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The Percy Jackson Experience (7 days)

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
The Temple of Poseidon, God of the seas and father of Percy
Package rate per person in quadruple room From 1750

If you are a fellow Half Blood, we have great news for you! This season you can embark upon your own mythological adventure following the footsteps of Percy Jackson.

Your odyssey begins in Athens, where you will visit the Acropolis, the sight of the final battle in “Blood of Olympus”. You will then make your way through the places of worship of the old Gods, before you reinvent your roots in Cape Sounion, home to the Temple of Poseidon, God of the Seas and Percy’s father.

Once you pay your respects, you will set your basis at Nafplion, the Navel of Earth and from there launch an expedition to all the must-see places the Demigod himself set foot on. Listen to the Great Prophecies that set Percy’s adventures in motion in the Oracle of Delphi. Discover the origins of the tremendous sorceress Media in Ancient Corinth. Walk through Asclepius’ Healing Sanctuary in Epidaurus and witness the true power of the God behind Leo’s resurrection. To cap it all off, the one-day trip to Ancient Olympia will transport you back in time, to the deadly Olympic Games where Percy and his friends faced Nike.

The Twelve may have been feasting on ambrosia, but traditional Greek cuisine is the next best thing. Don’t forget to explore new flavors during your journey. After all, even Demigods need to eat.

Arrival in Athens: Daily (April - October)

  • 4 nights accommodation in Athens  
  • 1 night accommodation in Nafplion   
  • 1 night accommodation in Ancient Olympia   
  • Private half day Athens walking tour
  • Private half day Cape Sounion tour
  • Private full day Delphi tour
  • Private 3 Day Classical Tour through Nafplion, Ancient Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae and Ancient Olympia
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Meals: 6 breakfasts
  • VAT for all services

Not  Included :

  • International flight tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Customary tips & gratuities to drivers and guides
  • Stayover hotel tax (to be paid directly to the hotel)

 

 

  • Day 1 – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our private minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
  • Day 2 - Athens Walking Sightseeing & Cape Sounion tour
     After breakfast you will meet with the guide at your hotel in order to start the morning Walking Athens Sightseeing Tour. The private tour begins with a short stop in front of the House of Parliament in Syntagma Square where you will see the Monument of the Unknown Soldier and the change of the famous Evzone Guards. A pleasant walk will follow through the National Gardens and on to the Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian's Arch. From there, you will enter the Plaka area heading to the Acropolis and visit with your licensed Guide the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Parthenon, the Monuments that remind us the Glory of Ancient Athens and the Golden Age of Pericles, and see also in the surrounding the Athenian Agora, the Observatories, the Hill of Democracy (Pnyx), Mars and Phlloppapos Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Theater of Dionysus. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The Acropolis museum. Free time to enjoy lunch in Plaka (not included). After lunch, meet with driver and guide, drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore.  After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion. Early evening return to hotel. 
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 3 – Full day Delphi  After breakfast we meet you at your hotel and we board the vehicle for a trip where we’ll discover the "navel of the ancient world"! Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Return to Athens by the same route.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Arrival in Nafplion (through Ancient Corinth & Epidaurus) 
    Leave Athens and drive south west to the Corinth Canal which connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea (short stop). Drive on to visit Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. The remains of the city, which include the Agora (market place) and Apollo's Temple (6th century B.C.) clearly show how rich and important Corinth was in ancient times. A short stop at the sites of the ancient port of Kehries, where St. Paul disembarked, will conclude the visit. Drive on and visit the Theater of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics, where even nowadays the tragedies and comedy plays of Sophocles performed here entertain and instruct the citizens. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion.
    Overnight: Nafplion
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 5 - Arrival at Olympia (through Mycenae)
    Depart around noon for Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site entering the Lions Gate and afterwards visit the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then, head to Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games, passing through the Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis.
    Overnight: Ancient Olympia 
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 6 – Return to Athens
    n the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. A couple of hours free time in Olympia before departing and drive through Tripolis and Corinth. Return to Athens early in the evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 7 – Departure from Athens
    After breakfast you will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our private minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 1 – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our private minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
  • Day 2 - Athens Walking Sightseeing & Cape Sounion tour
     After breakfast you will meet with the guide at your hotel in order to start the morning Walking Athens Sightseeing Tour. The private tour begins with a short stop in front of the House of Parliament in Syntagma Square where you will see the Monument of the Unknown Soldier and the change of the famous Evzone Guards. A pleasant walk will follow through the National Gardens and on to the Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian's Arch. From there, you will enter the Plaka area heading to the Acropolis and visit with your licensed Guide the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Parthenon, the Monuments that remind us the Glory of Ancient Athens and the Golden Age of Pericles, and see also in the surrounding the Athenian Agora, the Observatories, the Hill of Democracy (Pnyx), Mars and Phlloppapos Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Theater of Dionysus. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The Acropolis museum. Free time to enjoy lunch in Plaka (not included). After lunch, meet with driver and guide, drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore.  After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion. Early evening return to hotel. 
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 3 – Full day Delphi  After breakfast we meet you at your hotel and we board the vehicle for a trip where we’ll discover the "navel of the ancient world"! Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Return to Athens by the same route.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Arrival in Nafplion (through Ancient Corinth & Epidaurus) 
    Leave Athens and drive south west to the Corinth Canal which connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea (short stop). Drive on to visit Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. The remains of the city, which include the Agora (market place) and Apollo's Temple (6th century B.C.) clearly show how rich and important Corinth was in ancient times. A short stop at the sites of the ancient port of Kehries, where St. Paul disembarked, will conclude the visit. Drive on and visit the Theater of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics, where even nowadays the tragedies and comedy plays of Sophocles performed here entertain and instruct the citizens. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion.
    Overnight: Nafplion
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 5 - Arrival at Olympia (through Mycenae)
    Depart around noon for Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site entering the Lions Gate and afterwards visit the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then, head to Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games, passing through the Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis.
    Overnight: Ancient Olympia 
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 6 – Return to Athens
    n the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. A couple of hours free time in Olympia before departing and drive through Tripolis and Corinth. Return to Athens early in the evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 7 – Departure from Athens
    After breakfast you will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our private minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • In case of Private tours on Sunday or Holiday, supplement applies.
Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1
SeasonQuadrupleTripleDouble/Twin
April 01-30175021473002
May 01 - Oct 31178921743045