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Athens Sightseeing with Delphi & Saronic Islands

GRC 1001 - 05 Days
Tour Itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival:
Arrival to Athens Airport and meet for transfer on to the hotel. Rest of the day is then at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight in Athens.

DAY 02 - Athens City Tour:
Breakfast at hotel then meet to depart on a half day morning regular group tour to view some of the important sights of Athens such as Constitution Square (Syntagma), House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential Palace and Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. Then visit to the Acropolis (Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and Parthenon) along with the New Acropolis Museum (museum closed on Mondays). After the tour the remainder of day at leisure for you to further explore the city (Plaka, Monesteraki flea market, etc) on your own. Overnight in Athens. (Optional extra afternoon tour to Cape Sounion or evening Athens by Night with dinner and show can be included.)


DAY 03 - Delphi (or Argolis) Sightseeing Tour:
Today you have the choice to join on either the full day Delphi Tour or full day Argolis Tour.
Delphi: Depart on drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing towns of Thebes - connected with tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova. In Delphi visit the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the athlete Aghias.
Argolis: Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive to Mycenae and visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs etc. Depart for Nauplion the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. Afternoon, leave for Epidauros to visit the theatre (4th century BC) famous for its astonishing acoustics. Overnight in Athens.


DAY 04 - Saronic Island Cruise:
Transfer to Piraeus for embarkation on the cruise boat. Then sail for the island of Hydra where you have time for strolling, shopping or swimming. In the early afternoon sail for the island of Aegina, passing through the narrow strait separating the Peloponnesian Coast from the island of Poros. Lunch is served during or after sailing. Upon arrival in Aegina you can either join the optional extra excursion to Temple of Aphaia or walk around on your own in the town or enjoy a swim, if the weather permits. Around 6pm embark for the return voyage. Overnight in Athens.


DAY 05 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and per your international flight departure time meet at the hotel for transfer to Athens Airport.

What's included?

Hotel accomodation on Bed & Breakfast basis

All noted sightseeing tours on regular group (or private guided basis)

Main entrance fees to sights visited and lunches on full day tours

Taxes and handling services

NOTES:

This package is available year round, January to December

Extra days / nights and additional tours can be added

Suitable for individuals and groups

Average Package Rates:

(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)

2* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

3* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

4* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

5* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

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