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11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 01 - Arrival / Athens
Arrival at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

Day 02 - City tour / Athens (B)
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street.

Day 03 - Corinth canal, Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae / Olympia (B,D)

After our breakfast we depart towards the Peloponnese. First stop will be at the impressive Corinth canal and we continue to Epidaurus with its theater, famous for its acoustics. Our day continues as we will be arriving in Nafplion for a short stop. Our next visit will be to Mycenae «rich in gold» as Homer mentions, with the Cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon with the famous Lion’s Gate. In the afternoon, we will be crossing the mountains of the Peloponnese to arrive in Olympia for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 - Olympia / Delphi (B,D)
Built on the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is beautiful, green, and placid. We will enjoy a tour through the remains of the Ancient Olympia Complex (home of the original Olympic Games), including the Temple of Zeus, the Palaestra, and Phidias’s Workshop. We continue to the local museum, one of the richest in Greece, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxitelis. In the afternoon, we will start heading north, driving around Patras, over the impressive Rio-Antirio bridge, through Nafpaktos and Itea, to Delphi for dinner and overnight.

Day 05 - Delphi / Kalambaka (B,D)
Delphi used to be the most sacred spot in the world and a pilgrimage center for many centuries in the antiquity. You will admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, walk the Sacred way, and visit the temple of Apollo, home of Pythia (the oracle). We continue to the local museum with the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. In the afternoon we will be crossing the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka for dinner and overnight.

Day 06 - Meteora / Athens (B)
This morning we will be visiting Meteora. Amazing rock formations, like towers of sandstone, stand ageless, and have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. A number of monasteries are hidden on top of Meteora. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece and belongs to Unesco's list of world heritage monuments. After our visit, we will take the road back to Athens. On the way, we will make a short stop at Thermopylae, to admire the statue of Leonidas king of Sparta. Overnight in Athens.

Day 07 - Piraeus - Mykonos / Mykonos (B)
In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 08 - At leisure / Mykonos (B)
At leisure to explore the famous island, a meeting point of the international "jet set". Discover its amazing beaches, and enjoy the unique night-life.

Day 09 - Mykonos - Santorini / Santorini (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the port of Mykonos in time to catch the local high-speed ferry to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10 - At leisure / Santorini (B)

At leisure to explore the magical island of Santorini. Discover Fira & Oia with the breathtaking views to the volcano, and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Explore the unique black-sanded beaches or take a boat tour to the islands of the caldera.

Day 11 - Departure (B)
Morning at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport.

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2018        
Departure dates:        
  April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday.        
    Standard        
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL        
  03/31 - 05/20 $2,025 $2,875 $1,885        
  05/21 - 06/10 $2,095 $3,035 $1,940        
  06/11 - 06/25 $2,215 $3,265 $2,035        
  06/26 - 07/07 $2,330 $3,485 $2,145        
  07/08 - 07/16 $2,410 $3,630 $2,200        
  07/17 - 08/20 $2,435 $3,680 $2,215        
  08/21 - 09/02 $2,330 $3,485 $2,145        
  09/03 - 09/10 $2,215 $3,265 $2,035        
  09/11 - 09/23 $2,095 $3,035 $1,940        
  09/24 - 10/22 $2,025 $2,875 $1,885        
             
    First Class        
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL        
  03/17 - 03/26 $2,225 $3,290 $2,080        
  03/27 - 04/22 $2,415 $3,600 $2,250        
  04/23 - 05/15 $2,455 $3,725 $2,295        
  05/16 - 06/02 $2,590 $2,980 $2,400        
  06/03 - 06/15 $2,615 $4,035 $2,420        
  06/16 - 06/22 $2,635 $4,070 $2,435        
  06/23 - 07/03 $2,690 $4,185 $2,490        
  07/04 - 07/14 $2,795 $4,390 $2,580        
  07/15 - 08/21 $2,890 $4,565 $2,660        
  08/22 - 09/11 $2,690 $4,185 $2,490        
  09/12 - 09/25 $2,590 $3,980 $2,400        
  09/26 - 10/22 $2,455 $3,725 $2,295        
                 
    Deluxe        
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL        
  03/31 - 04/22 $2,685 $4,125 $2,460        
  04/23 - 05/02 $2,830 $4,460 $2,555        
  05/03 - 05/09 $2,980 $4,740 $2,705        
  05/10 - 05/23 $3,150 $5,070 $2,855        
  05/24 - 05/29 $3,290 $5,330 $2,985        
  05/30 - 06/15 $3,395 $5,535 $3,035        
  06/16 - 06/22 $3,485 $5,720 $3,035        
  06/23 - 07/12 $3,710 $6,155 $3,230        
  07/13 - 08/18 $3,780 $6,295 $3,280        
  08/19 - 08/27 $3,710 $6,155 $3,230        
  08/28 - 09/03 $3,485 $5,780 $3,035        
  09/04 - 09/16 $3,395 $5,535 $3,035        
  09/17 - 09/22 $3,290 $5,330 $2,985        
  09/23 - 10/01 $3,060 $4,900 $2,750        
  10/02 - 10/08 $2,980 $4,740 $2,705        
  10/09 - 10/22 $2,830 $4,460 $2,555        
               
  *For departures within the Greek Orthodox Easter week, please ask as itineraries may not be available or maybe altered.      
                 
  Accomodations:              
                 
  Athens              
  Hotel Crystal City, Hotel Golden City, Hotel Oscar, Hotel Achilleas, Hotel Arion, Hotel Stanley, Hotel Best Western Candia Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Titania, Hotel Polis Grand, Hotel Zafolia, Hotel Golden Age, Hotel Alexandros, Hotel Athenian Callirhoe Or Similar (FC)      
  Hotel NJV Athens Plaza, Hotel Radisson Blue, Hotel Royal Olympic, Hotel St. George Lycabettus, Hotel Wyndham Grand Or Similar (DLX)      
                 
  Olympia              
  Hotel Antonios Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                 
  Delphi              
  Hotel Hermes & Hotel Olympic Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                 
  Kalambaka              
  Hotel Orfeas & Hotel Antoniadis Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Divani Or Similar (FC & DLX)      
                 
  Mykonos              
  Hotel New Aelos, Hotel Vanilla, Hotel Alkistis, Hotel Elena, Hotel Domna Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Harmony, Hotel Elena, Hotel Kamari, Hotel Yannaki, Hotel San Antonio, Hotel Pelican Bay, Hotel Madalena Or Similar (FC)      
  Hotel Porto Mykonos, Hotel Pietra & Mare, Hotel Saint John, Hotel Mykonian Ambassador, Royal Myconian Or Similar (DLX)      
                 
  Santorini              
  Hotel Solaris, Hotel Central, Hotel Alexandra, Hotel Polydefkis, Hotel Epifanis, Hotel Albatros, Hotel Kamari beach Or Similar (STD)      
  Hotel Splendour, Hotel El Greco, Hotel Santorini Palace, Hotel Aphrodite Venus, Hotel Acqua Vatos, Hotel Albatros, Hotel Rocabella, Hotel Theoxenia, Hotel Orizontes Or Similar (FC)
  Hotel Majestic, Hotel Lillium, Hotel Cliff Side suites, Hotel De sol, Villa Lucas Or Similar (DLX)      
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos and 2 nights in Santorini
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 4-day classical Greece tour with Meteora on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • Ferry tickets Piraeus - Mykonos (regular ferry) and Mykonos - Santorini (high-speed ferry), economy class.
  • All entrance/admission fees to sites and museums
  • All taxes and our services
Exclusions:
  • Any meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any drinks during included meals
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any tips
  • Any porterage at hotels.
  • Any flights.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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