Your desire to know well the Greek culture, ancient and modern will be satisfied. Admire sites and landscapes, feel the glory and wisdom of the ancient Greek spirit. Enjoy activities, local specialties of Greek cuisine, shopping and nightlife. Complete package that includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers and visits.
Highlights: Athens (Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki, Thissio, Temple of Olympian Zeus, historical center)
Delfi (Oracle of Delfi, Temple of Apollo, archeological museum, ancient theatre, sacred way)
Olympia (Ancient stadium, Olympic Museum, Temple of Zeus, archeological museum)
Epidaurus (ancient theatre, Asklipio)
Mycenae (palace, Door of Lions, Cyclopean Walls)
Meteora (monasteries, cave of Theopetra)
DAY 1: Arrival in Athens
Arrival at Athens airport and take your vehicle. Free afternoon. You can have a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
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. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Visit the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896. 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). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Delfi – Olympia
Visit Delfi (Museum and Archaeological site) and drive to Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games (Museum - Archaeological Site). Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
DAY 4: Olympia - Epidaurus -Mycenae
Travel for Nafplion, a marvelous village with an ancient castle and many shops near the port. Continue to Epidaurus and visit the theater, known for its excellent acoustics. Lunch to Palea Epidaurus and way to Mycenae where you can visit the Citadel and the tomb of Agamemnon. Dinner and overnight in Tolo.
Day 5: Mycenae - Meteora
Departure for Kalambaka, situated at the foot of Meteora, an amazing and unique scenery in the world with many monasteries. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.
Day 6: Meteora – Athens
Visit Meteora and the monasteries, which are unique monuments of Byzantine art. Return to Athens passing from Trikala and Thermopylae with a small stop at the monument of King Leonidas. Dinner and overnight in Athens.
Day 7: Athens – One day cruise
One day Cruise (optional ). Departure from the hotel in the morning towards the port of Piraeus. The ship sails at 08:00am for the islands of the Saronic Gulf. Free to visit each island. Aegina: the biggest island of the Saronic Gulf. Two major attractions to visit in Aegina are: The monastery of Agios Nektarios, who was the last declared saint by the Greek Orthodox Church and the Temple of Aphaia, the second best preserved temple in Greece after the Parthenon in Athens. Poros is the smallest of the three islands, full of pine trees and lemon trees, where you are going to have a nice walk and enjoy the great scenery. Hydra: One of the most cosmopolitan and picturesque Greek islands, with a unique architecture, narrow streets and many shops. Arrival at the port of Piraeus at around 19:30, return to the hotel at around 21:20.
Day 8: Athens – end of trip
Transfer to Athens airport for departure and leave your vehicle.
- 8 days car rental category A (including VAT, unlimited mileage, comprehensive insurance, delivery and recovery)
- 7 nights in hotel on HB basis
PACKAGE NOT INCLUDE
- Tips and extras
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%