Wonders of Greece
7 Days: Athens, Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka, Meteora
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.Send This Tour To A Friend
|November to March: Every Saturday and Sunday. Tour will not be operated on 24/12, 25/12 and 31/12. Additional departures on 26/12.|
|April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday until 29/10. Tour will not be operated on 03/04, 13/04, 14/04, 15/04, 24/04, 26/10 and 27/10.|
|Dates||DBL Occ||Sgl Occ|
|Jan 07 - Jan 13||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 08 - Jan 14||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 14 - Jan 20||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 15 - Jan 21||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 21 -Jan 27||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 22 - Jan 28||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 28 - Feb 03||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Jan 29 - Feb 04||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 04 - Feb 10||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 05 - Feb 11||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 11 - Feb 17||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 12 - Feb 18||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 18 - Feb 24||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 19 - Feb 25||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 25 - Mar 03||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Feb 26 - Mar 04||CAD 1,825||CAD 2,680|
|Mar 04 - Mar 10||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 05 - Mar 11||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 11 - Mar 17||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 12 - Mar 18||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 18 - Mar 26||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 19 - Mar 27||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 25 - Mar 31||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Mar 26 - Apr 01||CAD 1,850||CAD 2,735|
|Apr 03 - Apr 09||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Apr 10 - Apr 16||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Apr 17 - Apr 23||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Apr 24 - Apr 30||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|May 01 - May 07||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|May 08 - May 14||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|May 15 - May 21||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|May 22 - May 28||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|May 29 - Jun 04||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Jun 05 - Jun 11||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Jun 12 - Jun 18||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Jun 19 - Jun 25||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Jun 26 - Jul 02||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Jul 03 - Jul 09||CAD 2,085||CAD 3,075|
|Jul 10 - Jul 16||CAD 2,085||CAD 3,075|
|Jul 17 - Jul 23||CAD 2,085||CAD 3,075|
|Jul 24 - Jul 30||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Jul 31 - Aug 06||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Aug 07 - Aug 13||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Aug 14 - Aug 20||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Aug 21 - Aug 27||CAD 2,065||CAD 3,030|
|Aug 28 - Aug 03||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Sep 04 - Sep 10||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Sep 11 - Sep 17||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Sep 18 - Sep 24||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Sep 25 - Oct 01||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Oct 02 - Oct 08||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Oct 09 - Oct 15||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Oct 16 - Oct 22||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Oct 23 - Oct 29||CAD 2,125||CAD 3,140|
|Polis Grand, Golden Age, Zafolia, Titania, Stanley, Athenian Callirhoe or Similar|
|Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar|
|Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar|
|Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar|
- 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
- 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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