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Greece in a Nutshell

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Day 1 Athens

Arrival 
Welcome to the historical capital of entire Europe - Athens! Your driver meets you at the airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring an exhilarating Greek capital on your own, dine in a local restaurant and take a good rest.

Breakfast included
Melia Athens
Melia Athens
Chalkokondyli 14 and 28th October Av., Athens, Attiki, GR, 10677
Supreme Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Queen Bed
26 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Athens Airport-City Centre Sedan Transfer
Day 2 Athens

City Tour 
Following breakfast in the hotel, you set off on a wonderful walking tour to the picturesque Athens. Explore most iconic sites like Acropolis (from outside), Parthenon, Lycabettus Hill, Old Town, and other attractions. What is more, taking this tour, you can dive deep into Greek culture and learn the essence of marvelous Greek history. Hence, it's a great way to get acquainted with this fascinating country. But, in case you are still wondering how to make the most out of your trip to Greece, look no further! Be sure, this tour is one of the best ways to dive deep into Greece culture!

After the tour, you are guided back to your hotel.

4h
Walking City Tour of Athens
Walking City Tour of Athens
Day 3 Athens

Walking Tour of Acropolis
Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and start a 4­-hour private walking tour. 

Walkthrough Dionisiou Areopagitou street is 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 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 Dionysus. 

Your next stop is the Odeion of Herodes Atticus and before reaching the 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 426-­421 B.C. in commemoration of the victory of the Greeks against the Persians.

Reach The Propylaea is one of the masterpieces of classical architecture. Left of the Parthenon lies the Temple of Erechtheion built from 420­-406BC at the holiest site of the Acropolis, where goddess Athena planted the olive tree, her sacred symbol.

Climbing down the Acropolis hill you 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.

4h
Walking Acropolis Tour
Walking Acropolis Tour
Day 4 Athens

Day Trip to Delphi
Following breakfast at the hotel, meet your private driver and start a full-day trip to Delphi. 

Upon arrival, you are met by a 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 exhibited 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. 

Following the tour, you have time for lunch and visit a picturesque village Arachova before heading back to Athens.

8h
Trip to Delphi
Trip to Delphi
Day 5 Athens

Full Day Trip to Corinth, Mycenae & Nafplion
Following breakfast at the hotel, meet your private guide and driver and embark on a 10-hour day trip to Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Nafplion. You drive along the coastal road towards Corinth to the Corinth Canal that connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea. 

Enjoy a short stop for pictures and continue towards the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth where you visit the Temple of Apollo and the fortress of Acrocorinth that offers magnificent views of the plains and the sea. 

Continue towards Epidaurus (or Epidavros in Greek), where you admire the famous ancient theater of Epidaurus with the impressive acoustics. This is the hub of the summer Greek festival, with theatrical plays and music concerts all summer long. 

The next site is Mycenae, the capital of the ancient Mycenaean Civilization. You have the chance to visit the Cyclopean walls of the city, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs of Agamemnon, and the entire archaeological site. Here you have time for a short lunch. 

The final chord of the tour is the town of Nafplion, the historic first capital of Greece, which is a lovely small town nesting at the foot of a hill crowned by the Fortress of Palamidi. Stroll in its picturesque cobblestoned streets and visit local shops with great pieces of art and crafts.

After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel in Athens.

10h
Trip to Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae & Nafplion
Trip to Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae & Nafplion
Day 6 Athens

Departure 
This is the last day of your trip to Greece. Following breakfast in the hotel, you check out and have a transfer to the airport. 

Melia Athens
Address
Chalkokondyli 14 and 28th October Av., Athens, Attiki, GR, 10677
Departure: Athens Airport-City Centre Sedan Transfer

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Acropolis, Parthenon and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

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