Visiting classical, cultural and historical sites in Greece.
Grand Tour of Greece
|1st DAY: Leaving
Athens the first short stop is at the CORINTH Canal.
Drive on to EPIDAURUS (visit the archaeological
site and the theatre famous for its remarkable acoustics)
and then on to NAFPLION (short stop). Drive to MYCENAE. Visit the archaeological site,
and then depart for OLYMPIA, through the central
Peloponessus area. Arrive at OLYMPIA. Dinner &
2nd DAY: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of OLYMPIA. Drive via PATRAS to RION, cross the channel to ANTIRION on the new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Passing from NAFPAKTOS, and continue to DELPHI. Dinner & Overnight. (B.D.)
DAY: In the morning visit the
archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Rest
of the day at leisure.
4th DAY: In the morning, drive by the towns of AMPHISSA, LAMIA and TRIKALA to KALAMBAKA. Afternoon visit of the breathtaking METEORA. Dinner & Overnight in KALAMBAKA. (B.D.)
5th DAY: Drive by TRIKALA and LARISSA to the sacred Macedonian town of DION (visit).Continue to THESSALONIKI, the largest town in Northern Greece. Visit the very interesting museum of THESSALONIKI and sightseeing of the city. Dinner & Overnight. (B.D.)
6th DAY: Morning drive to PELLA, Great Alexander's capital (visit). Continue to VERGINA to visit the Tomb of the King PHILIP and the famous VERGINA TREASURES and on to LEFKADIA where you visit the excavations. Return to THESSALONIKI via VERIA. Dinner & Overnight. (B.D.)
7th DAY: Start the return drive to ATHENS, through the VALLEY of TEMPI, LARISSA, LAMIA, THERMOPYLAE famous for the ancient battle of Leonidas and the 300 Spartans that took place there (short stop), KAMENA VOURLA, ATHENS. (B.)
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