Santorini Greece

Diving Deeper Into Antiquity While Touring Around Europe

… several tour operators offer “around Greece” tours that include stops at Delphi and other ancient sites. Among those is Collette’s escorted, 15-day “Exploring Greece and Its Islands,” which explores sites of classical Greece, as well as Mykonos and Santorini. Pricing begins at $3,299 per person double, occupancy.

During the Greek mainland portion of the tour itinerary, guests will visit Delphi, as well as Mycenae, Olympia, Themopylae, Nafplio and other destinations. Guests then will take a high speed ferry to Mykonos, stay both on that isle and Santorini (home to the archaeological site of Thira) for another week, prior to flying back to Athens.

While staying on Mykonos, Collette’s guests can opt for half-day visit to nearby Delos, believed by the ancient Greeks to be the birthplace of the gods Apollo and Artemis. One highlight is Delos’ House of Dionysus, dating from the 4th century B.C. One mosaic floor depicts the mural of a tiger


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