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Aspects of Greece
7 Days

ITINERARY

7 Days: Athens, Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi,Aegina, Poros, Hydra

Tour Overview
This tour starts in Athens with a panoramic tour of the historic landmarks of the city.Next, a guided visit to the Acropolis to see the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and more. Stops will be made in Peloponneseto see the Corinth canal, Nafplion, and Mycenae. Experience the wonders of the Ancient Olympia Complex, where the original Olympic Games were held. Delphi is up next for a day full of admiring the amazing sights and learn the history. For the last full day, the tour will transfer to the port of Trokadero for a day cruise to the islands of the Saronic gulf – a day full of adventures that are one of a kind!

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 / Athens. (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 take the road back to Athens. Overnight in Athens.


Day 06 – 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 07 – Departure. (B)

Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.


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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2021 First Class Deluxe
Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL DBL SGL TPL
Jan 03 - Jan 09 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Jan 10 - Jan 16 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Jan 17 - Jan 23 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Jan 24 - Jan 30 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Jan 31 - Feb 06 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Feb 07 - Feb 13 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Feb 14 - Feb 20 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Feb 21 - Feb 27 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Feb 28 - Mar 06 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Mar 07 - Mar 13 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Mar 14 - Mar 20 1400 2085 1290 1570 2365 1440
Mar 28 - Apr 03 1585 2345 1445 1570 2365 1440
Apr 04 - Apr 10 1585 2345 1445 1755 2640 1600
Apr 11 - Apr 17 1585 2345 1445 1755 2640 1600
Apr 18 - Apr 24 1585 2345 1445 1755 2640 1600
Apr 25 - May 01 1585 2345 1445 1755 2640 1600
May 02 - May 08 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
May 09 - May 15 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
May 16 - May 22 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
May 23 - May 29 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
May 30 - Jun 05 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Jun 06 - Jun 12 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Jun 13 - Jun 19 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Jun 20 - Jun 26 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Jun 27 - Jul 03 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Jul 04 - Jul 10 1570 2320 1440 1875 2875 1680
Jul 11 - Jul 17 1570 2320 1440 1875 2875 1680
Jul 18 - Jul 24 1570 2320 1440 1875 2875 1680
Jul 25 - Jul 31 1570 2320 1440 1875 2875 1680
Aug 01 - Aug 07 1570 2320 1440 1790 2710 1625
Aug 08 - Aug 14 1570 2320 1440 1790 2710 1625
Aug 15 - Aug 21 1570 2320 1440 1790 2710 1625
Aug 22 - Aug 28 1570 2320 1440 1790 2710 1625
Aug 29 - Sep 04 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Sep 05 - Sep 11 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Sep 12 - Sep 18 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Sep 19 - Sep 25 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Sep 26 - Oct 02 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Oct 03 - Oct 09 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Oct 10 - Oct 16 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Oct 17 - Oct 23 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
Oct 24 - Oct 30 1640 2440 1485 1875 2875 1680
*For departures within Christmas Week, New Years’ week, and Greek Orthodox Easter week, please ask as itineraries may not be available or maybe altered.
*For the departure dates Apr 15, Apr 16, Apr 17 the tour will be operated without visiting the site and museum of Olympia (due to public holiday)
Accommodation:
Athens
Hotel Titania, Hotel Polis Grand, Hotel Zafolia, Hotel Golden Age, Hotel Alexandros, Hotel Athenian Callirhoe Or Similar (FC)
Hotel NJV Athens Plaza, Hotel Radisson Blue, Hotel Royal Olympic, Hotel St. George Lycabettus, Hotel Wyndham Grand Or Similar (DLX)
Olympia
Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar (FC & DLX)
Delphi
Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar (FC & DLX)

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions & Highlights:

  • Accommodation on BB, 4 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 3-day classical Greece tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • The day cruise to Aegina, Poros and Hydra, including transfers and lunch on board.
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, the day of arrival by an English speaking representative

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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