Mind, Body and Soul Retreat | 8-night trip itinerary to Greece and Southern France

Withdraw from the hustle and bustle of noisy big cities and devote the time to appreciate life in all its beauty! We invite you to experience an exclusive combination of vacations in Greece with its myriad of sights and escapades & enjoy a beautiful slice-of-life introduction to French rural living. A retreat designed to pamper your soul, mind, and body, give you time to embrace yourself, your partner, and the art of slow living.

France 🇫🇷

  • Stay in an authentic character property
  • Experience life in Toulouse like a local
  • Visits to an ancient local farmer’s market to pick the best organic products together with a local restauranteur
  • Cooking class experience with a renowned Chef
  • Reunion with nature in the park of a medieval château and refined dining inside a 13th century Citadel
  • Breakfast of scrumptious artisanal bread and croissants overlooking a stunning medieval town square
  • Beautiful slice-of-life introduction to French rural living

Greece 🇬🇷

  • Visit luxurious Santorini where the A-list comes to unwind, the famous cosmopolitan hotspot with an unmistakably indulgent lifestyle
  • Indulge in Wine & Dine experience onboard a deluxe catamaran watching the sunset above the famous volcanic Caldera
  • Reconnect with your partner during a Couple Yoga Retreat and invoke the ancient healing properties of the island’s volcanic landscape
  • Walk through the lost city of Atlantis and see the rich history of captivating and versatile Athens unfold in front of your eyes.

Embrace bohemian, luxurious, and yet authentic, and world-renowned getaways!

Itinerary Information

Duration

8 nights / 9 days

Destinations

Toulouse, Revel, Carcassonne, Athens, Santorini

Keywords

reunion with nature, self awareness, slow life, soul and body retreat

Tour Highlights

France – Toulouse

  • Full-day Private Sightseeing Tour with lunch and wine-tasting
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France – Revel

  • MarchĂ© de Revel tour with a local chef
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  • Hands-on cooking class
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  • Private Yoga Session in the park of the medieval chateau
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France – Carcasssone

  • Private guided tour of the city of Carcassonne & gourmet dinner with a view of the Citadel
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Greece – Athens

  • Private Tour: Best of Athens
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  • The Authentic Greek Food Tour
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Greece – Santorini

  • Private Tour: All-Time Classic Santorini
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  • Soul and Self-Awareness Retreat | Hiking and Couple Yoga
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  • Caldera Sunset Private Cruise
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Day to Day

Day to Day Itinerary

This itinerary was created by Greek travel experts and is meant to inspire your next trip. We are delighted to customize it to suit your interests, tastes, and budget so you can connect with local cultures and experience authenticity on your own terms and depart whenever you choose.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Toulouse – Full-day immersion tour of Toulouse – Hotel Transfer to Revel
  • Day 2: MarchĂ© de Revel tour with a local chef – Hands-on Cooking Class
  • Day 3: Yoga in the park of the medieval chateau – Private guided tour of the city of Carcassonne & gourmet dinner with the view of the Citadel
  • Day 4: Private Hotel Pick-Up from Revel & Transfer to Toulouse Airport – Flight to Athens – Private Hotel Drop-off in Athens – Private Tour: Best of Athens + dinner
  • Day 5: The Authentic Greek Food Tour – Private Airport Drop-Off – Flight to Santorini – Private Transfer to your hotel
  • Day 6: Private Tour: All-Time Classic Santorini with lunch and wine-tasting
  • Day 7: Soul and Self-Awareness Retreat | Hiking and Couple Yoga
  • Day 8: Caldera Sunset Private Cruise
  • Day 9: Departure. Private Transfer to Santorini airport & international outbound flight (optional domestic flight to Athens in order to board your international flight back home)

DAY 1: TOULOUSE, FRANCE

As soon as you land in Toulouse, your private driver will be expecting you at the Arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it.

The driver will take you to the meeting point with your professional guide who will show you Toulouse, The Pink City of France. The city invites you to discover its 2000 years of history; You will be amazed by Place du Capitole, surrounded by 11th-century architecture, and by the 16th-century Pont Neuf. Stroll along the river Garonne and admire the UNESCO-listed Basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. The old elaborate architecture, narrow streets, small squares, and historic landmarks make Toulouse an incredible city.

In addition to being a mecca for art and history, Toulouse integrates exotic and traditional ingredients into popular dishes. As you immerse yourself in the local culture, let your guide show you one of the best-hidden gems of the Toulouse culinary scene and enjoy lunch like a local.

Finish your tour with wine-tasting in “N.5 Wine Bar” which was twice named “Best Wine Bar in the World”.

Your private driver will pick you up after the tour and transfer you to your hotel in Revel.

DAY 2: REVEL, FRANCE

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of a real local French market and try a French slice of rural life. Spend a morning learning the skills and secrets of French market shopping with a passionate local Chef, tasting the best that Revel has to offer on this unforgettable and immersive market food tour!

After your visit to the market, take part in a French cooking class and learn what it is like to cook and eat like a local. Under Chef’s guidance, you will prepare, from scratch, starters, main course, and dessert. Your hard work will be rewarded with a delectable French 4-course meal served fine-dining restaurant style and accompanied by an exquisite selection of cheeses and great French wine.

DAY 3: REVEL & CARCASSONE, FRANCE

After enjoying a scrumptious traditional French breakfast at the terrace restaurant of your accommodation, let our driver pick you up and take you to a medieval chateau surrounded by a magnificent park of rare 400-year-old trees. It is a great chance to nourish and recharge body, mind, and spirit.

With your personal yoga instructor, you have the opportunity to enjoy total relaxation and rejuvenation in a park of a stunning 15th-century chateau. Explore the 35 acres of gardens, woods, and pastures surrounding the chateau, take a dip in the private pool or simply lie back and enjoy the balmy sunshine. After the yoga session, savor a picnic meal prepared for you with fresh local healthy ingredients.

Continue your exploration of the French countryside with a visit to Carcassonne. The walled city of Carcassonne in Languedoc is world-renowned as a spectacular, perfectly-preserved fortified medieval city. The city fortress was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

In this private tour, your driver will pick you up in a luxury vehicle and transfer you to the city of Carcassonne to meet your guide.  After visiting La Cité de Carcassonne, Château Comtal and Ramparts, Basilique of Saints Nazarius and Celsus, The Carcassonne Cathedral, and many other awe-inspiring landmarks of the Citadel, indulge in gourmet dining at the heart of Carcassonne’s medieval city. Your driver will take you back to your hotel in Revel after dinner.

DAY 4: ATHENS, GREECE

Your private driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Toulouse airport to catch your international flight to Athens. Welcome to the historic Greek capital city! As soon as you land at Athens International Airport, your private driver will welcome you and transport you to your accommodation to check in and freshen up before seizing the rest of your day. In the afternoon, we invite you on a private guided tour of Athens Highlights and Hidden Gems, to see Athens at its best from the perspective of a local.

Uncover hidden gems and secrets along the way that will show you an authentic side of the city with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. Finish your day with a traditional Greek dinner in one of the best-view rooftop restaurants in Athens.

DAY 5: ATHENS + SANTORINI, GREECE

Athens is a city of ancient history, not to mention delicious food. And what better way to do it than strolling to off-the-beaten-track areas in the city to discover where Athenians shop and eat in a lively neighborhood? Today we are inviting you to join a tour with one of our food specialists, during which, in between each bite (or sip), you’ll gain insight into Greece’s fascinating food culture, the evolution of the country’s cuisine, and the healthy nature of locally produced, organic ingredients. Feel that old-time nostalgia as these places are slowly disappearing and there are only a few of them left. You will taste typical Greek mezes and drink wine or ouzo in a place that will remind you of an old black & white film set of the ’60s! This is as authentic as it gets!

After your tour, the driver will transfer you to your hotel in Athens in order to pick up your belongings and take you to the Athens airport. Time to fly to Santorini, a natural wonder of the world!

Spend the evening looking at the world-famous volcanic caldera from the privacy of your hotel’s room outdoor hot tub or wine and dine in one of the great restaurants of Oia and Imerovigli.

DAY 6-8: SANTORINI

On the morning of Day 6, meet your private guide at your hotel and set off on a journey in time and the island’s history – from Prehistoric Thera to the myth of Lost Atlantis, going on with the natural beauties of Santorini, incredible beaches, authentic Greek lunch, and the island’s award-winning wine.

Devote the seventh day to a special retreat we have prepared for you. This half-day retreat is ideal for those who would like to take some time off from the hustle and bustle and offer themselves moments of mindful rediscovery of their feelings, as well as their partners! Follow your private guide on an hour-long hike through a spectacular volcano path enjoying unparalleled views and arrive at a secluded spot where you’ll enjoy a session of couple’s yoga  in blissful solitude with your partner. End your practice with a guided meditation that encourages you to reconnect with breath, set intentions, and invoke the ancient healing properties of the island’s volcanic landscape.

On the evening of the eighth day, enjoy your private catamaran trip and intimate moments, soaking up the brilliant colors of Santorini in their most dazzling form! You will see the Volcano from up close and discover the healing geothermal energy while swimming in the Volcanic Hot Springs, swim and snorkel at the unique Red and White Beaches. During the entirety of the cruise enjoy an open bar with white local wine, beers & soft beverages. Finish your cruise dining onboard with the magnificent views of the sunset over Caldera.

DAY 9: DEPARTURE

On day 9, have your driver pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport with plenty of time to catch your flight back home. Your incredible trip may have reached its end, but you’ll return home having experienced the trip of a lifetime.

Inclusions

  • Hand-Picked Accommodation At All Destinations (Breakfast Included)
  • Hotels Pick-Up & Drop-Off Transfers Before And After The Tours
  • Private Pick-Up at Toulouse Airport
  • Full-day Private Sightseeing Tour of Toulouse with lunch and wine-tasting
  • Private Transfer To Revel hotel
  • MarchĂ© de Revel tour with a local chef
  • Hands-On Private Cooking Class
  • Private Yoga Session in the park of the medieval chateau
  • Private guided tour of the city of Carcassonne & gourmet dinner with a view of the Citadel
  • Private Transfer to Toulouse Airport
  • International Flight Tickets Toulouse – Athens
  • Private Pick-Up from Athens Airport and Hotel Transfer
  • Highlights & Hidden Gems Of Athens Private Tour with dinner
  • Skip-The-Line-Tickets to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora, and the Agora Museum
  • The Authentic Greek Food Tour
  • Private Airport Drop-Off in Athens
  • Domestic Flight Tickets Athens - Santorini
  • Private Transfer to your hotel in Santorini
  • Private Tour: All Time Classic Santorini with lunch and wine-tasting
  • Soul and Self-Awareness Retreat | Hiking and Couple Yoga
  • Caldera Sunset Private Cruise with Dinner onboard
  • Private Transfer to Santorini airport
  • Domestic Flight Tickets Santorini – Athens (unless guests prefer to fly home directly from Santorini Airport)

Exclusions

  • Archaeological Sites & Museums Entrance Fees Unless Specified
  • Meals Unless Mentioned In The Itinerary
  • All Personal Expenses Not Detailed In The Itinerary & Personal Travel Insurance
  • International Inbound & Outbound Flights

Testimonial

Withdraw from the hustle and bustle of noisy big cities and devote the time to appreciate life in all its beauty! We invite you to experience an exclusive combination of vacations in Greece with its myriad of sights and escapades & enjoy a beautiful slice-of-life introduction to French rural living. A retreat designed to pamper your soul, mind, and body, give you time to embrace yourself, your partner, and the art of slow living.

France 🇫🇷

  • Stay in an authentic character property
  • Experience life in Toulouse like a local
  • Visits to an ancient local farmer’s market to pick the best organic products together with a local restauranteur
  • Cooking class experience with a renowned Chef
  • Reunion with nature in the park of a medieval château and refined dining inside a 13th century Citadel
  • Breakfast of scrumptious artisanal bread and croissants overlooking a stunning medieval town square
  • Beautiful slice-of-life introduction to French rural living

Greece 🇬🇷

  • Visit luxurious Santorini where the A-list comes to unwind, the famous cosmopolitan hotspot with an unmistakably indulgent lifestyle
  • Indulge in Wine & Dine experience onboard a deluxe catamaran watching the sunset above the famous volcanic Caldera
  • Reconnect with your partner during a Couple Yoga Retreat and invoke the ancient healing properties of the island’s volcanic landscape
  • Walk through the lost city of Atlantis and see the rich history of captivating and versatile Athens unfold in front of your eyes.

Embrace bohemian, luxurious, and yet authentic, and world-renowned getaways!

Mind, Body and Soul Retreat | 8-night trip itinerary to Greece and Southern France

Mind, Body and Soul Retreat | 8-night trip itinerary to Greece and Southern France

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