Northern Greece Panorama - (D)

9 Day(s)

MULTI CITY VACATION - Scheduled departures - 9 days/7 nights land program. Includes 3 nights Athens hotel stay with half-day city tour, a half-day tour to Cape Sounion and 5 days/4 nights tour of Northern Greece (this short escorted tour is operated locally in English).

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 : USA-Athens

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Athens.

Day 2 : Athens-Arrival

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a free day to explore this historic city.

First Class : Herodion
Day 3 : Athens

Enjoy a morning city tour of Athens included in your program. You will visit the famed Acropolis followed by a drive through the most important highlights of this city. This afternoon, enjoy a complimentary half-day Sounion tour. (B)

First Class : Herodion
Day 4 : Athens-Delphi-Meteora

Depart this morning for Delphi via the picturesque village of Arachova and visit the archaeological site. Continue to Kalambaka - a small town situated at the foot of Meteora. Dinner and overnight at your hotel. (B,D)

First Class : Amalia Hotel Kalambaka
Day 5 : Meteora-Thessaloniki

This morning you will visit the Meteora Monasteries which are perched on top of huge rock formations. Continue through the striking plain of Thessaly and the valley of Tempi. Admire Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece and home of the 12 Gods in Greek mythology. You will arrive in Thessaloniki late afternoon. (B,D)

First Class : Mediterranean Palace
Day 6 : Explore Thessaloniki

Enjoy a morning tour of the second largest city of Greece and visit its unique monuments. This multicultural city offers the visitor an array of Christian churches, Byzantine monuments as well as Jewish and Ottoman cultural sites. You will have the afternoon at leisure. (B,D)

First Class : Mediterranean Palace
Day 7 : Edessa-Naoussa–Vergina-Veria

Today take a journey into Alexander’s Macedonia. At your first stop in Edessa you will visit the waterfalls. Proceed to Naoussa and visit the site where Aristotle's School taught ‘The Doctrines of Morals and Politics' to Alexander the Great and Macedonian youth. Continue to Vergina and experience its unique museum, created in the Great Tumulus covering the royal tombs of Macedonia. Your final stop will be biblical with a visit to Saint Paul's Bema and a stroll through the old Jewish neighborhood and the colorful markets. Return to Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

First Class : Mediterranean Palace
Day 8 : Thessaloniki-Pella-Thermopylae-Athens

Visit Pella this morning - the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics of the 4th century B.C. villas and the new museum. Proceed to the Archaeological Park of Dion (sacred city of the Macedonians) for a visit. You will stop at Thermopylae to see Leonidas' Monument before arriving in Athens late in the afternoon. (B)

First Class : Herodion
Day 9 : Athens-Return

After breakfast make your own way to the airport for your next destination. (B)

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Pricing Chart

Departure Dates Departure City Price Single Suppl. Deluxe Hotel Suppl. Deluxe Hotel & Single Suppl.
*Departures dates refer to departures from the US, the package departs from Athens the following day
**Air & land package prices include airport taxes and fees