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Classical Greece
6 Days

ITINERARY

6 Days: Athens, Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi

Tour Overview
Starting and ending in Athens, you will visit Classic Greece in 6 days. In Athens, visit the Acropolis and relax in the picturesque Plaka area. The tour travels towards Peloponnese with visits to Epidaurus and Mycenae. Visit the home of the original Olympic Games in Olympia and then continue to what was at one time, the most sacred spot in the world, Delphi.

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)

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 take the road back to Athens.


Day 06 – 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 08 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Jan 10 - Jan 15 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Jan 17 - Jan 22 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Jan 24 - Jan 29 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Jan 31 - Feb 05 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Feb 07 - Feb 12 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Feb 14 - Feb 19 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Feb 21 - Feb 26 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Feb 28 - Mar 05 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Mar 07 - Mar 12 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Mar 14 - Mar 19 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Mar 28 - Apr 02 1150 1750 1055 1275 1960 1170
Apr 04 -Apr 09 1310 1965 1190 1435 2190 1310
Apr 11 - Apr 16 1310 1965 1190 1435 2190 1310
Apr 18 - Apr 23 1310 1965 1190 1435 2190 1310
Apr 25 - Apr 30 1310 1965 1190 1435 2190 1310
May 02 - May 07 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
May 09 - May 14 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
May 16 - May 21 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
May 23 - May 28 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
May 30 - Jun 04 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jun 06 - Jun 11 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jun 13 - Jun 18 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jun 20 - Jun 25 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jun 27 - Jul 02 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jul 04 - Jul 09 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jul 11 - Jul 16 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jul 18 - Jul 23 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Jul 25 - Jul 30 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Aug 01 - Aug 06 1300 1950 1190 1520 2330 1375
Aug 08 - Aug 13 1300 1950 1190 1520 2330 1375
Aug 15 - Aug 20 1300 1950 1190 1520 2330 1375
Aug 22 - Aug 27 1300 1950 1190 1520 2330 1375
Aug 29 - Sep 03 1300 1950 1190 1520 2330 1375
Sep 05 - Sep 10 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Sep 12 - Sep 17 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Sep 19 - Sep 24 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Sep 26 - Oct 01 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Oct 03 - Oct 08 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Oct 10 - Oct 15 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Oct 17 - Oct 22 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
Oct 24 - Oct 29 1350 2040 1220 1525 2365 1365
*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 16, Apr 17, the tour will be operated without visiting the site and museum of Olympia (due to public holiday)
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:

  • Accommodation on BB, 3 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)
  • 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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