Classical Tour Greece Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi

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Explore the rich history of Classical Greece on a memorable five-day round trip from and to fascinating Athens. Stroll the beautifully arranged streets of this mesmerising ancient city, indulge in the relaxed atmosphere, enjoy the friendliness of the locals, and let the world-famous Acropolis amaze your eyes. Learn about Greece's rich history from an expert guide, see UNESCO-listed sites such as the beautiful Sanctuary of Asclepius and discover the Delphi Archaeological Museum. Join this interesting...
Explore the rich history of Classical Greece on a memorable five-day round trip from and to fascinating Athens. Stroll the beautifully arranged streets of this mesmerising ancient city, indulge in the relaxed atmosphere, enjoy the friendliness of the locals, and let the world-famous Acropolis amaze your eyes. Learn about Greece's rich history from an expert guide, see UNESCO-listed sites such as the beautiful Sanctuary of Asclepius and discover the Delphi Archaeological Museum. Join this interesting tour to have an unforgettable holiday in Greece.
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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL ATHENS - CAPE SOUNIO – ATHENS (140km–4 hrs)

Pass By: Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
On your arrival at Athens airport, a representative will greet you and transfer you to the selected hotel, in a comfortable air-conditioned luxury car. Athens has an array of amazing hotels, and this package has the cream of the crop. In the afternoon drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounio, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounio, before returning to your hotel. In the evening you have the opportunity to...
Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL ATHENS - CAPE SOUNIO – ATHENS (140km–4 hrs)

Pass By: Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
On your arrival at Athens airport, a representative will greet you and transfer you to the selected hotel, in a comfortable air-conditioned luxury car. Athens has an array of amazing hotels, and this package has the cream of the crop. In the afternoon drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounio, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounio, before returning to your hotel. In the evening you have the opportunity to book an optional Night out in Athens tour. Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city centre, and on the slopes of the sacred hill, you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances.

Overnight in Athens.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Dorian Inn or similar 3*

Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Novotel or similar 4*

Day 2: ATHENS – CANAL OF CORINTH – EPIDAURUS – NAUPLION – MYCENAE – OLYMPIA (390 km – 5.5 hrs)

Pass By: Antonios, Olympia, Greece
Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel before taking the coastal road to the Corinth Canal. Stop for a few moments and then drive towards the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Afterwards, proceed to the town of Nauplion and stop to take some stunning photos. Continue driving towards Mycenae to visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.

Overnight in Olympia Breakfast and dinner included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Antonios or similar 3*

Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Europa, Arty Grand or similar 4*

Day 3: OLYMPIA – DELPHI (250 km – 4 hrs)

Pass By: Hotel Hermes, Греция, Akti Koundourou 17, Ag. Nikolaos 721 00, Greece
Begin your day with a mouthwatering breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge that crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, and arrive in Delphi where a comfortable hotel room and a delicious dinner are waiting for you.

Overnight in Delphi Breakfast and dinner included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Hermes, Olympic or similar 3*

Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Amalia or similar 4*

Day 4: DELPHI – ATHENS (190 km– 2.5 hrs)

Pass By: Dorian Inn, Pireos 15, Athina 105 52, Greece
Have breakfast at the hotel and, early in the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Enjoy a few hours of free time in Delphi before departing towards the village of Arachova, renowned for its colourful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes, arriving early in the evening. And in case you missed this on your first day, you have again the chance to enjoy an optional night out in Athens.

Overnight in Athens.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Dorian Inn or similar 3*

Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Novotel or similar 4*

Day 5: DEPARTURE ATHENS

Pass By: Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
After breakfast and check out, leave your luggage at the reception and begin a memorable tour exploring the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896. Continue strolling and pass by the Prime Minister's residence-the ex Royal Palace, guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, see the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis, visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts an order in the mind", the Parthenon. Afterwards, admire the wonders of the classical era at The New Acropolis Museum. In the afternoon transfer to Athens airport and continue with your travelling arrangements.

Breakfast included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • ACCOMMODATION:
  • - 4 nights' accommodation in your selected hotel category
  • TOUR GUIDE:
  • - Air-conditioned shared transportation throughout the tour.
  • 4x Breakfast
  • ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:
  • - Inbound/Outbound transfers from/to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
  • - All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: the Acropolis, the Acroplis Museum, Cape Sounio,
  • TRANSPORT:
  • 2x Dinner
  • OTHER:
  • - Operated with English-speaking guides, on shared basis
  • Delphi Site and Museum, Olympia Site and Museum Epidaurus, Mycenae and Olympia
  • - Meet & Greet on arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
Not Included
  • Gratuities for driver and guide
  • Flight tickets or visa fees
  • Overnight city tax for the hotel overnights effective from January 1st 2018
  • Optional tours
  • Clients will have to pay the TAX on the spot at the hotels.
  • Airport taxes for domestic and international flights
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum, the order of the program can be changed
  • Day 5: In the afternoon transfer to Athens airport for your flight back. Estimated arrival time at the airport is 16:00 hrs. so, please book the departing flight accordingly (or book an additional night in Athens)
  • Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.
  • What do I need to bring? Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Greece. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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