***** : A fully renovated hotel in Mylopotas beach. Diffused luxury, but also a homely atmosphere, the Hotel is built amphitheatrically and offers renown hospitality services.

Day 5 |Ferry from Ios to Athens
  • This morning enjoy your breakfast with views to the endless blue of the Aegean, go for a last swim and head to the lobby for your check out procedure.  Your transfer ride to the port / airport is organized accordingly and all you have to do is be on time. Ferries from Ios to Athens (Piraeus port) is a 3 to 5 hours ride and you are in Athens by early in the evening.
  • Accommodation in Athens in a 4* Hotel (Herodion Hotel or similar) for 1 night.
  • Ferry ticket Athens – Milos (Regular Ferry 07:25 - 14:20 or Speed Ferry 07:00 - 09:25)
  • Accommodation in Milos in a 5* Hotel (Melian Hotel & Spa or similar) for 2 nights.
  • Ferry ticket Milos – Ios (Sea Jet 09:55 - 11:30)
  • Accommodation in Ios in a 5* Hotel (Iοs Palace Hotel & Spa or similar) for 1 night.
  • Ferry ticket Ios – Athens (Sea Jet 12:50-17:40)
  • Daily Breakfast (Athens Hotel, Milos Hotel, Ios Hotel).
  • Concierge Serices for any destination.
Optional Services such as:
  • Flight to and from Greece
  • Transfer services (approx.. 25€ per way in all locations.)
  • In most Greek Hotels usual check-in is at: 13:00 or 14:00, and check-out is at: 11:00 or 12:00.
  • All Archaeological sites and Museums are closed on Mondays throughout Greece.
  • All Hotels of this travel itinerary are selected by Greece specialists and experienced travel & hospitality professionals.
  • Availability and exact pricing is confirmed after enquiry.
Luxury Package is :
4* Hotel in Athens in an upgraded room with a view to the Acropolis,
5 * Hotel in Milos with an upgarded room such as a deluxe premium suite with large private verandas,
5* Hotel in Ios in an upgraded room such as a junior Suite
fast Ferries Athens - Milos, Milos - Ios, Ios - Athens
Special Deal Package is :
4* Hotel in Athens in basic category room,
5 * Hotel in Milos in basic category room,
5* Hotel in Ios in basic category room,
Regular ferry Athens - Milos, fast ferries Milos - Ios & Ios - Athens
Romantic Greece Island Hoping 2014 : Athens - Milos - Ios : Pricing

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