7 Night Classic Delight
Price starting from$1413
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.
Trip Duration :
8 Days / 7 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). (BLD)
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- ATHENS/DELPHI (BD)
Leave for Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, arrive in Delphi and visit the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios, (Treasury of the Athenians, Temple of Apollo, e.t.c.) and the Museum. Afternoon free.
DAY 5- DELPHI FREE MORNING/SOUNION (BD)
Morning free. Leave Delphi for an interesting trip through Central Greece and the town of Lamia to Kalambaka.
DAY 6- METEORA/LAMIA/ATHENS (BD)
Visit Meteora, particularly impressive scenery, ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, stand suspended between earth and sky, on top of granite rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia. Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida's Monument), arrive in Athens early in the evening.
DAY 7-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.
DAY 8- DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
- Arrival & departure transfers.
- Accommodations at 4* hotels: five nights in Athens, one night in Delphi and one night in Kalambaka; 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|