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Athens, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi, Heraklion

$1749 – Greece both ways: Athens & Crete guided trip w/air

Escapes by Globus
Liz Warren
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This tour of Greece includes time in Crete, often cited as one of the best islands in the world.

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Update, January 23, 5:38 p.m. ET: Due to popularity, the Nov. 6 and 25 dates have sold out online. Please scroll down for other dates or call for full availability.

Featuring stays in five cities and a crash course in tzatziki, this itinerary provides an authentic taste of Greece. You'll also visit Crete, the southernmost of the Greek islands, where you'll be able to enjoy mild late fall temperatures without the crowds.

Highlights of this 8-night escorted tour:

  • Visit the Acropolis and see the Panathenaic Stadium before roaming Athens' storied streets at your own pace
  • Tour the museum and the excavations in Mycenae before seeing the open-air theater in Epidaurus
  • After a drive through the mountains, visit the archeological museum in Olympia, then learn to make the traditional Greek appetizer tzatziki
  • Follow your guide on a walking tour of the Venetian Walls, St. Minas Cathedral and the Church of St. Titus

Includes: Roundtrip airfare from the U.S. to Athens and Athens to Crete; 8 nights' accommodations in 4- and 5-star hotels; guided sightseeing per itinerary; daily breakfast; three 3-course dinners; and private motor coach transportation and transfers between the airport and your hotels.

Depart on Nov. 26; Dec. 3 or Dec. 10, 2023, for the following per-person pricing:

  • $1749 ... Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix
  • $1849 ... Boston; Charlotte; Cincinnati; Dallas; Detroit; Indianapolis; Jacksonville; Louisville; Orlando; Tampa; Washington, D.C. 
  • $1949 ... Cleveland, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle
  • $2049 ... Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Raleigh, San Francisco, St. Louis

Additional departure dates: For $200 more, depart on Nov. 5, 12 and 19, 2023.

Options: Swap out Crete for Greece's other dreamy islands, Santorini or Rhodes, from $1899.

Book by Jan. 28.

* Restrictions may apply. Pricing is per person, based on 2 travelers sharing a room. Solo traveler pricing is available upon request. Air and hotel taxes are included.

Book the November 26, or December 3, 10, 2023, departure of the Globus Greek Escape plus 3 nights in Crete (KGO) to receive an air-inclusive package price of $1,749/person. Book the October 29, or November 5, 12, 19, 2023, departure of the Globus Greek Escape plus 3 nights in Crete (KGO) to receive an air-inclusive package price of $1,949/person. Package price includes roundtrip transatlantic air from CHI (MDW, ORD), IAH, LAX, NYC (EWR, JFK, LGA), PHX. Gateway cities available for an additional $100/person charge are BOS, CLT, CVG, DFW, DTW, IND, JAX, MCO, SDF, TPA, WAS (BWI, DCA, IAD). Gateway cities available for an additional $200/person charge are BNA, CLE, LAS, MIA, MSP, MSY, PIT, SAN, SEA, SLC. Gateway cities available for an additional $300/person charge are ATL, AUS, DEN, MCI, OKC, PHL, RDU, SFO, STL. Not combinable with any other promotion. Not eligible for group allowance. Must be booked and under land-and-air deposit between January 17 and 28, 2023.

Fixed price based on double occupancy for core vacation and does not extend to additional nights, extensions, non-brochure date airport transfers, single supplement fees or optional gratuities. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Ten or more passengers traveling on the same flight itinerary is not allowed; parties of 8 or more may be restricted. Group air does not qualify. Limited to new bookings for U.S.-originating travelers and economy-class Flex air tickets. Price is based on lowest available airfare at time of booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit for details. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. Prices are in US Dollars.

Refund Policy: At the time of reservation, a nonrefundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-trip deposit of $250 is required. If you book now but need to make certain changes to your trip for any reason, you may do so for a fee. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure. Please review Globus’ terms and conditions before you book. For further assistance, please contact Escapes by Globus at 1-800-249-0720.


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When You Can Go

November-December 2023 (from 35 cities)


Up to $850 vs. similar tours

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Mention "Greek Escape plus 2 nights in Crete" and vacation code KGO to receive this offer.

For the tour that visits Santorini, mention vacation code "KGP."

For the tour that visits Rhodes, mention vacation code "KGQ."

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