Athens & Greek highlights

acropolis-12044Athens & Greek highlights

Athens & the classical highlights of the ancient Hellas

 


Suggested Itinerary


1st day,  Arrival Day
Upon arrival in Athens, you will meet with our local representative at the airport and be transfered to your hotel. Once you settle in, you are free to stroll in the old town Plaka district. A dinner (optional) will be served in a selected restaurant.

2nd day,  Athens City Tour
In the morning, after breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and begin a sightseeing guided tour of the centre of Athens with itsParliament at the constitution square, the Evzones in their traditional uniform and the Presidential Residence (former Kings Palace), theAcropolis and the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeusand the Panathenian marble Stadium which was refurbished a second time in 1895 for the first Olympics in 1896 and the new Acropolis Museum which is focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis. At noon you will enjoy your lunch (optional ) in a selected Restaurant. Back to hotel and the rest of the day at leisure.

3rd day, Cape Sounion – East Attica Tour  (optional with extra charge)
Today afternoon you will vistit east attica with it s wonderfull landscape & the Cape Sounion. On the way back to Cape Sounion you will visit a private museum with its unique gallery of contemporary greek art, folk art and taste several country entree specials. After visit of the legend Temple of Poseidon Back to Athens to your hotel. A evening farewell dinner (optional ) in a selected restaurant.

4th Day,  Full day excursion to Delphi (optional  with extra charge)
Drive to DELPHI, known in ancient times as the “navel” of the world, famous for its oracle. Visit the museum, with it’s spectacular exhibits and the archaeological site with the monument of the Argos Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall and  the Apollo Temple and more. 

5th Day,  Full day excursion to Argolis (optional with extra charge)
Full day tour to Corinth canal (short stop) and the region of Argolis. Visit Mycenae, one of the major centers of Greek civilization and  the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra’s, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure. Continue on to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument, the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics

6th Day,  One day Cruise to Saronic Islands (optional with extra charge)
One day cruise to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Enjoy your leisurely day cruise with free time on each island to explore. Sail to Poros island, where you’ll have free time for strolling and shopping . Next to the island of Hydra  with its unique charms, whose amphitheater shape and the  special architecture.  After buffet lunch Greek dance show and music on board you reach the island of Aegina,  one of the lovely island a popular getaway for Athenians during the summer months.

7th Day, Departure day
After breakfast check out your hotel and we will arrange your transfer from hotel to Athens International airport  for your flight back home, or extension e.g. holidays on one of the famous cycladic islands , Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, or Santorini

  Accommodation in Additional day

 with Breakfast

Season dates DBL SGL DBL SGL
01.10.18 – 31.03.19   655 775 80 128
01.04.19 – 30.06.19  & 10.09.19 -30.10.19 588 708 71 108
01.07.19 – 09.09.19 568 688 62 99

Services included:

  1. Arrival and departure private transfers from Athens Airport to hotel and return, incl. airport assistance
  2. 6 Overnights with breakfast in Athens in a selected 4 * Hotel
  3. The guided Athens Sightseeing half day Tour (SIC) with professional, licensed multilingual speaking guide
  4. All taxes and VAT of Services
  5. Multilingual Agency Service, 24 hours attention during your stay in Greece

Not included are: Entrance fees, porterage, tips and graduities of any kind, the optional services to be offered, excursions and program points, e.g. the Guided Tours (SIC)  Cape Sounion, Full day Delphi, Full day Argolis, One day Cruise to the Saronic Islands,  as well as additional days with extension program and evtl. a City Tax, to be announced upon booking confirmation

* Individual travelers  have the opportunity to carry out the program individualy with a rented car

 

 

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