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- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Boat | Sailing Boat
- Private Bus
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
Explore The Mainland of Greece in 8 Days!
- Visit Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games.
- Explore Meteora, one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
- Visit the archaeological site and museum in the sanctuary of Delphi.
- Go on a cruise in the Saronic Gulf.
Greece is not only about the islands and the beautiful beaches. You will spend 8 days to explore the beautiful sights Greece has to offer! You will visit Peloponnese and the central part of Greece, with the big history and the important ancient monuments. It is also a great opportunity to visit Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, the Mycenae where the Kingdom of Mythical "King Agamemnon" was, the sanctuary of Delphi where the oracle of Apollo spoke and last but not least the Meteora in central Greece where you can see an impressive formation of immense monolithic pillars and hills, one of the UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Discover all these and more during this wonderful trip!
- 4 nights in Athens (double room in a 3,4,5 star hotel), 1 night in Olympia (double room in 4 star hotel), 1 night in Delphi (double room in 3-4 star hotel), 1 night in Kalambaka (double room in 3-4 star hotel)
- 7x breakfast, 3x dinner (Olympia, Delphi and Kalambaka), 1x lunch (during Day Cruise)
- Private transfer from Athens Airport to hotel in Athens and the way back
- One Day Cruise in the Saronic Gulf
- Panoramic Athens City Tour
- 24-hour emergency contact number
- International flights
- Gratuity and tips
- Visa expenses
- Traditional greek dinner in a luxury restaurant in Athens (from 36 euros per/person)
- Single room supplement for all 7-nights (from 245 euros)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Athens!
Welcome to the historical capital of Europe! Your first taste of Greece will be no other than the beautiful city of Athens.
You will arrive at the Athens International Airport and you will be transferred to your hotel. You can spend the day to rest at the hotel or you can start strolling in the magical and enchanting city of Athens!
Sight-Seeing In The Magical City Of Athens
Are you excited to start your exploration of Athens? I'm sure you can't wait to see the beauty of this city! Greece is a good mix of the old and the new. You will be impressed with the stark contrast of the magnificent ancient ruins and the modern architecture of the city!
You will have a chance to visit the exquisite landmark of Greece which is the Acropolis. Marvel at the sight of the Parthenon, the Propylea, temple of Athina Nike and the Erechtheion, with its porch of Maidens! Other impressive sights that you will visit are Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Parliament House in Syntagma. After this, you will the visit the famous New Acropolis Museum. There are more magnificent sites waiting for you! One thing is sure, you will definitely enjoy your exploration of the antiquity of Athens!
The Unforgettable Journey To Olympia!
After breakfast, you will travel from Athens to Olympia. You will definitely enjoy the breathtaking views and the short visits of the scenic spots along the way to Olympia. You will marvel at the beauty of the Corinth Canal when going to Epidaurus. You will visit the headland called "Nesi" at Palaia Epidaurus where you will explore the most talked about theatre of the ancient city. Next on schedule is the “Mycenae 'Rich in Gold', the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon! Don't miss out taking pictures of this historical site. After that, you will proceed to Olympia where you will have dinner and rest for the night.
A Cultural Exploration of Olympia
Are you ready to explore the beauty of Olympia?! Olympia is the most celebrated sanctuary of Greece! It is a national shrine of the Greeks and contained many treasures of Greek art, such as temples, monuments, altars, theaters, statues! You will surely enjoy the sights in the city. You will visit the Archaeological Site & the Museum and then drive via Patras to Rion, across the channel to Antirrion on the “State of the Art” new suspended bridge! At the end of the day, you will continue your drive until you reach Delphi where you will have dinner and stay for the night.
The Breathtaking Sanctuary of Delphi
Today, be prepared to be awed by the spectacular view of Delphi.
Delphi was regarded as the center of the world. It is situated at the foot of Mount Parnassos, within the angle formed by the twin rocks of the Phaedriades, lies the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi. I'm sure you can't wait to witness the beauty of this magical place. You will visit the archaeological site and the Museum where you can find the archeological treasures and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer!
After your sightseeing in Delphi, you will depart for Kalambaka where you will have dinner and spend the night to rest.
The Magnificent Monasteries in Meteora
Are you up for some adventure and thrill in the mountains?
Today, you will visit and enjoy the sights of the monasteries in Meteora. Its name speaks for itself, meaning "suspended in air". The monasteries of Meteora are one of the most extraordinary sights in mainland Greece. Access to the monasteries is by steps hewn into the rocks and the windlasses are used only for hauling up provisions. The rock monasteries have been characterized by UNESCO as a unique phenomenon of cultural heritage.
After the visit, you will drive back to Athens. You will spend the night in Athens. Make sure that you will take a good rest, because tomorrow will be an exciting day!
A Cruise In The Saronic Gulf
Today it is time for your one day cruise in the Saronic Gulf. Ready to enjoy?! Make sure that you take your camera with you!
Your first visit is the beautiful island of Hydra, a small island that exudes elegance, tradition, and majesty! The next stop will be at the island of Poros. It is the island of peace, romance, and relaxation! The architecture of Poros is marvelous and the beach houses are neoclassical. It is indeed a wonderful sight to see! You can also opt to visit the island of Aegina where you can explore more amazing sights such as the world famous temple of Aphaia and the church of Saint Nectarios.
Say Goodbye To Greece!
Today is your last day in the beautiful country of Greece! Your 8 days of exploration in this marvelous place has sadly come to an end. You will be transferred to the Athens International Airport for your next destination. Your trip may have ended but the experience is definitely worth it!