Meet at hotel to join the 03-day 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. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion (short photo stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Overnight in Delphi.
In the morning, after breakfast, visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi. Then depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Overnight Kalambaka.
Visit Meteora and enjoy a unique and most impressive scenery with the ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical & religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae making a stop enroute to see from across the road the Leonida's Monument. Arrival back in Athens early evening around 19:00. (Accommodation in Athens is not included before of at the end of this tour, optional extra. For visit of monasteries ladies need long skirt and gentlemen long trousers.)
Hotel accomodation on Half Board basis
Guiding in English, main entrance fees, coach transport
Taxes and handling services
**Accommodation in Athens before/after tour is optional extraTOUR DATES for year 2013:
Winter: every Monday (First Class only)
Summer: every Monday, Tuesday, Saturday (some Thursdays)
Thursday departures on 11/04 - 25/04 - 16/05 - 23/05 - 30/05 - 13/06 - 27/06 - 11/07
25/07 - 08/08 - 22/08 - 12/09 - 19/09 - 26/09 - 03/10 - 17/10Tour Rates:
Tourist Class: 470Euro per person sharing in double/triple
Tourist Class: 550Euro per person staying in a single room
First Class: 535Euro per person sharing in double/triple
First Class: 635Euro per person staying in a single room
Please use the Booking / Enquiry Form for any questions you may have regarding this travel package and/or to receive a quote based on your preference of accommodation (2*/3*/4*/5*) and dates/month of travel.