1st Day: Arrival in Athens
Transfer from Athens airport to a magnificent place called Kamena Vourla, only 2,5h far away from Athens. The natural combination of the mountains and the great blue provides easy relaxation and tranquility. Free time. Dinner & overnight in the hotel. (Kammena Vourla)
2rd Day: Visit Meteor
Depart from Athens to Meteor for a full day tour. The Meteor monasteries consist of six Greek Orthodox monasteries built on spectacular natural rock pillars at the foothill of the Pindus Mountains. They are a unique example of monastic life since the 14th century . After the visit, you will enjoy your lunch in Kalabaka and return to the hotel in Kammena Vourla for dinner and overnight. (Kammena Vourla)
3rd Day: Visit Delphi
On the 3rd day, you will depart early in the morning from the hotel and head to Delphi, “the omfalos of the earth” as the historians say. You can see the archaeological site and then you can walk through small paths in one of the famous wood forests of Greece, Parnassus. Have lunch and return to hotel. You will have free time in the afternoon. Afterwards, you will depart for Olympia and overnight in the hotel. Dinner & overnight in the hotel. (Olympia).
4th Day: Visit Olympia
Olympia is the town where the Olympic Games were held for the first time. You will admire the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, the gymnasium, the hippodrome and the stadium. Continue your tour in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia to admire the marble statues of the Temple of Zeus and Hermes. You will take your lunch in a traditional tavern in Olympia and have some extra free time in the modern village. Dinner & overnight in the hotel. (Olympia)
5th Day: Epidaurus- Mycenae
After breakfast you will depart for Epidauros, the most famous ancient theatre of Greece, built at the end of the 4th cen.B.C. Afterwards, you’ll visit Mycenae, a fortified late Bronze Age city .Admire the main tomb, a monumental circular building with corbelled roof, the treasury of Atreus and the cyclopean walls of impressive mass. Enjoy your lunch in the restaurant and in the afternoon you will depart for Athens. Settle in the hotel. Dinner & overnight. (Athens)
6th Day: Athens city tour with visit to Acropolis
After your breakfast, you start your city tour in Athens . During your drive you’ll see the Kallimarmaro stadium, the Greek parliament, the National Library and the Academy . At the end you visit the Acropolis , built in a way to show all the glory and the harmony of the classical times. Afterwards you will walk around Plaka, seeing the culture and the beauty of old Athens. You will have lunch and return at the hotel. Overnight in the hotel. (Athens).
7th Day: Visit Cape Sounio
Departure after breakfast for Cape Sounio. The columns of the Temple of Poseidon, framing the blue sea date since 44 BC. The view across the Aegean is magnificent, extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day. Afterwards, you will return to the hotel. Lunch & dinner at the hotel. (Athens)
8th Day: Daily Cruise
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to Piraeus port and sail for a mini cruise to the picturesque islands : Hydra, Poros and Aegina. You can feel the sun’s touch, smell the marine Greek air and admire the beauty of the Greek islands.. You will take your lunch during the cruise and late in the afternoon return to port and transfer to the hotel. Lunch on board, dinner & overnight in the hotel. (Athens)
9th Day: Departure
After breakfast you will check-out from the hotel and be driven to Athens. You will have a last opportunity to see Athens during free time. The guide will recommend places to eat or drink coffee. Transfer to the airport in the afternoon.