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5 Days / 4 Nights

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 - Day cruise to Aegina, Poros & Hydra / Athens (B,L)
Early breakfast this morning and we transfer to the port of Trokadero for a day cruise to the islands of the Saronic gulf. Our first port of call will be Hydra. A picturesque little "vehicle free" island, well-known to the international jet-set. Take a donkey ride, explore the little cobble-stoned streets and visit the Mitropolis at your own pace. Next, we will be visiting the island of Poros with it clock tower facing the Peloponnese. Last will be a visit to Aegina, a weekend retreat island for many Athenians. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride or take an optional visit to the temple of Afea. Before leaving make sure to buy some pistachios, as Aegina is world-famous for its production. During cruising, you will enjoy a buffet lunch on board, and on the way back you will have to opportunity to see and participate to some traditional Greek dances! Return transfer to our hotel.

Day 04 - At leisure / Athens (B)
Breakfast and day at leisure to explore more of the city on your own. A walk in Ermou street for some shopping, or exploring Plaka, Monastiraki and Thision are some of your options for the day. Alternative, you may join any of the available optional excursions (depending on the day of the week), to visit Delphi, or Argolis (Corinth canal, Mycenae, Epidaurus) or Cape Sounion (temple of Poseidon).
Overnight in Athens.

Day 05 - Departure (B)
Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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  2017              
  Departure dates: Daily throughout the year.          
                 
    Standard        
  For Period DBL SGL TRP        
  01 Nov'16 - 03 Mar'17 $610 $925 $520        
  04 Mar - 29 Mar $635 $965 $540        
  30 Mar - 08 Apr $675 $1,025 $570        
  09 Apr - 14 Oct $695 $1,055 $590        
  15 Oct - 31 Oct $675 $1,025 $570        
           
    First Class        
  For Period DBL SGL TRP        
  01 Nov'16 - 29 Mar'17 $730 $1,190 $625        
  30 Mar - 18 Apr $800 $1,310 $665        
  19 Apr - 29 Apr $810 $1,335 $675        
  30 Apr - 29 Jun $845 $1,400 $705        
  30 Jun - 29 Aug $755 $1,225 $640        
  30 Aug - 31 Oct $845 $1,400 $705        
                 
    Deluxe        
  For Period DBL SGL TRP        
  01 Nov'16 - 29 Mar'17 $920 $1,535 $770        
  30 Mar - 29 Apr $950 $1,575 $785        
  30 Apr - 29 Jun $1,035 $1,750 $850        
  30 Jun - 30 Aug $960 $1,595 $790        
  31 Aug - 31 Oct $1,035 $1,750 $850        
                 
  Accommodations:              
                 
  Athens              
  Hotel Crystal City, Hotel Oscar, Hotel Best Western Museum, Hotel Best Western Pythagorion, Hotel Best Western Candia or similar (S)
  Hotel Titania Hotel Parthenon Hotel Zafolia Hotel Golden Age Hotel Alexandros(F)
  Hotel NJV Athens Plaza, Hotel Divani Caravel, Hotel Metropolitan, Hotel St. George Lycabettus, Hotel Wyndham Grand (D)
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 4 nights in Athens.
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The day cruise to Aegina, Poros, Hydra
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services
Exclusions:
  • 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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