Smart Three

Duration: 8 days /7 nights
Panoramic view of Kalambaka city from Meteora
Package rate per person in double room in low season From 1111

This package provides the ideal opportunity to experience vastly diverse aspects of Greece. The cosmopolitan city of Athens, the more traditional parts of the mainland and of course the Greek islands. Start your journey from Athens, where ancient ruins lie next to contemporary buildings and stand in awe at marvelous coming together of two eras that are millennia apart. Heave your anchors for a mini cruise to the picturesque islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina where you will traverse the local trails leading to secluded sandy beaches. Travel through mainland's vivid natural environment sprinkled with graphic villages which encompass true Greek hospitality. Immerse yourself in the rich history, including Epidaurus, Mycenae and the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus. Finally, you will bear witness to one of the world's most unique geological formations when you visit Meteora, where you can see monasteries hanging on for dear life on the cliff sides raising up from the valley. Make the smart choice and book now!

Arrival in Athens:  Every Friday, Saturday or Sunday (Nov 2018 – March 2019) & daily (April - October)

NOT INCLUDED:

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

*Optional private City Tour with additional cost

  • Day 1 – Arrival in Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 – Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 3 – One Day Cruise
    07.30 a.m. Transfer by motor coach from Athens center to Piraeus port to embark on the cruise ship in order to start the full day cruise to the 3 beautiful Islands of  Hydra – Poros – Aegina, which are nearby Athens (lunch on board is included). Return to Piraeus port at 7.15 p.m. and transfer back to your hotel in Athens.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Day 4 - Arrival in Olympia
    Early in the morning, departure for the 4 days classical tour. Today visit ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus theatre, famous for its acoustics. After a short stop at Nafplion depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus.
    Overnight: Olympia
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 5 – Arrival in Delphi
    In the morning visit the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge of Rio-Antirio. Arrive in Delphi.
    Overnight: Delphi
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 6 - Arrival in Kalambaka
    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.
    Overnight: Kalambaka
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 7 - Return to Athens
    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 for overnight stay.
  • Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 8 – Departure from Athens
    After breakfast you will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 1 – Arrival in Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 – Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 3 – One Day Cruise
    07.30 a.m. Transfer by motor coach from Athens center to Piraeus port to embark on the cruise ship in order to start the full day cruise to the 3 beautiful Islands of  Hydra – Poros – Aegina, which are nearby Athens (lunch on board is included). Return to Piraeus port at 7.15 p.m. and transfer back to your hotel in Athens.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Day 4 - Arrival in Olympia
    Early in the morning, departure for the 4 days classical tour. Today visit ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus theatre, famous for its acoustics. After a short stop at Nafplion depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnesus.
    Overnight: Olympia
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 5 – Arrival in Delphi
    In the morning visit the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia and over the magnificent cable stayed bridge of Rio-Antirio. Arrive in Delphi.
    Overnight: Delphi
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 6 - Arrival in Kalambaka
    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.
    Overnight: Kalambaka
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     
  • Day 7 - Return to Athens
    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 for overnight stay.
  • Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 8 – Departure from Athens
    After breakfast you will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast

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.