Marvels of Greece
6 Days

ITINERARY

6 Days: Athens, Delphi, Kalambaka, Meteora, Aegina, Poros, Hydra

Tour Overview:

Experience Greece on this magical tour! 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, just to name a few. You will then travel towards Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity. Next, you will visit Meteora to soak up the wonderful views. The tour continues with a cruise of the islands of the Saronic gulf, visit Hydra, a picturesque little “vehicle free” island and the island of Poros with its clock tower facing the Peloponnese.


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. Delphi / Kalambaka (B,D)

After our breakfast we depart northwards towards Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). In the afternoon, and after a short break for lunch (not included), we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.


Day 04. Meteora / Athens (B)

This morning we will be visiting Meteora. Amazing rock formations, like towers of sandstone, stand ageless, and have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. A number of monasteries are hidden on top of Meteora. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece and belongs to Unesco’s list of world heritage monuments. After our visit, we will take the road back to Athens. On the way, we will make a short stop at Thermopylae, to admire the statue of Leonidas king of Sparta. Overnight in Athens.


Day 05. Day cruise to Aegina, Poros & Hydra / Athens (B,L)

Early breakfast this morning and we transfer to the port 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 06. Departure (B)

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

Notes:
1. The order of excursions/visits may change depending on the departure date.

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2024
Daily Departure Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Trp Occ
Jan 03 - Jan 08 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Jan 10 - Jan 15 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Jan 17 - Jan 22 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Jan 24 - Jan 29 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Jan 31 - Feb 05 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Feb 07 - Feb 12 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Feb 14 - Feb 19 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Feb 21 - Feb 26 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Feb 28 - Mar 04 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Mar 06 - Mar 11 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Mar 13 - Mar 18 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Mar 20 - Mar 25 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Mar 27 - Apr 01 CAD 2,330 CAD 1,540 CAD 1,350
Apr 03 - Apr 08 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Apr 10 - Apr 15 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Apr 17 - Apr 22 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Apr 24 - Apr 29 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
May 01 - May 06 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
May 08 - May 13 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
May 15 -May 20 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
May 22 - May 27 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
May 29 - Jun 03 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jun 05 - Jun 10 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jun 12 - Jun 17 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jun 19 - Jun 24 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jun 26 - Jul 01 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jul 03 - Jul 08 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jul 10 - Jul 15 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Jul 17 - Jul 22 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Jul 24 - Jul 29 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Jul 31 - Aug 05 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Aug 07 - Aug 12 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Aug 14 - Aug 19 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Aug 21 - Aug 26 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Aug 28 - Sep 02 CAD 2,680 CAD 1,750 CAD 1,575
Sep 04 - Sep 09 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Sep 11 - Sep 16 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Sep 18 - Sep 23 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Sep 25 - Sep 30 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Oct 02 - Oct 07 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Oct 09 - Oct 14 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Oct 16 - Oct 21 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Oct 23 - Oct 28 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
Oct 30 - Nov 04 CAD 2,795 CAD 1,805 CAD 1,620
November and March: Every Monday and Tuesday. Tour will not be operated on 25/12, 01/01, 25/03, 28/04, 31/10. Additional departures on
27/12, 28/12, 03/01, 04/01, 27/03 & 28/03.
April to October: Daily except Thursday. Tour will not be operated on 28/04 & 31/10.
Accommodations:
Athens
Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar
Kalambaka
Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar

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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 2-day Delphi-Meteora 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, 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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