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Classical Greece.. | 6 days / 5 nights

  • Olympia
  • Mycenae
  • The Theatre of Epidaurus

 

For further information and to book this tour, please, contact us at info@greecetours.com

Departure Dates

November to March: Every Saturday and Sunday.

April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday

Itinerary

Day 01. Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 02. City tour / Athens.
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.
Day 03. Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae / Olympia.
After our breakfast we depart towards the Peloponnese. First stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Day 04. Olympia / Delphi.
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.
Day 05. Delphi / Athens.
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in the antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will be take the road back to Athens.
Day 06. Departure.
Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Prices

All Prices are per person in Euro

Tourist Class
Arrival Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11/16 – 04/03/17 € 792 € 560 € 520
05/03 – 29/03 € 811 € 570 € 528
30/03 – 08/04 & 16/10 – 31/10 € 805 € 575 € 530
09/04 – 15/10 € 817 € 585 € 538


Please note that Tourist class hotels apply only for Athens during winter (November to March). The 3-day SIC Classical Greece tour is operated in First Class hotels during winter (November to March). For all other months, Tourist class hotels apply for all hotels.

 

First Class
Arrival Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11/16 – 30/03/17 € 920 € 618 € 571
31/03 – 29/04 € 1028 € 695 € 636
30/04 – 29/06 & 29/08 – 31/10 € 1056 € 710 € 650
30/06 – 28/08 € 980 € 670 € 620

 

Superior Class
Arrival Dates Single Double / Twin Triple
01/11/16 – 30/03/17 € 1073 € 703 € 636
31/03 – 29/04 € 1135 € 760 € 684
30/04 – 29/06 & 29/08 – 31/10 € 1214 € 797 € 714
30/06 – 28/08 € 1143 € 764 € 687

Included

  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 3-day classical Greece tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services

Not Included

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals
  • Any tips
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • All personal expenses
  • Everything that is not specifically mentioned in the "Included" section

Hotel Class Options

TOURIST CLASS hotels are mostly 3* hotels. Occasionally there may be a superior 2* which however would be a carefully selected hotel that has either made a very recent renovation or is of a standard equal to a 3* hotel.

FIRST CLASS hotels are mostly standard 4* hotels. Occasionally there may be a superior 3* hotel which however would be a carefully selected hotel that has either made a very recent renovation or is of a standard equal to 4*

SUPERIOR CLASS hotels are either superior 4* hotels or 5* hotels. For the superior 4* hotels, the rooms our prices are based on, are usually the superior ones (not the standard ones). For the 5* hotels the rooms will be the standard ones.

Notes

  • The order of excursions/visits may change depending on the departure date.
  • Entrance/admission fees to various sites and museums are set by the Greek government, and in case of change, prices will be adjusted accordingly. Currently included entrance fees are based on rates valid as of April 1st 2016.
  • Above rates include VAT 24%. In case of change of VAT, prices will be adjusted accordingly.

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