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Classic Greece

A great introduction to Greece, this short tour takes you from Athens, the centre of the ancient world, across Greece through Argolis & Mycenae, to Olympia, the birthplace of the modern Olympics, and back to Athens via Delphi

Solo travellers may have to pay more for this tour. Contact Us for further information

Day 1: Arrive in Athens, transfer to hotel

On your arrival in Athens airport (ATH) our representative will be greet you and transfer you to your hotel in the centre of the city. The rest of the day is free for you to settle in and have a first look around. Extra nights in the Athens hotel are available on request.
Athens hotel
Extra day in Athens - pre-tour, Single Room Supplement (GRSGCG)

Day 2: Athens, city tour

Our tour of Athens starts this morning at the Panathenaikon (Kallimarmaro) Stadium where we'll learn about the first Olympic Games of the modern era which were held here in 1896. Continuing on we make several other stops to see more of ancient and modern Athens, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament building, memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and Constitution Square (Syntagma).
In the afternoon we head to one of the most important and famous ancient sites in the world, the Acropolis, which sits on top of a rocky hill overlooking the city, providing great views. You'll see the temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch, which formed a symbolic entrance to the city. You'll also tour the Temple of Nike, the most famous of Greek relics, the Parthenon, and see the original home of the marble sculptures removed by Lord Elgin that are now held in the British Museum in London. While at the Acropolis you'll also visit the impressive museum, the towering entrance of Propylaea, the Erechtheion, and the Temple of the Athene Nike.
Athens hotel

Day 3: Olympia via Mycenae, Palamidi fortress & Epidaurus

We leave Athens early this morning and cross the Corinth Canal en-route to the UNESCO WOrld Heritage Site of Mycenai. Here we'll see the home of mythical Agamemnon, the Lions gate, royal tombs and the Cyclopean walls. After touring these sites with our guide we head on to Nafplion which was the first capital of Greece in the region of Argolis. The picturesque town here nestles at the foot of a cliff with the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress towering above. Finally we'll visit the ancient theatre of Epidaurus which is famous for its acoustics, before arriving in Olympia in the evening.
Olympia hotel

Day 4: Olympia, drive to Delphi

Olympia is the birthplace of the Olympic Games, which are thought to have begun here in 776 BC as part of a religious festival in honour of the king of the gods, Zeus. We'll visit the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia and learn more about the games' history, taking in the Temple of Zeus and Hera, the Stadium, the altar of the Olympic flame, and the museum which hosts and impressive statue of Hermes of Praxiteles.
Later in the afternoon we leave Olympia and head north over the Rio-Antirio Bridge to Delphi.
Delphi hotel

Day 5: Delphi, return to Athens

Delphi was once considered the centre of the ancient world and we'll tour a range of sites here including the remains of the Temple of Apollo which are remarkably well preserved. We also take in the Temple of Athena, the Oracle of Delhpi and the Castalian Spring before you can explore the Archaeological Museum of Delphi which hosts some of ancient Greece's best remaining masterpieces such as Eniochos the bronze Charioteer. Finally we return back to Athens in the afternoon for your final evening.
Athens hotel

Day 6: Athens, transfer to airport

Your tour ends after breakfast this morning and your time is free for some final exploring of Athens, or souvenir shopping at your leisure before we transfer you back to the airport for your departure. Extra nights in the Athens hotel are available on request.
Extra day in Athens - post-tour

Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens, UNESCO World Heritage site of Mycenae, Nafplion & Palamidi fortress, ancient theatre of Epidaurus, birth place of the Olympic Games at Olympia, Temple of Apollo at Delphi

Product Type: Tour/cruise including overnight stay
Grade: All ages / Not applicable
Accommodation: Various levels

Suitable for Solo: Yes
Suitable for Couples: Yes
Suitable for Groups: Yes
Suitable for Students: Yes

What's Included

  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary in approx. 4-star level hotels
  • All transport and transfers in AC non-smoking vehicles
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Services of a professsional local tour guide for all sightseeing tours
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (5 breakfasts)
  • Tipping kitty (except driver & guide)

What's Excluded

  • International flights (available on request)
  • Visa fees (if applied)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory, available on request)
  • Single room supplements (chargeable if a same-sex room share is not available)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to sites visited (allow approx. EUR 56)
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Tips for guide & driver
  • Optional tours
  • Any other items not mentioned above

Departure date Price per person Number of seats available
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