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  • View of Acropolis at sunset, Athens, Greece, Europe
  • Parthenon temple, Acropolis in Athens, Greece

Classical Tour of Greece with Saronic Island Cruise

8-day Escorted Coach Tour from £1,250 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Delve into Greek mythology and discover a country packed with history and beauty in equal measure on this 8-day guided tour

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of Athens
  • See the ancient Olympic Stadium
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
  • Drive through the village of Arachova

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Athens
  • 1 Night Olympia
  • 1 Night Delphi
  • 1 Night Kalabaka
  • 2 Nights Athens

About

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City | History & culture

Operating from April to October and with four guaranteed departures a week, you'll stay in stylish four-star accommodation on a half-board basis. There is also the option of taking a shorter five if you're pressed for time.

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
UK > Athens

Transfer from the airport to The Radisson Blu Hotel in the heart of Athens for your two night stay. The day is at your leisure to settle in to the hotel and explore the city if you so wish.

After breakfast, depart for your sightseeing day tour of Athens. Besides the Acropolis and its iconic crown the Parthenon, highlights include the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the largest temple in Greece, and the Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Stay: The Radisson Blu Hotel, Athens


Meals: B D

Day 3
Corinth > Nafplio > Olympia

This morning, depart by coastal road to the Corinth Canal and visit the Theatre of Epidavros. Travel to the town of Nafplio and then to Mycenae to visit the archaeological site and tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Olympia through Tripolis and Megalopolis, overnight stay in Olympia (cradle of Olympic games) at the Amalia Hotel with dinner

Stay: Amalia Hotel, Olympia


Meals: B D

Day 4
Olympia > Delphi

Spend the morning touring the many archaeological sites of Olympia including the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus and the ancient Olympic stadium. In the afternoon, begin cross the plains of Eliad and Achaia on your way to Delphi, hailed by the ancient Greeks as the navel of the earth, then cross the magnificent Corinthian bay to Delphi.

Stay: Amalia Hotel, Delphi


Meals: B D

Day 5
Delphi > Kalambaka

Depart in the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. 

Stay: Four-star accommodation, Kalambaka


Meals: B D

Day 6
Kalambaka > Meteora > Athens

Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seems to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening back at the Radisson Park Hotel – Dinner.

Stay: The Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens


Meals: B D

Day 7
Saronic Gulf Islands

One Day Saronic Island Cruise is a full day trip visiting the islands of Poros, Hydra and Aegina with lunch included. This cruise can be added to any of our Greece Tours. 

Stay: The Radisson Blue Park Hotel, Athens


Meals: B L D

Day 8
Athens > UK

Transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.


Meals: B

Map

Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

8-day Escorted Coach Tour from £1,250 incl. flights

Superior

Valid for travel: This tour operates weekly April-October every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday

Includes 

  • Return flights between UK and Athens
  • Private transfers to/from airport on arrival and departure
  • 7 nights 4 star accommodation on half board basis
  • English speaking government licensed guide on all touring days
  • All entrance fees to places of interest while touring
  • Modern air-conditioned vehicles 

Itinerary includes 1 day Athenian Riviera extension Saronic Island Cruise, with a full day trip visiting the islands of Poros, Hydra, Aegina with lunch included



Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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