Explore the glory of ancient Greece with this four of Athens plus 4-day classical tour. With this unique tour visit and enjoy six UNESCO'S world heritage sites. With overnight accommodation included and an expert guide to accompany you, the tour highlights the country’s most intriguing archeological sites – four of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, and visit 11th-century monasteries perched on the rock towers of Meteora.
Athens (Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki, Thissio, Temple of Olympian Zeus, historical center)
Meteora (monasteries, cave of Theopetra)
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)
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).
Day 3 | Sunday Free Day or One day Cruise (optional)
Enjoy your day by strolling to the plate and narrow streets, which are full of traditional restaurants where you can taste typical dishes of Greek cuisine, the famous drink "ouzo" and enjoy the atmosphere of this vibrant neighborhood.
Or One day Cruise ( optional ) Departure from the hotel in the morning with a guide 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 (note: Optional tours organized on board the ship): 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 4 | Monday Athens - Epidaurus - Mycenae - Olympia
Departure from Athens, we travel along the coast to the Corinth Canal (shortstop).We continue to Epidaurus and visit the theater, known for its excellent acoustics. Depart for Nafplion (short stop), continue to Mycenae, visit the Citadel and the tomb of Agamemnon and depart for Olympia, across the Peloponnese. Arrive for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 | Tuesday Olympia - Delphi
Visit Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games (Museum - Archaeological Site). Departure for Delphi, crossing the plains of Ilia and Achaia and reaching the large bridge of Rio, which connects the Peloponnese with mainland Greece (Antirio) through Lepanto and other picturesque towns. Arrive for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 | Wednesday Delphi - Meteora
Visit Delphi (Museum and Archaeological site). Departure for Kalambaka, situated at the foot of Meteora, an amazing and unique scenery in the world. Arrive for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 | Thursday 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. Check-in capital in the late afternoon. Arrive for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 | Friday Departure
Transfer to Athens airport for the departure - Assistance to boarding.
►Hotels category 4* on Bed and Breakfast ► 3 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
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%