Greek island tours: Our top picks

Jun 2, 2023

Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, attracting scores of visitors every year. Whether it’s the beaches, mountains or islands, you’ll find what you are looking for. And if you want to give your holidays an extra pop, it’s always worth considering that local expertise and knowledge can go a long way.

As such, Keytours is in a prime position to offer its clients an incredible wealth of options when it comes to tours and sightseeing experiences. Read on and we will let you in on some of the best Greek island tours that Keytours has to offer.

Greek island tours: Our top picks

Mykonos Island Escape: 2-Day Tour from Athens

Indulge in the captivating allure of Mykonos with the Mykonos Island Escape: 2-Day Tour from Athens. This carefully crafted itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and vibrant atmosphere of one of the most renowned Cycladic Islands. Your journey begins with round-trip ferry tickets, providing you with numbered seats for a comfortable and enjoyable voyage. Upon arrival in Mykonos, you will be greeted with round-trip port transfers, ensuring a seamless transition to your chosen hotel. Keytours offers a range of accommodation options, located either in the bustling heart of Mykonos town or in various stunning locations across the island. Each hotel provides a comfortable retreat, and breakfast is included to start your day on a delicious note.

During your stay in Mykonos, you have the freedom and flexibility to explore the island at your own pace. Whether you choose to relax on the pristine sandy beaches, venture through the charming streets adorned with rustic windmills and whitewashed houses, or dive into the electrifying nightlife scene, Mykonos offers an array of experiences to suit every traveller’s desires.

On the second day, you can continue your island exploration or opt for an exciting excursion to nearby Delos Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site steeped in ancient history. As the day draws to a close, you will be transferred to the port for your return journey to Piraeus. This 2-day Mykonos Island Escape provides an exceptional opportunity to experience the magic of Greece’s probably most known island worldwide. With unescorted freedom and flexibility, you can create your adventure, discovering the island’s stunning beaches, cultural treasures, and vibrant ambience.

VIP: Athens One-Day Cruise to Three Islands

Hop aboard an extraordinary VIP journey with the Athens One-Day Cruise to Three Islands. This exclusive programme promises a day filled with luxury, comfort, and unforgettable experiences as you visit the stunning islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. As a VIP guest, you will enjoy a range of exclusive services and amenities. Indulge in a Business class buffet brimming with delectable delicacies, or savour the First class finger food, prepared to perfection. Quench your thirst with unlimited water, filtered coffee, and soft drinks, ensuring your refreshment throughout the journey. The specially designed VIP area provides a five-star experience, complete with fast-lane embarkation and disembarkation for a seamless process. The adventure begins with a visit to the cosmopolitan island of Hydra, renowned for its picturesque capital adorned with red-tiled houses and charming stone-paved alleys. Spend 1 hour and 30 minutes exploring the island’s treasures and be captivated by the traditional mode of transportation, the donkeys, adding a touch of whimsy to the experience. Next, the cruise takes you to the peaceful and romantic island of Poros, where you will have 1 hour to wander the town and discover its highlights, including the city hall and the archaeological museum. Don’t miss the chance to climb to the highest point of the island and marvel at the famous clock tower, a symbol of Poros’ history and charm.

The final stop on this VIP journey is the famous island of Aegina, known for its vibrant production of colourful pistachios, the magnificent Temple of Afaia, and the revered monastery of Saint Nektarios. Spend approximately 2 hours at the port of Aegina, allowing ample time to savour a cup of coffee and indulge in the renowned pistachio sweets or uncover the island’s hidden treasures.

After the island explorations, you will sail back to the port and be seamlessly transferred back to Athens, ensuring a hassle-free journey from start to finish. This VIP Athens One-Day Cruise to Three Islands offers an unparalleled experience, combining luxurious amenities, expert escorts, professional guides, and the chance to discover the unique charm of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina in one go.

Santorini Island Escape: 2-Day Tour from Athens

Set sail on a captivating journey to the enchanting island of Santorini with the Santorini Island Escape: 2-Day Tour from Athens. This itinerary allows you to explore the wonders of this former volcanic island at your own pace while enjoying the convenience of round-trip ferry tickets, comfortable hotel accommodation with breakfast, and round-trip port transfers. The adventure will commence with a hotel pick-up in the early morning, followed by a scenic drive to Piraeus port, where you will board the ferry for your voyage to Santorini. The ferry ride, approximately 8 hours long, or the option to upgrade to a speedboat for a quicker 5-hour ride, offers a chance to witness the beauty of the Aegean Sea and glimpse some of the most stunning islands along the way. Upon arrival at the port of Santorini, you will be warmly greeted by an expert driver. They will ensure a smooth transfer to your chosen hotel, located either in the picturesque Kamari village or at the beautiful Perissa beach. Each hotel provides a comfortable and relaxing environment, and breakfast is included to start your day on a delightful note.

The first day grants you ample free time to immerse yourself in the magic of Santorini. Explore the charming village of Oia, renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, or simply bask in the island’s romantic ambience. Santorini offers a myriad of delights, from awe-inspiring views of the caldera to invigorating swims in the blue waters of the famous Red, White, and Black beaches.

On the second day, after enjoying a delicious breakfast, check out of your hotel and savour the freedom to spend the day at your leisure. Relax on the island’s amazing beaches, venture into the bustling main town of Fira for shopping and strolling through its charming streets, or treat yourself to a delightful meal at one of the restaurants with panoramic views of the volcanic site. For history enthusiasts, a visit to the “Akrotiri” site, where ancient remains from the volcano’s eruption are preserved, offers a captivating journey back in time. As the day draws to a close, you will be transferred to the port for your return journey to Athens. Your driver will be waiting for you at the port of Piraeus to ensure a safe and comfortable transfer to your Athens central hotel. This 2-day Santorini Island Escape from Athens allows you to experience the breathtaking beauty and romance of Santorini at your own pace. With the freedom to explore the island’s wonders, from its iconic sunsets to its unique beaches, this tour promises an unforgettable journey filled with cherished memories. Book your Santorini getaway and be prepared to be swept away by the island’s enchantment.

Four-Day Island Tour: Mykonos & Santorini Experience from Athens

Launch this mesmerizing trip to the idyllic islands of Mykonos and Santorini with a Four Day Island Tour: Mykonos & Santorini from Athens. This adventure includes round-trip transportation, ferry tickets with numbered seats, accommodation with breakfast, and a plethora of other amenities.

Day 1 begins with a convenient pick-up from your Athens hotel, followed by a transfer to Piraeus Port. Board the ferry for a delightful 4-hour cruise, where you can admire the scenic islands of Syros and Tinos along the way. Upon reaching Mykonos Port, you’ll be transferred to your hotel to get settled in. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the captivating island of Mykonos at your own pace. Immerse yourself in its charming streets, marvel at the iconic windmills, and soak up the sun on its stunning beaches. As evening falls, discover the island’s vibrant nightlife and indulge in its notoriously lively atmosphere.

On Day 2, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be transferred to Mykonos Port to board the ferry to Santorini. Revel in the scenic beauty of the Aegean Sea during the approximately 2-hour journey. Upon arrival at Santorini Port, you’ll be escorted to your hotel to get settled in. The remainder of the day is yours to relish the enchanting island of Santorini, known for its romantic ambience and breathtaking sunsets. Explore its picturesque towns, visit the famous volcanic sites, or simply unwind on its pristine beaches.

Day 3 grants you the freedom to immerse yourself in the wonders of Santorini. Take advantage of optional city tours or boat trips to the volcano (additional charges may apply), or simply embrace the tranquillity of the island at your leisure. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring Santorini sunset, known for its unparalleled beauty. As Day 4 arrives, enjoy some free time in the morning to further explore Santorini. Visit the captivating town of Fira, boasting an array of shops and popular restaurants with breathtaking views of the volcano. In the afternoon, you’ll be transferred from your hotel to the port, where you’ll embark on a scenic return trip to Athens, cherishing the memories of your unforgettable island experience. This Four-Day Island Tour of Mykonos & Santorini from Athens allows you to embark on a magical journey through two of Greece’s most captivating islands. With comfortable accommodations, seamless transportation, and the freedom to explore at your own pace, this tour experience promises an enchanting and unforgettable adventure. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Mykonos and Santorini, savour the island life, and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Poros – Hydra – Aegina One Day Cruise from Athens with Free Hydra audio tour

Plunge into the Saronic Gulf adventure on a sweet day cruise from Athens and explore the enchanting Greek islands closest to the capital with the Poros – Hydra – Aegina One Day Cruise. With all your transportation, transfers, and buffet lunch organized, this leisurely cruise promises a day of relaxation and exploration.  The one-day tour begins as you are conveniently picked up from your Athens hotel and transported to the port. Set sail from either Marina Kallitheas or Marina Flisvos at 08:00 and prepare for a memorable day. Onboard, you’ll be greeted by multilingual expert escorts who will ensure your comfort and provide insightful commentary throughout the cruise. As you cruise towards Poros, indulge in a delicious buffet lunch and immerse yourself in the lively Greek culture with a traditional dance show and music. Arriving at Poros, you’ll have free time to explore the island’s colourful capital, stroll through its narrow lanes, and shop for unique souvenirs. Enjoy approximately two hours on the island before returning to the ship. Next, as you approach Hydra, marvel at its picturesque harbor. With around 1.5 hours of leisure time, you can wander through the charming streets, relax in a cafe, or purchase souvenirs from the quaint shops. As a bonus, you can enhance your experience by taking advantage of the free Hydra audio tour, allowing you to explore the island at your own pace. Admire the stunning architecture and dramatic landscapes, which bear witness to its rich history. Upon reaching Aegina, you have the option to join a guided excursion to the ancient Temple of Aphaia or explore the main town at your own expense. Aegina, known for its proximity to Athens, offers a captivating blend of history and natural beauty and of course the renowned pistachio nuts. As the cruise nears its end, relax on deck and enjoy a Greek folklore show featuring traditional music and dancing as you sail back to the port. After an hour at sea, disembark and, if selected, be dropped off in Athens, concluding your unforgettable island adventure. For those seeking an elevated experience, the VIP Cruise option offers additional amenities and comforts. Enjoy a transfer from your hotel to the port, private check-in with fast-track entry, and exclusive access to the VIP lounge. Indulge in a welcome drink, savour a buffet lunch in the VIP dining room, and enjoy unlimited water, filtered coffee, and soft drinks. The VIP area features Wi-Fi, a tax-free luxury goods store, a sun deck, and spacious open spaces with comfortable seating and a bar. Additionally, you can choose between a walking tour in Hydra or a panoramic tour in Aegina, adding to the VIP experience. With this Poros – Hydra – Aegina One Day Cruise, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of these Greek islands, indulge in culinary delights, and enjoy captivating entertainment, all while creating lasting memories of your visit to the Saronic Gulf. If you want a taste of the real Greece, make sure you choose Keytours for the most ideal Greek island tours and excursions. 

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