Day 1: Arrival
Upon arrival to Athens, you have a transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Day 2: City Tour
Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and driver to make your way to Kerameikos, the biggest and most important necropolis in Athens.
The walls of Athens, which were constructed in the 5th century B.C. by Themistokles, divided the area into two sections: The Inner Kerameikos which was the potter's quarter of the city and τhe Outer Kerameikos of an important cemetery and numerous funerary sculptures erected along the road out of the city towards Eleusis.
After, you will make your way to The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian's Arch (short visit). This colossal ruined temple was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods.
Your next stop is the Panathenaic Stadium, also known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the "beautifully marbled"), is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Continue on to the highest hill of Athens Lycabettus, which appears in various legends.
Witness the Royal Palace and today's Parliament, with the elite unit known as the Evzones in their picturesque uniforms guarding the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier.
Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue to get a glimpse of the beauty of the most famous Athenian NeoClassical buildings before arriving to our next destination the Ancient Agora.
After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel.
Day 3: Tour of Acropolis
Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and start a 4-hour tour with your private guide.
Walk through Dionisiou Areopagitou street one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering an extraordinary view of the southern slope of the Acropolis, where some of the most significant monuments stand. You will enter the archeological area of the Acropolis on the southern slope to avoid the crowds and just to your right is the most ancient theatre of the world, the Theatre of
Your next stop is the Odeion of Herodes Atticus and before reaching Acropolis top point, you pass through Beule Gate, part of the Roman fortifications of the Acropolis. See the Temple Of the Athena Victory also known as Temple of Athena Nike, a small, elegant, Ionian, amphiprostyle temple, built by the architect Callicrates in 426421 B.C. in commemoration of the victory of the Greeks against the Persians.
Reach The Propylaea one of the masterpieces of classical architecture. Left of the Parthenon lies the Temple of Erechtheion built from 420406BC at the holiest site of the Acropolis, where goddess Athena planted the olive tree, her sacred symbol.
Climbing down the Acropolis hill you will reach the New Acropolis museum one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Athens. The last level (The Parthenon room) has the dimensions and the direction of the Parthenon and it is been rotated by 23 degrees in relation to the rest of the building so that the visitor would have an immediate view of the monument.
Day 4: Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Athens.
Day 4: Arrival
Upon arrival to the hotel you have a check-in and the rest of the day free.
Day 5: Tour of Olympia and Departure
Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and prepare for a guided tour of Olympia.
Together with a local guide you explore the stadium where the first Olympic Games were held and learn how this place evolved at different times.
After the tour you continue the trip to Delphi.
Day 5: Arrival in Delphi
Upon arrival in Delphi, you are taken to the hotel for check in and the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6: Tour of Delphi and Departure
Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your private local guide who takes you through the Museum and Archeological Site.
The archaeological site of Delphi includes two mosques, one dedicated to Apollo and one to Athena. Today you explore the rich collections exhibit in the museum which is comprised primarily of architectural sculpture, statues and minor objects donated to the sanctuary.
On the territory of the site along with remains of temples, you see the gymnasium, a sports training area, and a training center, with the palaestra and the bath complex. Pass by Castalia, the sacred fountain of Delphi and central and most important point of the site the sanctuary of Apollo.
After the tour continue the trip to Meteora.
Day 6: Arrival
Upon arrival you have a check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Day 7: Tour to Monasteries
Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your private guide and driver to explore the amazing Meteora Monastery complex - one of the most spectacular places in Greece. 6 beautiful monasteries nestled high on the cliffs represent a perfect combination of history, architecture and man's everlasting desire to connect with God.
After the tour, you are taken back to to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 8: Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and continue the trip.
Day 8: Arrival
Upon arrival you are taken to the hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Day 9: City Tour
Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and start a 3-hour walking city tour to discover the most important sites of the city.
Together you see a Roman forum (Agora), monumental constructions with a unique character such as the Rotunda, an arch immortalizing military triumphs, palace ruins, medieval towers, modest Byzantine churches hiding rare treasures, and streets, legendary squares, points and corners associated with major historical events.
After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day is are your own leisure.
Day 10: Departure
This is the last day of your trip in Greece!
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your driver for the departure transfer.
Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
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