Athens, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora - 8 day tour
Available every Friday between May and October)
- Friday - Day 1 - Arrival in Athens
KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing about your tour, you will have the
afternoon free to rest and explore Athens on your own.
Overnight in Athens.
- Saturday - Day 2 - Athens - (B)
After breakfast around 8:30 AM, we will meet you at your hotel for your guided tour of Athens.
You will explore Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathinaiko Stadium (where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896).
After that, we will drive by the Prime's Minister's residence, the Royal Palace, (guarded by colorful Evzones), Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and the impressive Russian Orthodox Church.
At the ACROPOLIS, you will visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion and the Museum of the Acropolis.
In the early afternoon, we will provide a transfer to your hotel, or we can also drop you off at the Plaka so you can wander and explore. Overnight in Athens.
- Sunday - Day 3 - Athens - (B)
Breakfast provided in the hotel, Enjoy rest of the day at leisure or enjoy one of the these optional tours.
* Full day tour to Delphi -- ( Click to see the details)
* Full day tour to Mycenae & Epidaurus >>>>>>>
* Half day afternoon tour to Cape Sounion >>>>>
Overnight in Athens.
- Monday - Day 4 - Athens to Olympia - (B)
After breakfast, you'll depart Athens by car. Our drive to Olympia will offer exciting scenery as we pass by Olympic Stadium, and the Corinth Channel, stopping for a small break afterwards. After that we will drive onto Epidaurus and visit the Ancient Theatre, famous for its impressive acoustics. Afterwards, we will continue onto Nauplia through the plains of Argos. Weíll arrive in Mycanea and visit the Tomb of Famous Agamemnon there. After another short break, we will also see both Tripolis and Megalopolis. After you arrive in Olympia, youíll check in at the hotel. Overnight in Olympia.
- Tuesday - Day 5 - Olympia to Delphi - (B/D)
After breakfast, you will start the day visiting the following famed archaeological sites: Temple of Zeus, Temple of Hera, The Altar of the Olympic Flame, The Stadium, and the Archeological Museum. After visiting these sites, we will drive along the coastal road towards Delphi, passing through Patras and Antirion. In the afternoon, weíll take a break and stroll around the charming mountain village of Arachova. Arrival in Delphi and check in the hotel. Overnight in Delphi.
- Wednesday - Day 6 - Delphi to Kalambaka - (B/D)
After breakfast, we will visit the ancient site of Delphi and the Museum of Delphi. We will then depart for Kalambaka (after a short break
at Lamia.) Kalambaka is a picturesque small town built at the foot of the Majestic Grey Rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries overhead. Overnight in Kalambaka. Hotel:
- Thursday - Day 7 - Kalambaka to Athens - (B)
After breakfast, we depart Kalambaka and drive back to Athens, visiting Byzantine monasteries and the Monument of Leonidas at Thermopoli, Overnight in Athens. www.acropolishill.gr
- Friday - Day 8 - Athens to Home - (B)
Andio sas! Good bye! It is time to go home. We will transfer you to the airport and wish you well; we hope our paths cross again soon.
Total cost $_____ Per person in a double room & $_____ in a single room
(rates are changing from month to month so contact us with your dates then we can send you a quote for this tour)
* Centrally located, distinctive hotels with breakfasts
* All land transfers with comfortable vehicles
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides
* Admission fees (during the tours)
* All taxes and service charges
* Optional tours in Athens
* International flight tickets to Athens