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6 Days / 5 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 / Athens (B)

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 take the road back to Athens.

Day 06 - Departure (B)
Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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2018-19  
 
Departure dates:  
 
  November to March:        
  November to March: Every Saturday and Sunday and 19/12, 20/12, 26/12, 27/12, 25/03, 26/03.  
  Tour will not be operated on 22/12, 23/12, 29/12, 30/12, 23/03, 24/03.    
           
  April to October:        
  April to October: Daily except Tuesday and Wednesday until 27/10. Tour will not be operated on 27/04  
           
    First Class  
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL  
  11/01/18 – 03/29/19 CAD 1,444 CAD 2,194 CAD 1,306  
  03/30 – 04/28 CAD 1,656 CAD 2,481 CAD 1,506  
  04/29 – 06/29 CAD 1,681 CAD 2,538 CAD 1,525  
  06/30 – 08/28 CAD 1,638 CAD 2,438 CAD 1,494  
  08/29 – 10/27 CAD 1,681 CAD 2,538 CAD 1,525  
   
    Deluxe  
  Arrival Dates DBL SGL TPL  
  11/01/18 – 03/27/19 CAD 1,631 CAD 2,525 CAD 1,475  
  03/28 – 04/26 CAD 1,850 CAD 2,831 CAD 1,663  
  04/27 – 07/27 CAD 1,944 CAD 3,025 CAD 1,731  
  07/28 – 08/27 CAD 1,900 CAD 2,938 CAD 1,700  
  08/28 – 10/27 CAD 1,944 CAD 3,025 CAD 1,731  
           
  *For departures within Christmas Week, New Years’ week, and Greek Orthodox Easter week, please
  ask as itineraries may not be available or maybe altered.
         
  For the departure dates 25/04, 26/04, 28/04, 29/04 the tour will be operated without visiting the  
  site and museum of Olympia (due to public holiday)  
         
  Accommodation:        
           
  Athens        
  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 Arty Grand & Hotel Europa Or Similar (FC & DLX)
           
  Delphi        
  Hotel Amalia & Hotel Apollonia Or Similar (FC & DLX)
 
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on BB, 3 nights in Athens
  • Athens city tour with Acropolis and Acropolis museum, on SIC, including English speaking guide.
  • The 3-day classical Greece tour on SIC, on half-board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for tour briefing and orientation, by an English speaking representative
  • 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.
  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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