Classical tour + Athens 8
days / 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel .
Day 2: Athens sightseeing
After breakfast- Departure
for temple of Olympian Zeus (visit). Proceed to Panathinaiko
cradle of the
first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the
Prime's Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful
Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden,
Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown
soldier, Schliemann's House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,
University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square
,Russian Orthodox Church, Acropolis, visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena
Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion and Museum of the Acropolis . F
ree afternoon to visit Plaka, the hill of Lycabetus and the National
Gardens . Overnight in the hotel .
Day 3: Mycenae/Epidaurus/Nafplio
Departure after breakfast; we are passing by Olympic Stadium to
see the Athens 2004 Olympics main venue. We continue for the Corinth
Canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre,
world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nafplion (short
stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive to Mycenae
. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the
afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs) depart for Olympia , the
birth place of the Olympic Games, through the cities of Tripolis
and Megalopolis (short stop).
Overnight stay in Olympia .
Day 4: Olympia
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. Depart via Patras (short stop) to Rion, cross the Corinthian
bay by the new bridge to Antirion . Pass by the city
of Nafpaktos 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 in Delphi
Day 5: Delphi
Visit the archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi . In the
afternoon return to Athens .
Day 6: Cape Sounion
Free morning. About15H30 departure for a wonderful drive along
the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic
Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada,
Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to Cape Sounion where you will visit the 5th
century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking
panoramic views in the world (on a clear day you can see at least
seven islands).The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.
in the evening. Overnight in Athens
Day 7: Free day in Athens
day is free to discover Athens the oldest capital in Europe . Breakfast
in the hotel.
Day 8: Departure
Having finished your breakfast in the hotel , transfer to the airport
for your departure flight.
Package price per person in double room in Euros. CODE 6P
Hotel category A ****
Hotel category B ***
- 5 nights hotel accommodation in Athens (hotel
class of your choice).
- Half day Athens sightseeing tour.
- 3-day classical tour on half board basis (hotel
class of your choice).
- Half day excursion to Cape Sounion .
- Entrance fees in the archaeological sites and museums.
- All transfers as mentioned.
- Daily breakfast.
- Local taxes.
- The assistance and supervision from our agency.
For any other Hotel class please contact us.