- Price & Dates
- Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi (where available)
- First-Class or Superior First-Class with private bath or shower. Includes hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges
- 9 nights accommodation
- International air ticket
- Airport transfer
- Safety net protection
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ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE
Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink
Ruins & Recipes CORINTH CANAL Photo stop. MYCENAE Guided visit of the excavations and museum. OLYMPIA Attend a Globus Local Favourite cooking demonstration this evening and learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. (B,D) 174 mi / 280 km LOCAL FAVOURITE LOCAL TASTES Dip into the delicious tradition of Greek tzatziki - a mix of yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and herbs such as dill, mint, parsley, and thyme. Learn how to make this quintessential recipe loved the world over
Digs & Dances OLYMPIA Join a guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. DELPHI Globus Local Favourite Learn how to dance the sirtaki in a dance class while sipping a glass of Ouzo. (B,D) 137mi/220km LOCAL FAVOURITE CULTURE & TRADITION Dance in the steps of Zorba the Greek to learn the sirtaki. This passionate and dramatic dance goes very well with a glass of ouzo, the anice-infused drink the locals love.
The Navel of the World DELPHI Guided visit of the excavations and Archaeological Museum. ATHENS Free time. (B) 118 mi / 190 km TOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDS & LORE Discover the ancient sanctuary of Apollo in its dramatic setting on Mount Parnassus. In ancient times it was considered the Navel of the Earth as according to mythology this was the place where the four eagles of Zeus met after they were released from the four corners of the world. It was also home to the most famous Oracle.
Beyond the Shore ATHENS Embark on your Greek Islands cruise. MYKONOS Free time to explore this evening. (B,L,D) FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE Your dreams of the Greek Islands come true with free time in Mykonos. This Aegean paradise of pristine waters and beaches, mixed with a lively nightlife scene is only made brighter by the iconic 16th-century windmills that dot the hillside above.
CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY-PATMOS, GREECE
Turkish Treasures KUSADASI Visit the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus. PATMOS Afternoon call. (B,L,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHT HISTORIC SPOT Pull into port in Turkey to explore the fascinating Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus - one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world - with the historic ruins of the Library of Celsus, the Basilica of St. John, and the Temple of Artemis.
Blue Heaven RHODES Join a guided sightseeing of the Acropolis of Lindos. (B,L,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHT HISTORIC SIGHTS Rhodes is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, in addition to its gorgeous beaches, you'll see the fascinating archaeological ruins of the legendary Lindos Acropolis - standing over 100 metres above the sea.
CRUISING: SANTORINI, GREECE
Sun, Sea & Sands SANTORINI Free time to explore (weather permitting). (B,L,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHT PICTURE PERFECT With its postcard-like scenery, the lofty volcanic footprint of Santorini's Oia caldera landscape embodies the essence of the Cyclades Islands. Spend free time amid azure seas and white and blue houses that line the maze of alleyways.
Marvels & Myths After breakfast on board, disembark. ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes the Acropolis and a picture stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) TOUR HIGHLIGHT HISTORIC SPOT Explore the heart of Ancient Greece, in the historic empire where 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, never fail to amaze! See the Panathenaic Stadium, one of the venues of the first modern Olympic Games.
Safe travels until we meet again! Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.
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