10 Days - Mainland and One Day Cruise, Athens / Olympia / Delphi / Kalambaka / One Day Cruise
Day 01: Athens
Arrival in Athens.
Meet at the airport by our office’s representative and transfer from the airport to Athens.
Arrival at the hotel. Check-in & settle into the rooms. Balance of the day will be free at leisure.
Overnight in Athens.
Day 02: Morning Athens Sightseeing Coach Tour including New Acropolis Museum.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel for a fascinating tour of the Athens city.
Enjoy a tour of Athens, combining many of the city's principal modern and classical sights.
This tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Drive by the Tomb of the Unkno Soldier in front of the Parliament House in Syntagma Square,
the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896).
See vistas of the Presidential Residence, government buildings and elegant homes. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library, Omonia Square and the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus.
In addition, we visit the Acropolis with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.
Our tour will end with a visit to the Acropolis Museum. The new Acropolis Museum is a whole nation’s duty to its own cultural heritage! The tour in it is a journey to the history and the Greek ‘soul’ where the Aesthetics of Logic, the Ethics of Freedom and the Rationality of Beauty, are all fused together and carved in stone for eternity.
Return to the Hotel.
Evening free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Athens.
Day 03: Athens
Day at leisure. We suggest you visit the modern market of Athens, or have a coffee at the various coffee shops in the elite Kolonaki area. For culture lovers, a solitary early morning or afternoon walk
through Ancient Agora, leafing through a booklet-guide, may prove unforgettable. What it is certain to prove unforgettable is a visit to the National Archaeological Museum.
Overnight in Athens.
Day 04: Classical Tour with Meteora
After breakfast, we check out from Athens hotel and picked up by the Motorcoach company for a
4 Days Classical Tour with Meteora. We drive to Corinth Canal ( short stop ). Drive to Epidaurus ( visit the Theatre, famous for its remarkable acoustics) and then on to Nauplia (short stop). Drive to
Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site, then depart for Olympia, through the central
Peloponese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis. Dinner and overnight in OLYMPIA.
Day 05: Classical Tour with Meteora
In the morning, visit the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia. Drive via Patras to Rion, across the channel to Antirion on the “state of the art” new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Arrive in Nafpaktos, then continue to Delphi. Dinner and
overnight in Delphi.
Day 06: Classical Tour with Meteora
In the morning, visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka. Drive through Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala. Arrive in Kalambaka, dinner and overnight.
Day 07: Classical Tour with Meteora
In the morning, visit the breathtaking rocky formations of Meteora and in the early afternoon start the drive back to Athens passing via Thermopylae (photo stop) and Kammena Vourla. The most outstanding classical sites are visited on this tour, giving the visitor a full view of glorious ancient Greece. Overnight at the hotel in Athens.
Day 08: Athens
Day free in Athens to relax.
Overnight in Athens.
Day 09: One Day Cruise
After breakfast, at 08.00 will transfer you from your Hotel in Athens to the pier to board your cruise vessel.
At 08.30 Sail for the island of Poros. Short visit of Poros, the island so near the Peoponeese Mainland, a green paradise with lemon and pine trees.
After a while, at 11.20 we sail for Hydra, one of the most beautiful and traditional Greek islands. Arrival in Hydra at 12.15, where you have time at leisure for strolling, shopping or swimming. Lunch on board.
At 14.30 sail for the island of Aegina . Upon arrival in Aegina around 16.15, you can either join the excursion to the Temple of Aphaia (extra cost) or walk around the main town.
Finally reembark at 18.00 for the sail back to Piraeus Port. During the voyage you may relax in the comfortable lounges on deck or dance in the ship’s Disco.
Arrive at the Port at 19.30 and transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 10: Athens
After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer by taxi service to Athens airport for flight back
Package inclusive of:
• Arrival Transfer Airport/Hotel including transportation and our office’s representative
• Departure Transfer Hotel/Airport with taxi only
• Half Day Athens tour on Regular Coach including professional Guide and Entrance Fees to Acropolis and its museum (Pick-up & Drop off at the hotel)
• 4-day Classical Tour with Meteora, Regular Coach tour including professional Guide, Entrance Fees on H/B Basis at First Class Hotels
• One Day Cruise with Lunch on board and R/T Transfers from/to the hotel
• 6 nights hotel accommodation in Athens including Buffet Breakfast
Package does not include:
• Drinks, Beverages and anything not mentioned in the program.