Historical Greece vacation
3 NIGHTS ATHENS, 1 NIGHT OLYMPIA, 1 NIGHT DELPHI, 1 NIGHT METEORA, 3 NIGHTS MYKONOS & 3 NIGHTS SANTORINI
A 13 day Greece vacation package, that combines Athens, Classical Greece, history, and time to relax on the beautiful islands of Mykonos and Santorini.
A truly wonderfull Greece holiday!
DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
DAY 2: ATHENS GUIDED CITY TOUR
The striking contrast between breathtaking monuments of a glorious past and modern elegant structures is what you will enjoy during your tour of Athens. Visit the Acropolis,the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens. Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium(site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the Tomb of the unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library. In contrast, conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis museum, a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens. Balance of day at leisure.
DAY 3: ATHENS / OLYMPIA
This morning we depart for Corinth to start our 4-day Classical Tour. Stop at the Corinth Canal. Drive to Epidarus to visit its theatre, known for its remarkable acoustics and then on to Nauplia (short stop). Continue on to Mycenae to visit the beehive tombs and the citadel. Then depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnese area, passing the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: OLYMPIA / DELPHI
In the morning visit the ancient home of the Olympic Games and the fascinating Museum. Then drive via Patras and Rion, take the new bridge to Antirion to continue to Delphi through Nafpaktos. Arrive in Delphi in early evening. Dinner, overnight.
DAY 5: DELPHI / METEORA
This morning visit the Archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. Walk the Sacred Way, visit the temple of Apollo, the theatre and the stadium on the mount Parnassos and then on to the Museum housing some masterpieces of the Greek sculpture such as the famous bronze statue of the “Charioteer”. Depart for Meteora. Drive through Lamia, Trikala and arrive in Kalambaka in early evening. Dinner, overnight.
DAY 6: METEORA / ATHENS
In the morning, visit the breathtaking site of Meteora. Visit of two Monasteries. After lunch drive to Athens via Thermopylae (short stop). Arrive in Athens in early evening. Overnight Athens.
DAY 7: ATHENS / MYKONOS
Early morning transfer to the Pireaus port, to board your ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival in Mykonos you will met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 8 & 9: MYKONOS
Days at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy this unique island. Mykonos island is a wonderful kaleidoscope of cosmopolitan shops, rocking bars, quaint windmills, great beaches, homey taverns and hidden churches all set against a brilliant blue backdrop. And it’s not just the water that sparkles in the sun on Mykonos, but also the marble streets and beautiful white cubist buildings that characterize the island’s architecture.
DAY 10: MYKONOS / SANTORINI
Early morning transfer to the port to board the high speed catamarn to Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini you will met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 11 & 12: SANTORINI
Days at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world. Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange. The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion. Inland, fertile soils provide a softer landscape of silvery olive trees, fields of tomatoes and neatly pegged vineyards that produce sweet amber-colored wine.
DAY 13: SANTORINI / ATHENS
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Athens.
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Mykonos island
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini island
- Half day Athens sightseeing tour
- 4 day/3 night Classical Greece coach tour (Olympia, Delphi, Meteora)
- Ferry tickets Athens – Mykonos – Santorini
- Air tickets Santorini to Athens
- All transfers as mentioned
- Daily breakfast
- 3 dinners (Olympia, Delphi & Meteora)
- Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
- 24 hour assistance phone number
- All taxes
- Travel insurance
- International flights
- Personal expenses
5-star: € 280 – € 1,000+ per person, per day
4-star: from € 200 per person, per day
3-star: from € 140 per person, per day
– airport and/or port transfers
– domestic transportation within Greece
– tours or activities
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– trip planning
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