Flavors of Athens
5 Days

ITINERARY

5 Days: Athens, Poros, Hydra

Tour Overview:

Step back in time to explore one of the oldest cities in the world, filled with ancient sites and architectural masterpieces. Your tour starts with visits to historical landmarks including the Parthenon, Hadrian’s Arch, Acropolis, and the temples of the Olympian Zeus and Nike. The tour continues with a cruise of the islands of the Saronic gulf, horse drawn carriage rides, local shopping and much more.


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 – 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 04 – At leisure / Athens (B)

Breakfast and day at leisure to explore more of the city on your own. A walk in Ermou street for some shopping, or exploring Plaka, Monastiraki and Thision are some of your options for the day. Alternative, you may join any of the available optional excursions (depending on the day of the week), to visit Delphi, or Argolis (Corinth canal, Mycenae, Epidaurus) or Cape Sounion (temple of Poseidon).


Day 05 – Departure (B)

Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

Flavors Of Athens 5 Days
2024
Daily Departure Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Trp Occ
Jan 03 -Jan 07 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Jan 10 - Jan 14 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Jan 17 -Jan 21 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Jan 24 - Jan 28 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Jan 31 - Feb 04 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Feb 07 - Feb 11 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Feb 14 -Feb 18 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Feb 21 - Feb 25 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Feb 28 -Mar 03 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Mar 06 - Mar 10 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Mar 13 - Mar 17 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Mar 20 - Mar 24 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Mar 27 - Mar 31 CAD 1,865 CAD 1,170 CAD 990
Apr 03 - Apr 07 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Apr 10 -Apr 14 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Apr 17 - Apr 21 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Apr 24 - Apr 28 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
May 01 - May 05 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
May 08 - May 12 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
May 15 - May 19 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
May 22 - May 26 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
May 29 - Jun 02 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jun 05 - Jun 09 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jun 12 - Jun 16 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jun 19 - Jun 23 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jun 26 - Jun 30 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jul 03 - Jul 07 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jul 10 - Jul 14 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Jul 17 - Jul 21 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Jul 24 - Jul 28 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Jul 31 - Aug 04 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Aug 07 - Aug 11 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Aug 14 - Aug 18 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Aug 21 - Aug 25 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Aug 28 - Sep 01 CAD 2,175 CAD 1,355 CAD 1,170
Sep 04 - Sep 08 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Sep 11 - Sep 15 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Sep 18 - Sep 22 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Sep 25 - Sep 29 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Oct 02 - Oct 06 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Oct 09 - Oct 13 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Oct 16 - Oct 20 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Oct 23 - Oct 27 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225
Oct 30 - Nov 03 CAD 2,295 CAD 1,415 CAD 1,225

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on BB, 4 nights in Athens.
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The day cruise to Aegina, Poros, Hydra
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services

Exclusions:

  • 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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