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Paros & Naxos: Jewels of the Cyclades

Private Travel | General interest 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £1,290 Current prices from: £1,290
The Cyclades islands have attracted visitors for centuries due to their picturesque ports, coastal scenery and mountain vistas. This private tour visits Athens and the idyllic islands of Paros and Naxos, staying for two nights on each. Transfers and ferry tickets are included

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay in authentic, locally-owned hotels on the islands
  • Free time to enjoy Naxos & Paros at leisure
  • Optional upgrade to Acropolis view room in Athens

Athens

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1050 1151 1254 1661 2169 2577 2882 2882 2476 1967 1560 1254
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 40 40 20 20 10 10 10 10 50 60 60
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Chalkis

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 2068 2577 3086 3290 3188 2882 2272 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 643 846 1254 1763 1966 1966 1661 1254 948 643
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 733 612 552 301 231 151 80 131 231 602 612 863
Rainy Days 11 10 8 8 7 5 5 4 4 7 9 11
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1559 1864 2170 2373 2475 2373 2170 1864 1661

Heraklion (Crete)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1456 1762 2068 2475 2679 2678 2374 2068 1762 1457
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 90 70 50 30 20 0 0 0 20 60 70 90
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Kalamos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1355 1763 2272 2679 2984 2984 2679 2068 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 439 745 1152 1457 1661 1661 1457 1050 745 439
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 11 13 12 9 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1365 1235 914 693 482 251 171 201 452 1185 1656 1787
Rainy Days 13 12 11 11 8 4 3 3 4 9 13 14
Humidity N N N N N M H H L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2475 2679 2475 2272 1966 1763

Kos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1661 2068 2475 2984 3290 3290 2882 2475 1966 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 745 745 948 1254 1559 1966 2272 2170 1966 1559 1254 948
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1697 1155 763 351 211 80 20 50 171 592 914 1646
Rainy Days 14 12 9 7 4 3 6 6 5 5 8 14
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2373 2577 2475 2373 2068 1966

Megalochori

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1661 1966 2272 2679 2882 2781 2577 2272 1966 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1050 1254 1559 1966 2272 2272 2068 1661 1355 1152
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 8 10 13 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1144 813 663 281 141 40 10 10 131 612 693 1024
Rainy Days 11 10 8 5 3 1 1 1 1 4 8 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2170 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763

Oia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1661 1966 2272 2679 2882 2781 2577 2272 1966 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1050 1254 1559 1966 2272 2272 2068 1661 1355 1152
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 8 10 13 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1144 813 663 281 141 40 10 10 131 612 693 1024
Rainy Days 11 10 8 5 3 1 1 1 1 4 8 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2170 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763

Paros

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1559 1864 2272 2679 2781 2781 2577 2170 1864 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1050 1254 1559 1966 2272 2170 1966 1661 1355 1050
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 944 663 582 251 141 40 20 20 110 502 632 924
Rainy Days 10 9 8 5 3 1 1 1 1 4 8 11
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2373 2475 2373 2170 1864 1763

Platis Gialos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1559 1864 2272 2679 2781 2781 2577 2170 1864 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1254 1559 1966 2170 2170 1966 1661 1254 1050
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 7 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 994 703 592 261 151 40 20 20 120 452 632 994
Rainy Days 11 10 8 6 3 1 2 2 2 4 8 11
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2170 2373 2373 2373 2170 1864 1661

Rethymno

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1559 1661 2068 2475 2882 3086 2984 2781 2373 1864 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1152 1559 1966 2170 2170 1966 1559 1050 1050
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 8 10 12 12 12 10 6 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1426 1124 813 321 141 40 10 10 191 843 1034 1004
Rainy Days 12 11 8 5 3 1 0 0 1 5 8 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1966 2272 2577 2679 2577 2373 1966 1864

Samos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 1966 2475 2984 3188 3188 2882 2272 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 745 1050 1355 1763 2068 2068 1763 1355 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1596 1084 883 422 281 60 30 30 181 422 1034 1677
Rainy Days 12 10 9 7 5 3 5 4 4 5 8 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1661 1966 2272 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Athens

Fly to Athens with Aegean Air. Transfer to the Electra Hotel (or similar) for 2 nights. Free time to enjoy the Greek capital or have a cocktail on the roof overlooking the Acropolis. (N)

Day 2: Athens

A full day at leisure to explore Athens. A visit to the Acropolis is a must for any first-time visitor, as is the Acropolis Museum. In the evening, enjoy dinner in the pretty Plaka neighbourhood. (B)

Day 3: Athens • Paros

Moring transfer to the port and a 3-hour fast ferry transfer to Paros. Stay at the Narges Hotel (or similar) for 2 nights. (B)

Day 4: Paros

Paros is a mix of traditional Cycladic architecture, lively nightlife, long beaches, and enchanting rural villages. With relatively fewer visitors, the island is ideal for both exploring and for somewhere beautiful to simply relax. (B)

Day 5: Paros • Naxos

Transfer to Naxos, a journey of just 30 minutes. Continue to the Cycladic Islands Hotel & Spa (or similar), for 2 nights. (B)

Day 6: Naxos

Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades islands. Its main town of Hora has a pretty waterfront and a web of steep cobbled alleys below its hilltop castle and fortified Venetian mansions – testament to three centuries of Venetian rule. Today is at leisure to explore the town or head to one of the many isolated beaches or mountain villages inland. (B)

Day 7: Naxos • Athens

Transfer to the harbour and take the ferry to Athens, a beautiful 5-hour journey across the Aegean. Continue to the Electra Hotel (or similar) for 1 night. Free evening in Athens. (B)

Day 8: Fly home

Transfer to Athens airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Narges Hotel
    Narges Hotel

    Narges Hotel is a comfortable property, conveniently situated a short distance from the seafront and Aliki beach. This luxurious property is housed in a selection of white painted buildings in the traditional Greek style. Facilities on-site include a swimming pool, restaurant and terrace. All rooms have been individually decorated to a contemporary standard and feature air conditioning.Features: 60 rooms and suites, bar/lounge, swimming pool, restaurant, terrace<br>Room amenities: Wi-Fi, television, air conditioning, hairdryer

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  • Electra Hotel
    Electra Hotel

    The 4-star Electra Hotel is located in the heart of Athens at the start of the main shopping boulevard, the Ermou, and just off Syntagma Square. It is also within walking distance of the Acropolis and other historical sites. The hotel features 109 elegantly furnished rooms and three junior suites. All rooms have a marble bathroom, air conditioning, flatscreen television, wireless internet access, safe and minibar. The restaurant serves an American buffet breakfast and offers a Mediterranean a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The lobby cafe serves a selection of drinks, coffees and light snacks. Features: 112 rooms & suites, restaurant, dry cleaning, snack bar, bar/lounge Room amenities: complimentary wi-fi, television, telephone, bathrobes, minibar

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  • Cycladic Islands Hotel & Spa
    Cycladic Islands Hotel & Spa

    Cycladic Islands Hotel &amp; Spa is a conformable property furnished to a contemporary standard with easy beach access and picturesque views out across the Aegean. The hotel has been designed to reflect a traditional Greek style, with a number of facilities on-site for the convenience of guests including a swimming pool and bar/lounge. A hotel restaurant is also available with further tavernas and restaurants in nearby Agia Anna.Features: 11 rooms, swimming pool, restaurant, bar/lounge<br>Room amenities: Wi-Fi, air conditioning, hairdryer

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Dates & prices

SSN2020

Guideline Prices

Low season from £1,290 per person

High season from £1,640 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4-star accommodation
    • International flights
    • All transfers, including ferries
    • 7 breakfasts
    • The support (if required) of an English-speaking local representativ
    • Local guides & entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/greece/athens
  • Athens

    While the Parthenon represents the 'golden age' of Athens urban planning, the...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/greece/paros
  • Paros

    The third largest island in the Cyclades (after Naxos and Andros) is 195 km2 i...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/greece/naxos
  • Naxos

    The largest island in the Cyclades archipelago, Naxos offers excellent walking...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/greece/athens
  • Athens

    While the Parthenon represents the 'golden age' of Athens urban planning, the...

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