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This departure: Grade 4
On arrival into Santorini airport, we make the short transfer by road to our accommodation, the Hotel Albatros in Karteradhos, where we stay for 3 nights’ accommodation. Depending on the flight arrival time, there may be the opportunity to visit the town before dinner.
Day 2 to 3
We spend two days walking on Santorini. Our programme may include a visit to the prehistoric site of Akrotiri and along the volcano rim from Thira to the picturesque village of Oia.
Day 4 to 12
Taking the ferry today. we leave Santorini for the green island of Naxos, where we stay for for 9 nights’ accommodation at the Hotel Galini & Sophia Latina.
Our walking programme on Naxos takes us along coastal and inland tracks, visiting small beaches, monasteries, churches and quiet village squares. Many crops are grown on Naxos and one of the most delicious, yet simple, dishes is the Naxian potato salad! There will be a free day too so you can explore on your own, relax on the beach or perhaps take a day trip to another of the Cyclades' islands.
Day 13 to 14
We return to Santorini by ferry for a further 2 nights’ accommodation at the Hotel Albatros and our last day of walking on this beautiful volcanic island.
Depart the hotel by road for Santorini airport for the flight to the UK.