Winter packages in Greece 2016-2017
Miraculus Greece Exploration! (7days-6nights)
Could 7 days be enough to explore Central Greece and its historical myths and sites?
This 7 days tour to Athens,Ancient Olympia,Delphi,Meteora and Kalabaka will ensure that you'll visit the best of Central Greece in the most intriguing, but also affordable way, that meets your own needs and requirements!
1day: Arrival in Athens
Arrival in Athens International Airport. Meet your assistant and transfer at your hotel in Athens for overnight
2day: Full Day Athens City Tour
After breakfast , we begin our Full day Athens city tour. Athens Full day tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma square, passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, and Schliemann’s House. You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Your licensed guide will explain more of Athens’s history old and new as you look at these stately buildings. Continue for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Make your way to the archaeological site of Acropolis an UNESCO’S world heritage monument and visit Propylae the monumental entrance to the Acropolis which blends Doric and Ionic building principles, and the small temple Athena Nike, which stands on a protruding mass of rock, protecting the gate to the citade and of course the Partenon, and Erechtheion with its porch of Maidens. Athens city tour including visit to archaeological site of Acropolis, the New Museum of Acropolis , panoramic city tour and lunch in a traditional Greek tavern . The rest of the day at your disposal.
3day: Epidaurus, Myceane, Olympia
After breakfast depart from Athens for the Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive to Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs) depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games. Overnight stay in Ancient Olympia .
4day: Ancient Olympia , Delphi
Visit the archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum. Depart via PATRAS (short stop) to RION, cross the Corinthian bay by the bridge to ANTIRION. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova. Overnight stay in Delphi.
5day: Delphi, Kalambaka - Meteora
After breakfast visit the archaeological site, and, the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka via Central Greece (short stop by Lamia). Overnight stay in Kalambaka (a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries).
6day: Meteora, Athens
After Breakfast leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the BYZANTINE MONASTERIES. Return to Athens passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae . Overnight stay in Athens
7day: Departura from Athens
After breakfast , check out the hotel and departure for Athens International Airport to catch your international flight full of sweet memories.