8 Days with option to extend from a choice of Island stays or Cruises.
Itinerary (B = breakfast, D = dinner)
DAY 1: ATHENS Arrival at the Athens International Airport and transfer to your hotel in the city. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
DAY 2: ATHENS (B) After breakfast depart on a city tour of Athens which will introduce you to the most important sites of the city. You will visit the famed Acropolis with its dominating view, and the site of the renowned Parthenon, one of the most impressive structures in the world, followed by a visit to the Acropolis Museum. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 3: ATHENS - OLYMPIA (B,D) After breakfast, early morning departure by air conditioned motor coach to start on a historical Tour of Greece. A drive via the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Continue on to Mycenae to see the Lion Gate and the Beehive Tombs of King Agamemnon. Then to Epidaurus to visit the world renowned theater. Short stop at the picturesque town of Nafplion. Then depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnese towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.
DAY 4: OLYMPIA - DELPHI (B,D) In the morning visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia the Site of the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. You will also see one of the greatest sculptures of all time, “Hermes” by Praxiteles.
Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, reaching the magnificent bridge crossing the Corinthian Sea from Rion to Antirion. Pass through the picturesque towns of Nafpactos and Itea. Arrive at Delphi. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: DELPHI - METEORA (B,D) Today you visit the Delphi Archaeological Site, the Castillian Spring and the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing natural gigantic rocky complex of Meteora. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: METEORA - ATHENS (B) After breakfast visit Meteora amongst the striking scenery, perched on top of huge rock formations which seem suspended in mid-air. Meteora, which is a cluster of monastic buildings perched in an unforgettable manner on a set of rising rock formations. Here stand ageless Monasteries where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine Art. In the Afternoon commence the drive to Athens, passing by the Valley of Tempi, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit Leonida's Monument) and Kammena Vourla. Arrival in Athens early in the evening for overnight.
DAY 7: ATHENS (B) Day at leisure. You may embark on an optional tour, go on a shopping spree in the fashionable shops of nearby Kolonaki Square or, simply join the locals and relax by enjoying a cup of strong coffee and watch the people bustling about as they tend to the every day affairs of this modern city. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 8: ATHENS - DEPARTURE (B) Transfer to the airport for the flight to your next destination... or continue on with a cruise of your choice!
Please allow three hours for check-in to your international flights and two hours for domestic.
1. How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
Please contact us for additional pricing options from any departure airport not listed.
2. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
Yes, you can arrange for that by contacting us either by phone or email.
3. How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
Check the dates listed above to see if there is availability for the specific date you are interested in. If there are multiple dates listed feel free to contact us for the most up-to-date availability.
7 nights First Class Hotels throughout your tour in Athens and all locations.
Half-day tour of Athens and the Acropolis.
Arrival and departure airport transfers in Athens available upon request.
Meal plan as per itinerary: Breakfast daily, dinner (3).
Sightseeing on air conditioned motor coaches with English speaking professional tour guides.
Entrance fees to all places visited on included sightseeing tours.
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy as described above.
Single occupancy please add $570. Triple occupancy please deduct $120 per person.
Airfare is not included and nonrefundable after booking.
Additional fees: Baggage fees may apply.
Anything not listed above.
Airfare and departure taxes are additional.
Cancellation policy and fees:
All cancellations subject to fee up to date specified.
Travel insurance is highly recommended.
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday.