Greece: Classical Greece
Our Itineraries are provided as a preview of what to expect on our tours. Please, note, that itineraries are subject to change.
Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by a representative to transfer you to your hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today, you will have 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 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). In 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 a 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 nightlife of Athens.
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.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Departure from Athens, travel along the coast to the Corinth Canal (short-stop). 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 at your hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. 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. Dinner at your hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Visit Delphi (Museum and Archaeological site). Departure for Athens. Dinner at your hotel.
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.
• Meet and greet upon arrival at airport
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 4 nights in Athens at Stratos Vassilikos Hotel or similar
• 1 night in Olympia at Europe Hotel or similar
• 1 night in Delphi at Amalia Hotel or similar
• 9 meals: 6 breakfast and 3 dinners
• Half-day tour of Athens including Acropolis
• Visit Epidaurus
• Visit Mycenae
• Visit Olympia
• Visit Delphi
• Entrance fees
• Drinks during dinners
• Optional Tours
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