Day 1: Athens – arrival
Arrival and transfer to hotel for 2 nights.
Day 2 Athens
Stroll through the narrow streets of Plaka or enjoy an optional ($) half-day city tour with the Acropolis.
Day 3 Corinth – Nafplion – Olympia
After breakfast you will be picked-up by our bus and depart on the 4-day classical tour. Leave by the coastal Road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Proceed to the Town of Nauplion (short stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnesus and the Towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games. (Dinner).
Day 4 Olympia – Delphi
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Museum of Olympia. Drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, through Patras, Capital of the Peloponnesus until the magnificent bridge over the “Little Dardanelles” from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea to arrive in Delphi and overnight. (Dinner).
Day 5 Delphi – Kalambaka
In the morning visit Castalia Spring and the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, passing through numerous picturesque villages and typical towns of Central Greece. Overnight in Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora and the gigantic rocks. (Dinner).
Day 6 Kalambaka – Athens
Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite examples of Byzantine Art including priceless historical and religious treasures. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae (visit the Leonida’s Monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening.
Day 7 Athens – Mykonos
After breakfast transfer by ferry to Mykonos for 3 nights stay.
Day 8-9 Mykonos
Free days at leisure. Mykonos is a jet-set island with a flux of people taking advantage of its magnificent beaches, multi-coloured stores and boutiques and myriad taverns and restaurants.
Day 10 Mykonos – Paros
After breakfast, transfer to the port and take the ferry to Paros. Arrival transfer to your hotel for a 3 night holiday.
Day 11-12 Paros
Enjoy beautiful sandy beaches, pristine white houses, traditions and friendly and welcoming people. Discover the island’s capital, Parikia and we suggest taking a trip to the scenic fishing village of Naoussa.
Day 13 Paros – Santorini
After breakfast, transfer to the port and take the ferry to Santorini. Arrival transfer to your hotel for a 3 night stay.
Day 7-8: Santorini
This island offers without a doubt the most spectacular view of the Aegean Sea. You will be enchanted by the crisp white vaulted houses, carved in the volcanic rock such as the city of Fira, situated on the top of the mountain, approximately 300 meters above sea level. Of course you will have the chance to sample the best sunset ever!
Day 16 Santorini – Crete
After breakfast, transfer to Crete by ferry for 6 nights
Day 17-21 Crete
Free days at leisure to relax and explore the island of King Midas, discover its beauty coast to coast.
Day 22 Crete – Athens
Transfer to the airport and fly to Athens. End of services.
• 18 nights accommodation in double occupancy – hotels 3* (3 nights Athens, 3 nights Mykonos, 3 nights Paros, 3 nights Santorini, 6 nights in Crete)
• Private transfers in Athens and Crete
• Shared transfers in Mykonos, Paros and Santorini
• 4 Day Organized Classical Tour , 3* hotels, with breakfast and dinner (overnights in Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka)
• Ferry transportation Piraeus – Mykonos – Paros – Santorini – Crete (Heraklion)
• one way domestic flight Crete (Heraklion) – Athens, operated by Aegean Airlines, economy class
• Daily breakfast
• Hotels taxes and service fees
NOTE: Price indicated is for 3* hotels, per person in double occupancy for departures April 1, 2016. Please contact us to obtain prices for 4* and 5* hotels and different departure dates.