Athens - Olympia 5 DAYS
Discover the history and culture of Greece, admire the majestic monuments of each site and let yourself go through the magic of the journey that will lead you to the myths of the past. Enjoy activities, local specialties of Greek cuisine, shopping and nightlife. Complete package that includes 4 nights’ accommodation in a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers and visits.
Olympia (ancient stadium, Olympic Museum, Temple of Zeus, Archaeological Museum)
Epidaurus (ancient theater of Epidaurus, Asklipio)
Mycenae (palace, Door of Lions, Cyclopean Walls )
Nafplion (archeological museum Bourtzi)
> DAY 1 | Arrival in Athens
Arrival at Athens airport - Reception by our assistant, waiting for you and transfer by luxurious car to the center of Athens - Accommodation at your hotel. Free afternoon. For the night we propose you Optional tour. Athens by night. thYour evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center and on the slopes of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.
> DAY 2 | Panoramic tour of Athens
Departure to a half-day visit of Athens - Visit of the site of Acropolis and panoramic tour of the area by bus. 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. Enjoy the rest of the day.Visit others museums of Athens and you will get familiar with the history of Greek civilization. If you are fans of shopping, you'll find in the main street of Ermou your best choice for shopping. If you are fan of local food you will find various restaurants and small taverns with special Greek food and wine in Plaka. Don't forget to discover the Night life of Athens.
> DAY 3 | Argolida – Korinthos – Epidaure – Mycenae – Olympia (overnight)
Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidauros famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the Town of Nauplion (short stop) drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Arrive at Olympia, cradle of the ancient Olympic Games. (Dinner and overnight).
> DAY 4 | Olympia – Athens (overnight)
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then, drive back to Athens (Dinner and overnight).
> DAY 5 | Athens – flight back
►Hotels category 4* on Bed and Breakfast ► 4 dinners (without drinks) in total ►tour guide during the trip ►The entrance fees referred to in the program ►Transfers arrival and departure with assistance ►Luxurious bus
►Travel insurance ►International flights ► Personal expenses ► Gratuities ► Optional excursions
Note : If you wish a different cabin please contact us by mail
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%
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