Wonders of Greece
7 Days

ITINERARY

7 Days: Athens, Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka, Meteora

Tour Overview:

Your tour begins in Athens, one of the world’s oldest cities. Visit historical landmarks–the Parthenon, Hadrian’s Arch, Acropolis, and the temples of the Olympian Zeus and Nike–to name a few. Continue to the Peloponnese where you will see the impressive Corinth canal and Epidaurus, famous for its acoustical theatre. Travel to the home of the Olympic Games, Olympia, where you will see the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in antiquity, is up next! For your last full day, you will be visiting Meteora, known for its breathtaking views and amazing rock formations.


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 / Kalambaka (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 be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.


Day 06 – 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 07 – Departure (B)

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

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2024
Daily Departure Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Trp Occ
Jan 03 - Jan 09 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Jan 10 - Jan 16 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Jan 17 - Jan 23 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Jan 24 - Jan 30 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Jan 31 - Feb 06 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Feb 07 - Feb 13 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Feb 14 - Feb 20 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Feb 21 - Feb 27 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Feb 28 - Mar 05 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Mar 06 -Mar 12 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Mar 13 - Mar 19 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Mar 20 - Mar 26 CAD 2,725 CAD 1,845 CAD 1,680
Mar 27 - Apr 02 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Apr 03 - Apr 09 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Apr 10 - Apr 16 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Apr 17 - Apr 23 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Apr 24 - Apr 30 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
May 01 - May 07 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
May 08 - May 14 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
May 15 - May 21 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
May 22 - May 28 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
May 29 - Jun 04 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jun 05 - Jun 11 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jun 12- Jun 18 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jun 19 - Jun 25 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jun 26 - Jul 02 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jul 03 - Jul 09 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Jul 10 - Jul 16 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Jul 17 - Jul 23 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Jul 24 - Jul 30 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Jul 31 - Aug 06 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Aug 07 - Aug 13 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Aug 14 - Aug 20 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Aug 21 - Aug 27 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Aug 28 - Sep 03 CAD 3,075 CAD 2,090 CAD 1,945
Sep 04 - Sep 10 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Sep 11 - Sep 17 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Sep 18 - Sep 24 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Sep 25 - Oct 01 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Oct 02 - Oct 08 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Oct 09 - Oct 15 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Oct 16 - Oct 22 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Oct 23 - Oct 29 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
Oct 30 - Nov 05 CAD 3,165 CAD 2,125 CAD 1,975
November to March: Every Saturday and Sunday. Tour will not be operated on 23/12, 24/12, 30/12, 31/12, 23/03, & 24/03. Additional departures on
26/12, 01/01, 02/01, 25/03, 26/03, & 27/03.
April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday until 27/10. Tour will not be operated on 01/4, 08/04, 26/04,
29/04,02/05, 03/05, & 04/05 .
Accommodations:
Athens
Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar
Olympia
Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar
Delphi
Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar
Kalambaka
Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 4-day classical Greece & Meteora tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums

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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