This 7 night, 4* experience will show you the amazing wonders of Greece as you travel from city to city absorbing the mythology, the history, the art and the beautiful food and culture.
Greece is an exciting destination with turquoise waters and ancient ruins. From the Acropolis to the hilltop monasteries of the Meteora, the beautiful islands of Hydra – Poros – Aegina to Epidavros, Mycenae, the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus where one of the seven wonders of the ancient world was hosted. This ancient land with many facets has all the assets to to seduce you.
Day 1 : Athens Arrival On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel Elektra 4**** or similar Superor Class Hotel. Transfer will be made by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure. Meals: N/A
Day 2 : Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour. Overnight: Athens Meals: Breakfast
Day 3 : Saronic Gulf Island Cruise: Hydra – Poros – Aegin 07.30 a.m. Transfer by motor coach from Athens center to Piraeus port to embark on the cruise ship in order to start the full day cruise to the 3 beautiful Islands of Hydra – Poros – Aegina, which are nearby Athens (lunch on board is included). Return to Piraeus port at 7.15 p.m. and transfer back to your hotel in Athens. Overnight: Athens Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 : Athens - Epidaurus - Nafplion - Olympia Early in the morning, departure for visiting ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus theatre, famous for its acoustics. After a short stop at Nafplion depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus. Overnight: Olympia Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 : Olympia to Delphi In the morning visit the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge of Rio-Antirio. Arrive in Delphi. Overnight: Delphi Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 : Delphi - Meteora - Kalambaka In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing rock formations of Meteora. Overnight: Kalambaka Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 : Kalambaka to Athens In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing rock formations of Meteora. Overnight: Kalambaka Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 : Departure from Athens After breakfast you will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight. Overnight: - Optionally you can extend pre/post stay. Meals: Breakfast
What is not included:
Appropriate clothing is required to visit the Monasteries. Long skirts below the knees for the ladies and long trousers for the gentlemen. The monasteries, also, provide long skirts before every entrance. The ladies can choose and wear a long skirt over their clothing, during the tour, and return it, prior to their departure.
In Summer Greece is extremely hot.