Duration

4 days

Destination

Olympia - Kalamata - Gytheio - Monemvasia - Tolo - Epidaurus - Mycenae

About The Tour

Recommended for groups of minimum 10 people and Travel Agencies.

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Overview

This 4 days long tour takes you through some of the highlights of Peloponnese.

Learn everything about Olympic Games in Olympia, discover popular city of Kalamata, in the shades of Taygetos Mountain, visit extraordinary flooded Diros caves before you depart for imposing Monemvasia with its Byzantine architecture. Stop in Tolo for a short visit and end your tour by visiting UNESCO-listed classical sites Epidaurus and Mycenae. Stay in selected hotels and relax en-route in private deluxe vehicles.

Itinerary

1st Day: Hotel – Olympia – Kalamata
We depart from the hotel/port/airport for our tour for four days in Peloponnese accompanied by a professional guide. We travel towards south and after one hour we make a stop to Olympia to visit the archaeological site and museum, full of impressive monuments and exhibits. Have some free time to Olympia modern town. We continue our tour to Kalamata coastal city (Olympia – Kalamata: 2 hours/ 124 km). Lunch to selected traditional restaurant and then we settle at the hotel. In the afternoon, we have time to discover the city which is one of the most vivid in Peloponnese. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kalamata.

2nd Day: Kalamata – Kardamili – Diros Caves – Gytheio – Monemvasia / 193 km
We start after breakfast to explore the region of Mani. Our first stop is at the caves of Diros (Kalamata – Diros Caves: 2 hours & 15’ / 90 km). The interior of this subsea cave consists of stalagmites and stalactites and is visited by boat. After the ride you will have some time to relax and then depart for a tour through the region of Mani, see the tower-houses and arrive to the coastal Gytheion for a lunch by the sea. (Diros – Gytheio: 45’/ 36 km). Afterwards we depart for the traditional Byzantine town and castle of Monemvasia. (Gytheio – Monemvasia: 1 hour & 15’ / 67 km). You will have your afternoon free to explore the castle. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

3rd Day: Monemvasia – Tolo / 198 km
Breakfast at the hotel and guided visit to Monemvasia. The historic town is dated back to Byzantine times and is built inside a perfectly preserved castle surrounded by the sea. Nest we depart for Tolo, a summer resort town full of hotels, restaurants and cafes by the sea. (Monemvasia – Tolo: 3 hours & 15’ / 198 km). You will have lunch and free afternoon for swimming and relaxing. Dinner and overnight in Tolo.

4th Day: Tolo – Epidaurus – Mycenae
You will have breakfast at the hotel and head to Epidaurus by bus to visit the majestic Ancient theatre, still operating until today for concerts and theatrical shows. (Tolo – Epidaurus: 36’ / 31 km). The next stop is Nafplio (Epidaurus – Nafplio: 41’/ 66 km) a historical and also cosmopolitan city where you can have free time. The next stop is Mycenae (Nafplio – Mycenae: 25’/ 25 km), an archaeological site dated back to Archaic Times. Have lunch outside Mycenae and then return through Peloponnese back to you starting point.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate clothing should be worn in churches and monasteries (no shorts, no hats; shoulders should be covered).
  • Hotel Accommodation Tax (effective from January 1st 2018) is paid directly to the hotel as following: 5* hotels – 4€ per room/per night, 4* – 3€ per room/per night, 3* – 1.5€ per room/per night, 2* and apartments -0.50€ per room/per night.
  • Geo Travel reserves the right to accomplish any amendments on regular shore excursions, programs & timings and also abort a specific program/timing during the season. For any previous booked tour/timings which have been cancelled, a new tour program or timing will be suggested as a replacement. If the replacement does not satisfy you, you will be granted with a full refund.

Terms & Conditions

General Terms of Participation in Organinized Trips

Cancellation of a participant in an organized excursion (group) can be done by the excursionists. However, our office as an “Organizer” is obliged to respect its obligations to its partners (hotel, restaurant, tour guides, other services), which must be compensated in case of cancellations based on the agreements made.

Each organizer has different cancellation terms. The usual line for cancellations is 30 days before the start of the trip the loss of the deposit, and for cancellations 10-15 days before is the loss (and charge) of the total amount.

Our office has the right, in case the account is not paid by the time of departure, to request it by any legal means.

Our office also reserves the right to cancel the trip if there are special reasons for it. In the above cases, no money receipt is accepted, except for the refund of those paid by the excursionist. In special cases (force majeure as evidenced by official government documents) our office will investigate all the possibilities of claiming a refund from the suppliers.

The terms that analyze the refunds and cancellations are completely different for each supplier (hoteliers, transport companies, etc.) and the Traveler must ask to be informed about the cancellation terms of this trip before paying in advance.

In no case can our office be held liable for incomplete information of its customers due to the customer’s negligence to be informed of the terms of the trip it buys. Ask us for detailed information about the travel product before submitting the deposit.

Acceptance of Contents

The participation and payment of advance payment of the excursionists in any excursion of our office, and / or the purchase of any travel product, means the automatic and without any reservation acceptance of all the above conditions.

Price Includes

  • Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of professional licensed guides
  • Hotel Accommodation (BB or HB basis)
  • Parking fees
  • All the taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Hotel Accommodation Tax
  • Drinks and beverages (unless specified)
  • Lunches
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • The price does not include what is not listed as included.

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