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Greek Mythology Odyssey
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Greek Mythology Odyssey

grGreece
4 cities
11 days, 10 nights
Day by day
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Day 1 Athens

Arrival

Upon arrival in Athens, you have a  transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. 

Breakfast included
Fresh Hotel
Fresh Hotel
59 Athinas, Athens, Attiki, GR, 10552
Comfort Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Queen Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Athens Airport-City Centre Sedan Transfer
Day 2 Athens

Tour of Athens

Explore the most outstanding Athens attractions, including Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, the National Library, the Presidential Palace, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Visit Acropolis and its museum and the Parthenon - one of the world's greatest cultural monuments that are regarded an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, Athenian democracy and western civilization.
After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel.

10h
Guided City Tour with Acropolis
Guided City Tour with Acropolis
Day 3 Athens

Cape of Legends - Sounion

After breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and start this day with a trip to Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon together with your private guide and driver. Visit the magical cape full of legends about King Menelaus who stopped briefly at Sounio on his way back from Troy, or about the unfortunate King Aegeus who drowned himself on that spot and the Aegean Sea got named after him, or about the people who built a temple using local marble to honor the god of the sea and safeguard the profits from the neighboring Lavrio mines.  

8h
Trip to Sounion
Trip to Sounion
Day 4 Athens

Departure

After breakfast, your private driver takes you to the Port to the famous island of Greek Cyclades, Mykonos.

Fresh Hotel
Address
59 Athinas, Athens, Attiki, GR, 10552
Ferry from Athens to Mykonos
Departure
3 h
Arrival

Description for connection

Ferry schedule:
Departures at 7 am, 9 am, and 4 pm daily.

Day 4 Mykonos

Arrival to the Land of Myths - Mykonos
Upon arrival at Mykonos, you have a transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. 

Breakfast included
Harmony Boutique Hotel
Harmony Boutique Hotel
Mykonos Town, Mykonos, Mykonos Island, GR, 84600
Standard Room, Garden View
1 room
Up to 3 guests
2 Twin Beds
20 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 5 Mykonos

Day Trip to Delos, Birthplace of Artemis and Apollo
Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and embark on a fascinating tour to the archaeological site of Delos. 

After a short boat ride, you arrive in the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo. The island's vast expanse of ancient ruins marks the existence of what was once one of the most important spiritual, economic and commercial centers of its time. During the tour you visit the marble remains of the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, walk the celebrated Avenue of Lions and stand at the center of the dramatic amphitheater. Continue to the archaeological museum which houses a collection of Archaic, Hellenistic, Roman and Classical sculptures and mosaics. Beautifully painted pottery and small bronze items that were used in everyday life are also on display. 

Once the tour is finished you are taken back to the hotel.

*Note: The site of Delos is explored on foot, please wear low heeled comfortable shoes, and bring water and a hat.

4h
Trip to Delos
Trip to Delos
Day 6 Mykonos

Departure to Heraklion, Crete Island
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Mykonos. Your private driver transfers you to Mykonos Seaport for a ferry trip to Crete Island. 

Harmony Boutique Hotel
Address
Mykonos Town, Mykonos, Mykonos Island, GR, 84600
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan
Ferry from Mykonos to Crete
Departure
4 h 35 min
Arrival

Description for connection

Ferry schedule:
Daily departure at 12:45 pm.

Day 6 Crete

Arrival in Heraklion, Crete Island
Upon arrival at Crete, you have a  transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.  

Breakfast included
Aquila Atlantis Hotel
Aquila Atlantis Hotel
2 Ygias Street, Heraklion, Crete Island, GR, 71202
Superior Room, Harbor View
1 room
Up to 3 guests
2 Twin Sofa Beds
26 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 7 Crete

Finding Your Way in Knossos Palace and Archeological Museum of Heraklion 
Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and driver for a 5.5-hour tour.

Together you unveil the history of Minoan civilization and capital of Minoan Crete, you visit and The Palace of Knossos, which is the most important archeological site on the island. 

Continue to the Heraklion Archeological Museum, the best in the world regarding the Minoan art as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete, like the Bull's head Rhyton, the snake goddess and the disc of Phaistos. The museum displays idols made of terra cotta, marble and alabaster, collections of gold, jewelry, ivory, figurines, sarcophagi and frescoes will give you an insight into this artistic-minded civilization and complement your visit to Knossos.

After the tour, you are taken back to the hotel to rest for a couple of hours.

In the evening get ready to travel in time and become a guest of a traditional Minoan Night full of dances and singing. Buffet Dinner of Greek cuisine is included. Your private driver takes you to the Minoan Theater and after the show back to your hotel in Heraklion.

Please note: Minoan Traditional Show is available only on Thursdays.

5h
Knossos Palace & Archeological Museum Tour
Knossos Palace & Archeological Museum Tour
Day 8 Crete

Stepping down into the Cave of Zeus
Meet your private guide in the morning and leave Heraklion for a day trip to Lasithi Plateau. Before you reach the main attraction of this tour, pay a visit to the Monastery of Panagia Kera, where you get to see the finest-preserved Byzantine-era frescoes in Crete. Once you arrive at Lasithi Plateau with fantastic views of this flat land surrounded by mountains, go down to the Cave of Zeus, where according to the Greek Mythology, the god of sky and thunder, king of the gods of Mount Olympus was born. After visiting the cave your guide takes you to the other side of the mountains to visit the beautiful town of Aghios Nikolaos for some spare time and optional lunch. 

Once you are back to Heraklion, you are transferred to your hotel to rest after a day of Greek Mythology. 

Please note that a moderate hike for 20 min is required for the Cave of Zeus. Non-slippery shoes are required.

Full day
Tour to the Cave of Zeus
Tour to the Cave of Zeus
Day 9 Crete

Flight to Thessaloniki
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Crete. Your private driver takes you to the local airport for a short flight to Thessaloniki. 

Aquila Atlantis Hotel
Address
2 Ygias Street, Heraklion, Crete Island, GR, 71202
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan
Flight from Crete to Thessaloniki
Departure
1 h 15 min
Arrival
Day 9 Thessaloniki

Arrival in Thessaloniki & City Tour
Upon arrival you are taken to the hotel for check-in.

Later today you 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 at your own leisure.

Breakfast included
Antigon Urban Chic Hotel
Antigon Urban Chic Hotel
Antigonidon, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR, 546 30
Comfort Double Room, Balcony
1 room
Up to 3 guests
1 Double Bed
17 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Half day
Half Day Guided City Tour
Half Day Guided City Tour
Day 10 Thessaloniki

Mount Olympus
Take a step back in time and explore the culture and history surrounding Mount Olympus. Explore the ancient sanctuary of Dion, which was once a center of worship of the gods of Olympus, before visiting the medieval Castle of Platamon. Soak in the exceptional view from Platamon Castle that overlooks the Thermaikos Gulf. Continuing the Olympus day trip you’ll have the opportunity to observe the captivating bathtub of Zeus, hidden within the gorge of Enipeas. Finishing off a day of exploring the mythical home of the Greek gods, we will drive you back to Thessaloniki.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Full day
Full Day Mount Olympus Group Tour by Trains
Full Day Mount Olympus Group Tour by Trains
Day 11 Thessaloniki

Departure
This is the final day of your amazing Greek Mythology tour! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. 

We hope you've enjoyed exploring Greece and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Antigon Urban Chic Hotel
Address
Antigonidon, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR, 546 30
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan

What's included

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

Reviews

As you prepare for your travels, we proudly highlight our 99.8% customer satisfaction rate. Below are reviews from travelers who have enjoyed our award-winning service. Thank you for choosing us—your extraordinary journey awaits!
4.9 / 5
Excellent
962 Reviews
This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
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