Day trips up to 30% cheaper!

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19 January, 2024

Experience more for less money! Did you know that the island landscape of Greece is perfect for day trips?

The island landscape of Greece, with its nearby islands and the many archipelagos, offers the perfect setting for day trips in the spirit of island hopping. So what are you waiting for? Take a vacation within a vacation!

What makes island hopping in Greece so popular?

  • Short distance between the islands
  • Well-developed route network
  • High route frequency with convenient departure and arrival times
  • Use of high-speed boats (high-speed ferries)
  • Best weather conditions

How can a day tour be designed?

  1. Depart from the main resort early in the morning
  2. Arrive at the excursion destination after a maximum of 2.5 hours (usually less)
  3. You will have enough time to explore everything and enjoy your time (from 6 to 10 hours!)
  4. Return journey in the afternoon

An example: You are on holiday on the Cyclades island of Mykonos and you would like to visit the neighboring island of Santorini for a day. So, you take the fast ferry from Mykonos New Port, Tourlos, at 09:00 in the morning. During the crossing you can enjoy the wonderful sea view of the Aegean Sea while you have a light refreshment or breakfast. After 2 hours of sailing, at 11:00 a.m. you will arrive at Athinios Port in Santorini. Now you have up to 7 hours to explore the island! At 6:00 p.m. you'll get back on the ferry port for the return journey and you'll be in Mykonos again by around 8:00 p.m. at the latest.

The departure and arrival times, as well as the length of stay on the respective island, depend on the route and type of ship booked. In any case, especially in high season, you have a large selection of routes to adapt crossing times and length of stay to your needs.

For this purpose, use our booking platform to receive real-time results with all the necessary information. Or try our intuitive map view to discover all the nearby islands that are good for day trips!

On our day trips page we put together the best options for day tours for you!

Tip! Many shipping companies offer up to 30% discounts for day trips! That's at least 10% on top of the standard return discount. The discount is automatically calculated during booking. All you need to do is book a round trip on the same day.

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