ROMANTIC TRIP BASED ON BEIJING LOVE STORY SHOOTING
ATHENS & SANTORINI
ROMANTIC TRIP BASED ON BEIJING LOVE STORY SHOOTING
My Odyssey – the official travel sponsor for the Beijing Love Story movie - is extending the romances from screen to the real lives by providing this unforgettable journey for Chinese travelers. This specially designed trip is named “Beijing Love Story Journey to Greece”, and offers an unforgettable experience to those travelers that want to follow in Greece the steps of the romantic movie at the very same locations where the movie was shot. Indeed, when it comes to romantic destinations, one cannot dream of a better place than Greece, and especially Santorini. Follow of the secret love affair between Tony Leung and Carina Lau in Santorini, stay in the very same Grace Hotel and experience true romance from lovely tours on the island to the world famous sunset in Oia, from sailing in the stunning landscapes of the Caldera to enjoying the tasty Santorini wine in front of your private balcony, from a private dinner in an elegant restaurant in Athens to exclusive shopping in Fira. Make this seductive trip where every detail is taken care of from arrival to departure. It is a valuable gift to your beloved ones!
Arrival at Athens International airport and transfer to the hotel by an all comfort private car. Relax time. Afternoon walking tour of the Athens centre for sightseeing and shopping. Visit Syntagma, square, the Parliament area, the National Gardens and the elegant district of Kolonaki. Later in the evening, we suggest to enjoy dinner in an elegant Athens restaurant overlooking the Acropolis.
Welcome to Athens! Ancient, yet vibrant, luminous and spontaneous, full of legends, myths, yet a modern metropolis. Athens is seductive, a visitor's heaven surrounded by beaches and beautiful islands. Discover the heartbeat of a historical but also modern city and enjoy shopping at the elegant city centre shops.
Private sightseeing tour of Athens city center, the Acropolis and its famous museum followed by a walk through the narrow streets in the old neighborhood of Plaka at the foot of the Acropolis hill.. You can have lunch in a traditional Greek tavern and try the unique Mediterranean tastes.
For the afternoon, we highly recommend to try the Ottoman Hammam; relax in the imposing steam room and have enjoy a Middle Eastern Mediterranean style massage
For the evening we suggest to drive south to the elegant marina of Mikrolimano to taste fresh seafood at a nice waterfront restaurant.
Visit the ancient city of Athens and its unique monuments, from the world known Acropolis to the Panathinaiko marble stadium, where the first Olympic games of modern times took place in 1896.
- OPTION : Afternoon drive by private car to Cape Sounion and visit the imposing Poseidon’s temple at sunset.
Departure from Athens hotel to the airport by private car.
Flight to Santorini.
Upon arrival in Santorini transfer to Grace 5* hotel in Imerovigli. Settle in and relax by the pool; In the afternoon we suggest a walk in slow pace to Fira where you may have a perfectly romantic dinner at sunset in one of our recommended exclusive Fira restaurants
Welcome to the most spectacular caldera of the world! Take a walk around Fira village and enjoy magnificent views, unforgettable sunsets and fine dining. Explore the settings of Beijing Love Story shooting while staying in the hotel of the stars!
Santorini exploration: Morning visit to Akrotiri Archaeological site, by private car and with a professional licensed guide.
For lunch we propose a traditional Greek tavern at Akrotiri coast, where you can try fresh fish cooked in the traditional Santorini way
In the afternoon visit at Fira, see the capital town and maybe do some shopping.
Later you can indulge yourself with a special Spa treatment for two at your hotel in total privacy! Or you can relax at your hotel’s pool enjoying a bottle of great Santorini wine, before dinner.
Start your day with a late breakfast served in your suite and then refresh yourself in your private pool or at the hotel’s infinity pool; we propose a relaxed morning so you may follow one of our suggestions. In the afternoon, drive to Oia by private car. Take a walking tour of Oia in a slow pace; watch the world known sunset and magnificent views. You may have dinner in one of the elegant restaurants of Oia with great sunset views.
Enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the island and walk around Oia village, the colorful houses and the art galleries and watch magnificent views, the most famous sunset in the Mediterranean and exclusive food.
- SUGGESTION : Enjoy a 3 - hours shooting session with professional photographer at the best spots of the island.
- SUGGESTION : Visit a couple of nice wineries to taste the world famous local wines.
You can spend your morning relaxing at your hotel’s pool or enjoy a special shopping tour of the Fira food market accompanied of our dedicated mandarin-speaking concierge. After a light lunch you will be transferred by private car to Santorini marina, where you will get on board of an elegant yacht. Enjoy a half day private boat trip in the Caldera, swimming at secluded beaches, snorkeling, sailing around the volcano and indulging yourself with a romantic dinner at sunset.
Don’ t miss the unique experience of sailing in the caldera, swimming by the volcano and dining aboard during the sunset. Enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the island, sail around the two volcanoes, swim at the natural hot springs and experience snorkeling at the volcanic depths gathering seashells and superb photos!
- OPTION : Morning visit of the old medieval village of Pyrgos, walking tour through its narrow streets and why not try a cup of traditional Greek coffee at a recommended coffee shop with superb island views.
Morning departure to Santorini Airport by private car –Flight to Athens - Connecting flight to China
2 persons/4,617 € per person
4 persons/3,621 € per person
6 persons/3,289 € per person
THE OFFER INCLUDES
- Two nights accommodation in Athens at 5
- Grande Bretagne Hotel in deluxe double room
- Four nights accommodation in Santorini at 5* Grace Santorini Hotel in junior suite with plunge pool
- All transfers/tours by private luxury 9 seater Mercedes minivan including all expenses in all destinations. Mandarin speaking guide will be the driver.
- Full time concierge service by a mandarin speaking companion including all expenses & tips
- Visit of Acropolis site and museum including English speaking guide and entrance fees
- Visit of Akrotiri site including English speaking guide and entrance fees
- Half day semi-private cruise to Caldera and Volcano area on a 41 foot sailing catamaran including dinner and refreshments
THE OFFER DOES NOT INCLUDE
- International and domestic flights
- Drinks, meals and beverages (except the one mentioned above)
- Optional and suggested activities
- Any other services not mentioned above
- Rates are per person
- All services are subject to availability
DOMESTIC AIR TICKETS
- Reference rate for tickets from Athens to Santorini and from Santorini to Athens is from 340 to 540 euro per person round trip including all taxes with mandarin speaking guide’ ticket
- Α 50% deposit per person of the total cost of the customized journey is required at the time of booking, which counts towards the cost of your trip.
- Balance is due 30 days prior to departure. If balance is not paid up to that date, the trip will be cancelled.
- If the reservation is made within 30 days before departure, the entire amount of the cost of the trip must be paid at the time of confirmation. Failure to provide full payment according to above outlined schedules will result in cancellation of the Trip, and no refund of payments made to date will be granted.
- Payments can be accepted:
Α. By bank transfer to My Odyssey’s international bank accounts
B. By any major international credit card. In this case there will be a surcharge of 1,8% for VISA credit cards, 1,9% for MASTERCARD, 2,7% for UNIONPAY and 3% for AMERICAN EXPRESS credit cards.
- 45 days or more before departure will be subject to 50% of the deposit/per person cancellation fee.
- 44-30 days before departure will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the Customized Trip price.
- 29-0 days before departure will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the Customized Trip price.
- An additional 400 Euro non-refundable fee applies for implementing major itinerary changes requested by My Odyssey guests after the contract has been signed by the guest and customized trip itinerary has been finalized and confirmed by both My Odyssey and its guests.