GR1001 – 05 days / 04 nights
This travel package offers you the chance to discover the great city of Athens, explore
ancient ruins of Delphi (or Argolis) as well as a glimpse of island life in Hydra, Poros
& Aegina. Available on a daily basis, year round, this itinerary can be tailored to suit
your “wish list” (for example add extra days & tours in Athens or opt to add on an
island like Santorini, etc).
DAY 01 – Athens Airport Transfer:
On arrival to Athens Airport meet for transfer to hotel. Remainder of the day &
evening then free at leisure, overnight in Athens
DAY 02 – Athens City Tour:
Breakfast at hotel then meet to join on half day morning regular group tour which
takes you to visit the Acropolis (Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and
Parthenon) and the New Acropolis Museum. Also during panoramic drive section of
the tour you have opportunity to view some of the important sights such as
Constitution Square (Syntagma), House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown
Soldier, the National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential
Palace and Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium
where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. The afternoon
and evening then free at leisure for you to further explore the city (Plaka, Monesteraki
flea market, etc) on your own. Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast included
**Optional afternoon Cape Sounion tour and/or evening Athens by Night with dinner
DAY 03 – Delphi (or Argolis) Sightseeing Tour:
Today you have the choice to join on either the full day Delphi Tour or full day
Delphi: Depart on drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing towns of Thebes
- connected with tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova. In Delphi visit the
ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the
Temple of Apollo and Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek
sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the athlete Aghias.
Argolis: Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal (short
stop). Drive to Mycenae and visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal
Tombs etc. Depart for Nauplion the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff
crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. Afternoon, leave for
Epidauros to visit the theatre (4th century BC) famous for its astonishing acoustics.
Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast & lunch included
DAY 04 – Saronic Island Cruise:
Transfer to Piraeus for embarkation on the cruise boat. Then sail for the island of
Hydra where you have time (around 1 hour) for a stroll, shopping or swimming. Then
sail for Poros, the smallest of the three islands, separated from the Peloponnese by a
narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros Town. Your time at leisure
in Poros will be about 60 minutes. Lunch will be served during the voyage. On board
again and after a two hour trip arrive to the last port of call, the island of Aegina. Here
you once again have some free time at leisure to stroll around or swim weather
permitting. Optional excursion, by bus, to the fine preserved Temple of Afea Athena.
Embarkation for the voyage of return. Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast & lunch included
DAY 05 – Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and per your international flight departure time transfer to
Hotel accomodation on BB basis
Noted sightseeing tours, regular group (private on request)
Main entrance fees to sights visited
Lunch during full day tours
Roundtrip Athens Airport transfers
Taxes and handling services
Available year round on daily basis
Flexible, can add/exclude days / tours
Additional areas of Greece can be added
Suitable for individuals and groups
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