CLASSICAL GREECE

 

Athens – Mycenae – Nafplion – Ancient Olympia – Delphi – Arachova

8 DAYS EDUCATIONAL TOUR PROGRAM


1st Day, Athens:  Arrive in Athens, capital of Greece during the day, transfer from the Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos with private coach and guide, start a condensed city tour to the capital of Greece to trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day underground station. Afternoon – Evening Free. Overnight.

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2nd Day, Athens: After breakfast meet with your guide for an unforgettable experience of a quided tour in Athens starting from the New Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis Hill. The tour continuous walking through the old Market and the neighbourhood of Plaka, Athens oldest and most picturesque neighbourhood. Walking around Plakas stone-paved, narrow streets, you will have the feeling that you are travelling back in time. You will be delighted by the beauty of the neo-classical colours of its houses, their architecture, their lovingly tended little gardens, the elegance, and the total atmosphere of the area. In Plaka even the air is different..  lighter, cleaner, scented, like a gift from the Gods. In the afternoon your day tour of Athens will end at Syntagma Metro station, remaining of the afternoon free, return to your hotel.

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3rd Day, Athens – Mycenae – Nafplion – Ancient Olympia:  After breakfast departure by private coach and guide to the Peloponnese peninsula. After a short stop at the Corinth canal before visit the archaeological site of Mycenae where you will visit the Royal Palace of Agamemnon, the Royal Tombs and Tomb of Atreus. Continue to the picturesque town of Nafplio for short stop and continue to Anicent Olympia. Overnight at a hotel in the village.

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4th Day, Ancient Olympia – Delphi: After breakfast, morning visit with our guide to the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic Flame, the Stadium and the archaeological museum.  In the afternoon depart from Olympia, drive to the town of Rion cross the Corinthian bay to Antirion on the new state of art suspended bridge and continue along the coastal road up the mountain of Parnassos to arrive Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Overnight at a hotel in Delphi.

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5th Day, Delphi – Arachova – Athens: After breakfast you will visit the archaeological site, the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and the museum, with its spectacular finds, including the bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos. After lunch return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese, short stop. Back to the hotel in Athens.

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6th Day, Athens: After breakfast free time to explore on your own the beautiful city of Athens with time for shopping or visit the National Archaeological Museum, that houses some of the most important artefacts from various archaeological locations around Greece.  Afternoon free, overnight.

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7th Day, Athens: After breakfast, morning free and in the afternoon transfer by private coach and your quide to visit the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea, with one of the most breathtaking panoramic view in the world – on a clear day you can see at least seven islands – and enjoy a beautiful  sunset.  Late Afternoon return to Athens for a farewell evening dinner at a typical Greek Taverna with music in Plaka. Return to the hotel, overnight.

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8th Day, Athens – Departure Day: After breakfast transfer by private coach to the airport for your return flight home.

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