6 Night Greece Tour
Price starting from$1310
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.
Trip Duration :
7 Days / 6 Nights
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure.
DAY 2- ACROPOLIS/ACROPOLIS-MUSEUM/METROPOLITAN-CHURCH/PLAΚΑ (FOR LUNCH AND SHOPPING). (BD)
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop).Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.
DAY 3-ATHENS/CORINTH/NAFPLIO/EPIDAURUS/ATHENS (BD)
Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea, (short stop). Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city "rich in gold" of the ancient poets. Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c. Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for r its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth.
DAY 4- DELPHI/ATHENS (BD)
Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Return to Athens by the same route.
DAY 5-ATHENS FREE MORNING/SOUNION (BD)
Free morning in Athens city center to catch the citys palm. Afternoon, drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
DAY 6- CRUISE TO ISLANDS HYDRA/POROS/AEGINA/ATHENS (BD)
Transfer to Peiraias port for our full day cruise to islands Hydra, Poros, Aegina. Lunch on board. Return in Peraias port early afternoon, transfer to your hotel.
DAY 7- DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
- Arrival & departure transfers.
- Six nights hotel accommodations in Athens at 4* hotels; including taxes, service charge, buffet breakfast (B) and dinner (D).
- Entry fees and the services of an English speaking guide.
- All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary.
- One day cruise to Hydra, Poros and Aegina.
- Personal Items
- Any services not mentioned in the 'Inclusions' section
|Athens||Ilisia Best Western||Hotel President||Royal Olympic|
|Delphi||Amalia hotel||Amalia hotel||Amalia hotel|
|Kalambaka||Divani hotel||Divani hotel||Divani hotel|