Classical Grand Tour - 7 days

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7 DAYS CLASSICAL GRAND TOUR

 

ITINERARY:

 

Day 1: Athens / Corinth / Epidauros / Nafplion / Mycenae / Olympia
Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on to visit the famous theatre of Epidaurus. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion (short stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the archaeological site & the Tomb of Agamemnon. Depart to Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis & Megalopolis. Dinner & overnight in Olympia.
(Dinner)

 

Day 2: Olympia / Delphi
Visit the sanctuary of the Olympian Zeus, the Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Proceed to Patras and pass the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian bay from Rion to Antirion. Crossing the picturesque town of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and arrive in Delphi for Dinner & overnight stay.
(Breakfast, dinner)

 

Day 3: Delphi / Kalambaka / Meteora
Visit the Castalia spring, the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, the sanctuary of Apollo Pythios and the museum. Depart to Kalambaka for Dinner & overnight stay.
(Breakfast, dinner)

 

Day 4: Kalambaka / Meteora / Thessaloniki
In the morning visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Depart via Trikala and Larissa to Dion for visit the archaeological site. Proceed to Thessaloniki for dinner & overnight.
(Breakfast, dinner)

Note: Ladies for the visit of the Monastery need to wear a skirt and gentlemen long trousers.

 

Day 5: Thessaloniki / Veria / Naoussa / Pella / Thessaloniki
Depart to Veria, visit St. Paul Bema and then stroll through the old Jewish market area. Continue to the picturesque town of Naoussa. Visit Aristotle’s school, the impressive scencery where the great philosopher taught the doctrines of morals and politics to Alexander and the Makedonian youths. Then proceed to Pella for visit of the local museum. Return to Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.
(Breakfast, dinner)

 

Day 6: Thessaloniki
In the morning panoramic city tour of Thessaloniki, visit of the unique monuments, churches and Byzantine museum. Rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki.
(Breakfast, dinner)

 

Day 7: Thessaloniki / Vergina / Thermopylae / Athens
Depart in the morning to Vergina for visiting the recent excavated site with findings belonging to the Macedonian civilization. After the visit, start driving South passing by Tembi Valley, Lamia, Thermopylae (short stop to see Leonidas monument) and Kammena Vourla.
Arrive in Athens early in the evening.
(Breakfast)

 

What is included?
Pick up & drop off from/to meeting points in Athens city centre.
6 nights accommodation in Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka and Thessaloniki including dinner & breakfast.
Rooms used for accommodation in first class hotels will be with private W.C and bath/shower.
Transportation, guidance, entrance fees for museums and sites.
Local taxes.

 

What is not included?
All items of a personal nature, drinks, any tips to staff.

 

Summer Season Departure Dates:
*In English language: operating on 24/04, 15/05, 29/05, 12/06, 26/06, 24/07, 11/09, 25/09 & 02/10.

 

Summer Season Pricing with First Class Hotels:
Single occupancy: 1150 Euro per adult
Double/Triple occupancy: 915 Euro per adult
Child (4-12 years old): 735 Euro per child staying with at least one adult
Child (0-4 years old): Free of charge (provided no bed or seat on the bus is occupied or meals offered)