Experience the glory of ancient Greece on this 4-day trip from Athens. Visit important UNESCO World Heritage sites including ancient Olympia and Delphi, and overnight stay at Nafplio ,the first capital of modern Greece. The tour includes transportation by luxury air conditioned bus, professional guide, breakfast and dinner each day, entrance fees and choice between 3* or 4* hotel accommodation according to your budget.
1st DAY: Hop inside your luxury air conditioned coach and depart for the strategically Corinth Canal (short stop). Continue to Epidaurus archaeological site and learn about the development of classical Greek culture. Visit also the ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. After exploring, proceed to the beautiful seaport town of Nafplio. Free afternoon for walking around the old town of Nauplia (the first capital of Greece) or you can visit the Nauplia Gallery of Art with paintings of famous Greek artists dedicated to the Greek revolution. Dinner at the hotel.
2nd DAY: Free morning at your disposal to explore further this wonderful town. Depart around noon and through the plain of Argos arrive to Mycenae. Visit the impressive archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games, through the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight stay in Olympia.
3rd DAY: Rise early and meet your guide to explore the archaeological site of Olympia with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and also the archaeological Museum which inludes important exhibits. Depart via Rion, cross the Corinthian bay by the new bridge to Antirion. Pass by the city of Nafpaktos and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova. Overnight stay in Delphi or Itea.
4th DAY: Leave your hotel in the morning and visit the site of Delphi, one of the most important archaeological treasures of Greece. Explore this stunning UNESCO World Heritage site with your expert guide and marvel at the Temple of Apollo. Visit also the Museum of Delphi which includes numerous exhibitions and relics. In the afternoon return to Athens.
- Transportation by luxury air conditioned bus
- Professional and licensed guide
- Hotel accommodation (A class / T class)
- Breakfasts & dinners
- Entrance fees
- Hotel accommodation tax
- Drinks and beverages
- Gratuites (optional)
Keeping you safe (COVID-19 measures): Our staff is trained in the latest hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures. They use personal protective equipment (face masks/shields and optional gloves) and their wellness will be monitored daily to ensure a safe travel experience for you. Face masks are also required for travellers inside the museums. Buses are filled to only 50% of their capacity and the number of buses used is increased. The average cleaning time is doubled both during the day and after the end of the day. In addition, all sensitive touch areas such as seats, armrests, sidewalls, overhead bins, etc. are intensively cleaned and sanitized. The air inside the bus, on average, completely renewed every 3 minutes during cruise time. All Setra 515 buses in our fleet are equipped with HEPA/CARBON filters (High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestors), which capture more than 99% of even microscopic bacteria and viruses. Moreover, sanitizing dispensers are available at each door. Whisper audio devices will be given to all our travelers to keep social distance guidelines which are sanitized thoroughly both from our staff but also inside the charging cases with UVC lights.
Prices: All the mentioned prices are per person on twin sharing basis. In case of one traveler the single supplement option has to be chosen.
Hotel accommodation: A class (4*): Ippolity, Arty Grand, Apollonia (or similar hotels) - T class (3*): Victoria, Neda, Delphi Palace (or similar hotels)
Hotel accommodation tax: Paid directly in hotels as following: 5* hotels - 4 Euro per room/per night, 4* hotels - 3 Euro per room/per night, 3* hotels - 1.5 Euro per room/per night.