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Independent Tour, Customized to Your Dates
7 days/6 nights
In this tour you get to experience Greece and the ancient ruins, what made Greece famous. You will have the chance to visit the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, which to this date there are still plays being performed. Later you will travel to Delphi, this is where Pythia, the high priestess, uttered the divine advice of God Apollo to mortals who travelled from across the world to seek a prophecy. Next stop is the amazing Meteora, where you will witness the most amazing monasteries in Greece; One of the greatest monuments of the world, protected by UNESCO and characterized by it as “A Preserved and Protected Monument of Humanity”, Meteora is the most important (after Aghios Oros) monastic center in Greece. The first ascetics came here in the 11th century. Meteora, however, flourished as a monastic center between the 13th and 14th century as many people who lived in the nearby areas embraced the monastic way of living. Last stop on your trip, you will return to Athens and will enjoy the sites of the Acropolis and the New Museum.
3 nights in Athens with breakfast included
1 Night in Olympia
1 Night in Delphi
1 Night in Kalambaka
Day 1: Athens
Arrival at Athens Airport. Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2: Nauplia – Olympia
Depart from Athens for the Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive to Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs) depart for Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Overnight stay in Olympia.
Day 3: Olympia–Delphi
Visit the archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium, and the archaeological Museum. Depart via PATRAS (short stop) to RION, cross the Corinthian Bay by the bridge to ANTIRION. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova. Overnight stay in Delphi.
Day 4: Delphi-Meteora
Visit the archaeological site, and the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka via Central Greece (short stop by Lamia). Overnight stay in Kalambaka (a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries).
Day 5: Meteora–Athens
Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the BYZANTINE MONASTERIES. Return to Athens passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae. Arrive in Athens and overnight stay.
Day 6: (daily) Athens
City Tour with New Museum. The Athens half-day tour, depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens). Continue with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, to visit the ACROPOLIS museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of everyday life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon Hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.
Day 7: Athens – Airport
Breakfast and transfer to Athens International Airport at arranged time.