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7-DAY TOUR

ATHENS - NAFPLION - OLYMPIA - DELFI - KALAMBAKA

 

 

Day 1: Arrive Athens
Arrive at Athens airport and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight: Athens

 

 

Day 2: Half Day Athens City Tour with Acropolis museum
After breakfast transfer to terminal to join your group. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum (closed on Mondays). Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight: Athens

 

 

Day 3: Corinth Canal - Olympia
Today we start our four days classical tour. Leave by the Coastal Road to the Corinth Canal (short stop ) drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidaurus famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the Town of Nauplion (short stop ) and then drive to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnase and the Towns of Tripolis and Megalepolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, The Cradle of the Olympic Games.
Overnight: Olympia

 

 

Day 4: Delphi
In the morning we will visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympion Zeus., The Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achoio until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque Towns of Nafpactos (Leponto), and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Delphi

 

 

Day 5: Delphi - Kalambaka
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Overnight: Kalambaka

 

 

Day 6: Meteora - Athens
Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of 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 (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening.
Overnight: Athens

 


Day 7: Athens Departure
Free time at the city of Athens and then transfer to Athens Hellinikon International airport for departure. Thank you for visiting Greece.