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11 Days / 10 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 - Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae / Olympia (B,D)

After our breakfast we depart towards the Peloponnese. First stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 - Olympia / Delphi (B,D)
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.

Day 05 - Delphi / Kalambaka (B,D)
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in the antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.

Day 06 - Meteora / Athens (B)
This morning we will be visiting Meteora. Amazing rock formations, like towers of sandstone, stand ageless, and have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. A number of monasteries are hidden on top of Meteora. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece and belongs to Unesco's list of world heritage monuments. After our visit, we will take the road back to Athens. On the way, we will make a short stop at Thermopylae, to admire the statue of Leonidas king of Sparta. Overnight in Athens.

Day 07 - Piraeus - Mykonos / Mykonos (B)
In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 08 - At leisure / Mykonos (B)
At leisure to explore the famous island, a meeting point of the international "jet set". Discover its amazing beaches, and enjoy the unique night-life.

Day 09 - Mykonos - Santorini / Santorini (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the port of Mykonos in time to catch the local high-speed ferry to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10 - At leisure / Santorini (B)

At leisure to explore the magical island of Santorini. Discover Fira & Oia with the breathtaking views to the volcano, and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Explore the unique black-sanded beaches or take a boat tour to the islands of the caldera.

Day 11 - Departure (B)
Morning at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport for a short domestic flight, connecting with your international return flight home.

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2017        
Departure dates:        
April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday        
Standard        
For Period DBL SGL TRP        
01 Jun - 11 Jun $1,915 $2,725 $1,760        
12 Jun - 26 Jun $2,045 $2,975 $1,875        
27 Jun - 07 Jul $2,055 $2,995 $1,885        
08 Jul - 25 Aug $2,195 $3,265 $2,020        
26 Aug - 04 Sep $2,055 $2,995 $1,885        
05 Sep - 11 Sep $2,045 $2,975 $1,875        
12 Sep - 16 Sep $1,915 $2,725 $1,760        
17 Sep - 26 Sep $1,865 $2,660 $1,730        
27 Sep - 24 Oct $1,795 $2,530 $1,665        
     
First Class        
For Period DBL SGL TRP        
26 May - 09 Jun $2,280 $3,370 $2,115        
10 Jun - 23 Jun $2,325 $3,425 $2,155        
24 Jun - 14 Jul $2,405 $3,575 $2,230        
15 Jul - 23 Jul $2,575 $3,875 $2,375        
24 Jul - 20 Aug $2,605 $3,930 $2,405        
21 Aug - 04 Sep $2,405 $3,575 $2,230        
05 Sep - 21 Sep $2,280 $3,370 $2,115        
22 Sep - 23 Oct $2,220 $3,250 $2,060        
       
Deluxe        
For Period DBL SGL TRP        
01 Jun - 10 Jun $3,025 $4,855 $2,695        
11 Jun - 23 Jun $3,090 $4,975 $2,745        
24 Jun - 03 Jul $3,305 $5,390 $2,925        
04 Jul - 13 Jul $3,330 $5,440 $2,945        
14 Jul - 20 Aug $3,380 $5,545 $2,990        
21 Aug - 02 Sep $3,130 $5,050 $2,770        
03 Sep - 11 Sep $3,090 $4,975 $2,745        
12 Sep - 18 Sep $3,025 $4,855 $2,695        
19 Sep - 25 Sep $2,810 $4,465 $2,515        
26 Sep - 08 Oct $2,740 $4,325 $2,465        
09 Oct - 23 Oct $2,615 $4,080 $2,350        
       
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)
                 
  Olympia              
  Hotel Antonios or Similar (S)
  Hotel Arty Grand, Hotel Europa or similar(F, D)
                 
  Delphi              
  Hotel Hermes, Hotel Olympic or Similar(S)
  Hotel Amalia or Hotel Apollonia(F, D)
                 
  Kalambaka              
  Hotel Orfea or Hotel Antoniadis(S)
  Hotel Amalia or Hotel Divani (F, D)
                 
  Mykonos:              
  Hotel New Aelos, Hotel Vanilla, Hotel Alkistis (S)
  Hotel Harmony, Hotel Giannoulaki, Hotel Aeolos, Hotel Elena, Hotel Kamari, Hotel Yannaki, Hotel Rhenia, Hotel Pelican Bay (F)
  Hotel Porto Mykonos, Hotel Andronikos, Hotel Petasos beach, Hotel Mykonian Ambassador (D)
                 
  Santorini              
  Hotel Costa Marina, Hotel Pelican, Hotel Alexandra, Hotel Polidefkis, Hotel 28, Hotel Albatros (S)
  Hotel Dana Villas, Hotel Splendour, Hotel El Greco, Hotel Santorini Palace, Hotel Aphrodite Venus, Hotel Acqua Vatos, Hotel Daedalus(F)
  Hotel Majestic, Hotel Lillium, Hotel Cliff Side suites, Hotel Tamarix del mar (D)
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos and 2 nights in Santorini
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 4-day classical Greece tour with Meteora on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • Ferry tickets Piraeus - Mykonos (regular ferry) and Mykonos - Santorini (high-speed ferry), economy class.
  • 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.
  • Any flights.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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