4 Days Classical Tour

Including the historic sights of Olympia, Delphi & Meteora
Duration:
4 Days / 3 Nights
The Holy Monastery of St. Stephen, Meteora rock formations
per person in First class 569

Visit the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus – Mycenae – Olympia – Delphi and the Monasteries of Meteora perched atop giant granite monoliths. A time and money efficient way to explore the mainland and history of Ancient Greece. Experience these mainland treasures of Greece and cover a wide and fascinating spectrum of history through alternating landscape.

From November 7th 2016 to March 27th 2017
Every Monday First Class only

From April to October 2017 
Every Monday from 3/4 to 30/10
Every Tuesday from 4/4 to 24/10
Every Saturday from 8/4 to 21/10
Thursdays only the following dates : 20/4 – 11/5 – 18/5 – 25/5 – 08/6 – 22/6 – 06/7 – 20/7 – 03/8 – 24/8 – 14/9 – 21/9 – 28/9  & 05/10

From November 2016 to March 2017:

  • Half board First class 569 € per person
  • Supplement for Single First class 105 €

From April to October 2017:

  • Half board First class 598 € per person
  • Half board Tourist class 527 € per person
  • Supplement for Single First class 108 €
  • Supplement for Single Tourist class 84 €

DAY 1: Leave by the coastal road for the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion (short stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.

DAY 2: In the morning visit the archaeological site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Then drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge which crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 3: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing rock formations of Meteora. Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 4: Visit Meteora. Amidst striking scenery, perched on huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless monasteries where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit the monument of Leonidas). Arrive in Athens early in the evening.

Departure at approximately 08:45 - Return at approximately 19:00 (4th day)

  • Visit of Epidaurus Theatre
  • Visit of Mycenae Archaeological site & Tomb of Agamemnon
  • Visit of Olympia Archaeological site & Museum
  • Short stop at Nafplion
  • Visit of Delphi Archaeological site & Museum
  • Visit of Meteora Monasteries (2 monasteries)
  • Entrance fees to the sites included
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Olympia
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Delphi
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Kalambaka (Meteora area)
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pick up / drop off service from most of the hotels in Athens
  • All taxes

Not included:

  • Your international airfare
  • Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • VISA expenses
  • This tour includes a complimentary pick-up / drop-off service from / to your hotel or other predefined spots in Athens and surrounding areas. Maximum duration of this service to gather / distribute tour participants is approximately 1 hour. Thus, pick-up time may vary for each guest and will be promptly provided by your personal agent.
  • The tour is bilingual, implemented in both english and french.
  • Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels, from G.O. terminal around 19:30 hrs.
  • Appropriate clothing is required to visit the Monasteries. Long skirts below the knees for the ladies and long trousers for the gentlemen. The monasteries, also, provide long skirts before every entrance. The ladies can choose and wear a long skirt over their clothing, during the tour, and return it, prior to their departure.
  • The tour will not be materialized on the following dates:
    • December 25, 2016
    • December 26, 2016
    • January 01, 2017
    • March 25, 2017
    • April 16, 2017
    • May 01, 2017
    • December 25, 2017
    • December 26, 2017