- From: 01/03/2021
- For: 20 days
- Landing in: Israel
- Returning from: Croatia
Tel Aviv, Israel
3 nightsSun. Jan 03-Wed. Jan 06
2 nightsWed. Jan 06-Fri. Jan 08
Fira (Santorini), Greece
2 nightsFri. Jan 08-Sun. Jan 10
2 nightsSun. Jan 10-Tue. Jan 12
3 nightsTue. Jan 12-Fri. Jan 15
2 nightsFri. Jan 15-Sun. Jan 17
2 nightsSun. Jan 17-Tue. Jan 19
3 nightsTue. Jan 19-Fri. Jan 22
3 nightsSun. Jan 03 - Wed. Jan 06
Israel's second largest city boasts world-class museums, incredible cuisine, stunning beaches, and the country's best nightlife.
City Center, Tel Aviv
Get to know this unique city and its friendly residents by exploring the streets of Tel Aviv, stopping for a drink in a cafe.
Jaffa, Tel Aviv
Travel back in time, sampling local cuisine, admiring ancient buildings, and falling in love with the scent of spice and sea.
Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv
Stroll along this picturesque tree-lined boulevard, home to excellent restaurants, bars, cafes, and elegant Bauhaus architecture.
Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
An archaeological museum made up of several pavilions dedicated to various types of artifacts ranging from coins to glassware and more.
A vibrant city rooted in the three major religions, Jerusalem offers a unique experience of history, religion, culture, and modernity.
Built by Herod in 37 BC, this hilltop fortress was the site of the Jewish peoples' final stand against the Romans in 70 CE.
2 nightsWed. Jan 06 - Fri. Jan 08
Located on its namesake island, Naxos' history is vast, with 7C BC remains, Venetian landmarks, and a port that dates to antiquity.
Historic Center, Naxos
Explore the narrow alleys and surprise curiosities with a sense of adventure. Coffee or ouzo is always waiting at a nearby cafe.
Archaeological Museum, Naxos
An interesting archaeological museum, with artifacts from the Early Cycladic period from Naxos and the surrounding areas.
Island Tour, Naxos
A day trip to the north part of the island is a must-do. The land and seascapes are mesmerizing, as are the villages and ruins.
Fall in love with the long, white, sandy dunes of the beaches of Naxos, relax in the sun or swim in the beautiful sea.
2 nightsFri. Jan 08 - Sun. Jan 10
Situated majestically above the Mediterranean, the town of Thira is known for its beautiful white buildings and stunning sea views.
Akrotiri, Fira (Santorini)
Remnants of a Minoan settlement from the Bronze Age, buried after a volcanic eruption and thus preserving a wealth of frescoes.
Historic Center, Fira, Fira (Santorini)
Walk throughout this beautiful town, climbing paths to reach fantastic views and heading downhill to enjoy the hospitable cafes.
Prehistoric Museum, Fira, Fira (Santorini)
Murals, pottery, and other artifacts as old as 4,000 years reside at this museum from sites at Akrotiri, Potamos, and elsewhere.
Milos Ancient Theater
Walk among the ruins of this theater and picture yourself on Ancient Milos, surrounded by beautiful views of mountains and sea.
2 nightsSun. Jan 10 - Tue. Jan 12
A most idyllic town overlooking the sea, Patmos and its namesake island are rife with ancient history and natural beauty.
Historic Center, Patmos
Make your way through a labyrinth of alluring homes, shops, and cafes, winding your way to courtyards, museums, and stellar views.
St. John's Monastery, Patmos
Dating to the 11C, this massive monastery draws you to visit its interior labyrinth of rooms, frescoes, and museum.
After checking out these three working windmills, reward yourself with sunset panoramic views that stretch for many miles.
Stroll along the clean and pebbled beaches of Patmos, where you can rent lounge chairs and beach umbrellas.
3 nightsTue. Jan 12 - Fri. Jan 15
Considered the birthplace of Western Civilization, Athens' 3,500 year history is alive today in politics, culture, and philosophy.
Explore this awe inspiring citadel, home to numerous historic buildings, including the Parthenon. Its myths are equally phenomenal.
Historic Center, Athens
Explore the ancient lanes north of the Acropolis. It wasn't until the 19C that Athens really expanded beyond his historic center.
Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Built in the 5C BC, this pure Ionic temple was restored in 1834 with many of its original stones and carvings.
Transport yourself to Ancient Greece when visiting this 5C BC temple, which held some of Greece's holiest relics.
Temple of Poseidon
Situated high above the Aegean, this 5C BC temple is a great fortress to explore, as are the beach and cafes at the base of its headland.
Marathon Battlefield and Burial Mound
Learn about the Persian's defeat at this green mound in 490 BC by the vastly outnumbered Athenians.
2 nightsFri. Jan 15 - Sun. Jan 17
A lovely beach resort, full of opportunities for relaxing, offering good shopping, nice restaurants, and ferries to nearby cities.
Historic Center, Cavtat
Go off to explore the streets of this popular town, enjoying the lovely architecture and the relaxed atmosphere Croatia is known for.
Church of Our Lady of the Snow, Cavtat
Home to a remarkable 16C polyptych, this lovely 15C church overlooks the Adriatic Sea and features an array of religious relics.
St. Nicholas Church, Cavtat
With its unique charm, this ancient church features an array of interesting artwork, elaborate altars, and other fine ornamentation.
Climb up the stairs to the cemetery, home to many fine tombstones, a beautiful mausoleum, and an incredible view of the area.
2 nightsSun. Jan 17 - Tue. Jan 19
On an island of the same name rests this fortified town, home to fine architecture, beaches, and interesting historic remnants.
Historic Center, Korcula
Wander around this beautiful town center to see its wonderful array of historic sites, some dating as far back as the 13C.
Explore Korcula's 13C fortifications, admiring the stunning work of architecture, as well as the beautiful views of the surroundings.
Land Gate, Korcula
An ornate 13C gate serving as the entrance to the old fortified town. Be sure to visit the surrounding historic sites when nearby.
Cathedral of St. Mark, Korcula
Dating to the 15C, this unassuming church houses a notable selection of ecclesiastical artifacts and boasts a tranquil atmosphere.
3 nightsTue. Jan 19 - Fri. Jan 22
With its dramatic scenery, a wealth of historic sites, quaint streets, and marvelous beaches, this vibrant city is a superb destination.
Historic Center, Dubrovnik
Stroll through the city center, rich in history and cultural relics, and enjoy the many landmarks dotting the ancient streets.
City Walls, Dubrovnik
Trace the city's medieval fortifications in their circuit around the Old Town, enjoying incredible views and nearby landmarks.
Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik
Perched on a cliff jutting into the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful 11C stronghold serves as a theater during the annual Dubrovnik Festival.
Onofrio's Fountains, Dubrovnik
Great for people-watching, this 15C ornate fountain once supplied water to the entire city and now serves a nice piece of local history.
Famed for its delicious oysters, this village features 15C fortifications that can be explored and boasts a lively small-town ambiance.
Franciscan Monastery, Dubrovnik
Remarkable for its Renaissance and Romanesque architecture, the 14C monastery also hosts the world's oldest operating pharmacy.