We had such an amazing time last year we were asked to repeat! Just Girls Travel is please to present....
Encore Presentation of Greece - Just Girls Travel
Athens, Meteora, Santorini
October 8 - 17, 2019
Congratulations! You are about to embark on an amazing Just Girls Getaway to Greece!
We will Dance with Greeks, Explore Athens and the Acropolis, be transported back in time to Meteora where the monks live atop the amazing monasteries high on rock formations. Explore Santorini with the famous white washed buildings with blue domes set along the caldera a sunken volcano. We will explore the entire island meeting local farmers, sampling wines and exotic villages, black, white and red sand beaches, and an ancient archaeological sites dating back more than 3700 years. Greece is truly amazing and we cant wait to share it with you. Join us! We look forward to another wonderful Just Girls - women only adventure with you! OOOOPAAAHH! Sue and Jackie
Tue Oct 8 Minneapolis to Amsterdam Delta KLM # 6464 5:04pm - 8:15am Wed Oct 9 Amsterdam to Athens KLM # 1575 12:20pm - 4:35pm
Upon arrival in Athens we are met by our private driver and taken to our hotel in Athens relax, freshen up get ready to Dance with Greeks at 8pm
Oct 09 Hotel – NJV Athens Plaza Hotel 1 night
Tonight we Dance with the Greeks 8pm - 12 midnight Hotel pick up for our Dance with Greeks evening Enjoy traditional Greek entertainment and dance like the Greeks! Have a wonderful dinner in a traditional Greek taverna in the Plaka area during this highly entertaining evening.
Duration of tour: 3 hours 30 mins
Oct 10 Acropolis tour in the morning with our private guide Panos 700am – 1000am The walk includes a tour in the archaeological site of the Acropolis Rock and the Acropolis Museum.
The visit at the sacred Acropolis Rock will focus on the Acropolis Temples and monuments (the Parthenon, the Erechteion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, etc. ) and the monuments on the southern slope of the Acropolis (the Theatre of Dionysus, the Temple of Asklepios, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, etc).
The visit at the Museum will focus on the highlights of the Museum, shedding light on the importance of the Archaic and the Parthenon Galleries.
Oct 11 Athens to Meteora Private Driver 1pm - 6pm Arrive at hotel have an amazing dinner and then rest for our full day tour of this amazing area in the morning.
Oct 12 Tour Meteora today we set out and explore Meteora and end with an amazing Sunset tour While all the masses of tourists are long gone, join an amazing sunset tour that undoubtedly will become the highlight of your entire Meteora visit. This tour will take us on a late afternoon visit to discover the hidden gems of this place. Allow the locals to guide you through the winding narrow roads of Meteora to places away from the beaten tourist paths. Sunset tour begins with a visit to one of the 6 active monasteries of Meteora,Agios Stefanos orRoussanou. Then we will guide you to the oldest standing monument of our place, the Byzantine church of Virgin Mary located in the old town of Kalambaka. A church made in the early Christian period with ancient marbles embedded on its walls, telling the town’s long history of 27 centuries. Visit the thousand years old hermitages of Bandovas, learn the stories and the legends and enjoy great views from the most panoramic spots. And as the sun slowly begins to descent, getting ready to touch on the mountain ridges we’ll bring you high up on the rocks of Meteora, on a magical spot to enjoy the most captivating sunset views. Up there, sitting on the edges of cliffs you will feel the evening breeze blowing through these giant cliffs. Allow your senses to explore moment by moment the dimming of the light as the sun disk sinks behind the mountains. This will be a perfect way to end a beautiful day at Meteora with an awe-inspiring tour to be remembered forever! Overnight in Meteora
Oct 13 Breakfast at our lovely hotel Transfer from Meteora to Athens Airport 9am
Oct 13 Flight to Santorini 255pm - 355pm Upon arrival we will be picked up by our wonderful driver guide and explore Pyrgos and with stop for wine, feta with oil Visit the picturesque medieval village of Pyrgos and get impressed by the Cycladic architecture and the everyday way of living and continue on to our Hotel in Oia Welcome Dinner in Oia
Oct 13 - 17 Residence Suites Oia – Cave Sea View
Oct 14 Santorini Guided Tour 10am – 3pm Santorini tour Discover and taste the most distinctive products of Santorini, Get to know with a local farmer who will welcome you in his field and will share with you the secrets of the volcanic soil. Oenophiles are in for a treat as we take the scenic drive through hilly Santorini, learning about the particulars of vine cultivation on the windy, dry island. Visit a local winery to experience Santorini’s winemaking process firsthand, and later, sit down to a wine presentation and sample an array of specially selected local vintages.
Oct 15 Santorini Akrotiri today we visit an amazing archaeological discovery in Santorini - The Pompeii of Greece, only way older. 1700 BC!! So exciting to see these ruins 3 story buildings, plumbing system, toilets and art in form of frescoes and amazing clay vessels painted as they were 3700 years ago!
Wed Oct 16 Free day in Santorini Morning Meditation, Painting or Photography Afternoon explore on your own Farewell Dinner in Oia 8pm
Thu Oct 17 Santorini to Athens OA # 7351 625am - 710am Thu Oct 17 Athens to Amsterdam 830am - 1110am Thu Oct 17 Amsterdam to Minneapolis 12:50pm - 3:04pm Flights are subject to change -
Cost: $2550 per person Plus airfare* currently at about $717.00 per person based on double occupancy share.
Deposit of $700 will hold your spot on this amazing adventure. Deposit is non-refundable and final payment due 90 days prior to departure.
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended.