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Classical Greece Tour with Meteora

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Visit: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

Explore the glory of ancient Greece with this four day classical tour from Athens. With this unique tour you'll visit and enjoy five UNESCO world heritage sites.

Day 1: Athens - Olympia

Today we depart from Athens for the Corinth canal for a short stop. We then continue driving to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia for a short stop and through the plain of Argos where we will arrive at Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon there is an optional stop for souvenirs before we depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games. Overnight stay in Olympia.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Rion - Delphi

After breakfast, visit the archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum. We then depart via Patras, where we have a short stop to Rion and cross the Corinthian Bay by the bridge to Antirion. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova. Overnight stay in Delphi.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Delphi - Kalambaka

Today you'll visit the archaeological site, and, the Museum of Delphi. Then we continue our journey to Kalambaka via Central Greece where we have a short stop in Lamia. We will stay overnight in Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks, and the gateway to Meteora.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Meteora - Athens

Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the Byzantine Monasteries. Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list. The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which for centuries provided totally inaccessible retreats for the monks and is considered to be one of the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions.  We then return to Athens passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae.

Meals: Breakfast


Please note: To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts. We normally visit the Great Meteoro Monastey and St. Stefanos. Every Tuesday we will visit instead of Great Meteoro, the Varlaam monastery.

 

Escorted Tour Package Includes:

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Hotel pick up service
  • Services of a Professional and Licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • Hotel accommodation based on your choice (A class / T class)

 

Not Included:

  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Lunch

 

Highlights:

  • Corinth canal
  • Mycenae archaeological site
  • Ancient theater of Epidaurus
  • Olympia archaeological site & museum
  • Delphi site & museum
  • Meteora rocks with its spiritual monasteries

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (ke)

Package Information

  • Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: April - October 2019
  • Cities Visited: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
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