Legends of Greece
14 Days tour of classical sites followed with classic island leisure time.
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 - MYKONOS (B)
Transfer to port for your ferry boat ride to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.
DAY 9: MYKONOS (B)
Day at leisure to explore the most famous of the Cycladic islands. Its rustic wind-mills, churches, white-washed houses, beautiful beaches and the cosmopolitan nightlife have made Mykonos the island of choice for the rich and famous of the world.
DAY 10: MYKONOS (B)
Day at leisure. Today you may simply relax on one of the nearby beaches, or take a short boat trip to nearby Delos, the legendary birthplace of the ancient God Apollo.
DAY 11: MYKONOS - SANTORINI (B)
Today you transfer to the Mykonos port for your ferry boat ride to Santorini. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.
DAY 12: SANTORINI (B)
Day at leisure. The main town, Fira, is a bustling place which invites everyone to shop, stroll through its streets or enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants overlooking the volcanic site below.
DAY 13: SANTORINI (B)
Day at leisure. Santorini, also known as the Island of Atlantis, has excavations at Akrotiri, a volcano and the black sand beaches. You may enjoy relaxing at the beach and in the evening taking in the sights and sounds of the nightlife in town.
DAY 14: SANTORINI (B)
Morning transfer to the airport for your departing flight.
Please allow three hours for check-in to your international flights and two hours for domestic.
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2. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
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13 nights in First Class and Deluxe Hotels
Half-day tour of Athens and the Acropolis
Arrival and departure airport transfers
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.