Greek Island Hopping #2

North Eastern Aegean islands -  off the beaten tourist truck    Chios - Samos - Fourni - Ikaria

Greek Islands Hopping - GrIH-01: 3 Islands, 15 Days / 14 Nights

 

Day 1 – Arrive to Athens and continue by air to Chios island. Transfer to your B’ class studio or hotel for a 4 nights stay at Ag Fotini or Chora. (Chios claims to be the birthplace of Homer. A happy blend of traditional and modern, sandy and bobble beaches, with its mediaeval castle and well preserved mediaeval villages. Chios is an island off the beaten tourist track worth to visit).

Day 5– Transportation by ferry to Samos(4 hrs) for a stay of 3 nights in a hotel or studio in Pythagorion (Samos, 3 Km from the Turkish mainland, carpeted with thick pine forest and wild flowers, with its beautiful beaches, ancient sites and picturesque seaside villages is the most popular island of north east Aegean).

Day 8 – With a kaiki (1,5 hrs) you arrive to Fourni for a stay of 2 nights in a A' class studio. (Fourni is a small island near to Samos where you can have 2 relax days and enjoy the sea, sun and cheap sea food in a traditional off the beaten tourist track Greek island).

Day 10– Once more with a Kaiki (a traditional Greek boat) and after 1.5 hrs you arrive at Ikaria for a stay of 3 nights in a 3* hotel at Messakti. (Ikaria's magnificent scenery, wonderful sandy beaches and unspoiled villages is the scenic attributes of this off the beaten tourist track island).

Day 13 - By ferry to Piraeus (9hrs) and transfer to your 3* or 2* plus hotel in the Athens city center for a 2 nights stay.

Day 14– Leisure day in Athens for a visit, by your own, to Acropolis, Athens Archeological Museum and Plaka (old town) or take a half day sightseeing tour.

Day 15 – Some shopping in Athens and departure.