Day 1: Athens - Arrival Arrival in Athens and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure to explore the city of Athens. Walk through the narrow streets of Plaka or take an optional excursion to Cape Sounion. In the evening enjoy a delicious Greek dinner in one of the numerous tavernas
Day 2: Nauplion / Olympia Start on the 4-day Classical tour. Visit Mycenae and the Epidaurus Theater world famous for its acoustics. Continue to Olympia. Dinner and overnight in Olympia (B, D)
Day 3: Olympia / Delphi Visit all sites of Olympia. Drive on to Delphi. Overnight in Delphi (B, D)
Day 4: Delphi / Meteora Visit the archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka (B, D)
Day 5: Meteora / Athens Visit the Meteora Byzantine Monasteries. Late afternoon return to Athens. Overnight in Athens (B)
Day 6: Athens After breakfast we start on the city tour of Athens visiting the Acropolis and Parthenon, the Erechtheion and the Acropolis Museum. Drive past the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier, the Panathenian Stadium, the Temple of Zeus and lots more. The remainder of the day is free for your own activities
Day 7: Piraeus / Mykonos Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the port of Piraeus to embark the 3-day cruise. Lunch and dinner onboard. Late afternoon arrival at the island of Mykonos (B, L, D)
Day 8: Kusadasi / Patmos Early morning arrival at Kusadasi. Optional tour at the ancient marble city of Ephesus. Departing for Patmos at noon. Arrival in Patmos where you have the opportunity to join an optional tour to the St. John Grotto. Departure at night for Heraklion-Crete (B, L, D)
Day 9: Heraklion-Crete / Santorini Early morning arrival at Heraklion-Crete. Optional tour to Knossos. Noon departure for Santorini. Afternoon arrival at Santorini. Enjoy this magnificent island though by many to be the remains of the lost Atlantis (B, L, D)
Day 10: Piraeus / Athens Departure Morning arrival in Piraeus and transfer to airport for your flight home (B)
Rates upon request for higher class hotel accommodation
Cruise onboard: Celestyal Olympia
Greek phrase of the day
pa'me gia' pso'nia: let's go shopping
Did you know that...
the first archaic utensils were found circa 4000 B.C. in Thessaly (central Greece) ?
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