- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
4 Nov 2023 until 24 March 2024
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens BB
- 1 nights hotel accommodation in Olympia HB
- 1 nights hotel accommodation in Delphi HB
- 1 nights hotel accommodation in Kalambaka HB
- 4-day Classical Tour including a visit to Meteora on half board basis (only A’ Class Hotels during winter period), English Speaking Guide / SIC Basis
- Half day Athens sightseeing Tour, English Speaking Guide / SIC Basis
- Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
- All transfers as mentioned in the program
- International Flight Ticket
- Hotel Tax: 3€/night for 4* Hotels
- Others not mentioned above
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Day 6
- Day 7
Upon arrival in Athens you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
Athens City Tour
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel, and you will be led to a guided Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier's Tomb, the Hadrian's Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Balance of the day at leisure.
Athens - Olympia
Leave Athens early in the morning heading towards the Corinth Canal (first stop). Next stop to the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus world known for its acoustics. Quick visit to Nafplion town and then off to the archeological site of Mycenae and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Departure to Olympia, the place where the Olympic Games were born, passing by Tripolis and Megalopolis towns. Dinner & overnight in Olympia.
Olympia - Delphi
In the morning you will visit the Archaeological site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then you will be driven by the plains of Heliad and Achaia till you reach the impressive bridge which connects Rion to Antirion. On the way you will have the opportunity to take a glimpse of the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea. Arrival in Delphi. Dinner & overnight.
Delphi - Meteora
Visit the archaeological site of Delphi known in antiquity as the center of the world, the Museum with the famous statue representing "The Bronze Charioteer". Departure to Kalambaka, a small town built at the foothill of Meteora. Dinner & overnight.
Meteora - Athens
Visit to Meteora where dozens of monasteries containing priceless historical and religious treasures are built on huge rocks with a magnificent view. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae with a short stop at Leonida's statue and then again to Kammena Vourla area. Arrival in Athens in the evening.
According to your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Athens airport.
Experience the wonders of ancient Greece with an Athens, Delphi, and Meteora tour. Begin in Athens, where you'll uncover the cradle of Western civilization, visiting the Acropolis and Parthenon. Journey to Delphi, the mystical sanctuary of Apollo, and delve into its ancient prophecies and ruins. Then, travel to Meteora, an awe-inspiring site of monasteries perched atop towering rock pillars. Witness breathtaking landscapes and learn about the spiritual history of this UNESCO World Heritage site. This tour blends history, mythology, and natural beauty, offering an unforgettable exploration of Greece's cultural and historical treasures.
Every Saturday & Sunday from 4 November 2023 – 24 March 2024
Excluded Dates: 23, 24, 30 & 31 December 2023
Meteora Dress Code. The monasteries have strict dress code so to enter the monasteries of Meteora you have to adhere to the following rules:
i) Women will need to wear a long skirt, dress or sarong, it's not enough to keep the knees covered, so no trousers or shorts.
ii) Men must wear long pants.
iii) Sleeveless shirts are not allowed.
iv) Please make sure to have appropriate clothing before visiting the monasteries.
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Leof. Andrea Siggrou 182, Kallithea 176 71, Greece
A 12-minute walk from a tram stop, this modern hotel with a laid-back vibe is 2 km from the Acropolis Museum and the historic neighborhood of Plaka. Unfussy rooms feature minibars, free high-speed Internet and smart TVs, plus custom-made furniture and marble bathrooms. Upgraded rooms add sofabeds; some include panoramic city views, tea and coffeemakers, and complimentary fruit baskets and bottles of wine. Suites have separate living areas. Room service is available.
Leof. Andrea Siggrou 142, Kallithea 176 71, Greece
Off a main thoroughfare close to restaurants and coffee shops, this modern, upscale hotel is 5 km from the Parthenon temple at the Acropolis of Athens, the iconic ancient Greek building complex. It's 34 km from Athens International Airport. Airy rooms feature city views and walk-in showers. All come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms and suites add Acropolis views, balconies, verandas, and/or sitting areas with sofas. Room service is available.