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MULTI CITY ESCAPE - Scheduled departures - 7-day/6-night package visiting Athens, Olympia & Delphi. Includes 3 nights accommodation at first class hotel in Athens with breakfast daily, an arrival transfer, a half-day Athens city tour and a 4-day/3-night Classical Tour of mainland Greece (this short escorted tour is operated locally in English).
Upon arrival, you will bet met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore Athens.
This morning, enjoy a panoramic city tour of Athens including the Acropolis with its breathtaking views and the renowned Parthenon. In the afternoon, consider taking an optional half-day tour to Cape Sounion. (B)
Depart from Athens this morning and drive past the Corinth Canal. Visit the ancient theater in Epidaurus, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. After a short stop in Nafplion, drive through the plain of Argos and arrive in Mycenae. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon, depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games. On the way you will pass the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Spend the night in Olympia. (B,D)
In the morning, visit the sanctuary of the Olympian Zeus, the stadium, and the archaeological museum. Then drive to Rion and cross the Corinthian Bay on the new, "state of art" suspended bridge, considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe, to Antirion. Continue along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. You will spend the night in Delphi. (B,D)
Enjoy a morning visit of the spectacular Delphi archaeological site and its museum. Continue via Central Greece to Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries. You will spend the night in Kalambaka. (B,D)
In the morning visit the Meteora Monastaries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures and standing suspended between earth and sky, on top of granite rocks. In the afternoon, depart for Athens, passing by the heroic monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae. Arrive in Athens around 7 pm. (B)
After breakfast, make your own way to the Athens airport for your return flight home. (B)
|Departure Dates||Departure City||Price||Single Suppl.||Deluxe Hotel Suppl.||Deluxe Hotel & Single Suppl.|
|Jul 17, 31||
|Sep 11, 18, 25||
|*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|