8 Days Tour Package to the Islands and Historical Sites of Greece
Get an introduction to the country’s classical sites and picturesque Greek Islands by visiting the Athens City, Acropolis, New Acropolis Museum, Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Delphi, Olympia, Meteora and Athens 1 Day Cruise to 3 Islands
Relieve the glory of Ancient Greece with visits to Athens City most important historical sites – Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum, the well known Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site, Majestic Meteora Monasteries, the famous Delphi Archaeological Site, Epidaurus Ancient Theater, Historical Mycenae Archaeological Site and the First Capital of Greece – the lovely Nauplion City.
Have fun and relax under the Greek sun while cruising towards Hydra Island, Poros Island and Aegina Island.
What to Expect – Itinerary:
DAY 1 – Arrival to Athens City, Greece
Arrival to the airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos”. Transfer to your hotel.
*When making a booking please inform us about your date and time of flight arrival – Check in 14:00pm – Overnight.
DAY 2 – Athens Full Day City Tour
Departure in the morning from your hotel to discover, on this live Guided tour, The Athens City, Acropolis and Museum with Visit to The Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion.
Admire the beauties of all important historical and monumental sites such as Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro), Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Handrian’s Gate while listening to the fascinating stories of our Professional English Speaking Guide who leads you through the tour. Witness the unique ritual of Change of the Guards who guard the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of Greek Parliament (Ex-Royal Palace).
Taste the Mediterranean cuisine while having lunch (included in the price) in old town of Athens City – Plaka Historical Area with souvenir shops and restaurants.
Day 3 – 1 Day Cruise to 3 Islands
A day of fun and relaxation on the 1 Day Cruise to Hydra Island, Poros Island and Aegina Island enjoy an Open Lunch Buffet and Greek Folklore Show on board one of our Luxurious Cruise Ships main lounges or relax at one of many open decks. Explore this picturesque Islands on your own and relax like locals do in one of the numerous traditional “kafenion” on the islands.
DAY 4 – Start the Classical Tour to Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nauplion, Olympia
Discover Greece’s most important Archaeological Sites. First stop the magnificent Corinth Canal. Continuing for the Archaeological Site of Epidaurus and visit of the famous Epidaurus Ancient Theater well known for its remarkable acoustics. Look around the picturesque Nauplion City.
Admire at Mycenae Archaeological Site the famous Lion’s Gate and the Tomb of King Agamemnon. Then depart for Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Arrive at Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. Dinner at the Hotel – Overnight
DAY 5 – Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site – Rio Antirion – Delphi
Visit of the Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site with the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium. See the spot where the torch of the modern Olympic Games is lit and the Museum of Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site.
Drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia until the magnificent bridge that crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion, considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos and Itea, finally arrive to Delphi Archaeological Site. Dinner at the Hotel – Overnight
DAY 6 – Delphi Archaeological Site – Kalambaka
Admire the Museum of Delphi Archaeological Site with the famous bronze Charioteer, the statue of Antinoos, the athlete Aghias and the Delphi Archaeological Site in which you will be astonished by the Ancient Sanctuary and all the renowned ruins of the “Opals” (Navel) of the Ancient world.
On the way to Kalambaka, drive through Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala. Dinner at the Hotel – Overnight.
DAY 7 – Meteora Monasteries – Athens City
Built on top of Rock Towers the breathtaking Meteora Monasteries provide fantastic views over the plain.
On the way back to Athens City pass via Thermopylae and Kammena Vourla – Overnight.
DAY 8 – Athens City – Day of Departure
Enjoy your last free Day in Athens City. Depart from the hotel, according to your flight details to the Athens Airport.
Check out time 12:00pm
**When making a booking please state your fight departure date and time.