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Daily Tour Program

 

- Monday - Day 1 - Athens to Olympia - (D)

Early morning, meet up at the lobby of your hotel or in our office and depart from Athens on a scenic drive towards South and upon arrival on Corinth Canal, a short photo stop then continue onto Epidaurus.

Upon arrival, will continue on visiting the Ancient Theatre famous for its impressive acoustics.

The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus It is considered to be the most perfect ancient Greek theatre with regard to acoustics and aesthetics.

Continue our scenic drive through  plains of Argos to Mycenae to visit the Tomb of Famous Agamemnon, then onto ancient sites of Tripolis and Megalopolis.

Upon arrival, check into your hotel, Evening dinner provided in the hotel.

Overnight in Olympia.

 

- Tuesday - Day 2 - Olympia to Delphi - (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up and start the day visiting archaeological sites of Olympia AKA the site of the
Olympic Games in classical times of ancient Greece.

Walk through ancient city and encounter with the Temple of Hera (or Heraion/Heraeum), the Temple of Zeus, the Pelopion, and the area of the altar, where the sacrifices were made.

Visit the array of treasuries representing the various city-states,  The hippodrome and later stadium, the workshop of Pheidias, the Gymnasium, and more....

After our visit, we will be on our way to Delphi, going on another scenic drive through Patras
and have a small break in the charming traditional village of Arachova.

Arrival at the hotel, after check in, dinner overnight in Delphi.

 

- Wednesday - Day 3 - Delphi to Kalambaka (Meteora) - (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel

 Meet up and start the day visiting archaeological sites of Delphi and later the Museum of Delphi.

Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia, the oracle consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. Moreover,
the Greeks considered Delphi the center of the world, as represented by the stone monument known as the Omphalos of Delphi.

Delphi is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in having had a phenomenal influence in the ancient world, as evidenced by the rich monuments built there by most of the important ancient Greek city-states, demonstrating their fundamental Hellenic unity.

After visiting the ancient sites, we will have a sufficient amount of time to visit the Museum
and be on our way to Kalambaka town of Meteora.

Arrival at the hotel, after check in, dinner overnight in Delphi.

 

- Thursday - Day 4 - Meteora to Athens - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up and start the day visiting Meteora Monasteries,

The Meteora meaning heavens on above and beyond is one of the largest and most

important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece.

Monasteries are built on sandstone, and they look amazing from each angle.

Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Enjoy visiting 3 of the most important monastery from inside and have amazing photo opportunities.

In the afternoon,  depart from Meteora and drive back to Athens,

Depending on the traffic it will be about 4 to 5-hour drive back  and in halfway we will make a
rest stop and visit the Monument of Leonidas at Thermopolis.

Arriving in Athens will mark the end of this program.

 

Program ends.

 

3-star hotels - group tour

$545.US Dollars Per person in a double room & $685.00 US Dollars in a single room

 

4-star hotels - group tour

$665 US Dollars Per person in a double room & $785.00 US Dollars in a single room

Private tour options available for this program,  contact us if interested.

 

Price includes

* 3 Nights accommodation in Centrally located, distinctive hotels

* All land transfers with comfortable vehicles

* Professional, English-speaking tour guides

* Admission fees (during the tours) -

* 3 Breakfasts and 3 dinners

* All taxes and service charges

 

Excludes

* Tips

* Lunches and Drinks

* Optional trip Insurance (Contact us if you are interested)


Covering:  Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi
and Meteora in 3 nights 4 full days of Ancient Greece
exploration and education

Tour highlights;

  • Visit The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus It is considered to be the
    most perfect ancient Greek theatre with regard to acoustics
    and aesthetics.
  • Visiting archaeological sites of Olympia AKA the site of the Olympic Games in classical times of ancient Greece.
  • Delphi is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in
    having had a phenomenal influence in the ancient world
  • Visiting Meteora Monasteries

  • Centrally located hotels, friendly people, comfortable transportation skip the line admissions............

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