11 Days Greece Tour to Athens, Delphi, Meteora and Santorini
DAY 1 Athens
Arrival in Athens, you will meet our local representative at the airport and be transferred to your hotel in Athens. Once you settle in, you are free to stroll, browse for curios and treasures, and perhaps dine at a cafe in the old Plaka district. Or, we will be pleased to arrange an optional Athens by Night tour, which includes a Greek dinner and musical entertainment. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 2 Athens Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Our expert guides take you to see the center of the city. Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus Street, you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrians Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and you will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis, visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens; the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erectheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.Overnight in Athens.
DAY 3 Athens / Olympia
After the breakfast, departure to Olympia.Prehistory, the Classical period, Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades and Modern times. Greece through the centuries will unfold before you on this four days tour. Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short photo stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.
DAY 4 Olympia / Delphi
After the breakfast,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, arrival in Delphi. Overnight.
DAY 5 Delphi / Kalambaka (Meteora)
After the breakfast,in the morning, visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Overnight.
DAY 6 Kalambaka (Meteora) / Athens
After the breakfast,visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monument). Arrival in Athens early in the evening. For the visit of Monastery ladies need to wear a skirt and the gentlemen need to wear long trousers. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 7 Ferry from Athens to Santorini
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the port for your ferry to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini your driver will be waiting at the port for your hotel transfer. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 8 Santorini
Free day. Santorini has one of the stunning scenaries on earth. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 9 Santorini
Free day and enjoy Santorini of Dreams – Sun, Sea and Lava. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 10 Ferry from Santorini to Athens
After the breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the port for your ferry to Piraeus Port / Athens. Upon your arrival you will meet your driver at the port and be transffered to your hotel. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 11 Athens / End of your 11 Days Greece Tour
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to take your departure flight. End of 11 Days Greece Tour.