Join this interesting five-day tour and get closer to Greece's beautiful history and mythology, while exploring its most beautiful cities. Explore the charming capital of Greece and admire the imposing Acropolis, visit the world-famous Meteora monasteries, see ancient Greek remains and catch sight of the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Indulge in delicious food, admire stunning landscapes, get in touch with culture, and befriend the happy locals while enjoying this memorable cultural trip in Greece.
Epidaurus: Epidaurus is one of the most important archaeological findings reflecting the splendour of Greek culture through its imposing beauty
Visit the birthplace of Apollo's son and an ancient place of healing
Mycenae: See ancient Greek remains and the tomb of Agamemnon in fascinating Mycenae
Olympia: Cath a glimpse of the birthplace of the Olympic Games
Delphi: At the foot of Mount Parnassos, lies the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, which was the most famous Oracle of ancient Greece
Delphi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the second-most important archaeological site in Greece, after the Acropolis in Athens
Meteora: In a region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these 'columns of the sky' from the 11th century onwards
Twenty-four of these monasteries were built, despite incredible difficulties, at the time of the great revival of the eremitic ideal in the 15th century
Their 16th-century frescoes mark a key stage in the development of post-Byzantine painting
Meteora is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List
Athens: Explore the Capital of Greece on your own, visiting the spectacular Acropolis and enjoying plenty of time for shopping
Arrival Athens – Cape Sounio – Athens (140Km – 4 Hrs)
On your arrival at Athens airport, a representative will greet you and transfer you to the selected hotel, in a comfortable air-conditioned luxury car. Athens has an array of amazing hotels, and this package has the cream of the crop. In the afternoon drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounio, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounio, before returning to your hotel.
Overnight in Athens.
Athens – Canal Of Corinth – Epidaurus –Nafplion – Mycenae – Olympia (390 Km – 6 Hrs)
Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel before taking the coastal road to the Corinth Canal. Stop for a few moments and then drive towards the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Afterward, proceed to the town of Nafplion and stop to take some stunning photos. Continue driving towards Mycenae to visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.
Overnight in Olympia.
Olympia – Delphi (250 Km – 3.5 Hrs)
Begin your day with a mouthwatering breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge that crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, arriving in Delphi, where a comfortable room and a delicious dinner are waiting for you.
Overnight in Delphi.
Delphi – Kalambaka (310 Km – 4 Hrs)
Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and in the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum in Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora.
Overnight in Kalambaka.
Kalambaka – Athens (355 Km – 4.5 Hrs)
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Then, visit the mesmerising 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 and Thermopylae, enjoying a short stop to see the Leonida's Monument across the road. Arrive in Athens and transfer to the airport (after 20.00 pm) to continue with your travel arrangements.
Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Greece. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.