Aspects of Greece
7 Days: Athens, Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi,Aegina, Poros, Hydra
This tour starts in Athens with a panoramic tour of the historic landmarks of the city.Next, a guided visit to the Acropolis to see the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and more. Stops will be made in Peloponneseto see the Corinth canal, Nafplion, and Mycenae. Experience the wonders of the Ancient Olympia Complex, where the original Olympic Games were held. Delphi is up next for a day full of admiring the amazing sights and learn the history. For the last full day, the tour will transfer to the port of Trokadero for a day cruise to the islands of the Saronic gulf – a day full of adventures that are one of a kind!
Day 01 – Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 02 – City tour / Athens. (B)
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann’s house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.
Day 03 – Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae / Olympia. (B,D)
After our breakfast we depart towards the Peloponnese. First stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Day 04 – Olympia / Delphi. (B,D)
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.
Day 05 – Delphi / Athens. (B,D)
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in the antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will take the road back to Athens. Overnight in Athens.
Day 06 – Day cruise to Aegina, Poros & Hydra / Athens. (B,L)
Early breakfast this morning and we transfer to the port of Trokadero for a day cruise to the islands of the Saronic gulf. Our first port of call will be Hydra. A picturesque little “vehicle free” island, well-known to the international jet-set. Take a donkey ride, explore the little cobble-stoned streets and visit the Mitropolis at your own pace. Next, we will be visiting the island of Poros with it clock tower facing the Peloponnese. Last will be a visit to Aegina, a weekend retreat island for many Athenians. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride or take an optional visit to the temple of Afea. Before leaving make sure to buy some pistachios, as Aegina is world-famous for its production. During cruising, you will enjoy a buffet lunch on board, and on the way back you will have to opportunity to see and participate to some traditional Greek dances! Return transfer to our hotel.
Day 07 – Departure. (B)
Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.Send This Tour To A Friend
|November and March: Every Saturday and Sunday. Tour will not be operated on 24/12, 25/12. Additional departures on|
|25/12, 26/12 and 27/12.|
|April to October: : Daily except Tuesday until 29/10. Tour will not be operated on 03/04, 12/04, 13/04, 24/04, 25/10 and 26/10.|
|Dates||DBL Occ||Sgl Occ|
|Jan 07 - Jan 13||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 08 - Jan 14||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 14 - Jan 20||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 15 - Jan 21||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 21 -Jan 27||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 22 - Jan 28||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 28 - Feb 03||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Jan 29 - Feb 04||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 04 - Feb 10||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 05 - Feb 11||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 11 - Feb 17||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 12 - Feb 18||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 18 - Feb 24||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 19 - Feb 25||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 25 - Mar 03||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Feb 26 - Mar 04||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,705|
|Mar 04 - Mar 10||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 05 - Mar 11||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 11 - Mar 17||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 12 - Mar 18||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 18 - Mar 26||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 19 - Mar 27||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 25 - Mar 31||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Mar 26 - Apr 01||CAD 1,890||CAD 2,775|
|Apr 03 - Apr 09||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Apr 10 - Apr 16||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Apr 17 - Apr 23||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Apr 24 - Apr 30||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|May 01 - May 07||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|May 08 - May 14||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|May 15 - May 21||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|May 22 - May 28||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|May 29 - Jun 04||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Jun 05 - Jun 11||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Jun 12 - Jun 18||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Jun 19 - Jun 25||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Jun 26 - Jul 02||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Jul 03 - Jul 09||CAD 2,150||CAD 2,180|
|Jul 10 - Jul 16||CAD 2,150||CAD 2,180|
|Jul 17 - Jul 23||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Jul 24 - Jul 30||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Jul 31 - Aug 06||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Aug 07 - Aug 13||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Aug 14 - Aug 20||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Aug 21 - Aug 27||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,125|
|Aug 28 - Aug 03||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Sep 04 - Sep 10||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Sep 11 - Sep 17||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Sep 18 - Sep 24||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Sep 25 - Oct 01||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Oct 02 - Oct 08||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Oct 09 - Oct 15||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Oct 16 - Oct 22||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Oct 23 - Oct 29||CAD 2,200||CAD 3,275|
|Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar|
|Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar|
|Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar|
Inclusions & Highlights:
- Accommodation on BB, 4 nights in Athens
- Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
- The 3-day classical Greece tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- The day cruise to Aegina, Poros and Hydra, including transfers and lunch on board.
- All transfers
- Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, the day of arrival by an English speaking representative
- Any meals other than those mentioned above
- Any drinks during included meals
- Any personal expenses
- Any tips
- Any porterage at hotels.
- Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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