Classic tour of Greece 
Visit ancient sites and popular Islands in 10 Days


Covering;

Athens, Delphi Ancient Sites, Meteora Monasteries
then Mykonos,and Santorini Islands

 

If this is your first trip to Greece and If you only- have 10 days to
spare then this program provides you with a taste of the ancient sites on mainland and popular islands.

 

Highlights

  • Centrally located hotels
  • Friendly English speaking personnel
  • All airport and ferry port transfers included
  • Ferry tickets and return flights included
  • Boat tour to the Volcano in Santorini island
  • Customization and options to extend and add on more sites and islands available


Daily tour program

 

- Saturday - Day 1 - Arrival in  Athens -

KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After check-in, you will have the afternoon
free to  rest and explore Athens on your own.

Overnight in Athens.

 

- Sunday  - Day 2 - Athens - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up at the lobby of your hotel ( meeting time to be determined)

Will start with a panoramic driving tour of Athens, with your guide and or driver guide, during the driving tour you will be seeing and learning about

the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Greek Parliament building, and Presidential Palace, then s short photo stop at the Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896,

Also on the way to Acropolis,  you will be pointed and learn about the Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus, the University and, the Academy of Athens, National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church

We will then get off the vehicle, near the entrance of Acropolis then continue on visiting Propylae the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens. the ancient citadel.

The last place of the tour will be the new Acropolis Museum where you will see the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis and every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece.

 

After the tour,  we can take you back to your hotel

or we can drop you at the Plaka district if you like to wander and explore at your own pace.

Overnight in Athens.

- Monday - Day 3 - Athens to Delphi then to Meteora Region- (B)

Morning departure from Athens on a scenic drive up North to Delphi

Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to the ancient site of Delphi.

Delphi is the site of the 4th-century-B.C. Temple of Apollo, once home to a legendary oracle.

In this unique hillside ancient city, see the remains of the sanctuaries of Apollo and Athena Pronaia,

plus a stadium and a theater. Delphi Archaeological Museum displays artifacts found on these

After lunch, Depart from Delphi for another scenic drive to Kalambaka.

Arrival, check-in the hotel, dinner & Overnight in the Meteora town of Kalambaka.

 

- Tuesday - Day 4 - Visiting Meteora then back to Athens - (B)

After breakfast, we will continue touring the site and visit the glorious cliff-top Monasteries of Meteora.

Meteora is a UNESCO world heritage site.

The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars

With its geographical beauty and monasteries that are built on natural sandstone rock pillars makes Meteora one of the most beautiful area on the mainland of Greece.

After lunch depart from Meteora and enjoy a scenic drive back to Athens,

On the way will have a short photo stop at the heroic monument of Leonidas king of Sparta in THERMOPYLAE

Arrival in Athens, check into your hotel.

Overnight stay.

 

- Wednesday - Day 5 - Athens to Mykonos Island -

Very early in the morning,    ( Meeting time to be determined)

We will meet you at your Athens hotel take you to Piraeus ferry port.
Depart from Athens on a ferry ride to Mykonos Island.

Upon arrival, you will be met at the harbor and transferred to your hotel.

After checking in the hotel, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Mykonos.

 

- Thursday - Day 6 - Free day to Explore Mykonos -  (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is free for you to explore Mykonos on your own.

An Optional tour to Delos is available at your request. - Contact us if you are interested.

Overnight in Mykonos.

 

- Friday - Day 7 - Mykonos to Santorini - (B)

In the morning, Depart from Mykonos on a scenic ferry ride to Santorini Island.

After arrival, transfer from Harbor to the hotel.
After check-in, you will have a free day to relax and explore on your own.

 Santorini is one of those iconic places that will be permanently etched in your mind. Everywhere

you turn is a photo opportunity. Essentially, the island is what remains of an enormous volcanic eruption, which destroyed
the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island. The aftermath of the explosion created what you see today, a caldera. All of the whitewashed, charming houses cling to the high cliffs of the rim, while the deep blue Aegean Sea wraps

around the geological masterpiece, hundreds of feet below. Its spectacular physical beauty,

along with its lively nightlife, your Santorini, visit will be unforgettable.

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(Optional Oia Sunset Tour,   contact us if interested )

Overnight in Santorini.

 

- Saturday - Day 8 - Exploring Santorini - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a boat trip to Volcano -   ( Meeting time to be determined)

Meet up at the lobby of your hotel, transfer to the harbor
After welcome aboard and depart on a scenic sail to Volcano,

Upon arrival have free time to explore and hike to the top of the volcano and have a glance at the active parts, lots of amazing photo opportunities of the volcano and from Volcano to the different angles of Magnificent Santorini Island.

Get back to the boat for a short sail to hot Springs (Palea Kameni) Enjoy swimming, then onto Thirassia where you can eat,

relax or swim and visit the traditional village of Manola.

After that, sail to back to the Island and enjoy a quick stop at Armeni, then back to Athinios port.

The tour finish time will be around 17:30 pm.

Enjoy rest of the day and evening at leisure

Overnight in Santorini.

 

- Sunday - Day 9 - Santorini to Athens - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.   Meet up at the lobby of your hotel and transfer to Santorini Airport

>>>>>>>> FLIGHT TO  ATHENS >>>>>

Arriving in Athens, Meet up with the transfer men,  drive to your hotel.

After check-in, the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Athens.

 

- Monday - Day 10 - Final departure - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the transfer men (3 hours prior to your flight departure time)

 

Transfer to Athens Airport

 

Program ends

 

Total cost:  $1.885.00 US Dollars per person in a double room

 

Rates are subject to change depending on travel seasons,
Early booking discounts available

Please contact us with your travel dates to get an accurate quote.

 

Price includes

* All hotels (Superior class centrally located hotels)

* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles

* Ferry tickets from Athens to Mykonos

* Ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini

* Flight tickets from Santorini to Athens

* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)

* English-speaking tour guides

* Admission to sites during the tours

* 24/7 Customer service via What's up (voice and or text)

* All of the service charges

 

Excludes

* International flight tickets to Athens

* Optional tour in Mykonos to Delos ( $95.00 US Dollars)

* Optional Oia Sunset tour ( Contact us for price info)

* Travel insurance (Optional)

* Tips (Optional)

We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements, all arrangements like adding more days, include more ancients sites and more island tours.

 

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