6 days / 5 nights Amoureux à Paris, France – Semi-escorted tour
Day 1: Arrival
After arriving in Paris you will be welcomed and transferred by a driver to your hotel. Once you have checked-in you are free to take your loved one around the romantic capital of the world. Overnight in Paris.
Day 2: Paris
After breakfast you have the morning to spend wandering this fantastic city. In the late afternoon enjoy a river cruise on the Seine followed by the “Illuminations tour of Paris” which is a bus tour which focuses on enlightening you with the history of the city. Overnight in Paris
Day 3: Paris and Versailles Castle
Enjoy breakfast in the hotel before you are picked up for a half-day tour of the magnificent Versailles Castle. On the tour you will see the State Apartments, including the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s bedroom, as well as the beautiful gardens and the Grand Trianon. In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Paris where we suggest you make use of your exclusive emirates holidays discount voucher at Galeries Lafayette. Overnight in Paris.
Day 4: Paris to Chantilly Forest
Today you will be transferred from Paris to the magical Chantilly Forest, where nestled inside it you will find Chateau de Montvillargenne. This Chateau hotel is the largest of its kind in France and with its luxuriant setting it is the ideal place for a romantic getaway. Overnight in Chantilly Forest.
Approximate distance: 50 km Estimated journey time: 45 mins
Day 5: Chantilly Forest
Spend another day in the fabulous hospitality of Chateau de Montvillargenne. Relax in the excellent wellness centre which has a sauna, fitness centre, indoor pool and bookable massage booths before retreating to the elegant bar. In the evening treat yourself to a romantic meal at the gourmet restaurant which has a great menu. Overnight in Chantilly Forest.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred back to Paris Airport for your return flight.
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul
Upon arrival in Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel. After you have checked in feel free to spend the rest of the day casually exploring the incredible city of Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Istanbul
Enjoy our half-day city tour that includes visits to Saint Sophia Basilica, Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. In the evening make sure to sample some Turkish cuisine at any of the street side restaurants or cafes. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Istanbul
Spend the day exploring one of the largest and oldest markets in the world. The vast Grand Bazaar is an indoor market with many entrances and exits filled with infinite shop lined alleys. You will need to refuel periodically at any of the quaint cafes interspersed throughout the Bazaar before you carry on losing your way through the myriad nooks and crannies filled with antiques, souvenirs and oddities of all sorts. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Istanbul to Bursa
Today you will be driven to Bursa where you will have a sightseeing tour that includes a visit to the Great Mosque, old silk market, Bazaar and Mount Olympus. Overnight in Bursa.
Day 5: Bursa
Spend this day seeing the rest of the sites of Bursa including the Bursa City Museum, Uluumay Museum and the Green Mosque. Overnight in Bursa.
Day 6: Bursa to Yalova
Today you will be driven to Yalova where you can visit the Yuruyen Kosk and relax at the Pythia Thermal Spa. Overnight in Yalova.
Day 7: Yalova to Istanbul
Today you will be driven from Yalova to Istanbul, once here you can revisit sites you found particularly interesting or perhaps get another to chance to buy an attractive item from the Grand Bazaar.
Day 8: Departure
Today after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
This package is the best of both escorted and on your own. This program takes you to the highlights of Greece and gives you plenty of time to explore!!
DAY 1: Athens On arrival you will be met at the airport or Piraeus and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Athens.
Day 2: Athens
Morning tour of Athens which gives you the opportunity to observe the contrasts that make Athens such an intriguing city. Visit Constitution Square, Temple of Zeus, Olympic Stadium, and Acropolis offering an eagle-eye view of the city.
Day 3: Athens-Mycenae-Olympia
Start your 4 days coach tour, which takes you to the most fascinating sights in Greece. Morning depart to Mycenae via Corinth Canal. Explore the archaeological site of Mycenae, the kingdom of King Agamemnon. Afternoon continue to Epidaurus and visit one of the best preserved and acoustically superb amphitheatre. Drive to Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Olympia-Delphi
See Olympia, home of the first Olympic Games in the 8th Century B.C. Visit the Sanctuary of Zeus, the Museum and Olympic Stadium. Drive through Patra, the capital of Peloponnese, to Rio for ferry crossing to Ontario. Pass the picturesque town of Nafpaktos before reaching Delphi. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Delphi-Kalambaka
In the morning visit the archaeological site, and the Museum of Delphi featuring the bronze statue of the Charioteer amongst many other ancient treasures. Drive through Central Greece towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala to Kalambaka. Overnight stay in Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries.
Day 6: Kalambaka-Meteora-Athens
Visit the breathtaking Monasteries of Meteora amazingly perched on monolithic rocks. Opportunity to see exquisite treasures of Byzantine Art inside two visited Monasteries. Afternoon return to Athens for overnight.
Day 7: Athens-Santorini
Morning transfer to Piraeus pier for highspeed ferry to Santorini, one of the most ruggedly beautiful and dramatic places on earth. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remaining of the day at leisure.
Day 8: Santorini
Day at leisure in majestic and romantic Santorini. Go to the beach or wander through the cobble streets on the caldera side of the island for one of the most magnificent and awe-inspiring views on the planet.
Day 9: Santorini
Suggest an optional visit to Oia, famous for its breathtaking sunset, archeological site of Akrotiri or cruise to see the volcanic rocks and swim in Hot Springs.
Day 10: Santorini-Athens
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Athens. On arrival end of our services
DAY 1: Arrival – Athens
Arrive in Athens and enjoy a private transfer by luxury car with driver to your hotel. The lady will receive a welcome gift of fresh flowers upon arrival to Greece. Check into your centrally located hotel and relax. Enjoy a complementary bottle of champagne or Greek wine and a fruit basket in your room. Afternoon is at leisure. Explore the City of Athens, walk through the narrow streets of Plaka or take an optional tour to cape Sounion. In the evening you are free to explore on your own to find a great romantic restaurant for dinner.
DAY 2: Athens – Santorini
After a leisurely breakfast enjoy a City Tour of Athens including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Parliament, University, Academy, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Acropolis and its Museum. In the afternoon enjoy a private transfer to airport for your flight to Santorini. Upon arrival your private transfer with driver will take you to your hotel. The remainder of the day free for your own activities. The remainder of the day free for your own adventures. In the evening you will be treated to a romantic candlelight dinner at a sea front Greek restaurant on the cliffs of Santorini. Ahhh, the island life.
DAY 3-4-5: Santorini
3 days at leisure. Enjoy three full days to get to know Santorini which is thought by many to be the remains of the lost continent of Atlantis. Whitewashed buildings line the narrow streets. Sip a glass of local wine in an outdoor café as you delight in views of the distant islands.
DAY 6: Mykonos
After your breakfast a private transfer with driver will take you to the airport for your flight to Mykonos upon arrival your private transfer will take you to your hotel. Afternoon and evening is yours to lounge and relax.
DAY 7-8: Mykonos
2 days at leisure. Mykonos offers beautiful beaches, chic boutiques, and quaint wind mills. You will delight the serenity of the white houses, the hundreds of tiny churches. Enjoy ouzo at a waterfront tavern. Rent a moped to see the island, sleep by the pool, the choice is yours.
DAY 9: Athens – Departure
After breakfast your private transfer will take you to Mykonos airport for your flight home through Athens.