Highlights of Athens and Rome in 7 days

Exploring most popular and must see sites of both cities in 7 days

3 nights in Athens,  with an introductory panoramic driving tour and a walking tour with inside visits to famous ancient sites and museums

3-night stay in Rome, experience local culture, dine in local restaurants,  inside visits to Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel the home of Michelangelo's Last Judgment, St. Peters Square and Basilica, Coliseum and the Roman Forum.



* Centrally located hotels - 4 star and similar

* All the guided tour mentioned on the program below

* All the land transfers by comfortable vehicles

* All flight tickets and ferry tickets are included

* Skip the line admissions to the sites

* Available for customization,  add more days, islands and cities
  to the program

* Small groups 8 guests or less per group, (private options available)

Daily tour program


- Sunday - Day 1 - Arrival in Athens -

KALOS ORISATE! Welcome to Greece!

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

Overnight in Athens.


- Monday  - Day 2 - Athens - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

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

We, 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 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 archaeological site of the Acropolis and every artifact found on the rock and 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.

- Day 3 - Athens - (B)

Breakfast is provided in the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or enjoy one of these available optional tours.

Day trips from Athens -  Click here to see the options

Overnight in Athens.


- Day 4 - Athens to Rome - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the driver,  transfer to Athens Airport

>>>>>> FLIGHT TO ROME >>>>>>

Arrival in Rome.

BENVENUTO!  Welcome to Italy!

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 Rome on your own.

Overnight in Rome.

- Day 5 - Rome - (B)

In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for your comprehensive tour to visit the Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel, the home of Michelangelo's Last Judgment.

After that, we will continue to visit St. Peters Square and Basilica and visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum.

Overnight in Rome.


- Day 6 – Rome – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel:

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Optional full-day tour to Pompeii sites available,  contact us if interested >>>>

Overnight in Rome.


- Day 7 - Departure from Rome - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel, met up at the hotel and transfer to Rome Airport.


Program ends


Total cost:  $________________


Rates are subject to change depending on travel seasons,

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

* Flight tickets from Athens to Rome

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

* English-speaking tour guides

* Admission to sites during the tours

* All taxes and service charges



* Optional tours in Rome.

* International flight tickets to Athens, then from Rome to your next destination

* Optional travel insurance

* Tips

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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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