|3 days and 2 nights|
Greece (Epidauros, Olympia, Delphi, Arachova)
Prehistory, the Classical period, Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades and Modern times: Greece through the centuries will unfold before you on this three days tour
Pick up from your hotel in Athens city center. Please specify hotel name & address.
The 3 day Classical tour will be operated without visiting the ArchaeologicalSite and Museum of Olympia on 19.04.2020.
We would like to inform you that according to Government’s law, from 1/1/2018 guests shall be required to pay directly to the hotel an “accommodation tax”, per overnight, per room. This tax goes directly to the state and the Hotel and/or travel agents have no interference. Hotel guests shall be requested to pay the accommodation tax directly to the hotel and is not included in our given rate.
Athens – Epidaurus – Mycenae – Olympia
Depart for our three day trip via the coastal National highway for the Corinth Canal (short stop). After the Corinth Canal, we drive to Epidaurus and visit its famous Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Later on, we enter the region of Argolis, land of Homer’s Golden Mycenae, UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the second century B.C., Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization and a military stronghold which dominated most of southern Greece. There, we will have the chance to see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon & Clytemnestra's, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure. In the afternoon, after an optional stop for souvenirs, we depart for Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, passing by the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight stay in Olympia.
Olympia – Patras – Arachova - Delphi
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Overnight. (Dinner)
Delphi – Athens
In the morning, we visit the archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. In Delphi, we will have the opportunity to pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site and view the monument of the Argive Kings, the temple of Pronaia, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and the Temple of Apollo, famous for its oracle. We then visit Delphi museum, with its spectacular exhibits that include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos, the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer and many other artifacts. In the afternoon, after optional lunch, we return to Athens.
All above rates could change if entrance fees to Archaeological Sites and Museums will increase.
- Entrance fees
- Transport by luxury bus
- Hotel pick up service
- Services of a Professional and Licensed guide
- Breakfast and dinner at the hotel (Half Board basis)
- Hotel accommodation based on your choice (3*/4*)
- All taxes
- Accommodation tax, paid by guest directly to hotel
Athens - Hotel
|Place||A Class Hotels||Tourist Class Hotel|
|Olympia||4 Stars||3 Stars|
|Delphi||4 Stars||3 Stars|