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Best of Greece Winter 2019-2020
From $1,525.00 (USD)

Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 19/20Explore Ancient Greece, from the Temples of Zeus and Hera to the Parthenon and Delphi. Walk the Sacred Way to the 4th Temple of Apollo and greet the gods and goddesses of Olympia.
 
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Best of Greece Winter 2019-2020
Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 19/20

Explore Ancient Greece, from the Temples of Zeus and Hera to the Parthenon and Delphi. Walk the Sacred Way to the 4th Temple of Apollo and greet the gods and goddesses of Olympia.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Athens, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora
  • VISIT the Acropolis and Museum in Athens, the ancient ruins in Corinth, the Ancient theatre in Epidaurus, the Olympic Stadium in Olympia, the home of the Oracle at Delphi and the incredible rock monasteries in Meteora
  • VIEW the Parthenon, the Agora, Royal Palace and Temple of Zeus in Athens, the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius at Epidaurus and the battle site at Thermopylae
  • SEE the Corinth Canal, the Lion Gate and Agamemnon's Palace at Mycenae
Dining Highlights
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
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Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AthensArrive Athens (2 Nights): Put the 'oh' in opa and embark on an unforgettable exploration of an ancient land of gods and goddesses, myths and legends. Your springboard to your spellbinding holiday is the vibrant capital of Athens, an effortless mix of ancient treasures and modern verve, which you will have an opportunity to explore after being transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception, including a light meal and welcome drink.
Divani Palace Acropolis
Day 2AthensAthens Sightseeing and Free Time: Join your Local Specialist for a guided morning sightseeing tour to the ancient complex that was once the Cradle of Western Civilisation. Along our journey into antiquity, we'll have an opportunity to explore the Acropolis with its treasures. We'll admire the Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena, the Royal Palace, Temple of Zeus and the Agora, once the haunt of Socrates and Plato. 'Dive Into Culture' and see remarkable displays of an ancient world during an included visit to the Acropolis Museum, and see Hadrian's Arch and the stadium where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy on your own. Stroll through the Plaka, people watch in Syntagma Square or go in search of the city's tastiest souvlaki - the choice is yours.
Day 3NafplionAthens - Corinth - Mycenae - Epidaurus - Nafplion: We depart Athens this morning, crossing the mighty Corinth Canal to the wild Peloponnesian Peninsula. Arriving in Corinth, we join a Local Specialist to explore an ancient city that several empires fought over throughout the centuries. We continue to Mycenae, a mighty kingdom of ancient Greece, where we'll see the Beehive Tombs, (the Treasury of Atreus), the Lion Gate and the remains of Agamemnon's Royal Palace, in the company of a Local Specialist. Later, we'll travel to Epidaurus to visit the ancient theatre and view the Sanctuary of Asclepius, the God of Medicine, whose snake-entwined staff remains the symbol of medicine to this day. Arriving in the Venetian town of Nafplion later, we'll dine in our hotel this evening.
Amalia Nafplio
Day 4OlympiaNafplion - Olympia: We traverse the Mountains of Arcadia to ancient Olympia, the site of the first Olympic Games held in 776 BC. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals' joining the Karambellas family on their olive and wine farm for a Be My Guest dinner, some traditional dancing and characteristic Greek philoxenia.
Arty Grand
Day 5DelphiOlympia - Patras - Delphi: We join a Local Specialist this morning to delve into centuries of history. We'll visit the ancient Olympic site, the museum and the ruined remains of the Temples of Zeus and Hera. Leaving Olympia, we skirt the coastline north to Patras, crossing the Gulf of Corinth to mainland Greece before continuing to Delphi, our home for the night.
Amalia
Day 6KalambakaDelphi - Thermopylae - Kalambaka: Tread in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, who would descend on the sanctuary of Delphi to consult with the most important oracle in the classical world. Join your Local Specialist and walk the Sacred Way to the 4th-century Temple of Apollo. View the statues immortalising the strength of the athletes who once competed in the Pythian Games, held in honour of Apollo and the Arts. A scenic afternoon drive brings us to Thermopylae, famous for the heroic defence by Leonidas and his brave Spartans against the invading Persians. We cross the lush Thessaly region, the 'bread basket of Greece', the travel over the Pourmaraki Pass towards Kalambaka.
Amalia
Day 7AthensKalambaka - Meteora - Athens: The UNESCO World Heritage monasteries of Meteora are our first stop today. Join a Local Specialist to visit two of the six Eastern Orthodox monasteries that cling impressively to immense, rounded rock towers overlooking the town. A scenic drive returns us to Athens, where we'll enjoy a rousing Farewell Dinner with our travel companions and reminisce over an incredible journey through Greece.
Divani Palace Acropolis
Day 8AthensDepart Athens: We say a fond farewell to our newfound friends and the treasures of Greece after an unforgettable journey. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply.
Dates/Pricing
Tours

DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
November 01, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
November 08, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
November 15, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
November 22, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
November 29, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
December 13, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
December 19, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,595.00 (USD)Quote
December 26, 2019Land Price - Definite Departure$1,595.00 (USD)Quote
January 03, 2020Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
January 10, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
February 07, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
February 14, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
February 21, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
February 28, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
March 06, 2020Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
March 13, 2020Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
March 20, 2020Land Price$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
March 27, 2020Land Price - Definite Departure$1,525.00 (USD)Quote
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