Seniors Winter Special

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Ancient ruins of the archaeological site of Olympia, Peloponnese
per person in double room From 1594

They say life begins after retirement and we agree. What better way to celebrate your golden years than under the golden Greek sun? We offer a unique package exclusively for senior travelers looking for a vacation with the perfect mixture of culture and entertainment. If you want to experience authentic Mediterranean cuisine and wine, bask in the elegance of ancient Greek history, or anything in between, then you’ve come to the right place. Your adventure begins in Athens, where you will soak up the exquisite blend of urban life and the ancient world through our meticulously planned tour. Explore the narrow streets of Plaka and take some refreshment with cold ouzo and traditional Greek meze on the side. The carefully planned private half day city tour will take you to the most important ancient monuments in the capital.

Your trip is far over though, as what follows is the chance to experience mainland Greece with a 4-day classical tour. This marvelous tour will take you to historic cities like Delphi with its renowned oracle, Olympia from where you will visit Mycenae and the Epidaurus Theater and Meteora, the geological wonder, where you can admire Byzantine monasteries perched from steep cliffs. Then it’s off to explore the islands of the Saronic Gulf! A full day cruise will introduce you to Aegina, Poros and Hydra, an islands where cars have been banned for decades. Walk through the narrow streets leading from the port to hidden shops and traditional taverns to get a feel of the Greek islandic life. Everything you've ever thought of experiencing in enchanting Greece is here for the taking! Don't miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Starting: Every Saturday (Nov 01, 2021 to March 31, 2022)

 

  • 4 nights accommodation in Athens
  • Private half-day Athens city tour with English speaking guide, visit to Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
  • 4-day Classical Tour with Meteora, A’ class hotels on half-board basis
  • 1-Day Cruise to the Saronic islands (Hydra, Poros & Aegina)
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 3 dinners
  • VAT for all services

Not included:

  • International flight tickets
  • Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and/or dinner
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Stayover hotel tax (to be paid directly to the hotel)

Optional: You can upgrade the 4-Days Classical Tour with Meteora to a private one, at additional cost.

  • Day 1: Arrival at Athens
    Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private driver. Have the rest of the day to relax and start your acquaintance with the city at your own pace.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
  • Day 2: Athens - Private Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel, in order to start the morning Private Athens Sightseeing Tour. An essential part of any visit to Athens, this private tour will take you to the most important landmarks of the Greek capital, culminating in the historic Acropolis and its magnificent museum. An amalgamation of culture, history and philosophy from both antiquity and the modern era. After witnessing history come alive you will have the afternoon at leisure for some well-earned rest.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 3: Athens to Olympia
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by and depart on a four day Classical tour. We take the coastal road to the Corinth Canal, where we will make a short stop. Back on the road and onto the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, a monument to the arts and a structure famous for its remarkable acoustics. We will then drive on to Mycenae where we will visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then it's off to Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games, through the scenic routes of Central Peloponnese, as well as the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. It is there that we will stop for the night.
    Overnight: Olympia
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
  • Day 4: Olympia to Delphi
    You cannot visit Olympia and not pay tribute to the ruler of Olympus, so that is what we will do in the morning with a visit to the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the archaeological museum. Afterwards, we will take a drive through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and the magnificent bridge of Rio-Antirio which connects the two sides of the Corinthian Bay. We will pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, to arrive in Delphi, our own sanctuary for the night.
    Overnight: Delphi
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
     
  • Day 5: Delphi to Kalambaka (Meteora Monasteries)
    In the morning, we will visit the archaeological site where the Oracle once stood and then depart for Kalambaka, passing some picturesque villages of Central Greece along the way. 
    Overnight: Kalambaka
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
     
  • Day 6: Return to Athens
    Visit Meteora, a geological marvel of vast, rock pillars rising up from the valley to create a unique spectacle that is a testament to wonders of nature. On top of the pillars, stand Byzantine Monasteries, of immeasurable historical and religious importance. Afterwards you will make your way back via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae (where a short stop to see Leonidas' Monument across the road is in order) and finally arrive to Athens early in the evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 7: Athens - One Day Cruise to the Saronic Islands
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the pier for an all day cruise to the scenic Saronic Islands. Lunch is served on board. You'll be returned back to your hotel in the early evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Day 8: Departure from Athens
    You will meet our driver at the lobby of your hotel and be transferred to the Athens airport for your flight back home.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 1: Arrival at Athens
    Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private driver. Have the rest of the day to relax and start your acquaintance with the city at your own pace.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
  • Day 2: Athens - Private Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel, in order to start the morning Private Athens Sightseeing Tour. An essential part of any visit to Athens, this private tour will take you to the most important landmarks of the Greek capital, culminating in the historic Acropolis and its magnificent museum. An amalgamation of culture, history and philosophy from both antiquity and the modern era. After witnessing history come alive you will have the afternoon at leisure for some well-earned rest.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 3: Athens to Olympia
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by and depart on a four day Classical tour. We take the coastal road to the Corinth Canal, where we will make a short stop. Back on the road and onto the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, a monument to the arts and a structure famous for its remarkable acoustics. We will then drive on to Mycenae where we will visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then it's off to Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games, through the scenic routes of Central Peloponnese, as well as the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. It is there that we will stop for the night.
    Overnight: Olympia
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
  • Day 4: Olympia to Delphi
    You cannot visit Olympia and not pay tribute to the ruler of Olympus, so that is what we will do in the morning with a visit to the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the archaeological museum. Afterwards, we will take a drive through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and the magnificent bridge of Rio-Antirio which connects the two sides of the Corinthian Bay. We will pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, to arrive in Delphi, our own sanctuary for the night.
    Overnight: Delphi
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
     
  • Day 5: Delphi to Kalambaka (Meteora Monasteries)
    In the morning, we will visit the archaeological site where the Oracle once stood and then depart for Kalambaka, passing some picturesque villages of Central Greece along the way. 
    Overnight: Kalambaka
    Meals: Breakfast, Diner
     
  • Day 6: Return to Athens
    Visit Meteora, a geological marvel of vast, rock pillars rising up from the valley to create a unique spectacle that is a testament to wonders of nature. On top of the pillars, stand Byzantine Monasteries, of immeasurable historical and religious importance. Afterwards you will make your way back via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae (where a short stop to see Leonidas' Monument across the road is in order) and finally arrive to Athens early in the evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 7: Athens - One Day Cruise to the Saronic Islands
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the pier for an all day cruise to the scenic Saronic Islands. Lunch is served on board. You'll be returned back to your hotel in the early evening.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Day 8: Departure from Athens
    You will meet our driver at the lobby of your hotel and be transferred to the Athens airport for your flight back home.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • To ensure the safety of our guests, all transfers will be private and in line with health protocols.
  • The hotels included in our vacation programs comply with the mandatory health and safety protocols instituted by the Greek National Health Organization in collaboration with the Greek Government.
  • 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 land tours are usually bilingual, implemented in English and one additional language (French or Italian).
  • The land tours include 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.
Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
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Nov 01, 2021 - March 31, 2022134915942675