Greece Highlights with Crete

10 days from $7,510 per person*
  • Gaze out over the cradle of Western civilization from atop the Acropolis.
  • Explore sites of Greek legend on Delos, near Mykonos.
  • Relax at a winery and watch the sun set over Santorini from the deck of a boat.
  • Hunt for the minotaur at Crete’s stunning Palace of Knossos.
  • Stay at a handpicked selection of premium accommodations.
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A land where myth and fact converge; where the past is the present; where land meets sea meets sky; there’s no place on Earth quite like Greece. Slip back through the centuries with us on this journey that unites Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete into a seamless, enchanting whole.

With a country so rich in history and so blessed by beauty, the term highlights barely begins to describe the significance of what you’ll unlock with this discovery of Greece. Explore Athens, the cradle of Western civilization, where the ancient Acropolis (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) opens up a window to the capital’s deep-rooted history, dating as far back as 3,400 years. From there, the Greek islands will dazzle, with Mykonos and its world-famous beaches offering a gateway to the mythological realm of ancient Delos. In Santorini, find yourself near the recently-theorized site of old Atlantis, and bear witness to beauty beyond words with the island’s world class sunsets. Lastly, Crete, mythical birthplace of mighty Zeus himself, will leave you with a sense of wonder and amazement as you privately tour legendary sites of the Minoan Kingdom.

Please note: This tour is only available from April to October. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Athens
    Athens
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver/Assistant
    Electra Hotel Athens (B) (Classic)
  • Day 2 Athens
    Athens
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour with Acropolis & New Acropolis Museum (5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Electra Hotel Athens (B) (Classic)
  • Day 3 Athens to Mykonos
    Athens to Mykonos
    • Private Transfer - Port - Vehicle/Driver
    • Ferry - Athens - Mykonos [2.5 hrs] - Economy Class
    • Private Transfer - Port (Zone 4) - Vehicle/Driver (Petasos Beach Hotel)
    Petasos Beach Resort & Spa (B) (Superior Room)
  • Day 4 Mykonos
    Mykonos
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Delos Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Petasos Beach Resort & Spa (B) (Superior Room)
  • Day 5 Mykonos to Santorini
    Mykonos to Santorini
    • Private Transfer - Port (Zone 4) - Vehicle/Driver (Petasos Beach Hotel)
    • Ferry - Mykonos - Santorini [2 hrs] - Economy Class
    • Private Transfer - Oia - Port - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
  • Day 6 Santorini
    Santorini
    • Private Tour - Island Tour (with Wine Tasting & Lunch, 7 hrs) - Vehicle/Escort/Driver
  • Day 7 Santorini
    Santorini
    • Small Group Tour - Sunset Cruise (with Dinner, 7 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Cruise
  • Day 8 Santorini to Heraklion to Rethymno
    Santorini to Heraklion to Rethymno
    • Morning at Leisure
    • Private Transfer - Oia - Port - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Ferry - Santorini - Heraklion [1.5 hrs] - Economy Class
    • Private Transfer - Heraklion - Rethymno [Port 1.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 9 Rethymno
    Rethymno
    • Private Tour - Knossos, Heraklion Archeological Museum and Walking Tour (6-7 hrs) - Vehicle/Local Guide/Driver
  • Day 10 Rethymno
    Rethymno
    • Private Transfer - Rethymno - Heraklion [1.5hrs] - Vehicle/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
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Day 1: Athens

Enjoy an airport transfer with a driver and assistant. For your added comfort, your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Electra Hotel Athens (B) (Classic)

Electra Athens Hotel is an inviting and welcoming property, presenting a perfect blend of excellent Greek tradition along with modern and comfortable facilities. This property is located in the heart of Athens, on Syntagma Square, facing Greek Parliament. Situated at the start of the pedestrian street of Ermou, the hotel is within walking distance to the major historical sights, the old town of Plaka and the upscale Kolonaki shopping and dining district. The hotel boasts elegantly furnished guestrooms and suites that are extremely comfortable and come with a host of in-room amenities. Start the day by enjoying the delightful, award-winning buffet breakfast and continue with a unique gastronomical journey through the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, by choosing from a la carte menu for lunch or dinner.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Athens
Athens
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Electra Athens
Electra Athens

Day 2: Athens

Meet your private driver and English-speaking guide for a half day tour of Athens, including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Start with a visit to the city center to see the exterior architecture of the Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, and the National Library. Take a brief walk along Herod Atticus Street, where members of the Presidential Greek Guard known as the Evzones can be seen in their distinctive uniform in the vicinity of the Presidential Palace. Continue your drive to the Acropolis, passing by Hadrian’s Arch. Stop for a visit to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium across the street, where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. Next, spend some time exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, the ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop overlooking the city. Explore the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and its most famous ancient monument, the iconic Parthenon. End your tour with a visit to the adjacent New Acropolis Museum, home to the archeological artifacts uncovered at the Acropolis and its surrounding slopes. At the end of the visit, return to your hotel by private vehicle.

Accommodation: Electra Hotel Athens (B) (Classic)
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Acropolis
Acropolis

Day 3: Athens - Mykonos

Meet your driver for a private port transfer.

Board a high-speed ferry for a transfer from Athens to Mykonos. Approximate ferry duration is 2.5 hours.

Meet your private driver for a port transfer. 

Accommodation: Petasos Beach Resort & Spa (B) (Superior Room)

Petasos Beach Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable retreat on its own private peninsula overlooking the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea between Platis Yialos and Psarou Beach. With excellent service and luxurious comforts, the aesthetically perfect beach resort offers an on-site spa and health center, fitness center and 2-tier swimming pool adorned with waterfalls. Guests, in the comfort of an elegant scene, will experience personalized services in surroundings overlooking the deep blue colors of the Aegean Sea.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Petasos Beach Hotel
Petasos Beach Hotel
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Petasos Beach Hotel Lobby
Petasos Beach Hotel Lobby

Day 4: Mykonos

Meet your private driver and English-speaking guide and head towards the Old Port of Mykonos to board a public ferry to the UNESCO World Heritage Site on the islet of Delos – a must-see for fans of history, archeology, and Greek mythology. After a short sailing of 30-35 minutes, arrive at the uninhabited Aegean islet of Delos, home to one of the most important archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Reputed to be the legendary birthplace of the twin gods, Apollo and Artemis, the remains of temples and residences on Delos range in age from the Neolithic to Roman periods.

Explore the remains of the Temple of Apollo, the Sanctuary of Artemis, the Old City, the Theatre Quarter, and stroll along the Terrace of lions. Take shelter from the sun after exploring the ruins by visiting the Archeological Museum of Delos, home to an extensive collection of statues unearthed in Delos and its surroundings. The collection covers a range of periods, from Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman eras. After your visit, board the ferry back to Mykonos and return to your hotel by private vehicle.

Accommodation: Petasos Beach Resort & Spa (B) (Superior Room)
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -   Delos
Delos

Day 5: Mykonos - Santorini

Meet your private driver for a port transfer. 

Board a high-speed ferry for a transfer from Mykonos to Santorini. Approximate travel time is typically 2 hours, though can range up to 2 hours 45 minutes.

Meet your driver for a private port transfer.

Accommodation: Santorini Secret Suites & Spa

Immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the most unique islands of the world, while experiencing the luxury and tranquillity that Santorini Secret Suites & Spa has to offer. The 17 beautiful suites and villas stay true to the traditional Cycladic island architecture while invigorating your senses with splashes of bright color within the stylish deco giving them a contemporary twist. Located in Oia, where one of the most stunning sunsets in the world can be enjoyed, the suites are a perfect retreat for those who want to experience the best Santorini has to offer. Overlooking the Aegean Sea, each stay at Secret Suites & Spa will guarantee memories filled with breathtaking views of crystal blues and warm sunset colors. Santorini Secret Suites & Spa is a proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santorini
Santorini
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santorini Secret Suites
Santorini Secret Suites

Day 6: Santorini

Picturesque villages line the dramatic seaside cliffs of Santorini, surrounded by rolling vineyards edging out a unique terroir in the middle of the volcanic setting in the Aegean. Meet with your private guide and driver to explore quaint villages such as Mesa Gonia and Exo Gonia and accentuate your visits with some wine touring. Start with a visit to Mesa Gonia, a village of rolling vineyards and a major wine producing region. The village is home to the majestic 12th century Byzantine church of Panagia Episkopi, on of the oldest and most interesting on the island.

Continue to the Santo Winery in the hilltop town of Pyrgos that served as the island’s capital until the early 19th century. The charming medieval architecture of the village is complimented by the panoramic views of the island in every direction. Enjoy a guided wine tasting at the Santo Winery led by a wine expert, getting to know the distinctive volcanic terroir of the wines including the unique Assyrtiko grape uncommonly found outside of Santorini. After the wine tasting, visit Megalochori village, a traditional cobblestone-lined village with neo-classical houses, for a stroll through the village.

From here, head to Perivolos beach, for a relaxing afternoon. Enjoy your included lunch in a local restaurant, then spend the afternoon enjoying the sparkling azure waters on the southern end of the island. Make sure to bring your swimsuit with you for this afternoon’s leisure time on the beach. At the end of the afternoon, return to your hotel by private vehicle.

Accommodation: Santorini Secret Suites & Spa
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Megalochori
Megalochori

Day 7: Santorini

Santorini is a spectacular sight to behold, and a memorable experience at sunset. Experience the spectacular sunset this evening from the comfort of a small group shared cruise. Transfer by private vehicle to the Vlychada port and set sail around the island, starting with a visit to the famous Red Beach, a geologically unique area that was formed in a volcanic eruption. The beach is known as one the finest locations for swimming and snorkeling in Santorini, and the crystal-clear waters protect unique rock formations that are perfect for discovering.

From here, continue sailing to the stunning White Beach, primarily accessible by boat or on foot from the Red Beach. Volcanic black sand contrasts the towering white cliffs above, and the sand is dotted with white pebbles and pumice stones. Enjoy a half hour at leisure for swimming and snorkeling in the clear azure waters of this cove. Back on board, savor a delicious barbeque meal on the ship’s deck, accompanied by crisp Santorinian wine. Continue sailing back to Ammoudi port, stopping below the village of Oia to watch the sunset over the Caldera, basking the sea with brilliant hues of royal purple, red and orange. Transfer back to your hotel from Ammoudi port by private vehicle. This evening’s tour includes round-trip transfers, BBQ dinner, drinks, snorkeling equipment and towels.

Accommodation: Santorini Secret Suites & Spa
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santorini Sunset
Santorini Sunset

Day 8: Santorini - Heraklion - Rethymno

This morning, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Meet your driver for a private port transfer.

Board a high-speed ferry for a transfer from Santorini to Heraklion. Approximate transfer time is 1.5 hours.

Meet your driver for a private transfer from Heraklion Port to Rethymno. Approximate transfer time is 1.5 hours.

Accommodation: Rimondi Boutique Hotel

Ideally situated in the old town of Rethymno in Crete island of Greece the Rimondi Boutique Hotel in Rethymno is a haven of serenity for esteemed guests seeking ultimate relaxation in the center of Rethymno. The hotel complex combines traditional elegance with contemporary comfort. The Rimondi Boutique Hotel is made of two buildings, the Palazzao Collection and the Estate Collection. The building complex that hosts the Palazzo Collection is influenced by the Venetian occupation of Crete and influences of the Renaissance. The building complex that hosts the Estate Collection is destined for travelers wishing to be accommodated in surroundings of unique architecture and to those wishing to indulge in discreet luxury and refined elegance.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rethymno
Rethymno
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rimondi Boutique Hotel
Rimondi Boutique Hotel

Day 9: Rethymno

Leave behind Rethymno for a full day tour to neighboring Heraklion and Knossos with your private guide and driver. Drive to the valley of the river Karatos, home to the Minoan Kingdom ruins of Knossos. Visit the Palace of Knossos, including the throne of the King Minos. Explore the labyrinth of corridors and rooms of the Palace, connecting the Greek mythological tales linked to the ruins surrounding the Palace. The ruins include the homes of officials, priests, and civilians, and the remains of an old cemetery.

Next, head into the city of Heraklion 2 miles away, and stroll through the historical city center’s main sites. The highlight of the city is the recently renovated Heraklion Archeological Museum, one of Europe’s finest archaeological museums. Join your guide for a tour of the museum’s extensive collection, which focuses on exclusively archaeological finds from the island of Crete. The carefully curated collection of Minoan art and culture is the most magnificent in the world, including an exhibition of original frescoes from the Minoan Palace of Knossos. If time permits, enjoy some free time in the city before returning to your Rethymno hotel by private vehicle.

Accommodation: Rimondi Boutique Hotel
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Palace of Knossos
Palace of Knossos

Day 10: Rethymno

Meet your driver for a private transfer from Rethymno to Heraklion. Approximate transfer time is 1.5 hours.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote. Please contact your Destination Expert if you are interested in adding this service to the itinerary.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) ( )

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Electra Hotel Athens (B) (Classic): Athens

Electra Athens Hotel is an inviting and welcoming property, presenting a perfect blend of excellent Greek tradition along with modern and comfortable facilities. This property is located in the heart of Athens, on Syntagma Square, facing Greek Parliament. Situated at the start of the pedestrian street of Ermou, the hotel is within walking distance to the major historical sights, the old town of Plaka and the upscale Kolonaki shopping and dining district. The hotel boasts elegantly furnished guestrooms and suites that are extremely comfortable and come with a host of in-room amenities. Start the day by enjoying the delightful, award-winning buffet breakfast and continue with a unique gastronomical journey through the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, by choosing from a la carte menu for lunch or dinner.

Petasos Beach Resort & Spa (B) (Superior Room): Mykonos

Petasos Beach Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable retreat on its own private peninsula overlooking the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea between Platis Yialos and Psarou Beach. With excellent service and luxurious comforts, the aesthetically perfect beach resort offers an on-site spa and health center, fitness center and 2-tier swimming pool adorned with waterfalls. Guests, in the comfort of an elegant scene, will experience personalized services in surroundings overlooking the deep blue colors of the Aegean Sea.

Santorini Secret Suites & Spa : Santorini

Immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the most unique islands of the world, while experiencing the luxury and tranquillity that Santorini Secret Suites & Spa has to offer. The 17 beautiful suites and villas stay true to the traditional Cycladic island architecture while invigorating your senses with splashes of bright color within the stylish deco giving them a contemporary twist. Located in Oia, where one of the most stunning sunsets in the world can be enjoyed, the suites are a perfect retreat for those who want to experience the best Santorini has to offer. Overlooking the Aegean Sea, each stay at Secret Suites & Spa will guarantee memories filled with breathtaking views of crystal blues and warm sunset colors. Santorini Secret Suites & Spa is a proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santorini Secret Suites
Santorini Secret Suites
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Aerial View
Aerial View

Rimondi Boutique Hotel : Rethymno

Ideally situated in the old town of Rethymno in Crete island of Greece the Rimondi Boutique Hotel in Rethymno is a haven of serenity for esteemed guests seeking ultimate relaxation in the center of Rethymno. The hotel complex combines traditional elegance with contemporary comfort. The Rimondi Boutique Hotel is made of two buildings, the Palazzao Collection and the Estate Collection. The building complex that hosts the Palazzo Collection is influenced by the Venetian occupation of Crete and influences of the Renaissance. The building complex that hosts the Estate Collection is destined for travelers wishing to be accommodated in surroundings of unique architecture and to those wishing to indulge in discreet luxury and refined elegance.

Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rimondi Boutique Hotel
Rimondi Boutique Hotel
Greece Highlights with Crete Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rimondi Boutique Hotel Lobby
Rimondi Boutique Hotel Lobby

Depart (Int`l Airport) ( ): Global Location

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Mary W — May 05, 2019 — Europe

    My Kensington Tours Destination Expert, Jessica Clements, was so helpful and patient as we planned our trip. She was so helpful in recommending things based on her experience and so patient as our dates changed, and we had more ideas about what we wanted to see. Once we got to Greece, our pickups and transfers were seamless. Our tour guides, drivers and destination greeters were all so warm and welcoming. The hotels were fantastic in terms of service and location. Overall, it was a wonderful experience and I have already recommended Kensington to several friends.

  • Rita B — April 24, 2019 — Europe

    Our entire visit to Poland was outstanding, first-class. Booking the tour with Karolina Stringer made it so easy. All I did was tell her the places we needed to visit and what was the feel we wanted for the visit. Not only did we want to see the landmarks of Poland, but we also wanted time to walk the squares, sit in the cafes, take public transportation. Everyone we encountered in Poland was top-notch. Our guide for Gdansk was Ewelina Danecka. This amazing woman enchanted us with her knowledge and her joy in sharing her country with us. On our first day, I requested we reverse the first two days of our plan and she was totally flexible. I gave her the name of a very obscure town and she and the driver found it! Ewelina acted as my interpreter with the parish priests of the two towns we specifically needed to visit for our family research. She and our driver stayed with us an extra two hours after they were scheduled to be done for the evening and because of their generosity we saw Wawel Castle, which wasn't on our schedule, we loved it! Our three days with Ewelina were so intense and emotional that we felt we were leaving family when we said goodbye to her. The Hanza Hotel was wonderful, overlooking the riverfront. Warsaw was waiting for us and so was Agnieszka Tomazuk. Agnieszka was wonderful. We were specifically interested to visit the Warsaw ghetto and the war monuments commemorating the valor of the Poles during the WW2. And we were very interested to know about the Polish life under communism. I specifically requested a "good" Chopin concert. We didn't get good, we got a brilliant concert given by Agnieszka Przemyk-Bryla, in the Szuster Palace, not some impersonal concert hall. Her passion for the music combined with her technical ability made that evening unforgettable. The Polonia Palace Hotel was very nice, though not quite within walking distance to the Warsaw town square. On the way to Krakow we stopped at Jasna Gora to see the Madonna. We were guided and educated by one of the nuns of the Monastery. Totally awesome. We could not have done Krakow without our guide, Marta Bochenek. She made sure we knew not just what we were getting into when we went into the Wieliczka Salt Mine, but how to get out and meet up with her, since there were not one, but two exits from the mine. And when we went to Auschwitz, Marta very wisely said that she would be waiting if we decided not to go to the Birkenau portion of the concentration camp visit. Respectfully and reverently done as it was, Auschwitz was so powerful, we decided not to go on to Birkenau. I'm so glad we did go to Auschwitz. The Sheraton Krakow was very fine. Our first cup of "real" coffee in Poland. Most of the hotels' coffee is made from Nescafe or some instant coffee. The coffee at the Sheraton Krakow was really whole roasted coffee. Kensington Tours is contracting with the first class tour agency in Poland. We could not be more satisfied with our entire experience. The mood of our tour exactly matched the attitude I relayed to Karolina at the very beginning of our planning. This trip felt like it was planned just for us. This is our second time using Kensington Tours. Like the first trip, this was OUR tour.

  • Marilyn R — April 22, 2019 — Europe

    The absolute best trip to Europe we have ever taken. The entire process was flawless: best hotels, best guides, etc. This experience was new to us, but now it’s the only when I will travel! Kensington tours was the best. A truly 5-star experience from beginning to the end!

  • Sharayu T — May 13, 2019 — Europe

    The Eastern Europe trip was fabulous. Everything went smoothly. The guides and drivers were excellent. We enjoyed the trip immensely. To begin with, our arrival at Budapest train station and meeting up with Mr. Sandor went flawlessly. We were a little anxious as the main train station was closed, but when we got down at Budapest Kelenfold, it was such a relief to see Mr. Sandor waiting for us. All our guides, Sandor, Bozena, Agnieszka, and Sandra were very knowledgeable, friendly, and adaptable. They intermixed personal stories and anecdotes that made understanding the history and culture at each place very gratifying. The accommodations were comfortable, and the locations were perfect. Eastern Europe with its old traditions and architecture, and the suppressed existence during Nazi and Russian occupations offers a very different and distinctive experience. Thanks to Jessica Clements for facilitating a unique travel itinerary.

  • Mary Ann C — April 09, 2019 — Europe

    Courtney was wonderful. She worked through all of my concerns and was very flexible when Delta caused a plan change. Her responses to my requests were promptly answered and her communication with me was excellent. Petur, our guide, was a delight. We enjoyed Iceland and his thorough knowledge helped us to experience all the country had to offer.

  • John C — April 20, 2019 — Europe

    Jiri, our driver/guide in Slovenia, really made our trip. He is knowledgeable, flexible, and responsive. Even has a university degree in art history! He connected many of the dots between Slovenia and what has been going on in the rest of Europe over the past centuries!

  • Diana S — May 25, 2019 — Europe

    The itinerary was perfect, considering we only had 5 days to fit in this extension of our 22 day Transatlantic Cruise. Hope did a great job in coordinating for us the highlights of Sicily. All the guides and drivers are always helpful and knowledgeable from Kensington. In Agrigento, our guide was an archaeologist who teaches at universities. He had notebooks with diagrams and maps to show us exactly what we were looking at. He answered questions so thoroughly, we felt that we had a tour and a history lesson. It was amazing and the pace of all the tou

  • Kathleen K — May 15, 2019 — Europe

    We enjoyed working with Jamie Boar. She was knowledgeable, communicated well, friendly, and professional. We got all we wanted from the personal tours planned and were impressed with the high quality of the guide. We will certainly use Kensington Tours again.

  • Cynthia D — April 20, 2019 — Europe

    I found Kensington Tours on Google. At my first visit to the site, I was contacted immediately by Julie Couturier. She made my inquiry seem like we were having coffee, and she just happened to know everything I needed to make me choose her as my representative and travel expert. I was recommended to other tour companies, by friends, but it was Julie that made me realize Kensington was the best choice. We started our discovery in 2018 and because I was traveling with my grandchildren, I wanted to ensure the trip was perfect. We had to make changes as we went along, first because we were able to confirm a suite at the Marriott Grand Residence on Park St. with reward points. Julie was quick to make all the necessary changes in our tours. We felt privileged to have had the tour guides that Julie set for us, each one was so very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour which kept our 13 and 11 years old interested. Julie suggested a play and what child can say the saw “Matilda” in London. We certainly would not have enjoyed our trip as much if we had tried to do this on our own. Julie suggested a visit to Warner Bros Harry Potter and it was worth every moment. I would have never gone there, so congrats again to Julie. She was also able to advise us as to where to purchase groceries for our room, having lived in London previously. I have had many friends travel around the world and I don’t know of one that speaks as highly of their tour company or their travel expert the way my family has. Thank you Kensington Tours and especially Julie.

  • Rena K — April 06, 2019 — Europe

    We were extremely impressed with every aspect of our trip. We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and it could not have been more perfect. Chantal, our Destination Expert, worked with us to make sure that my physical limitations were not a problem. Each guide and driver took such good care of us. They were so knowledgeable and helpful. We plan on booking with Kensington again in the future. The service and amazing itinerary could not have been better. Thank you for memories that will last a lifetime!

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