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Greece, explore the country of the gods (8 days)

Athens International Airport (ATH), Greece (0)
from/per person  429
  • Group Tours
  • 08 Days


Description

Greece, explore the country of the gods 8 days/ 7 nights

Travel to Greece to explore the country of the gods. See the gorgeous mainland and visit the significant Acropolis and Meteora monasteries. Hear the exciting myths of immortal gods and heroes which are home at ancient gems. Enjoy views on wonderful beaches and azure blue seas, walk in beautiful scenery along olive groves and vineyards, and taste the mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine. Explore Greece with its perfect blend of history and heavenly beauty.

Highlights
  • Delphi
  • Meteora
  • Olympia
  • Parthenon
Comforts
  • Relaxed tour
  • Suitable for all
  • Professional tour guide
  • Comfortable hotels
Included
  • 7 overnights at 3* and 4* hotel
  • Room with bath or shower, and toilet
  • Half board basis – breakfast and dinner, starting with dinner on day 1 and ending with breakfast on the last day
  • Private comfortable coach services as per itinerary
  • Professional licensed guide, English speaking on the excursions days
  • Assistance at airport upon arrival and departure
Supplements
  • Entrance fees
  • Full board
  • Single room supplement
Not included
  • Beverages
  • Tips

Schedule

Welcome to Greece. Arrival at Athens airport and transfer to hotel.

A scenery drive across the mountains and with views on the sea to the famous monasteries Meteora perched on top of huge rocks in central Greece. Visit two ageless monasteries with impressive Byzantine art and admire the views.

Enjoy a picturesque drive through numerous villages to Delphi. Visit the temple of Apollo on the archaeological site, once the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of the oracle and was considered as the navel of the world. See in the Delphi museum the unique bronze charioteer.

With views on the Corinthian Gulf to Nafpaktos a picturesque place with medieval character and charming Venetian port. Cross the bridge to arrive at the Peloponnesus for a visit of Olympia, sanctuary of Zeus and the place of the ancient Olympic games.

In rolling hills filled with olive trees to Mystras, the wonder of Morea, a very important Byzantine citadel with well-preserved churches and monasteries with precious inner decorations and icons. See in the abandoned city the breath-taking medieval ruins, standing in a beautiful landscape. Very interesting is the Olive oil Museum visit exhibiting the history and nowadays procedure of olive trees cultivation.

Walk in the narrow streets of Nafplion a picturesque town with beautiful restored classical buildings and guarded by the Bourtzi fortress. Very impressive is a visit to the theatre of Epidaurus, dedicated to the healer ancient Greek god Asclepius, it is the most perfect ancient Greek theatre regarding acoustics and aesthetics. Stop at the famous iron bridge crossing the Corinthian canal.

In Athens a city sight-seeing tour passing the parliament, national gardens, Olympic Panathinian stadium, the national library and temple of Zeus. Walk up the Acropolis, to see the Parthenon, the Erechteon and Propiles. Enjoy in the Acropolis museum a guided tour seeing unique classical items. Make a walk in Plaka and Monastiraki flea-market to taste daily life.

Free time till departure transfer to Athens airport.