Some are attracted by its stunning white sanded beaches and warm climate and others by its millennia of history. Whatever your reason for visiting, Greece is a fascinating to explore. Because of its geographical position, Greece was a crossroad of civilizations that had left their traces everywhere, the architecture of the museums and settlements, miniature art, daily life, nutritional customs and in all forms of popular art in the various regions of the country.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Athens
Meet and greet upon arrival at Athens Airport and transfer to hotel. Check into Hotel by 14:00 hrs. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Athens Sightseeing
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, make your own way to the starting point of Half Day Guided Panoramic Tour of Athens. We pass the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that stands in front of Parliament House on Constitution Square and see the Presidential Mansion that served as the Royal Palace before the country’s monarchy was abolished in 1974. See The Panathenaic Stadium - site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, then relax as your coach drives along Panepistimiou, home to Athens’ National Library and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, known locally as
‘Mitropoli.’After seeing the highlights of modern Athens, step back in time with a tour of the city’s past. Visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then stop at Athens’ crowning glory: the Acropolis of Athens. Built on a rocky hill towering above the city, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed acropolis comprises a cluster of ancient buildings that once collectively acted as a fortress. Each building was created to reflect the splendor and wealth of Athens during the 5th century. After spending time at leisure at the acropolis, drop back to starting point of tour. Proceed to hotel on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Athens - Full Day Tour To Olympia
Breakfast at hotel. Today we proceed for a full day tour to Olympia. Olympia is one of the 5 ancient sites that you must visit. Enroute a short stop at the Corinth canal. Later, we arrive at Olympia and visit the archaeological museum, the museum of the ancient Games (Closed on Saturday & Sunday) and the ancient site. You will learn the history of The "sacred" Sanctuary with the temples, the administration buildings, the sports' complex, and the stadium of Olympia. Later we return to Athens and drop to the starting point. Proceed to the hotel on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, 31 Ch. Trikoupi Street, . Established in 1935 and expanded in 1966, the Piraeus Museum is small in size, yet holds a number of significant...
Day 4: Athens - Full Day Trip To Delphi
Breakfast at hotel. We proceed for a full day trip to Delphi. We hear the tales about the ancient Greeks and their lives in Delphi while traveling to the town. Pass through the towns of Levadia and Arachova – both famous for their production of brightly colored carpets. We take a tour of the Delphi archaeological site – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily one of the most important digs in Europe. As you walk around the evocative ruins with your guide, see famous monuments like the Temple of Apollo. We head inside Delphi Archaeological Museum and explore this veritable treasure trove at leisure which is a home to countless artifacts and intriguing relics. Later return to Athens and make your Overnight at
Day 5: Athens To Kalambaka
Breakfast at hotel. Prepare for your departure transfer to Athens Train Station to connect to your train to Kalambaka (Standard Train Travel Included). Arrive and tranfer to your hotel. Check into Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Athens to Kalambaka
Fly to Ioannina, bus
Fly to Thessaloniki, train
Day 6: Kalambaka To Athens
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for a Half day Guided Tour of Meteora with Theopetra Cave. Meteora is located just over 3 miles (5.4 km) from central Kalambaka and is a remote region of sandstone peaks where, from 11th century onwards, monks settled. marvel at the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the awe-inspiring sandstone pillars and spend a few minutes snapping photos. With your local guide at your side, visit two of the remaining monasteries. As you
explore the sites, listen to your guide share fascinating stories about the first hermits and monks who settled in Meteora, and discover their motivations for building the monasteries atop the sheer rock spires. Later we proceed to south of Meteora to the prehistoric Theopetra Cave. Situated at the foot of the Chasia mountain range, the cave shows signs of being continuously inhabited from 135,000 BC to 4,000 BC and holds some of the earliest historical secrets in the world, including the oldest known man-made structure. (Note: Theopetra Cave is closed on Mondays, when you'll visit one additional monastery). Later return to the hotel. In the afternoon departure transfer to the train station to connect your train to Athens (Standard Class Train Travel Included). Arrival transfer to your hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Kalambaka to Athens
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure until departure transfer to Airport.