10 or 13 days
Greece

When you reach the top of the Acropolis and look out across Athens, history stands still.

In the shadows of the Parthenon’s mighty 2,400-year-old columns, the only sound you hear is the ancient gravel beneath your feet. Your connection to antiquity hits home as you cruise the Aegean Sea, where each port brings new discoveries and timeless lessons.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    No other country blends land and sea in its cooking quite like Greece, and this is your chance to learn a few mouth-watering essentials. From olives to orzo, lemons to lamb, you'll be introduced to techniques and flavors that will surely please. And when your class is complete, you'll get to dive in and enjoy your finished product.

    Visit the Acropolis Museum
  • Day 4: Athens • Amfissa Valley • Delphi

    Take an excursion to the Amfissa Valley and Delphi

    Visit an olive farm in the Amfissa Valley

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
  • Day 5: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    Depart on a four-day cruise of the Greek islands

    (You may pre-book shore excursion packages for three or four islands)  

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 1: Samos, St. John's Monastery, and Lindos

    Shore Excursion Package 1: Samos, St. John's Monastery, and Lindos

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, and Rhodes.

            In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to the bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras. 

            In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

            In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes. 

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    Shore Excursion Package 2: Samos, St. John's Monastery, Lindos, and Oia Village

    Shore Excursion Package 2: Samos, St. John's Monastery, Lindos, and Oia Village

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, Rhodes, and Santorini.

          In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to the bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras. 

          In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

          In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes.

          In Santorini, take a scenic excursion to the village of Oia and explore its unique architecture, quaint shops and charming port of Ammoudi. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views. 


  • Day 6: Greek island cruise • Samos • Patmos

  • Day 7: Greek island cruise • Rhodes

  • Day 8: Greek island cruise • Crete • Santorini

  • Day 9: Athens

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek evening

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Athens • Mycenae • Epidaurus • Argolida

    Travel via Mycenae and Epidaurus to Argolida

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    Participate in a pottery workshop 

  • Day 11: Argolida • Nafplio • Olympia

    Travel via Nafplio and Megalopolis to Olympia

    Visit the Palamidi Fortress

    Explore Nafplio on your own

    Visit the Museum of Archimedes

  • Day 12: Olympia • Athens

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia 

    Tour Olympia with an expert local guide

    Travel to Athens

  • Day 13: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    No other country blends land and sea in its cooking quite like Greece, and this is your chance to learn a few mouth-watering essentials. From olives to orzo, lemons to lamb, you'll be introduced to techniques and flavors that will surely please. And when your class is complete, you'll get to dive in and enjoy your finished product.

    Visit the Acropolis Museum
  • Day 4: Athens • Amfissa Valley • Delphi

    Take an excursion to the Amfissa Valley and Delphi

    Visit an olive farm in the Amfissa Valley

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
  • Day 5: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    Depart on a four-day cruise of the Greek islands

    (You may pre-book shore excursion packages for three or four islands)  

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 1: Samos, St. John's Monastery, and Lindos

    Shore Excursion Package 1: Samos, St. John's Monastery, and Lindos

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, and Rhodes.

            In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to the bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras. 

            In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

            In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 2: Samos, St. John's Monastery, Lindos, and Oia Village

    Shore Excursion Package 2: Samos, St. John's Monastery, Lindos, and Oia Village

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, Rhodes, and Santorini.

          In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to the bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras. 

          In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

          In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes.

          In Santorini, take a scenic excursion to the village of Oia and explore its unique architecture, quaint shops and charming port of Ammoudi. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views. 


  • Day 6: Greek island cruise • Samos • Patmos

  • Day 7: Greek island cruise • Rhodes

  • Day 8: Greek island cruise • Crete • Santorini

  • Day 9: Athens

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek evening

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Athens • Mycenae • Epidaurus • Argolida

    Travel via Mycenae and Epidaurus to Argolida

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    Participate in a pottery workshop 

  • Day 11: Argolida • Nafplio • Olympia

    Travel via Nafplio and Megalopolis to Olympia

    Visit the Palamidi Fortress

    Explore Nafplio on your own

    Visit the Museum of Archimedes

  • Day 12: Olympia • Athens

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia 

    Tour Olympia with an expert local guide

    Travel to Athens

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; 4-day Greek island cruise (Cruise staff gratuities included)

  • Hotels

    4 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (7 with extension); 4 nights cabin accommodations

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily; 3 meals daily during cruise

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (7 with extension); 1 walking tour; 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director with extension

  • Entrances

    Acropolis; Acropolis Museum; Delphi site; Delphi Museum; Olive farm; Temple of Poseidon; With extension: Epidaurus; Mycenae; Palamidi Fortress; Megalopolis; Pottery workshop; Olympia site; Olympia museum

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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