Greece Multi-Day Tour - 8 days
From: € 9,773
Day 1: Athens – Arrive and enjoy your first day in Greece
Athens radiates history and culture at its core in a country considered the cradle of Western Civilization. Ruins of both Greek and Roman development continue to decorate the city center. Byzantine mosaics decorate churches and museums with gilded allure. Your private transfer is waiting at the airport upon your arrival.
Then our driver can take you to the city center and walk around the old town of town. Our tour operator will propose you places for lunch or dinner that meet your needs and interests.
Day 2: Athens
Athens is a city of contemporary beauty wrapped around ancient wonder. Iconic monuments and treasured museums intermix with energetic cafes and lively restaurants. The historic center looks and feels like an open-air exhibit dedicated to the antique beginnings of the city and Western culture. The chic neighborhoods of the more modern city contain art galleries and boutique shops with window displays lining the wide avenues and narrow lanes.
We will arrange a private 6 hours tour with a private vehicle and expert guide to see the highlights of the city (like Handrian’s arc, The marble stadium, Acropolis and Acropolis museum, old city of Athens (Plaka).
Next, we will continue our tour to the temple of Poseidon in Sounio
Day 3: Nafplion – Mycenae – Epidaurus (Distance: 2 hours)
This day starts with a trip to Naflpion.
You drive along the Coastal Road to the Corinth Canal. The light glints off of the crystal-clear water. You stop in the town of Nafplio before reaching the ancient site of Mycenae, home of the infamous King Agamemnon. Nafplio is situated on a small port in the shadow of the Palamidi Fortress. Narrow streets wind around graceful Venetian homes. Neoclassical mansions stand beside unique museums. The city was Greece’s first capital after the country’s independence in the 19th-century. Nafplio’s roots as an important port date back to the Bronze Age.
This day you will visit the prehistoric site of Mycenae, one of the greatest cites that sent an army to Troy. Later, continue your tour in the best well-preserved ancient theaters of antiquity, the Epidaurus theater. Learn details about the tragedy and comedy.
Stay at night in Nafplion.
Day 4: Sparta, The land of Leonidas
Modern Sparta was built exactly in the same location as the ancient city. The ancient site that we will visit afterwards, will astound you. The Acropolis of Ancient Sparta and its monuments, are still standing from the sixth century BC, in defiance of all the centuries gone by. We will see the Ancient Theatre, the Temple of Chalkioikos Athena, the circular building, the remains of the stores of ancient agora, a Persian Gallery and many more. You will have information for each monument that we will see, and for all the events of everyday life of the ancient Spartans and their kings.
Leaving the Acropolis, we will visit the “Tomb of Leonidas,” the most famous king of ancient Sparta. We will feel the respect that harbored the Spartans to their kings and also we will be able to understand their frugal lifestyle.
Then, if you wish, we can continue to the Olive oil and Olive Museum, will make us reflect on the importance of this tree to the survival of local people over the centuries. We will learn how our ancestors collected the olive fruits and the technological evolution which has occurred through the years.
Also, on your way to Olympia there is another archaeological site which is very popular. The Mystras site is dated in the Byzantine Era.
Stay at night in Olympia.
Day 5: Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic games (Distance: 4.5 hours)
The day starts with a trip to Olympia. You can choose to take the easy way from the coastline or the hard way through the mountains (a lot of turns) where you can admire the Greek nature and very traditional villages.
The sunlight brings a verdant glow to the surrounding agricultural region of Olympia The fragrant aroma of cypress trees and olive groves blend in the breeze. The myths of the ancient city of Olympia continue to captivate people around the world, beginning with the legend of Zeus holding the first Olympic Games on the ancient site to commemorate his besting Cronus at wrestling. Lush greenery surrounds the historic ruins of Olympia. The spirit of the Olympics continues to thrive in the modern world thousands of years after the first games were held. Your guide leads you through the celebrated grounds of the city.
This date you will have a tour to ancient Olympia and museum. Then we can continue to other attractions like Bee’s farm, wine tasting or in a place where the kids can be archaeologists and dig to find artifacts.
Next, continue to Delphi.
Night in Delphi.
Day 6: Delphi – Listening to the Oracle (Distance: 3.5 hours)
The day starts with a trip to Delphi. On the way you will stop to Nafpaktos, a seaside small town with a wonderful medieval port.
Your guide will lead you to the archaeological site. The Sacred Way is the main avenue leading to the Sanctuary of Apollo, taking you from the gateway upwards more than 656 feet to the Temple of Apollo.
When you reach the Temple of Apollo, you find the foundations intact with a panoramic view of the rolling mountains across the chasm. The Oracle was once the most trusted person in the ancient Western World, providing prophecies for kings and warriors. The spirit of antiquity is alive and well in the well-preserved ruins of Delphi and the perpetuation of the city’s illustrious mythologies.
This day, you will have a guided tour in the archaeological site and museum of Delfi
Night in Kalambaka-Meteora
Day 7: Meteora – Up in the Monasteries (Distance: 3.5 hours)
This day starts with a trip to Meteora. Your guide leads you to the base of the gigantic rocks and explains that sitting atop those boulders are Monasteries that date back 1,000 years. A network of steps leads to the top of the bluffs. The view the valley below is breathtaking. You can see beyond the foothills of the encompassing mountain to the valley beyond Kalambaka. The small mesas rise 984 feet above the valley floor. The Great Meteoron Monastery is the largest of the six remaining monasteries of the area. It was founded in the 14th-century and has preserved the historic frescoes glistening inside the church.
The tower structure with a timber roof holds a winch used to hoist supplies up the hillside. From below, the monasteries looked as though they were suspended in mid-air. From the top, you can wander around the jutting rocks and windswept grass. The frescoes showcase elements of Greek Byzantine art dating back to the 15th-century. The unique placement of the churches, and their magnificent décor that exemplifies the monk’s dedication to their faith makes the monasteries at Meteora special.
This day you will have a tour in Meteora. Later, you can continue your tour to the mushroom museum or have a truffle hunting tour and taste fresh truffles and continue to Athens
Night in Athens
Final day: Return to Athens (Distance 4.5 hours)
Your private transfer meets you at the hotel after breakfast and escorts you to Athens’ airport for your flight home. Your journey through Greece may have ended, but you take the splendor of the culture and the myths of the landscape home with you.
- Transfer in a fully air-conditioned private Mercedes mini-van
- Transfers from/to airport from/to hotels
- Tailor-made multi-day tour
- Expert licensed guides – guided tours – meet the guides on sites
- Entrance fees
- Hotels boutique or 3 or 4-star hotels with breakfast
- Hotels and food of driver
- Bottled water
- All taxes
The total NET price (All-inclusive) for the tour is:
9773 € for 6 people, for 8 days
What’s not Included:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Personal expenses
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Cancellation and Refund Policy
A participant may change or cancel an agreed service. No penalty will be incurred provided a change in date is made at least 5 days prior to departure and other dates are available. Except as outlined above our cancellation policy applies to our trips and tours.
- If a participant cancels eight (8) days or more prior to departure, a refund less an administrative and credit card fee 15% will be made.
- Cancellations one week or less prior to departure will result in a charge of 50% of the deposit.
- Cancellations twenty-four (24) hours prior to departure will result in no refund.
- Failing to arrive on the day of the tour will not result in a refund.
- In case of cancellation or disruption due to acts of God, war, terrorism, rebellion, strike or any other causes beyond the participants’ control, they will receive a full refund.
Refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the cancellation date.
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