- 7 days
- Rour guide
Grand tour of Greece - 7 days
|Departures: April 23, May 14, 28, June 11,25, July 16, Aug 06, Sep 10, 17, 24.|
Depart from Athens and visit Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka Meteora, Thessaloniki, Edessa, Vergina, Veria, Pella, and Dion.
Travel back 7,000 years in history and discover the Land of Alexander the Great.
1st day: Drive to Corinth Canal (short stop). Proceed to Epidaurus, well known for its theatre. Continue to Nafplion (short stop) and then to Mycenae.
Olympia, the cradle of the ancient Olympic Games follows. Dinner & o/night.
2nd day: Visit the ancient Site and the Archaeological Museum.
Continue to Patras and over the cable suspended bridge from Rion to Antirion, Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. (Dinner and overnight)
3rd day: In the morning visit the ancienth site & the Museum and depart for Kalambaka below Meteora. (Dinner and overnight)
4th day: Drive to Meteora and visit 2 monasteries. Departure after lunch and driving next to Mt Olympus you arrive in Thessaloniki. (Dinner and o/night)
5th day: Morning city tour. The Byzantine past is obvious in the churches and the Byzantine Museum. Rest of the day free to explore the city. (Dinner and o/n)
6th day: Depart for Greek Macedonia. Stop at Edessa, the town with the Waterfalls. Proceed to Naoussa, known for Aristotle's School, where the philosopher taught ‘doctrines of morals and politics' to Great Alexander. Next step is a visit to Vergina (ancient Aigai) and a visit to the unique Museum. See the golden findings from the tomb of King Phillip II, Alexander's father. Very close to Vergina is Veria (Biblical Berea). Visit St Paul's Bema and stroll through the old Jewish neighbourhood. Return to Thessaloniki. (Dinner and overnight)
7th day: Drive to Pella, the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics. Proceed to the Archaeological Park of Dion (sacred city of the Macedonians). After the visit we shall start driving south and through Lamia, and Thermopylae (Leonidas' statue) arrive in Athens late in the afternoon.
PRICE4* Hotels, half-board = 930,00 € p.p.
Single Supplement = 230.00 €
The price does not include the "City TAX" for hotel overnights.
This tax is payable by the guests directly to the hotel:
4* hotel: 3 € per night per room
3* hotel: 1,5 € per night per room