Athens & 4 days classical tour with Meteora & Santorini
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Athens & 4 days classical tour with Meteora & Santorini

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Creato: venerdì 21 giugno 2024
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1.392 €
Basato su 2 adulti
Creato: venerdì 21 giugno 2024
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Tours

Giorno 1: Atene

Arrival in Athens
Upon arrival at Athens International Airport, you will be met with our driver and transferred to your hotel, where our representative will be waiting to deliver the envelope with all necessary documents. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation in Athens.


Giorno 2: Atene

Athens City tour with Acropolis Museum
Breakfast at your hotel and pick up in the morning, at the indicated time for a half-day tour of the city of Athens, regular basis, that includes guided panoramic tour of the city and visit of the Acropolis and the museum of Acropolis. Pick up from your hotel and return to your hotel. Duration about 4,5 5 hours.
Our Athens Half Day Tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma square, passing by many sightseeing hot spots such as National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral and Schliemann’s House. We will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Our licensed guide will make you feel as if you are experiencing firsthand Athens’s old and new history as you look at these stately buildings. We continue for a photo stop at Panathenaic Stadium, otherwise known as Kallimarmaro Stadium, where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. As we proceed, we pass by Zappeion and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Last but not least, we make our way to the archaeological site of Acropolis, an UNESCO’S world heritage monument and we visit Propylae, as well as the small Temple of Athena Nike. Of course, our visit shall not be completed without the Parthenon and Erechtheion. The expert-guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour continues with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the Acropolis Museum.
If you wish, when the tour ends you can stay walking through the picturesque streets of the Plaka neighborhood and return to the hotel on your own. Rest of the day free and accommodation.


Giorno 3: Olympia

Athens - Olympia
After breakfast, pick up from hotel for your 4day Classical Greece tour to explore the glory of ancient Greece with and visit five UNESCO'S world heritage sites. We depart from Athens for the Corinth canal (short stop). After our short stop at Corinth, we drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. We then proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos, we arrive to Mycenae, where we visit its archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs), we depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games. Overnight stay in Olympia and dinner.


Giorno 4: Delphi

Olympia - Delphi
We start our day with a visit to the Olympia archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum. After Olympia, we depart via Patras (short stop) to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay by the bridge to Antirion. Pass by the city of Nafpaktos and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon, we visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.Overnight stay in Delphi and dinner.


Giorno 5: Kalambaka

Delphi - Kalambaka (Meteora)
In the morning, we visit the archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. After our navigation through the center of earth and universe for Ancient Greeks, Delphi, we depart for Kalambaka, by crossing the Thessalian plain in Central Greece through the cities of Lamia (short stop) and Trikala. Kalambaka is a small town built at the foot of the majestic Meteora grey rocks, just below the Monasteries. Overnight stay in Kalambaka and dinner.


Giorno 6: Atene

Meteora- Athens
Today, we depart in the morning for nearby Meteora on a tour of the cliff-top monasteries by visiting two different Byzantine Monasteries, built on top of rock towers and offering fantastic views over the plain. Meteora is included on the UNESCO world heritage monument list. The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which provided the monks with totally inaccessible retreats for centuries. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful areas of Greek mainland and its cluster of monasteries is one of the country's most unique attractions. We return to Athens passing by the heroic monument of Leonidas, the King of Sparta in Thermopylae (short stop for photos). The tour returns to Athens late in the afternoon.


Giorno 7: Santorini

Athens-Santorini
Early breakfast and departure transfer to Athens Port “Piraeus” to embark on the ferry for Santorini. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.


Giorno 8: Santorini

Santorini
Free day on the volcanic island of Santorini known for the unique sunset. In its capital called Fira, attached to the cliff and accessible by cable car or donkey, you can admire the whitewashed houses, the alleys, the outdoor cafes and the famous sunset. Santorini is a spectacular stopover for dozens of tourist vacation cruises and hundreds of sailboats that land in its small coves, at the foot of its steep slopes, in the middle of the natural anchorage formed by the sunken caldera of the ancient volcano. The multitude of visitors from all over the world has developed a free and international atmosphere.
Due to its volcanic soil the island is very fertile. For that reason, the quality of Santorini's agricultural products is well known throughout the world. One of the specialties of the island is wine. The vines are arranged in a way that can only be seen in Santorini, their branches are placed in a way that makes them look like a basket. In this way they are protected from strong winds. Other agricultural products in which Santorini has specialized are: fava, a similar vegetable but smaller than a pea; a type of cherry tomato that only grows in Santorini and the "Kapari", a pea-sized vegetable used in the famous Greek salad. The island of Santorini also produces a cheese made from goat's milk called "chloro". Overnight stay in Santorini. Overnight stay in Santorini.


Giorno 9:

Departure from Santorini
Breakfast at the hotel, morning at leisure, and at the indicated time, depending on your departure flight, transfer to Santorini Airport.

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Incluso

Categoria 3 Stars

-3 nights accommodation and breakfast in Athens
-2 nights accommodation and breakfast in Santorini
-Organized Half-day Athens Sightseeing tour, including the Acropolis site and the museum of Acropolis (entrance fees included) with professional guide & transfer from/to hotel
-Organized 4 Days Classical Tour (Olympia, Delphi, Meteora) on HB basis, entrance fees included as mentioned above
-Fast ferry Athens – Santorini in economy class- enumerated seats
-Private transfers in Athens
-Regular transfers in Santorini
-English-speaking assistant on the arrival
-Taxes

Categoria 4 Stars

-3 nights accommodation and breakfast in Athens
-2 nights accommodation and breakfast in Santorini
-Organized Half-day Athens Sightseeing tour, including the Acropolis site and the museum of Acropolis (entrance fees included) with professional guide & transfer from/to hotel
-Organized 4 Days Classical Tour (Olympia, Delphi, Meteora) on HB basis, entrance fees included as mentioned above
-Fast ferry Athens – Santorini in economy class- enumerated seats
-Private transfers in Athens
-Regular transfers in Santorini
-English-speaking assistant on the arrival
-Taxes

Categoria 5 Stars

-3 nights accommodation and breakfast in Athens
-2 nights accommodation and breakfast in Santorini
-Organized Half-day Athens Sightseeing tour, including the Acropolis site and the museum of Acropolis (entrance fees included) with professional guide & transfer from/to hotel
-Organized 4 Days Classical Tour (Olympia, Delphi, Meteora) on HB basis, entrance fees included as mentioned above
-Fast ferry Athens – Santorini in economy class- enumerated seats
-Private transfers in Athens
-Regular transfers in Santorini
-English-speaking assistant on the arrival
-Taxes

Escluso

Categoria 3 Stars

-International and Domestic flights
-Other optional tours
-Meals or Beverages
-Gratuities (optional)
-Any personal expenses

Categoria 4 Stars

-International and Domestic flights
-Other optional tours
-Meals or Beverages
-Gratuities (optional)
-Any personal expenses

Categoria 5 Stars

-International and Domestic flights
-Other optional tours
-Meals or Beverages
-Gratuities (optional)
-Any personal expenses

Sistemazioni previste

Categoria 3 Stars

- DORIAN INN
- NEDA
- HERMES
- ORFEAS
- FOMITHEA

Categoria 4 Stars

- BROWN ACROPOL
- AMALIA OLYMPIA
- AMALIA DELPHI
- AMALIA KALAMBAKA
- EL GRECO

Categoria 5 Stars

- ROYAL OLYMPIC
- AMALIA OLYMPIA
- AMALI DELPHI
- AMALIA KALAMBAKA
- MAJESTIC

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